African Lullaby

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
African Lullaby is a charming collection of children's music warmed by Africa's rich musical heritage. The folklore and family life in regions like the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa are reflected in the lullabies' lyrics, as traditional instruments such as the kora, mbira, balaphone, dundun, bamboo flute, talking drum, and guitar heighten the album's authenticity. Stars of the African music scene like Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ayub Ogada and Stella Chiweshe are just a few of the performers contributing to African Lullaby, a distinctive and worthwhile collection for world ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
African Lullaby is a charming collection of children's music warmed by Africa's rich musical heritage. The folklore and family life in regions like the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa are reflected in the lullabies' lyrics, as traditional instruments such as the kora, mbira, balaphone, dundun, bamboo flute, talking drum, and guitar heighten the album's authenticity. Stars of the African music scene like Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ayub Ogada and Stella Chiweshe are just a few of the performers contributing to African Lullaby, a distinctive and worthwhile collection for world music fans and children alike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/22/1999
  • Label: Ellipsis Arts
  • UPC: 052296424022
  • Catalog Number: 964240
  • Sales rank: 58,965

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Thula Mtwana - Ladysmith Black Mambazo (3:03)
  2. 2 Omo - Kemi Akanni (3:28)
  3. 3 Kounandi Deni - Abdoulaye Diabate (4:59)
  4. 4 Mpapa Mayo - Muriel Mwamba (4:27)
  5. 5 Nyandolo - Ayub Ogada (3:00)
  6. 6 Ayo Nene Touti - Dr. Morgan Babb (4:14)
  7. 7 Thula Thula - NtombKhona Diamini (3:10)
  8. 8 Webake - Samite (3:43)
  9. 9 Oluronbi - Floxy Bee (4:16)
  10. 10 Diriyo Nakana - Sadio Kouyate (3:28)
  11. 11 Diyore - Abou Sylla (3:47)
  12. 12 Sigalagala - Anindo (3:55)
  13. 13 Tesegu - Danone O'Sow (4:17)
  14. 14 Chitsidzo - Stella Chiweshe (3:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stella Chiweshe Track Performer
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Vocals, Group, Track Performer
Samite Flute, Kalimba, Track Performer
Kweyao Agyapon Percussion
Tony Cedras Guitar
Ayub Ogada Vocals, Track Performer
Abdoulaye Diabate Vocals, Track Performer
Ntomb Khona Dlamini Vocals
Ron McBee Percussion
Abou Sylla Vocals, Balafon, Track Performer
Floxy Bee Vocals, Track Performer
Nepo Soteri Acoustic Guitar
Kemi Akanni Vocals, Track Performer
Anindo Percussion, Vocals, Track Performer
Mamadou Diabate African Harp
Mariama Camara Background Vocals
Mouminatou Camara Background Vocals
Thula Mtwana Track Performer
Omo Track Performer
Kounandi Déni Track Performer
Nyandolo Track Performer
Oluronbi Track Performer
Chitsidzo Track Performer
Tesegu Track Performer
Sigalagala Track Performer
Diyore Track Performer
Diriyo Nakana Track Performer
Webake Track Performer
Thula Thula Track Performer
Ayo Nene Touti Track Performer
Mayo Mpapa Track Performer
Technical Credits
Stella Chiweshe Producer
Samite Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer
Bheki Mseleku Composer
Tony Cedras Producer
Jono Brown Engineer
Jeffrey Charno Executive Producer
Brian Harding Engineer
Anindo Producer
Toni Adonis Engineer
Jimmy Mgwandi Producer
Shana Dressler Producer, Liner Notes
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great!

    We loved this CD so much, we wore it out, and are buying our second copy. My husband is from Africa and our kids listen to this cd every night. They even learned to sing a song in his native language.

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