New books
Nouveaux livres
Livros novos

Internet discographies


Links - Liens

A multi-lingual site with books, articles, dissertations, theses and audio-visuals on popular music in Sub-Saharan Africa

Un site multilingue avec des livres, des articles, mémoires, thèses et des audio-visuels sur la musique moderne en Afrique sub-saharienne

Um site multilingue com livros, artigos, dissertações, teses e audio-visuais na música popular na África subsahariana

643
Books
Livres
Livros

313
Dissertations & theses
Mémoires & theses
Dissertações e teses

2,296
Articles
Articles
Artigos

It is the aspiration for afribib.com to mantain a constantly updated bibliography on African popular music that include all essential references in print  – books, dissertations, theses as well as original works in the form of articles on the subject. If you know of a reference missing please contact the editor.

afribib.com aspire à maintenir une bibliographie constamment mise à jour sur la musique moderne africaine, qui comprend toutes les références essentielles imprimés – livres, mémoires, thèses ainsi que des ouvrages originaux sous forme d’articles sur le sujet. Si vous connaissez une référence manquante, veuillez contacter l’éditeur.

É a aspiração de afribib.com manter uma bibliografia constantemente atualizada sobre música popular africana que inclua todas as referências essenciais em livros impressos, dissertações, teses e trabalhos originais sob a forma de artigos sobre o assunto. Se você conhece uma referência em falta, entre em contato com o editor.

Editor / rédacteur / editore
Flemming Harrev
remove numerals / enlever les chiffres / remova numerais – mail@123afrodisc.com

Page created / Page créée / Página criada 17/08/2016 – Updated / Mis à jour / Atualizada 04/12/2018

  • Internet
    discographies / discografias

    African Music Homepage
    Sénégal, Nigeria, Kenya & Tanzania
    http://endolab.jp/endo/africa.html

    Afrodisc.com
    13,370+ discs / disques / discos
    http://afrodisc.com/

    Bolingo
    RD Congo
    http://www.bolingo.org/audio/africa/congo/disco/index.html

    f-beat
    Sénégal, Gambia, Mali, Guinée, Nigeria,
    RD Congo, Tanzania & Zimbabwe
    http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~xx3n-di/contents.html

    Jamo Rico
    Labels / étiquettes / gravadoras:
    African, Afrodisia, Disques Griot, Earthworks, Fiesta & Monsun
    http://ricorodriguez.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Dial_Africa_-_Record_labels

    Ken-Tanza Vinyl
    6,000+ 45 rpm singles released on 724 East African labels
    Plus de 6 000 45 tours sortis sur 724 étiquettes est-africains
    Mais de 6.000 singles de 45 rpm lançados em 724 gravadoras da África Oriental
    http://www.kentanzavinyl.com/Kentanzavinyl/HOME_PAGE.html

    Kin Nostalgie
    RD Congo
    http://www.geocities.jp/earthworks1972/lingala/kinnostalgie.htm

    Modern Ethiopian Music
    Ethiopia
    http://funkfidelity.de/index.htm

    Musiques d’Afrique
    340 artists and bands from 34 countries
    340 artistes et groupes de 34 pays
    340 artistas e bandas de 34 países
    http://www.musiques-afrique.com/frames/framusic.html

    Muzikifan
    Angola, Cabo Verde, Congo-Brazzaville, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia,
    Guiné-Bissau, Guinée, Kenya, Malaŵi, Mali, Moçambique, Nigeria, RD Congo,
    Sénégal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe
    http://www.muzikifan.com/index.html

    Radio Africa
    Burkina Faso, Gambia, Guinée, Guiné-Bissau, Mali & Mauritanie
    http://www.radioafrica.com.au/

  • Mortaigne, Veronique:
    Cesaria Evora. La voix du Cap-Vert.
    Arles: Actes Sud, 1997. 203 p.

    ISBN 2-7427-1152-X 

    afropop1995

    CONTENTS

    Replace “English template – click Clone & Edit” (the popup name) with the common name for the Word contents file and the jpg file  (e.g. “mortaigne1997”)

    Insert name of author, title and place of publication in the text box.
    Text colour red. Title in bold. ISBN number in black and 10 px.

    Right side column:
    Button Text: Contents
    Button Title: Click here

    Class to Execute Popup: Insert “Shortcode” popuppress id number

    Picture:
    Click on picture – and then click on “Remove”
    Place curser in front of “CONTENTS”

    Click on “Add Media” and select jpg file. Insert.
    Align: Left
    Image CSS class: map-mobile
    Image Margins: Set “Bottom” value i.e. 500
    Insert text from content file. Edit text and save. 

