John Low East Africa Collection

Zimbanga Dorika

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  • Cultures

    Lagooli (Maragoli)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Lang'ata, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

    Jeremiah, Hesbon Odengo (bottle), Rokaro, John (fanta bottle), Viduyu, Henry (guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song about Dorika, who urinated in the river at the place where people collect their water; her lover beat her for this (rhythm: Umotibo). Performer notes: The performers belong to the Lagooli (Maragoli) culture group.

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