John Low East Africa Collection

Wichkuot Omaka

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:57

  • Cultures

    Luo

  • Shelf mark

    C27/8

  • Recording date

    1979-12-31

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Gor Mahia Hotel, Akala, Gem, Western Kenya

  • Performers

    Oyugi, Tobias (guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: story about how Tobias got into trouble for drinking, but later was given a cow for his guitar playing; the joys and tribulations of the guitarist's life (rhythm: foxtrot or march). Performer notes: Oyugi belongs to the Luo culture group.

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