Bobby Day Rockin' Robin - A Golden Classics Edition
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- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Collectables Records
Description by OLDIES.com:
Before his successful solo career, Bobby Day helped form and perform with many bands including the Hollywood Flames, Jets, Tangiers, and the Satellites. His biggest hits including "Little Bitty Pretty One" and "Rockin Robin" are all here. (Interesting that these two songs were both later re-made by members of the Jackson 5).
- 1.Bluebird, The Buzzard & The Oriole
- 2.Over And Over
- 3.Come Seven
- 4.Honeysuckle Baby
- 5.My Blue Heaven
- 6.I Don't Want To
- 7.When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano
- 8.Beep Beep Beep
- 9.Rockin' Robin
- 10.Ain't Gonna Cry No More
- 11.Little Bitty Pretty One
- 12.Life Can Be Beautiful
- 13.That's All I Want
- 14.Mr. & Mrs. Rock'N'roll
- 15.Sweet Little Thing
- 16.Three Young Rebs From Georgia
Includes liner notes by Mark Marymont.
Personnel: Bobby Day (vocals).
Liner Note Author: Mark Marymont.
Unknown Contributor Role: Bobby Day.
Bobby Day's 1958 hit "Rockin' Robin" is one of the most memorable and recycled oldies of them all. Day, an R&B artist who fared better on the pop charts, never repeated the success of his one big hit. Golden Classics collects all but one of Day's chart hits on the Class label (the minor hit "Gotta New Girl" is omitted, although its B-side is here), showing him to be a fine R&B vocalist with strong pop inclinations. "The Bluebird, the Buzzard and the Oriole" is a blatant attempt to repeat the "Rockin' Robin" formula, but Day's other recordings are more varied. England's Ace label has a lengthier and better-annotated Bobby Day anthology available as an import for only a few dollars more, but Golden Classics is a serviceable collection and includes most of his important cuts. ~ Greg Adams
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- UPC: 090431507421
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