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Frank Virtue

g, 1922-1987 US
Musician / Producer of Rock
A.k.a. Frank F. Virtue John C. Hill

Founder member of American rock 'n' roll band The Virtues from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had a hit in 1958 called "Guitar Boogie Shuffle". Towards the end of 1962, Virtue disbanded the group and pursued a career as a record producer and recording engineer. His studio, Virtue Recording Studios (Virtue Studios, located at 1618 N. Broad St., was one of the top studios in Philadelphia for a number of years until closing in the early 1980s. His original studio, in the basement of his house on Fayette Street, was where "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" was originally recorded.

  • Rock
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
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I Think You're Lying on Rockin' & Boppin' Billy in Philly by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Guitar Boogie ShuffleFrank Virtue2015Album
Penn State TwistFrank Virtue And The Virtues1994Single
That Guitar Boogie Shuffle ManFrank Virtue And The Virtues1965Album
Highland GuitarFrank Virtue And The Virtues1960Single
Guitar Boogie ShuffleFrank Virtue And The Virtues1960Album
Toodle-oo KangarooFrank Virtue And The Virtues1956Single
Ooh ya Gotta / I Made A MistakeFrank VirtueSingle
Roll'in An' A' Rockin'Frank Virtue & The VirtuesSingle
Guitar Boogie / San Antonio RoseFrank Virtue And His The VirtuesSingle
More Guitar HitsFrank VirtueAlbum
Guitars TwistFrank Virtue / Larry LawrenceSingle
Les Plus Grands Succès De GuitareThe Virtues Avec Frank VirtueAlbum
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