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W'odo - Welcome Song
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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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Drums of Defiance: Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of Jamaica
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 9 mins
Featuring complex, West African influenced drumming and dancing, this little-known rural tradition is at the heart of modern, politically charged reggae music. The conviction heard here reveals a long history of struggle. During the 17th and 18th centuries, some of the Africans brought to Jamaica as slaves escap...
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 9 mins
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Brittania Hatsiatsia Songs
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 7 mins
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 7 mins
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Tune for Leading the Bridegroom
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produced by Andre Hadju and Yaakov Mazor; in Hassidic Tunes of Dancing and Rejoicing (Folkways Records, 1978), 3 mins
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produced by Andre Hadju and Yaakov Mazor; in Hassidic Tunes of Dancing and Rejoicing (Folkways Records, 1978), 3 mins
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Music from an Equatorial Microcosm: Fang Bwiti Music from Gabon Republic, Africa, with Mbiri Selections
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produced by James W. Fernandez, fl. 1973 (Folkways Records, 1973), 48 mins
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produced by James W. Fernandez, fl. 1973 (Folkways Records, 1973), 48 mins
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Music of Guatemala, Vol. 2
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produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 42 mins
Produced and recorded by Jacques Jangoux.

"The music presented in this album is typical of rural Guatemala. Most of the inhabitants of this area are Indians of Mayan descent, but almost everywhere in the Guatemalan countryside one can also find Ladinos: persons, of whatever descent, who speak Spanish in their...
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produced by Jacques Jangoux (Folkways Records, 1973), 42 mins
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Kete: Kyenkyehene
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in Music of the Ashanti of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1979), 5 mins
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in Music of the Ashanti of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1979), 5 mins
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Msuwaki
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(1934, 1938 and 1939); produced by Alan W. Boyd; in Music of the Waswahili of Lamu, Kenya, Vol. 3: Secular Music (Folkways Records, 1985), 2 mins
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(1934, 1938 and 1939); produced by Alan W. Boyd; in Music of the Waswahili of Lamu, Kenya, Vol. 3: Secular Music (Folkways Records, 1985), 2 mins
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Marching the Children Home/ Glory Halleluja
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produced by Stephen D. Glazier; in Spiritual Baptist Music of Trinidad (Folkways Records, 1980), 6 mins
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produced by Stephen D. Glazier; in Spiritual Baptist Music of Trinidad (Folkways Records, 1980), 6 mins
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