Music: New Pop Records, Jul. 26, 1954

U.S. radio listeners are oppressively aware of a jazzy singing commercial sung by a voice that sounds like a temporary compromise between the voices of Judy Garland and Bonnie (Oh, Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh!) Baker. "I love to cook and cook and cook," she burbles, and proceeds to cite the virtues of Hunt's tomato sauce. One day last spring Columbia Records' sharp-eared Mitch Miller heard the voice on his car radio. The light dawned. "There's a voice." he said to himself, "that sounds like a sexy 16-year-old."

The voice's owner turned out to be Pennsylvania-born Peggy King, 24, a pint-size gamine who...

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