This week In the Flamingo Lounge we’re talking about folk icon and Buffalo Music Hall of Fame inductee, Jackson C. Frank.
Joining us to discuss Jackson is Jim Abbott. Jim was Jackson’s guardian and cared for Jackson until his death in 1999. Jim also wrote and published a well-researched memoir about Jackson’s life, titled Jackson C. Frank: The Clear, Hard Light of Genius.
There has been a lot written about Jackson C. Frank that is available on-line. Please find below a few selected links to articles of interest:
Below are links to videos for the song “Blues Run the Game” – many of which were talked about during the podcast. Joshua Lee Turner describes the song in the description of his video as “A Folkie’s rite of passage”:
• Old Friends (Greg Hennessey and Steve Metivier)