Bobby Vee   Boomers Pinups

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Biggest Song Hit:
Take Good Care of My Baby

April 30th, 1943

Robert Velline

Fargo, North Dakota

1961 Song:   Rubber Ball

Early Bio:

Bobby Vee while in highschool forms a band called The Shadows. The group hears a call on the radio and fills in for a one night show in Fargo, the "Winter Dance Party". This is the show that Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens was scheduled to play, except for their tragic plane crash. The group pays to record Suzie Baby and Flying at Soma Records. Suzie baby is released by Liberty Records, it reaches #77, and Liberty signs Bobby Vee and the group.

Bobby Vee Songs / Song List (1950's / 1960's / 1970) Early Hits:

1959: Suzie Baby(#77);   1960: What Do You Want(#93); Devil or Angel (#6); Since I Met You Baby (#81);   1961: Rubber Ball(#6); Stayin' In (#33); More Than I Can Say (#61); ALBUM: Bobby Vee (#18); How Many Tears (#63); Take Good Care of My Baby(#1); ALBUM: Bobby Vee Sings Hits of The Rockin' 50's (#85); Run To Him (#2);  1962: Please Don't Ask About Barbara (#15); I Can't Say Goodbye (#92) Sharing You (#15); (#13); ALBUM: Bobby Vee Meets The Crickets (#42); ALBUM: A Bobby Vee Recording Session (#121); Punish Her (#20); Someday (#99); ALBUM: Bobby Vee's Golden Greats(#24); ALBUM: Merry Christmas From Bobby Vee (#136);   1963: The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (#3); Charms (#13); ALBUM: Bobby Vee Meets The Ventures (#91); Be True To Yourself (#34); A Letter From Betty (#85); Yesterday and You (#55); Never Love A Robin (#99);   1964: Stranger In Your Arms (#83); I'll Make You Mine (#52); ALBUM: Bobby Vee Sings The New Sound From England (#146); Hickory, Dick and Doc (#63);  1965: Every Little Bit Hurts (#84); Pretend You Don't See Her (#97); Cross My Heart (#99); Keep On Trying (#85);   1966: Look At Me, Girl (#52);   1967: Come Back When You Grow Up (#3); Beautiful People (#37);   1968: Maybe Just Today (#46); My Girl (#35); Hey Girl (#35); Just Today (#187); Do What You Gotta Do (#83); I'm Into Lookin' For Someone To Love Me (#98); 1970:   Let's Call It A Day Girl (#92); Sweet Sweetheart (#88)

**1963: Bobby sings the song The Night Has A Thousand Eyes in the movie Just For Fun.

**In 1967: Come Back When You Grow Up is certified Gold.

Click to Hear Music: The Night Has A Thousand Eyes


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