Franco & Le TPOK Jazz- Arzoni (Franco) 1980

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A great rumba song from Franco. Franco was doing a great thing by singing about the whole African continent. Franco was a genius man. Don't forget Franco's fierce solo performance. It was A plus. Only Franco could do it.

Franco= Vocals & Mi-Solo Guitar
Papa Noel= Solo Guitar
Lukoki Diatho= Vocals
Lola Cheacain= Vocals
Wuta Mayi= Vocals
Mpudi Decca= Bass Guitar
Gege Mangaya= Rhythm Guitar

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The only person who could endorse 2 competitors in the same industry and get away with it. Arzoni and Fabrice

Author — Carole Osako

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The end section of this song is pure celebration of life, celebration of our Congo, of our mighty Franco and his huge contribution!! Makes me tear up! 9:15

Author — Yannick Ndombe

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Amazing how a simple song about a tailor can live forever. Nostalgic!

Author — Anthony Ochieng

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THIS SWEET MELODY REMINDS ME OF MY SECONDARY SCHOOL DAYS AT OLD MOSHI. R.I.P OUR BELOVED SUPER MAESTRO FRANCO LUAMBO.

Author — Anthony Assey

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Arzoni is a famous tailor whose clothing is sold in every part of Africa even including Europe.

Author — Edward Maina Andafu

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Here is official lyrics and translation as well. Here we are. 
From Godfrey Mutumi Ojiambo

BaZairois mama, bosomba abacos na Arzoni, bosomba abacos na Arzoni, motongi monene ya mpoto
(Zaireans mama, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, the greatest tailor who makes clothes with european designs.
BaBelgique mama bosomba abacos na Arzoni, bosomba abacos na Arzoni, mosoni monene ya mpoto
(Belgians mama, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, the greatest tailor who makes clothes with european designs.
Ba diplomate mama, botuna Abacos na Arzoni, bosomba Abacos na Arzoni motongi monene ne mpoto
(Diplomats mama, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, I urge you to buy Abacos from Arzoni, the greatest tailor who makes clothes with european designs.
Arzoni Arzoni, Arzoni motongi monene na Africa, Arzoni motongi monene ya mpoto, ooh Arzoni *2
(Arzoni Arzoni, Arzoni. the greatest tailor in Africa, the greatest tailor who makes clothes with european designs.
Na bafete mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Those planning to attend festivals/parties mama, I urge you to buy your dresses/clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
na ba marriage mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Those planning to attend wedding parties and those planning to wed mama, I urge you to buy you dresses/clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Kinshasa mama, Arzoni eeh na ba Abacos na ye
(Kinsasha residents mama, I urge you to buy Arzoni 's Abacos.)
Na Lubumbashi mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Lubumbashi residents mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Kisangani mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Kisangani residents mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Bukavu mama, Arzoni eeh na ba Abacos na ye
(Bukavu residents mama, I urge you to buy Arzoni 's Abacos.)
Na Bandundu mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Bandundu residents mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Mbandaka mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Mbandaka residents mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Mbujimayi mama, Arzoni eeh na Ba abacos na ye
(Mbujimayi residents mama, I urge you to buy Arzoni 's Abacos.)
Na Bas Zaire mama mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Zaireans mama mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Kananga mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Kananga residents mama, I urge you to buy your clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Zaire mobimba eeh, Arzoni eeh na ba Abacos na ye
(The whole nation of Zaire eeh, I urge you all to buy Arzoni 's Abacos.)
Kata ngambo kende na Congo Brazza, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Even if you go a cross the border to Congo Brazza you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Kamata avion kende na Gabon Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(Take a plane/flight to Gabon you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Kamata masua kende na Dakar, Arzoni eeh, Arzoni
(Take a dhow/boat to Dakar you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Cote D'ivoire mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Cote D'ivoire mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Cotonu mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Cotonu mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Lome, mboka bilamba Arzoni na Abacos na ye, eeh Arzoni
(In Lome, in the whole country you will get that the Abacos there comes from, eeh Arzoni )
na Guinee mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Guinee citizens mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
na Angola mama, aha Arzoni eeh arzoni
(In Angola citizens mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Zambie mama, aah Arzoni na ba Abacos na ye mama mama
(In Zambia mama, aah in the whole country you will get that the Abacos there comes from, eeh Arzoni i )
Na Rwanda, arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Rwanda citizens mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
na Burundi mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Burundi citizens mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Tanzanie na ba abacos na ye
(In Tanzania, in the whole country you will get that the Abacos there comes from, eeh Arzoni )
na Nairobi mama, Arzoni eeh Arzoni
(In Nairobi mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Cote d'ivoire mama, Arzonie eeh Arzoni
(In Cote d'ivoire mama, you will find that people there buy their clothes from Arzoni eeh Arzoni)
Na Africa mobimba, eeh Arzoni na ba Abacos na ye
(In the whole Africa, you will get that the Abacos comes from, eeh Arzoni )

Author — Franco Pepe Kalle

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Ba Zairoi mama, ba diplomate', what a nice song, I wish I knew Lingala, but it's one of the best masterpiece of tpok jazz

Author — harun munala

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Grandiose, Incomparable cette musique de l'Immortel Grand Maître Franco Luambo Makiadi Ya Fuala Oncle Yorgho . Que du bonheur et un grand plaisir à écouter . Reposez en paix Ya Fuala Oncle Yorgho .

Author — Bernard Dimundu

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To all comrades UON in the 90s
Appropriate for our age.
At 50 we need to slow things

Author — Francis Makau

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Sans pitié Maître au VOLCAN 2000 à Bangui.

Author — Africa Sept

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RIP mtume wa muziki wa rhumba, hakuna rhumba bila wewe

Author — Nixon Lameck

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still looking for an English translation of the song arzoni by franco luambo.anyone out there who can do it for me?

Author — Omondi Arondo charles

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@pepe i'm also waiting for the translation, , ,

Author — edmount ouya

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Arzoni Motsongi monene ya Cotonou....na Africa mobimba...

Author — Chris Simbiri