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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics, Bobby Darin

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Bobby Darin's, "Artificial Flowers"
The Lyrics:
She made artificial flowers, those artificial flowers
Made for ladies of fashion to wear
She made artificial flowers, those artificial flowers
Fashioned from Annie's despair
The song is about a 9-year-old girl whose parents die an untimely death, leaving their daughter to fend for herself making artificial flowers for a living. This has a Vegas lounge-style swing sound similar to "Mack the Knife."
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
Bobby Darin's, "Mack The Knife"
The Lyrics:
Oh, the shark bites with his teeth, babe
And he shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
And he keeps it out of sight
It's a swingin' Vegas lounge-style song about a serial killer; it ended up becoming a Number One hit for Darin.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins

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