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Awards shows are the variety shows now because there are no more variety shows.
You can't make a hit record out of nothing. … It's baseless to think you can make any recording a hit, just by playing it over and over and over again.
I've always dealt with light, frivolous things that didn't really count; I'm not ashamed of that. There's no redeeming cultural value whatsoever to 'Bloopers,' but it's been on for 20 years. It's a piece of fluff. I've been a fluffmeister for a long time.
I get enormous pleasure and excitement sitting in on conferences with accountants, tax experts and lawyers.
I never took any money to play records. I made money other ways. Horizontally, vertically, every which way you can think of, I made money from that show.
I enjoy the annual appearance, though I wish my delivery was as easy as it used to be. I'm encouraged by the many people who tell me I'm an inspiration to them.
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Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions.
November 30, 1929
April 18, 2012
Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark Jr. was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.
American Bandstand (1952 – 1989)
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve (Since 1972)
Pyramid (Since 1973)
TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes (1984 – 2013)
Where the Action Is (1965 – 1967)
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