1959 – Bobby Darin is riding high with “Mack the Knife.” But

Bobby Darin

1959 – Bobby Darin is riding high with “Mack the Knife.” But not in New York, where WCBS bans the song following the fatal stabbing of two teenagers by 17-year-old Salvador Agron. The crime later inspired Paul Simon’s ill-fated musical The Capeman.

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