Discography/Musical History

BASIC DISCOGRAPHY/BANDS/SOLO PROJECTS:- (this is being updated)

*First proper public stage appearance:- Butlin's Margate 1964 as guest artist with Butlin's house band, ( previous to this playing piano at the Anchor Tap pub, Tower Bridge London, during school dinner hours....)

*1964-1971 Sessions and auditions with various backstreet bands

*THUNDERZONE- sessions and shows 1971

* JAGHOUSE - VINYL 7inch SINGLE on DECCA records, and UK shows 1972-3

*MACHINE GUN - Sessions and shows 1973

* HOUSE SHAKERS - Sessions and shows 1974-5 :- UK shows and tours.

*FIRST CLASS- UK shows and tour 1975

 

*WOODY WOODMANSEY'S U-BOAT 1975-7:-

* VINYL 7 inch SINGLE released in 1976 on  BRONZE/EMI Records.

Track List;-

"U-Boat"c/w "Star Machine" released 1976 on BRONZE/EMI records

Tracks written by Woodmansey/ Murray; Arranged by U-Boat, produced by Gerry Bron

 

* Album* Title;-'U-BOAT'.VINYL 12 INCH ALBUM released in 1977 on BRONZE/EMI records.

Catalogue number BRON 501;-

Track List;-

'U-Boat', 'Movie Star', 'Slow Down'(Marshall, Murray) 'Star Machine', 'I'm In Love', Rock Show', 'Let You Be', 'Hope They Come Back', 'Oo La La', 'From The Top

Woody and Phil Murray wrote most of this album, I co-wrote track 2 with Phil Murray

Album arranged by U-Boat and produced by Gerry Bron

 

* U-Boat Promotional  film, made at Pinewood Studios and various live shows

*UK and European tours and shows, including Bronze records two month tour of the UK and Europe featuring U-Boat and Uriah Heep

  * Box Office record breaking Residency at the Marquee club, London

* Performance at the Reading Festival 1977

* Radio One broadcasts

*GOLDEN EAGLE- demo sessions and shows 1978-9

*SCREEN IDOLS-rehearsals only 1979

*JOE BROWN AND THE BRUVVERS- UK tour 1980 in clubs, football stadiums and festivals/Sixties package Tour

*FRANKIE AND THE FLAMES 1979-86*:-

*Shows and tours in UK and Europe 1979-86

*VINYL 7 INCH SINGLE released on Falcon Records in 1985.

Track List;-

"Dick Barton" (Marshall, Farley), c/w "Bloodshot Eyes"(Penny, Hall)

Tracks arranged and produced by Frank Marshall

 

* ALBUM (cd) released on BRUTUS RECORDS in 2000.

Album Title;- "THE BEST OF FRANKIE AND THE FLAMES 1979-86".

Track List;- 1. "Welcome", 2."Bloodshot Eyes" (Penny, Hall), 3."Dick Barton" (Marshall, Farley),4. "On Yer Bike" 5."Cutting A Dash", 6. "S.L.A.G." (Bushell, Kent, Marshall), 7. "Adam And Eve", 8. "Got It All", 9. "Sounds Like S.H.I.T. To Me", 10. "Dangerous" (Live!),11. "Game" (Live!) +"On Yer Bike" (Live!).

All tracks written by Franky Flame (Frank Marshall) unless otherwise stated.

All tracks arranged and produced by Franky Flame (Frank Marshall)

 

Compilation tracks on;- ‘Oi! Oi! That’s yer lot’ album, ‘Son of Oi!’ album, The Oi! Of Sex’ album, ‘ The Beerdrop Explodes’ album, ‘Voice Of The Street’ album, ‘Oi! Chartbusters’ albums, ‘Pop Oi!’ albums. Session work, production and executive production work on the compilation albums 'Son Of Oi!', 'The Oi! Of Sex', 'The Beerdrop Explodes', and The Gonads 'Peace Artists' ep; The Gonads 'Official Bootleg' album; The Blood 'Megalomaniac' ep; The Blood 'False Gestures For A Devious Public' album; Various Artists 'Voice Of The Street' albums; live album recording with Dumpy's Rusty Nuts at the Marquee club during the period 1980 to 1995

 

*FRANKY FLAME*:-

*ALBUM (cd) released on PUB CITY ROYAL RECORDS.

