Top Tune of the Week

Week of August 10, 2011

Rhett Miller - Sunny

One of the most enduring soul/pop tunes of the last century, Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny” has been covered from everyone from James Brown to Dusty Springfield, Wilson Pickett to Hampton Hawes… the list of icons that have performed the tune goes on and on (Want proof? Check THIS!).

Not long ago, Notable pal Rhett Miller of the Old 97′s travelled to Dallas to re-imagine the song for us (with the aid of producer Salim Nourallah)… the resulting effort is perhaps the finest pop/rock reading of the timeless tune. A wonderful arrangement – a classic Rhett Miller groove with tinges of light spaghetti western make for a very happy Notable Music Co. Thank you, Rhett!

Check out this very rare 1966 TV appearance of Bobby Hebb performing his classic hit HERE (a must see!)

Lyrics to “Sunny” HERE

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