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 | Google Podcasts | Pocketcasts | RSS

Bob Barry’s Unearthed Interviews Podcast: Peggy March

Today we get a German lesson from one hit wonder, Little Peggy March. Peggy came into the WOKY studios with her one hit “I Will Follow Him.” She recorded that song in German and a few other languages. It was a number one hit in the U.S. and many other countries. At 15 years old, Peggy became the youngest female artist to ever hit the top of the Billboard charts in the United States. Our German speaking engineer, Paul Leser, had quite a conversation with her, some of which you will hear. Her career got derailed by the British invasion in 1964 and her manager ran off with her earnings leaving her with $500. Little Peggy March got her nickname because she was 4 feet, 10 inches tall. I asked her how she started singing in German.

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