Sunburn (Sun album)

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Studio album by Sun
Released 1978
Recorded 1978 at Cyberteknics Recording Studio, Dayton, Ohio
Genre Funk R&B
Label Capitol Records
Producer Byron Byrd & Beau Ray Fleming
Sun chronology
Sun Power
(1977)Sun Power1977
Destination Sun
(1979)Destination Sun1979

Sunburn is the third album by Dayton, Ohio funk band Sun.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Introduction: You Are My Sunshine 0:15
  2. Sun Is Here 5:02
  3. Dance (Do What You Wanna Do) 6:05
  4. When You Put Your Hand In Mine 5:54
  5. You're The One 4:18
  6. Long Drawn Out Thang 6:16
  7. You Don't Have To Hurry 5:11
  8. I Had A Choice 4:37
  9. Sun Of A Gun 4:54


  • Byron Byrd - Lead and Backing Vocals, Bass, Piano, Keyboards, Percussion, Flute, Trombone, Alto, Baritone and Soporano Saxophone
  • Kym Yancey - Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
  • Sonnie Talbert - Organ, Clavinet, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Guitar, Backing Vocals
  • Keith Cheatham - Lead and Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar, Trombone, Percussion
  • Ernie Knisley - Congas, Percussion, Trumpet, Baritone Saxophone, Backing Vocals
  • Curtis Hooks - Bass, Alto Saxophone, Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Gary King - Trombone, Backing Vocals
  • Robert Arnold - Trumpet, Backing Vocals
  • Nigel Boulton - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Piano, Backing Vocals


Chart (1978) Peak
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 69
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 21


Year Single Chart positions[3]
1978 "Sun Is Here" 18
"Dance (Do What You Wanna Do)" 92

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Sun: Sunburn > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 04 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Sun US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  3. ^ "Sun US singles chart history". Retrieved 2011-09-04.