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Ray Donovan - SUNNY - some information you may not know...

15 hours 52 min ago
"Sunny" cover by Octavius J Johnson and Kerris Dorsey (Ray Donovan on Showtime)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpE7D1PhpJw
"Sunny" cover by Octavius J Johnson and Kerris Dorsey (Ray Donovan)
"Sunny" cover by Octavius J Johnson and Kerris Dorsey (...
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Look at this comment on the webRay Donovan Sunny Cover by Octavius J. Johnson | Fromgirlwww.fromgirltogirl.com/.../new-music-ray-donovan-sunny-cover-octavi...Sep 6, 2014 - I have not stopped playing the Sunny Cover by Octavius J. Johnson. ... Hopefully Showtime will offer fans a full track on iTunes soon enough!Here is the breakdown on the versions of"SUNNY' in the Sunny episode ofRAY DONOVANOctavius J. Johnson, the actor, is also a singer; this is perfect for him to release as a download and cd single
Singer: Octavius J. JohnsonBasic Track: Marvin Gaye Mercury Mix II of "Sunny"
Track 1 edit of full "Sunny" all linked together  2:36
Track 2  4 indexes in between the breaks
segment 1   0:32
segment 2   0:25
segment 3   0:17

segment 4   1:19
Octavius J. Johnson Discusses ‘Ray Donovan’, Singing vs. Acting, More (EXCLUSIVE)Could you tell us a bit about your character, and how you approach the role?Just as an actor myself, and based on the craft, I looked at the first season and things I wanted to grow on. So I made some adjustments — some good adjustments, additions to Marvin Gaye’s personality over the person he was last season. It was fun to do that. It was a challenge as an actor to fall into Marvin more. As far as what goes on with Marvin this season, he sees Bridget more and they get to be themselves together. He does get to come back to Calabasas, and that doesn’t end up too well because Ray Donovan doesn’t like him too much, so that can get a little messy.

Octavius J. Johnson Discusses 'Ray Donovan', Singing vs. Acting, More (EXCLUSIVE)Octavius J. Johnson Discusses 'Ray Donovan', Singing vs....
Octavius J. Johnson discusses his role on Showtime's Ray Donovan, singing vs. acting, and more in this exclusive interview:
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Do you have anything else coming down the pipeline that your fans can look forward to?Just follow me on Twitter right now. My Twitter is @OctaviusJ_OLord and my Instagram is OctaviusJJohnson1. There’s a big thing I’m very excited to have a director’s session a few weeks ago, and I’m just working on some things. Like with Ray Donovan, it’s definitely leading to other things, so I’m grateful that casting directors know me when I walk in the room now. It’s a great industry-watched show as well, so it’s been great to be noticed.
 Personnel listinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdcD2whWxAESunny - Ray DonovanSunny - Ray Donovan
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Fans are saying - this should be a single
it shouldhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsveC56yem0
Ray Donovan - Marvin & Bridget: Sunny (Cover)Ray Donovan - Marvin & Bridget: Sunny (Cover)
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Clear sounding  1:21 version
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeZ_JiTzHjAThe Song of ' Sunny ' Ray Donovan teaser Bridge & Marvin GayeThe Song of ' Sunny ' Ray Donovan teaser Bridge & Marv...
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Bobby Hebb News update "Sunny" by Booker T & MGs INHERENT VICE directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 22:30
 PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON INTERVIEW


 Early in Inherent Vice, the latest film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson — and the first authorized film adaptation of a novel by American literary giant Thomas Pynchon —

http://www.wonderingsound.com/feature/paul-thomas-anderson-inherent-vice-music-films-interview/
 
“I had laid a lot of temp stuff in the film. Some Booker T and the MGs; a version of Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny” (the Boney M cover of which of which did end up in Boogie Nights); there was some Thomas Newman stuff; he’s amazing with all those simple repetitive chords, and I think at the time I was really taken with what he had done on Unstrung Heroes. Once Michael and Jon and Patrick were working together, they tried stuff that was similar, and some of that stayed in the score. But things started to get more exciting when they brought new sounds, and started working with these eccentric instruments. Michael created a piece on the Marxophone, which is a fretless zither. A great piece was done on an Optigon, which worked on a similar principle to a mellotron, but used optical film sound tracks rather than audiotape. This was the biggest thrill: to hear new sounds not based on pre-conceived ideas I had. They managed to live up to the standards I’d created in my head — the movie scores that I wanted the music of Hard Eight to live up to: The Hustler, Chico Hamilton’s stuff from The Sweet Smell of Success. I finally got to use a Chico Hamilton piece, ‘The Sage,’ in Boogie Nights.”
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from THE TAIL END OF THE PSYCHEDELIC SIXTIES

Inherent Vice, based on the novel by cult favorite author Thomas Pynchon, follows one Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a stoner and private investigator who gets caught up in an overly-complicated scheme – driven by a mysterious MacGuffin known as “The Golden Fang” – involving his ex, Shasta Fey Hepworth (Katherine Waterston). The film was written for the screen and directed by P.T. Anderson, who previously collaborated with Phoenix on the fever dream-esque 1950s cult drama, The Master.

http://screenrant.com/inherent-vice-trailer-joaquin-phoenix-paranoia/ 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inherent_Vice

MUSIC TIMES.COM

http://www.musictimes.com/articles/20190/20141215/radiohead-jonny-greenwood-shares-inherent-vice-soundtrack-paul-thomas-anderson-movie-out-listen.htm
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  1. “That's Just a Good Sound”: Paul Thomas Anderson on the Music in ...Wondering Sound-Dec 11, 2014Some Booker T and the MGs; a version of Bobby Hebb's “Sunny” (the Boney M cover of which of which did end up in Boogie Nights); there was ...


    BONEY M'S 'SUNNY' WAS IN BOOGIE NIGHTS THE FILM BUT NOT IN THE SOUNDTRACK

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boogie_Nights_%28soundtrack%29

    Though the two albums encompass nearly every major song featured in the film; songs omitted are Nena's "99 Luftballons" (the opening of which is featured as the conclusion to the Rahad Jackson sequence); Sunny by Boney M; Andrew Gold's "Lonely Boy"; the intro of Jethro Tull's "Fat Man" from Stand Up; "Compared to What" by Roberta Flack; and "The Sage" (the cello piece heard at Jack Horner's home) by Chico Hamilton, Starland Vocal Band's "Afternoon Delight" (heard on radio when Eddie is visiting young girlfriend in her bedroom) and most of Michael Penn's original score. Ironically, the 1977 Heatwave disco hit "Boogie Nights" does not appear in the film or either of the soundtrack albums, due to Heatwave lead vocalist (and born-again Christian) Johnnie Wilder, Jr.'s reluctance to associate the song with pornography when it is really about dancing.[2]




  2. Throwback Thursday: Fans 'Come Together' to see Beatles at SuffolkBoston Herald-Dec 3, 2014Also on the bill: The Ronettes, Bobby Hebb, The Remains and The Cyrkle. We hope you're sitting down: The priciest ticket was $5.75. “Help!

