Bobby Darin News Page 2013
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Update 5/14/2013: LET'S CELEBRATE!! . . .
Get ready to party!! It's Bobby's birthday!!
May 14, 2013 and he'd be 77.
What will you do to celebrate?
Sing along to your favorite CDs?
Watch your favorite movies?
Read your favorite books?
Cook up BD's favorite recipes?
Play your favorite games?
ALL of the above and MORE!?
Whatever you do, celebrate BIG TIME!!
Happy Birthday, Bobby!!
Update 3/20/2013: BOBBY DARIN, INDUCTEE,
Bobby is among the first to be inducted into the new American Pop
Music Hall of Fame.
AMERICA'S POP MUSIC HALL OF FAME . . .
Canonsburg, PA Mayor David Rhome said
the 14 inductees were decided based
"the breadth, depth and influence of their recordings
with a world-wide online vote, with the criteria including that
have had a hit prior to 1970."
Formal induction ceremony, including banquet, will be held at the
Hilton Garden Inn on July 3, 2013.
(Thanks to Cathy Merra for this information.)
Update 3/5/2013: BOBBY IN THE MEDIA - A BEAUTIFUL
Here are some recent projects that have featured Bobby . . .
ETIHAD AIRLINES (March, 2013) launch of their
global brand campaign spotlights
Bobby's "Beautiful Things."
Thanks to Judy McRae for this information.
CARL'S JR (January, 2013) for the restaurant's new Charbroiled
Cod Fish Sandwich features Bobby's "Beyond the Sea"
in it's ad.
APPLE (November, 2012) for it's two new iPad
mini ads highlighting iPhoto and
iBooks apps, "Bobby's Two of a Kind" collaboration with Johnny Mercer is highlighted.
Thanks to Jimmy Scalia and Susan Schooley for this information.
For help on where to find these songs, go to the
"Where Can I Find ...?" that Darin
ALSO . . .
Bobby Rydell Presented with Snapping Fingers Lapel Pin
Update 1/4/2013: BOBBY'S POSTAGE STAMP CAMPAIGN . . .
Bobby's postage stamp campaign is getting a huge boost from friend,
This is listed on Bobby Rydell's face book page ...
and has already gotten
a phenomenal response!
REMEMBER: Letters must be mailed in before December 31, 2013.
Also, Bobby will be performing at the Suncoast Hotel and
in Las Vegas January 11-13, 2013.
Featured will be his Bobby
We are so happy he is feeling well and on stage where he belongs. If you're in Vegas during
that time, we urge you to go see his
show! You'll be thoroughly entertained and you can
support two very talented, very loyal Bobbys!
(Many thanks to Bobby Rydell and Linda Hoffman for this information.)
ALSO . . .
SNUG HARBOR JAZZ CONCERT . . .
On January 12, 2013 Snug Harbor invites you to jazz up your New Year
with a free concert and unique art exhibition.
Please go here for the details.
The concert is being presented in connection with the "Island Sounds: A 500 Year Music
Mash Up," the interactive, multi-media exhibit that
and artists who were born, lived or worked in Staten Island through the years.
It features our own Bobby Darin!!
From Snug Harbor: "... mounted in April 2012 in the Main Hall (Building C),
the exhibit will run through December 20, 2013.
open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5pm.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors.
Children under 12
are admitted free."
Click here to see Bobby's section for the exhibit.
(Thanks to Vincent Innocente for this information.)
AND THERE'S MORE . . .
BOBBY REMEMBERED IN SONG & DANCE . . .
On March 24, 2013 "Eighteen Yellow Roses - the Life and Music of Bobby Darin"
will be playing at the
National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland.
It stars singer and dancer Jimmy O'Byrne with Kathy Nugent, as Connie Francis.
Music by the Eugene McCarty's Big Band.
It is produced by Pat Egan.
For more information please go here.
(Thanks to Jimmy O'Byrne for this information.)