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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Naftali Ouko |

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ILAM

Praise song for a friend who is regarded an excellent bicycle mender, accompanied by bells and a lyre. Refer ILAM field card number D6J4

Daudi Otuoma (Performer)

1950-09-13 Bicycle mender | Daudi Otuoma | Dholuo | East African | Gara leg bells | ILAM | Kenya | praise | Song | Thum eight string lyre | traditional
Nalaluwa deleva |

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ILAM

Traditional love song. Refer ILAM field card number D3F8

Tatu Ali (Performer)
Nyamwezi men and women (Performer)

1950-06-25 Ali,Tatu Binti | East African | Folk | ILAM | love | Nguja | Nyamwezi | Song | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
Nam Mukhali |

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ILAM

Man singing a traditional song while accompaned on the Ligombo zither. There are tapping sounds in the background. ILAM field card number is unknown

Paneras (Performer)
Anselm P Mkwama (Performer)

1950-00-00 Anselm P. Mkwama | East African | Hehe | ILAM | Ligombo zithe | Male singing | Pancras Mkwana | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
Namfikilankhu |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by the beats on the mortar and pestle. The voices of the singers appear not to be those of the names mentioned on the record label. ILAM field card is unknown

Young girls (Performer)
James Chirwa (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Chirwa,James | Dandy Boys | Drum | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Malawi | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
Nani mukhabi |

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ILAM

Male singing a topical song, accompanied by the Ligombo zither and tapping sounds which correspond with the rhythms on the zither. ILAM field card number is unknown

Paneras (Performer)
Anselm P Mkwama (Performer)

1950-00-00 Anselm P. Mkwama | East African | Hehe | ILAM | Ligombo zithe | Male singing | Pancras Mkwana | Rhythmic tapping | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | topical | traditional
Napenda weleza kisi |

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ILAM

Instrumental piece performed on the xylophone. The information on the field card and the sound on the record do not correspond with the information on the record label. Refer ILAM field card number D3W5

The Alwattan Music Club (Performer)
Leader Subeti Salim Saidi (Performer)

1950-07-12 Alwattan Music Club | East African | ILAM | Instrumental | Nguja | Subeti Salim Saidi | Swahili | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Xylophone
Ndalama ndi Salama |

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ILAM

Topical song accompanied on the Bangwe zither. ILAM field card is unknown

Beti Kamanga (Performer)

1950-00-00 Bangwe zither | ILAM | Kamanga,Beti | Malawi | Man singing | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | Tonga | topical | traditional
Nene nawile kibukulu |

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ILAM

Wigasha dance song performed by men. ILAM field card number is unknown

Kiloseja Mwana Nkoko (Performer)
not specified others (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | dance | East African | ILAM | Kilogeja Mwana Nkoko | men | Nyamwezi | Song | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Wigasha
Neura; Air on Njaridza |

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ILAM

An Air based on a traditional tune
Refer ILAM field card AQ11

Chabarwa Musunda

1948-04-30 Ai | ILAM | Karanga | Musunda,Chabarwa | Njanja | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | traditional | tune | Zimbabwe
Ngoma ya Shirilo |

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ILAM

Song performed by a lead singer and a chorus, with the accompaniment of guitars. The record label calls the song a lament but it is fairly lively. Refer ILAM field card number D8G3

Feliciano Gomez (Composer/Performer)
Unidentified others (Performer)

1950-11-01 Gomez,Feliciano Muntano | Guitar | ILAM | Lead singer and chorus | Makwekwe | Mozambique | Popular | Portuguese East Africa | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tswa
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