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Geoffrey Oryema (born 16 April 1953) is an internationally renowned Ugandan musician. At the age of 24, at the height of Idi Amin's power, Oryema was smuggled across the Ugandan border in the trunk of a car, following the death of his father, a prominent government minister, beginning a life in exile. Today his songs keep alive the languages of his youth - Swahili and Acholi and return to the lost country - the 'clear green land' of Uganda.

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  • Avatar for sandrarichm
    Love this Music
  • Avatar for BJBooth
    Tough guy, surviving having his father murdered, losing his family, relocating without any idea of survival. This guy's really paid his dues
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    damn, he good.
  • Avatar for Calltainn
    Brilliant
  • Avatar for Frostnight_
    Makambo <3
  • Avatar for DarkBoudin
    I'd love to him on stage, does anybody know if he's got any tour scheduled or what? He doesn't seem to have a website or a myspace...
  • Avatar for BarbaraMuerdter
    Here are some pictures of the show in Berlin on August 6th at the House of World Cultures: http://www.popkontext.de/index.php/2010/08/07/geoffrey-oryema-am-6-august-2010-im-haus-der-kulturen-der-welt-berlin/
  • Avatar for ShiningStar911
    ❤ Bye Bye Lady Dame ❤
  • Avatar for INTRO_Pub_Club
    only OMERA JOHN !!!
  • Avatar for regis75
    Merci pour cette belle musique

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