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Buddy Greco

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 February 2014

Russell Davies interview A-list legends of music, art, comedy and film. This week, Russell is in conversation with singer Buddy Greco.

Buddy began playing piano at the age of four and went on to perform with acts including Cole Porter, The Beatles and Dusty Springfield. He had huge success with his own version of "The Lady Is A Tramp" in 1960 and throughout the decade regularly performed in Las Vegas with his 18-piece band. Also, becoming close friends with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr during his career, he became a member of the legendary Rat Pack.

He speaks to Russell about his art, alongside a soundtrack inspired by his career.

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