2013 Korean film used Boney M's SUNNY

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 21:21
ENTERTAINMENTFILM & TVKCS Korean Movie Night: ‘Sunny’By  | June 5, 2013Director: Kang Hyeong-cheol
Cast: Yoo Ho-jeong, Sim Eun-kyeong, Hong Jin-hee
Running Time: 2 hours
Language: Korean with English subtitles  
Some members of the girl gang are happy to get back together, but others are harder to find in Kang Hyeong-cheol’s monster hit Sunny.The film screened recently in New York as part of the Korean Cultural Service’s Korean Movie Night. 
If Cyndi Lauper floats your boat and you prefer Boney M’s version of the title song over Bobby Hebb’s original, then the film’s unabashedly 1980s soundtrack will be your catnip. 

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/91687-kcs-korean-movie-night-sunny/

http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2013/05/kcs-korean-movie-night-sunny.html

1966 photo of Bobby Hebb plus photo gallery

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 20:45
1966 photo of Bobby Hebb in British magazine



In the mid-1950s, while studying in Chicago to become a dental technician, Hebb recorded with the rock'n'roll pioneer Bo Diddley. Back in Nashville, he studied guitar with Chet Atkins and played on singles by local r'n'b artists Jimmy Church and Earl Gaines. In 1958, he made his debut as a vocalist on "Night Train to Memphis", but in 1961, he left for New York where he backed the rhythm'n'blues duo Mickey & Sylvia, and eventually replaced Mickey Baker alongside Sylvia Robinson, and was briefly renamed "Mr Clickety Clack" because of his spoon-playing.Hebb admitted to interviewers that he had written "Sunny" "under the influence of Tennessee sipping whiskey, sour mash. I was intoxicated. I staggered in and started playing the guitar. I looked up and saw what looked like a purple sky. I started writing because I'd never seen that before. And when I finished, I was sober."http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bobby-hebb-singersongwriter-whose-hit-single-sunny-became-one-of-the-mostcovered-songs-of-all-time-2044608.html
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SUNNY was utilized in a play!


From BROADWAYWORLD.comBWW Reviews: TWO TRAINS RUNNING Excels at Round House TheatreApril 166:29 AM2014
Accomplished Director Timothy Douglas has done a masterfully job with this amazing ensemble. The show which runs three hours seems to fly by. Reggie Ray is responsbile for the period costumes and Dan Covey does the wonderful lighting.Making the evening so memorable is the work of Sound Designer Matthew M. Nielson who has assembled a terrific bit of music used between scenes. And here they are: "Doin' Our Thing" by Clarence Carter, "Crumbs off the Table" by Glass House, "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone,
 "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown
"I  Turned You On" by the Isley Brothers, 

"Sunny" by Bobby Hebb, "People Get Ready" by The Impressions, "Cloud Nine" by Gladys Knight & the Pips, "Take a Look" by Aretha Franklin (the one number on the jukebox), "It's Alright" by The Impressions, and "Grazing in the Grass" by the Friends of Distinction. What great music and it helps with the mood.http://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/BWW-Reviews-TWO-TRAINS-RUNNING-Excels-at-Round-House-Theatre-20140416___________________________________________________________________


Trip Tips: Nashville, the music lover's paradiseBY TIM GHIANNINASHVILLE Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:29pm ESTNashville is a free-wheeling music smorgasbord. It's the home of country music but also of rocker Jack White and his Third Man Records, along with a flourishing R&B scene that historically included Jimi Hendrix and Bobby "Sunny" Hebb.
It's the kind of place where Vince Gill performs with a world-class symphony, is accompanied by pedal steel guitars and banjos at The Grand Ole Opry and drops in with his guitar "to pick" with friends at clubs.http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/15/us-travel-nashville-idUSBRE9AE00220131115

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The Bellowing Baritone Saxophone of Gary SmulyanPosted: 10/08/2012 12:18 pm EDT Updated: 12/08/2012 5:12 am ESTThe group starts out with a rip-roaring take of the Bobby Hebb classic "Sunny." Despite the innumerable versions you might have heard of this one, you haven't heard it with Smulyan's throaty baritone leading the way. His facility on this awkwardly sized horn, that seems to be as big as he is, is amazing. He handles its breathy demands like he has learned to harness the gust of a hurricane. Where as players like Pepper Adams, Serge Chaloff, Harry Carney or the large and lanky Gerry Mulligan seem to fit their horn, Smulyan somehow makes the horn fit within his more compact stature.



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Our Top 10 posts, first week of December



Bobby Hebb in 12/4/14 Boston Herald with BeatlesDec 4, 2014Play along to "Sunny" with guitarist Greg HoweDec 23, 2012Oxford American article on Bobby Hebb / Sunny now ...Dec 3, 20142 new Bobby Hebb lists of Sunny CoversJun 2, 2013TIM GHIANNI writes about Bobby Hebb / Eugen Cice...Jan 4, 2014RINGTONE ! The Sunny Bobby Hebb RINGTONE IS HERE...Aug 9, 2012The Marvin Gaye Collection MOTOWN DOES SUNNY!Jul 19, 2013Bobby Hebb Sheet Music Imagery / GALLERY OF SUNNY ...Feb 16, 2014Bobby Hebb News Sunday October 21, 2012Oct 21, 2012Peter Hand Big Band covers "Sunny" on new CDNov 3, 2014


Photo Gallery

http://www.radiolondon.co.uk/kneesflashes/happenings/julyaugsept10/julyaugsept02.html

Bobby Hebb (Robert Von Hebb)

"One of the nicest people that I had the pleasure of working with." – Nick Simper Bobby Hebb, who had been suffering from cancer, died at his birthplace of Nashville, Tennessee only days after his 72nd birthday.
Bobby, who supported the Beatles on their final USA tour in 1966, will always be best remembered for his much-recorded song 'Sunny'. His own version appeared in the Fab Forty alongside covers by Georgie Fame and Cher, but it outstripped its rivals, reaching #5 on 18/09/66.The follow-up, 'Love Me', was picked as Paul Kaye's climber for 02/10/66, remained as a climber the following week and spent its third week on the Radio London playlist in the Fab Forty. 'I Love Everything About You' was Pete Drummond's climber for 03/04/67 and spent a week in the Fab Forty.Bobby Hebb had his own publishing company and record label, Hebb Cats and continued to compose songs and perform until incapacitated by his illness.

