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American Bandstand

American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as producer.

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Watching Jersey Boys tonight made me realise how much I have missed American Bandstand. What an era of music and performance...
Today in 1973, American Bandstand celebrates its 20th anniversary with a 90 minute television special!!
ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC JUNE 16th (Don't forget to "LIKE" AMERICANA MUSIC FOUNDATION to get your daily posts of daily history) 1956: Roy Orbison humbly debuted on the chart with "Ooby Dooby".1958: The first single for Jerry Butler & the Impressions (originally known as the Roosters before this time) first appeared on the charts on this day with "For Your Precious Love,” going on to peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Best Sellers in Stores and Top 100 charts. The song was ranked as the 327th greatest song of all-time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2004. Jerry Butler & the Impressions would go on to register 39 hits.1959: Russ Conway had the top U.K. hit with "Roulette".1961: Gary "U.S." Bonds appeared on American Bandstand. 1962: The Konrads (featuring Dave Jay later to become David Bowie), made their live debut when they played at Bromley Technical School in Kent, England1962: "I Can't Stop Loving You" by Ray Charles was on the R&B chart for the fourth week in a row. 1964: The Rolling Stones paid ...
Just Thinking I know its Monday, but Who remembers how SATURDAYS WERE??,, Getting up pj's on for a while windows open front door(livingroom) open Mom cleaning that storm door that They said keep Locked with Windex or they told you to and I would clean that thing no streaks lol. Cartoons on in the den at my house Mom cleaning up washing hanging up clothes breakfast been cooked My dad outside doing yard work cussing at the lawnmower mad cause its "Smoking" need to go get a spark plug or oil for it.Me still looking at Cartoons hair need to be combed Mom on a schedule and tell you Exactly when she was to do it you Knew it was ti.e when Get the greasr comb brush and sot it floor..(Hated that moment).. My friends knocking at the door Too Early for my Mom and it was 830-900am lol She says No, Helen Ann's not having co right now dont yall have some things to do at your house?? Lol Then later American Bandstand it was ok Esp if it showed people WE liked and The favorite Soul Train. if you Were outside? You came i ...
Cousin Jim's Thought for the Day: One time my kids wanted to surprise me with a good breakfast in bed on Father's Day - they put a cot in the kitchen. Today in history On June 12, 1898, General Emilio Aguinaldo declared the independence of the Philippines, from Spain. In 1939, the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in New York. In 1954, Fr. Dominic Savio was canonized and became the youngest saint ever canonized by the Catholic Church. In 1965, the singing duo "Sonny and Cher" performed on "American Bandstand," in their first TV appearance. In 1979, Bryan Allen, an amateur cyclist, took the "Albatross" down a runway and up in the air for the first successful human-powered flight across the English Channel. In 1996, federal judges in Philadelphia, Pa., blocked a law against Internet indecency. In 1997, the Boeing 777 completed its first flight and became the world's largest twin-jet aircraft. And in 2002, the Lakers completed a sweep of the Nets in the NBA finals - and Shaq was named the finals' MVP. The parting ...
Today in Rock & Roll: Births 1927: Al Fairweather 1928: Vic Damone 1941: Chick Corea 1941: Roy Harper 1942: Len Barry 1943: Reg Presley (The Troggs) 1948: Barry Bailey (Atlanta Rhythm Section) 1951: Brad Delp (Boston) 1951: Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) Events 1959: Sam Cooke insists on racially integrated seating for tonight's dual-headlining show with Jackie Wilson in Norfolk, VA. 1961: Frankie Avalon begins a 12-day tour of South America, one of the first rock tours to play on the continent. 1962: Brenda Lee dislocates her neck while performing at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ, and is hospitalized; one year later to the day, the teen idol finally graduates from the showbiz-friendly high school Hollywood Professional. 1965: Sonny and Cher make their US television debut, singing "Just You" on ABC-TV's American Bandstand. 1966: The Dave Clark Five break a record by becoming the first rock band to make 12 appearances on CBS-TV's Ed Sullivan Show. 1968: Elvis Presley's 27th film, Speedway, starring Nanc ...
I WANT TO BE YOUR LOVER/ WHY YOU WANNA TREAT ME SO BAD-Prince's First Appearance on American Bandstand The two hour *** Clark tribute show that aired on New Year's Eve counted down the top 30 moments/clips from his career, an eclectic selection of highlights that showcased Clark's versatility, ad-libbing skills and peerless ability to connect with artists (and fans) from several different generations. Choosing such a list is inherently subjective because Clark's multi-decade career cannot be summarized in just two hours--or, to be more precise, his career could be summarized in several different ways if only two hours are available to do so. One clip that did not make the cut is Prince's American Bandstand debut, a performance that became as infamous for Prince's brief answers when being interviewed by Clark as it did for Prince's precocity; Prince's debut album, "For You," contained this soon to be famous declaration on the cover: "Produced, Arranged, Composed & Performed by Prince." Clark explained tha ...
