18 Yellow Roses by Bobby Darin

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18 Yellow Roses by Bobby Darin

Post by oldbillclarke » Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:07 am

This isn't his best hit single but it's one I feel very close to. Bobby Darin was a better songwriter than he's given credit for even though most of his best known work is by other writers. He began to write more A sides when he signed with Capitol in 1962 and this is one of them. A few months after this was a hit, "Then He Kissed Me" by The Crystals made the charts with an extremely similar melody.

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RE: 18 Yellow Roses by Bobby Darin

Post by lamas » Fri Jul 09, 2010 6:29 am

......recorded during Booby's CAPITOL years.............a copy resides in my collection......I love it...............GOOD choice Old Bill

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