Abdel Karim el Kably - Sudan : The Music and Songs of Abdel Karim el Kably

Transcendent Nubian melodies & folksongs, exquisitely performed by Abdel Karim el Kably in mid-1960s Sudan. Recordings and explanatory notes by Roxanne Connick Carlisle. Recorded at Omdurman, Republic of Sudan in 1963, 1966 and 1967, with a Nagra III B tape recorder. – A rare & lovely record. Full scans & notes included in this post (above & below). 320 vinyl rip by yours truly. Enjoy.

Release Information
Year: 196x.
Country: Sudan.
Label: Afrotone.
Side 1
1. Hassan ("The Heroic Thunderbolt")
2. Husenek Fa Masher ("My Love Is More Than The Sweet Perfume...")
3. Sukker, Sukker ("Sugar Baby")
4. Ma Hoa Arif ("I Don't Know")
5. Nazarra ("Give Me But One Glance")
6. Khaifi Hun ("Have You Forgotten")

Side 2
1. Ogbalek ("I Wish You The Great Happiness I Feel")
2. El Jamil El Fik ("The Beauty In You")
3. Jar ("Neighbor")
4. Interview With El Kably On How To Tune The Ud : "Habib" & "Hakkum"
5. Biga Lai Sahar ("I Cannot Sleep")
Comments (8)

8 Responses

  1. Hammer says:

    This is a quite well-known Kabli LP. Thanks for posting this here, Nick.



  2. beetor says:

    We play music at work to help us get through the day, and some of it gratefully come from your wonderful blog. One of my colleagues is Sudanese and I think she’ll especially enjoy this. Many thanks!

  3. Holly says:

    This is gorgeous, Nick. Thank you the scans, also

  4. walkingtrees says:

    thanks for all your hard work and the sharing!

  5. ClockDad says:

    love this stuff, in this post holy warbles world, ‘yer perseverence is ‘preciated

  6. Janas says:

    Thank you very much!

  7. Anonymous says:

    please re-up the falcons post!! thanks

  8. berniestocks says:

    Love this! Thanks very much.

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