Frankie Ford (Frank Vincent Guzzo)

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
New Orleans R&B singer Frankie Ford was born on August 4, 1939, in Gretna, Louisiana. He's the adopted son of Vincent and Anna Guzzo. He studied singing and dancing as a boy and made his stage debut at age five in 1945. He performed on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour in New York City in 1952 and won many local, national and regional vocal competitions while still a child.

Frankie was a singer and piano player for the group the Syncopators during his high school years. Read more...