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.

โ€” Casey Kasem

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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.

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Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.

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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.

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Vegetarianism is the cure for 99% of the world's problems. Think about it.

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Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level, you're really connecting.

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If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit.

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I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications.

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I accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. That is the timeless thing.

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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.

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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.

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As you know, in the past several years, month after month, radio has increased its revenues - some of it even coming from Dot-Com advertisers. So, radio is a survivor.

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But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message.

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About Casey Kasem

Quotes 28 sayings
Profession Radio personality
Birthday October 16

A non-violent world has roots in a non-violent diet.

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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.

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I must have done about 25,000 promos.

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It's been amazing, the number of commercials that I've done, starting back in 1968. It must be 8,000.

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My agent said that I was one of the top three busiest people in the country.

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That something extra, I believe, is a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories. Advertisers like to be associated with those qualities.

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Always be consistent.

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Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor.

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Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years.

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Some of the things that I do, I think are very important and much more important than the radio show or the television show that I do or anything else that I do. I think right at the top of the list is the basic thing. And of course the basic thing is to hopefully stop people from killing anything. And to create a non-violent diet for themselves, because a non-violent world has roots in a non-violent diet.

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Interestingly, songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter.

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My first commercial was for Miller High Life beer.

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Growing up, I actually wanted to be a professional Baseball player, instead of a radio DJ. Believe it or not.

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Success doesn't happen in a vacuum. Youโ€™re only as good as the people you work with and the people you work for.

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The stories are success stories. The letters from listeners often touch the heart and can be inspiring.

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