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:

Review forthcoming.

Discogs and AllMusic Guide have the disc release date as 2012

Album Features
UPC: 044002284754
Artist: Chihiro Yamanaka
Format: CD 2012

YouTube Published on Feb 13, 2015
Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group International
Record Label: Decca
Genre: Jazz Instrument, Piano

Track Listing
1. Rain and Rain Rain
2. Soul Searchin'
3. (They Long to Be) Close to You
4. Dead Meat
5. Ele e Ela
6. This Masquerade
7. She Did It Again
8. You've Got a Friend/Central Park West
9. La Samba des Prophetes
10. Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
11. Friday Night at the Cadillac Club
12. Sunny

Playing Time: 59 min.
Producer: Chihiro Yamanaka
Distributor: Universal Distribution
Recording Type: Studio