Ò̩pò̩ló̩pò̩ archival songisis from Palmwine Drinkerds Club*
The Palmwine Drinkerds Club was formed in 1962 pari passu with the establishment of the University of Ifè̩, see
Chief A. O̩ládòkun, "The Palmwine Drinkerds' Club" (The Nigerian Field vol. 47)Before the IBB/IMF-led collapse of universities and the corresponding rise of campus cults and "bornagains", our club poured out positive, polyglot cultural creativity in amazing abundance.¹ Seasonal migration reached all 5‑1 corners of the e̩mu‑sphere. Audio cassettes, both spontaneous and rehearsed, circulated from hand to hand, and I tried to add my share with the woked cooperation of songittos and drumittos all over the galaxy.
Here's a sample of these historic tapes, posted in .mov format:
Ilya do Excess (Petroleum Training Institute, Wari)
Ilya Nigeria Nkassu (University of Nigeria, Ǹsú̩ká = colonial "Nsukka")
Ilya Lacoste (Lagos State Polytechnic, Ìke̩jà)
Ilya Pò̩tápò̩tá (Rivers State University of Science & Technology)
Jarasis for the late mother of Fe̩lo Joe Ì̩máhi̩agbè (Ilya Nigeria Nkassu)
Jarasis for Fe̩lo (Professor) Adé O̩báye̩mí (Ilya do Yunilo̩rin)All kongosis shall remain lifted at any time T — Ògùrò̩ò̩ò̩ò̩ò̩!
1. For example, under its then label of "Keggites" the club supported the democratic student union on the campus of O̩báfé̩mi Awóló̩wò̩ University, Ilé‑Ifè̩ (alias "Ilya World Head ¼"), as tangentially described in this interview about the cultic death‑squad attack of 10 July 1999.
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last updated 14 August 2015
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