FRANK & HIS SISTERS - FRANK & HIS SISTERS

FRANK & HIS SISTERS - FRANK & HIS SISTERS

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: MISSISSIPPI

Release date: 20/12/2019

Barcode: 2090504850384

Catalog no.: MRI0000120

Item ID: 485038

The world's first collection of gorgeous pop songs from Frank and His Sisters, a family band from Moshi, Tanzania. Formed in the early 1950s by Frank Humplick, Thecla Clara and Maria Regina, the trio recorded and toured throughout East Africa and issued a string of instant classics, capturing fans with their beautifully harmonized singing, clever lyrics, and Frank's stunning guitar work. Imagine the fingerstyle finesse of John Fahey with a pure pop melodicism, combined with the family harmony of groups like The Carter Family, The Roches, and The Beach Boys, set in the golden age of Tanzanian music.

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