Bobby Day

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Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Jul 27, 1990 (60)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Jul 27, 1990 (60)

About

Texas-born singer-songwriter best remembered for his Gold-selling 1958 hit single "Rockin' Robin". In addition to his solo work, he was a member of groups like The Hollywood Flames and Bob & Earl.

Before Fame

He moved to California at age fifteen, where he performed with R&B act The Hollywood Flames.

Trivia

Despite never recording another solo hit on the level of 'Rockin' Robin', he was a highly-successful songwriter for artists like The Dave Clark Five.

Family Life

He is survived by four children and his wife Jackie.

Associated With

His hit "Rockin' Robin" took on a life of its own, being covered by young pop megastar Michael Jackson in 1972.