Eden Ahbez: Legend of The Lost
Kirk Silsbee, L.A. Weekly, 8 July 2016
SOME PEOPLE only have one hit record in them. History's one-hit wonders make up a long, sometimes colorful and often tragic legion. Eden Ahbez got lucky. He had a compelling song, with an unusual melody and a message that struck a universal chord. But having a song was not enough; he was able to prevail upon Nat Cole's valet to get it to the "King" backstage at the Lincoln Theatre on Central Avenue. After he did, Eden Ahbez's fortunes took a definite upturn.
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