Browse Titles - 117 results

×
John Cosmos Owade (Field Card)
See details
John Cosmos Owade was a rich patron of the singer. Since any party in the district was not complete without his music he was always invited to play, and it was J. C. Owade who footed the bill. He deserves this 'loving song' as he calls it. The melodies played on the accordion between verses seem to have little or...
×
John Cosmos Owade (Track)
See details
John Cosmos Owade was a rich patron of the singer. Since any party in the district was not complete without his music he was always invited to play, and it was J. C. Owade who footed the bill. He deserves this 'loving song' as he calls it. The melodies played on the accordion between verses seem to have little or...
×
John Omuoso (Field Card)
See details
John Omuoso was a very good friend of the singer. He gave him his big bed, big enough to hold four men. He also gave him a bull and for all this Daudi loves Omuoso like a brother. Omuoso, they say, has four wives, all very gentle ladies. (It is not clear what relationship there is between the four man bed and the...
×
John Omuoso (Track)
See details
John Omuoso was a very good friend of the singer. He gave him his big bed, big enough to hold four men. He also gave him a bull and for all this Daudi loves Omuoso like a brother. Omuoso, they say, has four wives, all very gentle ladies. (It is not clear what relationship there is between the four man bed and the...
×
John Otwal (Track)
See details
"John Otwal, so the singer states, had helped him when he had no transport from Kisumu to his home and, in addition, had presented him with 100 shillings as a token of affection and esteem. He wanted all the people to know what a good friend he was." The intrusion of the fireigh instrument, the accordion has undou...
×
John Owade (Field Card)
See details
"I have an uncle, John Owade, who is the nicest man on earth. He bought me all my clothes and many other things as well - bless him." The box is struck with the iron and the iron is sounded with an iron nail or small bolt.
×
John Owade (Track)
See details
"I have an uncle, John Owade, who is the nicest man on earth. He bought me all my clothes and many other things as well - bless him." The box is struck with the iron and the iron is sounded with an iron nail or small bolt.
×
Kali Bili (Field Card)
See details
Praise song for a Chief, with 4 conical drums, 1 large bell drum, 2 pod drums, 1 small cylindrical drum, 2 small slit drums, 1 double metal bell, basket rattles and metal hand bell. "We honour our Chief, we are ready for him to inspect our work." The song is sung when the Chief arrives in a village on a visit. The...
×
Kamudyanga = You can have it (Field Card)
See details
A man asked his wife for some monkey nuts and she refused to give them to him. One day he hid himself and found the pot where she kept them and ate them all. When she discovered this, she reproached him and said: 'Why did'nt you ask me, I would have given them to you.' 'Ah, said the man, but when I asked you the f...
×

Pages