Debby grew up singing with her father on television, and she says he's doing great today. "He's healthy, happy, still working," she says. "[He] has a new record coming out himself."

Debby says her dad is always willing to mix it up—like when he showed up at the 1997 American Music Awards in leather and chains to promote his heavy metal album, Pat Boone in a Metal Mood. "I had no idea that was going to happen," she says. "My son was with me. He was in junior high … and he sees his grandfather walking out looking like that, and he just buried his head in his hands and said, 'Is there no way to stop him?' Mind you, his friends all said, 'Your granddad's so buff' the next day."


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