Mack the Knife
by Bobby Darin
"Darin was one of the most exciting performers American showbiz has ever known, but it would be inappropriate to describe him as an original," writes Will Friedwald (Stardust Melodies 92). Bobby D...
The version of "Mack the Knife" that Bobby Darin sings is a relatively late translation by Marc Blitzstein. Blitzstein's English version of Die Dreigroschenoper hit the stage off-Broadway in 1954...