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Biguine Lélé avec Francisco

Francisco

  • Label: Les Mains Noires
  • Origin: Europe
  • Genres: Afro, Calypso, Ethnic, Latin, Tropical, World
  • Format: LP
  • Catalogue number: HPR50
£26.99

Availability: In stock

Description

New “vinyl only” reissue from Les Mains Noires of France. Francisco’s second Hit Parade album, a Biguine Jazz holy grail now available again in a great thick deluxe “Paste-On” hard cardboard sleeve.

Prolific artist, singer, dancer, pianist, composer, tambouyé (traditional percussionist), judoka, actor, choreographer, entertainer, these few activities can not be exhaustive as to the life of this Martinique's legend. Adored by his contemporaries, Frantz Charles Denis - better known as Francisco, Apito or Babalu - has shaken the Creole musical landscape by introducing traditional bèlè drums into the balls of the local bourgeoisie but also and mostly in his own compositions and recordings.

The pieces he recorded are few and very hard to find. He often repeats the same songs from one record to another, but each time they are renewed as they mark a deepening of his personal musical research.

500 copies only! No repress!

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Biguine Lélé avec Francisco

Samples

Tracklist

A1° CAROLINE (Francisco)
A2° PAOLA (Francisco)
A3° BIGUINE-LÉLÉ (Francisco)
A4° BERNA-JAMBOLO (Folklore)
A5° BOSSU A BOSSU CORPS (D.R.)

B1° LÈ OU NI L’AGENT ÉPI BELLES FEMMES (Francisco)
B2° SERGIO, PEINE ARRIVÉ (Francisco)
B3° BA MOIN L’AGENT MOIN MANGO (Francisco)
B4° CÉ OU MINME DOUDOU (A.Lirvat)
B5° CAPULLITO DE ALLELI (D.R.)

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