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Mack the Knife

Mack the Knife

by Bobby Darin

Websites

The Threepenny Opera Official Website

This lovely site is dedicated to all things Threepenny Opera and includes a detailed history of the original German composition and the many translations and variations that later emerged.

Bobby Darin Website

This is a pretty slim site, but it seems to be the best source for updates on Bobby Darin. Follow his fans' campaign to get him on a postage stamp!

Bobby Darin Bio for the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

Get a little biographical background on this bold pop star.

The Straight Dope: The Story Behind "Mack the Knife"

This little column includes most everything we've told you here, but it's a little more compact and clears up a myth about the song's relationship to Detroit mobsters.

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