Entries by Randall Franks

The cowboy way

I have found in recent years with the barren desert I find on television I tend to gravitate towards the tried and true westerns that dominated the film screen and the television screens.

A sweeping success

Performing on the road has its great moments and even a few that are less great. Needless to say there are often things to laugh at along the way. One of my devoted readers said that I have been too serious of late and needed to spread some cheer so here is one of my […]

Randall Franks features Share Scholars on WSM

From left are Jimmy Terrell, Randall Franks, Tyler Martelli, Eli Beard Marcia Campbell, Cody Harvey, Ryan Stinson, and Chris Brown. Pianist Ryan Stinson and Mountain Cove Bluegrass members Cody Harvey, Eli Beard, Tyler Martelli and Chris Brown, recently performed live with actor/entertainer Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” […]

Anybody got a fan?

The heat of the day this time of year sometimes brings me into the summer doldrums. I know there is so much that needs to be done outside, but I step outside and after a few minutes in the oven, I begin to think “Oh, that will wait,” so I step back inside and let […]

Achieving 25 years of membership in the Nashville Association of Musicians…

From left are Tyler Martelli, Chris Brown, Randall Franks, Ryan Stinson, Eli Beard and Cody Harvey. Renowned studio/stage musician and producer Dave Pomeroy (left), American Federation of Musicians Local 257 president, recognizes entertainer and fiddler Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” for achieving 25 years of membership in […]