Nick Simper's account of working with Bobby.
Bobby's website and his personal blogspot dated August 2007.Associated Press report.




From SoulWalking RESPECT PAGEhttp://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Respect2010.html



CAUTION
this "lost in the 70s" blog has adult content
http://lostintheseventies.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html?zx=1fdaaef1a2ed0f00
Sunny a été enregistré, entre autres, par Marvin Gaye, Boney M, Cher, Frank Sinatra (avec Duke Ellington), Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, the Four Tops, Richard Anthony, Wilson Pickett, Stevie Wonder, Dusty Springfield ou encore Nick Cave, dans des versions pop, country, disco, instrumentales...
La version R'n'B de Bobby Hebb connut un immense succès et il fit même en 1966 la 1ère partie de la tournée américaine des Beatles! (Sunny a été classée par la BMI -équivalent américain de la Sacem- 25è chanson la plus populaire de tous les temps.)  
Pour l'anecdote, vous pourrez remarquer que le couplet et le refrain se terminent avec un motif de quatre notes tiré du thème de James Bond pour le film James Bond 007 contre Dr. No.

Fils de 2 musiciens aveugles, Bobby et son frère ont très jeunes apprit à danser et chanter, puis travaillèrent dans des clubs, studios de danse et théâtres de Nashville. 
Bobby, auteur et multi-instrumentiste, part pour Chicago où il joue avec les bluesmen Bo Diddley et Little Walter. Il apprend également le jazz dans la marine américaine puis obtient un premier succès avecNight Train to Memphis. Il part alors en tournée avec la chanteuse pop Sylvia Robinson, avant d'exploser au hit-parade avec Sunny. A Satisfied Mind (1966) et Love Me (1967) sont également des succès et Hebb écrit aussi pour d'autres artistes.
Bobby Hebb avait son grand retour en 2005 avec un nouvel albumThat's All I Wanna Know et continuait à écrire des chansons et à gérer son propre label, Hebb Cats. 





Bobby Hebb in 12/4/14 Boston Herald with Beatles

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 17:23



  Also on the bill: The Ronettes, Bobby Hebb, The Remains and The Cyrkle.
http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2014/12/throwback_thursday_fans_come_together_to_see_beatles_at_suffolk

Beatles Pack 'Em In--The Beatles had the fans hanging from the rafters for their appearance at Suffolk Downs in Boston Thursday night. Fans line a cross-beam to watch the British imports (top center). 1966

Throwback Thursday: Fans ‘Come Together’ to see Beatles at Suffolk

They may not have been the safest seats in the house, but if you were at Suffolk Downs on Aug. 18, 1966, a cross-beam balcony was probably your best shot at seeing the Beatles that day. The stage was set in the middle of the raceway, a mere 100 yards from the 25,000 screaming fans in attendance, and the Fab Four were driven to the platform in a limo. Hey, that’s how they rolled. Also on the bill: The Ronettes, Bobby Hebb, The Remains and The Cyrkle. We hope you’re sitting down: The priciest ticket was $5.75. “Help!” indeed.  Let us know what blast from Boston’s past you’d like to see in our Throwback Thursday feature. Email your request to bhfea@bostonherald.com______________________________________RINGO IN THE NEWS10 Legendary Rock DrummersWriterDecember 3, 2014https://www.yahoo.com/music/10-legendary-rock-drummers-103525033676.html 

5. Ringo Starr - The BeatlesI love the fights people get into over whether or not Ringo was any good. Even if he was as lousy as his detractors claim — and I don’t believe so — how, then, did the band he was in manage to be more than just pretty good? Considering that the drummer is responsible for the energy of the band and the Beatles had lots of energy on their records, I’d have to say we can blame at least some of this on Ringo.4. Charlie Watts - The Rolling StonesWatts is pretty much acknowledged as being one of rock’s great drummers. Once in a while, you hear someone suggest he isn’t all that great because he doesn’t do more. But the man knows his place. He’s put up with Jagger, Richards, and Wood for decades, and as he told Keith Richards: He wasn’t Richards’s drummer, Richards was his guitar player. Exactly.3. John Bonham - Led Zeppelin 
https://www.yahoo.com/music/10-legendary-rock-drummers-103525033676.html 

Pat Martino in the news with "SUNNY"

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:29

PAT MARTINO IN THE NEWS 

WITH
SUNNY   


Jazz en tiempo presentePor   | Para LA NACIONPat Martino Organ Trio / Musicians : Pat Martino ( guitar) , Pat Bianchi ( Hammond organ ), Carmen Intorre (drums ) / Room : La Usina Arts / In Jazz Festival De Buenos Aires / Our opinion: very good.

http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1746226-jazz-en-tiempo-presente

Already on final, Pat Martino thanked "heart" the reception from the audience that filled the room, and looked forward to going back "again and again". Funky hand pulse reversionado archi "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb), the trio closed the concert with a refined groove laden between Hammond and guitar overdubs, some flashes of pop speech, drum solos and chord artfully corseted Martino characteristic melody.

Ya sobre el final, Pat Martino agradeció "de corazón" el recibimiento del público presente que llenó la sala, y manifestó su deseo de volver "una y otra vez". De la mano del pulso funky del archi reversionado "Sunny" (de Bobby Hebb), el trío cerró su concierto con un groove refinado, cargado de doblajes entre Hammond y guitarra, ciertos destellos de discurso pop, solos de batería ingeniosamente encorsetados y el chord melody característico de Martino.

 Hear Pat Martino play SUNNY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKvs0eyGLSg



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Hannah Williams "Sunny" - in the news

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:16

Canal hiperactivicat /// "Sunny" per Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers - 08/08/14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA2Uh-EFbxY

Published on Sep 5, 2014

Delicious debut of Hannah Williams and band in Barcelona, with a concert full of feeling and soul British Club in Taranto, in the Festival organized by Blackcelona Mas i Mas.