Catalogue Number PCR 4302

*Album Title;- 'INFERNO'.

 

Track List;- 1."On Yer Bike (Millennium Version)",2. "Barmy Army' (Terrace Mix)", 3."Inferno' (Scorched Earth Mix)", 4.. "What You Will (Club Mix)", 5. "Exorcist' (Little Devil Mix)".

All tracks written arranged and produced by Franky Flame.

 

*Vinyl 7 inch single with Another Man’s Poison on HELEN OF OI! records

"Party Time" (Flame)/"Santa Claus Has Burgled My House" (A.M.P.)

"Party Time" arranged and produced by Franky Flame

 

*Four track CD with the Whalers on PITBULL RECORDS/ 8000 RECORDS

Tracklist;- "Oslo Oi!" (Flame)/ "Hammers" (Flame)/ "Lula" (Moan)/ "Love Aint Rock N' Roll"(Moan)

"Oslo Oi!" and "Hammers" Arranged and Produced by Franky Flame

 

*Vinyl 10 inch EP with Mouthguard on AGGRO 77 RECORDS

"In The Pub" (Flame, Mouthguard)

"In The Pub" Arranged and Produced by Flame, Mouthguard

 

*CD and Vinyl 7inch EP with Evil Conduct ON RANDALE RECORDS

*8 Track cd, and 4 Track Vinyl 7 inch record

*Franky Flame- Lead vocal on "The Way We Feel", Keyboards on all tracks

All tracks arranged and produced by Evil Conduct and Franky Flame

 

*Vinyl 7 Inch single with Jenny Woo ON RANDALE RECORDS

Tracklist;- "Marching On" (Woo) /" I Dont Wanna Be Like You" ( Woo)

Franky Flame - Keyboards and backing Vocals

 

*7 Inch single with King Riot ON RANDALE RECORDS

* Franky Flame - Backing Vocals and Keyboards on "Abstinenz"

 

Keyboards on acoustic tracks with the Business;  Keyboards, 12 string guitar, backing vocals and some lead vocals plus arrangement and production work on many CDs, vinyl albums and compilation tracks with the  Vanilla Muffins; compilation tracks on link records and Captain Oi! Records albums.

 

*Last Orders* Album

Franky Flame - Vocals and Keyboards on "East End" (Cockney Rejects cover)

To Be Released 26.4.2014

 

*Insane Society* Album of Song Cover Versions

Franky Flame - Lead Vocal on "England's Glory" (Ian Dury And The Blockheads cover)

To Be Released 26.4.2014

 

* The Vanilla Muffins Album

Franky Flame - Vocals and Keyboards on "Juke Box Jive" track

To Be Released Soon

 

*FRANKY FLAME*;-

*ALBUM (DOUBLE CD AND TRIPLE 12 INCH VINYL) released on RANDALE RECORDS

Catalogue number RAN 094/2012

*Album Title;- 'FIREWORKS!' 30 track album in double CD format and triple 12 inch vinyl tri-gatefold format featuring Franky with The Flames, London All Star Inferno Crew, Mouthguard, Evil Conduct, Another Man's Poison, Vanilla Muffins, The Whalers, Newington Butts.

Tracklist on artwork below

 

 

 

 

GENERAL SESSION WORK/ PRODUCTION/RADIO AND TV

Total rock broadcast, Rouge FM broadcast, Talksport radio broadcast, Bushell on the Box TV show, Channel 4 Without Walls show, Starsearch TV show heat winner. Session and production work for AMI records, Shrizane, Chappell Music, Chappell Aznavour Music, David Hamilton, Hazell Dean, Stiff records, The Doll, The Union, Studio 80, The Blood, Clockwork Destruction, Orgasm Gorillas, Prole, Oi! The Robot, Wilko Johnson, (Ex-Doctor Feelgood) Graeme Douglas ( Ex-Eddie And The Hot Rods), Dumpy's Rusty Nuts, Talisman, The Roll Ups, The Gonads, The Models, The Artists, Freerange studios, Steve Bingham, Ace Kefford (Ex- The Move), and many others....Many solo shows in UK, Europe, Scandinavia; California USA solo tour; Solo show in New York USA.

