Bobby Darin

His Songs by Other Artists

"As for me, I'd rather write a song ..."

Songwriter Hall of Fame member Bobby Darin wrote many great songs, which were recorded by an
eclectic group of artists. Below is a list of some of his songs and some of the artists who recorded them.

The list was derived from Jeff Bleiel's book THAT'S ALL Bobby Darin on Record, Stage & Screen and other research.
This page is always under construction.

Special thanks to Donna Carter, Marilyn Brown, MaryAnn Brown, Jimmy Scalia, Harriet Wasser,
Frank Lipstik, Shane Brown, Michael Schmid, John Eland, Dik de Heer, and Amy for some of these contributions.

Special thanks to L. Vergara Herrero for making some of these mp3.

Song Title Collaborator Copyright Date Artist Artist
After School Rock 'n Roll Don Kirshner
George Shaw
3-21-56 The Capri Sisters
As Long As I'm Singing   8-28-62 Brian Setzer
Wayne Newton
Matt Monro
Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra
Barb'ry Ann C. Stevens 4-2-58 Bobby Edge
Beach Ball Jim (Roger) McGuinn ??? The City Surfers
Roger McGuinn
Beachcomber   8-9-60 ? and the Mysterians The Johnny Gibson Trio
Bi-aza-ku-sasa Jay Burton 7-11-58 The Mogambo's
Boss Barracuda Terry Melcher 5-22-64 The Barracudas
Brand New House Woody Harris 7-30-58 Otis Spann
Bullmoose   4-9-58 Vern Clark
Keil Isles
The Wild Angels
By My Side Don Kirshner 7-22-57 Davy Hill
Come September
Medley of Billy Vaughn, Santo & Johnny
and The Ventures

  6-1-61 The Ventures
Billy Vaughn
The Rocking Boys
Santo & Johnny
John Severson
Helmut Zacharias
Dick Jacobs & Orchestra
The Fentones
(Thanks, Dik de Heer)
Comin' Down Rudy Clark 4-15-63 Jackie Shane
Daydreamer Jimmy Boyd 5-1-62 Jimmy Boyd
Delia Don Kirshner 4-3-57 Bobby Short
Do the Monkey Rudy Clark 6-18-63 James Ray
Down So Long   7-25-63 Rosey Grier
Dream Baby Arthur Resnick 9-25-63 Wayne Newton
Dream Lover
(Medley of Tucker/Campbell, Dion,
Rick Nelson, Paris Sisters, & Johnny Nash)

