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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Makakanikwa kwimba mbele |

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ILAM

Topical song performed by a man who is accompanied by clapping. ILAM field card number is unknown

Wachesaji wa Manyanga (Performer)

1950-00-00 Clapping | East African | ILAM | Male singing | Nyamwezi | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | traditional | Wachesaji wa Manyanga
Malume gasimba chilumenda |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by the Ilimba mbira, which has the lowest tones of any mbira
Refer ILAM field card D2X9

Ngaina Nolo
Mtonya Bota

1950-06-17 East African | Gogo | ILAM | Ilimba mbira | lowest tones | Mtonya Bota | Ngaina Nolo | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical
Manalapo sikulume nawe |

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ILAM

Topical song in which permission is asked to speak to someone in private. Refer ILAM field card number E2D4

Dick Ncube (Performer)
Enoch Chuma (Performer)
Samson Ncube (Performer)

1951-06-07 Chuma,Enoch | Guitar | ILAM | Ncube,Dick | Ncube,Samson | Ndebele | Private | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | Speak | topical | traditional | Violin | Zimbabwe
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
Maria so Kela mpepe |

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ILAM

In the song, the husband asks his wife to roll him a cigarette. The song is accompanied by playing on a button accordian. Refer ILAM field card F1K7

Enoch Mpande

1952-01-19 Accordion | Bemba | cigarette | Enoch Mpande | ILAM | Northern Rhodesia | smoke | Song | Southern African | topical | Zambia
Mashumba Ringeni |

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ILAM

Song asking Mondoro spirits to approach. Refer ILAM field card number E2C22

S Kwatara (Performer-mbira)
Siri Musonzo (Performer-rattle)

1951-06-06 Folk | ILAM | Kwatara,S. | Mbira huru | Mondoro | Musonzo,Siri | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | spirits | topical | traditional | Whosho rattles | Zezuru | Zimbabwe
Masudi wakafa kwabolya; Masudi is dead, so now we will eat |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by 3 conical drums
Refer ILAM field card D4C11

Masudi bini Amari
Nyamwezi men and women

1950-07-18 conical | Drum | East African | hands | ILAM | Masudi bini Amari | Nyamwezi | Nyamwezi | Song | Sticks | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical
Michaeli Owuo | East African

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied by the guitar. Further details refer ILAM field card number D4R16

JP Odera

1950-08-01 dance | Dho Luo | East African | Guitar | ILAM | Indigenous music | Odera,J.P. | Popular music | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | Traditional music
Monozofara Kwazwo |

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ILAM

Topical song by minstrels, accompanied by guitars. Refer ILAM field card E2P15

Charles Kachisin
Kenneth Manda
Micher Chitima

1951-06-19 Chitima,Micheri | Guitar | ILAM | Kachisi,Charles | Malawi | Manda,Kenneth | Manyika | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | topical
Mtali ino pisa |

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ILAM

Topical song by minstrels, accompanied by guitars. Refer ILAM field card E2P13

Charles Kachisin
Kenneth Manda
Micher Chitima

1951-06-19 Chitima,Micheri | Guitar | ILAM | Instrumental | Kachisi,Charles | Malawi | Manda,Kenneth | Manyika | minstrel | Nyasaland | Southern African | topical
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