(as Senator Everett Dirksen)
U.S. senator who, in 1967, became the first to record an album while serving in the Senate.
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Senator Everett M. Dirksen | Senator Everett Dirksen | Senator Everett Dirksen of Illinois
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He recorded four albums using his resonant bass voice, one of which, "Gallant Men", won a Grammy Award for Best Documentary Recording in 1968. The record went to #16 on the Billboard album chart while the title track single went to #29 on the Billboard Top 40.
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