Your Sunday reading material of historical factoids and events... Enjoy! June 1st: On this Day 1956: Doris Day signs a major five-year, million-dollar recording contract with Columbia. 1957 - Elvis Presley's "Too Much" hit in the U.K. 1957: NBC-TV chooses Ricky Nelson as one of Five Stars For Springtime on its variety special of the same name, along with Patti Page, Nat King Cole, Gordon MacRae, and Andy Williams. 1959 - Dion & the Belmonts performed "A Teenager in Love" on "American Bandstand." 1959, The first edition of Juke Box Jury aired on the BBC. The shows host, David Jacobs, lead a revolving panel of guests in critiquing the week's top record releases. Although the songs were never played in their entirety, the four judges gave a verdict on whether each would be a "hit" or a "miss". 1959, 'The Battle Of New Orleans' by Johnny Horton went to No.1 on both the Country and Pop charts in the US, where it will stay for two months. The song was originally a poem written by high school teacher James Morri ...
So fun reading these posts. The memories! Back in the 60's we used to go "pool hopping" in Mission Valley. Just hit all the pools at the fancy hotels. I remember seeing "2001" at the drive-In on El Cajon Blvd. Can't believe they really used to show Bullfights on channel 12 live from TJ. (The original reality show!) Bob Dale with his bowties and afternoon movie. Grunion runs in OB. The beach covered with them in the moonlight! Regis Philbin had a local show, and Saturday had "TV 8 Dancetime" a local, live, show like American Bandstand. Ozzies Band Contest! Oh man, I could go! Thanks for your posts, all.
If you like American Bandstand, Ed Sullivan Show, Club MTV, and TRL, you will love my new show I'm developing. Old music, underground & pop.
I so wish I could've been in my teens & 20s in the 1950s & 60s!! I was born to be on shows like American Bandstand & The Lawrence Welk Show!
Black & white TV's!!! *** Clark's American Bandstand & Soul Train!!! Dancing in the living room to both!! Mary Tyler Moore, All in the Family, Brady Bunch & The Partridge Family, The Monkeys. What were some of your favorite TV shows?
Events April 29 1813 - A patent for rubber was given to J.F. Hummel of Philadelphia, PA. 1879 - Electric arc lights were used for the first time -- in Cleveland, OH. 1918 - Center fielder Tris Speaker executed the fourth unassisted double play of his career in the Cleveland Indians' 8-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. 1945 - American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, where tens of thousands of people had perished. 1960 - *** Clark told a House of Representatives investigating committee looking into the payola scandal that he, the host of American Bandstand, never took payola for records featured on his daily TV show. Clark would, however, relinquish rights to music publishing that he owned. The value of those rights, Clark indicated 30 years later, amounted to about $80 million. 1961 - “Spanning the globe ... to bring you the constant variety of sport, the constant variety of human competition, the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. This is ABC’s Wide World of . ...
Jersey Boys (Bway, 2nd Nat'l Tour) – ECC / Singers Dodger Stage Holdings Call Type Equity Chorus Contract Production (League) $1807/week minimum • Chorus rules are in effect. • A monitor will be provided. Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions. Currently on Broadway and on tour. From the mean streets of Jersey to American Bandstand: the thrilling story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became the biggest doo *** sensation of all time: The Four Seasons. Other It brings to life the exciting early days of rock-and-roll, and the price of fame for four guys who had nothing – and everything – to lose. Seeking Equity male and female singers who move extremely well, for possible replacements in the Broadway and 2nd National Tour companies. To comprise the ensemble and understudy principals. Audition Information When: Equity Chorus Call / Singers Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10 AM – Equit ...
'The Now Explosion'...26 Weeks That Changed Music-Television On Saturday, March 14, 1970, music shows on television changed forever when 'The Now Explosion' debuted on Atlanta's WATL. Till then, all there was were teen dance shows like 'American Bandstand' and artist appearances on variety shows. 'Now Explosion' was created to trun weekend television into a Top 40 radio station. The show was created by Bob Whitney, who I spoke with yesterday. Bob had started in broadcasting as a disc jockey, but by the late 60s, was GM of Philadelphia UHF television station owned by Daniel Overmyer. The idea of a video type radio show had been in Bob's head for a couple of years. UHF stations had notoriously low viewership and a weekend music show like this could attract the younger demo and, fill vast swaths of weekend programing time with an idea youth market advertisers should flock too. the link, you'll see photos of the pilot being shot at WFAA in Dallas October 18-20, 1969. In early 1970, Bob moved from the US Comm ...
