Tin Pan Alley: No One Richer Than

On Billboard's chart of bestselling 45 r.p.m.s, a record called Married Man appeared a fortnight ago in 104th place, between Bewitched and Somewhere.

Last week it had jumped to No. 80 in the so-called "Hot 100," and it is almost certain to keep right on rising. The song is from Baker Street, which has yet to reach Broadway. But the recording is already so popular with disk jockeys that every time a transistor is flipped on, or so it seems, out comes Married Man. This, without doubt, is because the recording artist, the...

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