Bobby Darin

For the Month of
March


  • March 2, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Turned Down Theme."

  • March 2, 1967: Airdate for the TV Special Rodgers and Hart Today. Guests included
    Bobby, Petula Clark, The Supremes, The Mamas and Papas and Count Basie.

  • March 2, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Maybe We Can Get It Together" and
    "Prescription Fire (Rx-Pyro)."

  • March 2, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomes
    guests Elke Sommer, Donald O'Connor and PDQ Bach. Bobby sings "It's Today," "Mame"
    and "Once Upon a Time." Duets include: "Two of a Kind" with Donald, "Let's Fall in Love" with Elke and "Give a Little Whistle" with Charlene Wong.

  • March 5, 1959: Bobby records "Dream Lover" and "Bullmoose" for ATCO. "Dream Lover" #6140 would reach #2 on the Pop Charts.

  • March 6, 1972: Bobby appears on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

  • March 7, 1960: This Is Darin debuts on Billboard's LP Charts. The ATCO LP #33-115 would peak at #6 and chart for 50 weeks.

  • March 7, 1964: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" debuts on Billboard's Single Charts.
    The Capitol single #5126 would peak at #93 and chart for 3 weeks.

  • March 7, 1966: Bobby appears on Run For Your Life, in the episode "Who's Minding the Fleshpot?"

  • March 7, 1967: Bobby records "The Lady Came from Baltimore" and "I Am" for Atlantic.
    "The Lady ..." #2395 would reach #62 on the Pop Charts.

  • March 7, 1967: Sandra Dee awarded a default divorce from Bobby.

  • March 9, 1962: Release date for State Fair.

  • March 9, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Zoom-a-Roo," co-written with Arthur Resnick.

  • March 9, 1965: Bobby records "Venice Blue" and "In a World Without You" for his Capitol
    LP #2322 Venice Blue. Bobby talks about this LP here.

  • March 9, 1972: Bobby appears on The David Frost Show.

  • March 10, 1956: Bobby makes his TV debut on the Stage Show hosted by the Dorsey
    Brothers and sings "Rock Island Line."

  • March 11, 1974: "Another Song on My Mind," co-written with Tommy Amato, was copyrighted.

  • March 12, 1956: Bobby copyrights "Timber" co-written with Don Kirshner and George M. Shaw.

  • March 12, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Casey Wake Up!" and "If You Love Him." Both songs would appear in the movie The Lively Set and the soundtrack LP.

  • March 12, 1964: "If a Man Answers" is copyrighted. Bobby wrote it for the movie of the
    same name.

  • March 12, 1970: Bobby appears on NBC's Burlesque Is Alive and Living in Beautiful Downtown Burbank.

  • March 14, 1956: Bobby copyrights "Rock Pile" and "Silly Willy" both co-written with Don Kirshner and George M. Shaw.

  • March 14, 1972: Airdate for The 14th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Bobby was a presenter
    with Aretha Franklin.

  • March 15, 1965: Bobby records "Somewhere" for his Capitol LP #2322 Venice Blue.

  • March 15, 2013: Bobby was inducted into the America's Pop Music Hall of Fame.

  • March 16, 1963: You're the Reason I'm Living debuts on Billboard's LP Charts. The Capitol
    LP #1866 would peak at #43 and chart for 15 weeks.

  • March 16, 1965: Bobby records "There Ain't No Sweet Gal That's Worth the Salt of My
    Tears" for his Capitol LP #2322 Venice Blue.

  • March 16, 1973: Bobby appears on The Midnight Special.

  • March 17, 1958: Bobby copyrights "Peck-a-Cheek," co-written with Cy Coben.

  • March 17, 1960: Bobby copyrights "Broken Up Inside" and "The Feelin'" both co-written
    with David Hill.

  • March 17, 1961: Bobby appears on The Jackie Gleason Show.

  • March 19, 1960: Bobby appears on The Dick Clark's Beechnut Show.

  • March 21, 1956: Bobby copyrights "After School Rock and Roll" co-written with Don
    Kirshner
    and George M. Shaw.

  • March 21-22-23, 1961: Bobby records the songs that would appear on his ATCO LP #33-134 Love Swings.

  • March 22, 1965: Bobby copyrights "A World Without You," co-written with Rudy Clark. Bobby's solo penned "You Just Don't Know" is also copyrighted.

  • March 23, 1961: Bobby copyrights "Three to Get Ready."

  • March 23, 1963: "You're the Reason I'm Living" hits number 3.

  • March 23, 1964: "The Lively Set" (Soundtrack for the movie) is copyrighted.

  • March 23, 1966: Bobby records "The Shadow of Your Smile" for the Atlantic LP #8121
    Bobby Darin Sings the Shadow of Your Smile
    .

  • March 23, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomes guests Sid Caesar, Dusty Springfield and Jackie Joseph. Songs: "Some People," "Help Me Make It Through the Night," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "Climb Every Mountain" and duets with Dusty on "Baby I Need Your Lovin'".

  • March 24, 1965: Bobby participates in demonstration protesting voting discrimination
    in Montgomery Alabama with Dick Gregory, Harry Belafonte, Peter Paul and Mary).

  • March 24, 1966: Bobby records "Mame" b/w "Walking in the Shadow of Love." This
    Atlantic single #2329 would reach #53 on the Pop Charts and #3 on the Adult Charts.

  • March 25, 1961: Bobby records "Nature Boy," "Golden Earrings," "Bobby's Blues," "Walk Bach to Me" and "Come September" for ATCO. "Nature Boy," ATCO single #6196, would
    reach #40 on the Pop Charts.

  • March 27, 1968: Bobby appears on the The Merv Griffin Show.

  • March 28, 1967: Bobby records "Saginaw Michigan" for Atlantic.

  • March 30, 1973: Airdate for the NBC TV Series The Bobby Darin Show. Bobby welcomes guests Andy Griffith, Connie Stevens and Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandel. Songs: "As Long
    as I'm Singin'," "Brooklyn Roads," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "If I Were a Carpenter"
    and duets with Connie on "You've Got a Friend."

  • March 31, 1962: "What'd I Say" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart. This ATCO single
    #6221 would peak at #24 and chart for 8 weeks.


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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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