Monday, February 18, 2013

Happy Birthday Sonny "Sunny" Bono - remembering Sunny Bono and Paul "Sully" Sullivan of WBZ

 Hello friends of Bobby Monday 2-18-13

                                           President's Day
______________________________________ 1)Sonny Bono would have been 78  on February 16, 2013
   R.I.P. January 5, 1998. Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan

Musician and politician Sonny Bono was once wed to singer Cher ("I Got You Babe") and in 1994 was elected to U.S. Congress as a Representative from California. 

"Sunny" by Cher


Side Four/Track Two (Bobby Hebb) Portable MusicCo.Inc./MRC Music.BMI Produced by Sonny Bono A-York Pala Production United Artist Records Inc.Los Angeles,California   

Terrific version of "Sunny" by Cher

Our Sunny song of the day!

2)Tony Sheridan

Both Bobby Hebb and Tony Sheridan are on this 60's blog:

Bobby Hebb and Tony Sheridan appeared on two different
K-Tel Flashback of the 60's vinyl compilations

Various Artists Compilations Reference Book and Price Guide: Vinyl ... - Page 110 - Google Books Result
Jerry Osborne - 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles
... Brooks; Chiffons; Dion; Dobie Gray; Bobby Hebb; Ron Holden; Jay & Techniques; ... K-Tel (S) TU-229 8-12 73 Beatles & Tony Sheridan; Chad & Jeremy; Ray ...

Tony Sheridan, Colleague of Beatles, Is Dead at 72


    Tony Sheridan, the British guitarist, singer and songwriter who was the star on the Beatles’ first commercial recording — they were the backup band — died Saturday in Hamburg, Germany. He was 72

    His death was announced by his daughter, Wendy Clare Sheridan-McGinnity.
    Though Mr. Sheridan’s involvement with the Beatles was brief, it proved crucial to their career. 

    Mr. Sheridan lived in northern Germany. In addition to Ms. Sheridan-McGinnity, survivors include three sons, Tony Jr., Bennet and Felim; and a daughter, Amber. 


    Book On Late WBZ Host Paul Sullivan Published (Sullivan did a fun parody of "Sunny" called "Sully")

    September 24, 2012 at 3:42 AM (PT)

    The MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION has published a new book commemorating the life of the late CBS RADIO News-Talk WBZ-A/BOSTON host and LOWELL SUN columnist PAUL SULLIVAN.

    "SULLY: The Words, Wit and Wisdom of PAUL SULLIVAN," created by the school, where SULLIVAN also served as a business professor, was unveiled SUNDAY at the school.

    Sales of the book, which includes a selection of SULLIVAN's columns, will fund a scholarship in SULLIVAN's name.  The book is available online by clicking here.

    Paul Sullivan often played on his WBZ radio show a cute "Sully" promo for his program, which was to the tune of Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" 

    R.I.P. Legendary record producer Shadow Morton - Vanilla Fudge, New York Dolls

    RIP Shadow Morton...I spoke with him on the phone a number of times...never got to interview him on Visual Radio.,0,5123315.story

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