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BOBBY GOLDSBORO MUSIC.com
This website was last updated September 12, 2018
UPCOMING & RECENT TELEVISION APPEARANCES
IN MEMORIAM
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF “HONEY” Bobby Goldsboro’s 1968 single, “Honey,” went to #1 in Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100, Country, and Easy Listening charts and was the year’s biggest selling single worldwide.
“Supernatural” on The CW Network has used Bobby’s music twice. “Regarding Dean” (Season 12, Episode 11, original airdate February 9, 2017) featured an abridged version of the original recording of “Broomstick Cowboy” during a show-ending montage.  “Shut Up, Dr. Phil” (Season 7, Episode 5, original airdate October 21, 2011) included a short scene with “See the Funny Little Clown” playing on the radio. “The Orville” on Fox TV used Bobby’s “The Straight Life” as elevator music on “Cupid’s Dagger” (Season 1, Episode 9, original airdate November 9, 2017).
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getTV airs reruns of “Jim Nabors Hour,” “Johnny Cash Show” & “Dolly!”   Check episode listings by clicking here for possible airing of Nabors’ Season 2, Episode 19 or Dolly Parton’s Episode 17 from 1976/77.  Bobby’s 1970 Cash show ran on Sept. 9.
Facebook.com has many photos of Bobby Goldsboro. One is with Mary Alice, Roy & Claudette Orbison in 1963. Another is with Jerry Chesnut and Del Reeves from 1967.
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MUSIC STREAMING SITES ADD RARE SONGS Online music streaming service Spotify.com recently added some Bobby Goldsboro songs that had previously been unavailable in digital format.  Included are:  “You Better Go Home,” “Lonely Traveler,” “Honey Baby,” “The Runaround,” “The Letter,” “Hi Lili, Hi Lo,” “Longer Than Forever,” “Love Is,” “She Chased Me,” “Hold On,” “Hard Luck Joe,” and “I’ll Remember You.” The recordings appear to be low quality copies from vinyl sources, not original master tapes. Many of these are now also available on iTunes and other services.
EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL Bobby Goldsboro’s artwork displayed at Ray Stevens’ new theater
Above:  From the January 10th VIP Special Grand Opening event, Bobby & Dianne Goldsboro. At left:  Bobby’s original painting, titled “Ray Stevens...Way Out There,” hangs in the entrance of the new CabaRay Theater in Nashville.
KENNY O’DELL  Born Kenneth Guy Gist, Jr. (June 21, 1944 - March 27, 2018) Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Headed Bobby Goldsboro’s House of Gold Music Publishing Company Wrote “Beautiful People,” “Behind Closed Doors” Co-wrote “Country Feelin’s,” “Lizzie and the Rain Man,” “To Be With You,” “Water Color Days,” “Why Don’t We Go Somewhere and Love”
50 YEARS AGO APRIL 13, 1968 Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” reaches #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 chart
50 YEARS AGO APRIL 20, 1968 Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” remains at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 chart for 2nd week
50 YEARS AGO APRIL 27, 1968 Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” remains at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 chart for 3rd week
Billboard Magazine, April 27, 1968, page 26
Billboard Magazine, May 4, 1968
Billboard Magazine, May 11, 1968
50 YEARS AGO MAY 4, 1968 Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” remains at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 chart for 4th week
50 YEARS AGO MAY 11, 1968 Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” remains at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 chart for 5th straight week
50 YEARS AGO MAY 25, 1968 JUNE 1, 1968 JUNE 8, 1968 “Honey” hits #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot Country Singles chart MAY 25, 1968 “Honey” hits #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot Country LP’s chart
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ARETHA FRANKLIN (March 25, 1942 - August 16, 2018) Recorded “With Pen in Hand” (click photo at left for YouTube audio) in 1974. Bobby has told the story that the song was strongly considered to be released as a single (with double-length songwriter royalties to Bobby) until events in Franklin’s personal life changed her mind and a different song was chosen for radio play.
BURT REYNOLDS (February 11, 1936 - September 6, 2018)
“THE GOOD OL’ DAYS”   -   HISTORICAL ANNIVERSARIES
55 YEARS AGO Bobby records his first Billboard Top 10 hit, “See the Funny Little Clown.” 50 YEARS AGO Bobby’s recording of “Honey” becomes 1968’s biggest selling single in the world. 45 YEARS AGO Bobby records “Summer (The First Time)” and his television show successfully premieres. 40 YEARS AGO Bobby’s mustache debuts, as Bobby sings “The Good Ol’ Days” on TV. 25 YEARS AGO Bobby’s children stories appear as Comes-To-Life interactive books. 15 YEARS AGO Bobby returns to performing live concerts after a decade hiatus. 10 YEARS AGO Bobby celebrates his first public art show in Orlando, Florida,
Bobby and legendary actor Burt Reynolds were longtime friends who worked together on many projects.  Bobby co- produced Burt’s 1973 record album, and did the music for the 1976 film “Gator” and 1990’s television projects “Evening Shade” and “The Man from Left Field.”  Bobby has joked that he and Reynolds hit it off immediately since they had so much in common.  “Burt was this handsome, ladies’ man from Florida, ...and I was from Florida, too.”
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