The Origins Of Congo & Zambia Guitar Music 1957-1958 Import LP

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Early African Guitar Music On Vinyl LP!

These are the historical recordings by the great ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey. The fruit of his researches in southern Congo and in northern Zambia between 1957 and 1958. That was the time when the guitar became a popular instrument and slowly achieved the status of cultural symbol. This collection stands as an important document of the emergence of a totally new sound in African music. A unique blend of African roots and pop music imported from the west. A must for all guitar music fans around the globe. Features Ilunga Patrice & Misomba Victor, Ngoi Nono & Kabongo Anastase, Kaseba Anatole, Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali Ematambo, Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali, T. Muntali & M. Sapao Mayo, The Four Pals, John Lushi, Isaac Matafwana & Sunkutu, Luson Mwape Muchalo, Willem Sivale, and F. Musonda.


  • Vinyl LP
  • Manufactured in Europe


Side A:

  1. Ilunga Patrice & Misomba Victor - Mama Josefina
  2. Ilunga Patrice & Misomba Victor - Masengu
  3. Ngoi Nono & Kabongo Anastase - Muleka Mwene Yombwe
  4. Kaseba Anatole - Muleka Mwene Ngoie
  5. Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali Ematambo - Waifwe Bantu
  6. Stephen Tsotsi Kasumali - Banakatekwe
  7. T. Muntali & M. Sapao Mayo - Wafwa

Side B:

  1. The Four Pals - Nifwe Ba
  2. The Four Pals - Maselino Yaya Yoyayu
  3. John Lushi - Bamgufya Ba Kwati
  4. Isaac Matafwana & Sunkutu - Katikalepuke Katikatobeke
  5. Luson Mwape Muchalo - Chilomendo Chakumena
  6. Willem Sivale - Nashe Nsapato
  7. F. Musonda - Amatstotsi Mama Amaononge Chalo

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