Bobby’s Special 80th Birthday Podcast with Darin Experts Jeff Bleiel and Shane Brown – Listen Here!

On May 14, 2016, what would have been Bobby Darin’s 80th birthday, WVKR-FM broadcast a tribute to the star on “The Lost And Found Oldies Show” hosted by Sam Tallerico. Special guests included authors Jeff Bleiel and Shane Brown and the program featured a variety of Bobby’s music and audio clips.

Happy Birthday Bobby Darin - Rhino

Sam is relatively new to the depth and quality of Bobby Darin’s material, but passion is evident and Jeff Bleiel, author of the original That’s All: Bobby Darin On Record, Stage and Screen who also PRODUCED Bobby’s 1995 Career-Spanning Box Set gives us lots of insight and tid-bits and Shane Brown, UK Darinologist and author of the must-have Bobby Darin: A Listener’s Guide joins in!

Includes snippets and songs written and/or produced by Bobby for others, too!  A real celebration of the man’s work in total.

Bobby Darin Terry Melcher
[Bobby with producer/writer/singer/songwriter Terry Melcher and backing singers]

Jeff and Shane are universally acknowledged as THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE BOBBY DARIN EXPERTS that are alive today!

They know what the word ARCHIVIST actually means.  Accept no imitations!  Listen here!

Download the podcast or stream HERE:

Sam with Darin Shit

Bobby Darin’s 80th Birthday Podcast!

Actual Experts discussing all things Darin touched in music!  Thanks guys!

BONUS:

Then (re)listen to Bobby-Producer Nick Venet’s recollections of his friend, working partner, and contemporary, Bobby Darin for NPR from 1996 HERE!

Producer Nick Venet Recalls Friend Bobby Darin- NPR’s “Fresh Air”, 1996

Special thanks to the late Karen Esbill..

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One thought on “Bobby’s Special 80th Birthday Podcast with Darin Experts Jeff Bleiel and Shane Brown – Listen Here!

  1. We might have a mutual admiration society thing going on here, JG. I love visiting the Underground. Thanks for your kind words and for posting the link to the podcast. The show was indeed dedicated to Karen Esibill, a woman I “met” in January of last year and corresponded with daily until she took ill and left us about a year ago. I learned so much from her and still regret that “margarita date” we made for July never came to be. She’s truly missed.

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