Frank Secich

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Frank Secich
BornJune 14, 1951
Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresRock, Powerpop
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, author, record producer
InstrumentsBass, guitar
LabelsMercury Records, Playboy Records, Bomp Records, Pop Detective Records

Frank Secich (born June 14, 1951, in Sharon, PA) is an American rock musician, songwriter, author and record producer. He was the bass player and founding member of the group Blue Ash from 1969 to 1979 and guitarist and bassist for the Stiv Bators band from 1979 until 1981. He played in the Cleveland-based group Club Wow with Jimmy Zero of the Dead Boys from 1982 to 1985 and produced the Ohio band the Infidels from 1985 to 1990. He is currently the rhythm guitarist for the Deadbeat Poets who were formed in 2006 in Youngstown, Ohio. Frank Secich's autobiography "Circumstantial Evidence" was published by High Voltage Publishing of Australia in 2015.His current band, The Deadbeat Poets are on Pop Detective Records, which is owned by Mark Hershberger.


LP's and CD's[edit]

Singles and EP's[edit]


  • Stiv Bators-"It's Cold Outside" Rock Lines-Line LLP 5014 Germany 1979
  • Stiv Bators-"It's Cold Outside" Yesterday's Sound Today Line Records Germany 1979
  • Stiv Bators-"Circumstantial Evidence" & "I'll Be Alright" Where The Action Is!-Bomp! 1980
  • Stiv Bators-"It's Cold Outside" & "The Last Year" Romantics And Friends-Quark Catch 3 1980
  • Stiv Bators-"A Million Miles Away" Experiments In Destiny-Bomp! 4016 (2) 1980
  • Infidels-"You Should See Yourself" We Can Work It Out-GMG 75018 France 1987 Producer
  • Hard Luck & Kashmyre-"Love Only Me" & "47 Heaven" Scream Out Loud Vol. I 1987 Producer
  • Blue Ash-"Dusty Old Fairgrounds" The Songs Of Bob Dylan-Start 20 England 1989
  • Infidels-"Any Way You Want It" The Munster Dance Hall Favorites Vol. III- Munster 003 Spain 1990 Producer
  • Blue Ash-"Dusty Old Fairgrounds" I Shall Be Unreleased: The Songs Of Bob Dylan - Rhino 70518 1991
  • Stiv Bators-"Boxed Set Of 5 Singles" I Wanna Be A Dead Boy- Munster 7029 Spain 1992
  • Stiv Bators-"The Last Year" Destination Bomp!-Bomp! 4048 1994
  • Stiv Bators -"It's Cold Outside" Revenge Records France 1995
  • Stiv Bators-"Make Up Your Mind" The Roots Of Powerpop-Bomp! 1996
  • Blue Ash-"Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?)" POPTOPIA! Power Pop Classics Of The '70's - Rhino 72728 1997 U.S., Japan
  • Blue Ash-"Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?)" 100% Fun-A Power Pop Collection -Hiro 1001 Japan 1997
  • Stiv Bators-"It's Cold Outside" Powerpearls Vol. 6 1999
  • Blue Ash-"Anytime At All" + 3 The History Of Powerpop Vol. 1 Cleveland 2000
  • Infidels-"A Thousand Years Ago" Shake Some Action Vol. 2 SSA Records Spain 2001 Producer
  • Stiv Bators-"Not That Way Anymore" Teenline # 7 Hyped-2-Death Records 2001
  • Stiv Bators-"I'll Be Alright" Teenline #8 Hyped-2-Death Records 2003
  • Blue Ash-"Pleasant Dreams" International Pop Overthrow Vol. 7 - Not Lame NL 101 2004
  • Blue Ash-"Say Goodbye" & "She Cried For 15 Years" Planet Of The Popboomerang 2 Australia 2005
  • Infidels-"Mad About That Girl" Home Runs Vol. 3 Sounds Asleep Records Sweden 2005 Producer
  • Stiv Bators-"The Last Year" Home Runs Vol. 3 Sounds Asleep Records Sweden 2005
  • Dukes Of Earl- " Him Or Me" He Put The Bomp! In The Bomp A Tribute To Greg Shaw Bomp/ Vivid Sound Records U.S.,Japan 2007 Producer/Artist
  • Deadbeat Poets "Ernest T" Unsigned, Sealed & Delivered-Frontline Records-2007 Canada
  • Blue Ash "Here We Go Again" The Blog Gems Vol. 6 1973-86-Powerpop Lovers-2007 CD
  • Deadbeat Poets "People These Days" IPO Vol. 13 Not Lame 2010
  • Deadbeat Poets "The Truth About Flying Saucers" Power Pop Prime Vol. 7 2011
  • Blue Ash "The Boy Won't Listen" Power Pop Prime Vol. 2 2012
  • Blue Ash "Abracadabra" Glam-O-Rama Vol. 3 2015 UK
  • Deadbeat Poets "She's With Me" Unsigned, Sealed and Delivered No. 9 CD 3101 Bullseye Records 2016 Canada
  • Deadbeat Poets "I'll Be Standing By" Twelve String High (2LP & CD) You Are The Cosmos 2016 Spain
  • Deadbeat Poets "Joe The Mynah Bird" Godless America-2017-Cassette Only Release
  • Stiv Bators, Deadbeat Poets (No Compromise, No Regrets) Soundtrack 2019-A Million Miles Away. You Don't Go Away, The Stiv Bators Ghost Tour, Evil Boy. The Psychedelic Gas Station
  • Deadbeat Poets (Tribute To Sonny Vincent) 2019-"It's Summertime"
  • Deadbeat Poets "Riding The Dog" Rolling Stone: Life & Death Of Brian Jones (Original Soundtrack) MVD 2020
  • Blue Ash "It's All In Your Mind" Peppermint Productions LP "Rat Race" 2022

Songs Recorded By Other Artists[edit]

Music Videos[edit]

  • Who's Hieronymus Bosch & Why Is He Saying These Terrible Things About Me?-Deadbeat Poets2012
  • Johnny Sincere-Deadbeat Poets- Pop Detective Records 2013
  • Life In The War Zone-There's A Fire-Live At Cleveland Agora Club Wow DVD-Zero Hour Records 2016- Australia
  • I'll Be Standing By-Deadbeat Poets Pop Detective Records 2016
  • It's Summertime-Deadbeat Poets Pop Detective Records 2016

Music In Films[edit]


  • Circumstantial Evidence 2015 Frank Secich Autobiography High Voltage Australia

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