 

*PUB SINGALONG ALBUMS;

ALL THESE WERE RECORDED LIVE AT THE ONCE FAMOUS GOOSE AND FIRKIN PUB IN SOUTHWARK, LONDON.

1."PIANO PARTY"

2. "LIVE! IN LONDON"

3. "RANT AND RAVE"

All these three Tape Cassette releases produced by Franky Flame, and feature a mix of original songs and other songs and material recorded live.

soon the be re-released on compact disc.....here's what the Evening Standard said about the live shows................

 

*SUPERYOB- (1995 onwards) -

(ALL SUPERYOB RECORDINGS RELEASED WORLDWIDE)

*THREE TRACK "FREE" CD EP/ HAMMER RECORDS

Tracklist;-Living In A Doorway (Flame)/Refugee (McVicar, Reeves)/Vicious Circle (Acoustic Version; McVicar, Flame)

 

* VINYL SINGLES;-

1."HOW DOES IT FEEL"/ SCREWED UP RECORDS SUR EP 005/ 2003

TRACKLIST;- How Does It Feel (Slade)/ Rock N' Roll Revolution(McVicar, Hayman)

 

2."ROCK N' ROLL GHOSTS" /CAMDEN TOWN ZINE RECORDS CT 12/2005

TRACKLIST;- Rock N' Roll Ghosts (McVicar, Flame)/ All Or Nothing (Marriott, Lane)

 

*SIX ALBUMS;-

ALBUM 1. "AGGROPHOBIA" (cd)/ HAMMER RECORDS

TRACKLIST;- Strength Of The Nation (Flame, McVicar, Reeves)/You gotta Believe (McVicar,Reeves) /It Never Rains (McVicar, Reeves) / Chance (The One You Never 'ad) (McVicar, Reeves) /Local Boy (McVicar, Flame)/ Psychodelic Concentration Camp (McVicar, Reeves) /Superyob (McVicar, Reeves) /Wot Is Culture (McVicar, Reeves)/Uncle Sam (McVicar, Flame)

ALBUM 2 " MACHINE GUNS N' ALCOHOL" (cd)/ HAMMER RECORDS

TRACKLIST;- Aint Gonna Take It (McVicar, Flame)/Criminal Tendency (McVicar, Reeves)/Machine Guns N'Alcohol (McVicar, Flame) /English Rose (McVicar)/End Of The Century (McVicar, Reeves)/ Bazooka Joe (McVicar, Flame)/ The Day They Tore The Ritzy Down (McVicar, Cavanna)/One Of The Boys (McVicar, Reeves)/ Backstreet Philosopher (McVicar, Flame)

ALBUM 3 "GHETTO BLASTER" (cd) UNDERGROUND LONDON RECORDS

TRACKLIST;- The Punk (McVicar, Flame) /Ghetto Blaster (McVicar, Flame) /Bang To Rights (Flame) /Tower Blocks N'Tenements (McVicar, Flame) /Vicious Circle (McVicar, Flame) /Heartbreak Bridge (Flame)/ Smacktrash (Flame) /Friday On My Mind (Easybeats) /Ugly Burger (McVicar, Flame)/ The Kids Are Alright (McVicar, Flame)/Big Brother (Flame) /Box O'Lights (Flame)/ Love Us Or Hate Us (McVicar, Flame)

ALBUM 4 "QUALITY STREET"/ RANDALE RECORDS/ CD/ VINYL

TRACKLIST;-Quality Street (McVicar, Flame)/Charity Begins At Home (McVicar, Flame)/London Pride (Flame)/Live For Today (The Sweet) /Champagne Socialist (McVicar, Flame)/Navvy In A Kaftan(McVicar, Flame) /Bank Holiday (McVicar, Flame)/Johnny Dempster(McVicar, Flame) /Timebomb (McVicar, Flame)/Citizen Smith (McVicar, Hayman)/Cockney King(McVicar, Flame) /Toe Rag (McVicar, Flame)/ Public Bar (Flame)

 

ALBUM 5 "DOUBLE TROUBLE"/ UNDERGROUND LONDON RECORDS 003/ CD/VINYL

TRACKLIST;- All tracks on original "Aggrophobia" and " Machine Guns N' Alcohol" albums plus bonus tracks;-Living In A Doorway/Refugee/Vicious Circle (Acoustic Version)/What'd Yer Say (McVicar, Reeves) /Strength Of The Nation(Original Version)

