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Mary Ford was an American vocalist and guitarist, comprising half of the husband -and-wife musical team Les Paul and Mary Ford. Between 1950 and 1954, the couple had 16 top-ten hits, including "How High the Moon" and "Vaya con Dios", which were number one hits on the Billboard charts. In 1951 alone they sold six ...


Les Paul and Mary Ford were a popular 1950s husband-and-wife/group musical team in which Les Paul played the guitar and Mary Ford sang. In 1951 alone, they sold six million records. Contents. [hide]. 1 Background; 2 Radio and television programs; 3 References; 4 Sources. Background[edit]. The couple were ...


Sep 30, 2016 ... Today marks the passing of Mary Ford, Les Paul's musical partner and wife of many years.


Between the years 1950-1954, Les Paul and Mary Ford had 16 top-ten hits. They had five top-ten hits within nine months. "Tennessee Waltz","Mockin' Bird Hill", " How High the Moon" ( #1 for nine weeks), "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise", " Nola", "Lover." and "Whispering". From August 1952 to March 1953 they had five  ...


Mary Ford became famous for her groundbreaking duets with musician and inventor Les Paul. On what would have been her 87th birthday, we look back at her life and singing career...

Feb 16, 2014 ... This is the first time I heard an electric guitar, the first time any of us ever heard of an electric guitar and it made a big impression. Les Paul was like Jimi Hendrix years later a whole new sound. Revolutionary´╗┐. Read more. Show less. Reply 18 19. Loading... View reply. View reply. Hide replies. B.P.Cap ...
Mar 29, 2010 ... The popular hit-making couple string three songs together in one memorable performance: "I Really Don't Want to Know", "There's no Place Like Home", and " Tiger Rag". This comes from their appearance on the public domain TV series, " The Colgate Comedy Hour", originally aired on March 21, 1954.


Nov 16, 2016 ... Learn about Mary Ford's rise from the 1940s country scene into one of the most recognizable women guitarists of the 50s playing with then-husband Les Paul.


Nov 9, 2012 ... Hit records, a love story and radio and TV success feature in the Les Paul and Mary Ford story.