Tony Butala: Tony Butala - Under Tony's leadership the Lettermen (along with Bob Engemann and Jim Pike) had their
first success with "The Way You Look Tonight." Tony
also hosted the Time/Life "Legendary
Voices" with Bobby prominently mentioned.
Don Most: Don, "Ralph Malph," on Happy Days is a BIG
Bobby fan. Check
his Facebook page, listen to his "Mack" and maybe leave him a nice note.
(Thanks to Lorraine Tillett for this information.)
King: Bobby was Larry's first celebrity interview.
(Thanks to Shiying for this photo of Bobby & Larry.)
Cummings: (Former lead singer/songwriter for The Guess Who) During
a January, 2014 concert, he spoke about Bobby saying,
"I want to play a song by the GREAT Robert Cassotto who became the very talented Bobby Darin." Then sang "Mack the
Knife." (Thanks to, John Eland, for this information.)
Hugh Jackman: He ended his November 2011
one-man Broadway show "Hugh Jackman-Back on Broadway" with a rousing performance of Bobby's "Mack the Knife."
Lan'Gel: "Look Out! Ol' Bobby's Back!"
McVey: "Swing That Tune Mr. Darin!"
Hale: Former child actress, co-starred with Bobby in
Ball: Lucy was a big BD fan. Her favorite LP was Darin at the Copa.
Brian Setzer: He wrote a wonderful tribute
to Bobby in the As Long as
I'm Singing CD box set. His website is here.
Darin Ames: Liza Minnelli says it best:
“How could his parents have possibly known when they named him after Bobby Darin, that he would turn out to
be today’s most talented young singer of timeless standards?"
E. Serrano: Besides being a big Darin fan, Congressman Serrano represents the neighborhood in which Mr. Darin
attended school. He
also attended Bobby's Alma Maters P.S 43 and Clark Junior High School after Bobby did. Serrano
was the member of Congress that was able to get Frank Sinatra the Congressional Gold Medal. (Hey, maybe he can do the
same for Bobby!)
Art Vargas, Vegas Entertainer: Art has
performed tributes to Bobby in
many of his shows. His website is here.
Stan Edwards-A Living Tribute to Bobby
Darin: Stan & Harriet Wasser
collaborated on this show.
Michael Andrew: For the past 15 years,
Michael has made his living by performing
the music of Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra and other great singers from the 40s, 50s
He is also a songwriter and has written original material, mostly for his band SWINGERHEAD,
which is based in Orlando,
Florida. Swingerhead pays tribute to Darin in their concerts -
and Michael believes Bobby was the greatest singer - ever!
Campbell: The Swing Sessions CD, released through Sony BMG,
features "Mack the
Knife" and "Beyond the Sea." His website is here.
Max Allan Collins-Author, Filmmaker: A Tribute to Bobby Darin.