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Eydie and Steve Sing A Summery Love Duet
  When Eydie Gorme says, "This is the best summer I've ever had," she has two good reasons. For one, this is her first summer as the wife of her singing partner, Steve Lawrence. And as a successful summer replacement for NBC-TV's Steve Allen Show, the newlyweds are the youngest husband-and-wife team ever to head their own TV show.
    Both Steve and Eydie were born in New York. Steve, 23, is a cantor's son who first sang in a synagogue. Eydie, 25, whose parents are Turkish, began as (a) soloist with school bands. They both joined Allen's
Tonight show five years ago, and each made a splash in nightclubs and on records before going, on matrimonially speaking, as a duet. Eydie's finger-snapping vitality fits well with Steve's easygoing style. But the best thing about their program is the contagious excitement of two young singers who are in love with show business and each other.
LIFE Magazine
August 25, 1958
Additional photos from this spread are available in Steve and Eydie's Gallery.