Author Archives: Fran Fried

Franorama 2.0 9/23/21

For the final time, from the Franorama 2.0 studios in Beautiful Downtown Prospect, CT …

Franorama 2.0 9/16/21

A triple-birthday week (and a new single) for The Fleshtones and a revelation from The Junior League.

Franorama 2.0 9/9/21

Otis Redding’s woulda-been 80th, the 40th of the Hoodoo Gurus and “Genius of Love” … and the 20th of that day.

Franorama 2.0 9/2/21

Surf’s up, um hmmmm … a perfect way to end a weird traditional summer season. New/old Beach Boys and live Marshall Crenshaw and more.

Franorama 2.0 8/26/21

Don and Charlie and some others departed and still with us.

Franorama 2.0 8/19/21

Nanci Griffith. A woman who transcended genres and descriptions. There’s a reason so many people marked her too-young passing.

Franorama 2.0 8/12/21

Many milestones: RIP Joey D’Ambrosio, the last of Bill Haley’s original Comets; Ronnie Spector’s 77th; and the anniversary of Art Kane’s “Harlem 1958” on the occasion of NYC’s dedication of the block. Also, the heaviest heavy metal song ever recorded.

Franorama 2.0 8/5/21

New Los Lobos, new old Beach Boys, lotsa new Rum Bar releases, and farewells to Dusty Hill and Paul Cotton.

Franorama 2.0

Franorama 2.0 Thurs: 1 to 4 pm et Fran Fried is a changeling, to put it simply. (You don’t know the half of it, girlfriend!) You never know what she’s gonna do — even she doesn’t know what she’s gonna do next. But her M.O. in life has been “Throw everything against the wall and

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