Encouragers II : Walking with the Masters includes 49 stories and 143 photos
highlighting entertainers, actors, and everyday folks who shared their light
with former network star, entertainer, and columnist Randall Franks. The
Independent Country Music Hall of Fame member and International Bluegrass Music
Museum Legend is best known for his role as “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In
the Heat of the Night.” In this second of a three-volume series, Franks
highlights the encouraging nature of the people who inspired him, such as Grand
Ole Opry star Roy Acuff; American icons Roy Rogers, Carroll O’Connor, and
“Dallas” legend Larry Hagman; country music masters Porter Wagoner and The
Whites; bluegrass hall of famers Jim and Jesse McReynolds and Bill Monroe; and
heralded gospel music performers Dottie Rambo, Hovie Lister, and Bill Gaither.
Also included are 158 special Moments in Time photos from Randall’s personal
collection and 51 celebrity, family, and friend recipes.