Author of book "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: An Unauthorized Autobiography" (1982)
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[Of Dick Clark
]: It was at the time of the payola scandals, where these station guys were taking money to play records. It was a big scandal, and a lot of station guys were fired. On the network, they had just gone through the quiz-show scandals, so after that, they didn't want another scandal. Dick Clark had American Bandstand, and that was a big show. One play on American Bandstand was worth ...
Before Cheryl Lynn
became a successful solo artist, she was one of his amateur performers on The Gong Show
(1976), performing "You Are So Beautiful." With her act, she scored a 30, a previous act (a singing juggler) had also scored 30, and in the audience applauded tie-breaker, the juggler was deemed the winner.
His jokingly, nervous personality.