John Low East Africa Collection

Jose Okaro na Reuben Ochieng

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:44

  • Cultures

    Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/7

  • Recording date

    1979-12-12

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Kawongware [Kawangware] Estate, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Iterman (bottle), Osale, William (guitar / singer, male), Pascal (fanta bottle), Singer, male [unknown]

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song praises Okaro and Ochieng, elders of Kissa (Osale's home); and story of journey to and from Nairobi and the people met on the way, including John Mwale, another well-known Luhya guitarist. Performer notes: All performers belong to Luhya [Luyia] culture group - Kissa [Kisa] dialect.

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