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Bobby Goldsboro (born Bobby Goldsborough, January 18, 1941, in Marianna, Florida), is an American country/pop singer, as well as a songwriter. is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Marianna is a city in Jackson County, Florida, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and are disseminated by one or more of the mass media. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...


Career

While he was a teenager, Goldsboro's family moved to Dothan, Alabama. He left Auburn University after his second year to pursue a musical career. Dothan is a city located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a state university located in Auburn, Alabama, USA. With more than 23,000 students and 1,200 faculty, it is the largest university in the state,[3] and according to U.S. News & World Report, has a selectivity rating of more selective. ...


After three years playing guitar for Roy Orbison, he set out on a solo career in 1964. He soon had a Top Ten hit with his own composition "See the Funny Little Clown." For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... In music, a solo is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer (solo is an Italian word literally meaning alone). ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... A top 10 list is a generic term used to indicate a list of items, usually ten in number, which are considered to be best, worst, or notable in some other way, typically a record chart. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ...


Other Top 40 hits from the 1960s included: Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ...

  • "Whenever He Holds You"
  • "Little Things"
  • "Voodoo Woman"
  • "It's Too Late"
  • "Blue Autumn"
  • "Me Japanese Boy I Love You"
  • "Honey"
  • "Autumn of My Life"
  • "The Straight Life"

"Honey" was a Number One hit in 1968 in the Billboard Hot 100. The single reached Number 2 in the UK Singles Chart, selling in excess of one million copies. In Australia, "Honey" made it to No.1, rated No.10 for 1968 and is ranked at No.25 on the Oz Net Music Chart's Top 100 for the 1960s. It also reached Number 1 on the Country charts and also became his first country hit. It was also the beginning of his hits becoming more successful on the country charts than on the pop charts by this time. He also wrote some of his hits as well, one in particular, With Pen In Hand, was recorded by several artists, the biggest of which was a pop version by Vicki Carr that was a Top 40 pop hit in 1969 and country singer Johnny Darrell who took his version to number 3 on the country charts a year earlier in 1968. Bobby would also record his own version of the song in 1972 but it only graced the lower regions of the pop charts. In the 1970s he had more hits, including "Watching Scotty Grow,"(a country Top 10 and nearly made the Top 10 on the pop charts peaking at #11 in 1971), "Summer (The First Time)," "Hello Summertime," "Butterfly for Bucky," and "Me and the Elephants." "Summer (The First Time)" would also become his last major pop hit in 1973. From 1973 to 1975, he hosted the syndicated television variety series The Bobby Goldsboro Show. Honey, also known as Honey (I Miss You), is a song written by Bobby Russell for American country singer Bobby Goldsboros tenth album, Honey. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1968: See also: 1968 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... “British Hit Singles” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... Vikki Carr (19 July 1941) Born in El Paso, Texas. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Johnny Darrell (July 23, 1940 - October 7, 1997) was an American country music artist. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... A television program (US), television programme (UK) or simply television show is a segment of programming in television broadcasting. ...


With his pop career winding down, in the early 1980s, Goldsboro had several Top 20 country music hits with "Goodbye Marie", "Alice Doesn't Love Here Anymore" and "Love Ain't Never Hurt Nobody" all released in 1981. His song, "The Cowboy And The Lady" became a Top 10 country hit as "The Cowgirl And The Dandy" for Brenda Lee in 1980 and for John Denver in 1981 as "The Cowboy And The Lady". During that decade, Goldsboro retired from performing to produce children's entertainment. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Brenda Lee (born December 11, 1944) is an American pop singer, who was immensely popular during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... John Denver (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ...


In the 1990s, he scored the soundtrack to the CBS situation comedy, Evening Shade, and in 1995, he launched the children's TV series The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon. A composer is a person who writes music. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Evening Shade aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


Bobby Goldsboro is not as famous as another Bobby of the same era- Bobby Darin


Reference

  • All Music Guide

External links

  • Official website
  • Bobby Goldsboro Discography
  • Classic Bands
  • Performance of Summer (The first time) on the Shirley Bassey Show (BBC2 7 April 1976)

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Bobby Goldsboro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Bobby Goldsboro (born January 18, 1941) is an American country music singer and composer.
When he was a teenager his family moved to Dothan, Alabama.
In the mid-1980's he retired from performing to produce children's entertainment.
About Bobby Goldsboro (735 words)
Bobby Goldsboro's music, lyrics and performances have reached generations of fans since his start in the early sixties.
Bobby Goldsboro, the songwriter has received twenty-seven B.M.I. awards and his compositions have been recorded by such diverse artists as Aretha Franklin, John Denver, Paul Anka, Dolly Parton, Billy Gilman, Dr. John and Bette Midler.
In a business notorious for chewing up it’s greatest heroes, Bobby Goldsboro has come through unscathed, as healthy and wholesome as the clean-cut country boy he was in the halcyon days of rock and roll.
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