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Great Faces of Africa – Franco

In the 1960s, a vibrant economy in the newly independent Congo meant artists had access to all the latest developments in music technology. Among all the great Congolese musicians that emerged in that era, one stands out as the undisputed king of Rumba: Francois ‘Franco’ Luambo Makiadi.
“Faces of Africa” investigates the extraordinary man behind the musical legend of the “Sorcerer of the guitar”.

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