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For the Month of April



     THE BIG BEAT (Series)
  • Airdate: April 1959 (?).
  • Bobby hosted while host Alan Freed was away.
  • Bobby did a coke commercial and hosted a beauty contest.


     THE PERRY COMO SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 18, 1959.
  • Bobby guest starred with Edith Piaf, Wayne and Shuster, Trude Adams and Rex Ramer.


     Val Parnell's Spectcular Presents: "THIS IS BOBBY DARIN."(UK)
  • Airdate: April 23, 1960
  • Bobby Darin hosts the show, performs and introduces other artists including
    Duane Eddy and Clyde McPhatter.


     AT THIS VERY MOMENT (Special)
  • Airdate: April 1, 1962.
  • Host Burt Lancaster welcomed Bobby, Harry Belafonte, Jimmy Durante, Connie Francis,
    Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Lena Horne and The Kingston Trio.
  • Bobby sang "Bill Bailey" with Jimmy Durante.


     DINAH SHORE SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 14, 1963.
  • Guest stars: Bobby Darin and Andre Previn.
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     BURKE'S LAW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 7, 1965.
  • Bobby recited "Hamlet" at the beginning of the episode.
  • Bobby's name was not in the credits.
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     THE JOEY BISHOP SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 25, 1967.
  • Host: Joey Bishop.
  • Guests: Bobby Darin, Patty Duke and Leonard Nimoy.


     THE BOBBY DARIN SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 6, 1973.
  • Bobby welcomed guests Phyllis Diller, Leslie Uggams and David Bromberg.
  • Bobby sang "Charade," "Beyond the Sea."
  • Duet, "Happy Together" with Leslie.


     THE BOBBY DARIN SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 13, 1973.
  • Bobby welcomed guests Artie Johnson, Freda Payne and Bread.
  • Bobby's songs included, "There's a Rainbow 'round My Shoulder,"
    "Let the Good Times Roll" and "Cry Me a River."


     THE BOBBY DARIN SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 20, 1973.
  • Bobby welcomed guests Carol Lawrence, Pat Buttram and Bill Withers.
  • Bobby's songs included, "Get Me to the Church On Time," "Shilo,"
    "Guys and Dolls,"   "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "Volare."
  • Bobby also sang "High Hopes" with Charlene Wong. (Where are you Charlene?)


     THE BOBBY DARIN SHOW (Series)
  • Airdate: April 27, 1973.
  • All musical show featuring Bobby and Peggy Lee in concert.
  • Bobby sang "For Once in My Life," "Help Me Make It Through the Night,"
    "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," "Bridge Over Troubled Waters,"
    "Midnight Special" and "(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle."
  • A medley of, "You Are My Sunshine/Bo Diddley/Splish Splash," among others.
  • Songs with Peggy were, "Just Friends," "Something to Remember You By,"
    "Skylark," "Spring Is Here" and "Long Ago and Far Away."
  • It was the last show of the series.


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