Singer Frankie Laine Dead At 93
February 7, 2007 at 5:50 AM (PT)
Singer FRANKIE LAINE died TUESDAY of heart failure in SAN DIEGO at 93.
LAINE was one of music's biggest stars of the 1950s, with a string of top 10 hits and 20 gold records. Discovered by HOAGY CARMICHAEL in 1946, LAINE quickly hit the top of the charts with "THAT'S MY DESIRE" and went on to be one of the most popular singers of the era with several TV and movie appearances.
He was also known as the singer of the theme to the TV show "RAWHIDE" and the film "BLAZING SADDLES."