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Feb 09,2007
Overnight Sensational Man, Sam Moore garners Grammy nominaton
by Bend Weekly News Sources

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award winner Sam Moore today garnered a Grammy nomination for his performance of "You Are So Beautiful" with its author, the late Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph and Zucchero in the R&B Traditional Vocal Collaboration category. The track was recorded before Billy's untimely death June 6th of this year and is from Moore's critically acclaimed album, "Overnight Sensational," produced by American Idol's Randy Jackson.

About today's nomination, Sam says, "It's bittersweet. I wish our Billy P was here cause I know he's sure be thrilled that this song that he wrote with his mom in mind back in the early 70's was finally getting a Grammy nomination. I think that because Joe Cocker's version was so popular in it's day, everyone assumes that it and Joe were honors winners then but they weren't so this makes the nomination now that much more special but sad for all of us who loved Billy and are missing him and feeling his loss so much."

In addition to the late, great Billy Preston, Moore got a little help on the album from some more of his extremely talented friends that including Bruce Springsteen, Vince Gill, Jon Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey and Sting. 'Overnight Sensational' is a brilliant mix of rawkus, energetic soul and diverse musical skills ranging from country to rock to R&B. The epitome of American music, it doesn't get much better than this.

Sam Moore says, "This album was such a joy to make. I admire and respect every one of the artists and musicians who sang and played with me. Randy Jackson, as a producer, has proven he's in a class by himself; the best there is!"

Randy Jackson says, "Sam Moore is one of the all-time great voices in music, regardless of genre, and it's a real honor to work with him. I'm very proud of our work together on this album. Sam can literally sing anything and this album proves it."

'Overnight Sensational' is now available at all major retailers and internet sites. The 49th Annual Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 11, 2007 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on broadcast live on CBS.
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