People, Dec. 14, 1959

Booked into Montreal's high-tariff El Morocco nightclub, the four singing sons of aging (55) Groaner Bing Crosby soon found close harmony impossible. Their price tag was $12,500 for a week, but they only lasted three days. They bought their way out of their contract. It all seemed to have something to do with a case of Scotch in their dressing room. Gary, 26, oldest of the quartet, says he lost his voice, but regained it long enough, during the boys' final set, to call a ringside lady "a drunken bum." Cutting the act very...