Travis watching American Bandstand. Jackson Browne's Late For the Sky playing nondiagetic like. Yup.
VETERAN ROCKER FABIAN FORTE RECOVERING FROM HEART SURGERY Former Chancellor Records recording artist and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native Fabian Forte has been sidelined from live performance for a brief season, as he recovers from heart surgery performed in Pittsburgh on 07 April. Forte, who tours regularly with fellow Philadelphia veteran rockers Bobby Rydell and Frankie Avalon, underwent an aorta route, a valve replacement and a bypass. He is presently recovering at home. An influence on such artists as the New Colony Six (who acknowledged him in the sleeve notes of their second album, Colonization) and Dion DiMucci (who covered his material), Forte was responsible for one of rock and roll's defining moments with his utterly stupendous 1959 Chancellor label single, Turn Me Loose. Here is a live American Bandstand clip from that year, in which Forte reprises that classic moment:
Who remembers on Saturdays after Soul Train and American Bandstand was the program Shot Gun Tom had when he would go to High Schools and Jr. High Schools and film us Dancing ?
Michael Stanley has defined the Cleveland Rock Scene for decades. From a band called Silk, to the leader of The Michael Stanley Band, as a solo performer and currently, Michael Stanley and The Resonators- he’s done it all. From The Cleveland Agora to American Bandstand, Drew Carey Show to Arenas acr...
Born on 2day are Chuck Conners-Steven Seagal-Mandy Moore-Percy Pringle/Paul Bearer-Angelo Poffo-Jesse Neal-Orlando Jones-Joseph Pulitzer-Haley Joel Osment-Harry Morgan-and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest-Cher and Gene Simmons on the cover of People magazine in 1978-President Kennedy threw out the 1st pitch in 1961-Charlie Chaplin gets and Oscar in 1972-Nat King Cole gets beaten up in 1956-John Travolta performs on American Bandstand in 1976-Little Eva died in 2003-Public Enemy released Fear of A Black Planet in 1990-and on this day the 1st color 3D film opened the movie was House of Wax starring Vincent Price in 1953-and that izit 4-2day!! and another Happy B-day 2 T.B. !!!
I was more into American Bandstand, American Top 40, pro wrestling, and pretty much prime time TV.
TV, Radio, Press (8) 1962 : Russia's official newspaper, Pravda, warns Soviet teens of the decadent dangers of the new "twist" dance craze. 1969 : Joanie Sommers guests on the syndicated Frankie Avalon Easter (TV) Special 1972 : The Monkees' Micky Dolenz guest stars as himself in tonight's "Barbara Lost" episode of ABC-TV's My Three Sons. 1974 : Al Green performs his hit Here I Am (Come and Take Me) on Soul Train. Green, who had broken an arm and was wearing a sling, performed the song live, which was rare on the show because live performances were expensive and complicated to produce. 1975 : Labelle performs their recent hit, Lady Marmalade, on CBS-TV's Cher show . 1978 : Peter Frampton guest-stars on NBC-TV's Black Sheep Squadron. 1991 : Ringo Starr guest stars as himself in tonight's "Brush With Greatness" episode of Fox-TV's The Simpsons. 1998 : On the TV show Murphy Brown, Candice Bergen's lead character turns 50, and her coworkers celebrate by recreating an episode of American Bandstand. *** Clark, ...
I gotta say I am sad to hear my favourite Meteorologist is retiring from Television. Late Night will not be the same without Dave Letterman. Jimmy Fallon is great at what he does but I will miss Dave & Paul almost as much as Johnny Carson & Ed McMahon. The Times they are a Changing . Some of the best bands in the world were introduced to my eyes & ears on both of those shows since the 70's with Johnny & the early 80's with Letterman, Keyboard player Extraordinaire Paul Shafer & the world's most Dangerous Band. Well Done Dave. These shows & American Bandstand exposed us to the soundtrack of our lives , for that I thank you .
Who Do You Love got me woppin down Marcy like I’m on American Bandstand 😝
Innovations (1) 1982 : Pop duo Buckner & Garcia appear on American Bandstand to perform their hit single "Pac-Man Fever." The single, from their album of the same name, had previously hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and been certified gold by the RIAA, signifying the first successful song about or based on a video game. Video games in 1982 had only become popular in the past few years, and the appearance of coin-operated video game arcades (where Pac-Man reigned supreme at the time) signified the first time computing technology was embraced by home consumers for its entertainment value alone.
