/ "Why Don't You Do It" with an intro borrowed from the album track "Help Help", issued only in some territories instead of "Baby Do You Wanna Bump". The Boney M. version has also appeared in television series such as in season one of Titans and season two of The Umbrella Academy. "Sunny" was first recorded by Mieko "Miko" Hirota – the "Connie Francis of Japan" and Billy Taylor trio (feat. BMI rates "Sunny" #25 in its "Top 100 songs of the century". Bobby Hebb made his stage debut on his third birthday, July 26, 1941, when tap dancer Harold "Hal" Hebb introduced his little brother to show business at the Bijou Theater. 2 (October 20, 1965). Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" (Philips 40365) has captivated generations with its immaculate melody and philosophy to always look at the bright side. Check out Sunny by Bobby Hebb on Amazon Music. Sunny, thank you, thank you for the gleam that flows its grace Sunny one so true, I love you You're my spark of nature's fire The song had 100’s of covers, from Frank Sinatra to Cher, from Boney M to Oscar Peterson, and others. Gimme! We have an official Sunny tab made by UG professional guitarists. Hebb performed on a TV show hosted by country music record producer Owen Bradley. Sunny bass tab by Bobby Hebb. All the publishers they went to turned the song down. Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain, Sunny, thank you for the sunshine bouquet, Sunny, thank you, thank you for the gleam that flows its grace, Sunny, yesterday, oh, my life was filled with rain. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in late August 1966.[4]. Christophe Willem covered the song in 2006 (#3 in France, #9 in Belgium (Wallonia), #17 in Switzerland).[24]. Gimme! Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. This version was arranged by Joe Renzetti, who also arranged the original record. "Sunny" (originally by Bobby Hebb) Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain. He died on August 3, 2010 in Nashville. While Liz Mitchell sang the original lead vocals on Boney M.'s version, original member Maizie Williams recorded a solo version in 2006. Last edit on Feb 13, 2014. The song peaked at No. Sunny by Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, Sunny (One World: Together At Home) by Billie Eilish & FINNEAS, Sunny (Baumon Remix / Extended Mix) by Marvin Gaye. Sunny, a 1925 Jerome Kern musical; Sunny (Neil Sedaka album), 1979; Sunny (Towa Tei album), 2011 "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb song), a 1966 song by Bobby Hebb, covered by Boney M., José Feliciano and Cher "Sunny" (Morrissey song), a 1995 song by Morrissey This was an appearance on The Jerry Jackson Revue of 1942, even though it was 1941, "that was how Jerry, a big man in vaudeville in the '30s, '40s, and '50s, did things" noted the singer. The recording was remixed in 1988, 1999 (it was a minor hit single in early 2000) and 2015, and has been sampled by Boogie Pimps for their 2004 version. Hebb's parents, William and Ovalla Hebb, were both blind musicians. Hebb's version appears in a 2018 TV commercial for Indeed. The CD single was released with 8 mixes. Now the dark days are done, and the bright days are here View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1966 Vinyl release of Sunny on Discogs. SUNNY es una canción de Bobby Hebb, este tema está incluido dentro del disco Sunny. Sunny, thank you for that smile upon your face About “Sunny” 1 contributor Recorded in 1963, right after President Kennedy’s assassination and the night the singer Bobby Hebb ’s brother was killed in Memphis. Sunny, you smiled at me and really, really eased the pain "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) [Intro] (drum roll) [Verse 1] [bass only on first line]: Em7 G9 Cmaj7 F#m7 B7 Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain Em7 G9 … Though many have speculated that Hebb wrote the song for God or for his brother and mentor, Hal Hebb, the singer has stated many times the tune is about a "sunny … Oh, the dark days are done and the bright days are here, My sunny one shines so sincere. Sunny, you smiled at me and really eased the pain. At the time of Hebb's death, "Sunny" was listed as the 18th most performed song in the BMI catalog. Sunny, thank you for the sunshine bouquet. Following their breakthrough single "Daddy Cool", it topped the German charts and reached the top ten in many other countries.[20][21][22]. Although Bobby Hebb is known as "the song a day man," he only composed three of the dozen titles included on this collection. Like the original 1966 version, it features Hebb; however, an updated disco beat was implemented with an eye to having it played in discos around the world. Oh, Sunny one so true, I love you. Bobby Hebb wrote the song in the 48 hours following a double tragedy on November 22, 1963, the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and Hebb's older brother Harold was stabbed to death outside a Nashville nightclub. (A Man After Midnight), A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday), Tell Me Something: The Songs of Mose Allison, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sunny_(Bobby_Hebb_song)&oldid=991738482, Articles with dead external links from August 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 15:51. Born: 26 July 1938 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Sunny, thank you for the truth you let me see People. American singer and songwriter. 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