Beatle Bob: Not a Grammy Winner

by

comment
beatlebob8182010_thumb_225x312.jpg

If you'll recall, Healthy Food For Thought: Good Enough To Eat -- an album to which Beatle Bob contributed -- was nominated for a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for Children. While Bob wouldn't get an actual Grammy statue if the album won, he would get a certificate.

The honor was not meant to be, however.

Heatlhy Food was beaten out by Julie Andrews' Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies. Andrews also won a Lifetime Achievement Award, so she had a pretty good night.

In an email sent out to his mailing list, Beatle Bob didn't seem too upset; in fact, he seemed more thrilled that Paul McCartney nabbed a statue for a live version of "Helter Skelter" and about the fact that the Beatles also won a Grammy for Best Historical Album.

"It was nice just to be included on a Grammy nomination night, the same time both The Beatles and Paul McCartney were nomnated," he wrote.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.