March 20th gives us two birthday greats - Happy birthday to Vera Lynn, Britain's favorite (or favourite) sentimental singer of the war years and beyond, known for such classics as "The White Cliffs Of Dover", "Auf Wiedersehn", and this one: And another happy birthday to a Radio 57 favorite bandleader - Larry Elgart, who, by himself or with brother Les, has kept swinging through the years with a warm, yet bouncy sound. Known for the Hooked On Swing albums, he and Les also recorded the famous original theme for American Bandstand.
End of the Day Trivia: The popular show American Bandstand started in 1952 and was hosted by whom?
On this day in 1976 Larry Groce performed his Top 10 hit "Junk Food Junkie" on American Bandstand -
On this day in 1989, *** Clark announces that he will no longer be hosting American Bandstand after 33 years on the job.
When Raton, N.M.-based The Fireballs made its debut on "American Bandstand" in 1960, guitarist George Tomsco was petrified. Not because he was about to perform on the nationally broadcast dance party, but because of how host *** Clark announced them.
This is the second song Benny Mardones performed when he was on American Bandstand. The other song was his smash hit "Into The Night" Benny explains ...
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ON This Day in 1959 - Bobby Rydell made his first TV appearance, on "American Bandstand.". 1960 - Elvis Presley...
Today in R&R History: 1959 - Bobby Rydell makes his first television appearance on ABC's American Bandstand.
Throwback Thursday. Picture on left is from 1961. I was with my Aunt Jeannie Windy Ridge Deer Farm who took me everywhere with her. The photo on the right is my sister and I with my Aunt Mary who was teaching us "new steps straight from American Bandstand" in my Grandmother's living room. We lost my Aunt Mary to cancer when she was only 49 and there hasn't been a day that has gone by that she has not been thought about and missed. Both of my aunts played an integral part in my childhood. Love you Aunt Jeannie!!!
On this date back in '59, Bobby Rydell made his debut TV appearance on American Bandstand. His actual name is Robert Louis Ridarelli ((
Yeah, back in the day. Me and Big John, and Monte Montes used to go to American Bandstand, In the early sixties, when in Philly.
32 years ago today, Buckner & Garcia appeared on American Bandstand performing their hit single, "Pac-Man Fever". The song was intended to be a one-off - the duo had no intention of basing their career around video game novelty songs. However, Columbia Records had other ideas and insisted that the pair record an album with such ditties as "Froggy's Lament" and "Do the Donkey Kong".
Today in History - March 20 0141 - The 6th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet took place. 1413 - Henry V took the throne of England upon the death of his father Henry IV. 1525 - Paris' parliament began its pursuit of Protestants. 1602 - The United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) was formed. 1616 - Walter Raleigh was released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana. 1627 - France & Spain signed an accord for fighting Protestantism. 1792 - In Paris, the Legislative Assembly approved the use of the guillotine. 1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte entered Paris after his escape from Elba and began his "Hundred Days" rule. 1816 - The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed its right to review state court decisions. 1865 - A plan by John Wilkes Booth to abduct U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was ruined when Lincoln changed his plans and did not appear at the Soldier’s Home near Washington, DC. 1868 - Jesse James Gang robbed a bank in Russelville, KY, of $14,000. 1885 - John Matzeliger of Surinam patented the shoe laci ...
On this day in 1989, After 37 years on the air, *** Clark announced his retirement from American Bandstand.
On this day in 1959 Bobby Rydell ("Volare", "We Got Love") made his first of many appearances on American Bandstand -
March 20th has not been a good day in MUSIC.. Today in 1969 John Lennon marries Yoko Ono at the Rock of Gibraltar in France some would say this was the start of the end for The BEATLES.in 1977 the band T-REX plays their last concert before MARC BOLEN is killed in a car accident...1989 *** CLARK hosts his last episode of AMERICAN BANDSTAND ...1991 ERIC CLAPTON'S son CONNOR falls to his death from a 53 story apartment..in his grief ERIC CLAPTON writes TEARS IN HEAVEN...TO THOSE WHO HAVE LOST AND TO THOSE WHO ARE GONE I SALUTE YOU \m/ \m/
I grew up listening to the great Terry Kath and Chicago from 1971 on, and I'm trying to recall were they ever on any shows on Television like American Bandstand, The Midnight Special or Don Kirschner's Rock Concert. I don't ever remember seeing them. If not was there an...
3/20/1989, *** Clark announces his retirement from American Bandstand. On April 8th, comedian David Hirsch would take over, but the show was never the same and came to an end on October 7th. It continued to tape live at the Harrah's Club and Casino in Reno, Nevada, and aired locally until the mid-1990s.
25 years ago today, *** Clark announces he will no longer host his creation, American Bandstand, after 33 years.
