Back Up and Push (2:51) - Randall Franks with Bill Monroe (Featured Track)
Back up and Push with Hall of Famer Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys(02:51)

Share America Foundation, Inc./Crimson Records
Release: 2018

Randall Franks

Songwriters/Arrangers: Randall Franks and Bill Monroe
Publishers and PRO: Peach Picked Publishing and James Monroe Music/BMI

Randall Franks: Fiddle
Bill Monroe: Mandolin
Blake Williams: Banjo
Wayne Lewis: Guitar
Clarence "Tater" Tate: Bass

Producer: Randall Franks
Mastering Engineer: Tim Witt/Witt Studios Rocky Face, Ga.

This recording is from "Randall Franks: 30 Years on Radio and TV Volume II" and is a Live Performance by Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys at Jane Addams Auditorium in Seattle, Washington on Nov. 1, 1984.

Randall Franks was hired by Monroe, following the departure of fiddler Kenny Baker. Franks had began appearing with the group as a guest fiddler during Baker's tenure. He appeared as a Blue Grass Boy in 1984 and 1985 playing both fiddle and bass and subsequently returned as a guest fiddler throughout the remainder of Monroe's performance career.

Appalachian Ambassador of the Fiddle and International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Legend Randall Franks, also appeared with the Jim & Jesse Show, Chubby Wise,the Lewis Family, the Marksmen Quartet and numerous Hall of Famers in bluegrass, country and gospel music.

Franks starred in three American TV Series and 15 movies and is best known as "Officer Randy Goode" on TV's "In the Heat of the Night."
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