WBA Hall of Famer Bob Barry ruled Milwaukee's airwaves in the '60s and '70s. He interviewed the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Dolly Parton, Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Dick Clark, Cher and many more. If a band or musician came to town, he met them with a microphone. Barry has collected remarkable recordings of these encounters which he’s now sharing with the public. SUBSCRIBE! Apple Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCould | YouTube | TuneIn | Stitcher | Google Play Music | Pocketcasts | RSS

Bob Barry’s Unearthed Interviews Podcast: Dave Clark Five

The Dave Clark Five, appeared on the Ed Sullivan show 18 times and three times in Milwaukee. Their first appearance here drew an estimated 10,000 screaming teens to George Devine’s million dollar ballroom at the Eagles Club June 7, 1964.  Tickets were $2 in advance and $3 at the door. The ballroom had a capacity of 3,000.  The teens were packed in so tight that when someone would pass out, they would pass them forward to the stage and we would take them to a room backstage for medical assistance. The police could not control the crowd. Dave Clark gave his reaction to that first appearance in Milwaukee, told a personal Milwaukee story and talked about a wild incident while on tour.

Bob signs authographs on stage at DC5 Concert with a local band, Little Artie and the Pharaohs
Bob signs authographs on stage at DC5 Concert with a local band, Little Artie and the Pharaohs
Concert crowd
Concert crowd
Concert with police trying to control the crowd
Concert with police trying to control the crowd
Taking care of the injured backstage at George Devine's Ballroom, Eagles Club, today it's called the RAVE, 24th and Wisconsin Ave
Taking care of the injured backstage at George Devine’s Ballroom, Eagles Club, today it’s called the RAVE, 24th and Wisconsin Ave

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