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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
A buthu wa cimbia |

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ILAM

Song performed by young girls who are accompanied by 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

Nancy Luhama (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)
Young girls (Performer)


1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Girls singing | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle beats | Nyasaland | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka
A Pongozi mbanonska |

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ILAM

Traditional song performed by young girls, accompanied by beats on the mortar and pestle. ILAM field card is unknown

Nancy Luhama (Performer)
Mwenela Kaunda (Performer)
Dandy Boys (Performer)

1950-00-00 Call and response | Dandy Boys | Heya | ILAM | Kaunda,Mwenela | Luhana,Nancy | Malawi | Mortar and pestle | Nyasaland | singing | Song | Southern African | traditional | Tumbuka | Young girls
Aba Seveni abada |

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ILAM

Topical song asking people in Uganda to love one another. The song is accompanied by several traditional instruments. Refer ILAM field card number D5V7

Zakaria Kasara (Performer)
Endongo za Buganda (Performer)

1950-08-30 Central African | Drum | Endongo bowl lyre with 8 strings | Endongo za Buganda | Ganda | ILAM | Ndingidi | Ntenga | Ntenga single laced conical drum | one string bowed lute | Respect | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Zakaria Kasara
Abanensu |

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ILAM

Yodelling song performed by cowboys in Zimbabwe. Refer ILAM field card number E2C20

Gabriel Yumba (Performer)
Fraser Chiwala (Performer)

1951-06-06 Bemba | Chiwala,Fraser | Cowboy | Folk | friends | Guitar | ILAM | Song | Southern African | Southern Rhodesia | traditional | Yodelling | Yumba,Gabriel | Zimbabwe
Abatuga abagalana |

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ILAM

Topical song asking people in Uganda to love one another. The song is accompanied by several traditional instruments. Refer ILAM field card number D5V6

Zakaria Kasara (Performer)
Endongo za Buganda (Performer)

1950-08-30 bowl lyre with 8 strings | Central African | Drum | Endongo | Endongo za Buganda | Ganda | ILAM | Ndingidi | Ntenga | one string bowed lute | Respect | single laced conical drum | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Zakaria Kasara
Ako Maraba |

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ILAM

Topical song about prostitutes who are always in trouble and do not know the reason. Refer ILAM field card D6B9

Abimereki Wesonga (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | Gishu | ILAM | Lute | Prostitution | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda | Wesonga,Abinereki
Ali Mu Clu |

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ILAM

A song which encourages women to join social clubs since their emancipation is on its way. Refer ILAM field card number D5Y9

Nawandala Social Club (Performer)

1950-09-02 Central African | Clapping | Clubs | Emancipation | ILAM | Laced conical drum | Nawandala Social Club | Soga | Song | Stick | traditional | Uganda | women
Ali wanyola manwa |

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ILAM

Topical song about a greedy man who visits everyone for the purpose of eating more cassava. Refer ILAM field card number D6B6

Musolwa (Performer)
Gishu men (Performer)

1950-09-05 Bowl doubles as serving bowl and music instrument | Cassava | Central African | Gishu | Gishu | Greedy man | ILAM | Inverted bowl played with sticks | Musolwa | Song | topical | traditional | Uganda
Anamwang'anga |

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ILAM

The song is about servants being too afraid to disturb their king, the Kabaka. The song is accompanied by drums and flutes. Refer ILAM field card number D5W4

Abalere ba Kabaka (Performer)

1950-08-31 Abalere ba Kabaka | Central African | Class status | Conical Drum | Cylindrical Drum | Drum | End blown - notched and open | Flute | Ganda | Household | ILAM | Ndere flute | Song | traditional | Uganda
Aroko wendi wuododengo |

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ILAM

Nyangile dance song performed by men who are accompanied by beats from a sound box and chimes. ILAM field card number is unknown

Asunga Okwela (Performer)
Onge Maina (Performer)

1950-00-00 chimes | dance | East African | ILAM | Luo | Maina,Onge | Males singing | Nyangile | Okwela,Asunga | Song | Sound-box | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
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