LC: …You are now widely considered among one of the legends, certainly were to me growing up.
Charles: That has its advantages and disadvantages. There’s no joy in winding this up. But there has been a lot of joy in it. There has been a lot of happy memories associated with it. And they all have to do with the people you work with. And also has to do with the people who are watching, because you really feel it’s all for them.
LC: Do you feel satisfied with this long career?
Charles: No. (laughing). Well, it’s just one of those things that if you enjoy something, you want to keep doing it, and you don’t want it to ever end, ever. Most people find it hard to imagine that you regard this as work. It’s not really work, it is really a joy.
And here’s Charles Osgood singing on his 80th birthday