Mack the Knife
by Bobby Darin
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.
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!
Get a little biographical background on this bold pop star.
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.