Odawas, Yea-Ming & the Rumours, and Bob Frank coming to The Starry Plough

Yea-Ming & the Rumours When is the last time you saw a show at the Plough? Open since 1973, it feels particularly appropriate to host Bob Frank. Jim Dickinson called Frank "The best songwriter you have never heard" - reason enough to attend this show. If you need any more convincing check out the superb interview he did with our very own Russell Jelinek last April. In 1972, Frank recorded a cult classic for Vanguard. Almost no one got to hear it until last year when it was reissued by the good folks at Light In The Attic. The songs [...]

Interview: Bob Frank discusses his Light in the Attic Reissue

Singer/songwriter Bob Frank is perhaps the Bay Area's most unknown musical genius. Forty years ago, Frank released his critically-acclaimed debut self-titled album on Vanguard Records. For reasons I'll let Bob explain, the record only received a single pressing and became a bit of a cult classic, with its rare copies becoming a hot item for vinyl collectors. Bob stopped making music for about 30 years to raise his family in the East Bay, where he lives today. Earlier this year, Light in the Attic Records reiussed Frank's debut on vinyl, and Bob will perform Sunday night at the Vortex Room [...]

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