Frank Bey

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Frank Bey (born Frank Bass, January 17, 1946 – June 7, 2020) was an American blues singer. He changed his last name from Bass to Bey at age 27. He joined the Moorish Science Temple of America.[1] He was born in Millen, Georgia.

By 1996, Bey returned to singing in the Philadelphia area.  In 1998, Bey's debut album, Steppin' Out, was released on MAG Records.[2] He released Blues in the Pocket in 2007 on Jeffhouse Records.[3]

Bey died on June 7, 2020, after a long illness in Glenolden, Pennsylvania at the age of 74.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Frank Bey: Music Was The Thing That Brought Joy". Livingblues.com. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  2. "Steppin' Out". Amazon.com. Retrieved September 25, 2018.[dead link]
  3. "Blues In The Pocket". Allmusic. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  4. JD Nash, "Soul Blues Man Frank Bey Dead at 74", American Blues Scene, 8 June 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2020