Frailers has been established as a retailer of quality new and vintage stringed instruments for over 35 years, having been based within Runcorn, Cheshire, UK for most of that period. We supply to musicians Nationwide by both over counter sales and by..
Frank started importing guitars in about 1989. His first shipment was from DAVE'S GUITAR SHOP in Wisconsin, USA. He received a shipment from there or other dealers in the USA almost every week eight DAVE ROGERS owner of DAVE'S suggested Frank visit..
RORY GALLAGHER bought a guitar from FRAILERS in 1993. Frank still has an ORIGINAL LETTER from RORY. It reads....Dear Frank, hope you are well. Say hello to LIVERPOOL and AREA. Nice talkin' to you. Will be in touch.Thanks RORY GALLAGHER..
MARK RADCLIFFE who does the FOLK SHOW and GLASTONBURY etc for the BBC has been a customer for many years. He has bought many guitars from FRAILERS including PRE-WAR GUITARS. He brought NODDY HOLDER to FRAILERS and NODDY has bought SIX GUITARS here...
FRAILERS loaned guitars to the BEATLES film 'BACKBEAT-THE FIFTH BEATLE.' The film featured STUART SUTCLIFFE.FRAILERS loaned genuine 1950s guitars to documentary 'WHO PUT THE BEAT IN MERSEYBEAT?'The documentary was filmed in the old JACARANDA CLU..
MARK RADCLIFFE and ROY WOOD of WIZARD seen here during the making of a BBC DOCUMENTARY. The camera crew were filming in Liverpool and the USA after visiting FRAILERS. The documentary is about the TOP TEN SONGS that have earned the most ROYALTI..
Billy Connolly has been to Frailers about five times. On the first occasion he was playing at the Apollo in Manchester. He needed his Vega banjo repairing...the same one seen on his programmes. He went to lunch with Mike Harding and Mike suggested ..
In his youth Frank visited many famous clubs in Liverpool. In the autumn of 1961 he visited the Cavern Club all night session. The Beatles with original drummer Pete Best were top of the bill, supported by Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Remo Four a..
In the early 90s, Les Holroyd from Barclay James Harvest, sold Frailers a rare Gibson c1964 EBS1250 twin neck guitar. Les told Frailers that the Gibson was allegedly owned by Procol Harem who recorded one of the top hits in the 60s which was a Whit..
Founded and run by Frank Murphy, himself a frailer of no mean skill, Frailers exists to provide a range of Guitars, Banjos, Dobros and other string instruments of a quality and range not commonly found in one location in this country (UK).Frailers i..
We have hundres of instruments in stock for customers to try. Frailers
is not only a guitar and banjo shop with great deals and superb
instruments, it's also a comfortable meeting area for all those
interested in playing stringed instruments, ded..