Category: The Carson Podcast

B.J. Thomas

B.J. Thomas discusses his Carson appearances, Burt Bacharach, recording “Raindrops” & singing it at the 1970 Academy Awards, Elvis Presley, & a memorable Ed Sullivan appearance. Link: https://apple.co/322CW8x
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Steve Purcell

Steve Purcell discusses directing the Tonight Show backstage video that aired on Johnny’s final show, being with Carson pre-show in his office, & visiting Johnny’s Malibu home. Link: https://apple.co/2kSjoDD
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Bob Askey

Bob Askey discusses attending college with Johnny, seeing television for the first time at Johnny’s parents home, his friendship with Dick Carson, and Carson’s first wife Jody. Link: https://apple.co/2mepNtb
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Mimi Hines

Mimi Hines discusses her Johnny appearances, getting a big break on Jack Paar, her friendship with Paul Lynde, & opening for Tony Bennett at the Copacabana. link: https://apple.co/2KZTMh6
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Tracy Newman

Tracy Newman discusses her Johnny appearances, being managed by Ed McMahon, Rodney Dangerfield, writing on Ellen DeGeneres’ sitcom Ellen, & working with Bob Newhart. link: https://apple.co/2Ml9sys
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Johnny Dark

Johnny Dark discusses being with Carson in Las Vegas, his 4 Tonight Shows with guest hosts, Andy Kaufman, Dave Letterman, Robin Williams, & Bob Uecker. link: https://apple.co/2YBwXde
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