Episode 5 of Bughouse Square is out! Read the Story

Fela Sowande dicusses his career and Nigerian music ; part 2

BROADCAST: Jul. 3, 1962 | DURATION: 00:32:10

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Synopsis

Fela Sowande discusses his career, different types of Nigerian and African music, the Yoruba people, and religion. Includes clips of an African Yoruba pagan hymn "Oyigiyigi," a Christian version of that hymn, and an organ version of that hymn. Includes Sowande's song "Roll de Ol' Chariot." Quotes a poem by [Anthony Gregascoigne], an English poet he met in England.