Iowa Archives
5:00 am
Mon November 8, 2010

Andy Williams (Part One)

It was just over 75 years ago when a young Iowa boy joined his brothers in a church choir in western Iowa. Until 2012, when Andy Williams passed away, he was one of the most productive octogenarians in entertainment. Iowa Public Radio's Rick Fredericksen traveled to Wall Lake and Branson, Missouri, for this 2-part, Iowa Archives special. Historic audio comes from Andy Williams, his birthplace museum, and You Tube.

The Williams Brothers quartet, in Chicago.
The Williams Brothers quartet, in Chicago.
Credit Andy Williams Birthplace Museum