TITLE

The Les Paul/Richard Nixon Connection

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, George
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Mix;Oct2009, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the encounter of musician Les Paul and former U.S. President Richard Nixon. According to the author, Paul had received a phone call from Nixon, when Nixon was still the former U.S. vice president, asking Paul to perform at the White House for former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower together with singer Mary Ford. Moreover, Paul had a chance of singing for the First Lady.
ACCESSION #
45404817

 

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