Happy Birthday Bobby Hebb July 26, 1938 - August 3, 2010

Bobby would have been 76 years young today.

Celebrate the birth of the legendary Bobby Hebb,

July 26, 1938-August 3, 2010.
Happy Birthday, Bobby

In the Navy with his friend Bill Root, Bobby Hebb performed with the Pine Island Pirates.

After the passing of Johnny Kidd - of "Shakin' All Over" fame, Johnny Kidd's Pirates backed up Bobby Hebb for a tour of Europe.

Rest in Peace Bill Root, guitarist with Bobby Hebb's Pine Island Pirates

Bill Root self-porttait

Bill Root was a guitarist with Bobby Hebb when they were both in the navy. They performed as the Pine Island Pirates for Chiang Kai-shek and his wife Madame Chiang

Bobby Hebb sings in "Proud Soul Heritage" that his mom and dad taught him guitar, but it was Bill Root who helped Bobby play rock guitar. Here's our interview on Visual Radio with Bill Root from August 16, 2012

Visual Radio with Bill Root
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEpRjRH2ISQ

Here's an e mail from Bill's wife:

Tamiko Jones covers "I'll Be Anything For You"

I'll Be Anything For You TAMIKO JONES

READ THIS GREAT PAGE ON TAMIKO JONES

The extreme versatility of Tamiko's singing is readily appreciated in considering her own musical background. She was raised in Detroit and, while working as a secretary, she auditioned for a talent agency and made her professional debut in 1961 at the Flame Show Bar in Detroit, a room that earlier showcased such talents as Johnnie Ray and Della Reese:

Jersey Boys - the Frankie Valli / Four Seasons Story

Review: ‘Jersey Boys’ – Despite Flaws, it Gets Enough Right

by Joe Viglione on June 20, 2014
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NBC to create Beatles show, Bobby Hebb's 1966 tour should be part of the story

NBC to Rock With Beatles Event Series: Who Should Play the Fab Four?
By Vlada Gelman / June 13 2014, 5:23 PM PDT

NBC is going across the universe.
The Peacock network is in the early stages of developing an event series about The Beatles, our sister site Deadline reports.

The eight-episode project — written by The Tudors creator Michael Hirst — will tell the story of the iconic band.

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New version of Proud Soul Heritage by Kitoto Von Hebb from boxed set

We added backing vocals to PROUD SOUL HERITAGE on April 22, 2014 and mixed the song on April 29, 2014.

Give a listen on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emjP5mQn-Lw

Bobby Hebb's "SUNNY" b/w Jerry Butler "SITTIN ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY"

SUNNY B/W SITTIN' ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY

BOBBY HEBB SINGS 'SUNNY'

JERRY BUTLER SINGS 'SITTIN' ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY' - THE OTIS REDDING HIT

BOBBY HEBB COVERED THE SONG, 'SITTIN' ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY' AT LEAST TWICE
WE HAVE A RECORDING LIVE IN JAPAN.

you can find the disc here:

check it out on CDANDLP.com
http://www.cdandlp.com/item/2/0-220201-0-4-0/115060893/jerry-butler-bobb...

Love Me Promo pressing b/w Babee I'm Crazee (a.k.a. Crazy Baby)

Rare promo pressing of "Love Me" b/w "Crazy Baby"

Famous Bobby Hebb photo with three guitars

This photo of Bobby Hebb with three guitars is also on one of the sheet music covers in our gallery on the blog http://bobbyhebb.blogspot.com

Kitoto Von Hebb at the Apollo Theater February 6, 2014 - Review

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