Franko was the nick name of Francois Moseley the drummer and leader of this band. The song Golden Lily Blues refers to the Golden Lily Chinese Restaurant and tavern where Jazz bands would play during the 1920s and 1930s. Franko's band had a steady engagement from 1929 to 1934. The Golden Lily was located at 309 East 55th Street at Garfield Blvd. in Chicago. The vocals and trumpet playing on the record are by Kid Punch which was a nickname for Ernest "Punch" Miller.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Golden Lily Blues
Vocal Chorus by Kid Punch

(Francois Moseley / Punch Miller)
11-2-1930 Chicago, Illinois Melotone
M 12009
Somebody Stole My Gal
Vocal Chorus by Kid Punch

(Leo Wood)
11-2-1930 Chicago, Illinois Melotone
M 12009
Artist Instrument
Ed Burke Trombone
Zinky Cohn Piano
Charles Du Gaston Banjo
Bill Hilliard Tuba
Fred Howard Tenor Saxophone
Punch Miller Vocals, Trumpet
Francois Moseley Drums, Leader
Leon Washington Alto Saxophone