That's All

Bobby Darin - That's All
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What? Can I not like cute shit too? Don't give me that bewildered expression and come dance to wholesome 50s pop with me goddamn it! I'm not all edgy all the time smh


The History of the Albums - n° 102

While there is a gap between the pop stars of the 50s and those who would become pop stars in the 60s, especially with the British invasion, Bobby Darin embodies these last very popular artists in the vocal/jazz genre, which would "close" an era to open new doors. Even if he showed that he juggled and used several musical genres, he remains mainly a vocal/jazz singer. However, Bobby had managed to break away from his influences by trying to ... read more


This album acts as a send-off to the jazz era where coolness was engrained in the music of the time. It does so quite well, with not a bad song, though "It Ain't Necessarily So" does feel tacked on to add some edge to the lyrics. Regardless, the album flows nicely and is still a joy to listen to whether you grew up in the era or were born 65 years later.

Edit: okay, 86 was a bit much...

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Track List

  1. Mack the Knife
  2. Beyond the Sea
  3. Through a Long and Sleepless Night
  4. Softly As in a Morning Sunrise
  5. She Needs Me
  6. It Ain't Necessarily So
  7. I'll Remember April
  8. That's the Way Love Is
  9. Was There a Call for Me
  10. Some of These Days
  11. Where Is the One
  12. That's All
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Added on: October 1, 2018