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Title Listen all around [sound recording] : the golden age of Central and Eastern African music.

Publication Info. [Atlanta, Georgia] : Dust to Digital, [2017]
©2017, ℗2017


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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q AFRICA LAA T21CD    Available
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Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 volume (82 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 15 x 19 cm)
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Physical Medium plastic metal 4 3/4 in. 1.4 m/s mass-produced
Description CD digital optical rda
CD 1.4 m/s
CD audio file rda
CD CD audio
Note Compact discs.
Title from disc labels.
Language Performed variously in Kiswahili, Hemba, Cilubá, Dholuo, Lingala, Buja, and Luba.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded chiefly by Hugh Tracey, 1950-1957, in Belgian Congo, Tanganyika, Kenya, Zanzibar, and Nyasaland (Malawi).
Note Booklet contains overall liner notes by Alex Perullo and notes on specific tracks.
Includes download code on card in book.
Contents CD contents. Disc 1. Listen all around. Mamboleyo = Affairs of today (Kalenga Antonance) ; Mamwana kufika munda = My love is upset (Ilunga Patrice and Misomba Victor and friends) ; Siwezi kuiacha rumba = I cannot give up rumba (Vijana wa Mbeya with Jim D. Gondwe) ; Stanleyville putulú = Stanleyville is dusty (Henri Bembele and Orchestra Tinapa) ; Kwa jinsi ninavyokupenda = How I love you (Dar es Salaam Jazz Band) ; Pini ochama = I was without hope (Lang Obier) -- Maringa and early popular Congolese music. So̳ko̳ olingi na-boma = If you want to kill me (Joseph Eluka and soldiers) ; Caroline zibula bango (Yemba Jean Batiste and soldiers) ; Tála bango = Watch them (Société Edemi de Stanleyville, led by Elise Edemi) -- Influced by traditional rhythms. Gitari na Congo = Guitar of the Congo (Bakia Pierre) ; Birima (Morris Kalala) ; Mangwasi (Tauni Mwenasasu and friend) ; Napenda = I love (Coast Social Orchestra, leader, Alexander Ayub) ; Mamie sistah mai deah = Mommy, sister my dear (Coast Social Orchestra, leader, Alexander Ayub) -- Blues, folk and country music. Chemirocha III (Chemutoi Ketienya and Kipsigis girls) ; Mpenzi wangu wanitupa = My sweetheart left me (Sunderland String Band) ; Mpenzi wangu, umepotea mjini = My love, you have disappeared in town (Lang Obiero) ; Jumamosi kuna vigelegele = On Saturday, there is celebration (Lang Obiero) ; Maivuno ni kilema = Jealousy is a vice (ORCLOS, leader, Ombiza Charles) ; Kisima cha wivu = Well of jealousy (Kimambo Brothers) -- Highlife and jazz-influenced music. Moyo wanitanga-tanga = My heart is troubled (Coast Social Orchestra, leader, Alexander Ayub) ; Nali Kisafiri = As I was traveling (Coast Social Orchestra, leader, Alexander Ayub) ; Wapenzi kuwaona = We are pleased to see you and to be together (ECO (East Coast Orchestra) African Band).
CD contents. Disc 2. Fingerstyle guitar. Mama Josefina = Mama Josefina (Ilunga Patrice, Misomba Victor, and friends) ; Jean Ndjela ku parquet = Jean Ndjela before the high court (ORCLOS, leader, Ombiza Charles) ; Pipi na dongo = Candy and okra (Norbert de Magaro) ; Kilio mama = Mother's cries (Ezekiel Kamenga and Luba men) -- Cuban influences. Mwendo tulikwenda = The journey that we took (Mwenda Jean Bosco and singers) ; Doa jeupe = White spot (ECO (East Coast Orchestra) African Band, leader, Mohammed Ngala Badi) ; Eh, Mwajuma wanikataa = Eh, Mwajuma, you have turned me down (Sunderland String Band, leader, Louis Mellito) ; Marie wabolingo = Marie, my love (Samuel Colon and Baninga Baye) ; Hayo Siyakweli = It's not true (Dar es Salaam Jazz Band, leader, Shabani Abdullah) -- Copying from each others. Nimepata mpenzi, mtoto, modog mzuri simwachi = I got a young, beautiful girl that I won't leave (Dar es Salaam Jazz Band, leader, Shabani Abdullah (Mwankema)) ; Nimepata mpenzi, mtoto mzuri = I got a young, beautiful girl (Chipukizi Rumba, leader, Abdala Ibrahimu) ; Mtoto mzuri simwachi = I won't leave a young, beautiful girl (Vijana wa Mbeya) -- Big band jazz and ballroom dance music. Chineno = Little speech (Merry Black Birds, leader, Ally Sykes) ; Chaupele mpenzi = Chaupele, my love (Merry Black Birds, leader, Ally Aykes) ; Ushuru wa guitare = Payments for (playing) guitar (ORCLOS, leader, Ombiza Charles) ; Mapani = Mapani's band (Katanga Dance Orchestra) -- Brass and military bands. Mahaba matamu = How sweet is our love (Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman) ; Shukurani = Give thanks (Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman) ; Hawana kazi makarani = They have no work, those clerks (Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman) -- Other influences. Dada Mwajuma nifichie siri yangu = Sister Mwajuma, keep my secret (Chipukizi Rumba, leader, Abdala Ibrahimu) ; Skoot = Scouts (Chibanda Baudouin) ; Dhi dala u = Go back to your home (Lake Victoria Band) ; Nabela (Kamwema Jean and his friends) ; Tulale ngonga imelia = The time has come to sleep (ORCLOS, leader, Ombiza Charles).
Subject Popular music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- 1941-1950.
Popular music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- 1951-1960.
Popular music -- Tanzania -- 1941-1950.
Popular music -- Tanzania -- 1951-1960.
Popular music -- Kenya -- 1941-1950.
Popular music -- Kenya -- 1951-1960.
Popular music -- Malawi -- 1941-1950.
Popular music -- Malawi -- 1951-1960.
Genre/Form Popular music.
Added Author Tracey, Hugh, recordist.
Perullo, Alex, writer of introduction.
Note Additional subtitle on title page of book: 1950s popular music from the Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, and Kenya.
Music No. DTD-52 Dust to Digital

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