Bobby Darin News Page 2007
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We are very sad to announce the passing of producer Joel Dorn on December 17th.
He was not only a creative and dynamic producer, but his deep voice made him a
terrific storyteller as well.
Jimmy Scalia said, "He came full circle with
He was a person whose contributions and talents will truly be
Here are a couple of links you should check out:
Joey Reynolds Show
for Aces Back to Back.
An article about his life is here.
Darin fan Glenn Miller's latest project is a tanfastic video collaboration
called "Around The World."
This popular dance video has been playing in clubs around England and here's
your chance to see Bobby making some moves of his own!
Check him out
Thanks to Millerbrosmusic and Glenn for
Bobby Darin has a FLAIR for great music!
Catch him singing "That
Funny Feeling" here
on the new Revlon "Flair" commercial.
Thanks to Joy Cash and Sue Schooley for
the information and link.
Bobby's TANFASTIC drummer...
Tommy "Neatly tucked" Amato has his own website.
Check it out www.tommyamato.info
Thanks to Vicki Shonerd & Susan Schooley.
BOBBY NEEDS YOUR VOTE!!
ROSICA PR NEWSPR News: Hit Parade Hall of Fame Counts on Fans.
The article is here.
CLICK HERE TO VOTE.
Thanks,Susan Schooley, for this information.
David Kenny of EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN will be playing MORE of Bobby.
Fall Programming promises features on Ethel Merman, Nancy LaMott, Frank Sinatra,
BOBBY DARIN & Fall Fundraising
B'casts & More!
David can be heard every Sunday 9-11 PM (ET) over WBAI 99.5 FM and on
the Internet at:www.wbai.orgPlease tune in and tell your friends.
Thanks again David.
Update 8/4/07: Bobby Celebrated ...
On August 4, 2007, Chris Edwards, the
DJ for www.kyaradio1.com will be doing a BD feature on his live
broadcast. He will broadcast this program from the
studio at his home and
will have over 200
show starts at 6:00 pm and is streamed
the internet at
hoping BD fans will call the
to Vicki Shonerd for this information.
The Demon Edsel label will be releasing
Dr Dolittle and Born Walden Robert Cassotto on August 21st. This is the first
release of the WRC album as a whole on CD and the first release of "The Proper
Gander," "Bullfrog" and "Sunday" on CD anywhere!
Their next planned release will be
Committment and Rarin' Darin sometime in September.
Thanks to Shane Brown for this
USO Productions Features Bobby's Greatest Hits
...Coming NEXT YEAR, March 7, 2008, at the
Epsom Playhouse in Surrey, England, USO
Productions will be
featuring Tony Benedict along with the Nelson Riddle Tribute Orchestra.
30 of Bobby’s greatest hits will be covered starting with
“Splish Splash” right through the whole songbook. For information on program content
For further information about the show check their
Thanks to Greg Francis, Musical
Director/Producer, USO Productions for this
Update 6/24/07: Bobby Celebrated ...
May 11 - 14th, 2007 Las Vegas, Nevada
Four fun and action packed days brought fans, family, friends and celebrities together.
The long weekend event ended Monday with Bobby being inducted into the Las Vegas Walk of
Stars. Thanks to devoted fans The Legendary
Entertainer's Star can be viewed outside
the Flamingo Hotel.
The Darin Lifetime Event 2007
Update 5/20/07: Bobby and Cars ... The Event ...
Last year Bobby's song, "Don't Rain on My Parade" was featured in a UK
Terrestrial television commercial advertising Vauxhall cars to much acclaim and
Our Bobby is at it again! The new Citroen car ad in the UK features Bobby
Darin singing "Beyond the Sea". It can be seen
Thanks to Syra Vahidy for the link.
CONGRATULATION to planners of the
Darin Lifetime Event '07 and Star Ceremony.The weekend celebration was a HUGE success and we want to thank
We are working
on pictures as we receive them.
Update 5/6/07: Coming Soon ...
Special Bobby Birthday Event
Join Darin fan Jose, at his swing
dance club, MEMORIES, for a
special Bobby birthday celebration on Monday, May 14th.
feature some of Bobby's music, videos, & films. He
promises lots of fun & surprises!
welcome ~ $3 cover charge ~ Time: 8pm-12:30am
www.memoriesdancing.com for more info.
