Lorne Greene, “Ringo”

Another in our series of "Actors Who Should Have Stuck to Acting."

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 05, 2022
     Category: Guns | Hollywood | Music | Television | Wild West and US Frontier | 1960s

you sure that isn't leslie neilsen?
Posted by arline on 03/05/22 at 09:28 AM
And that's how you achieve notoriety with a little help from your friends.
Posted by Richard Bos on 03/05/22 at 02:04 PM
But he’s not really singing, is he? He talked the whole song.
Posted by Judy on 03/05/22 at 05:45 PM
@Judy: that's a technique from opera. It's called Sprechstimme. There's a whole spectrum from full-on song, through recitative and parlando, through Sprechstimme and rap, to plain spoken word.
Posted by Richard Bos on 03/06/22 at 04:45 AM
@Richard Bos: that’s interesting. I didn’t know that. I learn something every day!
Posted by Judy on 03/06/22 at 06:23 PM
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