Once upon a time, Steve Hideg had his own band: Steve Hideg and The Continentals. He played in the “Truth or Consequences” band and put in several years in Vegas, The Los Angeles Times reports.
The money wasn't great, and he never played with the big stars. But he was living out a dream born in his native Hungary, which he escaped in 1956.
Steve is deaf in one ear, blind in one eye and losing the vision in the other one to macular degeneration. But he still shows up with his suit pressed and a smile on his face.
“I live my life by three principles I learned as a Boy Scout. Faith, hope and love,” he told the Times. “And I can’t believe I’m still doing what I love.”
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