Giles Swayne Senegal Collection

Women's songs

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  • Is part of (Collection)

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

  • Recording locations

    Badem Karantaba [about thirty miles south-east of Ziguinchor], Senegal

  • Performers

    Baj, Bori (singer, female), Sané, Hawa (singer, female), Saré, Hawa (singer, female), Unidentified (singers, female)

  • Recordist

    Swayne, Giles

  • Description

    Item note: From hand written notes in file and on tape box: recorded in Badem Karantaba on 1982.01.20 in the evening; women's songs: (1) Bori Baj, Hawa Saré - Kuuilai arokai Gwai mano, (2) Hawa Sané: Bumba, (3) Hawa Sané: Sifai nane, (4) Köwelók [lullaby] (shambles) [hand writing difficult to decipher]. [Jola is also know as Diola-Fogny, Dyola, Jóola, Jola and Yola].

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