VARIOUS - USIENDE UKALALE ("DON'T SLEEP")

VARIOUS - USIENDE UKALALE ("DON'T SLEEP")

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Label: MISSISSIPPI

Release date: 02/11/2017

Barcode: 2090504514811

Catalog no.: MRP0000112

Item ID: 451481

'OMUTIBO FROM RURAL KENYA' - A compilation of uniquely Kenyan acoustic guitar songs, recorded in the homes and yards of Luhya musicians. In 2016, Cyrus Moussavi set out to learn the origins of Omutibo, a playing style invented by George Mukabi and adapted by his neighbors in a region that proved to be truly fertile for guitarists. These are the songs and stories of a golden era Kenya on the brink of independence, beautifully resurrected by the songwriters themselves over 50 years later. The LP comes in a deluxe metallic spot-colour jacket, with an 8-page full colour booklet featuring interviews, photographs, and lyrics in English and Luhya. This LP is co-released with Raw Music International and Olvido Records.

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