Jim Shorkey


Cul de Sac – now with bonus commentary!
August 9, 2010, 12:10 pm
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Last week I had mentioned that Cul de Sac’s Richard Thompson contributed often to his blog.  Now according to the Drawn! blog, he has started daily posts with thye latest Cul De Sac strip with commentary. Hopefully he keeps this up.

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/

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Bobby Hebb (July 26, 1938, – August 3, 2010)
August 5, 2010, 8:59 am
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Bobby Hebb was the man behind “Sunny”, an evergreen standard. Covered by many, “Sunny” was a song that brought out the best of any singer that tackled it. As a kid, I remember it6 being a staple on all of the variety shows on television and at the time I would have been hard pressed to name which was the original. That’s to my shame. Hebb’s of course was the original and it is original, supple and always fresh.

Some of the covers:

I may have overloaded a bit on the covers…