12901 Philadelphia Street
Update 4/15/07: Bobby and Disney ...
In the movie trailer for the animated Disney movie Ratatouille,
Bobby is heard singing "Once In a Lifetime"...
check it out
Thanks to Joy Cash for the information.
Update 4/1/07: Bobby on the radio ...
Announcement ... Mark your Cassotto Calendars!
News from Vicki
Shonerd, Darin Lifetime Event committee leader:
KYA Radio &
the Legends of Rock N Roll Show will be saluting Bobby and playing a
lot of his songs on their nationwide show. Broadcast will
be Saturday, May 5 from 6 pm-12 midnight (PDT). ALSO ... on May
12, KYA will broadcast LIVE from the
Event in Las Vegas.
This show will
be heard on 156 stations and on the internet!!!
Chris Edwards White
President/CEO -- KYA
"Splish Splash I was
takin' a bath . . ."
"Splish Splash" will be the theme for the Bronx High School of Science Parent's
Association annual June auction.
All the profits
collected from sales of the donated items and tickets will go directly to the
school. Our thanks
to Ellen Roseman, PTA member, for this
Petula Clark DUETS with Bobby
Petula Clark has a NEW CD
called DUETS, available at Amazon.
It features "All I Have
to Do Is Dream" a duet she performs with Bobby
on his 1973 NBC
Bobby Darin Show. This duet is also available on the
Back to Back DVD, at Amazon.
Thanks to Michael Balzer for this
Update 3/18/07: Bobby in the news ...
Bobby appears in the Arcadia Publishing's book, The Copacabana.
this page for more information!
News from Vicki
Shonerd, Darin Lifetime Event committee leader:
Barnes and Noble,
Borders Books and Music, Sam Goody's Musicland as well as several music academies/schools
want to post information about Darin Lifetime
Event 07 and The LV Walk of Stars in their businesses---on message and bulletin
boards. One of the Borders Books and Music stores has agreed to do a major
display with pictures, brochures and they will add BD CD's and books to the
This is ALL so good for
Update 3/13/07: The Hit Parade Hall of Fame ...
An invitation for
all Bobby Darin fans to vote for him at
THE HIT PARADE HALL OF
Click this link to vote!
Update 3/6/07: Some very sad news ...
Lucille Masterantonio, Bobby's good friend, passed away recently.
She was the youngest of the three Masterantonio sisters who were very
much a part of Bobby's career, never missing one of his performances.
Our deepest sympathies and condolences to her mother and her sisters,
Rose and Antoinette.
Dodd mentioned the
Masterantonio family in
his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
acceptance speech given
for his Dad on Jan. 17, 1990.
Update 2/11/07: Early Bobby Announcement ...
Bobby was the BEST! Sandy Singer
will be doing a 3-hour Walk Of Fame special on May 12th, from 3-6PM (Central)
-- WOAM streams on the Internet.
Check out The Bobby Darin story on
it's in the FREE ARCHIVES
Thanks to Sandy Singer for this information! We will keep you posted.
Update 1/27/07: Bobby ...
EVERYTHING OLD IS
NEW AGAIN, which can be heard over WBAI 99.5 FM
and on the Internet
will present an EXTENDED ON-AIR
FUNDRAISING BROADCAST: A Tribute To JOHNNY
This Sunday, January 28th, 2007
8:00 PM-11:00 PM (ET)
Interviews include: Mercer Biographer-GENE LEES and several others
Plus, They will Feature Live ON-AIR In-Studio Concert With:
BARBARA BRUSSELL, ERIC COMSTOCK, TONY De SARE, BARBARA FASANO, LINA
KOUTRAKOS, MAUDE MAGGART and More!
Email your favorite
Mercer lyric to
and they will share it with the listening audience.
(Please include your name, city, state, or country and why it's your
favorite lyric) David Kenny, host of
Everything Old Is New Again, tells us we most certainly will hear some cuts from
Two of a Kind. Thank you so much David for
this information and including Bobby in your program!
We would like to remind everyone to check out and support
Lifetime Achievement Grammy and
Star Fund pages!