His debut self-titled record was issued on Vanguard Records in 1972 to critical acclaim and is a collectors item. He has recorded and toured with Memphis singer/songwriter John Murry, shared a stage with Gus Cannon, Jimmy Driftwood, Lightning Hopkins, Tim Buckley and Townes Van Zandt, and was a paid songwriter for Tree Publishing. He currently lives in El Sobrante, California.
Though not widely known, Frank"s songs have earned wide critical acclaim.
Jim Dickinson, a producer for Big Star and a Memphis music legend, called Frank "the greatest songwriter you never heard." In Rolling Stone Magazine, Senior Editor David Fricke called Frank"s debut "beautifully stark" and compared him to Warren Zevon Frank"s collaboration with singer/songwriter John Murry on 2005 LP World Without End was praised in the Village Voice, Uncut Magazine and The Independent United Kingdom. His songs have been recorded by Jim Dickinson, Chris LeDoux, Gary McMahan, and others