Frank Francone (also known as Frank One) is an Italian blues guitarist (using both electric and acoustic), composer and vocalist.
In his career Frank has played with several bands and artists in Italy, France and Ireland – such as Karl Potter from New Jersey (R.I.P.), the soul/blues singer Cheryl Porter from New York, here in Ireland, with the Bluesman Dermot Byrne, renowned Blues artist Don Baker, and with the Australian Jim Finn Blues Band.
In his repertoire are songs by Freddy McDowell, Lightning Hopkins, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker, to name but a few, as well as original songs and instrumentals, written and composed by Frank.
His guitar technique is slide with fingerpicking and, in some shuffle songs, is a powerful walking bass combined with strumming. Frank also teaches Guitar.