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Considering the size and resources of CBS internationally, surprisingly few records issued by its East African operation appear to be in circulation. Those that are include Kenyan acts, such as Blue Stars, Congolese bands based in Kenya, such as Orch Moja One, and tunes licensed from Tanzanian labels such as the Mwenge Jazz Band’s Joka, which was licensed from Tanzanian Film Company.

To add to the confusion, there seem to be several different catalogue numbering strands so, for example, CBS (K) 7025 and CBS (K) 025 appear to have very similar catalogue numbers.

Records with an ACP prefix presumably originated from Andrew Crawford Productions in Nairobi.

Besides its main imprint, CBS also had a hand in other labels: Editions d’Ivoire, Ken-Tanza, Linga and Zeze.

S-CBS (K) 004 Moni Mambo                                   Getride Pts ! & 2                                   1979

(This is Jimmy Moni Mambo of Orch Shika Shika)

S-CBS (K) 005 Juwata Jazz Band                            Kaka Adam Pts 1 & 2                            1979

S-CBS (K) 006 Mwenge Jazz Band                          Lucy/Inafaa Umuoe                               1979

S-CBS (K) 008 Mwenge Jazz Band                          Joka Pts 1 & 2                                      1979

S-CBS (K) 010 Kelly Brown                                   Higher/I’ll Be Waiting                             1979

CBS (K) 7008  Vundumuna                                    Vundumuna Pts 1 & 2

CBS (K) 7024  DDC Mlimani Park Orchestre             Siwalaumu Wakwe Pts 1 & 2

CBS (K) 7025  DDC Mlimani Park Orchestre             Kiu ya Jibu Pts 1 & 2

CBS (K) 025-A Them Mushrooms                            Uhuru/John Lennon

CBS (K) 026    Bunny Mack                                    Let Me Love You/Love You Forever

CBS (K) 027    Orch Les Afrikanos                          Refugee Song Pts 1 & 2

CBS (K) 043    Gravity                                Goodbye Masai Girl/Lost in Love

CBS/ACP 702   Orch Moja One                                Dunia Si Yako Si Yangu Pts 1 & 2

(Credited to Moreno & Moja One)

CBS-ACP 703   Moreno Blue Stars                           Mapenzi Ni Mazoea Pts 1 & 2

CBS-ACP 704    Souzy Kasseya                              Le Telephone Sonne/Ulta

CBS/ACP 1201 Blue Stars                                      Shufa Pts 1 & 2

CBS 7001        Sammy Kasule                                Kukupenda (Kuusudu) Pts 1 & 2

Catalogue            Group                                                       A side/B side                                                  Year