Bobby Darin CD/DVD compilation Released

Published: 2004-07-30
Thirty years after his death the man who made "Mack the Knife" famous will "Splish Splash" his way back into the world of music. An album of Darin's hits called "Beyond the Sea - The Very Best of Bobby Darin" has just been released. "Beyond the Sea" the movie about Darin's life starring Kevin Spacey will open in November.

But September will bring the big release - a CD/DVD compilation that includes a number of Bobby Darin rarities. Seen commercially for the first time will be footage from Darin's television show in the early 70s. Also in the collection will be pieces from a live album that was lost; as well as, a studio album, which is no longer in print. The big feature of the collection is a documentary on Darin compiled by the artist himself. The documentary is narrated by George Burns; as only Darin's family has ever seen the piece.

Bobby Darin had heart problems all of his life. He feared those problems would be his cause of death. In 1973 at the age of 37 Bobby Darin's fear became a reality.

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum



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