Cliff Richard
The Fabulous Rock ’n’ Roll Songbook
(Thanks to Dik de Heer for this information.)
  4-9-59 Susie Brading
Glen Campbell & Tanya Tucker
Bobby Rydell
James Taylor & The Manhattan Transfer
Andy Horace
The Astronauts  
Spyder Turner
Joey Welz
Charlie Shaffer
The Plasmatics
Cliff Richard
Peter Smulders
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Peter McCann
Don McLean
Johnny Nash
Rick Nelson
Tony Orlando
Paris Sisters
Gary Lewis & The Playboys
Johnny Burnette
Ben E King
Anne Murray
Santo & Johnny
Duane Eddy
Clay Aiken
Los Boppers
Early in the Morning Woody Harris 6-9-58 Mac Curtis
Tommy Roe
Sandy Nelson
Bobby Vee
Buddy Holly
Four Kings
Cliff Richard
Eighteen Yellow Roses   4-22-63 C.L. Goodson
Marty Robbins
Texas Tornadoes
Sydney Devine
Carl Mann
Steve Goodman
Miki Jevremovic
Fourteen Pairs of Shoes Russell Alquist 4-09-65 Tommy Roe
Freedom to Love Arthur Resnick 2-12-64 Little Wayne Anthony
Hot Rod USA Terry Melcher 4-13-64 Rip Chords
I Want to Spend Christmas with Elvis
Medley of Little Lambsie Penn
& Marlene Paula
Don Kirshner 11-29-56 Little Lambsie Penn Marlene Paula
I'll Be There   10-20-59 Cissy Houston
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Tony Orlando
Clint Holmes
Elvis Presley
Mama Cass
It's Him I Wanna Go with Mama Arthur Resnick 4-20-64 Debbie Stanley
It's What's Happening, Baby   6-14-65 Billy Storm
I Got My Own Thing Goin' Rudy Clark 7-29-65 The Jay Walkers
I've Got It Made   5-1-62 Jimmy Boyd
Jailer Bring Me Water   6-12-62 Knut Kiesewetter
Trini Lopez
Johnny Tillotson
Johnny Rivers
Jackie De Shannon
Johnny Hallyday
Freddie and the Dreamers
Love Me Right Don Kirshner 7-23-57 LaVern Baker
Medley of Showaddywaddy
& Johnny Rivers
  8-15-61 Johnny Rivers
Cliff Richard
Gustavo Moreno
Los Mustang
My Dog Got a Tag On Her   11-19-64 Jack Eden
My First Real Love Don Kirshner
George Shaw
2-15-56 Connie Francis
My Mom Terry Melcher 8-22-64 Osmond Brothers
Now We're One   6-9-58 Buddy Holly
OK Girl Russell Alquist 4-26-65 Tom Burt
Peck-A-Cheek Cy Coben 3-17-58 Eddy Arnold
Queen of the Hop Woody Harris 8-29-58 Dave Edmunds
Dion & Belmonts
Don Lang
Los Rebeldes del Rock
Robert Gordon
Shakin’ Stevens
Real Love Woody Harris 6-11-58 Jaye Sisters
Run, Little Rabbit   4-13-64 The Five Hundreds Johnny Jones with the Catalinas
School's Out Woody Harris 6-11-58 Jaye Sisters
Shirl Girl Rudy Clark 9-25-63 Wayne Newton
Simple Song of Freedom
Medley of Tim Hardin & Della Reese
  6-12-69 Tim Hardin
Mystic Moods Orchestra
Della Reese
The Bells
Soul City   8-7-64 Roosevelt (Rosey) Grier
Splish Splash
Medley of Barbra Streisand and
Loggins & Messina
Jean Murray 6-6-58 Johnny Cash
Charlie Drake
Loggins & Messina
Barbra Streisand
Wonderland Singers & Orchestra
Conway Twitty
Sandy Nelson
Hank Williams, Jr
Dee Dee Sharp
Dr. John
Wee Willie Harris
Roberto Carlos
Steve Goodman
Frankie Avalon
Hit Crew 
Rita Pavone
Elmo (Sesame Street)
Sha Na Na
Freddy Cannon
Marty Wilde
Sticks   3-2-64 Walter Raim
Sugar Man   6-6-69 Jimmy Powell
Summertime Symphony   6-22-59 Jamie Coe
Sweet Reasons   12-29-69 Judy Mayhan
That Funny Feeling   10-12-64 Wayne Newton
The Lively Set (and soundtrack) Randy Newman 3-22-64 James Darren & cast
There Goes a Bad Girl (LP Photo)
(Thanks to John Eland for the photo.)
Arthur Resnick 4-4-63 Johnny Cymbal
A medley of Anne Murray, Dean Martin and Nancy Sinatra and Jerry Lee Lewis
  9-8-61 Dean Martin & Nancy Sinatra
Anne Murray
Johnny Tillotson
Buddy Alan
Ronnie Dove
Remo Germani
Will Brandes
Hayati Cafe
This Little Girl's Gone Rockin' Mann Curtis 4-25-58 Ruth Brown
Alma Cogan
Janice Peters
Turned Down Theme   3-2-64 Walter Raim
Wait a Minute Don Kirshner 1-12-61 The Coasters
Wa'tch You Mean Jay Burton 7-11-58 The Mogambo's
We Didn't Ask To Be Brought Here   9-15-65 Marty Kristian
Wear My Ring Don Kirshner 4-30-57 Gene Vincent
When I Get Home Russell Alquist 5-12-65 Searchers
Why Oh You Don Kirshner 2-21-57 Lindsey Crosby
You Just Don't Know   3-22-65 Wayne Newton Mary K. Miller
Your Cute Little Ways Don Kirshner
George Shaw
??? Vinnie Monte & The Jay Birds

You're the Reason I'm Living
Medley of Ronnie Dove & Gary Stewart
  12-26-62 Price Mitchell
Lamar Morris
Gary Stewart
Ronnie Dove
Elvis Presley
Brenda Lee
Ronnie Milsap
Brook Benton
Zoom-A-Roo Arthur Resnick 3-9-64 The Bermuda Keynotes

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