The pop music of the late 1950s and early '60s is recalled via turns by the DeCastro Sisters, Four Aces, Four Freshman, Four Lads, Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Platters, Lenny Welch and Roger Williams. Also: archival footage of Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole and Perry Como. Hosts: Patti Page; Nick Clooney; Peter Marshall; Wink Martindale; Mary Lou Metzger.
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