Real Name:
Frank F. Virtue
Profile:
Founder member of American rock 'n' roll band The Virtues from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had a hit in 1958 called "Guitar Boogie Shuffle".

Towards the end of 1962, Virtue disbanded the group and pursued a career as a record producer and recording engineer. His studio, Virtue Recording Studios (Virtue Studios, located at 1618 N. Broad St., was one of the top studios in Philadelphia for a number of years until closing in the early 1980s. His original studio, in the basement of his house on Fayette Street, was where "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" was originally recorded.
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Frank Virtue Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

R2 70719 Frank Virtue - Guitar Player Presents Legends Of Guitar - Rock The 50s, Vol. One album art Various Guitar Boogie Shuffle Various - Guitar Player Presents Legends Of Guitar - Rock The 50s, Vol. One(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 70719 US 1990 Sell This Version
FA 5426 Frank Virtue - Rock Instrumentals Story 1934 - 1962 album art Various Guitar Boogie Shuffle Various - Rock Instrumentals Story 1934 - 1962(3xCD, Comp) Frémeaux & Associés FA 5426 France 2014 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Frank Virtue - Flippin' In / Shufflin' Along album art The Virtues Shufflin' Along (as F. Virtuoso) The Virtues - Flippin' In / Shufflin' Along (Single) Hunt UK 1959 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Highland Guitar album art Frank Virtue And The Virtues Pluckin'-Plankin' Boogie (as Virtuoso) Frank Virtue And The Virtues - Highland Guitar (Single) Wynne US 1960 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Virtue's Boogie Woogie / Pickin' The Stroll album art The Virtues Pickin' The Stroll (as Virtuoso) The Virtues - Virtue's Boogie Woogie / Pickin' The Stroll (Single) Hunt US 1960 Sell This Version
V 603 Frank Virtue - Guitar Boogie Twist / Guitar Shimmy album art The "Virtues"* The "Virtues"* - Guitar Boogie Twist / Guitar Shimmy(7", Single) Virnon Records V 603 US 1960 Sell This Version
45-H 329 Frank Virtue - Pony Walk / Virtue's Boogie Woogie album art The Virtues Pony Walk (as Virtuoso) The Virtues - Pony Walk / Virtue's Boogie Woogie(7", Single) Hunt 45-H 329 US 1960 Sell This Version
PEP 2018 Frank Virtue - The Virtues album art The Virtues Blues In The Cellar (as F. Virtuoso) The Virtues - The Virtues(7", EP) Karusell PEP 2018 Sweden 1960 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Guitar Shuffle 65 album art The Virtues The Virtues - Guitar Shuffle 65 (Single) Fayette US 1964 Sell This Version
719 Frank Virtue - Rebel Rouser "65" / Lazy Rebel album art Twangy Rebels Lazy Rebel (as F. Virtue) and 3 more… Twangy Rebels - Rebel Rouser "65" / Lazy Rebel(7", Single) General American 719 US 1965 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Karate Monkey album art Chubby Checker Karate Monkey (as F. Virtuoso) Chubby Checker - Karate Monkey (Single) Parkway US 1966 Sell This Version
45-10777 Frank Virtue - Love Is The Answer / Just Dance album art The Performers (2) The Performers (2) - Love Is The Answer / Just Dance(7", Single, Promo) ABC-Paramount 45-10777 US 1966 Sell This Version
GC-101 Frank Virtue - Detroit City Soul / Do The Train album art The Thrillers (3) Do The Train (as F. Virtuoso) The Thrillers (3) - Detroit City Soul / Do The Train(7", Single) Grove City GC-101 US 1968 Sell This Version
A-61069 Frank Virtue - You Did It / I'm Still Waiting album art Ann Robinson I'm Still Waiting (as F. Virtuoso) Ann Robinson - You Did It / I'm Still Waiting(7") All Brothers A-61069 US 1969 Sell This Version
F-52471 Frank Virtue - Come On Time / Dream World album art Len Galloway Dream World (as Virtuoso) Len Galloway - Come On Time / Dream World(7") Fayette F-52471 US 1971 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Make Love To Me Right Now / Something We Got album art The Minx (2) Something We Got (as Virtue) The Minx (2) - Make Love To Me Right Now / Something We Got (Single) Mercury US 1972 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Guitar Boogie Shuffle album art The Virtues The Virtues - Guitar Boogie Shuffle (Single) Goldies 45 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
V-32873 Frank Virtue - St. Louis Blues / Guitar Boogie Shuffle album art The Virtues The Virtues - St. Louis Blues / Guitar Boogie Shuffle(7", Single) Virtue V-32873 US 1973 Sell This Version
A-112374 Frank Virtue - Doin' It / Meditation Of The Soul album art Virtues* Meditation Of The Soul (as F. Virtuoso) and 1 more… Virtues* - Doin' It / Meditation Of The Soul(7") Andee Records A-112374 US 1974 Sell This Version
V-111175 Frank Virtue - Lowdown Melody / La La-Dee Da Da album art Gene Faith Gene Faith - Lowdown Melody / La La-Dee Da Da(7") Virtue V-111175 US 1975 Sell This Version
V-12376-I Frank Virtue - If You Can't Stand The Heat Get Out Of The Kitchen / Should I Follow My Heart Or My Mind album art Ann Byers Ann Byers - If You Can't Stand The Heat Get Out Of The Kitchen / Should I Follow My Heart Or My Mind(7", Single) Virtue V-12376-I US 1976 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Beyond The Galaxy album art Jimmy Roma Beyond The Galaxy Jimmy Roma - Beyond The Galaxy Virtue US 1978 Sell This Version
GRP 121 Frank Virtue - 7 Days - 52 Weeks / Don't Look Back album art Cody Michaels / Virtue Orchestra Don't Look Back (Instrumental) (as Virtuoso) Cody Michaels / Virtue Orchestra - 7 Days - 52 Weeks / Don't Look Back(7", Promo) Grapevine GRP 121 UK 1979 Sell This Version
Frank Virtue - Work Your Body album art Broad Street Band Featuring Bruce Grey* Broad Street Band Featuring Bruce Grey* - Work Your Body Tempre Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Q-4192 Frank Virtue - Juiced Me album art "Lambchops"* Featuring Ho-Tip & Bundino "Lambchops"* Featuring Ho-Tip & Bundino - Juiced Me(12") Quan-Yaa Q-4192 US 1992 Sell This Version

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