The March Equinox occurs at 16:57 UTC today! Happy Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere! Happy Autumn in the Southern! Happy Birthday Carl Palmer! Happy Birthday "Martha Jones!" Happy Birthday Daniel OConnell! March 20: In 1600 five Swedish noblemen are beheaded in the "Linköping Bloodbath"; in 1616 Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment; in 1760 the "Great Fire" of Boston, Massachusetts, destroys 349 buildings; in 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published; in 1861 an earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina; in 1916 Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity; in 1922 the USS Langley (CV-1) is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier; in 1933 Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler, as Chief of Police of Munich, orders the creation of Dachau Concentration Camp and appoints Theodor Eicke as the camp commandant; in 1942 General Douglas MacArthur, at Terowie, South Australia, makes his famous speech re ...
Thursday, March 20 The first Motown Tour of England started in 1965 - 2 shows per night for 21 nights (Stevie Wonder, Miracles, Supremes, Temptations, Martha & Vandellas) Elvis played at Bell Auditorium in Augusta, GA in 1956. Bobby Rydell made his first appearance on American Bandstand in 1959. John & Yoko married in 1969. Gloria Estefan was injured in a tour bus accident in 1990. Chart action: "Surrender" became the 15th for Elvis in 1961. Janis Jopin started a 2 week run at with "Me & Bobby McGee" in 1971. She had died almost a year earlier. Birthdays: Jerry Reed (would have been 77); Carl Palmer from Emerson, Lake & Palmer (67)
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AMERICAN BANDSTAND FAST DANCING* *** Clark JITTERBUG CAROLINA SHAG Don't Knock The Rock Rock Around The Clock But he did not invent to the term!
Halle Bears school concert was great tonight! Jo went to baseball practice instead which was his choice and Haileys grade didn't participate in it. It was a super adorable concert about the American Bandstand:)
Had a goofy time dancing and singing with Ryan and Julia to "Happy" today. Ryan and I always talk about the current music on the radio, and he tells me I always give the same comment if I like it. It has a good beat. I tried to explain American Bandstand and rating the beat of the songs, but it just doesn't quite compute to the modern child!
On this day March 20, 1970 the boys from Beaver County had the record in the country. "The Rapper". We were on a plane to California sipping champagne, on our way to do *** Clark's American Bandstand Show! Ahhh the good life! We had a blast. Jimmie Ross.
I mean just watch old reruns of American Bandstand and Soul Train and you tell me which race is more fun.
"Solitaire": A brief review of the rise and success on the charts of 1983 posted by Steven Housman's Music History Facts. With some arrangements, little changes and her powerful and dramatic interpretation of "Solitaire", this song became in her second smash hit after the giant "Gloria". Enjoy her wonderful performance at American Bandstand, here!
Waiting to watch pixie perform in her school play American Bandstand!!
It would sound like something that would come from either American Bandstand or a really great 70s movie.
On this day in 1962 Barbara George performed "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)" on American Bandstand -
I taped this AMERICAN BANDSTAND 35 years ago this month. We taped this at ABC Prospect Studios in Hollywood, CA -...
You the only guy left in Philly who used to go to American Bandstand show every week?
On this day in 1972 Denise LaSalle performed her # 1 R&B hit "Trapped By A Thing Called Love" on American Bandstand -
we'd present an award together just like we did on American bandstand for *** Clark
My Mom went on the *** Clark show American Bandstand. I bet she knows it.
~ Historic Happenings In Music ~ March 18th: On this Day 1902: Opera legend Enrico Caruso begins his path to becoming the world's first recording star when he waxes ten songs for Italy's Gramophone and Typewriter Company. 1939, Frank Sinatra made his first recording, a song called 'Our Love', with the Frank Mane band. 1958: Jerry Lee Lewis becomes the first musician to appear on American Bandstand actually singing and not lip-synching his performance. Singing "Great Balls of Fire," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," and "Breathless" live, he also becomes the first guest to perform three songs on the program. 1959: EMI announces its intention to halt production of 78 rpm records. 1960: Rio Bravo, the classic Howard Hawks/John Wayne Western that also stars Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson, opens in US theaters. 1965, The Rolling Stones were each fined £5 ($8.50) for urinating in a public place, following an incident that had taken place at a petrol station after a gig at the ABC Theatre in Romford, Essex, England ...
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In 1958, Jerry Lee Lewis became the first recording star to actually sing live, rather than lip sync, on *** Clark's 'American Bandstand',
On this day in 1958, inductee Jerry Lee Lewis was the first musician on American Bandstand singing and not lip-synching his songs!
Today in R&R History: 1958: Jerry Lee Lewis is the first act on American Bandstand not lip-syncing his performance. Great Balls of Fire!
