All My Dues Are Paid is the eagerly-anticipated sophomore
album of Frank Bey, the Southern Gentleman of the Blues, on Nola Blue Records.
In the follow up to his award-winning 2018 album, Back In Business, Frank Bey powerfully
asserts his career status with All My Dues Are Paid. Co-written
with Nola Blue Records label mate Kathy Murray, album producer Kid Andersen and
co-producer Rick Estrin, the uptempo title track for his sixth album is a
celebration of the unstoppable journey of soul bluesman, Frank Bey.
Recorded at Keeping the Blues Alive Award-recipient, Greaseland Studios in San
Jose, California, Bey is accompanied by an elite group of 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). Andersen’s reverence and keen exploitation of Bey’s vocal
prowess is evident throughout the 13 selections on the album. Northwest
Music Scene reviewer Rick Bowen observes, “The full breadth of Bey’s
artistic and emotional power is brought to bear in the dynamic, showstopping
arrangement of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ that builds to a glorious grand
Born in Millen, Georgia and starting his musical career in gospel at the tender
age of four, Frank Bey is a six-time Blues Music Award nominee.
Currently residing in Philadelphia, PA, Bey is a beloved
international performer and recording artist. Frank Bey – You’re
Going To Miss Me, A feature documentary film about the life and musical
journey of Frank Bey, is currently in post-production.
You can find more information about Frank, his music and the film.