Radio Mans fave with Bobby Darin


Mack The Knife

Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973)[1] was an American musician, songwriter and actor. He performed jazzpoprock and rollfolkswing, and country music.

Darin started his career as a songwriter for Connie Francis. Darin co-wrote and recorded his first million-selling single, “Splish Splash“, in 1958. That was followed by Darin’s own song “Dream Lover“, then his covers of “Mack the Knife” and “Beyond the Sea“, which brought him worldwide fame. In 1962, Darin won a Golden Globe Award for his first film, Come September, co-starring his first wife, actress Sandra Dee.

During the 1960s, Darin became more politically active and worked on Robert F. Kennedy‘s Democratic presidential campaign. He was present at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles at the time of Robert Kennedy’s assassination in June 1968.

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