Meet Frank Daniels

For no apparent reason at all, Dr. Frank Daniels

  • wrote and published a comic book, Captain Conspiracy Special #1 (2016) – drawn by Mark Martin (!);
  • wrote a price guide on collecting cookbooks, published by Collector Books, the leading publisher of collectibles guides;
  • authored a monthly series of articles for the New England Antiques Journal (2008 – 2015);
  • authored bi-monthly columns about record collecting for the New England Antiques Journal;
  • authors monthly columns about record collecting for Goldmine;
  • translated the New Testament from Greek into English (1995);

Beatles projects

  • created the largest, longest-lived website for Beatles collectors;
  • provided a number of scans to Life magazine for use in Remembering John Lennon, a best-selling tribute to the songwriter;
  • worked with Perry Cox to create the latest edition of Cox’s price guide:  the first time a record guide of any kind has been in full color;
  • Together with Bruce Spizer, completed the 444-page book, Beatles for Sale on Parlophone Records. This book was Amazon’s #1 book about records. Aside from sheet music, it was also the #1 book about the Beatles;
  • compiled US discographies of the works of Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Ames Brothers, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Yogi Yorgesson; Creedence Clearwater Revival; the Weavers; and Frank Sinatra;
  • created over 60 US labelographies and discographies of record labels, including albums by Sun, Philles, Tower, Capitol, and several labels that were dedicated to jazz;
  • created a site devoted to mystery author Ellery Queen. The site was praised by Talmage Powell, one of the authors who wrote as Ellery Queen;
  • works with a large number of contributors to create a listing of albums mastered/pressed by the Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
  • published several short stories, and chapters in the online novel, Veri Dead — the first collaborative effort of its kind;
  • performed in a locally-produced play about the history of Cherry Creek, Nevada, playing three short parts in that play;
  • danced in a local version of Dancing With the Stars; and
  • created a web page devoted to his famous namesake, an actor from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Current (2022) Research:  a book about the records of Elvis Presley from 1954 to 1968.

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