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Songs and dances of the Lozi people

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Songs and dances of the Lozi people
Hugh Tracey recorded these songs and dances in 1957 among a group of Lozi from Mangu District, Barotseland, now in Zambia. The recording, however, took place at two different mining sites, the Nkana Mine in Zambia and the Wankie Colliery in Zimbabwe, where the Lozi went in search of work.

Track Listing

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Kwimbo layetu nqwe tulinqa (If we were singing at home, we would be singing better) Group of Lozi men 02:51  
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102
Linyalo laka le kimonem' libonela (I knew our marriage would not last) Group of Lozi men 04:31  
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103
Namakawu-wo misali kunyala Liwali (Namakwawu was married to two husbands) Group of twelve Lozi men and women 02:35  
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104
Tandabala (Name of a man) Group of Lozi men 02:44  
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105
Sina numeya weyeya mama sinanu (A bird without feathers has no home) Group of twelve Lozi men and women 02:04  
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106
Liwangu wangu weyanga (A married woman who does not respect her parents-in-law) Group of twelve Lozi men and women 02:32  
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107
Pindo yaka iwile (My whistle has dropped) D. Mwanambuyu 01:25  
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108
Nisoya na Chingola niyoleka moskito (I am going to Chingola to buy a Mosquito) Group of twelve Lozi men and women 03:03  
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109
Fulai sinali meya (An aeroplane flies very fast) Group of six Lozi men 02:57  
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110
Naliba kaboma (I cry for my mother) Group of six Lozi men 02:37