Hannah Williams reafirma su candidatura al trono de diva del soul contemporáneo




Hannah Williams en el escenario. / Susana Godoy
  • Tercera jornada del ciclo “Fly Me To The Roof” en La cambra del Espai Rambleta
http://www.lasprovincias.es/culturas/musica/201411/17/hannah-williams-reafirma-candidatura-20141117204609.html

 'Do Whatever Makes You Feel Hot' sounds like what it is; a real hit with Williams reels off his impressive record and presence, distilling groove on all four sides and transmitting all that energy to the public. 'The Kitchen Strut' shows rapport with his band, with which Williams is allowed to joke from time to time-and the importance of the brass section in their old sound. 'Tell me Something (Liberties)' gives the jilted, deep and harrowing record, which contained Janis Joplin and lowering speeds. And it is in versions where we saw as London gets into the skin of other mythical endorsing songs. The mythical 'Sunny' Bobby Hebb starts spontaneous cries of those present in a version with jazzy trumpet and led by Williams touches, which after a long introduction that made us think it would be limited to the instrumental, voice explodes and leads to a protruding end.

 Hannah Williams was immediate; but when he made his appearance, preceded by six Tastemakers, night and anticipated high levels that were met with a long and intense concert that showed why no one who makes it worthy of the throne of Amy Winehouse or qualify the 'James female Brown '. 'Divine', with steep edges and delicious, sexy, torn when necessary, covering vocal and emotional records so varied that the viewer is left with the feeling of watching a crushing whirlwind on stage. Music Youth also blatant in this case, but with the way marked detail and clear intentions.


  1. Hannah Williams reafirma su candidatura al trono de diva del soul ...Las Provincias-Nov 17, 2014Hannah Williams se hizo esperar; pero cuando hizo su aparición, ... El mítico 'Sunny' de Bobby Hebb arranca gritos espontáneos de los allí ...
    Visit Bobby's iTunes page frequently! https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bobby-hebb/id1152030 Bobby Hebb's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/bobbyhebbmusic  REMEMBER TO JOIN US ON TWITTER! http://twitter.com/sunnythesonghttp://twitter.com/proudsoulheritage1  Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" ringtone for your phonehttp://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com/2012/08/ringtone-sunny-bobby-hebb-ringtone-is.html  And check out: http://www.bobbyhebb.comhttp://www.sunnythesong.comhttp://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com  and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/bobbyhebbmusic Send your CDs for possible review to: SunnytheSong.comP.O. Box 2392Woburn, MA 01888 U.S.A. 




  2. Ben Tucker: Remembering A Bassist And Citywide IconNPR (blog)-Jun 6, 2013Not long after meeting the singer-songwriter Bobby Hebb, Tucker helped ... Royalties from "Sunny" allowed Tucker to pursue future business opportunities. ... opened a jazz club in Savannah called Hard-Hearted Hannah's, and played ... Herbie Hancock and Pharrell Williams performed Williams' hit &quot ...

     PAT MARTINO IN THE NEWS 

    WITH
    SUNNY

    Pat Martino Organ Trio / Musicians : Pat Martino ( guitar) , Pat Bianchi ( Hammond organ ), Carmen Intorre (drums ) / Room : La Usina Arts / In Jazz Festival De Buenos Aires / Our opinion: very good.
    "I feel the past and not think too much about Already on final , Pat Martino thanked " heart " the reception from the audience that filled the room, and looked forward to going back " again and again " . Funky hand pulse reversionado archi "Sunny" ( Bobby Hebb ) , the trio closed the concert with a refined groove laden between Hammond and guitar overdubs , some flashes of pop speech, drum solos and chord artfully corseted Martino characteristic melody .http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1746226-jazz-en-tiempo-presente
      

    Visit Bobby's iTunes page frequently!
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bobby-hebb/id1152030

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    https://www.facebook.com/bobbyhebbmusic

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    http://twitter.com/sunnythesong
    http://twitter.com/proudsoulheritage1




    Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" ringtone for your phone
    http://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com/2012/08/ringtone-sunny-bobby-hebb-ringtone-is.html

    And check out:
    http://www.bobbyhebb.com
    http://www.sunnythesong.com
    http://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com 
    and our Facebook page
    https://www.facebook.com/bobbyhebbmusic 
    Send your CDs for possible review to:

    SunnytheSong.com
    P.O. Box 2392
    Woburn, MA 01888 U.S.A.  

Oxford American article on Bobby Hebb / Sunny now online from GOOGLE NEWS

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:50


ONE SO TRUE: "Sunny"Published on  November 26 2013



by Bill Friskics-WarrenBill Friskics-Warren, a native of Chicago and longtime resident of Nashville, is the author of Heartaches by the Number: Country Music’s 500 Greatest Singles and I’ll Take You There: Pop Music and the Urge for Transcendence. His writing has alsohttp://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2013/nov/26/one-so-true/ ...
“Sunny,” a pop-soul smash for Nashville singer-songwriter Bobby Hebb in 1966, might not at first blush seem like a beacon or anthem. Familiar, yes, and instantly identifiable, but maybe not prophetic. The record has been covered by hundreds of artists, from Dusty Springfield to Frank Sinatra. Stalling just short of the top of the pop (no. 2) and r&b (no. 3) charts, Hebb’s own recording of the song secured him a slot on the bill of the Beatles’ final tour of the United States. Popularity, not poignancy, is the legacy for which Hebb’s original tends to be remembered.Yet “Sunny” is more than just a finger-popping staple. The song was written in the wake of a pair of tragedies that occurred within days of each other—the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the fatal stabbing, outside a Nashville nightclub, of Hebb’s older brother Harold. With its haunting melody, pressing rhythms, and determination, in the face of the grief that inspired it, to look on the positive side of things, Hebb’s recording of “Sunny” captured the spirit of its time. If only implicitly, it gave voice to the mix of promise and betrayal felt by millions of Americans hoping for an end to the war in Vietnam and for the arrival of freedom and equality as augured by the movement for civil rights._________________________________________________________________
Ein Instrument für jedes AlterBeim Jahreskonzert des Handharmonika Spielrings präsentieren sich alle vier musikalischen Gruppen in der Festhalle.Di, 25. November 2014Veröffentlicht in der gedruckten Ausgabe der Badischen Zeitung.von: Karla Schererhttp://www.badische-zeitung.de/loeffingen/ein-instrument-fuer-jedes-alter--95245429.html


Löffingen . The accordion is interesting as a tool for all ages. This showed the annual concert of the accordion - playing ring Loeffingen . All four musical groups of the HHS presented that evening at the Festhalle .

