Frank delivers a powerful vocal on "Shiver and Shake," the first single released from the Silencers' debut LP "Rock 'N' Roll Enforcers." The song was listed as one of the all-time 10 best local artists' recordings by Pittsburgh Magazine. Click here for more of The Silencers.
The Silencers, with Frank on vocals, put the hammer down on the James Brown classic "Cold Sweat." This was recorded live at the Cleveland Agora for a WMMS radio program in May 1981.
The Silencers' video for their "Peter Gunn / Remote Control / Illegal" medley was the 40th video aired on MTV on the day the network debuted - August 1, 1981. (Click here to see the listing.) The video was played in regular rotation on MTV and was voted the #3 most popular video of 1981.
Here's Frank, leading Pure Gold in an a cappella performance of "Can't Help Loving That Girl of Mine" - at Pittsburgh's Benedum Center.
The audience was on fire when Frank belted out this live cover of "Stranded in the Jungle," from his Silencers days.
Turn the volume up LOUD! Here's a hot number from Diamond Reo, circa 1978: "Out on the Streets."
Here's Frank leading Pure Gold in a classy rendition of "Sh-Boom."
Frank sings lead vocals on this song from the new CD by William Dell and WeeJams.
Frank, provides the lead vocals on this Pure Gold performance on WQED's Special Sounds of Pittsburgh
SILENCERS: ROCK'N'ROLL ENFORCERS
Frank was only 18 when he sang lead as "Jimmy Mack" on the Atlantic single "Baby, I Love You."
A compelling version of the Smokey Robinson-penned song "The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game" was released as the B side of "Baby, I Love You," with Frank delivering a soulful vocal.