Music Birthday: Bobby Darin

🔊🥳 Today, May 14, 1936, Bobby Darin was born Walden Robert Cassotto in New York City, NY. Darin has a 1959 song called ‘Mack the Knife,’ and it peaked at no. 1 on the US Hot 100. In April 1998, Timbaland & Magoo sampled ‘Mack the Knife’ in their ‘Clock Strikes’ single. ‘Clock Strikes’ is included on the “Welcome to Our World” debut studio album from Timbaland & Magoo, released in November 1997. On May 12, 1998, “Welcome to Our World” earned platinum certification from the RIAA.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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