Bobby Darrin, "Mack the Knife." [T]he standard from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, was given a vamping jazz-pop interpretation. Although initially opposed to releasing it as a single, the song went to No. 1 on the charts for nine weeks, sold two million copies, and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1960." [Wikipedia]

Bobby Darrin, "Mack the Knife." [T]he standard from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, was given a vamping jazz-pop interpretation. Although initially opposed to releasing it as a single, the song went to No. 1 on the charts for nine weeks, sold two million copies, and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1960." [Wikipedia]

Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife (Live 1970)    You really get to see Bobby's sense of humor in this video. He seems very relaxed.

Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife (Live 1970) You really get to see Bobby's sense of humor in this video. He seems very relaxed.

Mack The Knife-Dinah Shore & Pearl Bailey Sing-A great duet by the one and only Pearl.    Pearl's dress in this is fantastic.

Mack The Knife-Dinah Shore & Pearl Bailey Sing-A great duet by the one and only Pearl. Pearl's dress in this is fantastic.

Bobby Darin "Mack the Knife" i have liked this song ever since I was knee high to grasshopper i've always liked it

Bobby Darin "Mack the Knife" i have liked this song ever since I was knee high to grasshopper i've always liked it

Louis Armstrong sings "Mack the Knife" - YouTube-Always loved him, seemed to be so sweet!

Louis Armstrong sings "Mack the Knife" - YouTube-Always loved him, seemed to be so sweet!

Mack The Knife - Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darin.  Seriously, this is the actor and he's really singing...........

Mack The Knife - Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darin. Seriously, this is the actor and he's really singing...........

Mack the Knife Sung by Lotte Lenya. Mack the Knife - "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer", is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.1928

Mack the Knife Sung by Lotte Lenya. Mack the Knife - "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer", is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.1928

1956 HITS ARCHIVE: Mack The Knife - Louis Armstrong & his All-Stars

1956 HITS ARCHIVE: Mack The Knife - Louis Armstrong & his All-Stars

I always wanted to be a singer as far as I can remember. One day my Gana and Papa had an Ella Fitzgerald record playing and I was floored. My first experience with jazz and scat singing was love at first note!

I always wanted to be a singer as far as I can remember. One day my Gana and Papa had an Ella Fitzgerald record playing and I was floored. My first experience with jazz and scat singing was love at first note!

1959 – PART TWO: ELVIS PRESLEY – THE EVERLY BROTHERS – THE TEEN POP IDOLS – BOBBY RYDELL – FABIAN – FRANKIE AVALON – BEACH MOVIES AND GIDGET – THE BRILL BUILDING – DON KIRSHNER – NEIL SEDAKA – PAUL ANKA – BOBBY DARIN

THE HISTORY OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL – 1959 – PART TWO

1959 – PART TWO: ELVIS PRESLEY – THE EVERLY BROTHERS – THE TEEN POP IDOLS – BOBBY RYDELL – FABIAN – FRANKIE AVALON – BEACH MOVIES AND GIDGET – THE BRILL BUILDING – DON KIRSHNER – NEIL SEDAKA – PAUL ANKA – BOBBY DARIN

P34 Vintage Mack the Knife Ella Fitzgerald Berlin Verve Records Record MGV4041

P34 Vintage Mack the Knife Ella Fitzgerald Berlin Verve Records Record MGV4041

Mack the Knife Sung by Lotte Lenya - YouTube

Mack the Knife Sung by Lotte Lenya - YouTube

Ella Fitzgerald, "Mack the Knife"    My favorite part is the scat à la Louie.

Ella Fitzgerald, "Mack the Knife" My favorite part is the scat à la Louie.

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