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Topical songs, drinking songs, and love songs from the Luunda and Aushi people of Zambia

Various Artists
Topical songs, drinking songs, and love songs from the Luunda and Aushi people of Zambia
Hugh Tracey recorded most of these topical and love songs in various mining compounds in Zambia in 1957. Several of the songs are accompanied by guitar and struck bottle.

Track Listing

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Kazembe mayo (Alas for Kazembe) Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali and two friends 03:25
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102
Bachituta panchi (The defeated one) William Mapulanga and friends 02:28
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103
Weufwaya muchinshi (She who would be respected) William Mapulanga and friends 02:35
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104
Kwa Kazembe okutomboka kana twana (In our country when we are drunk we start dancing) Group of three young Luunda men 01:26
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105
Yaku Kasama munenu wamukake Nshimbi (At Kasama they put the handcuffs on me) A. Musonda and L. Mwale 03:20
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106
Marita ku Mampampa (Marita from Mampampa) Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali and two friends 03:09
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107
Nalinamayo nshale chula (When I had a mother, I did not starve) Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali and two friends 02:51