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    2 CDs and an 84pp. hardcover book - A compilation of newly-transferred and remastered recordings that ethnomusicologist and kalimba marketer Hugh Tracey made between 1950-1958, with the focus on rumba and its variations: Congolese rumba, dansi, and benga. The recordings, photographs and detailed liner notes included in this set provide a rich point of immersion into the mid-20th-century music of eastern and central Africa.
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CD 1

1. Kalenga Antonance - Mamboleyo (Affairs of Today)
2. Ilunga Patrice, Misomba Victor and Friends - Mamwana Kufika Munda (My Love Is Upset)
3. Vijana wa Mbeya with Jim D. Gondwe - Siwezi Kuiacha Rumba (I Cannot Give Up Rumba)
4. Henri Bembele and Orchestra Tinapa - Stanleyville Putulú (Stanleyville Is Dusty)
5. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Kwa Jinsi Ninavyokupenda (How I Love You)
6. Lang Obiero - Pini Ochama (I Was Without Hope)
7. Joseph Eluka and Soldiers - Soko Olingi Na-Boma (If You Want to Kill Me)
8. Yemba Jean Batiste and Soldiers - Caroline Zibula Bango
9. Société Edemi de Stanleyville - Tála Bango (Watch Them)
10. Bakia Pierre - Gitari na Congo (Guitar of the Congo)
11. Morris Kalala - Birima
12. Tauni Mwenasasu and Friend - Mangwasi
13. Coast Social Orchestra - Napenda (I Love)
14. Coast Social Orchestra - Mamie Sistah Mai Deah (Mommy, Sister My Dear)
15. Chemutoi Ketienya and Kipsigis Girls - Chemirocha III
16. Sunderland String Band - Mpenzi Wangu Wanitupa (My Sweetheart Left Me)
17. Lang Obiero - Mpenzi Wangu, Umepotea Mjini (My Love, You Have Disappeared in Town)
18. Lang Obiero - Jumamosi Kuna Vigelegele (On Saturday, There Is Celebration)
19. ORCLOS - Maivuno ni Kilema (Jealousy Is a Vice)
20. Kimambo Brothers - Kisima cha Wivu (Well of Jealousy)
21. Coast Social Orchestra - Moyo Wanitanga-Tanga (My Heart Is Troubled)
22. Coast Social Orchestra - Nali Kisafiri (As I Was Traveling)
23. ECO African Band - Wapenzi Kuwaona (We Are Pleased to See You and to Be Together)

CD 2

1. Ilunga Patrice, Misomba Victor and Friends - Mama Josefina (Mama Josefina)
2. ORCLOS - Jean Ndjela ku Parquet (Jean Ndjela Before the High Court)
3. Norbert de Magaro - Pipi na Dongo (Candy and Okra)
4. Ezekiel Kamenga and Luba Men - Kilio Mama (Mother's Cries)
5. Mwenda Jean Bosco and Singers - Mwendo Tulikwenda (The Journey That We Took)
6. ECO African Band - Doa Jeupe (White Spot)
7. Sunderland String Band - Eh, Mwajuma Wanikataa (Eh, Mwajuma, You Have Turned Me Down)
8. Samuel Colon and Baninga Baye - Marie Wabolingo (Marie, My Love)
9. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Hayo Siyakweli (It's Not True)
10. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Nimepata Mpenzi, Mtoto, Mdogo, Mzuri Simwachi (I Got a Young, Beautiful Girl that I Won't Leave)
11. Chipukizi Rumba - Nimepata Mpenzi, Mtoto Mzuri (I Got a Young, Beautiful Girl)
12. Vijana wa Mbeya - Mtoto Mzuri Simwachi (I Won't Leave a Young, Beautiful Girl)
13. Merry Black Birds - Chineno (Little Speech)
14. Merry Black Birds - Chaupele Mpenzi (Chaupele, My Love)
15. ORCLOS - Ushuru wa Guitare (Payments for [Playing] Guitar)
16. Katanga Dance Orchestra - Mapani (Mapani's Band)
17. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Mahaba Matamu (How Sweet Is Our Love)
18. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Shukurani (Give Thanks)
19. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Hawana Kazi Makarani (They Have No Work, Those Clerks)
20. Chipukizi Rumba - Dada Mwajuma Nifichie Siri Yangu (Sister Mwajuma, Keep My Secret)
21. Chibanda Baudouin - Skoot (Scouts)
22. Lake Victoria Band - Dhi Dala U (Go Back to Your Home)
23. Kamwema Jean and His Friends - Nabela
24. ORCLOS - Tulale Ngonga Imelia (The Time Has Come to Sleep)

