Tag Archives: Bobby Darin

GREAT MEMORIES – Bobby Darin – “Splish Splash”

GREAT MEMORIES – 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 […]

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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 familiar and […]

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Bobby Darin – Dream Lover

Bobby Darin – Dream lover  * Bobby Darin – “Dream Lover” is a song written by Bobby Darin (born: Walden Robert Cassotto) and recorded by him on April 6, 1959. Bobby decided to stretch out some chord changes he found on the piano and add strings and voices.  The song was produced by Ahmet Ertegun and Jerry Wexler and engineered by Tom Dowd. It was […]

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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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