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Francisco and the Rhythmagics contributed "Blessed The Big One" to a compilation then titled America Fears The Drum and released in 1992 on the Irresistible Revolutionary label. Its 2016
version is for a retitled 2016 album of the same 'Extraordinarily internationalist' tracks with 'Haitian, Chinese, Filipino, Native American, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Nicaraguan, Jamaican and other heritages represented' (S F Bay Guardian). Hear the young voice like green shoots of Francisco Alarcon!

Photo by Dhoryan Rizo of Francisco and Javier Pinzon at the January 10,2016 'Viva la Vida!' celebration of Francisco in Cafe La Boheme of San Francisco's Mission District.


released January 20, 2016
Franscisco X. Alarcon and the Rhythmagics. Recorded in Santa Cruz, CA 1992.
Mixed by Don Paul at Olde West Studio in San Francisco, CA for the Rebel Poets' America Fears The Drum compilation album. E-q'ed by Don, January 20, 2016, to mark the passing of Francisco on January 15 and to celebrate his great life.



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