V.A. / BULWAYO BLUE YODE


1.George Sibanda – Gijima Mfana 02:49
2.Josaya Hadebe – Wazibamba EmaRabini 02:53
3.Sabelo Mathe – Hambanini 02:46
4.Sammy Ngaku – Mbari Ya Ndia Ruru 02:57
5.George Sibanda – Ekhaya 02:54
6.Michael Majozi – Sengihambile 02:47
7.Petrus Mntambo – Nangalena 02:53
8.Petrus Mntambo – Yagegetheka 02:40
9.Josaya Hadebe – Gwabi Gwabi Intombi Yami 02:52
10.Sammy Ngaku – Rosana 02:59
11.Matthew Jeffries – Iwe Kusidio 02:59
12.Petrus Mntambo – Where You Been, My Lovie? 02:55
13.Josaya Hadebe – Bumnandi 02:58
14.Clarkson Sithole – Vabereki 02:50

High lonesome sounds from 1950s Zimbabwe, Kenya, and South Africa: Gorgeous “omasiganda” fingerpicking, yodeling, raw slide guitar, and haunting travel ballads. A stunning fusion of neo-traditional African melodies and early American country-western music. 14 lost classics by George Sibanda, Josaya Hadebe, Sabelo Mathe, Sammy Ngaku, and more, all reissued for the first time from original 78rpm discs. LP version includes extensive liner notes with deep research and full lyrics, packaged in old school tip-on covers. Digital version includes liner notes in PDF format. Audio restoration and transfers by Michael Kieffer. Co-released with Mississippi Records.(メーカーインフォより)

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