Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues -- communicating with an audience.
Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for stars.
I must have done about 25,000 promos.
Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level, you're really connecting.
A non-violent world has roots in a non-violent diet.
Success doesn't happen in a vacuum. You’re only as good as the people you work with and the people you work for.
We tell stories. We talk about statistics. And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat: the long distance dedication.
Songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now theyre getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, youve got a hit.
For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along. Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger.
I probably would be continuing to do voice-overs, continuing to do cartoon shows, and at the same time I'd probably be on a sitcom or a dramatic television show.
I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications.
The stories are success stories. The letters from listeners often touch the heart and can be inspiring.
Vegetarianism is the cure for 99% of the world's problems. Think about it...
Growing up, I actually wanted to be a professional Baseball player, instead of a radio DJ. Believe it or not.
The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
I was drafted and went to Korea where I had an opportunity to create a production team that did dramatic and comedy shows. I had also done a little disc jockeying.
I started radio in 1950 on the Lone Ranger radio program, a dramatic show that emanated from Detroit when I was 18 years old and just beginning college. I did that for a couple of years.
It's been amazing, the number of commercials that I've done, starting back in 1968. It must be 8,000.
Always be consistent.
My first commercial was for Miller High Life beer.
My agent said that I was one of the top three busiest people in the country.
I accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. That is the timeless thing,
Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor.
But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message.
Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years.
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