Release date: October 30, 2012
FACT: In 1966 The Beatles and Bobby Hebb toured America
FACT: In 2012 - 46 years later - both Bobby and The Beatles have released 2012 RINGTONES!
The Beatles released their Ringtones in 2012
iTunes offers first Beatles ringtones
The Bobby Hebb "Sunny" Ringtone!
Projected release date:
Wednesday October 30, 2012!
THIS DAY IN
BOBBY HEBB/BEATLES HISTORY
October 15 1966 Brian Epstein, Beatles manager, flew to America with Georgie Fame.
Georgie Fame had a British hit with "Sunny"
- Brian flies to the USA with Georgie Fame, to find a co-star for Fame's Christmas show at London, promoted by Brian.
In October of 1966 Fame's version of "Sunny" was a hit in the U.K.
Listen to Georgie Fame sing "Sunny" here:
Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames (a British group, not to be confused with Jimi Hendrix's early American band, "Jimmy James & The Blue Flames" which featured Moogy Klingman and Randy California) had a string of hits.
Trivia Question: What was Georgie Fame's FIRST HIT after leaving The Blue Flames?
Answer: Bobby Hebb's "SUNNY"
SoloFames' version of the Bobby Hebb song "Sunny" made No. 13 in the UK charts in September 1966. The follow-up, "Sitting In The Park", a Billy Stewart cover, made No. 12. His greatest chart success was "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967, which was a number one hit in the United Kingdom, and No.7 in the United States. "Yeh Yeh" and "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" sold over one million copies, and were awarded gold discs.
15 days and counting for the release of the Bobby Hebb "Sunny" ringtone.
SUNNY AND BOBBY HEBB IN THE NEWS
On Tuesday October 9 Dr. Magkneetoe previewed a show that included "Sunny"
Review: Dr. Magkneetoe and the Triboro Trio in Newburgh, New York
If you want to go to the concerts ...
Oct. 19, and the Triboro Trio, 8 p.m. Oct. 20
THREE MORE ARTICLES ON NEIL YOUNG BEING INSPIRED BY BOBBY HEBB
FROM YOUNG'S NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY!
- Windsor Star-Oct 13, 2012Then he started fooling around with the chords to Sunny, a top hit for Bobby Hebb in 1966, and that turned into Down By The River. Switching to ...
Neil young has always done it his way
Autobiography follows rocker into his weird world
Read more: http://www.windsorstar.com/entertainment/Neil+young+always+done/7385399/story.html#ixzz29OGHCmb1
- San Antonio Express-Oct 5, 2012Inspired by Bobby Hebb's much-loved “Sunny,” he changed the tuning on his guitar and hashed out “Down by the River.” Switching to A minor ..
Juicy bits are few and far between in rock memoir
By Steve Bennett
Updated 11:54 a.m., Friday, October 5, 2012
OTTAWA CITIZEN, Neil Young inspired by Bobby Hebb's "Sunny"
Welcome to Neil's world
New autobiography follows Young on a journey of sex, drugs, rock and family
Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/Canadian+music+legend+Neil+Young+intention+burning+fading+away/7293594/story.html#ixzz29OJHsUZp
Ottawa Citizen-Sep 25, 2012Then he started fooling around with the chords to Sunny, a top hit for Bobby Hebb in 1966, and that turned into Down By The River. Switching to ...
WHO IS / ARE DR. MAGKNEETOE (as in the X-Men's Magnet0)
Genre: Classic Rock / R&B / RockLocation NEWBURGH, New York, USProfile Views: 3334Last Login: 11/24/2009Member Since 2/14/2008Website myspace.com/drmagkneetoeRecord Label MAG Productions
BioDr. Magkneetoe has been around for a very long time, and they still know how to rock and roll. Compiled of professional musicians from the Newburgh, Poughkeepsie area, they play great vintage rock and roll from the 50's, 60's, 70's and more. Ask anyone around the tri-state area. These guys kick some ass. Dr. Magkneetoe are available for bars, clubs, private events and much more. For booking information contact Mark Gamma, Mike Angelo, Pete Gallineri or Danny Keiser.
MembersMARK GAMMA- Drums/Vocals MIKE ANGELO - Lead Guitar/Vocals PETER - Keyboards/Vocals DANNY KEISER - Bass/Vocals