His Master’s Voice JZ 1-100

78 rpm shellac discs

NB. All Lagos recordings (matrix number 0AB 1 to 0AB 225 are given the same recording date (09-09-1937) on EMI’s recording sheets. It is more likely the date the recordings were made ready for shipment to Hayes. EMI’s production cards reads “Technically passed 1 October 1937” and “Wear test report 4 October 1937”. On the coupling cards (which register the matrix number on the opposite side of the disc) the word “United” is added in the box for “W. Africa”, indicating the trading company the United Africa Company (owned by Unilever) as the wholesale distributor. Production cards for the Accra recordings, matrix numbers 0AB 226 onwards , reads “´Recorded October 1937” and “Recieved at Hayes 04-12-1937”.

His Master’s Voice JZ 1
Alfa Abdul Yekinni with vocal accompaniment {4 vocalists}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: WASI NIPA IGBESI AIYE Yoruba [0AB.1] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: WASI NIPA AFORIJIN Yoruba [0AB.2] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 2
Alfa Abdul Yekinni with vocal accompaniment {4 vocalists}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: WASI NIPA IDANWO Yoruba [0AB.3] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: ADUA WAKA Yoruba [0AB.4] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 3
Irewolede Denge with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Guitar, 1 Drum, 2 Vocalists}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu

A: ORIN ASAPE EKO Yoruba [0AB.5] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: OBA OSHEMAWE Yoruba [0AB.6] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 4
Irewolede Denge with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Guitar, 1 Drum, 2 Vocalists}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: OBA GBELEGBUWA II Yoruba [0AB.7] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: OKUIPE AGBONMAGBE Yoruba [0AB.8] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 5
Irewolede Denge with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Guitar, 1 Drum, 2 Vocalists}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: SAMUEL OKUNOWO Yoruba [0AB.9] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: AWON AGBAGBA META Yoruba [0AB.10] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 6
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: CORONATION Yoruba [0AB.23] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: AJIBOWU Yoruba [0AB.24] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 7
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: OWOLABI ADISA Yoruba [0AB.26] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: OBA FALOLU Yoruba [0AB.25] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 8
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ADEDEJI SAMUEL Yoruba [0AB.27] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: ALAFIN OYO Yoruba [0AB.28] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 9
Samse Ade with vocal and drum accompaniment
A: ORIN EFE Yoruba [0AB.47] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}
B: ORIN ABOWE PATAKI Yoruba [0AB.48] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 10
Samse Ade with vocal and drum accompaniment
A: ORIN EISIMI AGBAJA Yoruba [0AB.49] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}
B: ORIN POPULAR STORES Yoruba [0AB.50] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 11
E. Woro Ita Akanni with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: LOTO MO FE MO ADUNNI Yoruba [0AB.51] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: WON DAWOJO Yoruba [0AB.52] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 12
E. Woro Ita Akanni with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: IYAWO RIPE OWO KOSI Yoruba [0AB.53] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: AIYE LABEWU Yoruba [0AB.54] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 13
E. Woro Ita Akanni with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: ABO MARE Yoruba [0AB.55] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: ALIAMDULILAI Yoruba [0AB.56] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 14
E. Woro Ita Akanni with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: ODOWO RE Yoruba [0AB.57] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: EGBE AGUNBIADE Yoruba [0AB.58] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 15
E. Woro Ita Akanni with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: DAWA LOKUN O Yoruba [0AB.59] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: BABA EGBE OLAWANI Yoruba [0AB.60] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 16
Ayinde Bakare and his Group
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ORIN EBE OWO ORI Yoruba [0AB.73] {Recording sheet missing}
B: BEGISOMO Itserkiri [0AB.74] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 17
Ayinde Bakare and his Group
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ELEKOLE OF IKOLE Yoruba [0AB.75] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: OJO DAVIES Yoruba [0AB.76] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 18
Ayinde Bakare and his Group
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: OWOLABI LAMIDI Yoruba [0AB.77] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: IRE DODOYE Yoruba [0AB.78] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 19
Ayinde Bakare and his Group
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: AJARATU Yoruba [0AB.79] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: LAYINKA SAPARA Yoruba [0AB.80] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 20

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His Master’s Voice JZ 23

His Masters Voice JZ 24

His Master’s Voice JZ 25
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: SADIKU GBAMGBALA Yoruba
B: ORIN OJOWU OBIRIN Yoruba

His Master’s Voice JZ 26

His Master’s Voice JZ 27
Agbo Onigonfiran with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ALHAJI JINADU ELEGBEDE Yoruba
B: ADELAN ISHOLA Yoruba

His Master’s Voice JZ 28

His Master’s Voice JZ 29

His Master’s Voice JZ 30

His Master’s Voice JZ 31

His Master’s Voice JZ 32
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: OLANBIWONNINU Yoruba
B: A. K. LEMOMU Yoruba

His Master’s Voice JZ 33

His Master’s Voice JZ 34

His Masters Voice JZ 35

His Master’s Voice JZ 36
Fayemi Oboro with vocal and drum accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: AWON OWA ILESHA Ijesha
B: OBOKUN OWA Ijesha

