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4. The Smothers Brothers, on the Record

35 “Things are looking up for us”: Sherry Smothers. Interview with author, December 6, 2008.

35 “That Purple Onion album”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, October 21, 2008.

36 “The first album”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, October 21, 2008.

36 “They cleaned us out!”: Tom Smothers. Interview with author, July 1, 1999.

37 “The appeal of the Smothers Brothers”: Robert Shelton. “A Couple of Singing Comedians,” New York Times, May 30, 1961.

37 “Whenever I started a new series”: Steve Allen. Interview transcript for E!, November 17, 1992, p.1.

38 “Steve Allen was real important”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, July 1, 1999.

39 “I couldn’t hear the melody”: Tom Smothers. Interview with author, October 5, 2008.

39 “We didn’t have enough”: Tom Smothers. Interview with author, July 1, 1999.

40 “‘Chocolate’ had a great punch line”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, July 1, 1999.

42 “The pandemonium and chaos”: Robert D. Wood, vice president, CBS Television Stations and general manager, KNTX editorial. Broadcast December 4 and 6, 1964.

45 “All the best of our best comedy”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, October 6, 2008.

45 “They were ratifying my father’s existence”: Ken Burns. Interview with author, August 22, 2002.

45 “I had their albums”: Bill Maher. Interview with author, July 19, 2004.

46 “Dick was flying airplanes”: David Carroll. Interview with author, November 24, 1998.

46 “And the next thing I know”: Ken Fritz. Interview with author, October 1, 2008.

47 Tom admits, he “didn’t buy it”: Tom Smothers. Interview with author, June 5, 2001.

49 “The attitude at those times”: Ken Kragen. Interview with author, November 20, 2003.

49 “The show was extremely hard on Tom”: Dick Smothers. Interview with author, June 5, 2001.

50 “Dick was being snubbed”: Tom Smothers. Interview with author, June 5, 2001.

50 “loved the angel show”: Bill Maher. Interview with author, July 19, 2004.

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