Picture of CD Cover:  Women in traditional Islamic covering (buibui), seated on beach in from of dhows.Top Hits From Kenya
Various Kenyan Artists

GEFRACO KL 0100 and Tamasha (Kenya)

Since this CD has no explanatory notes, not even the performers' names, I offer this information for those who might like to know a little more about it. This is in no way an endorsement or recommendation of this CD.


  1. Hinde -- African Vibration (3:58) Giriama language, originally Polydor POL 627A (1987)
  2. Jambo Bwana -- Them Mushrooms (4:54) A short version of the 12 inch single, POLPDS 001 (1987)
  3. Simba Nguruma -- Bahari Boys (4:06)
  4. MSA-Mombasa -- Mombasa Roots [?] (4:07)
  5. Lala Salama -- Safari Sound Band (3:57) Originally, POL 494 (1981)
  6. Safari -- African Vibration (3:17) Originally, POL 627B (1987)
  7. Disco Chakacha -- Mombasa Roots (7:57) (1985)
  8. Malaika -- Fadhili William (2:48) The earliest circulating version [also on Before Benga] and one of the best.
  9. Kirie Kirio -- Black Blood (2:48)
  10. Karibuni Kenya -- Nabil [Sansool] & the Savannahs (2:40)

This page was compiled by Douglas Paterson and updated July 24, 1996.