Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues, Dies at 86.
August 10, 2020 – Salome Bey was a true Canadian legend both on and off the stage.
She was born in New Jersey to a middle class African-American family. Her first touch of success came via her family band called Andy and the Bey Sisters.
Bey was an integral part of the Toronto Blues scene and fought against racism most of her life.
The singer left the stage in 2011 after being diagnosed with dementia.
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