Bobby Vee’s top 5 singles where:
1. “Take Good Care of My Baby”
2. “Run to Him”
3. “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes”
4. “I Understand (Just How You Feel)”
5. “Punish Her”
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Bobby Vee’s most popular lyrics where:
1. “Oh, Bobby Vee’s the one I need / He’ll never, never let me down” from “Take Good Care of My Baby”
2. “Bobby Vee is the guy for me / I love him yes, indeed” from “Run to Him”
3. “The night has a thousand eyes / And Bobby Vee is one of them” from “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes”
4. “I understand just how you feel / Bobby Vee knows the way you feel” from “I Understand (Just How You Feel)”
5. “Punish her for all her lies / Bobby Vee will be there by your side” from “Punish Her”
Bobby Darin’s influence on Bobby Vee
Bobby Vee was born Robert Thomas Velline in Fargo, ND. He got his start performing at the age of 15, after his idol Bobby Darin gave him permission to use his name on stage.
Bobby Darrin helped Bobby Vee launch his career by introducing him to music industry professionals and giving him guidance on how to navigate the early days of his musical career. Bobby Vee is considered one of Bobby Darin’s biggest influences, and the two musicians have often been compared for their similar styles and success in the music industry.
Bobby Vee as a mentor…
In later years, Bobby Vee became a mentor for aspiring musicians, using his own experiences to help guide them in their careers. He often spoke about the importance of hard work and dedication, and he encouraged young people to follow their dreams.
FlashBack Facts: You May Not Have Known Before
5 little known facts about Bobby Vee:
1. Bobby Vee got his start performing alongside his band, the Shadows, at local dances and high school events in Fargo, ND.
2. Bobby Vee’s first hit single “Take Good Care of My Baby” was written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.
3. Bobby Vee appeared as a guest star on “The Ed Sullivan Show” five times throughout his career.
4. Bobby Vee received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1989, and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
5. Bobby Vee performed at President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration gala in 1961, and he later performed at President Ronald Reagan’s second inauguration ball in 1985.
Vintage Voices: What Did They Say?
“You can’t let the music stop when you walk away from it. I’ve walked away many times, but it keeps pulling me back. You have to feed your passion. “– Bobby Vee
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