Valley man returned to 'The Gong Show' for the fourth time

Posted at 5:35 AM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-21 08:35:33-04

A Valley man may be breaking some kind of a record — he's now been on "The Gong Show" four times!

"There's not many one man bands around anymore," says Igor Glenn.

But we managed to find one, and a good one at that!

75-year-old Glenn really is a jack of all trades, playing at least a dozen instruments. Some of them are even homemade.

Glenn does it all. He sings in a variety of ranges and he's also got quite the sense of humor.

"I'm kind of like the comedian that wakes up in the night up the fridge door and the light comes on and he does five minutes of comedy before he realizes where he is," he explained.

He loves performing here at the Beatitudes Campus Senior Living Facility in north Phoenix, but that's small potatoes compared to what he just got done doing.

Thursday night, you saw him perform for the fourth time on ABC's "The Gong Show."

Back in the late 1970s, Glenn appeared on the show three times, winning twice and tying once.

"We did win a two year supply of kitty litter," explained his wife, Barbara. "We got a year's supply of turtle wax, which we gave to the UPS man!"

But Barbara insists her husband isn't doing this for the fame or the fortune.

"That's the most important part for really making people happy and he does," Barbara said.