The Youth Orchestra , the Youth Ensemble and Concert Orchestra conducted Waldemar Lang, the elderly Orchestra conducted Egon Oschwald . The individual groups are also working across generations , finally played some musicians in several ensembles


The young people were able to embark on a new approach to music again and again . But Conductor Waldemar Lang was noted the joy of the game of Accordion offspring. A highlight was "Sunny" by Bobby Hebb , which aroused emotions and legislation to implement the Youth Ensemble very elegant. Hebb wrote this song hopeful after the violent death of his younger brother
Die Jugendlichen konnten sich dabei immer wieder auf einen neuen musikalischen Ansatz einlassen. Aber auch Dirigent Waldemar Lang war die Freude über das Spiel des Akkordeon-Nachwuchses anzumerken. Ein Höhepunkt war sicherlich "Sunny" von Bobby Hebb, das Emotionen weckte und das das Jugendensemble sehr elegant umsetzte. Hebb schrieb diesen hoffnungsvollen Song nach dem gewaltsamen Tod seines jüngeren Bruders.
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PAT MARTINO IN THE NEWS WITH
SUNNY

Pat Martino Organ Trio / Musicians : Pat Martino ( guitar) , Pat Bianchi ( Hammond organ ), Carmen Intorre (drums ) / Room : La Usina Arts / In Jazz Festival De Buenos Aires / Our opinion: very good.
"I feel the past and not think too much about Already on final , Pat Martino thanked " heart " the reception from the audience that filled the room, and looked forward to going back " again and again " . Funky hand pulse reversionado archi "Sunny" ( Bobby Hebb ) , the trio closed the concert with a refined groove laden between Hammond and guitar overdubs , some flashes of pop speech, drum solos and chord artfully corseted Martino characteristic melody .http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1746226-jazz-en-tiempo-presente









  1. Bobby Hebb, Singer of 1966 Hit 'Sunny,' Dies at 72

    New York Times-Aug 3, 2010

    “Sunny” reached No. 2 on the Billboard pop chart. At the height of the song's popularity, Mr. Hebb opened for the Beatles on their last United ...


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    Los Angeles Times-Aug 4, 2010



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    Tennessean (blog)-Aug 3, 2010



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  2. Jazz en tiempo presente

    lanacion.com (Argentina)-Nov 22, 2014

    De la mano del pulso funky del archi reversionado "Sunny" (deBobby Hebb), el trío cerró su concierto con un groove refinado, cargado de ...







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    Ein Instrument für jedes Alter

    Badische Zeitung-Nov 24, 2014

    Ein Höhepunkt war sicherlich "Sunny" von Bobby Hebb, das Emotionen weckte und das das Jugendensemble sehr elegant umsetzte. Hebb ...






  4. ONE SO TRUE: "Sunny"

    Oxford American-Nov 26, 2013

    “Sunny,” a pop-soul smash for Nashville singer-songwriter Bobby Hebb in 1966, might not at first blush seem like a beacon or anthem. Familiar ...








  5. Cro in Wien: Ein Rapper für die ganze Familie

    DiePresse.com-Nov 18, 2014

    Sein erster großer Chartshit "Easy", der ein Sample von Bobby Hebb("Sunny") enhält, durfte selbstverständlich nicht fehlen. Dazwischen setzte ...








  6. Hannah Williams reafirma su candidatura al trono de diva del soul ...

    Las Provincias-Nov 17, 2014

    El mítico 'Sunny' de Bobby Hebb arranca gritos espontáneos de los allí presentes en una versión con toques jazzisticos y liderada por la ...








  7. Rapper Cro live in Wien: „Jeder Song muss Bombe sein”

    Profil.at-Nov 18, 2014

    Nachdem „Easy“ ein Sample des Sixties-Hits „Sunny“ von Bobby Hebb verwendet, haben wir keinen Cent daran verdient. Manche Dinge sind ...








  8. Der Rapper Cro im Hallenstadion: Eine Nummer zu gross

    Neue Zürcher Zeitung-Nov 6, 2014

    So scheint «Easy» auf dem Soulklassiker «Sunny» von Bobby Hebb zu basieren. Auch bei Jay-Z und Dr. Dre, deren Songs ebenfalls ein ...








  9. 'Ray Donovan' Breakdown: “Sunny”

    Glide Magazine-Sep 1, 2014

    His version of Bobby Hebb's “Sunny” is absolutely on point, even despite using backup vocals from Bridget. (No disrespect, but she kind of has ...







  10. TODAYonline




    Sound Check: Bryan Adams tracks his years on latest album

    The Morning Sun-Oct 17, 2014

    ... Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chuck Berry and other songs — including Bobby Hebb's “Sunny” — for the project, which came out Sept.















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Hannah Williams reafirma su candidatura al trono de diva del soul contemporáneo
Hannah Williams en el escenario. / Susana Godoy


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  • Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers y los valencianos The Kojaks presentaron sus discos de debut y su apuesta por el soul-funk de corte clásico



And it is in versions where we saw as London gets into the skin of other mythical endorsing songs . The mythical 'Sunny ' Bobby Hebb starts spontaneous cries of those present in a version with jazzy trumpet and led by Williams touches , which after a long introduction that made ​​us think it would be limited to the instrumental, voice explodes and leads to a protruding end .http://www.lasprovincias.es/culturas/musica/201411/17/hannah-williams-reafirma-candidatura-20141117204609.html Y es en las versiones donde pudimos comprobar como la londinense se mete en la piel de otros haciendo suyas canciones ya míticas. El mítico 'Sunny' de Bobby Hebb arranca gritos espontáneos de los allí presentes en una versión con toques jazzisticos y liderada por la trompeta de Williams, en la que tras una larga introducción que nos hizo pensar que se limitaría a lo instrumental, la voz explota y conduce a un final sobresaliente.

Rest in Peace Hal Hebb - 51st Anniversary of Hal Hebb's passing

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:55
 TRIBUTE TO HAL HEBB
on Bobby Hebb.com

http://bobbyhebb.com/?q=article/51st-anniversary-hal-hebbs-passing



A blog on the Marigolds has the members of the group listed, worth sharing here on Hal Hebb’s anniversary

The Marigolds  (Nashville, Tennessee)
 
 aka The Solotones   (By Hans-Joachim)

Personnel:Johnny Bragg (Lead Tenor)Edward Lee Thurmon (Tenor)William Stewart (Baritone)John Edward Drue (Tenor)Harold Hebb (Tenor)Willie Wilson (Bass)

There’s a photo of the group on this blog site:http://www.blogg.org/blog-65325-themes-_marigolds-221725.html
Here is a YouTube of The Marigolds singing “Rollin Stone”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8bXWp1vXW4
 
In Memory of Hal Hebb http://www.tmrzoo.com/2010/17151/in-memory-of-hal-hebb

Review GREEN TEA U.K. LIVE AT ELIXIR / "Sunny" by GreenTeaBand U.K.

