Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Wilaponi mbilapano pa munzi | Central African

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ILAM

Ulimba dance song for men and women. Further details refer ILAM field card number C4V6

Kumbale Lungu
Nsenga men and women

1949-08-29 Central African | Clapping | dance | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lungu,Kumbale | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Seven note | Song | Traditional music | Ulimba | Xylophone | Zambia
Witch docto | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Mbube style dance song. Further details refer ILAM field card number DC43

The Natal Champions (Performer)

1948-00-00 Call and response | dance | ILAM | Isicathamiya | Mbube | men and women | Natal Champions | Part-singing | Popular music | Solo and chorus | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zulu
Woba newali ogya nalyo |

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ILAM

Song addressed to a group of women saying they are fit to marry lepers only. Refer ILAM field card numberD5Y6

Nawandala Social Club (Performer)
Leader Sefoloza (Performer)

1950-09-02 Central African | Disease | Drum | exhortation | ILAM | Laced conical drum | Leprosy | Nawandala Social Club | Sefoloza | Soga | Song | sticks Clapping | traditional | Uganda
Woca mwana |

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ILAM

Humorous song with Bango board zither. Translated English title - "She burnt the child." Further details refer ILAM field card (D2A9)

Nezala Shonga (Composer/Performer)

1950-05-26 Bango | Board zither | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zither
Woh-he! Mntanethu | Southern African

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ILAM

Song from the play "Chief above and Chief below" from Act I, Scene 3. Translated English title - :Wo..hey! Lass." Further details refer ILAM record number AC0004

Hugh Tracy (Composer)
King Edward Masinga (Composer)
Zulu Radio Choir (Performer)

1944-02-13 Choral music | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Masinga,King Edward | Natal | Play | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
Wola mwana |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP 2431

Nezala Shonga (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-05-26 Bango board zithe | East African | Folk music | Henga | Humorous | ILAM | Indigenous music | Malawi | Mzimba | Nezala Shonga | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka
Wolemwa |

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ILAM

Song performed by a man who is accompanied on the 11 note Bangwe board zither. Refer ILAM field card DA17

Weleka Lumbe (Performer)

1950-04-29 Bangwe board zither | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lumbe,Weleka | men | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Wolemwa |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number: TP2761

Weleka Lumbe (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Bangwe board zithe | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lumbe,Weleka | Sena | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Woza Womlilo |

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ILAM

Marabi town dance song for men and women, accompanied by guitar. The English title is Come with the fire. Refer ILAM field card DH10

Lower Gwelo Choir (Performer)
Leader Fraser Mpofu (Composer)

1950-05-06 dance | Fraser Mpofu | Guitar | ILAM | Lower Gwelo Choir | Marabi | men | Ndebele | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | women | Zimbabwe | Zulu
Wozani |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number TP0474-ABC11900

Composer not specified
Glamour Girls (Performer)

1951-00-00 Glamour Girls | ILAM | Jive | Piano | Song | Southern African
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