    Adjust  Bottom value if necessary and Publish pup-up
    Copy “Shortcode” including square brackets e.g. Índice and inset and replace it for “Contents” in the page with book list file.

  • Johnson, John William:
    ‘Heelloy’. Modern Poetry and Songs of the Somalis.
    London: HAAN Publishing, 1998. xxiii & 241 p.
    ISBN 978-1-874-20981-2

    CONTENTS

    Foreword to the first edition by B. W. Andrzejewski ix
    Foreword to the 1996 edition by Abdilahi Qarshi xi
    Preface to the first edition xv
    Preface to the 1996 edition xxiii

    1. Introduction
    The social context 1
    The Nature of Traditional Pastoralist Poetry 12
    The Historical Development of Modern Oral Poetry 17

    2. The Family of Miniature Genres
    The Nature of the Family of Miniature Genres 27
    The Poetry of the Miniature Family 32

    3. The emergence of the Belwo
    The Historical Background 49
    The Belwo is Born 53
    The Poetry of the Belwo 59

    4. The Heello: Period One
    The Metamorphosis: Belwo to Heello A 75
    The Modem Poem: Heello A to Heello B 82

    5. The Heello: Period Two
    The Historical Background 95
    The Poetry of the Second Period 103

    6. The Heello: Period Three
    The Historical Background 117
    The Poetry of the Third Period 146

    7. Characteristics of the Heello: All Periods
    Themes Common to All Periods 175
    Structural Characteristics and
    Development Common to All Periods 190
    The Impact of Media on Modern Poetry 208

    8. Conclusion
    The Inheritance of the Heello 215
    Forces Behind the Success and Development of Modern Poetry 216

  • Collins, [Edmund] John:
    Fela. Kalakuta Notes. 2nd edition
    Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2015.  xii & 326 p.
    ISBN 978-0-8195-7539-5 (paper) 978-0-8195-7540-1 (ebook)

    CONTENTS

    Foreword by Banning Eyre ix
    Introduction 1

    Part 1 Early Days
    1 The Birth of Afrobeat 27
    2 Joe Mensah Remembers 41
    3 Fela in Ghana 49
    4 Stan Plange Remembers 29

    Part 2 Confrontation
    5 Kalakuta is Born 67
    6 “JB” Talks about Fela 73
    7 The Kalakuta Republic 81
    8 The Black President 114
    9 Amsterdam and After 125

    Part 3 Retrospect
    10 Mac Tontoh on Fela 139
    11 Frank Talk about Fela 152
    12 Obiba Plays It Again 165
    13 Smart Binete Sorts It Out 174
    14 Anku Checks Out the Beat 178
    15 Nana Danso Orchestrates 183
    16 Some Early Afro-Fusion Pioneers 197
    17 Interview with Fela 204
    18 Afterthoughts and Updates 209
    19. Felabrations at Home and Abroad 238

    Chronology 259
    Notes 269
    Selected Bibliography 281
    Discography 285
    Appendix A: “Shuffering and Shmiling” Score 303
    Index 309

  • Erlmann, Veit (ed.):
    Populäre Musik in Afrika.

    Veröffentlichungen des Museum für Völkerkunde.
    Neue Folge 53. Abteilung Musikethnologie VIII.
    Berlin: Museum für Völkerkunde, 1991. 312 pp. & 2 CDs.
    ISBN 3-88609-213-5

    bender1985INHALT (Button Type)

    Klick hier (Button Title)

    Class to Execute Popup (shortcode id number)

    Picture:

    Align “Left”

    map-mobile

    Image Margins – Bottom

  • Mortaigne, Veronique:
    Cesaria Evora. La voix du Cap-Vert.
    Arles: Actes Sud, 1997. 203 p.

    ISBN 2-7427-1152-X 

    afropop1995

    ÍNDICE

    Replace “Portuguese template – click Clone & Edit” (the popup name) with the common name for the content file and jpg file  (e.g. “mortaigne1997”)

    Insert name of author, title and place of publication in the text box.
    Text colour red. Title in bold. ISBN number in black and 10 px.

    Right side column:
    Button Text: Índice
    Button Title: Clique aqui

    Class to Execute Popup: Insert “Shortcode” popuppress id number

    Picture:
    Click on picture – and then click on “Remove”
    Place curser in front of “SUMÁRIO”

    Click on “Add Media” and select jpg file. Insert.
    Align: Left
    Image CSS class: map-mobile
    Image Margins: Set “Bottom” value i.e. 500
    Insert text from content file. Edit text and save. 

