Roland Francis

Profile:
American producer and coordinator for Editions Makossa and Makossa since the 70's.
With his older brothers, Roger Francis and Rudolph Francis (2),
he played a key role in the distribution of African records in the United States.
They own the African Record Center, record shops in New York City since 1969.
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Artist

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Remix

ICE 012 Praise-Jah — Roland Francis Oluko Imo Praise-Jah (Version) (as R. Francis) Oluko Imo - Praise-Jah(12", RE, RM) Invisible City Editions ICE 012 Canada 2017 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

M2413 Africa 1 Dance & Theatre 'Live Africa 1 Dance Theatre* Africa 1 Dance Theatre* - Africa 1 Dance & Theatre 'Live"(LP, Album) Makossa M2413 US 1984 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

JCD 10030 Muhammad Ali — Roland Francis Howie Ricketts Muhammad Ali and 1 more… Howie Ricketts - Muhammad Ali(12", Single) Jumbo Caribbean Disco JCD 10030 US 1978 Sell This Version
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MD9034 America's Got Magic — Roland Francis Jimi Solanke Jimi Solanke - America's Got Magic Makossa MD9034 US 1979 Sell This Version
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M2374 Drum Dance — Roland Francis Africa 1 Dance & Theatre Africa 1 Dance & Theatre - Drum Dance (Single) Makossa M2374 US 1981 Sell This Version
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Conducting & Leading

M2413 Africa 1 Dance & Theatre 'Live Africa 1 Dance Theatre* Africa 1 Dance Theatre* - Africa 1 Dance & Theatre 'Live"(LP, Album) Makossa M2413 US 1984 Sell This Version
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CD-RFE 6526, CD-RFE-6526 110% Terreur — Roland Francis Zouk Soukous Zouk Soukous - 110% Terreur(CD, Album) R. Francis Entertainment, R. Francis Entertainment CD-RFE 6526, CD-RFE-6526 US 1990 Sell This Version
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Production

AME 5205 I'm Suffering (Noko Nfeemi) — Roland Francis Lantei Lamptey Lantei Lamptey - I'm Suffering (Noko Nfeemi) (Single) African Music Explosion AME 5205 US 1974 Sell This Version
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EM 23.02, EM23.02 Oshun — Roland Francis Twins Seven-Seven Black Ghosts International* Twins Seven-Seven Black Ghosts International* - Oshun (Album) Editions Makossa, Editions Makossa EM 23.02, EM23.02 US 1974 Sell This Version
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AME5206 Komi Ke Kenam (Fish & Funjee) — Roland Francis Lantei Lamptey Lantei Lamptey - Komi Ke Kenam (Fish & Funjee)(7", Single) African Music Explosion AME5206 US 1974 Sell This Version
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EM 23.09, EM23.09 Music Of Fela Volume 2: Question Jam Answer — Roland Francis Fela* & The Africa '70* Fela* & The Africa '70* - Music Of Fela Volume 2: Question Jam Answer(LP) Editions Makossa, Editions Makossa EM 23.09, EM23.09 US 1975 Sell This Version
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EM23.10 Basabasa Soundz — Roland Francis Basabasa Soundz* Basabasa Soundz* - Basabasa Soundz(LP, Album, Gat) Editions Makossa EM23.10 US 1975 Sell This Version
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EM2315, EM 23.15 Expensive Shit — Roland Francis Fela Ransome Kuti* & Africa 70 Fela Ransome Kuti* & Africa 70 - Expensive Shit (Album) Editions Makossa, Editions Makossa EM2315, EM 23.15 US 1975 Sell This Version
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KR23 Igala Music — Roland Francis Idirisu Egbebi & His Alo Group* Idirisu Egbebi & His Alo Group* - Igala Music(LP) Kola KR23 US 1975 Sell This Version
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M2311 Malik — Roland Francis Lafayette Afro-Rock Band* Lafayette Afro-Rock Band* - Malik (Album) Makossa International, Makossa M2311 US 1976 Sell This Version
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MA7051 Bunzu Soundz — Roland Francis Bunzu Soundz Bunzu Soundz - Bunzu Soundz(LP, Album) Makossa MA7051 US 1976 Sell This Version
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M 2320 Kalakuta Show — Roland Francis Fela* & Africa 70 Fela* & Africa 70 - Kalakuta Show (Album) Makossa, Makossa International Records M 2320 US 1976 Sell This Version
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AME-5207 Adara Fun Wa — Roland Francis Dynamic Africana Dynamic Africana - Adara Fun Wa(7", Single) African Music Explosion AME-5207 US 1976 Sell This Version
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MI 2735 Awo / Good, Good Morning — Roland Francis Dakati (2) Dakati (2) - Awo / Good, Good Morning(7", Single) Makossa MI 2735 US 1976 Sell This Version
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MI 2731 Yebo — Roland Francis Jonas Gwangwa Jonas Gwangwa - Yebo(7") Makossa MI 2731 US 1976 Sell This Version
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AME9105 The Ghanaian Highlife Beat — Roland Francis Black Star Line Band* Black Star Line Band* - The Ghanaian Highlife Beat(LP, Album) African Music Explosion AME9105 US 1976 Sell This Version
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MA 7050 Kalama Soul Of Zaire - Live At Salle Du Parti Kalama Soul Kalama Soul - Kalama Soul Of Zaire - Live At Salle Du Parti "Absolutely Live"(LP) Makossa MA 7050 US 1976 Sell This Version
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CD 10024 Back To Africa / Scuba Dub — Roland Francis Carl McDonald (2) Carl McDonald (2) - Back To Africa / Scuba Dub(12") Jumbo Caribbean Disco CD 10024 US 1977 Sell This Version
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MA 7067 Asaase Asa — Roland Francis The Wonderful Alex Konadu's Band The Wonderful Alex Konadu's Band - Asaase Asa(LP, Album) Makossa MA 7067 US 1978 Sell This Version
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M2333, MN 2333 Rootsy Reggae — Roland Francis John Clarke John Clarke - Rootsy Reggae(LP, Album) Makossa, Makossa M2333, MN 2333 US 1978 Sell This Version