I'm gonna go with solid gold as well ;) maybe a Bit of American bandstand dancing
I guess there were angels on American Bandstand, we just didn't know it,. but they laughed & they danced to their own heavenly tune!
On this day in 1973 Edward Bear performed "Last Song" on American Bandstand -
Amongst some of the programs, Just the Ten of Us, Mr. Belvedere, Night Court, Small Wonder, (The Best of) American Bandstand. This is insane
I think they should bring back American Bandstand, 60's music and all. I volunteer to host and/or dance.
yesterday I saw his 1st interview on AMERICAN BANDSTAND
Hold on...Soul Train is on. Bring on Solid Gold & American Bandstand & the day will be shot.
Clip of *** Clark presenting The Beatles' short film (ie: early rock video) of Strawberry Fields Forever on American Bandstand in 1967. Clip taken from the ...
Good Morning! It's time for The Endless Summer Beach & Dance Party's "RATE A RECORD" I started this yesterday. Those of you who remember this from *** Clark's AMERICAN BANDSTAND know that you score the 2 songs anywhere between a low of 35, to a high of 98. Monday we rated Jr Walker's "What Does It Take" at 94, and the Chairmen's "Give Me Just a Little More Time" at 89 Today's RATE A RECORD: O.C. SMITH "BRENDA" "LADY SOUL"
Keep your eyes open!! This past Saturday night, "PBS" aired "Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics"!! I had completely forgotten some of the songs but when they were played, I knew every word!!! (For young folks, YES we could understand what the words were) Did I just reveal my age? I have caught myself thinking about "American Bandstand" & "Kilgo's canteen"!!! Man-O-man, I sho nuf' is gettin old!
Events March 11 1791 - Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office. Four patents were issued for his machines: (1) to thresh corn and grain, (2) to break and swingle hemp, (3) to cut polished marble, and (4) to raise the nap on cloths. 1888 - A blizzard started to roar along the Atlantic Seaboard of the U.S., shutting down communication and transportation lines. The white stuff continued to fall for three days in the “Great Blizzard of 1888.” More than 400 people died.(March 11-14). 1909 - The first gold medal to a perfect-score bowler was awarded to A.C. Jellison. The honor was bestowed by the American Bowling Congress. 1927 - Samuel Roxy Rothafel opened the famous Roxy Theatre in New York City. The showplace was indeed a palace. It cost $10,000,000 to build and held 6,200 theatregoers. The Roxy truly was part of the ‘golden age of the movie palace’. The screen was 18-feet by 22-feet. The first feature shown at the Roxy w ...
(LONG POST) This is how we rolled through the 1960's The sixties were the age of youth, as 70 million children from the post-war baby boom became teenagers and young adults. The movement away from the conservative fifties continued and eventually resulted in revolutionary ways of thinking and real change in the cultural fabric of American life. No longer content to be images of the generation ahead of them, young people wanted change. The changes affected education, values, lifestyles, laws, and entertainment. Many of the revolutionary ideas which began in the sixties are continuing to evolve today. Youth predominated the culture of the 1960's. The post World War II Baby Boom had created 70 million teenagers for the sixties, and these youth swayed the fashion, the fads and the politics of the decade. California surfers took to skateboards as a way to stay fit out of season, and by 1963, the fad had spread across the country. Barbie dolls, introduced by Mattel in 1959, became a huge success in the si ...
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"HIP CHECK" Billed as "the hippest trip in America", Soul Train was deep throated host DON CORNELIUS' answer to AMERICAN BANDSTAND, a wall-to-wall assault of the funkiest fashions, fiercest 'fros, and fanciest dance moves (THE ROBOT, THE SLIDE, and THE FUNKY CHICKEN) ever busted out on the boob-tube. Sponsored by ULTRA SHEEN and AFRO SHEEN..."natural"-ly.
Popular Culture Elvis Presley purchases a mansion in Memphis, Tennessee and calls it Graceland The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool ( Where the Beetle's started ) The Film Jailhouse Rock premiers with Elvis Presley "American Bandstand" the teenagers chart music show makes its network debut on ABC Popular Films The Ten Commandments Around the World in Eighty Days 12 Angry men Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley The Bridge on the River Kwai The Three Faces of Eve Popular Books The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss From Russia with Love - Ian Fleming The Guns of Navarone - Alistair MacLean
The "Polyester Ball" wishes a happy birthday to BEVERLY BREMERS (born March 10, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois), who recorded the Top 20 million-selling hit "Don't Say You Don't Remember" (Beverly performed the song on *** Clark's "American Bandstand" on its April 22, 1972 broadcast.) After relocating with her family to the New York City area, Beverly performed on CBS-TV's "Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour" on her thirteenth birthday. In 1969, she joined Broadway's "Hair" early in its first run playing Chrissy, and then returned to the musical and played the female lead Sheila during the final phase of Hair's original Broadway run. Bremers is now a successful songwriter, composing the theme song for the Disney Channel's "Mousercise" (which earned her a Platinum Record for selling over 1 million copies), an in-demand voice-over actress (she's Slug Boy's mom on the Cartoon Network's "Cow and Chicken"), and is also a well-respected vocal coach in the Orange County, California area.
who all remember waking up on a Saturday morning doing your chores and watching Soul Train an American Bandstand?
