John Low East Africa Collection

Banakwenda Kutafuta Mali

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  • Cultures

    Bemba, Swahili

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  • Subjects

    Guitar music

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Low collection

  • Recording locations

    Ruashi estate, Lubumbashi, Shaba, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo]

  • Performers

    Abelo, Losta (guitar, singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Low, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Song content: young men squander money on drink, then turn to crime; their wives and children suffer (guitar is accompanied by rhythm on drum).

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