All the boys think she’s a spy

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

May 14

Bobby Darin1936: Multi-talented Bobby Darin is born in the Bronx.

Kim Carnes1981: Kim Carnes goes to the top of the charts with Bette Davis Eyes. It will spend nine weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and become Jackie DeShannonthe overall #1 song for the year. Written by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon for DeShannon’s 1974 album New Arrangement, it does not become popular at all until Carnes covers it. Bette Davis herself sends roses to Carnes when her version wins a Grammy. Here you go with the original and the cover:

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