This Swedish rock group formed in 1972 and this was from their 1975 performance on American Bandstand with *** Clark – talk about a blast from the past?
did someone ever seen the Tom Fogerty apperance at American Bandstand ? ? Tom was playing Joyful Ressurection with a Black Telecaster and a Kustom amps next to him ? ? ? ?
Anybody remember these dancers? The regulars from American Bandstand when it was broadcast from Philly.
"OH, PRETTY WOMAN" - Roy Orbison on American Bandstand 1966 vay anasını be
"ROCK N ROLL HEAVEN" This is a live 1981 video of The Righteous Brothers performing their big hit on American Bandstand.
MUSIC VIDEO MONDAY: Pac-Man Fever- Buckner & Garcia on American Bandstand in '82
Imus show sounds a lot like American Bandstand in the '50s. I give it a 85.
Fabian taking us back to the American Bandstand days!
I added a video to a playlist A Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie (American Bandstand Special)
she is an incredible woman! Been a huge fan since she said she wanted to "rule the world" on American Bandstand!
Anytime I think of Rick Santorum, I think Little House on the Prairie, American Bandstand, *** Barrel. Weird, huh?
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I remember watching them play this on American Bandstand when they first came out .
How did Cha Cha win the American Bandstand contest at Rydell? She doesn't even go here!
that cool, I go back to American bandstand n Soul Train days. I prolly know as much bout him as he does lol jk
~ Today's Historic Happenings In Music ~ March 5th: On this Day 1735 - Handel's Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 2 was performed for the first time. 1951: Ike Turner, recording as Jackie Brenston and his Kings of Rhythm, records "Rocket '88" for Sam Phillips at his Memphis Recording Service (later Sun Studios) in Memphis, a record now considered by many musicologists to be the first rock and roll record. 1955, Elvis Presley made his TV debut when he appeared on the weekend show 'Louisiana Hayride' on KWKH TV, broadcast from Shreveport Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana. 1959 - Chuck Berry performed "Anthony Boy" and "Almost Grown" on "American Bandstand." 1960: At 9:15 am, Elvis Presley is officially discharged from the United States military (though he will remain on reserve for another four years). He collects a final paycheck of nine dollars and eighty-one cents and boards a train for Memphis. 1963, Country singers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins were killed in a plane crash near ...
Jack McDade, *** Clark’s very first musical guest on American Bandstand in July of 1956 stopped by Hunterdon...
WHAM made their U.S. TV debut THIS day, 1983! Appeared on 'American Bandstand' - and playing NOW on 94.1 - willie b
March 5, 1983: Wham! makes there US television debut on American Bandstand
Photo: Bob Serrao once appeared on American Bandstand, sang for Steve Allen and released two records. At...
The arm motions for The Village People's song 'YMCA' originated from the kids of *** Clark's 'American Bandstand'...
Friday YouTube Jams: The day Public Image Limited took over American Bandstand: (cheers
Remembering growing up in the fifties. The Delaware Water Gap Blues Being six foot one in the seventh grade can have its advantages and disadvantages. For me, one disadvantage reared its head when my friends and I went to the Hy-way Theater on Route 4 on Saturday afternoon for the weekly kiddie matinee, with its treasures of fifteen cartoons, a batman serial and two monster movies. Each week I had to face an irate ticket seller who would not let me in for the twelve and under children’s price of twenty-five cents. The advantages began when the opposite sex became a more important part of my existence. It was a never ending source of amazement to me that upon reaching that six foot plateau, girls viewed me in a curious way. As if by magic, I had become three years older, more mature, and possessing the sex appeal of Elvis Presley. If the reader has not already guessed, this chapter in my life was set in the era of Elvis Presley, Dion and the Belmonts, and *** Clark’s American Bandstand from Phila ...
