Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Frankie Ford, R. I. P.

Blues singer Frankie Ford dies at 76: NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rock and roll and rhythm and blues singer Frankie Ford, whose 1959 hit Sea Cruise brought him international fame, is dead at the age of 76.

1 comment:

Jeff Meyerson said...

Oh, bummer. I hate to hear that. We saw him in 2005 when they did the post-Katrina benefit concert at Madison Square Garden and the next year at Jazzfest.

"Sea Cruise" is a classic. Frankie played himself and did the song in AMERICAN HOT WAX.