Reference Sources

"The Guitar in Africa" and "Southern Africa" in The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (perhaps valuable for historical context of Zambian indigenous music)

Kalindula and Zambia, Republic of in Oxford Music Online (more historical background and bibliography)

Secondary Sources

Browse HOLLIS by Subject, starting with:

  • Rock music -- Zambia
  • Rock music -- Africa
  • Popular music -- Zambia
  • Radio broadcasting -- Zambia

(When you're typing a subject heading into HOLLIS, you don't need to type the punctuation.)

Rock's Back Pages -- may have articles on specific artists

Music Magazine Archive (Rock) -- A selection of magazines and zines from the 1960s-2010s, including titles like CREEM, Trouser Press, Slash, and Raygun.

HOLLIS 'Everything' Search Mode

Music Index Online

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Sample article: "Zamrock: An Introduction"