His Master’s Voice JZ 37

His Master’s Voice JZ 38
Samson Ogbonkoko with vocal and drum accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: AWON ALAJAGUN ILESHA Ijesha
B: EKUNDAYO FATUKASI Ijesha

His Master’s Voice JZ 39

His Master’s Voice JZ 40

His Master’s Voice JZ 41
A: Garba Chediya MAKADAN MERIMERI-WASAN MERI MERI Hausa
B: Dan Makafo MAKADAN GORA-WASAN SARAKUNA Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 42
A: Dodo MAKADAN MOLO – WASAN SARKIN RAFI Hausa [0AB.200] {Song}
B: Dan Maikahon Birni MAKADAN – WASAN ZANCHEN GARURUKA Hausa [0AB.201] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 43
Muritala Lemomu with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 1 Violin – Native}
A: WAKA ANOBI BURAIMO Yoruba [0AB.11] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: WAKA AKOKODE OURO Yoruba [0AB.12] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 44
Muritala Lemomu with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 1 Violin – Native}
A: LAMIDI OLANIYONU Yoruba [0AB.13] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: ODUNEWU Yoruba [0AB.14] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 45
Muritala Lemomu with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 1 Violin – Native}
A: PAYNE ADETUNJI Yoruba [0AB.15] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: TIAMIYU ALABI Yoruba [0AB.16] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 46
Abibu Ashafa with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Violin, 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 2 Calabash}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: LAYI OLUGBESAN Yoruba [0AB.17] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: MOMODU OMIDE Yoruba [0AB.18] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 47
Abibu Ashafa with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Violin, 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 2 Calabash}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: BILIAMINU AKIYEMI Yoruba [0AB.19] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: MOJIDI YOYOBIORI Yoruba [0AB.20] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 48
Abibu Ashafa with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
{Group composed of 1 Violin, 2 Drums, 7 Vocalists, 2 Calabash}
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: MOMODU GANIYU ELEOUWE Yoruba [0AB.21] {Traditional} {09-09-1937}
B: AMIDA OKI Yoruba [0AB.22] {Song – Vocal and instrumental – Traditional} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 49
Tade George with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: SURULEDE Yoruba [0AB.41] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: BOSHERO Yoruba [0AB.42] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 50
Tade George with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: OBA OYINBO OBADE Yoruba [0AB.43] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: ORIN GOVERNOR BOURDILLON Yoruba [0AB.44] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 51
Ayanlola Tijani with vocal and drum accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: LAGUNJU OBA EDE Yoruba [0AB.45] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}
B: ALAFIN OYO Yoruba [0AB.46] {Song – Vocal and drum} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 52
Ojo Olawale with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: DEINDE LANIYON Yoruba [0AB.65] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: BELO APE ILORIN Yoruba [0AB.66] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 53
Ojo Olawale with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: YESUFU BABALOLA Yoruba [0AB.67] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: SUNMOILA AKANBI Yoruba [0AB.68] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 54
Ojo Olawale with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: SHITU SUMONU Yoruba [0AB.69] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: AMUSA DAWODU Yoruba [0AB.70] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 55
Ojo Olawale with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: AMUSA OBA LEREKO Yoruba [0AB.71] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: BALOGUN OTTA Yoruba [0AB.72] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 56
George Abogo with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: YANDEYA SONG Itserkiri [0AB.81] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: JANKASEH SONG Itserkiri [0AB.82] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 57
Egbe Oredegbe with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: ORIN KETE Yoruba [0AB.87] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: ORIN AGUNMO Yoruba [0AB.88] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 58

His Master’s Voice JZ 59

His Master’s Voice JZ 60

His Master’s Voice JZ 61
Jimo Akanbi with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ORIN IJIKENJI Yoruba [0AB.137] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}
B: ADENIYI FATOLA Yoruba [0AB.138] {Song – Vocal and instrumental] {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 62
Raji Alushekere with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: ALAFIN OYO Yoruba [0AB.165] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}
B: AREMO OWO ADE Yoruba [0AB.166] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 63
Amuyun with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: HUHO Itsekiri [0AB.151] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}
B: KALETA Itsekiri [0AB.153] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 64

His Master’s Voice JZ 65

His Master’s Voice JZ 66
Amuyun with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
A: IHORE Itsekiri [0AB.159] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}
B: IKUYEME Itsekiri [0AB.160] {Song – Vocal and instrumental} {09-09-1937}

His Master’s Voice JZ 67
Johnson Eyabume with vocal and instrumental accompaniment
By arrangement with A. S. Lawal and O. K. Laniyonu
A: OTUREPE TEHSAMEH Sobo
B: AKPORJOGORGOR Sobo

His Master’s Voice JZ 68

His Master’s Voice JZ 69
A: Dan’Tiye MAKADAN DAN ‘TIYE-WASAN TAFIDAN KANO Hausa
B: Dodo MAKADAN MOLO-WASAN KAURAN’ ZUGU Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 70
A: Dan Makafo MAKADAN GORA WASAN DUMA BAWAN Hausa
B: Dodo MAKADAN MOLO-WASAN BADA’KWA Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 71
A: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN SARKIN KANO ABDULLAHI Hausa
B: Dan Makafo MAKADAN GORA-WASAN TAFIDA DAN SARKIN KANO Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 72
A: Dan’Tiye MAKADAN DAN’TIYE-WASAN TSARSA Hausa
B: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN SARKIN KANO Aliu.

