Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny” plays a big role in this week’s episode of Ray Donovan on Showtime. Don’t miss! Marvin Gaye’s version inspires little Marvin Gaye Washington.
Check out the new Tim Robbins & Jennifer Aniston film, Life of Crime, in theaters today. We’re grooving’ on Bobby Hebb‘s soul classic “Sunny” which kicks off a great soundtrack. The film is adapted from Elmore Leonoard’s 1978 novel, The Switch which features characters he brought back in 1992 for Rum Punch, filmed as Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino. The film also features great performances by Mos Def, Will Forte, Isla Fisher, and John Hawkes.
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga have recorded Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh’s swing classic “Firefly” for their new album, Cheek to Cheek due September 23 from Columbia/Interscope Records. The album, a collection of great standards by the likes of Coleman, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin, is available now for pre-order. You can get it HERE. The album was recorded in New York City and features jazz musicians Mike Renzi, Gray Sargent, Harold Jones, Marshall Wood, Tom Lanier, Brian Newman, Joe Lavano and Paul Horn.
View the great new trailer for Mortdecai (Lionsgate) HERE, starring Johnny Depp and featuring Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields‘ classic show tune, Big Spender. The film is coming February 2015 and co-stars Aubrey Plaza, Ewan McGregor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn, Paul Bettany, Jeff Goldblum and many more.