Author of book "You and Me Babe" (1970)
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[on whether The Gong Show
(1976) was in direct contrast of American Idol
(2002)]: That's what I've been told. I did an interview show on Fox and the host asked me if I watched American Idol, and I told him no, and he just refused to believe me. He kept repeating the question over and over. Maybe it's out of jealousy because I think they did make American Idol infinitely better than The Gong Show.
In the four years that he hosted The Gong Show
(1976), Barris got gonged once. In one of the acts, Barris played the role of lead vocalist/guitarist for "The Hollywood Cowboys," which he sang "Take This Job And Shove It!".
His jokingly, nervous personality.