From the May 10 LARadio.com: "KISS-FM's Rick Dees
mentioned the other morning that his late 1970s hit, 'Disco Duck,' sold 6
million copies. At a penny a copy, it took three years for him to receive the
$60,000 in royalties. 'They sent me a statement listing parties and promotion to
celebrate the #1 position on the charts,' lamented Rick. 'Guess how much that
cost? $57,000. The government took half the remaining money and I earned $1,500
for a six-million selling song.'"…
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