Franco & The Dreadnought

Featured Artist of January 8, 2021
with the song: Walk On

Artist's Biography

Franco & The Dreadnought (a musical combination of Franco, aka John Blaylock and his Dreadnought guitar) return with a brand new single and video, recorded and filmed in Islamabad, Pakistan Franco, with a powerhouse vocal and sublime fingerpicking skills, is no stranger to success having been previously played on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, XFM, gigged at Rockness festival as well as completing UK and US wide tours. It’s a testament to his songwriting ability that he was even commissioned by Archbishop Desmond Tutu to write a song celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela On Nov 1st 2020 with the UK about to head in to a second lockdown Franco and the Dreadnought left Manchester to head to Pakistan. “It’s just amazing out here, the greatest hospitality and friendliest people of any country I’ve visited, everybody wants to be my friend and take me out, some great musicians too and as soon as I get the guitar out I’ve got a crowd” said Franco “check out the videos of some amazing jams with the locals at"
The video for the single, “Walk On” was filmed on and around Rawal Lake in Islamabad.

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