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 21:31
BOBBY HEBB'S 'SUNNY'
ON NEW CD FROM GREEN TEA U.K.   
Live at Elixir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvq5jeS-fbQ


      This talented quartet - Great Britain's Green Tea (not to be confused with at least 3 ensembles in America going by that name) gives the world a CD, Live at the Elixir  - a bar located at 162 Eversholt Street NW1 1BL London, United Kingdom - photos of the band from this nightspot gracing their collective Facebook page.
 
     The 5 minute 29 second rendition of "Sunny" goes from a dancing keyboard solo by Andrey Novikov with a segue to the drummer, Gaetano di Giocomo, giving us 41 seconds of improvisation in the middle of Bobby Hebb's classic, from 3:16 to 3:57.    Guitarist  Jake Pashkin has style and passion, the sound from his axe reminiscent of Greg Howe's "Sunny" that has permeated YouTube.
 
Damien Langkamer

According to the YouTube page: Green Tea is an instrumental 4 - piece band of professional musicians performing jazz - funk covers. "Sunny" is the name of a song written by Bobby Hebb. It is one of the most covered popular songs, with hundreds of versions released. BMI rates "Sunny" number 25 in its "Top 100 songs of the century".

Hebb wrote the song after 22 November 1963, the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and Hebb's older brother Harold was killed in a knife fight outside a Nashville nightclub

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Greenteaband.co.ukhttp://www.greenteaband.co.uk/

Members: Andrey Novikov, keyboards 
Jake Pashkin, guitar 
Damien Langkamer, bass 
Gaetano di Giacomo, drumsCounty. Dress Code *. Green Tea plays with irresistible energy. Postcode * ... London and UK, including LSE, Bull's Head in Barnes, Barn Church in Kew.


ARTICLE ON GREEN TEA bassist Damien Langkamer
http://www.notreble.com/buzz/2013/05/24/damien-langkamer-funksoul-bass-groove-development/ 


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Bobby Hebb and SUNNY in the news, Sunday 11-16-14

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 21:39


  1. New MusicWinnipeg Free Press-Oct 30, 2014The tenor saxophonist is relaxed on the Strayhorn/Ellington tune Daydream and sets feet dancing on Bobby Hebb's Sunny. Soloists trumpeter ...

  2. Der Rapper Cro im Hallenstadion: Eine Nummer zu grossNeue Zürcher Zeitung-Nov 6, 2014So scheint «Easy» auf dem Soulklassiker «Sunny» von Bobby Hebb zu basieren. Auch bei Jay-Z und Dr. Dre, deren Songs ebenfalls ein ...

  3. Der Mann mit der MaskeBasler Zeitung-Oct 31, 2014Basierend auf dem Stück «Sunny» von Bobby Hebb entspannte er ein paar Wortspielereien rund um das Wort «Easy». Ein munteres Stück ...
  4. Cro auf Tour: Den "Panda" live erlebenCovertrends.de Lifestyle Magazine-Nov 10, 2014Das lag nicht nur an dem eingängigen Lied mit einem Sample des Songs “Sunny” von Sänger Bobby Hebb. Vor allem der dazugehörige ...

  5. TODAYonline
    Sound Check: Bryan Adams tracks his years on latest albumThe Morning Sun-Oct 17, 2014... Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chuck Berry and other songs — including Bobby Hebb's “Sunny” — for the project, which came out Sept.
  6. 27 bulan rakam album baruHarian Metro-Oct 27, 2014... Down On The Corner (Creedence Clearwater Revival); Never My Love (The Association); Sunny (Bobby Hebb); The Tracks of My Tears (The ...

  7. Caserta News
    "Tracks of my Years": Bryan Adams canta i grandi successi degli ...Lo Spettacolo-Oct 8, 2014Ha scritto per sé e per i più grandi interpreti della musica internazionale vendendo oltre 100 milioni di copie in tutto il mondo e rimanendo


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Very cool, collectible "Don't You Care" (Bobby Hebb song) released on 7" vinyl from Alice Clark

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:29



The Bobby Hebb Website 
For fans of Bobby Hebb's music, disc 3 is the ultimate in collectibles, material that has not been on the market, and rarities restored just for this collection.
Opening with Bobby's tremendous rendition of "Love You" the stand-out performance opens the door to the demonstration tapes which garnered a variety of covers from notable artists who put their own unique stamp on the work. "Don't You Care" was covered by Alice Clark (hear her version on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU5rsap0S2U ) and Alice's "acid funk" works so well for this tune, and Bobby's original is one of my favorites on this disc. The European ACE label has re-released Alice's debut with bonus tracks http://acerecords.co.uk/the-complete-studio-recordings-1968-72 It's called The Complete Studio Recordings and has "Don't You Care" as Track #2, "Charms of the Arms of Love" as Track 4 and "Hard, Hard Promises" moved up to track 15. My review of the original Alice Clark album is on Allmusic.com:
In 2004 the Acid Jazz label re-released Alice's "Don't You Care" (written by Bobby Hebb) as a vinyl single. http://www.discogs.com/Alice-Clark-Dont-You-Care-Never-Did-I-Stop-Loving... Please remember to visit our other site Sunny The Song
RINGTONE ! The Sunny Bobby Hebb RINGTONE IS HERE! "SUNNY" RINGTONE HEAR BOBBY HEBB'S VOICE ON YOUR TELEPHONE! You can now purchase "Sunny" the ringtone from your mobile carrier (T-Mobile, etc) or, if you have an IPhone, via ITunes.

2nd James Brown movie this year; HBO Biopic  

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http://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com/2012/08/ringtone-sunny-bobby-hebb-ringtone-is.html

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P.O. Box 2392
Woburn, MA 01888 U.S.A.

Peter Hand Big Band covers "Sunny" on new CD

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:10

Peter Hand Big Band
Out of Hand (Savant)

Track #1 on new cd is "Sunny"
Track Listings 1. Sunny 2. Blues In the Night 3. Listen to Your Heart 4. Out of Print Blues 5. Barbara Rose 6. The Elevator 7. Night Echo 8. Day Dream 9. Summertime Editorial ReviewsThe sound of a truly fine big band makes a lasting aural impression, combining sheer grandness with the finest, intimate improvisations. We now welcome back to the stage the Peter Hand Big Band. A native of New York City, Hand has been a guitarist in a wide variety of groups, has composed an impressive number of tunes, and has also studied big band arranging and composing with the legendary Herb Pomeroy. The Band, includes a stellar array of New York jazz players including Houston Person, Don Braden, Eddie Allen, Valery Ponomarev, Bruce Williams, James Weidman and Harvie S to name a few. Product Details
  • Audio CD (September 23, 2014)
  • Original Release Date: 2014
  • Number of Discs: 1
http://www.amazon.com/Hand-Peter-Featuring-Houston-Person/dp/B00MTW9KWG/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1415067190&sr=1-1&keywords=Out+of+hand+Peter



Available at TARGET
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NEW York guitarist Peter Hand leads his big band through five originals and four standards with a little help from the big, bold tone of tenor saxophonist Houston Person on three tracks.
Person, who was also featured on the band's first recording -- a 2009 tribute to composer Harold Arlen -- uses his soulful sound to drench the listener in blues on the Arlen/Johnny Mercer pop classic Blues in the Night.

