John Low East Africa Collection

Siku Nyingi Wewe Bado Sijakuona

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:44

  • Cultures

    Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/7

  • Recording date

    1979-12-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Kawongware [Kawangware] Estate, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Anyanga, David Jairo (acoustic guitar, home made), Kisaka, Seth (bottle - rhythm), Osaka, Jackson (fanta bottle [ribbed - for a 'maracas' effect]), Osale, William (acoustic guitar / singer, male), Ouko, Johnson (acoustic guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: 2 themes: (1) love song and William's success with women; (2) singer and relative are followed by people in a car with a panga (machete) (this is followed by a demo of guitar parts - 1st Osale, 2nd Ouko). Performer notes: All performers belong to Luhya [Luyia] culture group.

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