John Low East Africa Collection

Tulikuwa kwetu Mulunya

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:02

  • Cultures

    Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/7

  • Recording date

    1979-12-16

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Kawongware [Kawangware] Estate, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Osale, William (bottle / singer, male), Ouko, Johnson (guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song by George Mukabi, sung by Johnson Ouko; a song of lament, from their home village, about the death of Murunga. Performer notes: All performers belong to Luhya [Luyia] culture group - Kissa [Kisa] dialect.

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