Television: Mail-Order Melody

For years people have talked back to their television sets — "Why don't you shut up?" "Give 'em hell, Harry" — but not until Mitch Miller came along did viewers sling an arm around the old tube and sing along with it. A three-year-old phenomenon of the record industry, Miller's eleven Sing Along with Mitch albums have sold well over 4,000,000 copies. Now appearing fortnightly on NBC with a 28-man chorus of bald basses and potted tenors — last week's show was the third of the series — he has set new rating highs with such material as Toot, Toot,...

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