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Catalogue       Group                                              A side/B side                                                                              Year


BER 1          Kawere B Kings                       Siprosa Atieno/James Awino Onyango

A production by Okoth Kodondi, arguably the top Luo benga record producer.

Kawere Boys Band, and Kawere-related releases can be found on Kodondi, Makossa, POK, Saye Ber Mo and Uriri Dala Mor.

What makes this single particularly interesting is the writing credit to Prof Omari and Dr Nelly. The latter is Nelson Ochieng Mengo, of Victoria Kings who went on to form Orch International de Nelly and Orch OM Jazz.

The Professor Omari credited is, however, almost certainly the band’s own Prof Paul Omari rather than Prof Omari Shabani of Les Wanyika fame.