Thursday, August 5, 2010

R.I.P. Bobby Hebb

Bobby Hebb
(July 26, 1938 – August 3, 2010)

Robert Von Hebb is a multi-instrumentalist, singer & songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee who is best known for writing and recording his certified gold hit "Sunny", which has sold over a million copies. "Sunny" is one of the most covered popular tunes with hundreds of versions released by the likes of James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Cher and so on. Hebb also had hits with his "A Satisfied Mind" in 1966 and "Love Me" in 1967, and has written many other songs, including Lou Rawls' 1971 hit "A Natural Man."

Hebb succumbed to lung cancer in his hometown of Nashville.

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