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Various - Something Is Wrong - Vintage Recordings From East Africa

Various - Something Is Wrong - Vintage Recordings From East Africa
  • Performer Various
  • Title Something Is Wrong - Vintage Recordings From East Africa
  • Date of release 2010
  • Country UK
  • Style African
  • Label Honest Jon's Records
  • Catalog number HJRCD50
  • Other formats 2 × CD, Compilation
  • Genre Folk, World, Country
  • Size MP3 2657 mb
  • Size FLAC 1295 mb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 009


1Sumoni & PartySoya3:17
2W.K.A Laboso & EstaKitagararan2:35
3Badi & PartyWangu Mliwazi3:22
4Machakos PartyMeselou3:09
5Owombo Wa AgolaAhenda3:23
6Chuba SheeKuleta Fakira3:13
7El AntariAkhafu Akhaf Indarat2:58
8Simon OgayaJoseph Wamidha2:59
9SsekinomuEkyalema Nakato3:07
10J. OmwamiOkwara2:50
11Sumoni & PartyAbataka3:00
13Ghatoria MachariaChoras2:52
15Wasonga MugaRobert Opio2:52
16Reuben ImbinkhaShindu2:39
17H. KekemuNa Yila Na Yela3:01
18Karanja & PartyGechande3:16
19Jumbe AliSilwezi Tabu3:41
20Ali & PartyEnyi Wa Hiari3:01
21J.P. NyangiraHongo Owiti3:25
22Florence Omwoyo Gwa Mukwano3:26
23Alfons OtinaAronga Romba2:48
24John Killion GuaraW. Apondo3:13
25Were OmitoAoko2:52
26Andereya NdombiVatali Vana2:55
27Bernard OdonguObala Jimmy2:36
28MbuyiJames Onunga3:14
29Shinda GikombeNjane Kanini3:14
30J.P. NyangiraJohn Geko3:34
31Francis OumaKilindini Mujimupia2:40
33Mulijo & PartyOwebigere2:45
34Akumu OgaraMureg2:53
35Black Label BandSura Mbaya2:49


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
HJRLP50-2Various Something Is Wrong- Songs From East Africa, 1952-7 ‎(2xLP)Honest Jon's RecordsHJRLP50-2UK2010


  • Compiled ByMark Ainley
  • DesignWill Bankhead
  • Liner NotesPeter Cooke
  • Mastered By [Sound Restoration & Mastering]Andy Walter
  • Photography ByKlaus Wachsmann


  • Mastered At – Abbey Road Studios


Please note: - Only contains tracks 18 - 35. Tracks 1 - 17 can be found on the 'Bellyachers, Listen' Double Vinyl LP. Includes unlimited streaming of Something Is Wrong Vintage Recordings From East Africa via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days. Buy RecordVinyl. Featuring 35 rare archival tracks drawn from 10 and 78 rpm native records recorded in Kenya and Uganda between 1938 and 1957, then pressed in England by EMI before being returned to East Africa for sale, this delightful and diverse collection opens a window on a long-lost world. Something Is Wrong: Vinta. has been added to your Cart. Buy Now. The songs were different, but the sounds quite familiar, as this album covers the same general time period 1930's - 1950's and rough geographic regions Uganda & Kenya as the aforementioned release. There is a lot of variety in East Africa and Kenya alone, from the North AfricanArabic influence in Swahili music, to the stylistic differences between tribes such as the Luo, Kipsigis, Luhya, etc. There is also endless variation within these groups, making for a truly dynamic selection of musical material. item 7 SOMETHING IS WRONG-VINTAGE REC - VARIOUS ARTISTS - Double CD - New -SOMETHING IS WRONG-VINTAGE REC - VARIOUS ARTISTS - Double CD - New. Compare similar products. You are viewing. Various Artists Something Is Wrong Vintage Recordings From East Africa CD 2. Various Artists - Arabia - The Essential Album 2004. Trending price. Various Artists - Hemisphere Sampler, Vol. 3 The World at Your Fingertips, 1998. Покупайте и продавайте. Thirty-five precious, stinging selections from an HMV run of more than four hundred 78s, recordings made in Uganda and Kenya from the mid-1930s till the main types of performance are featured not forgetting a lovely early Kenyan big-band calypso, as if straight from the pen of Lord Kitchener. Luxuriously presented, like a small. hard-cover book, with full notes, including extensive translation, and haunting photographs with the recordings brilliantly restored at Abbey Road. Most are minstrelsy, with songs ranging dazzlingly through subjects including. Iroko Records. Jah Fingers. Jamaican Recordings. JammysDub Store Records. Joe Frasier. Fade AwayPeanie Peanie. Far EastJah Sharkey. Full Up. Buy Something Is Wrong: Vintage Recordings From East Africa at Juno Records. In stock now for same day shipping. Something Is Wrong: Vintage Recordings From East Africa. Honest Jon's. Format: unmixed 2xCD Cat: HJRCD 50 Released: 09 Dec 10 Genre: Funk. Various Artists. Record Label. We're committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we'll match it. webapp branch. Release Date 2010-12-10. Label Honest Jons Records. 030303 Recordings. Adeway Starter