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  1. The name 'Chemirocha' is their pronunciation of 'Jimmy Rodgers' whose gramophone records were the first to be heard in the district. It is now synonomous for anything strange or new. Details from ILAM field card number: D6L 6. Search form. Search. Song. Topical song accompanied by guitar. Refer ILAM field card E2K Tags.
  2. The mysterious singer and dancer, Chemirocha has been turned into a local god Pan with the feet of an antelope, half beast, half man. He is urged by the girls to do the leaping dance familiar to all Kipsigis so energetically that he will jump clear out of his clothes. The name Chemirocha is based upon the guitarist Jimmy headbaiprivruenhypoutecchhallenrewoodsrac.coinfos from.
  3. Nov 05,  · There’s a song drifting around the backwaters of the internet called “ Chemirocha.” It’s a scratchy field recording made in Kenya, in , of a little village girl singing with her headbaiprivruenhypoutecchhallenrewoodsrac.coinfo: Ryan Kailath.
  4. “Chemirocha (Jimmie Rodgers) Is This Mythical Creature ” While many of the children who first sang in the Hugh Tracey recording have passed on, their music had been passed down to their children. The ’s chief’s son, Josiah Kimutai Arap who has worked to preserve his tribe’s history is one of those children.
  5. Jun 28,  · The "Chemirocha" song of the Kipsigis tribe has a curious American origin — and it's quite the time capsule. A group travels to the village to find those who first sang it.
  6. chemirocha is on Mixcloud. Join to listen to great radio shows, DJ mix sets and Podcasts.
  7. They pronounced his name “Chemirocha,” a word that came to mean “anything new and different.” This became a song called “Chemirocha,” about a half-man/half-antelope god. It’s a fascinatingly odd little tale about cross-cultural contact, one that has little to do with the biography of Jimmie Rogers, and hence might never make it.
  8. This is "D&R EP 11 CHEMIROCHA TRAILER" by Drew Christie on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
  9. The story of how early American country music star Jimmie Rodgers was discovered and reimagined in Kenya. The story of how early American country music star Jimmie Rodgers was discovered and reimagined in Kenya. Drawn & Recorded: Chemirocha .

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