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Bampalana |

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ILAM

The song is performed by a man who is asking for protection from the English since he feels hated by his community. Refer ILAM field card number D6B8

Isaya Deka (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | English protection | Gwere | Hatred | Horizontal | ILAM | Isaya Deka | Ntongoni six string harp | Ntongori harp | Soga | Song | Tetratonic | topical | Uganda
Mujenje |

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ILAM

The song says women who eat in public spaces like the market, have poor manners. Refer ILAM field card number D6B12

Wanyera Natembla (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Gishu | ILAM | Kengele bell | Siilili two string lute | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Wanyera Natembla | women
Maningi silami mo nilobala |

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ILAM

Topical dance song also used for the Sipelu dance for men ad women. It is accompanied by the Kangombio mbira. Refer ILAM field card C3V2

Longwani Nanjeko

1949-08-03 dance | Entertainment | ILAM | Kangombio | Longwani | Lozi | Mbira | Nanjeko | Northern Rhodesia | Sipelu | Song | Southern African | topical | Zambia
Inkoko Yasindili Waltz |

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ILAM

Topical dance song in triple time, performed by men who are accompanied by the banjo and mandoline. ILAM field card number is unknown

1950-00-00 banjo | Central African | dance | ILAM | Males singing | Mandoline | Nyoro | Popular | Song | topical | Triple time | Uganda
Naiviki; Mama Naiviki-za |

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ILAM

Topical mine song also used for the Chizanda dance
Refer ILAM field card C3O11

Bernard Sachinati

1949-07-27 Chizanda | Chokwe | dancing | ILAM | Luvale | mine | Northern Rhodesia | Sachinati,Bernard | Song | Southern African | topical | Zambia
Azungu musinjilo |

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ILAM

Topical self-delectative song accompanied by the Bango board zither. Refer ILAM field card D2A6

Eliya Chaya

1950-05-26 Bango | delectative | Eliya Chaya | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | topical | Tumbuka | Zither
Amama nkhawawone |

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ILAM

Topical self-delectative song accompanied by the Bango board zither. Refer ILAM field card D2A6a

Eliya Chaya

1950-05-26 Bango | delectative | Eliya Chaya | Henga | ILAM | Malawi | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | topical | Tumbuka | Zither
Waikova |

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ILAM

Topical song about a beautiful bird, accompanied by various instruments. Refer ILAM field card number D5Y4

Kuruseni (Performer)
Soga men (Performer)

1950-09-02 Bird | Budongo Likembe mbiras | Call and response | Central African | flat Nsaasi rattle | ILAM | Kuruseni | Likembe | Mbira | Soga | Soga | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda
Kaitana |

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ILAM

Topical song about a chief who fell out of favour with the English and wanted to resign from the position. The song is accompanied by the Nanga zither. Refer ILAM field card number D4X17

Abdalla Feze Ibraim (Performer)

1950-00-00 East African | Haya | Ibrahim,Abdalla Feza | ILAM | Male singing | Nanga trough zither | Nyoro | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical
Mulavu | Central African

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ILAM

Topical song about a Chief who wrongfully asked his people to uproot their crops. Further details refer ILAM field card number D5Y19

S Mondo
Nasuti Social Clu

1950-09-02 Central African | Chief Malavu | Folk music | Ground nuts | ILAM | Indigenous music | Mondo,S. | Nasuti Social Club | Ntongoli eight string lyre | reprimand | Soga | Song | topical | Traditional music | Uganda
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