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Catalogue       Group                                                       A side/B side                                                        Year

Number

GMS 7-005    Ofafa Choir I                                 Ningwihoka O Thakame/Uhoro Wa Gikeno


GMS 7-015   King Daho Succes                          Riat No 2 “Skund Luo”/Nakhwanga Esirinda Bukhwe

GMS, as you should be able to see from the label, stands for Glad Music Stores, Nairobi. GMS 7-015, which was up for auction on Ebay in March 2009, was the first on the label to surface.


It features King Daho Succes, a Luo band who recorded for Polydor in 1972-73 and for Bens International in or after 1978, so it seems reasonable to assume this one came out in the 1970s too.


Sofiane of Groovy Record in Paris supplied details of GMS 7-005 in April 2011, which is a recording by a Kikuyu choir that also released records on the Kirinyaga, Rainbow and Wambui Music Store labels.

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