Frankie Emerson

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Frankie Emerson
Birth nameFrankie A. Emerson
Born (1972-05-22) May 22, 1972 (age 46)
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresPsychedelic, Experimental, Shoegaze, Avant-garde, Folk Rock, Indie Rock
Instrumentsguitar, bass guitar, piano, clarinet, banjo, etc.
Years active2000–present
LabelsBomp! Records, TVT Records, Tee Pee Records, A Recordings,

Frankie Emerson, also known as Frankie Teardrop, is an American indie multi-instrumentalist, best known as a current member and for his work with the neo-psychedelic rock band, The Brian Jonestown Massacre[1].

The Brian Jonestown Massacre[edit]

Emerson joined The BJM in March, 2000, and is notable for his twelve-string guitar and various other contributions, playing lead guitar on the song "When Jokers Attack", among others.


Emerson is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, keyboards, percussion) and original member of the music line-up of the neo-psychedelic rock band, Spindrift.[1]

Other projects[edit]

Emerson has also contributed to other American rock bands; The Situation and playing bass for neo-psychedelic rock band, The Cold War Direction.

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