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: Johnny Olson

Johnny Olson was a radio-TV personality best known for his announcing on game shows. He appeared on “What’s My Line,” “To Tell the Truth,” “The Price is Right” and many more. Johnny worked for WTMJ in Milwaukee with the Rhythm Rascals and became the station favorite. He then went to Hollywood only to return to WTMJ where he created “Johnny Olson’s Rumpus Room” which attracted popular performers of the day, including Spike Jones and the Andrews Sisters. Olson appeared on many other radio and TV shows throughout his career. He was probably best known for his “come on down” line on “The Price is Right.”

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