Radio: World-Wide Groaner

A man who was christened Harry Lillis Crosby last week won Hollywood's Oscar for the best cinemactor of the year (see PEOPLE). But it had just become apparent that he could boast of a far rarer distinction: his voice had been heard by more people than any other voice in history.

Nobody could put a finger on the exact point at which Bing Crosby attained this distinction, but the honor was definitely, securely his. For the past ten years "The Groaner" has averaged a new record every other week. Number of copies sold since he first began recording two decades ago: about...

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