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Jackson C. Frank


Jackson Carey Frank was an American folk musician. Although he released only one official album in his lifetime and never achieved much commercial success, he is reported to have influenced several better-known singer-songwriters such as Paul Simon and Nick Drake.… Read More

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1943 Birth Born on March 2, 1943.


1965 22 Years Old His eponymous 1965 album, Jackson C. Frank, was produced by Paul Simon while the two of them were also playing folk clubs in England. … Read More
1966 23 Years Old Although Frank was well received in England for a while, in 1966 things took a turn for the worse as his mental health began to unravel. … Read More
1968 25 Years Old When he returned to England in 1968 he was deemed a different person. … Read More


1975 32 Years Old Karl Dallas wrote an enthusiastic piece in 1975 in Melody Maker, and in 1978, his 1965 album was re-released as Jackson Frank Again, with a new cover sleeve, although this did not encourage fresh awareness of Frank.


1984 41 Years Old In 1984, Frank took a trip to New York City in a desperate bid to locate Paul Simon, but he ended up sleeping on the sidewalk. … Read More


1999 56 Years Old Frank died of pneumonia and cardiac arrest in Great Barrington, Massachusetts on March 3, 1999, at the age of 56. … Read More
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