Born on Uncle Sam Plantation in Louisiana. He first learned
to play the guitar and banjo from a worked on the plantation
and later learned to sing in the church choir. He travelled to
every state in the union with Stock, Variety and Presentation
His radio career started back in 1924 over WLS Chicago, Illinois
and has since played on both of the major networks. (Both? Think
of what we have today...) He was known from coast to coast for
his friendly presenation of programsoutstanding in the way he
closes his programs
"That's all there is there ain't no more"
"God Willin', we'll be seeing you this same time to-morrow."
You see, Frankie was reared in a strict Christian homeand his
faith not only clingsbut he is still proud to admit his FAITH.
Frankie managed and produced over a dozen stage and radio shows. At
one time he was 'Boss' of the Log Cabin Girls on WWVA (Wheeling, WV) and
were '...destined to be one his biggest Successes.'