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Arthur Godfrey

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I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.

— Arthur Godfrey

#half #i #just #money #only

As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market.

— Arthur Godfrey

#corny #crack #goal #market #may

I explained to the lady my love for John and his work, and she made it possible for me to purchase one of the 24 proofs, the one for 'I'm So Tired,' which I have on my piano at home.

— Arthur Godfrey

#his #home #i #john #lady

I know how I like to be treated, so I always start by saying, 'Could you give me a moment of your time, I know you're very busy,' and usually, they will.

— Arthur Godfrey

#busy #could #give #give me #how

I really believe in myself. I'm the hardest worker I know, and one of the best songwriters. There's a craft to it, and it takes a long time to hone it, and I work really hard at it.

— Arthur Godfrey

#best #craft #hard #hardest #hone

I'd just hit the Billboard thing, and I had a good feeling. About a month ago, I received a call that said I was in the running, that I'd made the final 25. So I just wanted to place.

— Arthur Godfrey

#ago #billboard #call #feeling #final

It's not an act, it's just my way.

— Arthur Godfrey

#just #way

Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states.

— Arthur Godfrey

#college #daughters #divorced #facilities #her

You get a letter from her agency embracing you into the family that says, 'It is our goal now to help you achieve your dream of being a songwriter, in John's memory.'

— Arthur Godfrey

#agency #being #dream #embracing #family

You know, if you don't do nothin, you don't do nothin.

— Arthur Godfrey

#nothin #you

About Arthur Godfrey

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Godfrey was also an avid amateur radio operator with the station call sign K4LIB. )
In 2002 Godfrey was one of only three people named on both of industry publication Talkers Magazine's 25 greatest radio and 25 greatest television talk show hosts of all time lists. Despite his faux pas Godfrey still commanded a strong presence and a loyal fan base.

No television personality of the 1950s enjoyed more clout or fame than Godfrey until a famous on-the-air incident undermined his folksy image and triggered a gradual decline; the then-ubiquitous Godfrey helmed two CBS-TV weekly series and a daily 90-minute television mid-morning show through most of the decade but by the early 1960s found himself reduced to hosting an occasional TV special. Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31 1903 – March 16 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname The Old Redhead. Arguably the most prominent of the medium's early master commercial pitchmen he was strongly identified with many of his many sponsors especially Chesterfield cigarettes and Lipton Tea.

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