People: Jul. 21, 1967

"There's something in you that craves expression, and it must come out," said Illinois Republican Senator Everett Dirksen, 71, explaining his late blooming career as a Capitol Records star. The Senator's first two LP exercises in throbbing recitative, Gallant Men and Man Is Not Alone, have sold 600,000 copies, and he has now finished cutting a third, in which he intones such golden oldies as A Visit from St. Nicholas and Silent Night while a 22-man orchestra and ten-man choir make moan in the background. As for that craving, it often finds outlet in...

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