The tenor saxophonist is relaxed on the Strayhorn/Ellington tune Daydream and sets feet dancing on Bobby Hebb's Sunny.

Soloists trumpeter Eddie Allen and pianist James Weidman give Summertime some new life.
Hand, a solid guitarist, arranger and composer, lays down some blues on Out of Print Blues and leads the band through Latin-steeped Night Echo, both from his pen.
Tight arranging and ensemble playing give the material life. ***1/2
DOWNLOAD THIS: The Elevator
-- Chris Smith

From Winnipeg Free Press
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/music/new-music-280887212.html

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2010 Live version of "Sunny" from Peter Hand Big Band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDTSLpkNMnY


A Swinging Take on Bobby Hebb's Pop/Soul Classic, "Sunny"

The Peter Hand Big Band in concert at Centenary Theatre, Hackettstown, NJ

Proposed Disc 3 from Boxed Set

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 19:29

James Brown Biopic on HBO tonight

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:18
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James BrownDirector: Alex Gibney
Runtime: 120 minutes
Rating: TV-14
Cast: Mick Jagger, Bobby Byrd, Clyde Stubblefield


Alex Gibney’s Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown is an assured threading-of-the-needle, slowly working its way to the sweet spot where the man and the legend overlap. Gibney is the ideal director for a Brown documentary, with a resume including his journey into a luminary’s heart of darkness in 2013’s The Armstrong Lie as well as this year’s Finding Fela, Gibney’s portrait of Afrobeat visionary Fela Kuti, whose loving interpretation of Brown’s stage shows fostered mutual admiration and as well as a habit of both artists openly cribbing from each other.With the blessing of Brown’s estate, Gibney was granted unprecedented access to archival performance and interview footage, and Mr. Dynamite wears that access proudly, with Gibney jamming as much performance into the film as it can hold. From its opening frames, Mr. Dynamite lets Brown make the case for himself with his plaintive vocals and rubber-limbed juking. The stage footage is the star of the show, and for good reason, as to watch the blistering performances that earned Brown his “Hardest Working Man In Show Business” moniker is to think the superlative is too faint praise.
http://www.avclub.com/review/hbos-james-brown-doc-mr-dynamite-works-hard-its-su-210818

TALIKING WITH TAMI HAS A CLIP FROM THE FILM

We gathered in our seats at The Woodruff Arts Center where we watched the film via the Bronzelens Film Festival and I must say, it was EXTREMELY good! I didn’t know much about James Brown except for what I heard and I don’t think I ever got to meet him on the red carpet but I had heard so much. The film was produced by Mick Jagger his dear friend and directed by Alex Gibney. I left with so many emotions and teared up because he was a lonely man and hardly trusted anyone. I was also blown away when I found out that musician Bootsy Collins use to play for him in the band, actually him and his brother! It was very enlightening, informative, funny, sad and it kept my attention the whole time!It chronicles the musical ascension of the hardest working man in show business who forever changed the face of American music. The documentary was made with the unique cooperation of the Brown Estate, featuring rare never-before seen archival footage and photographs along with current interviews. You have to see this amazing film that premieres on HBO Monday, Oct 27th at 9pm.Check out the clip


http://www.talkingwithtami.com/new-documentary-mr-dynamite-rise-james-brown

SUNNY 103.1 FM article on Bryan Adams SUNNY cover of Bobby Hebb

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:31
Bryan Adams Returning with Covers Album, "The Tracks of My Years"

Adams says: " "Making the selection of the songs for the album took a long time," Adams says in a statement, noting that the process spanned three months of recording spread out over two years.  "We recorded all kinds of songs until the songs sort of presented themselves, or sounded different enough from the originals." 
http://www.sunny1031.com/common/more.php?m=58&ts=1408662031&article=86DA10AD2A1E11E4B51EFEFDADE6840A&mode=2


Noting the diversity of the songs on the project, Bryan explains, "Radio was king when I was a teenager.  You'd hear Paul McCartney's 'Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ straight into 'Kiss and Say Goodbye' by The Manhattans.  Radio didn't discriminate back then."

Among the songs the Canadian singer covers on The Tracks of My Years: Bob Dylan's "Lay Lady Lady," The Beatles' "Any Time at All," The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows,"The Association's "Never My Love," Chuck Berry's "Rock and Roll Music" and the aforementioned song by The Manhattans.The Tracks of My Years is due out this fall; the release date is not yet final, but it'll be sometime in either September or October.
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Ringo Starr in the news Plus, Our Top 10 "Sunny" by Bryan Adams hits #1 in our page views this week!

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:00
Bobby Hebb's good friend Ringo from
THE BEATLES making headlines today.
http://www.examiner.com/article/ringo-starr-dazzles-houston-with-a-little-help-from-his-friends




Of course, it helps if you happen to be Ringo Starr, a living part of rock and roll history and former member of that “other” band. No, not Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, as Ringo joked to the Cynthia Woods Pavilion audience on Friday night, that other, other band; the long-haired (for the time) four-piece band that changed the face of rock and roll, popular music, and pop culture in general.Ringo isn't really on tour to make money and promote a new record. He’s more concerned with just being Ringo and sharing music and his life-long philosophy of peace and love. You've got to admire this, especially from someone who could be tuned out and relaxing on his own personal island, counting his money for the rest of his days without a care in the world.Ringo isn't on this quest alone. He brought a group of friends along who've written their own pages of rock and roll history. Ringo Starr’s All Star Band is a revolving line-up of legendary musicians who've joined him on tour to help spread the word of peace, love, and the simple joy of music. The 2014 line-up of the All Starr Band includes Steve Lukather from Toto, Gregg Rolie, one of the founding members of Santana and Journey, legendary musician, songwriter, record producer, and recording engineer Todd Rundgren, founder and lead singer of Mr. Mister, Richard PageWarren Ham from the bands Bloodrock and AD, and Gregg Bissonette, who among others has played with David Lee Roth._________________________________________________________________
FRANKIE VALLI in the New England area

November 5 in Worcester

Peter Noone's birthday!




