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  1. Composer: Alustadh Ahmed Basheikh (Performer)Composer not specified | 1952/05/25 | Alustadh Ahmed Basheikh, Arabia, Arabic, East African, Indigenous language, Indigenous music, Kenya, Koran, Moslem, Religious chant, Religious recitation, ILAM | Further details refer ILAM field card number: F3C 1
  2. Artist(s): Kipsigis girls | Composer: Chemutoi Ketienya (Performer)r and Composer) | 1950/09/15 | East African, Humorous, Kenya, Kericho, Ketienya,Chemutoi, Kipsigis, Kipsigis, Lyre, Song, ILAM | Further details refer ILAM field card no. D6L22b.
  3. Artist(s): Chemutoi Ketienya with Kipsigis girls | 1950/09/15 | Chepkongo bowl lyre, East African, Indigenous music, Kenya, Ketienya, Chemutoi, Kipsigis, Kipsigis, Kipsigis, ILAM | A humorous song with Chepkongo 6 string bowl lyre. The mysterious singer and dancer, Chemirocha has been turned into a local god Pan with the feet of an antelope, half beast, half man. He is urged by the girls to do the leaping dance familiar to all Kipsigis so energetically that he will jump clear out of his clothes. The name Chemirocha is based upon the guitarist Jimmy Rodgers.Details from ILAM field card number: D6L 22b.
  4. Composer: Composer not specifiedLang Obiera (Performer) | 1900-01-00 | East African, Guitar, Indigenous music, Kenya, Luo, Obiero,Lang, Song, ILAM | Further details refer ILAM record number TP0452-ABC12219
  5. Artist(s): Swahili men (Performer) | Composer: Shaib Hemed (Composer)Swahili men (Performer) | 1900-01-00 | East African, Folk music, Hemed,Shaibu, Indigenous music, Kenya, Ndongwe stick dance song, Swahili, Swahili, ILAM | Stick dance "Hoist your sail high" Further details refer to ILAM field card D7N
  6. Composer: Shaibu HemedSwahili men | 1950/10/13 | dance, Drum, East African, Hemed,Shaibu, Kenya, Ndongwe, Song, Stick, Swahili, Swahili, Zumali oboe, ILAM | Ndongwe stick dance song accompanied by 3 cylindrical drums with different beaters, and 1 Zumali 5 holed oboeRefer ILAM field card D7N6
  7. Composer: Kamwema Jean et ses Amis (Performer)Composer not specified | 1950-00-00 | Bikinya town dance song, East African, Guitar, Indigenous music, Kamwema Jean, Kenya, Ngala, Town dance song, ILAM | Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2778.
  8. Composer: Bekyibei Arap Mosonik (Performer)Composer not specified | 1950-00-00 | East African, Indigenous music, Kapkatet, Kenya, Kibugandet lyre, Kipsigis, Lament, Mosonik,Bekyibei Arap, Praise song, ILAM | Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2162.
  9. Artist(s): Toro Boys | Composer: George Kanyamu (Performer)Composer not specified | 1950/09/24 | Clapping, East African, Folk song, George Kanyamu, Indigenous music, Kanyamu,G., Kenya, Nyoro, Party song, Toro, Toro, ILAM | Party Song. Further details refer ILAM record field number XYZ5555
  10. Artist(s): Awasi Choir (Performer)Leader Michael Gamayio (Performer) | Composer: Awasi Choir (Performer)Leader Michael Gamayio (Performer) | 1950/09/07 | Awasi Choir, Crocodile, Dholuo, East African, Gamayio,Michael, Kenya, Luo, Rabbit, school, Song, Unaccompanied, ILAM | School song about a rabbit who enjoys crocodile eggs. Refer ILAM field card number D6D1


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