John Low East Africa Collection

Rafiki Wangu Akipika Pombe

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:21

  • Cultures

    Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/8

  • Recording date

    1979-12-19

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Kawongware [Kawangware], near Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Osale, William (singer, male / rattle), Ouko, Johnson (bass guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Comic song about a so-called 'friend' who says his wife is ill, to disguise the fact that they are brewing beer that they don't want to share with their friends. Performer notes: The performers belong to Kissa [Kisa - dialect of Luyia] culture group.

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