Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Lut kot gona ogali weka pogo ye, ye e e e weka pogo ye, An no ka goyo bul, neno mitta (Lightening struck the Agali tree, Don't strike the Pogo tree (leave it for me) When I see the drum beaten, it makes me happy). Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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    Wer oyele - Africa (Acholi).

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  • Recording locations

    Padibe, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (solo singer, female), unidentified (female chorus, hand clapping)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.724. Item notes : From available documentation: Girls singing of their boyfriends to whom they give tree names.

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