African Israel Church, singing
African Israel Church singing in Ishilu, Kenya. Album: Tiriki 1954-65. Original label: 71. 'it was probably the most popular hymn among the Tiriki Israels in the spring of 1956, but it was not sung by the Friends except when attending inter-denominational memorial services. Yohana Wa Gura Wanyola Ixabi Yohana wa gura wanyola ixabi- John has won and found grace/ Yohana wa gura wanyola ixabi- John has won and found grace/ (Refrain) Roho ni Roho- Spririt is Spirit Roho lwanda!- Spirit rock! Roho ni Roho- Spririt is Spirit Yaxanga shuluheni -Flash like the lightning! Isaac wa gura wanyola ixabi- Isaac has won and found grace &c.' -Sangree, W. H. (1966). Age, prayer and politics in Tiriki, Kenya. London [etc.: published on behalf of the East African institute of social research by Oxford University Press. pg. 209.
Sangree, Walter H.
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