Song of the day: Bobby Day- Rockin’ Robin
Rockin’ Robin was a big hit in 1958. Leon René wrote the song, using his pseudonym Jimmie Thomas. The song was recorded by Bobby Day, who took the song to number 2 in the US normal chart and number 1 in the R&B chart. In Australia, the song made it to number 9. As a matter of fact, Bobby Day only had this hit, and never returned to the charts… The cover version, made by Michael Jackson, also did well in the charts: it reached number 2 in the US. However, today we enjoy the original
Bobby Day- Rockin’ Robin
Posted on February 6, 2015, in 1950-1959, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1958, bobby day, fifties, FlinterFiles Song Archive, hit, leon rené, michael jackson, Music, number 1, one hit wonder, rockin' robin. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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