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Singing for Life: Songs of Hope, Healing, and HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Various Artists
Singing for Life: Songs of Hope, Healing, and HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Ugandans have triumphantly tapped the power of their traditional music to battle the AIDS pandemic. Performed with dramatizations and dance in settings all through rural Uganda, their unique blend of music and public health has helped make Uganda's record of success against HIV/AIDS one of the best in Africa. In turn, the traditional music of Uganda is revitalized and made contemporary. Singing for Life affirms the profound strength of a people’s music in promoting hope and positive change. 66 minutes. 26-page booklet with extensive notes.

AWARDS
2007 GRAMMY Award Nominee for Best Traditional World Music Album

Track Listing

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Olumbe lubiibi [Death is bad] Vilimina Nakiranda and the Bakuseka Majja Group, Kibaale Village 6:46
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102
Guno gwe mulembe gwe tulimu kat [This period of time that we are in] NACWOLA Iganga 1:32
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Abange Ab’eno? [Is someone there?] Meeting Point Kampala 4:22
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104
Emagombe Newaife [The graveyard is our home] Mzee Mata Nasani, akadongo 3:59
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105
Silimu yaheeza abantu [AIDS has finished our people] Kanihiro Group 3:29
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106
Bannange twajjirwa [We have been invaded] Bright Women Actresses 6:53
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107
Gampisi [The hyena] Negro Angels Bamalayika 2:56
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108
Silimu Okutumala! [AIDS finished us!] Bukona Women’s Group 4:03
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109
Fight the Epidemic and Abange mikwano gyange muvawa? [Friends, where do you come from?] TASGA Drama Group [Tokamalirawo AIDS Support Group Awareness] 5:21
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110
Olumbe lwamala abantu [Death killed all the people] Kibaale Village Embaire Ensemble 7:49
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111
Abalugana [Those who have not settled] Centurio Balikoowa 4:51
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112
Zino endwadde ezitakyaluma kusasira [Such painful, merciless diseases] MUDINET Drama Group 4:27
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113
Eitu Lilimuki? [What is in the luggage?] Walya Sulaiman and PADA [People with AIDS Development Association] 8:21
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The Struggle Against AIDS Jumbo Theatre Group 1:42
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