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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.


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...

Jun 27, 2014 ... A VERY rare live television performance by Les Paul and Mary Ford. Most musical performances on TV in the 1950's were Milli Vanilli-esque lip-synched affairs so this is a real gem. Les and Mary perform "There's No Place Like Home" with some classic add libbing, especially from Les. Mary Ford was a fine ...


Jul 12, 2013 ... Les Paul is considered a legend and the genius behind the electric guitar, and rightfully so. However, when Les Paul was racking up the hits in the early 1950s, the vocalist on his hit recordings was his wife at the time Mary Ford. Unfortunately no one seems to remember her much. Mary Ford was born Iris ...


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.


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Mary Ford, Soundtrack: Carol. Mary Ford was born on July 7, 1924 in El Monte, California, USA as Iris Colleen Summers. She was married to Les Paul and Donald Hatfield. She died on September 30, 1977 in Arcadia, California.