Artificial Flowers (3:15)

Cover of The Hit Singles Collection

From The Hit Singles Collection and 58 other releases

Artificial Flowers, recorded on August 18, 1960 and released on September 9, 1960, is a song about a poor 9 year-old girl named Anne. It was released as the A side of Somebody to Love.

The song was written by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and produced by Ahmet Ertegun, Nesuhi Ertegun and Jerry Wexler.
Conductor and arranger of the Bobby Darin-Version of the Song is Richard Behrke.


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  • SayonaraKansas

    What a depressing song dang haha. He sounds so good though.

    19 Oct 2012 Reply
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    29 Jul 2010 Reply
  • yakkowarner

    This was one of George Clooneys selections on 'Desert Island Discs' (a reference for UK members only I suspect) - "give her the real thing"

    21 Mar 2010 Reply
  • pamidee

    I had this record when I was just a preschooler.I would play it and wonder why no one helped little Annie.But I was a Bobby Darin Fan,and Sandra Dee's,too.

    15 Nov 2009 Reply
  • sovay

    jerry & sheldon = lyrical geniuses! sad & beautiful song indeed

    20 Sep 2009 Reply
  • pennypinprick

    well if that doesn't make me want a drink....nothing else could

    18 May 2009 Reply
  • PandaGetSad

    SWEET sound , Bobby Darin !!!! ♥

    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Dame_Haze

    damn she froze to death making fake flowers thats sad:( true story teller

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
  • MagnusMastah

    Aww! Such a sad song, but so very very good.

    27 Dec 2008 Reply
  • daslava

    Absolutely superb!

    27 Nov 2008 Reply

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