The first album on Valli's sitehttp://www.frankievallifourseasons.com/shows.html
Romancing the Sixties (2007) has a new rendition of "Sunny"

Frankie's "Timeless" CD from the 60's was also re-released and has his original version of "Sunny" with different lyricsSELECTED SOLO WORKS  The Frankie Valli Boxed Sethttp://www.amoeba.com/selected-solo-works-box-set-cd-frankie-valli/albums/3269843/
GIGS

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Saturday, November 1 Bangor Maine - Cross Insurance CenterSunday, November 2 Mohegan Sun CasinoWednesday, November 5 Worcester MA - Hanover Theatre



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Bryan Adams tracks "SUNNY"

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 23:28
'SUNNY'ONE OF THE KEY TRACKS ON THE NEW BRYAN ADAMS'THE TRACKS OF MY YEARS' LP
Hear a clip on AMAZON.comhttp://www.amazon.com/Tracks-My-Years-Bryan-Adams/dp/B00L87MMU0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1412207452&sr=8-1&keywords=the+tracks+of+my+years

Bryan Adams "Sunny" now up on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tracks-my-years-deluxe-edition/id909826418

Published on Sep 18, 2014



The new album "Tracks Of My Years" by Bryan Adams due 

out on September 30th is available for pre-order now: 
Hear a bit of "Sunny" 1:38 in on this video
Bryan Adams - Tracks Of My Years Medleyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMzSU3gWWZA
Notice that there are 5 bonus tracks, but "Sunny" is one of the key 11 tracks, #9
http://www.theq.fm/now/q-soundcheck-episode-273-bryan-adams/





Bryan Adams "Sunny" now up on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tracks-my-years-deluxe-edition/id909826418

 Adams must have grown up listening to the Canadian equivalent of WAMS. He’s far from the first artist of his time to release an album of personally inspirational and/or influential songs, but “Tracks of My Years” might be one of the most musically diverse collections of its kind. Classic rock artists like the Beatles (“Any Time At All”), the Beach Boys (“God Only Knows), Creedence Clearwater Revival (and Bob Dylan (“Lay Lady Lay”) are represented, but so are more obscure (by today’s standards) acts like the aforementioned Manhattans (“Kiss and Say Goodbye”), the Association (“Never My Love”), and Bobby Hebb (“Sunny”). The deluxe edition features five additional (and even more eclectic) tracks, including covers of Muddy Waters by way of Led Zeppelin (“You Shook Me”), Jimmy Cliff (“Many Rivers to Cross”), and Eddie Cochran (“C'mon Everybody”).“Making the selection of the songs for the album took a long time” Adams says. “We recorded all kinds of songs until the songs sort of presented themselves, or sounded different enough from the originals. We did about three months of recording, spread out over the course of two years.”
http://www.examiner.com/article/bryan-adams-revisits-the-music-of-his-youth-with-tracks-of-my-years

Scandal - new season #4 with "SUNNY" as the opening song

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 23:28

Bobby Hebb's ORIGINAL "Sunny" opens SCANDAL, 9/25/14 on ABC TV





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Promo for Scandal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21xKLkfEJZwTrailer (not "Sunny" just an advertisement for the show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrxprERZuyw



After Show buzz review:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QntWIvH3pJ8

Get ready Gladiators, because Scandal's season 4 premiere has been announced for THURSDAY SEPT 25 9|8c on ABC! In case you've forgotten, when we last saw Olivia Pope, she was on a one-way plane to a new life with Jakeat her side. 
http://abc.go.com/shows/scandal/news/scandal-sheet/140715-scandal-season-4-premiere-date-announcement





Bobby Hebb on Google News

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 23:22

  1. Toronto Star
    Listening Room: Prince and 3rdEyeGirl, Bryan Adams, Antebellum ...The Morning Sun-Sep 29, 2014... Canadian rocker takes on some of his favorites from yesteryear, ranging from the Beatles to Bobby Hebb (“Sunny”), with one brand new track.

  2. Bryan Adams revisits the music of his youth with 'Tracks of My Years'Examiner.com-19 hours ago... the Association (“Never My Love”), and Bobby Hebb (“Sunny”). The deluxe edition features five additional (and even more eclectic) tracks, ...

  3. Premiere: Bryan Adams covers 'God Only Knows'USA TODAY-Sep 11, 2014... back-to-back with them on AM radio, like Bobby Hebb's Sunny, The Association's Never My Love or The Manhattans' Kiss and Say Goodbye.
  4. Elaine Wynn BecknerSioux City Journal-Sep 7, 2014... in Jefferson, S.D., the daughter of William and Mable (Hebb) Wynn. ... Carson Beckner, Carlee Beckner and Bobby Ray Hatfield; her sister, ...

  5. 'Ray Donovan' Breakdown: “Sunny”Glide Magazine-Sep 1, 2014His version of Bobby Hebb's “Sunny” is absolutely on point, even despite using backup vocals from Bridget. (No disrespect, but she kind of has ...

  6. Week end del 26, 27 e 28 settembre: eventi, concerti e sagre. Ecco ...Il Giorno-Sep 26, 2014... Mogol-Battisti, Bruno Martino, Charlie Parker, Bruno Lauzi, Charles Trenet, Bobby Hebb. Appuntamento alle 16.30, presso il cortile interno di ...

  7. STERN
    Die letzte Frage: Bryan Adams, Sänger und Fotograf : Was zieht Sie ...Berliner Morgenpost-Sep 20, 2014Sie covern auf der neuen CD den Song "Sunny" von Bobby Hebb. Das Lied ... Gut, dass ich mich nur an Bobby Hebb gehalten habe. Gehören ...

  8. L'expresso de Paris : Hidalgo dans le marais et Hollande à Clichy ...metronews-Sep 1, 2014... l'été, enfin l'été, enfin l'été" chantaient Les négresses vertes. "Here come the sun" chantaient les Beatles et "Sunny" chantaient Bobby Hebb.

  9. “Festival Musica Jazz & Moderna”: bilancio positivo per l'evento ...Notizie On line dai comuni dell’Agro Caleno-Sep 2, 2014... chiusa con l'esibizione (domenica 31 agosto) dell'East Side Organ Project e il raffinato jazz “incrociato” con melodie come la famosa “Sunny” di Bobby Hebb.

  10. TF1
    Christophe Willem de retour avec le single "Le Chagrin"Jeux Actu MUSIQUE-Sep 17, 2014Le chanteur découvert sur M6 a repris le standard "Sunny" de Bobby Hebb. Sophie Delila & Christophe Willem le clip "What Did I Do" Duo franco anglais entre ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QntWIvH3pJ8

SCANDAL opens with "Sunny"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bRDM-6jpbQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sihOOREVvDM

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