In 1965 Bobby Hebb, bassist Ben Tucker and drummer Bernard "Pretty Purdie" cut the original version of "Sunny" which led to releases by David Pike on the Atco album Jazz for the Jet Set as well as Mieko "Miko" Hirota, the "Connie Francis of Japan."
Today we begin a 2 year campaign of 50th Anniversaries ...
2015 The 50th Anniversary of the publishing of the song "Sunny"
2016 The 50th Anniversary of Bobby Hebb's 1966 hit record, "Sunny" on Philips Records
731 days of fun starting today.
365 days in 2015
366 days in 2016, a leap year with February 29
RARE MIEKO HIORTA SUNNY 'LIVE" (circa 1974, though Mieko's studio version was in the 1960s)
More about Mieko on our blog