Bobby Darin

For the Month of
July


  • July 2, 1963: Bobby records "Treat My Baby Good," that he wrote, for Capitol. The single #5019 reached #43 on the Pop Charts and #11 on the Adult Charts.

  • July 3, 1957: Bobby copyrights "So Mean," co-written with Don Kirshner.

  • July 3, 1967: Bobby appears on Dateline: Hollywood.

  • July 10, 1965: Bobby's LP Venice Blue debuts on the Billboard LP Charts. It would peak at #132 and chart for 4 weeks.

  • July 11, 1958: Bobby copyrights "Bi-aza-ku-sasa" and "Wha'ch You Mean," both co-written with Rudi Trailor.

  • July 11, 1960: Bobby's single "I'll Be There" ATCO #6167 debuts on Billboard's Single Chart. It peaked at #79 and charted for 2 weeks.

  • July 11, 1961: Bobby copyrights "Walk Bach to Me."

    LI>July 15, 1965: Bobby appears on The Merv Griffin Show.

  • July 15, 1966: Bobby guested with Gracie Allen, Jack Benny, Bea Benadaret, Harry von Zell, Eddie Cantor, George Jessel, Carol Channing and Sergio Franchi on Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look at George Burns (Special).

  • July 16, 1958: Bobby records "I Want You with Me," "Pity Miss Kitty," "Keep a Walkin'" and "Lost Love" #6127 for ATCO.

  • July 16, 1969: "Bob" Darin appears at the Bonanza in Las Vegas, performing protest material and "Simple Song of Freedom."

  • July 18, 1968: Bobby announces formation of his own label, Direction Records.

  • July 18, 1973: Bobby Darin opens at the Hilton, Las Vegas.

  • July 19, 1957: Bobby appears on The Big Beat TV Series.

  • July 19, 1958: Bobby performed "Splish Splash" on Dick Clark's Beechnut Show. Other guest included George Hamilton IV and Jack Scott.

  • July 19, 1963: Bobby appears on The Clay Cole Show.

  • July 19, 1967: Bobby recorded the Alan Gordon/Gary Bonner song "She Knows." The Atlantic single #2433 reached #105 on the Pop Charts.

  • July 19, 1967: Bobby recorded "Biggest Night of Her Life" for Atlantic.

  • July 21, 1966: Bobby appears on Mickie Finn's.

  • July 22, 1957: Bobby's "By My Side," co-written with Don Kirshner, is copyrighted.

  • July 22, 1959: Bobby records "I'll Be There," "Moment of Love" and "You Know How" for ATCO.

  • July 22, 1959: Bobby records "Somebody to Love." This ATCO single #6179, written by Bobby, reached #45 on the Pop Charts.

  • July 23, 1957: Bobby's "Love Me Right," co-written with Don Kirshner, is copyrighted.

  • July 23, 1962: "If a Man Answers" is recorded. This Capitol single #4837, written by Bobby, would reach #32 on the Pop Charts.

  • July 25, 1962: "As Long as I'm Singin'," written by Bobby, is recorded for Capitol single #5126.

  • July 25, 1962: Bobby records the title track for his first Capitol LP #1791, Oh! Look at Me Now.

  • July 25, 1963: Bobby's "Treat My Baby Good" and "Down So Long" are copyrighted.

  • July 25, 1967: Bobby records the songs that would appear on his Atlantic LP #8154 Bobby Darin Sings Doctor Dolittle.

  • July 27, 1962: Bobby records "The Party's Over." It would appear on his Capitol LP #1791 Oh! Look at Me Now.

  • July 27 - 31, 1970: Bobby is the guest host on The Mike Douglas Show.

  • July 27, 1972: The Bobby Darin Amusement Company debuts for a seven week run on NBC. Guests are George Burns, Burt Reynolds and Bobbie Gentry.

  • July 28, 1958: "Early in the Morning" ATCO single #6121 debuts on Billboards Single Charts. It would peak at #24 and chart for 10 weeks.

  • July 29, 1965: "Gyp the Cat," co-written with Don Wolf, is copyrighted.

  • July 29, 1965: "I Got My Own Thing Going," co-written with Rudy Clark, is copyrighted.

  • July 29, 1967: "Darlin' Be Home Soon" ATCO single #2420 debuts on Billboards Single Charts. It would peak at #93 and chart for 2 weeks.

  • July 30, 1958: "Brand New House," co-written with Woody Harris, is copyrighted.

  • July 31, 1962: "Work Song" is recorded. This Oscar Brown Jr./Nat Adderley song would appear on Bobby's Capitol LP #8126 Earthy!

  • July 31, 1964: Bobby's "The End of Never," co-written with Francine Forest, is copyrighted.

  • July, 1959: On the National Charts "Dream Lover" hits #2.

  • July, 1962: Bobby signs with Capitol records.

  • July, 1972: Bobby performs concert in Central Park.


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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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