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Abalogo balnanira Daud (Track)
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Legends in this part of Africa, around the great lakes are often told to a rippling instrumental accompaniment especially to the trough zither. This song refers to the death of a certain Saza chief called Daudi. Rumour has it that after he was buried certain men (said to be sorcerers) went to the grave to dig him...
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Ah la la Mama (Track)
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"No woman is any better than any other woman. The only difference is whether you love them or not." This piece of homely philosophy no doubt reflects far more than a merely personal opinion.
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Akamkungulu kagaya (Field Card)
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Why are you angry with me, You are not my father, You are not my brother, Leave me alone.' The drums only appear towards the end of the item.
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Akasozi bamunanika (Field Card)
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The new Lubili (palace of the Kabaka, King of Bugunda) is very beautiful. The Kabaka is good and does his duties well -- We like him -- and also his office bearers.' This is the gist of the song.
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Anawela Kokakola (Field Card)
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d) A certain girl liked coca-cola very much, but her brother who was looking after her was too fond of drinking beer to worry about giving her coca-cola.
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Azaringwagate (Track)
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Likembe songs such as this are the delight of the evening audiences in the huts at night. The subtle changes of rhythm enhance its otherwise simple theme.
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Banakashi tabalila = Women’s tears do not mean a thing (Track)
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Women's tears do not mean a thing! Their eyes shed tears while they sing with their lips.' The form of this song is typically folk in its continued refrain. The situation to which the singer appears to refer, is the funeral dance in which the women sing lustily for the dance, while artificially inducing tears to f...
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A Banda (Field Card)
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These two wedding songs are sung by the bride's party when they bring the girl to her husband's village. "Banda we have brought you your love. Banda you have lied, she is weeping, weeping for you."
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