Frank Beecher

Frank Beecher

Real Name:
Francis "Franny" Beecher
Profile:
Rock'n roll and jazz guitarist. He was the lead guitarist for Bill Haley & His Comets from 1954 to 1962, and is best remembered for his innovative guitar solos combining elements of country music and jazz.
b. September 29, 1921 - d. February 24, 2014
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Artist

Frank Beecher Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

The Benny Goodman Quartet / Benny Goodman And His Sextet* Blue Lou (as Francis Beecher) The Benny Goodman Quartet / Benny Goodman And His Sextet* - There´s A Small Hotel / Blue Lou Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Benny Goodman Sextet Benny Goodman Sextet - Bedlam / Oo-Bla-Dee Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Bill Haley And His Comets Goofin' Around and 1 more… Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock 'N Roll Stage Show (Album) Brunswick, Brunswick Germany 1956 Sell This Version
Benny Goodman There's A Small Hotel (as Francis Beecher) Benny Goodman - Combos (Comp) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Bill Haley And His Comets Blue Comet Blues (as Fran Beecher) Bill Haley And His Comets - Rudy's Rock / Blue Comet Blues (Single) Brunswick US 1954 Sell This Version
05641 Bill Haley And His Comets Goofin' Around Bill Haley And His Comets - Hook Line And Sinker / Goofin' Around(Shellac, 10", Single) Brunswick 05641 UK 1957 Sell This Version
45-EW 115 The Kingsmen (2) The Kingsmen (2) - Better Believe It / Week End(7", Single) EastWest 45-EW 115 US 1958 Sell This Version
EMB 3386 Bill Haley And His Comets, Bill Haley Bill Haley And His Comets, Bill Haley - Real 'Live' Rock 'N' Roll Bill Haley Style(LP) Ember Records EMB 3386 UK 1967 Sell This Version
0082.049-2, COPS 8818 Bill Haley And His Comets The Beak Speaks (as Franny Beecher) Bill Haley And His Comets - Star Gold(2xLP, Comp) MCA Coral, MCA Coral 0082.049-2, COPS 8818 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
NW 249 Various See You Later, Alligator (as Francis Beecher) Various - Shake, Rattle And Roll: Rock 'N' Roll In The 1950s(LP, Album, Comp, Mono, Gat) New World Records NW 249 US 1978 Sell This Version
Bill Haley And His Comets Bill Haley And His Comets - From The Original Master Tapes (Comp) MCA Records Germany 1985 Sell This Version
R4 70561 Various Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie (as Frannie Beecher) Various - Guitar Player Magazine Presents Legends Of The Guitar Rock: The '50s Volume 2(Cass, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R4 70561 US 1991 Sell This Version
HEP CD 36 Benny Goodman With Wardell Gray And Stan Hasselgard Benny Goodman With Wardell Gray And Stan Hasselgard - Benny's Bop(CD, Comp, Mono, RE, RM) HEP Records (3) HEP CD 36 UK 1993 Sell This Version
7243 8 32086 2 3 Benny Goodman Fiesta Time (as Francis Beecher) and 10 more… Benny Goodman - Undercurrent Blues(CD, Comp) Capitol Jazz 7243 8 32086 2 3 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
PROPERBOX 5109 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Undercurrent Blues (as Francis Beecher) Benny Goodman And His Orchestra - The Essential BG(4xCD, Comp, RM, Box) Proper Records (2) PROPERBOX 5109 UK & Europe 2006 Sell This Version
FA 244 Benny Goodman Undercurrent Blues (as Francis Beecher) Benny Goodman - The Quintessence New York - Los Angeles - Stockholm 1935 - 1954(2xCD, Comp) Frémeaux & Associés FA 244 France 2007 Sell This Version
6785435 Bill Haley And His Comets Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock Around The Clock(LP, Comp, Ltd, RE, 180) Vinyl Lovers Eu 6785435 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
S1364 Benny Goodman Blue Lou (as Francis Beecher) Benny Goodman - Benny Goodman. The Small Groups(LP, Comp, Mono) Swaggie Records S1364 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
DAG 136 Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet - Bebop Spoken Here(LP, Comp, Mono) Capitol Records, Emigold Series DAG 136 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
569 Buddy Greco And The Sharps Buddy Greco And The Sharps - Baby I'm True To You / How Many Times I Think Of You(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 569 US Unknown Sell This Version
548 Buddy Greco And The Sharps Buddy Greco And The Sharps - Scratch My Back / Keep Me In Mind(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 548 Unknown Sell This Version
ST 193749 Benjamin David Goodman* Benjamin David Goodman* - Swingin' Into Bop!(LP, Comp) Strumthorpe Mews ST 193749 US Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Bill Haley And His Comets Blue Comet Blues Bill Haley And His Comets - Rudy's Rock / Blue Comet Blues (Single) Brunswick US 1954 Sell This Version
Bill Haley And His Comets Goofin' Around (as Beecher) and 1 more… Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock 'N Roll Stage Show (Album) Brunswick, Brunswick Germany 1956 Sell This Version
Bill Haley And His Comets Blue Comet Blues Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock'n Roll Stage Show Part 2 (EP) Decca UK 1956 Sell This Version