2004 Liner Notes to Hip0 Select "SUNNY" album from Bobby Hebb

11 years ago I wrote the liner notes to the Hip-0 Select version of Bobby Hebb's Sunny, the first U.S.A. CD release of the disc, remastered by Gavin Lurssen and Heather Whitten. There was a Japanese version that didn't have as pure a sound quality.

Well, the UMG site appears to be down, the Hip-0 catalog not on the Universal Music Group site, but here are those liner notes that I wrote over a decade ago.

Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" for Hip-O Select webpagehttp://www.hiposelect.com/catalogue_hebb.asp

11/27/66 the last night of the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars 1966 tour

Bobby Hebb toured with the Beatles and Jimmy Page in 1966, it was an incredible year. This website will continue to look into the performances, we are actively seeking audio tape, film and reviews of the shows, set lists and other pertinent items for our historical file. This was the final date of the Caravan of Stars, November 27, 1966

The Beatles tour went from August 12 to August 29, 1966 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles'_1966_US_tour

Bernard Purdie Re-records SUNNY 47 years after the Bobby Hebb Demo Tape was made - Chihiro Yamanaka 2015 rendition

Chihiro Yamanaka, the renowned pianist, tracks "Sunny," the twelfth selection on her new CD, Reminisce.

This is an historical achievement as the rich and wonderful version has Bernard Purdie, the man who played the drums on the 1965 demo version with bassist Ben Tucker and singer/guitarist/composer Robert "Bobby" Hebb. 47 years later, Pretty Purdie records this spectacular Bobby Hebb song again.

Hear "Sunny" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0b8vrs327Q

Review forthcoming.

Yardbirds, Bobby Hebb in Tennessee Nov 16, 1966 - 49 years ago

Bobby Hebb and the Yardbirds Tour 11/16/1966
Memorial Gym, Tennessee Tech, Cookeville, TN
1 William L Jones Dr, Cookeville, TN 38505

Talent: Bobby Hebb, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs, The Yardbirds, Distant Cousins, Brian Hyland

Nov 14, 1966 Bobby Hebb and Yardbirds Dick Clark Caravan of Stars Monday November 14, 1966 Paintsville, KY USA Paintsville High School - Gymnasium

Nov 13, 1966 Sunday Bobby Hebb and The Yardbirds Baltimore, MD USA Civic Center

November 13, 1966

Bobby Hebb with The Yardbirds (with Jimmy Page,) Sam The Sham and the Pharoahs, Gary Lewis and the
Playboys, Brian Hyland and others on the Dick Clark Cavalcade of Stars


Nov 12 Yardbirds with Bobby Hebb 1966 Tour Bobby Hebb and the Yardbirds performed two shows in Ohio on Sat. November 12, 1966

Nov 12 Yardbirds with Bobby Hebb 1966 Tour

Bobby Hebb and the Yardbirds performed two shows in Ohio on Sat. November 12, 1966

Show 1 Akron Ohio The Akron Civic Theater

November 12 1966 Saturday
Athens, OH USA

Ohio University - Grover Center

Bobby Hebb and the Yardbirds November 11, 1966 Indianapolis

They Yardbirds performed on November 11, 1966 in Indianapolis with Bobby Hebb on the Dick Clark Tour
November 10, 2015 they performed in Laughlin, Nevada at Harrah's

Nov 10 Bobby Hebb on tour with Yardbirds 11/10/1966

November 10 1966Thursday
St. Louis, MO USA Kiel Auditorium
follow the tour on Bobby Hebb's Blog
Information found on Led Zeppelin forum

Happy Birthday Johnny Rivers, recorded "Sunny"

Happy Birthday Johnny Rivers...thanks for recording "Sunny"


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