Skip to comments.Dick Clark dead at 82
Posted on 04/18/2012 12:56:32 PM PDT by crosslink
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The last few years watching him after the stroke slurring his speech was tough to watch.
He should have retired and not let anyone see him like that. The lasting memory would have been a 70 year old guy who looked younger than the 50 year old Bandstand dancers at the reunion.
RIP. Prayers to his family.
**I hope hes finding a good beat thats easy to dance to**
Rock ‘n Roll Heaven
Several years ago, he was testifying at some trial. Before he was dismissed, the judge said he had a question to ask him. The judge reminded him that he was still under oath. The judge’s question was from his wife. He asked how old he really was. Dick Clark answered seventy-something, however old he was at the time. Everyone in the courtroom got a good laugh out of that.
RIP, Mr. Clark. You helped take the edge off of our times. You will be missed.
We all attended the grand opening and it was great fun. I have photos of it, but don't have a graphics server to post. Used to go up there at least quarterly every year till we closed. Haven't spoken with him since.
We'll miss you Dick. You helped provide the soundtrack to our lives! You were the real deal and the first to integrate the races on your show. You saw no color as the teens danced and gathered around you. Bless your family and the countless friends you've left behind.
Entertain them where ever you are Dick.
Really? You just had to post a photo of that fool on this thread? Bad form.
Cool. Good for you.
VERY cool story; memories for a lifetime, no doubt.
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