Listen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music

Hugh Tracey

SKU: DTD-CD052

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2 CDs and an 84pp. hardcover book - A compilation of newly-transferred and remastered recordings that ethnomusicologist and kalimba marketer Hugh Tracey made between 1950-1958, with the focus on rumba and its variations: Congolese rumba, dansi, and benga. The recordings, photographs and detailed liner notes included in this set provide a rich point of immersion into the mid-20th-century music of eastern and central Africa.
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CD 1

1. Kalenga Antonance - Mamboleyo (Affairs of Today)
2. Ilunga Patrice, Misomba Victor and Friends - Mamwana Kufika Munda (My Love Is Upset)
3. Vijana wa Mbeya with Jim D. Gondwe - Siwezi Kuiacha Rumba (I Cannot Give Up Rumba)
4. Henri Bembele and Orchestra Tinapa - Stanleyville Putulú (Stanleyville Is Dusty)
5. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Kwa Jinsi Ninavyokupenda (How I Love You)
6. Lang Obiero - Pini Ochama (I Was Without Hope)
7. Joseph Eluka and Soldiers - Soko Olingi Na-Boma (If You Want to Kill Me)
8. Yemba Jean Batiste and Soldiers - Caroline Zibula Bango
9. Société Edemi de Stanleyville - Tála Bango (Watch Them)
10. Bakia Pierre - Gitari na Congo (Guitar of the Congo)
11. Morris Kalala - Birima
12. Tauni Mwenasasu and Friend - Mangwasi
13. Coast Social Orchestra - Napenda (I Love)
14. Coast Social Orchestra - Mamie Sistah Mai Deah (Mommy, Sister My Dear)
15. Chemutoi Ketienya and Kipsigis Girls - Chemirocha III
16. Sunderland String Band - Mpenzi Wangu Wanitupa (My Sweetheart Left Me)
17. Lang Obiero - Mpenzi Wangu, Umepotea Mjini (My Love, You Have Disappeared in Town)
18. Lang Obiero - Jumamosi Kuna Vigelegele (On Saturday, There Is Celebration)
19. ORCLOS - Maivuno ni Kilema (Jealousy Is a Vice)
20. Kimambo Brothers - Kisima cha Wivu (Well of Jealousy)
21. Coast Social Orchestra - Moyo Wanitanga-Tanga (My Heart Is Troubled)
22. Coast Social Orchestra - Nali Kisafiri (As I Was Traveling)
23. ECO African Band - Wapenzi Kuwaona (We Are Pleased to See You and to Be Together)

CD 2

1. Ilunga Patrice, Misomba Victor and Friends - Mama Josefina (Mama Josefina)
2. ORCLOS - Jean Ndjela ku Parquet (Jean Ndjela Before the High Court)
3. Norbert de Magaro - Pipi na Dongo (Candy and Okra)
4. Ezekiel Kamenga and Luba Men - Kilio Mama (Mother's Cries)
5. Mwenda Jean Bosco and Singers - Mwendo Tulikwenda (The Journey That We Took)
6. ECO African Band - Doa Jeupe (White Spot)
7. Sunderland String Band - Eh, Mwajuma Wanikataa (Eh, Mwajuma, You Have Turned Me Down)
8. Samuel Colon and Baninga Baye - Marie Wabolingo (Marie, My Love)
9. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Hayo Siyakweli (It's Not True)
10. Dar es Salaam Jazz Band - Nimepata Mpenzi, Mtoto, Mdogo, Mzuri Simwachi (I Got a Young, Beautiful Girl that I Won't Leave)
11. Chipukizi Rumba - Nimepata Mpenzi, Mtoto Mzuri (I Got a Young, Beautiful Girl)
12. Vijana wa Mbeya - Mtoto Mzuri Simwachi (I Won't Leave a Young, Beautiful Girl)
13. Merry Black Birds - Chineno (Little Speech)
14. Merry Black Birds - Chaupele Mpenzi (Chaupele, My Love)
15. ORCLOS - Ushuru wa Guitare (Payments for [Playing] Guitar)
16. Katanga Dance Orchestra - Mapani (Mapani's Band)
17. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Mahaba Matamu (How Sweet Is Our Love)
18. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Shukurani (Give Thanks)
19. Salum's Brass Band with Salum Seliman - Hawana Kazi Makarani (They Have No Work, Those Clerks)
20. Chipukizi Rumba - Dada Mwajuma Nifichie Siri Yangu (Sister Mwajuma, Keep My Secret)
21. Chibanda Baudouin - Skoot (Scouts)
22. Lake Victoria Band - Dhi Dala U (Go Back to Your Home)
23. Kamwema Jean and His Friends - Nabela
24. ORCLOS - Tulale Ngonga Imelia (The Time Has Come to Sleep)