John Low East Africa Collection

Maitu Njeri

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Muchatha, near Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Muiruri, Silas (guitar / singer, male), Wanganangu, Mtonga (singer, male / rattle)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: lament for death of mother (imitation of Jimmy Rogers' country singing and playing). Performer notes: The performers belong to Kikuyu culture group.

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