Frank Bey Receives Posthumous GRAMMY Nomination
By: Nola Blue Records
Co-written with album producer Kid Andersen, co-producer Rick Estrin, and label mate Kathy Murray, the uptempo title track celebrates the indomitable spirit of Bey. Recorded at Greaseland Studios in San Jose, California, Bey is accompanied by an elite group of session musicians including multi-Grammy winners Jim Pugh (keyboards) and Jerry Jemmott (bass); multi-Blues Music Award nominee Nancy Wright (saxophone); drummer Derrick D'Mar Martin (Little Richard) and percussionist Vicki Randle (Tonight Show band).
Thirteen eclectic yet purposefully-
Born in Millen, Georgia in 1946 and starting his musical career in gospel at the tender age of four, Frank Bey is a six-time Blues Music Award nominee. A beloved international performer and recording artist, he was a resident of Philadelphia at the time of his passing on June 7, 2020. A feature documentary film, You're Going to Miss Me (working title), is currently in post-production pending additional funding necessary for completion. It documents Bey's extraordinary courage, resilience, and strength in continuing to inspire his listeners and fans through his wonderful music in spite of the many obstacles that his health issues placed before him.
The 63rd GRAMMY Awards will air Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS.