Thursday, March 8, 2012

Bobby Darin: A Life - by Michael Starr

Originally read June 1, 2011     3 Starrs

Bobby Darin: A Life reveals the rollercoaster ride that was Bobby Darin's Life. Born Robert Walden Cassotto, May 14th, 1936 he truly came from humble beginnings in the Bronx, to a career in popular music, the movies and headlining in Las Vegas. The stories are all here. His marriage to Sandra Dee to his last days in Vegas, doing shows with an Oxygen tank backstage so he can catch his breath as he struggled with his heart condition which would lead to his death at the age of 36. Some very intersting stories with some of the biggest names in showbiz. Well worth a read.

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