Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy.
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(TV Series) (singer - 17 episodes)
(TV Series) (singer - 217 episodes)
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Francesco Paolo Lo Vecchio
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[(from an interview for the book "Off the Record: An Oral History of Popular Music"] . . . if I had it to do over again, there is one thing I would change. I would make it [success] happen maybe ten years sooner. Ten years is a good stretch of scuffling. But I scuffled for 17 years before it happened and 17 is a bit much.
When performing his signature hit "Mule Train" at the 1950 Academy Awards, he caused the unintentional comic highlight of the evening when his whip wouldn't crack properly. After a series of false starts ("Oops, that's no good. Can we try it again?") that got him, the audience, and music director Alfred Newman
laughing uproariously, he was finally able to sing the song through to completion, ...