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Abafazi pandle (Field Card)
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Drinking parties in this region were usually held inside the huts as there is plenty of wind over the open downs, especially near the sea. The song calls on the women to leave the hut to the men, as they pass the beer around and sing their drinking songs.
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Abafazi pandle (Track)
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Drinking parties in this region were usually held inside the huts as there is plenty of wind over the open downs, especially near the sea. The song calls on the women to leave the hut to the men, as they pass the beer around and sing their drinking songs.
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Adiyo jaxo kxaja nkwe (Field Card)
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"If you stone a leapord, it will kill you. Who are we going to dance with? There is nobody who can stone a leapord, Everybody says so." Chorus: - "Adiyo."
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Adya moreyana (Track)
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They could not explain the significance of this statement and whether the drink or the song might have killed a weaker man! "Mapolwane wa kolobe O phela ka go ja leraga Mpinelele ke rayile Thabakgolo ke kgosi ya gokwala O philiye ka yona kosa yoni." "A piglet lives on mud. Sing that I may dance. Thabakgolo is a gr...
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Amalume kuwayawa (Track)
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"Boys marry young girls. Whi is Lami going to marry? You will never have any food You're going to eat your mother My uncle is not settled For he thinks I am his wife." One woman claps gently in the background.
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Amalume (Track)
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"Uncle, uncle, uncle, drink your beer carefully. They who hate me, Eyae! They would put poison in my beer. Uncle drink your beer carefully."
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Andisaguta (Track)
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"I am not yet full I have not yet had enough But when I am full Then I will hit those women over there." A song sung in jest.
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Arap Kibaigong (Field Card)
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The song tells the story of a certain man who was given a pig to look after. He failed to do so properly and was warned that he would be beaten for his negligence. "Arap" means "the son of". The two note chorus is typical of many Kipsigis songs.
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Arap Momoen I (Track)
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Two drinking songs under the same title expressing thanks to their host for the party and wishing him 'farewell' as they leave.
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Arap Momoen II (Field Card)
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Two drinking songs under the same title expressing thanks to their host for the party and wishing him 'farewell' as they leave.
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