lmn-003 DE FRANK and his Professionals "Psychedelic Man" Lp
Drummer extraordinaire and vocalist born in 1953, in Lomé - Togo’s capital and border town with Ghana - Frank Kakrah, better known as De Frank, has started his career as a drummer and percussionist in bands like Samdan’s 8, The Barbecues, Okukuseku No.2 and Saints’73 before joining the legendaries K.Frimpong’s Cubanos Fiestas.
In those first years as a musician, he learned the powerful art of modernising HighLife with Funky beats, apprenticeship that allowed him, in 1976, to create his own group, The Professionals, with whom he recorded 5 fantastics and extremely hard to find LPs.
Psychedelic Man is the first and has been released in 1976.
It has then be followed by Dig This Way (1977), De Frank Professionals (1978), Baby Don’t Play Me Wayo (1979) and Jamaican Sounds (1981).
Reissue produced and fully licensed by Les Mains Noires
Remastered and cut at The Carver
Thick deluxe “Paste-On” hard cardboard cover.
Strictly limited to 500 copies.
A1. I DON’T KNOW THE WORLD IS ONE
A2. THINK OF THE FUTURE
A3. PSYCHEDELIC MAN
B1. LET’S MAKE THE MUSIC
B2. CALL ME FRANK
B3. WAITING FOR MY BABY
B4. MAN NO CRY