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Bobby Darin – LIVE PERFORMANCE 1970 – “Mack the Knife”

Bobby Darin Mack the Knife  LIVE PERFORMANCE 1970 *   Bobby Darin introduced this song on Bandstand in 1959. However this video featured here has Bobby singing live in 1970 only three years before his death in 1973. Sad … Very Sad…. Bobby left us way too soon  Hope you enjoy this video of his […]

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Bobby Darin – Clementine – April 23, 1960

Bobby Darin – Clementine April 23, 1960 * Love this song… “Clementine” …. one of the early one Bobby wrote and Performed   Walden Robert Cassotto was born May 14, 1936 in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City. His maternal grandfather, Saverio Antonio “Big Sam Curly” Cassotto (born January 26, 1882), was a would-be mobster of Italian […]

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Bobby Darin and Connie Francis – Singing Together – Circa early 60’s

Bobby Darin and Connie Francis – Singing Together – Circa early 60’s   Back in the day there were no two pop singers more popular than Bobby and Connie.    * Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1937) is an American pop singer and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although her […]

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Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea – Bandstand March 19, 1960

Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea American Bandstand March 19, 1960 * Somewhere Beyond the Sea was a big hit for Bobby. This spot is one of Bobby on American Bandstand some 50 years ago. PRICELESS Some more history on Bobby In 1959, Bobby Darin recorded the self-penned “Dream Lover“, a ballad that became a […]

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Bobby Darin – “Splish Splash” – American Bandstand 1958

Bobby Darin – Splish Splash  American Bandstand * “Splish Splash” is a 1958 song performed and co-written by Bobby Darin. It was written with DJ Murray the K (Murray Kaufman), who bet that Darin couldn’t write a song that began with the words, “Splish Splash, I was takin’ a bath”, as suggested by Murray’s mother, […]

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Special Clip – Dodd Darin Tells his Dad, Bobby Darin’s Story

Special Clip – Dodd Darin Tells his Dad, Bobby Darin’s Story I have always been a committed Bobby Darin fans. From Mack the Knife all the way through his career I enjoyed watching and listening to this Italian kid from the Bronx with unending energy and talent. And until now I never realized that Bobby […]

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Jimmy Durante and Bobby Darin – Very Funny and Priceless

Jimmy Durante and Bobby Darin – Very Funny and Priceless *   James Francis “Jimmy” Durante (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an Italian American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor. His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, New York accent, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America’s most […]

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Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin – Bandstand 1959

 Bobby Darin Mack the Knife  American Bandstand 1959 * Mack the Knife – Dick Clark introduces Bobby Darin singing “Mack The Knife,” on American Bandstand in Philadelphia 1959.    Dick Clark interviewing Bobby Darin about Mack the Knife   Do you remember Bandstand way back when it was produced in Philadelphia? There was really nothing […]

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