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“Bobby Darin – Queen of the hop”

15 Jun

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This is the discography of American singer Bobby Darin. It lists Darin’s original singles, LPs, and compilations from his career. Darin recorded his first single, ” “Rock Island Line”/”Timber”, on the Decca label in 1956. The majority of the singer’s recordings were released on Atco/Atlantic Records and later on Capitol Records. Darin had many hit singles during his lifetime and three went to No. 1 on various charts – “Splish Splash”, “Dream Lover” and “Mack the Knife”.

Singles

Release date A-side B-side
From same album as A-side except where indicated Record label Chart Positions Album
US Charts Cashbox UK R&B
1956 “Rock Island Line” “Timber” Decca 29883 Non-LP tracks
“Silly Willy” “Blue Eyed Mermaid” Decca 29922
“The Greatest Builder Of Them All” “Hear Them Bells” Decca 30031
1957 “Dealer In Dreams” “Help Me” Decca 30225
“I Found a Million Dollar Baby” “Talk To Me” Atco 6092 Bobby Darin
“Don’t Call My Name” “Pretty Betty” Atco 6103
1958 “Silly Willy” “Dealer In Dreams” Decca 30737 Non-LP tracks
“Just In Case You Change Your Mind” “So Mean” Atco 6109 Bobby Darin
“Splish Splash”[1][2] “Judy, Don’t Be Moody” US Atco 6117/UK London 8666 3 2 18 1
“Early in the Morning”[2] “Now We’re One” (from Things and Other Things) Brunswick 55073 (for release history, see article) The Bobby Darin Story
“Early in the Morning”[3] “Now We’re One” (from Things and Other Things) Atco 6121 24 25 8
“Queen of the Hop”[2] “Lost Love” (from Things and Other Things) US Atco 6127/UK London 8737 9 12 24 6
“Mighty, Mighty Man” “You’re Mine” (from Things and Other Things) Atco 6128 Twist With Bobby Darin
1959 “Plain Jane” “While I’m Gone” (Non-LP track) Atco 6133 38 30 The Bobby Darin Story
“Dream Lover”[2][4] “Bullmoose” (from Twist With Bobby Darin) US Atco 6140/UK London 8867 2 3 1 4
“Mack the Knife” [5] “Was There A Call For Me” US Atco 6147/UK London 8939 1 1 1 6 That’s All
1960 “Beyond The Sea” “That’s The Way Love Is” US Atco 6158/UK London 9034 6 7 8 15
“Clementine” “Tall Story” (Non-LP track) US Atco 6161/UK London 9086 21 13 8 This Is Darin
“Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey” US Atco 6167/UK London 9142 19 16 34 The Bobby Darin Story
“I’ll Be There” Things and Other Things
“Beachcomber” (“Bobby Darin at the Piano”) “Autumn Blues” (Non-LP track, “Bobby Darin at the Piano”) Atco 6173 100 50
“Artificial Flowers” Atco 6179 20 19 The Bobby Darin Story
“Somebody To Love” 45 58
“Christmas Auld Lang Syne” Atco 6183 51 50 Non-LP track
“Child Of God” 95 95 The 25th Day of December
“She’s Tanfastic!” “Moments Of Love” Atco (No #, special premium record) Non-LP tracks
1961 “Lazy River” “Oo-Ee Train” (from Things and Other Things) US Atco 6188/UK London 9303 14 18 2 The Bobby Darin Story
“Nature Boy” “Look For My True Love” US Atco 6196/UK London 9375 40 31/131 24 Things and Other Things
“Theme From ‘Come September'”
(“Bobby Darin & His Orchestra”) “Walk Back To Me” (Non-LP track, “Bobby Darin & His Orchestra”) US Atco 6200/UK London 9407 113 55 50
“You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby” “Sorrow Tomorrow” (from Things and Other Things) US Atco 6206/UK London 9429 5 7/149 10 Twist With Bobby Darin
“Irresistible You” US Atco 6214/UK London 9474 15 16
“Multiplication” 30 26 5
1962 “What’d I Say” (Part 1) “What’d I Say” (Part 2) Atco 6221 24 26 Bobby Darin Sings Ray Charles
