Bobby Darin

For the Month of
September


  • September 1, 1971: Bobby performs for the first time since open heart surgery,
    opening at Harrahs in Reno.

  • September 5, 1959: Bobby appeared with Vic Damone and Anna Maria Alberghetti for
    the program "A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING - The Music of Jimmy McHugh."
    Arranged and conducted by Buddy Bergman.

  • September 6, 1959: Bobby appears on The Ed Sullivan Show.

  • September 6, 1970: "Bob" Darin and a host of other celebrities appear on the
    Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon.

  • September 7, 1972: Bobby welcomes the Smothers Brothers and Joanie Sommers
    to the Bobby Darin Amusement Company.

  • September 9, 1960: "Beachcomber" is copyrighted.

  • September 9, 1968: "Jingle Jangle Jungle" and "Long Line Rider" are copyrighted.

  • September 10, 1968: "Bullfrog" is copyrighted.

  • September 11, 1961: Love Swings debuts on Billboards LP Charts. It would peak
    at #92 and chart for 10 weeks.

  • September 13, 1965: Bobby appears on The Andy Williams Show.

  • September 15, 1965: "Baby I Miss You" and "Funny What Love Can Do" are copyrighted.

  • September 15, 1965: "We Didn't Ask To Be Brought Here" is copyrighted.

  • September 17, 1964: "Charade" and "Sunday in New York" are recorded for the
    Capitol LP #2194 Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie.

  • September 17, 1964: "Hello Dolly" is recorded. The title track from
    "Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie" was released as Capitol single #5359
    and reached #79 on the Pop Charts #18 on the Adult Charts.)

  • September 18, 1963: "Be Mad Little Girl" is copyrighted.

  • September 18, 1964: "Once in a Lifetime" and "Look At Me" co-written with
    Randy Newman are recorded for the Capitol LP #2194
    Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie.

  • September 19, 1962: Pressure Point opens.

  • September 19, 1970: Bobby appears on The Andy Williams Show.

  • September 19, 1971: Bobby appears on the ABC Special
    Jackson Five - Goin' Back to Indiana

  • September 21, 1965: Bobby appears on The Red Skelton Show"

  • September 23, 1960: Bobby appears on NBC's Dan Raven, in the Episode
    "The High Cost of Fame."

  • September 23, 2004: Bobby is honored as "an inspiration and a great performer"
    at the Feast of San Gennaro LA

  • September 24, 1970: Bobby appears on The Flip Wilson Show.

  • September 25, 1959: Bobby appears on a TV special An Evening with Jimmy Durante.

  • September 25, 1962: Bobby recorded "You're the Reason I'm Living" for Capitol.
    The Capitol single #4897 would reach #3 on the Pop Charts and #9 on the R & B Charts.

  • September 25, 1963: "Shirl Girl" co-written with Rudy Clark is copyrighted.

  • September 25, 1963: "Dream Baby" co-written with Arthur Resnick is copyrighted.

  • September 26, 1960: "Artificial Flowers" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart.
    It would reach #20 and chart for 12 weeks.

  • September 26, 1960: "Somebody to Love" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart.
    It would reach #45 and chart for 9 weeks.

  • September 28, 1969: Bobby appears on the Barbara McNair Show.

  • September 29, 1962: "If a Man Answers" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart.
    It would reach #32 and chart for 8 weeks.

  • September 29, 1962: "Baby Face" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart.
    It would reach #43 and chart for 7 weeks.

  • September, 1958: Darin's composition, "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin,'" written
    with Mann Curtis, becomes a Pop/R & B hit for Ruth Brown.


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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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