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Merv Griffin

Merv GriffinCount BasieLeopold StokowskiGrammy Awards
Merv Griffin, left, with bandleader Count Basie and conductor Leopold Stokowski at the 1961 Grammy Awards. Griffin himself scored an unlikely No. 1 hit in 1950 with his Cockney-accented rendition of “I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts.” File
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