Echoes of Africa (1930-1950’s) CD 26213

Echoes of Africa (1930-1950’s) CD 26213
“Echoes of Africa” offer 24 rare recordings from the early days of the African record industry, hardly heard in the West before. Concertina bands and doo-wop singers from South Africa, accordion groups from Kenya, West African brass bands, unaccompanied vocal and drum ensembles from Nigeria and Tanzania, plus bands from East Africa with their Arabic influences, reveal a huge variety of early African pop music and more traditional styles.“

Willie Gumede and His Concertina Band: Umgoboti
Al Usthadh Umar Awadh Ban: Anta Lhayatu
The West African Instrumental Quintet: Bea Tsin No. 2
Mamica: Nwomboko
Abdo Shamakh: Mapenzi Ya Ashiki
Darktown Strutters: Be Ngi Hamba
Hadji Amusa & Hadji Mustafa: Nigbati Anobi Gunsanma
Lagos Mozart Orchestra: Aduke
Nini Mikie and Her Group: Itseko
Siti Binti Saadi: Njia Ungurusumbwe
Willie Gumede and His Concertina Band: U Gumede
Abdo Shamakh: Nalat Ala Yadaha
Mamica: March
Sackey Band, Appam: Wa Wie Me Ye Mina Asabah
Darktown Strutters: Wiwi Singomlil’ Ovhuthayo
Abibu Oluwa & His Group: Aiye Loja
Ngoma Dunduri: Tumkimiree Simba
Lagos Mozart Orchestra: Ore Mi Kini Se
Askari Wa K.A.R. Ya Sita (6th K.A.R.): Kofia Nyekundu
Sackey Band, Appam: Abasuafu Ara Gyan
Ishaku Dan Zhabarumoh and His Group: Mahamodu Nadani
H.M. Timayare: Ashac
Abibu Oluwa & His Group: Layiwola Akande


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