Radio: Irish Tenor

The most popular Irish tenor in the U.S. since the great days of John McCormack was in full career last week. Handsome, high-spirited Morton Downey, 43, has been singing before the U.S. public so long that he is widely taken for granted. But not by the millions of women who eagerly listen to the Blue Network five afternoons a week (Mon.-Fri., 3 p.m., E.W.T.). And not by his sponsor, Coca-Cola, which has just given him a four-and-a-half year contract and a $1,000 raise (to $4,000 a week).

Morton Downey, who grosses $250,000 a year...

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