Tyrone Brunson

Tyrone Brunson

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Bassist - Singer - Songwriter - Producer

Hails from Washington, D.C.
He played in local funk bands in the 70's, most famous of them Osiris (2).
In 1982 he was signed to the Columbia-distributed Believe In A Dream.
His first single, the instrumental "The Smurf", tapped into what was then a New York dance craze, and the song won international club recognition. But when the smurf trend cooled, so did Brunson.
He did not followed the success of this single although he released three albums through the 80's.
Later he did background vocals for Levert.
He went on to become teacher of computer networking.
Tyrone Brunson died on May 25, 2013.
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Tyrone Brunson Discography

Albums

none Tyrone Brunson Sticky Situation (Album) Believe In A Dream none US 1982 Sell This Version
FZ 39197 Tyrone Brunson Fresh (Album) Believe In A Dream FZ 39197 US 1984 Sell This Version
MCA-5810 Tyrone Brunson Love Triangle (Album) MCA Records MCA-5810 US 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EPC A3024 Tyrone Brunson The Smurf (Single) Believe In A Dream EPC A3024 UK 1982 Sell This Version
ZS4 03511 Tyrone (Tystick) Brunson* Sticky Situation Believe In A Dream ZS4 03511 US 1982 Sell This Version
33.131.376/0002-75 Tyrone Brunson The Smurf (Melô Do Flipper) / Sticky Situation (Situação Delicada)(7") Epic 33.131.376/0002-75 Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
4Z9 03938 Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson* Hot Line Believe In A Dream 4Z9 03938 US 1983 Sell This Version
EPC A-3352 Tyrone Brunson Sticky Situation(7", Single) Epic EPC A-3352 US 1983 Sell This Version
none Tyrone Brunson Fresh (Maxi, Single) Believe In A Dream none US 1983 Sell This Version
4Z9 05007 Tyrone Brunson Don't You Want It / In Love With You(12") Believe In A Dream 4Z9 05007 US 1984 Sell This Version
4Z9 05007 Tyrone Brunson I'm In Love With You(12", Promo) Believe In A Dream 4Z9 05007 US 1984 Sell This Version
L33-17214 Tyrone Brunson The Method (12" Version) (Single) MCA Records L33-17214 US 1986 Sell This Version
MCA-23712 Tyrone Brunson Featuring Gayle Adams Tyrone Brunson Featuring Gayle Adams - Love Triangle (Single) MCA Records MCA-23712 US 1987 Sell This Version
RHR 3713 Tyrone Brunson Say Yeah Macola Record Co., Jam Record Co. Inc. RHR 3713 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
UC 1001 Tyrone Brunson Featuring Desi Dez Tyrone Brunson Featuring Desi Dez - The Big Payback Unicore Records UC 1001 US 1988 Sell This Version
NU 1.0006.1 Ty Brunson* Featuring Chanelle Ty Brunson* Featuring Chanelle - All Of Me Nott-Us Records NU 1.0006.1 US 1993 Sell This Version

Compilations

SOS 011 Various / Central Line / Gene Dunlap / Tyrone Brunson Various / Central Line / Gene Dunlap / Tyrone Brunson - Soul On Sound 011(Cass, Comp, P/Mixed, Smplr) Soul On Sound SOS 011 UK 1983 Sell This Version