Bobby Darin

For the Month of
February


  • February 1-2, 1960: The sessions for the songs that would appear on ATCO's LP #33-167 Winners are recorded.

  • February 2, 1962: Bobby copyrights "Oo-Ee-Train."

  • February 1-2, 1968: Darin co-hosts The Mike Douglas Show.

  • February 2, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomed guest Flip Wilson and Petula Clark.

  • February 3, 1963: Darin appears on The Jerry Lester Show.

  • February 3, 1965: Bobby copyrights "The Greatest Lover in the World."

  • February 4, 1966: Atlantic recording session in Las Vegas where Bobby recorded "Weeping Willow" and "Rainin'."

  • February 5, 1960: Bobby records: ATCO single #6161 "Tall Story." ATCO single # SPD "She's Tanfastic." ATCO single #6173 "Beachcomber/Autumn Blues."

  • February 5, 1962: Bobby was the guest on Here's Hollywood.

  • February 6, 1956: Bobby copyrights "The Rogers Cha Cha" and "Wilco Jingle," both co-written with Don Kirshner.

  • February 6, 1961: "Lazy River" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart. It would peak at #14
    and chart for 10 weeks.

  • February 6, 1964: Bobby appears on The Edie Adams Show.

  • February 6, 1965: "Hello Dolly" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart. It would peak at #79
    and chart for 3 weeks.

  • February 6, 1971: Bobby records Desert Inn act for a possible live album.

  • February 6, 1973: Bobby appears on The Tonight Show.

  • February 7, 1958: Bobby copyrights "Mountain of Love," co-written with Don Kirshner.

  • February 7, 1972: Bobby returns to Desert Inn in Vegas.

  • February 8, 1969: "Long Line Rider" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart. It would peak at #79 and chart for 3 weeks.

  • February 9, 1971: Darin enters the hospital for heart operation.

  • February 9, 1972: Darin appears on the television show, Night Gallery.

  • February 9, 1973: Bobby welcomes guests Redd Foxx, Nancy Sinatra and Seals & Croft to
    The Bobby Darin Show.

  • February 11, 1957: Bobby copyrights "Keep a Movin' Mama," co-written with Don Kirshner.

  • February 11, 1967: If I Were a Carpenter debuts on Billboard's LP Chart. It would peak at #142 and chart for 5 weeks.

  • February 12, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Freedom to Love," co-written with Arthur Resnick.

  • February 14, 1957: Bobby copyrights "Talk to Me Something," co-written with Don Kirshner.

  • February 15, 1956: Bobby copyrights "My First Real Love," co-written with Don Kirshner and George M. Shaw.

  • February 16, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomes guests Freda Payne, Charles Nelson Reilly and Taj Mahal. Bobby sings "This Could Be the Start of Something Big" and Don McLean's "Driedel."

  • February 18, 1963: Bobby copyrights "While I'm Gone."

  • February 20, 1969: Bobby appears on The Dean Martin Show.

  • February 21, 1966: Bobby appears at the Cocoanut Grove from February 21 to March 12.

  • February 23, 1966: Bobby records "I Will Wait for You," "Cat Ballou," "What's New
    Pussycat?," "Sweetheart Tree," "Strangers in the Night" and "Shadow of Your Smile" for Atlantic. All except "Strangers in the Night" would appear on Atlantic LP #8121
    Bobby Darin Sings the Shadow of Your Smile.

  • February 23, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomes guests Cloris Leachman and Tim Conway. Bobby sings "Don't Rain on My Parade," "Song Sung Blue" and "Alone Again." Also "Never My Love" with Cloris.

  • February 24, 1964: Oscar nominations announced. Bobby is nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Captain Newman M.D.

  • February 26, 1966: Darin appears on Jackie Gleason and His American Scene Magazine.

  • February 27, 1968: Bobby appears on The Jerry Lewis Show.

  • February 28, 1960: Bobby appears on The Ed Sullivan Show.

  • February 28, 1972: Bobby is a guest on The Dick Cavett Show.

  • February 1963: Bobby appears on the Art Linkletter Show.

  • February, 1963: Darin purchases T.M. Music for $500,000


  • Throughout the month of February, Mr. Darin was the National Ambassador for the Heart Association. Below are some of the game shows he appeared on, promoting the charity.

  • What's My Line
  • February 26, 1961
  • February 9, 1964

  • The Object Is
  • February 10, 1964

  • I've Got a Secret
  • February 17, 1964

  • Match Game
  • February 1-5, 1965


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SOURCES: That's All: Bobby Darin on Record, Stage and Screen, by Jeff Bleiel.
Booklet from The Bobby Darin Collection: As Long As I'm Singing.
Booklet from Bobby Darin: The Capitol Collectors
Series.
Booklet from Bobby Darin: The Unreleased Capitol Sides.
LP chart information courtesy of Eric D. Sweenor.


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