Various - Bulawayo Blue Yodel


  • £21.99

Bulawayo Blue Yodel is a collection of beautiful Country & Western-inspired music from 1950s Zimbabwe, South Africa and Kenya; fingerpicking “omasiganda” troubadours, train car yodels, raw slide guitar, and haunting travel-weary ballads, all reissued for the first time from rare 78s. 

Featuring George Sibanda, Josaya Hadebe, Sabelo Mathe, Petrus Mntambo and more, with a 12" booklet of deep research and full lyrics, packaged in old school tip-on covers, this is a heavy duty, and hugely enjoyable document of a nearly-lost scene. 

  1. George Sibanda - Gijima Mfana 
  2. Josaya Hadebe - Wazibamba EmaRabini 
  3. Sabelo Mathe - Hambanini 
  4. Sammy Ngaku - Mbari Ya Ndia Ruru 
  5. George Sibanda - Ekhaya 
  6. Michael Majozi - Sengihambile 
  7. Petrus Mntambo - Nangalena 
  8. Petrus Mntambo - Yagegetheka 
  9. Josaya Hadebe - Gwabi Gwabi Intombi Yami 
  10. Sammy Ngaku - Rosana 
  11. Matthew Jeffries - Iwe Kusidio 
  12. Petrus Mntambo - Where You Been, My Lovie? 
  13. Josaya Hadebe - Bumnandi 
  14. Clarkson Sithole - Vabereki 


  • US import 
  • Housed in heavy-duty tip-on sleeve 
  • Includes eight-page 12" booklet with sleeve notes, original artwork and full lyrics 




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