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Some Kind Of Wonderful (ver. 1) by John Ellison - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Some Kind of Wonderful" is a song written by John Ellison. It was recorded in 1967 by the American group Soul Brothers Six, peaking at number ninety-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The Fantastic Johnny C also recorded a version of the song. In 1974, Grand Funk Railroad covered the song for the group's album All the Girls in the World Beware!!!. Their version featured a quiet, simple melody and devotional lyric at the start, subsequently ramping up to a semi-gospel full band approach. Reaching number three on the Billboard Hot 100 at the tail end of 1974, it is one of the band's best-known songs. It appears in the popular 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, playing on the fictional radio station K-DST. Buddy Guy released a version of the song on his 1993 album Feels Like Rain. Later, Huey Lewis and the News charted with their own version, including it on their 1994 covers album.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
John Ellison is an American/Canadian musician best known for writing the song "(She's) Some Kind of Wonderful". He was born in Montgomery, West Virginia, in 1941, and is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada, receiving his Canadian citizenship in 2006. In the mid-1960s, Ellison traveled to Rochester, New York, where he met the original members of the Soul Brothers Five, becoming the sixth member and prompting the band to change its name to the Soul Brothers Six. While traveling to a recording session in Philadelphia in 1967, Ellison wrote "(She's) Some Kind of Wonderful". This original version reached number 91 on the Billboard Charts. After the Soul Brothers Six broke up in the 1970s, Ellison continued to record and perform. In 1993 he released his first solo album, Welcome Back, followed by Missing You in 2000. In 2007, he released his third solo album, Back. He is a regular performer at the Nice Jazz Festival in France, and also performs regularly throughout Europe, Asia and North America. "Some Kind of Wonderful" is a song written by John Ellison. It was recorded in 1967 by the American group Soul Brothers Six, peaking at number.
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