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 | YouTube | TuneIn | Stitcher | Google Play Music | Pocketcasts | RSS

Bob Barry’s Unearthed Interviews Podcast: Frankie Laine

If you’re a movie buff, you remember “High Noon” starring Gary Cooper. In the film, Tex Ritter sang the theme, but Frankie Laine had the hit record. Frankie also recorded the theme for TV’s “Rawhide.” Frankie Laine was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. His career spanned nearly 75 years. Backstage, following his appearance at Italian Fest, Frankie talked about some of his biggest hits and told me something I was not aware of.

Photo taken backstage at Festa Italiana on the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee.

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