“Things” “Jailer, Bring Me Water” US Atco 6229/UK London 9575 3 10 2 Things and Other Things
“If A Man Answers” US Capitol 4837/UK Capitol 15272 32 28 24 Non-LP tracks
“A True, True Love” 105 133
“Baby Face” “You Know How” (from Twist With Bobby Darin) US Atco 6236/UK London 9624 42 38/135 40
“I Found a New Baby” “Keep-A-Walkin'” (from Twist With Bobby Darin) Atco 6244 90 133/tag Winners
1963 “You’re the Reason I’m Living” “Now You’re Gone” Capitol 4897 3 5 You’re The Reason I’m Living
“18 Yellow Roses” “Not For Me” US Capitol 4970/UK Capitol 15306 10 12 37 28 18 Yellow Roses
“Treat My Baby Good” “Down So Long” (Non-LP track) Capitol 5019 43 38 The Best Of Bobby Darin
“Be Mad, Little Girl” “Since You’ve Been Gone” Capitol 5079 64 74 Non-LP tracks
1964 “I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now” “As Long As I’m Singing” Capitol 5126 93 83
“Milord” “Golden Earrings” Atco 6297 45 39 Winners
“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” “Similau” Atco 6316 — — Non-LP tracks
“The Things In This House” “Wait By The Water” Capitol 5257 86 89
1965 “Minnie The Moocher” “Hard Hearted Hannah” Atco 6334 — —
“Hello, Dolly!” “Goodbye, Charlie” Capitol 5359 79 114 Hello Dolly To Goodbye Charlie
“Venice Blue (Que C’est Triste Venise)” “A World Without You” Capitol 5399 133 94 Venice Blue
“When I Get Home” “Lonely Road” Capitol 5443 — — Non-LP tracks
“Gyp The Cat” “That Funny Feeling” Capitol 5481 — — The Best Of Bobby Darin
1966 “We Didn’t Ask To Be Brought Here” “Funny What Love Can Do” Atlantic 2305 117 — Non-LP tracks
“Silver Dollar” “The Breaking Point” Atlantic 2317 — —
“Mame” “Walking In The Shadow Of Love” (Non-LP track) Atlantic 2329 53 63 In A Broadway Bag
“Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?” “Merci, Cheri” Atlantic 2341 — — Non-LP tracks
“If I Were a Carpenter” “Rainin'” (from The Shadow Of Your Smile) US Atlantic 2350/UK Atlantic 584051 8 9 9 If I Were A Carpenter
“The Girl That Stood Beside Me” “Reason To Believe” Atlantic 2367 66 65
“Lovin’ You” “Amy” Atlantic 2376 32 43
“The Lady Came From Baltimore” “I Am” Atlantic 2395 62 73 Inside Out
1967 “Darling, Be Home Soon” “Hello, Sunshine” Atlantic 2420 93 140
“Talk to the Animals” “After Today” Atlantic 2433 — — Bobby Darin Sings Doctor Dolittle
“Talk To The Animals” “She Knows” (Non-LP track) Atlantic 2433 105 -/120
1968 “Long Line Rider” “Change” Direction 350 79 66 Bobby Darin Born Walden Robert Cassotto
1969 “Me & Mr. Hohner” “Song for A Dollar” Direction 351 123 119 Commitment
“Distractions” (Part 1) “Jive” Direction 352 111 -/122
1970 “Sugar Man (9 To 5)” “Jive’s Alive” Direction 4000 — —
“Baby May” “Sweet Reason” Direction 4001 — — Non-LP tracks
“Maybe We Can Get It Together”
Above five singles shown as “Bob Darin” “Rx Pyro (Prescription: Fire)” Direction 4002 — —
1971 “Melodie” “Someday We’ll Be Together” (Non-LP track) Motown 1183 — — Live At The Desert Inn
“Simple Song Of Freedom” “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight” Motown 1193 — —
1972 “Sail Away” “Hard Headed Woman” Motown 1203 — — Bobby Darin
1973 “Average People” “Something In Her Love” Motown 1217 — —
“Happy” “Something In Her Love” (from Bobby Darin) Motown 1217 67 59 Darin: 1936-1973
1979 “Dream Lover” “Mack The Knife” UK Lightning 9017 — — 64
1987 “Mack The Knife” “La Mer (Beyond The Sea)” (Non-LP track)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Darin_discography

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