Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-27T14:43:30.000Z
Views:
42,090
Video Title:
Hasan Gure - "Somali Freedom Song" [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 1997]
Description:
Hasan Gure is a musician, social worker, community scholar, and Somali immigrant dedicated to preserving Somali culture and traditions in the USA. In this video recorded during the 1997 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, he performs a Somali freedom song celebrating Somali independence proclaimed by Britain and Italy on June 26, 1960. He plays the oud and is accompanied by Ghanaian immigrants Kwame Ansah Brew and Kofi Emmanuel Dennis on percussion. For more, listen to 'Baijun Ballads: Somali Songs in Swahili' by Haussein Shiekh and Radio Mogadisco Swahili Singers, available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/haussein-shiekh-and-radio-mogadisco-swahili-singers/baijun-ballads-somali-songs-in-swahili/islamica-world/music/album/smithsonian Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Z1b0eN49ynV9m6t7Mkuwi?si=amFAoK33RT6YYbwtgFswyQ Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
3 min 36 sec
YouTube Keywords:
music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_j6izA458lZA