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performer: Baba Ito and the Rio Lindo Orchestra
ensemble: Baba Ito, aka Adeolo Akinsaya; others unknown
title: Ajeniya / Kenta Calypso No. 1 and 2
city: Nigeria
date: Unknown
label: Unknown
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5VrsbNnJ_0
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Crocodile Male Voice Choir
ensemble: Isaac Mzobe, conductor; others unknown
title: Sasingaxabene
city: South Africa
date: 1939
label: Lafayette [Trutone], XU 13
matrix: XU 13B
other:
link: http://youtu.be/_LELBtmuvPo
accessed: 4 May 2012

performer: Ebenezer Calendar
ensemble: Unknown
title: Fire Fire Fire
city: Sierra Leone
date: 1951
label: Decca WA 2502
matrix: DKWA 1293
other:
link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBavYAVM2VE
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Ebenezer Calendar
ensemble: Unknown
title: Double Decker Bus
city: Freetown, Sierra Leone
date: January, 1951
label: Decca WA 2641
matrix: KWA 4393
other:
link: http://youtu.be/NhySUaZypjA
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Kasabelle
ensemble: Joseph Kabasele, vocals; François “Gobi” Boyimbo, guitar; “Tino,” guitar; Albert Taumani, bass; Fud Candrix (probably, or else Isaac Musekiwa), saxophone
title: Kosilika te Doudou / Sengola
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: ca. 1950s
label: Opika 1421
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/6OgcDHvtOVo
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Kwame Asare and the Kumasi Trio
ensemble: Jacob Sam, aka Kwame Asare, guitar; others unknown
title: Yaa Amponsah, Part 1
city: Ghana
date: 1928
label: Zonophone
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/abEImhTW_Zw
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Kwame Asare and the Kumasi Trio
ensemble: Jacob Sam, aka Kwame Asare, guitar; others unknown
title: Pen Pen Sin Pen
city: Ghana
date: 1928
label: Zonophone
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/b8yqxAPdj_g
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Kwame Asare and the Kumasi Trio
ensemble: Jacob Sam, aka Kwame Asare, guitar; others unknown
title: Mam Bebi Minda
city: Ghana
date: 1928
label: Zonophone
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/kkrANiNE8lM
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Kwame Asare and the Kumasi Trio
ensemble: Jacob Sam, aka Kwame Asare, guitar; others unknown
title: Opuhim Wuara
city: Ghana
date: 1928
label: Zonophone
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/OdLY9RykFPo
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Kwame Asare and the Kumasi Trio
ensemble: Jacob Sam, aka Kwame Asare, guitar; others unknown
title: Yaa Amponsah, Part 2
city: Ghana
date: 1928
label: Zonophone
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/SWVU08UXAHU
accessed: 5 May 2012

performer: Lwambu François and Watam
ensemble: François Luambo, aka “Franco”, vocals, guitar, composition; Paul “Dewayon” Ebengo, guitar; others unknown
title: Kombo ya Loningisa / Lilima dis Cherie wa Ngai
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: 17-18 November 1953
label: Loningisa 122
matrix: M3 151147(?)
other:
link: http://youtu.be/Z9yJWzXKwjQ
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Manhattan Brothers
ensemble: Joseph Kulwane Mogotsi, vocals; Ronnie Sehume; Rufus Khoza; Nathan Dambuza Mdledle
title: Malayisha
city: South Africa
date: 1951
label: Gallotone, GB 1278
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/xef7jZptVYA
accessed: 4 May 2012

performer: Manhattan Brothers
ensemble: Joseph Kulwane Mogotsi, vocals; Ronnie Sehume; Rufus Khoza; Nathan Dambuza Mdledle
title: Umajuba
city: South Africa
date: 1951
label: Gallotone, GB 1278
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/xef7jZptVYA
accessed: 4 May 2012

performer: Manuel d’Oliveira et les San Salvador
ensemble: Manuel d’Oliveira; Georges Edouard
title: Yen Vavanga
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: ca. 1950
label: Ngoma ?
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/qV_SJS3cnWQ
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Sobino Antoine
ensemble: Sobino Antoine, guitar(?); others unknown
title: Amilala / Bino ya Kotala
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: ca. 1950
label: Ngoma 895
matrix: J1794(?)
other:
link: http://youtu.be/NzioF7Xn18Q
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Tchali Charles, Diamatino
ensemble: Tchali Charles
title: Na bala te o bandeko / Cherie ngai napekisaki yov
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: ca. 1950
label: Ngoma 1179
matrix: J 2361(?)
other:
link: http://youtu.be/3m9ZH0gVQpM
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Wendo
ensemble: Antoine “Wendo” Kolosoy, aka “Papa Wendo”, The Victoria Kin (?); others unknown
title: Marie Louise
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: 1948
label: Ngoma 23
matrix: Unknown
other:
link: http://youtu.be/2S_YVhK4Mts
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Wendo
ensemble: Antoine “Wendo” Kolosoy, aka “Papa Wendo”, The Victoria Kin (?); others unknown
title: Banalia / Inongo
city: Léopoldville (Kinshasa), Belgian Congo (D.R.C.)
date: ca. 1950
label: Ngoma 1177
matrix: J 2358(?)
other:
link: http://youtu.be/ckLPU-MXOW8
accessed: 7 May 2012

performer: Willie Gumede and his Concertina Band
ensemble: Willie Gumede, concertina; others unknown
title: Umgoboti
city: Johannesburg(?), South Africa
date: 1945
label: Unknown
matrix: Unknown
other: On Wergo Weltmusik:Echoes of Africa, Early Recordings
link: http://youtu.be/A8wAlz396zg
accessed: 4 May 2012