Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana

Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana

The La Drivers Union Por Por Group SFW40541

A world premier: squeeze-bulb honk horns join bells, drums, and voices to sound the world of union drivers and their vehicles on the 50th anniversary of Ghana's independence. Recorded by Steven Feld. 40-page booklet, extensive notes, 42 color and historic black and white photographs. 72 minutes.

Watch a video of the recording sessions from this release here.

Year Released 2007
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2007 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) World
Country(s) Ghana
Credits

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101 Por Por Akwaaba / Welcome The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 1:18
102 Otsokobila The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 5:24
103 Trotro Tour of Ghana The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 8:07
104 Trotro Drivers, We Love You So The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 7:35
105 Shidaa, A Song of praise and Tribute to Elders and Union Leaders The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 13:03
106 Driver, Take Me, The Train Has Left Me Behind The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 6:20
107 Kpanlogo Por Por Medley The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 9:37
108 Aayoo Samiah, Today, I Got You! The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 5:27
109 Lakpa Festival Song of The People of La The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 5:43
110 M. V. Labadi The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 6:51
111 Por Por Horn-to-Horn Fireworks The La Drivers Union Por Por Group 2:48
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