Music: Feels Good That Way

On Monday nights the crowds at Los Angeles' Palladium are often on the thin side, but last week the evening brought out 7,622 croon fans, come to listen to a voice that one of its admirers once described as having "the virility of a goat and the delicacy of a flower petal." They sat patiently on the huge, circular dance floor through the preliminary stuff—Ike Carpenter's band, the Bobby True Trio, but when the main event came on they howled with delight. And when 35-year-old, toupee-topped Crooner Frankie Laine finally let them have what they wanted —his bobbing, bouncing Rosetta and...

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