The sound recordings featured in the Music Time in Africa website are held by the University of Michigan Library’s Special Collections Research Center courtesy of Voice of America. The materials were digitized in collaboration with the University of Michigan School of Information, the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and the African Studies Center, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The University of Michigan provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact If you have concerns about the inclusion of an item in this collection, please contact or write to:

Music Time in Africa
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University of Michigan
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