 

ALBUM 6 "GHETTO BLASTER" (RE-RELEASED PLUS BONUS TRACKS) RANDALE RECORDS/CD/VINYL

TRACKLIST;-All tracks on original Ghetto Blaster album, plus bonus tracks;-How Does It Feel/Rock N'Roll Revolution/All Or Nothing/ Rock N' Roll Ghosts

 

*OTHER RECORDINGS*

*LIVE CONCERT ECORDINGS in Lausanne Switzerland/ 2006-2007

(Unreleased at present)

 

* “AIRBOAT 85" FILM SOUNDTRACK 1985,

MUSIC FROM THIS SOUNDTRACK RE-NAMED AS "ISLANDER" ALBUM

This was released in the UK, Europe and the USA .

 

Track List;-

1. 'Raw Power', 2. 'Ocean of Dreams', 3. 'Coasting', 4. 'Islander', 5. 'Spirit Of Ariel', 6. 'Rebirth', 7. 'Timeless Fascination', 8. 'Reaching For Heaven'

(All tracks composed, arranged and produced by Frank Marshall)

 

*"FIFTY YEARS" A FIFTY YEAR CELEBRATION

A SUITE OF INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITIONS. Private release in the UK only.

Track List;-

1. "Fifty Year Fanfare", 2. "March Triumphant", 3. " Just Perfect And Regular", 4. "Videre, Audere, Tacere", 5. " The Great Architect", 6. "Those before Us", 7. "March Reprise and Finale".

(All tracks composed, arranged and produced by Frank Marshall)

 

*“SWINGING CITY" MUSICAL STAGE PRODUCTIONS/ FILM, A 'MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA!'

Two and a half hour musical drama

Music composed by Frank Marshall, lyrics written by Bob Burns;

All tracks arranged and produced by Frank Marshall

All songs on double cd format

Track List;-

(ACT 1)- 1. 'Room With A View From The Top', 2.'Let's Have A Little Flutter', 3. 'The Once Great Henry Casson', 4.'Time, Time Time', 5.'Guy I Warn You', 6.'Round World Trip', 7.'Do We Really Need The Plebs', 8.'Asset Stripper', 9.'I'm For The Moment', 10. 'Broken Dreams', 11.'Im Sure Guy, You Understand', 12. 'Gold And Silver', 13.' The Once Great Henry Casson', 14. 'Why Stafford Why?', 15. 'Lammerson's Sacking By Sir Henry', 16.' The Lord Mayor's Banquet', 17.'Jesus Wept', 18. 'Pacem In Terris', 19. 'Bill Out On Collection', 20.'Bank Crash Dialogue', 21. 'Lord Rolland Dialogue', 22. 'Why Father Why?', 23.'A Word, A Nod...', 24. 'Crockford's Casino', 25.'Aspects, Aspects', 26.'Crash Goes The Pound'.

(ACT 2)- 1. 'Midas Associates Dialogue', 2. 'Maxim's', 3. ' The Way we Worked', 4.'No Mean City', 5. 'Dialogue- Various', 6. 'There Are Some Things', 7. 'Crisis at Truemantle', 8. 'Where's Mr. Speeder?', 9. 'Fog And Mist And Smoke And Haze', 10. 'You Know It Makes Me Angry', 11. 'This Is An Outrage', 12. 'You Can Threaten all You Want To', 13. 'Sheer Dross', 14.' My Name Is Midas', 15. 'Call ftom Miss LeTourne', 16.'Lammerson's telephone Call To June', 17.'All Round The City', 18. Finale.

Unreleased at present

 

*VIDEO FOOTAGE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN (INTERNET/YOUTUBE, ETC);-

-LIVE SHOWS AND PERFORMANCES FEATURING FRANK'S SOLO SHOW AND SUPERYOB SHOWS IN THE UK, EUROPE, SCANDINAVIA, AND USA.

 

*PUBLISHING.

I have songs published by;-

-HIT SONGS ( EMI/Bronze records)-

-COMPLETE MUSIC/ KASSNER MUSIC-

-SONY CBS MUSIC-

-TREASURE ISLAND MUSIC-

and also of course a large body of work which is copyright control.

I'm a PRS/MCPS writer member.