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Call me Frank. 
I'm married with 4 kids and a few grandchildren and I'm still trying to figure out what to be if I grow up.

I've been songwriting writing off and on since '73. One of the first pieces of advise that was given to me was, “write about what you know!” Life would have been so much simpler if I'd just understood that you didn't have to actually, physically test everything just to write a song. But on the plus side, I wouldn't trade anything for some of the experiences, especially; ranching in the Chilcoten, heavy equipment operating & trucking. A lot of those memories and stories are written into my songs; from the cowboy in the cabin to a truckload of horses killed on a winding mountain pass.

I write: folk, western, bluegrass, old time country, country and some unclassified songs. I even have one c-rap song (stands for Country Rap) but it sure fits the acronym.

I played rhythm guitar and sang in an old time country band for a few years and still get out to play the odd dance.

A few of my songs were co-written with a buddy when we were both in a similar state of wondering, “what in the hell does she want now?” If Allison is reading this, my apologies. There just aren't a lot of nice, appropriate words that rhyme with louse! (She Loves Vince - © 1999 Frank Peters & John Gorham SOCAN)

"Hoot Owl" - Finalist in the 2012 Calgary Folk Festival songwriting contest.

(walls hearts & heroes) by Leslie Schatz; Girl Gone Wild– © 1990 Frank Peters & John Gorham SOCAN

(John Henry's charming Billy) by John Henry; Play the Harp– © 1999 Frank Peters & John Gorham SOCAN

Take care, make your peace and stay out of the news,


Some Inspirational Quotes:
Live each day like it is your last....one day, you'll get it right
You can't change the length of your life....but if you're bitchy enough someone else might.
I found the following on CBC in response to yet another crime story - Attributed to Danny22
I have come to realize that this life is meaningless !!!
It doesn`t really matter just how much money you have or don`t have and it doesn`t matter the size of your house or just how expensive your car is.
It doesn`t matter what you have or don`t have but it matters just how happy you are.
Unfortunately, you have to live out your entire life to find this out.
Crime has been around since the beginning and it will continue to flourish, so this story is just another in line to multiple others that will follow it.
When I was young, I wanted everything .... then I got it.
Now, I`m just happy to get out of bed in the morning with no new pains !!!
Member of SOCAN

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Frank's Songs
Hoot Owl
Frank Peters' & John Gorham's Songs