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Song of the Day #786 (Frankie Laine, RIP)

Song of the Day: That's My Desire, music by Helmy Kresa, lyrics by Carroll Loveday, was a huge hit for Frankie Laine, who passed away yesterday at the age of 93. His voice was one of those heard in the household of my youth; I will never forget some of his famous recordings. Listen to audio clips of this classic here and here.


This is sad news. Frankie Laine would often perform at various venues in and around San Diego. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Laine when I donated a guitar to one of his charities. He was a genuinely nice man. You can read his hometown obituary here.

The link I gave in my previous post was from the AP. The San Diego Union Tribune wrote a nice obituary for Frankie Laine here.

Hey, Mick, this reply is late in coming... but thanks very much for the extra link on the Lane obit. A real loss.