John Low East Africa Collection

Erika mpenzi Erika wahanisumbua sana

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:34

  • Cultures

    Swahili

  • Shelf mark

    C27/8

  • Recording date

    1979-12-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Lang'ata, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Performers

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

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: singer loves Erika but is told that he is too old for her; in defiance, he threatens to marry a girl of ten (rhythm: rumba). Performer notes: The performers belong to the Lagooli (Maragoli) culture group.

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