The blues scene can prepare itself for one of the most wanted comebacks of the century: Magic Frankie is back.

Dutch-versionWith an impressive resume the Gangster of the Blues knows, like no other, what life as a blues musician really means. At a young age Frank felt attracted to the dark sounds of the Blues. During the 80’s Frank, now in his twenties, surprised his home country with Magic Frankie and the Blues Disease. This Formation created a true wave of Blues in the Netherlands. Their sound was also being picked up abroad. B.B. King himself gave Frank the biggest compliment ever by signing the album “It’s Magic” with the words “you really play my kind of blues.” The following years were marked by success. Musical treasures like “Hearts in Sorrow” – in collaboration with the legendary Kaz Lux- en “Lucky” – with guest performances by among others Lois Lane and Thijs van Leer – shook the world of blues. Among many tv perfomances, such as a performance for VPRO with the Metropole Orkest, the German WDR and several children’s shows like Klokhuis and Alles kids, the prison tour was one of the highlights of this period. Two weeks in a row Magic Frankie performed in prison throughout the country, for the Christmas period. The new millennium brought Frankie health issues. His lifestyle caused issues that made the Gangster of Blues dull. His long time companions also left the Blues Disease to try their luck elsewhere. On a personal level Magic Frankie suffered from misfortune, causing him to put away his guitar in 2004. He had lost the blues spirit, the magic was lost. But the Gangster wouldn’t be the Gangster if he wasn’t able to pick himself up again. When some time later the Southside Bluesrevue asked him to join them to record some new songs together, Magic Frankie was brought back to life. While playing the first few notes Frankie realizes he doesn’t just play the blues: he breathes blues. At that moment he decided to use his life experience to spread his music with even more intensity. The Gangster of the Blues is back in business.



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Magic Frankie & The Blues Disease – Live Behind Bars

Listen Up

Lay It On Me

Live Behind Bars

Luckiest Man

Miss You

Reckless Child

Gilmer, Texas

No Road Back Home

You Can Make It If You Really Try

Talk To Me Baby

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Magic Frankie & The Blues Disease – Lucky

Electric City

You Lost Your Good Thing

Good Stuff

I Want You So Bad

Shaggy

Luckiest Man Strollin’

Reckless Child

You Go A Hold On Me

Lay It On Me

Crazy Mixed Up World

You Got Your Father Gallin’

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Magic Frankie & Kaz Lux  – Hearts In Sorrow

Comin’ Home

Sweet Pain

Heart’s In Sorrow

Dentist Blues

Walk Right In

Cryin’ Over You

Cruel Train

Wee Midnight Hour Blues

Please Don’t Bury

Me I’m A Stranger

Here Believe To My Soul

Cannibals

Downside Up

Need Somebody

On Your Bond

Louis Collins

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Magic Frankie & The Blues Disease – Built For Comfort

Watchdog

Cryin’ Over You

Dissatisfied

Say You’re Hurt

Sympathy

Dark Room

Singin’ The Blues

No Road Back Home

I Just Wanna Make LoveTo You

Cannonball

Built For Comfort


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Magic Frankie – It’s Magic

Master of the blues

Howlin’wolf

It ain’t right

Lose my temper

Steamin

Don’t see no love

Waistin’time

Down South

All by myself

That’s what you get

Oh lord

Crazy for my baby

Gettin’hot


are-you-listening

Magic Frankie & The Blues Disease – Are You Listenin’!

Open Up

Wastin’ Time

That’s What You Get

Aahw Babe

Last Call For Alcohol

Crossroads

Sit Down And Relax

Goin’ Home

Cold Cold Feeling


Good-times

Featured: Southside Blues Revue Feat. Magic Frankie – Good Times

That’s alright

Monday Mornin