    Adjust  Bottom value if necessary and Publish pup-up
     Copy “Shortcode” including square brackets e.g. Índice and inset and replace it for “Sumário” in the book list file.

  • Insert title etc. here
    ISBN number

    TABLE DES MATIÈRESafropop1995

    Table des matières (Button Text)

    Cliquez ici (Button Title)

    Class to Execute Popup (insert Shortcode popuppress id number)

    Picture:

    Click on picture “Edit” and set/insert:

    “Align” Left

    “Image CSS class” map-mobile

    Image Margins – “Bottom” (set value i.e. 500)

  • Sweeney, Philip:
    Directory of World Music. A Guide to Performers and their Music.
    With Contributions from Peter Gabriel, Andy Kershaw, Giberto Gil [&] Manu Dibango.
    London: Virgin Books, 1991. 262 p.
    Section Africa 1-81
    ISBN 0-86369-378-4

    sweeney1991CONTENTS

    AFRICA

    The North and West
    Introduction: Peter Gabriel 1
    Libya 3
    Tunisia 5
    Algeria 6
    Morocco 13
    Mauritania 16
    Senegal 17
    Mali 20
    Guinea 26
    Guinea-Bissau 29
    Cape Verde 29
    Sierra Leone 31
    Côte d’Ivoire 32
    Ghana 34
    Togo and Benin 36
    Nigeria 37

    Central Africa, The South and East
    Introduction: Manu Dibango 42
    Cameroon 44
    Zaire 49
    Congo 56
    Gabon 56
    Angola 57
    Zambia 58
    Mozambique 59
    Zimbabwe 60
    South Africa 65
    Madagascar 70
    Mauritius and Reunion 71
    Tanzania and Zanzibar 72
    Kenya 74
    Uganda 76
    Burundi 76
    Ethiopia 77
    Sudan 79

  • Internet
    discographies / discografias

    African Music Homepage
    Sénégal, Nigeria, Kenya & Tanzania
    http://endolab.jp/endo/africa.html

    Afrodisc.com
    13,370+ discs / disques / discos
    http://afrodisc.com/

    Bolingo
    RD Congo
    http://www.bolingo.org/audio/africa/congo/disco/index.html

    f-beat
    Sénégal, Gambia, Mali, Guinée, Nigeria,
    RD Congo, Tanzania & Zimbabwe
    http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~xx3n-di/contents.html

    Jamo Rico
    Labels / étiquettes / gravadoras:
    African, Afrodisia, Disques Griot, Earthworks, Fiesta & Monsun
    http://ricorodriguez.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Dial_Africa_-_Record_labels

    Ken-Tanza Vinyl
    6,000+ 45 rpm singles released on 724 East African labels
    Plus de 6 000 45 tours sortis sur 724 étiquettes est-africains
    Mais de 6.000 singles de 45 rpm lançados em 724 gravadoras da África Oriental
    http://www.kentanzavinyl.com/Kentanzavinyl/HOME_PAGE.html

    Kin Nostalgie
    RD Congo
    http://www.geocities.jp/earthworks1972/lingala/kinnostalgie.htm

    Modern Ethiopian Music
    Ethiopia
    http://funkfidelity.de/index.htm

    Musiques d’Afrique
    340 artists and bands from 34 countries
    340 artistes et groupes de 34 pays
    340 artistas e bandas de 34 países
    http://www.musiques-afrique.com/frames/framusic.html

    Muzikifan
    Angola, Cabo Verde, Congo-Brazzaville, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia,
    Guiné-Bissau, Guinée, Kenya, Malaŵi, Mali, Moçambique, Nigeria, RD Congo,
    Sénégal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe
    http://www.muzikifan.com/index.html

    Radio Africa
    Burkina Faso, Gambia, Guinée, Guiné-Bissau, Mali & Mauritanie
    http://www.radioafrica.com.au/

  • Lee, Hélène:
    Rockers d’Afrique. Stars et légendes du rock mandinque.
    Paris: Albin Michel, 1988. 223 pp.
    ISBN 2-226-03 139-1 

    TABLE DE MATIÈRESafropop1995

    Click here to open pop-up

    Click here

    Cliquez ici pour ouvrir la fenêtre pop-up

    Cliquez ici

    Clique aqui para abrir o pop-up
    Clique aqui

    Klick hier