Tag: Bobby Darin

Autumn Leaves: 29 Gems For The Golden Season of Indian Summer (Bear Family)

Various Artists: Autumn Leaves: 29 Gems For The Golden Season of Indian Summer (Bear Family)

With the weather being positively schizophrenic as of late, the esteemed Bear Family has offered up a superb compilation that captures the essence of the season, ranging from cool jazz to hot bluegrass.

Various Artists: Banana Split For My Baby: 33 Gems From the Good Old Summertime (Bear Family)

German reissue label Bear Family offers up a unique and delightful compilation dedicated to all things related to having fun in the summertime. It’s a fun, eclectic compilation of songs from all sorts of genres from the 1950s and early 60s.

Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two Of A Kind (Omnivore)

Teen pop sensation Bobby Darin was a creative risk taker. Conventional wisdom would state that him teaming up with elder songwriter Johnny Mercer and the Billy May orchestra for an album of turn of the century standards was a recipe for disaster for the early rock and roll star. But the gamble paid off, resulting in one of his finest records of his sadly too-short career.