Giles Swayne Senegal Collection

Men: ewanei

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:23:44

  • Cultures

    Jola-Fogny

  • Shelf mark

    C53/41

  • Recording date

    1982-01-17

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Swayne-Jola Music collection of recordings made in Gambia and Senegal in Jan 1982

  • Recording locations

    Badem, Senegal

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers, male)

  • Recordist

    Swayne, Giles

  • Description

    Item note: From hand written notes in file and on tape box: recorded in Badem on 1982.01.17 at night; men's songs: (a) O Lulum, Sanken lejam, (b) Usuman Bojao, nane aseko ajan be Kombo mbanmu Wolofei (man ajam) kam akila fukundunnof fukoimeo - even the ?? is happier than him (Usuman sent his wife to Gambia to learn Olof, but she took another man there, now he has no woman, and even the rat is better off than he) [hand writing is hard to decipher] [Jola is also know as Diola-Fogny, Dyola, Jóola, Jola and Yola].

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