Song

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Yinina le we Sponono | Southern African

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ILAM

A walking song about a girl who had rubbed butter all over her body and her face. Refer ILAM field card H1E1

Zulu girls (Performer)

1955-01-28 butte | face cream | ILAM | Song | South Africa | Southern African | walking | Zulu | Zulu | Zululand
Yinindaba wena, my boy |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM shellac record number TP0564-XYZ4668

Composer not specified
George Sibanda (Performer)
Sibanda, G. (Performer)

1950-00-00 Guitar | ILAM | Ndebele | Nguni | Sibanda, George | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Zimbabwe
Yithi Agahamba Ngaphansi | Southern African

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ILAM

Unaccompanied song for a choir from "Nkosiyaphansi and Nkosiyaphezulu." Further details refer ILAM record number AC0006

Composer not specified
Zulu Radio Choir (Performer)

1943-10-29 Choir | Choral music | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Natal | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
Yo walele yo walele muya bwanga |

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ILAM

Royal Luunda dance performed at Kazembe Kawambwa district
Refer ILAM field card C3I10

Luunda men and women
Chief Kazembe

1949-07-21 Chief Kazembe | dance | ILAM | Luunda | Luunda | memory | Northern Rhodesia | old chiefs | royal | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Yole aMasumba tione kwati ayole (a) Aiyoba kumusana kaingo, The leopard has sprung onto the cyclist's back (b) |

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ILAM

Chitelele dance song for young girls, accompanied by clapping. Refer ILAM field card c3t8

Alubina Nsofu
Nsenga girls

1949-08-01 Chitelele | Clapping | dance | girls | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | Nsenga | Nsenga | Nsofu,Alubina | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Yona yo yogcina Kithina | Southern African

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ILAM

Song from the play "Chief above and Chief below" from Act I, Scene 3. Further details refer ILAM record number AC0002

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

1945-03-18 Choral music | Durban | ILAM | KwaZulu-Natal | Masinga,King Edward | Natal | Play | Song | South Africa | Southern African | Tracey, Hugh | Unaccompanied | Zulu | Zulu Radio Choir
You say you not want me again | West African

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ILAM

Calypso dance song performed by a small band of musicians

Calender (Performer)
Maringar Band (Performer)

1958-00-00 Calendar | Call and response | Calypso | Creole | dance | Drum | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Man singing | Maringar Band | Popular music | Rhythmic beats on bottle | Sierra Leone | Song | West African
Yowulamba | Southern African

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ILAM

Humorous song with rattles, Chipudane mouth bow and gourd blowing. Further details refer to ILAM field card G1A7

Sauti Natsemo (Composer/Performer)

1954-06-06 bow | Chipudane | Gourd | Hlengwe | Humorous | ILAM | Mozambique | Panda | Portuguese East Africa | Rattle | Sauti Matseno | Song | Southern African | Tswa
Zalwa deleva |

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ILAM

Humorous song, Unaccompanied. Further details refer to ILAM field card no. D3I5

Idi Selemani (Performer)

1950-06-28 Daressalaam | East African | Folk song | Humorous | Idi Selemani | ILAM | Indigenous music | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | Unaccompanied
Zani muoni kayoni kana matengezela; Come see the long tailed bird |

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ILAM

Drinking song with humour
Refer ILAM field card C3Q12

Rubeni Mhango
Henga men and women at the Mufulira Mine

1949-07-29 drinking | Henga | Henga | humou | ILAM | Mhango,Rubeni | Mufulira Mine | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Tumbuka | Zambia
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