Vinton Sings Vinton is a nine-track collection of songs recorded by Bobby Vinton, all written or co-written by Vinton himself. It was released in late 1970. It contains five previously recorded songs and four new songs. The song "Kristie" was written for Vinton's daughter Kristin (his second child). Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer of Polish origin. In pop music circles, he became known as "The Polish Prince."