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Frank Funaro is an American drummer who has played with Del Lords, The Brandos, Camper Van Beethoven, Joey Ramone, The Dictators, Cracker, Nils Lofgren & Dion DiMucci.

Frank Funaro
Frank Funaro July 2006.jpg
Funaro performing in July 2006
Background information
Born (1958-06-23) 23 June 1958 (age 60)
GenresAlternative rock
InstrumentsDrummer, Percussionist, Background Vocalist
LabelsEnigma Records/EMI Records
Cooking Vinyl (2003–present)
Associated actsCamper Van Beethoven, Del Lords, Cracker, The Dictators, The Brandos, Dion DiMucci, The Little Kings

Funaro collaborated with Joey Ramone on his first solo record Don't Worry About Me on four tracks.[1]

In 1994, Funaro accompanied former Del Lords member Scott Kempner and legendary vocalist Dion DiMucci to form the Little Kings.[2]

Funaro joined the lineup of his current band, Cracker, in 1998.[3] Funaro replaced prior touring drummer Johnny Hott after the release of Cracker's album The Golden Age in 1996.[4]


  1. ^ Everett True (17 May 2010). Hey Ho Let's Go: The Story Of The Ramones: The Story of The Ramones. Omnibus Press. p. 528. ISBN 978-0-85712-060-1.
  2. ^ Larry Lehmer (1 September 2003). The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens. Music Sales Group. pp. 204–. ISBN 978-0-8256-7287-3.
  3. ^ Peter Buckley (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. pp. 245–. ISBN 978-1-84353-105-0.
  4. ^ Pete Crigler (April 2010). Keeping It Tight in the Old Dominion: A History of Virginia Rock Music. Dog Ear Publishing. pp. 54–. ISBN 978-1-60844-414-4.