Bobby Darin

  • Film

    December 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Q&A: Talking "Country Funk" With Light In The Attic Label Head Matt Sullivan

    Last month, Light in the Attic Records unearthed a group of songs that could at once catch the of ears of Nashville rockers and Brooklyn indie kids. Dubbed Country Funk, 1969-1975 (but not including the Boston band of the same name), the record places one-off demos and misfit tunes about female truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    The Grammys' 53 Record Of The Year Winners, In Order

    53. Phil Collins, "Another Day in Paradise" [1991] 52. The 5th Dimension, "Up, Up and Away" [1968] 51. Olivia Newton-John, "I Honestly Love You" [1975] 50. Celine Dion, "My Heart Will Go On" [1999] 49. Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, "A Taste of Honey" [1966] 48. Bobby McFerrin, "Don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Jimmy Castor, R.I.P.

    Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Connie Francis Interview Part II: Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Hollywood

    ​The amazing 1950s and '60s singer Connie Francis is being honored by the Friars Club tonight at the Waldorf, where no one will say "Who's sorry now?" Meanwhile, let me honor Connie with part two of our incredible interview, where she talks about her craft, her background, and her regrets. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Clip Job: Newfield Surveys the Folk-Music Revolution!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    R.I.P. Ellie Greenwich, the Woman Who Wrote "Be My Baby"

    Loss on top of loss: Ellie Greenwich, the pioneering female songwriter who wrote some of the most flat out brilliant songs of the 1960s, including "Be My Baby," "And Then He Kissed Me," "Da Doo Ron Ron," "River Deep, Mountain High," and "Leader of the Pack," died this morning at the age of 68. Bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    Two More Diana Ross YouTube Gems!

    Bobby Darin and the Soops I have a stunning confession to make: I found out about Rodgers and Hart because of the Supremes! In the '60s, the Motown trio did a theme album commemorating the songs of that esteemed theater duo, along with novelty LPs dedicated to country, Liverpool, and Sam Cooke. In ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2007

    Melody Lingers On

    Mastering Dylan, flubbing Darin, and paying tribute to the inimitable Max Roach

  • Specials

    November 22, 2005
  • News

    November 15, 2005
  • Film

    November 8, 2005

    Lovesick Blues

    Cash in hand but slightly out of focus, in Mangold's leisurely paced, well-acted biopic

  • Film

    December 7, 2004

    Hack the Knife

    Spacey's creepy take on Bobby Darin's life

  • News

    September 7, 2004

    Screen Siege

    Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you

  • NYC Life

    March 30, 2004

    Louis, Louis

    An Informed Guide To The Fakes Of Canal Street; A Dip Into Martha's Kmart

  • Music

    August 5, 2003

    Black Elvis

    Sam Cooke Aims His Simplicity High

  • NYC Life

    February 4, 2003
  • Music

    August 1, 2000


    Which Is More 21st Century, Django or Funk?

  • Long Island Voice

    December 7, 1999
  • Music

    August 3, 1999
  • Music

    February 2, 1999