John Low East Africa Collection


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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Holoqtiray [Holoqtiirag?] village, Deemay location, Sablaale District, Somalia

  • Performers

    Cali, Cusmaan Yaroow (solo singer, male), Caliyow, Ibraahim Xasan (solo singer, male), Chorus, Dooyow, Bitoow Maaday (solo singer, male), Ibraahim, Aadan Caliyoow (solo singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Love song, not usually performed in public at festive occasions but more privately in the evening. Performer notes: Of the Jiddo [Jiidu?] clan. Recording notes: Recorded in stereo. Recordist's notes: in John Low's notes, this is no. 171; Tape 9, Side 2 [Somalia tapes]

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