Show Business: Teen Commandments

In the world of pop music—which is bluesy and sometimes boozy, rocking and often shocking—Singer Pat Boone, 24, stands out as an exemplary type. While earning a reported $750,000 a year, he lives modestly in suburban Teaneck, NJ. with the wife he married at 19 and their four daughters. While recording such jukebox hits as Lone Letters in the Sand and Friendly Persuasion, he attended Columbia University (majoring in speech) and last June graduated magna cum laude. Though a Tennessee-raised descendant of rugged Daniel Boone, he does not drink, smoke or cuss. On occasion he gives guest sermons to Church of...

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