Don Kirshner

Don Kirshner

Real Name:
Donald Kirshner
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B: April 17, 1934 - Bronx, New York
D: January 17, 2011 - Boca Raton, Florida

American songwriter, Publisher (Don Kirshner Music, Inc.), music producer and artist manager. Years active: 1958 to 1982. Recipient of Songwriters Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

Co-owner of Aldon Music with partner, Al Nevins working out of the offices of the famed Brill Building, in New York's Times Square, launching the careers of Bobby Darin, Tony Orlando, Carole King, Neil Diamond,among others and creating the music for TV acts, Monkees and The Archies.

Owned 3 record labels: Chairman, Calendar Records and Kirshner.

Executive producer in 1972 for ABC's "In Concert" and then creating his own live concert show entitled, "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert", which aired on Saturday late night's over the NBC-TV network from 1973 to 1981.
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Artist

Don Kirshner Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Blue Öyster Cult Here's Johnny (The Marshall Plan) Blue Öyster Cult - Here's Johnny (The Marshall Plan) / Divine Wind (Single) Columbia US 1980 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) Timber (as Kirshner) Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) - Rock Island Line / Timber (Single) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
Holly Twins* I Want Elvis For Christmas Holly Twins* - I Want Elvis For Christmas RockStar Records (2) US 1956 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) Silly Willie Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) - Silly Willie / Blue-Eyed Mermaid (Single) Decca Canada 1956 Sell This Version
Buddy Knox 'Cause I'm In Love (as Kirshner) Buddy Knox - Buddy Knox (Album) Roulette Canada 1957 Sell This Version
Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps* Wear My Ring (as Don Kirschner) Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps* - Lotta Lovin' / Wear My Ring (Single) Capitol Records US 1957 Sell This Version
LaVern Baker Love Me Right (as Kirshner) LaVern Baker - Humpty Dumpty Heart / Love Me Right Atlantic US 1957 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin So Mean (as Kirshner) Bobby Darin - Just In Case You Change Your Mind (Single) ATCO Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids Warm Up To Me Baby (as Kirshner) Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids - Warm Up To Me Baby (Single) Roulette US 1957 Sell This Version
David Hill (4) By My Side David Hill (4) - By My Side RCA Victor US 1957 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin With Ray Ellis' Orch. & Chorus* Bobby Darin With Ray Ellis' Orch. & Chorus* - Don't Call My Name / Pretty Betty (Single) ATCO Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin Dealer In Dreams Bobby Darin - Dealer In Dreams (Single) Decca US 1957 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) / Bobby Darin Dealer In Dreams and 1 more… Bobby Darin And The Jaybirds (4) / Bobby Darin - Silly Willy / Dealer In Dreams (Single) Decca US 1958 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin Lost Love (as Kirshner) Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop / Lost Love (Single) ATCO Records UK 1958 Sell This Version
Bobby Darin Talk To Me Something (as Kirshner) Bobby Darin - Million Dollar Baby Atco Records US 1958 Sell This Version
FL 1788 Bobby Darin Lost Love (as Kirshner) Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop(7", Single) London Records FL 1788 Netherlands 1958 Sell This Version
45-DK 1494 Otto Brandenburg Med Jørn Grauengårds Orkester* By My Side (as Don Kirschner) Otto Brandenburg Med Jørn Grauengårds Orkester* - The World Laughs On / By My Side(7", Single) Odeon 45-DK 1494 Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
45-CL 15121 Johnny October So Mean Johnny October - There'll Always Be A Feeling(7") Capitol Records 45-CL 15121 UK 1960 Sell This Version
The Coasters Wait A Minute (as Kirshner) The Coasters - Thumbin' A Ride / Wait A Minute (Single) ATCO Records UK 1961 Sell This Version
HA-K 8033 The Coasters Wait A Minute (as Kirshner) The Coasters - Coast Along With The Coasters(LP, Album) London Records, London Atlantic HA-K 8033 UK 1962 Sell This Version
LSM/S-4174 Don Kirshner* Don Kirshner* - Don Kirshner Cuts "Hair"(LP, Album) RCA Victor LSM/S-4174 Mexico 1969 Sell This Version
Радмила Караклаич* Джингл-Джeнгл (as Д. Киршнер) Радмила Караклаич* - Куда Ты Спешишь / Прости Меня / Джингл-Дженгл / Сегодня Вечером Мелодия USSR 1972 Sell This Version
ABCX-806 Fabian (6) Kissin' And Twistin' (as D. Kirshner) Fabian (6) - 16 Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) ABC Records ABCX-806 US 1973 Sell This Version
2C 178 81798 / 9 Gene Vincent Wear My Ring Gene Vincent - The Capitol Golden Years(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Capitol Records 2C 178 81798 / 9 France 1975 Sell This Version
Buddy Knox 'Cause I'm In Love (as Kirshner) Buddy Knox - The Story Of Rock And Roll (Comp) Roulette, Roulette Germany 1979 Sell This Version