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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Anindo Kaparo ndalo |

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ILAM

Topical song performed on guitars and mandoline in three-four beat. The song is sung by a man. ILAM field card number is unknown

FH Simon Amollo (Performer)
Ibrahim Abongo (Performer)

1950-00-00 Dho Luo | East African | FH Simon Amollo | Guitar | Ibrahim Abongo | ILAM | Mandoline | singing | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | Waltz
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
Bakuzonda | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR3758.

Japhet Simbini (Performer)
Simbini (Composer)

1960-00-00 Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Japhet Simbini | Mandolin | Shangaan | Simbini | Southern African | topical | Vocal
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
Bana twai musalemba |

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM field card number: F1Y 5

Kayoka Ladislas (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-02-10 Belgian Congo | Central African | Chisanzhi mbira | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Elizabethville | Folk music | ILAM | Indigenous music | Kayoka Ladislas | Luba | Luba | topical
Bireke Bifwerya |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by the drum and clapping. ILAM field card number is unknown

Ernest Kibuka (Performer)
Unknown others (Performer)

1950-00-00 Arabic | Chant-like | Clapping | Drum | East African | Ernest Kibuka | Haya | ILAM | Nyoro | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | traditional
Bukwe kaoma kalawama |

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ILAM

Topical story song. Refer ILAM field card CRZ13

Maliya Mutale
Bemba women at Kitwe

1949-08-07 Bemba | Bemba | ILAM | Kitwe | Maliya Mutale | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | story | topical | Zambia
Busumbu Balulima |

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ILAM

The song is about the miners not knowing why the phosphate is being mined. Refer ILAM field card number D6B3

Isaka Kitutu (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Gishu | ILAM | Isaka Kitutu | Leg bells | Nilotic tradition of playing | Phosphate | Seven string Litungu bowl lyre | Song | topical | Uganda
Bwana Leja |

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ILAM

The song is about a government official who had stolen a cow to feed the troops. Refer ILAM field card number D6B1

Thomas Mulungo (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Gishu | ILAM | Leg bells | Seven string Litungu bowl lyre | Song | Stolen cow | Thomas Mulungo | topical | Uganda
Championi | Southern African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR3761.

The Makala Singers (Performer)
F. Ncha (Composer)
A. Malatsi (Composer)

1900-01-00 Autoharp | Drum | F. Ncha | ILAM | Indigenous music | Makala Singers | Malatsi, A. | Pedi | Rattle | Southern African | topical | Vocal
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