The comedy segment is Aunt Blabby, who talks about how watching "Roots" led her to discover some of her own odd relatives. Diana Ross performs; in the following interview, she talks about her trip home to Detroit. Asked about touring, she says that all tours are the same whether starting out or successful - much time in hotel rooms. Once she was successful, she bought a home for her mother, and then bought herself a car. At one time she decided not to buy diamonds for herself, because she felt it was better to receive them as a gift from a man, but she later relented. She talks about her upcoming special and her role planning it, including her portrayals of other famous singers including Bessie Smith, Josephine Baker and Ethel Waters. Burt Reynolds talks about his new house next to Barbra Streisand's, which was previously owned by George Harrison. He thanks viewers for the mail he got from his last appearance, when he appeared ill; over a hundred people sent him Bibles, which he ...
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[on his new house
Right next to Barbra Streisand. Yeah.
You run over every morning, and borrow a cup of ego?
When re-broadcast on Antenna TV, Diana Ross's musical performance was edited out. See more
Written by Paul Anka
and Johnny Carson
Performed by The Tonight Show Band See more