Frank Jade (nee Strother 1946-2011), was a much-loved popular US soul singer who lived and recorded in NZ during the 1980's.
Frank first toured NZ with The Platters in 1980, then returned as a solo performer. After a stint in ex-Commodores bassist Ron La Pread's Auckland funk band Time Out, Frank returned permanently to the US in 1989. He passed away in March 2011.
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