Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Bukalasi, Bugisu, Uganda
Namome, Jessica (singer, female), Unidentified (singers, children)
Item note: Nanga means cloth. Sung by adults mostly while looking after cattle, for personal enjoyment (Lumasaba). When cloth was first introduced people were interested but had to travel a long way to find people (mostly Arabs) who sold it. First sung by one man when walking back after buying the cloth. (information from Andrew Wameyo). Performer's note: Of the Bukalasi clan, sister-in-law to Mr. Davdi Ktale and children of Mr. Kitale's family. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 4 TRACK A item No. 17.