John Low East Africa Collection

Shi Tamu Tamu

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Shinyalu market, near Kakamega, Kenya

  • Performers

    Mugodo, Bernard (singer, male), Mugodo, Jim Lasco (guitar / singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song about a girl who is a sweet as a sweet (this was the style that the early Luhya guitarists used to play in the 1940s). Performer notes: The performers probably belong to the Luhya [Luyia] culture group (Sukha or Idakho).

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