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Bring Back Dick Cavett!

Are you sick of the latest episode of the Late Night Wars? I'll admit I've been sucked in so far, and have been rooting for Conan, even though I have to go to bed before any of them are on. But now I'm getting kind of sick of it, so I have a solution! Bring back Dick Cavett! He was on opposite Johnny Carson in the late 1960's and early '70s. While Johnny would have musical guests on like Steve and Eydie, Dick would have cool musical guests....like Jimi Hendrix, John and Yoko, and Janis Joplin. I really don't think interviews with today's stars would be all that compelling...I really don't care with Lady Gaga or Justin Timberlake have to say. So why not just run re-runs of the old Dick Cavett show? Check out this great trio..Dick Cavett with Janis Joplin and...Gloria Swanson. Very awkward and strange, yet cool at the same time. By the way,  today's Janis's birthday! She would have been 67 today. Here she is singing "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)" on Dick Cavett's show in 1969.

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01/19/2010 9:09AM
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01/20/2010 6:04AM
Diane
Dick Cavett was Janis's date for her 10th year class reunion. Also there was rumor that they had a 'thing', she was a guest several times on his show.
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