His Master’s Voice JZ 73
A: Dan’Tiye MAKADAN DAN’TIYE-WASAN SIDI MAI KATAKO Hausa
B: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN ABDU DUNGURU SARKIN IBADAN Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 74
A: Dan’Tiye MAKADAN DAN’TIYE-WASAN LAIYO Hausa
B: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN BELLO KWANGILA Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 75
A: Dan’Tiye MAKADAN DAN’TIYE-ZANCHEN TUWO Hausa
B: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN SARKIN SUDAN I BRAHIM Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 76

His Maste’rs Voice JZ 77
A: Hamisu MAKADAN DA’WAYO-WASAN MA’RO Hausa
B: Dan Zakara MAKADAN CHAJI-WASAN TOKWOCHILO Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 78

His Master’s Voice JZ 79
A: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN BANGA-WASAN WAKILIN DOKA Paruku
B: Dan Makafo MAKADAN GORA WASAN SARKIN KAZAURE Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 80
A: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN SANGA-WASAN GARBA SARKIN HAUSA MINNA Hausa
B: Dan Makafo MAKADAN GORA-WASAN SARKIN DOGARAI HADEIJA Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 81
A: Garba Chediya MAKADAN MERI MERI-WASAN BODE Hausa
B: Abaka Dayawa MAKADAN  BANGA-WASAN GARBAN KOFAN WAMBAI Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 82

His Master’s Voice JZ 83
A: Hamisu MAKADAN DAN SAIDU-WASAN DAN’SAIDU Hausa
B: Dan Maikahon Birni MAKADAN WASAN ZANCHEN KARUWAI Hausa

His Master’s Voice JZ 84

His Master’s Voice JZ 85
Dan Maikahon Birni
A: MAKADAN WASAN ZANCHEN TSOHUWAR Hausa [0AB.204 & 205] {Song}
B: MAKADAN WASAN ZANCHEN MA’SAKA Hausa [0AB.206] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 86
Ariori Alasi
A: SANNI BALOGUN’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.210] {Song}
B: JAMES TAILOR’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.211] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 87
Ariori Alabi
A: AMODA BADIRU’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.212] {Song}
B: SULE AMBEKEMO’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.213] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 88
Ariori Alabi
A: K. F. HANID’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.214] {Song}
B: YESUFU AMODA’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.215] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 89
Ariori Alabi
A: EWE DRIVER’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.216] {Song}
B: H.A.Y. LEMOMU’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.217] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 90
Ariori Alabi
A: J. B. SARAKI’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.218] {Song}
B: EMAN BODE’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.219] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 91
Ariori Alabi
A: A. E. BRIGHT’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.220] {Song}
B: E. A. ODUNLAMI’S SONG Yoruba [0AB.221] {Song

His Master’s Voice JZ 92
N. O. Ulasi
A: EGWU OBI Ibo [0AB.222] {Song}
B: AGADOGWU Ibo [0AB.223] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 93
N. O. Ulasi
A: EGWA AMALA Ibo [0AB.224] {Song}
B: EGWU NWOCHE Ibo [0AB.225] {Song}

His Master’s Voice JZ 94
J. R. Roberts accompanied by The Gold Coast Police Band

  1. THE SONG OF THE FISHERMAN English
    From the Pantomime “The Downfall of Zachariah Fee”
  2. THE SONG OF THE QUEEN’S HIGH CHAMBERLAIN English
    From the Pantomime “The Downfall of Zachariah Fee”

His Master’s Voice JZ 95

His Master’s Voice JZ 96

  1. The Go!d Coast Police Band
    HIGH LIFE
    From the Pantomime “The Downfall of Zachariah Fee”
  2. Boys from  the Chorus, accompanied by The Gold Coast Police Band 
    A SONG OF THE SURF BOAT CREW
    From the Pantomime “The Downfall of Zachariah Fee”

His Master’s Voice JZ 97
A: Sam with guitar accompaniment AMPA AFFUL Fanti [0AB.226] {Song – Guitar}
B: Kofi Mabireh with instrumental accompaniment OTAN NE YAM Fanti [0AB.232] {Song – Guitar}

His Master’s Voice JZ 98
A: Sam with guitar accompaniment OPETE Fanti [0AB.227] {Song – Guitar}
B: Kwamin with guitar accompaniment ODONO BOM Twi [0AB.418]

His Master’s Voice JZ 99
A: Sam with guitar accompaniment LAMLE Fanti [0AB228] {Song – Guitar}
B: Kwamin with guitar accompaniment AKYEM FUA KATAKYI Twi [0AB.419]

His Master’s Voice JZ 100
A: Sam with guitar accompaniment ABE ABIRI Fanti [0AB.229] {Song – Guitar}
B: Kwamin with guitar accompaniment ODONO KWAMIN Twi [0AB.420]

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