Thursday, November 17, 2011

Original vs Remake #21 (Rockin' Robin)

Our original vs remake returns for its 21st installment and this time we go back to 1958 for "Rockin Robin" by Bobby Day.  
#2 on the Billboard Hot 100

The most famous and successful of the remakes of "Rockin Robin" came in 1972 when a young superstar, Michael Jackson, released his first solo album.   
Michael was red hot in popularity with his brothers in the Jackson 5 and a were a regular presence at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. 
Michael also peaked at #2 with this great version.

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