Over 40 Years of Connecting People With God's Love and Faith In May 1967, Kenneth Copeland was walking along the bed of the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the Lord dropped the vision of the ministry into his heart: to preach the gospel to the nations—a call that would include using every available voice to preach the uncompromised message of faith to meet the needs of people worldwide. It all started though with simple steps of obedience and faith, walking in love and the integrity of God's Word. In 1957 at 20 years of age, with a hit record, Pledge of Love, at on the national charts and on the local charts Kenneth looked to be on his way to a successful singing career appearing on American Bandstand and featured next to Ricky Nelson in Dig Magazine. But God had other plans. He met Gloria and asked her to marry him on their first date. She said yes. At that time, they lived in a rented apartment with a rollaway bed, coffeepot they cooked in and kept their food on the porch to keep it cold. Thin ...
CULTURAL ICON: The late *** Clark, founder of the popular television show, "American Bandstand," donated the show's podium and background props to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. (US), thus establishing the show's place as a fixture of American culture.
just cause I remember this song and watching it on american bandstand lol one of my quirks
LL Cool J on "American Bandstand" was HUGE in terms of the "tanning" of America. Run DMC introduced on SNL by Spike Lee as …
Tap fight with my big bro pat, he wanted american bandstand, yes I lost.
Dancing like I am on Shindig. 99.9% will be googling Shindig. Dance Show Like American Bandstand in 60's.
TODAY IN MUSIC. 1958 - Tommy Sands performed "Sing Boy Sing" on "American Bandstand." 1981 - The Association performed "Dreamer" on "American Bandstand." 1970 - Led Zeppelin performed as the Nobs in Denmark after the family of Ferdinand von Zeppelin threatened a lawsuit. 1977 - Ray Charles was attacked by an audience member onstage. 1996 - The original members of Kiss appeared at the Grammy Awards. It was the first time in 17 years that the band had appeared in full make-up and costumes.
Public Image Ltd.'s appearance on 'American Bandstand' was one of TV's most surreal music performances.
Early friday morning watching old episodes of American Bandstand on ytube dating back to 1955 brought back many memories of me growing up in the Bronx New York City these were the good old days Have a great day
*** Clark once called the singer of this band an "a--hole" before an 'American Bandstand' appearance. Find out who it is ...
I remember White kids running up to me in 1985 to tell me they saw some dude named LL Cool J on American Bandstand & asked …
Man, I wish I lived in the 50s. I'd watch American Bandstand every day and listen to Elvis.
Just watched American bandstand 1964 Just like Romeo and Juliet and saw a girl I had the biggest crush on possible back then dancing with her partner. I was 17 and she was 15 back then. If you type in Just like Romeo and Juliet on u tube and click on the American Bandstand you can see her. She was 15 her name was Carol House and she was a very Lovely Girl. It is my hope she has had a great Life!
My sister was several years older then me but we would get together and practice out smooth dance moves to *** Clark and American Bandstand. We fought over every thing else but we could shake it up with the music of the day.
I added a video to a playlist The Jacksons Interviewed by *** Clark on American Bandstand
Thursday, February 27, 2014 The late Guy Mitchell ("Singing The Blues") is born in 1927 Jerry Lee Lewis' son, Steve Allen Lewis (named after the TV host) is born, 1959 *** Jagger is hospitalized in New York with a respiratory infection, 1976 During the taping of her TV talk show, James Brown asks host Rolanda White to marry him (she doesn't), 1997 Carlos Santana is given the key to his home town of Autlan, Mexico, 2001 Jefferson Airplane is fined $1,000 for onstage profanity in Oklahoma City, 1970 James Brown is paroled from prison after serving two years on drug and assault charges, 1991 Keith Richards is arrested for heroin possession in Toronto (he is given a suspended sentence and one year probation), 1977 Jamie Foxx wins a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the movie, "Ray", 2005 Randy Newman receives the Best Original Song Academy Award (for "We Belong Together" from "Toy Story 3"), 2011 The Miracles make their first TV appearance, on "American Bandstand", 1960 "The Beach Boys: An ...
*** Clark Interviews Stevie Woods - American Bandstand 1981, how Stevie was discovered in Hollywood by Peter...
The Miracles first TV appearance is on "American Bandstand" in 1960.
Whose appearance on 'American Bandstand' prompted host *** Clark to call him an "a--hole"? Find out ...
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I was checking out some videos on YouTube and ran across Dokken on American Bandstand! WOW how times have changed!
WE ARE SO PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE-FREE SHAG DANCE LESSONS FOR JUNIORS (Ages 10-17) AND THEIR PARENTS!!! It's been a dream for several years to have a JOHNNY HENSLEY'S JUNIOR SHAG CITY...the television show. Problem has been, most of the Juniors are in Upstate North Carolina. SO ! We have decided to start our OWN FREE SHAG DANCE CLASSES FOR JUNIORS...and THEIR PARENT WHO WOULD LIKE TO LEARN.STARTING THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 3-6PM, at AUGUSTA'S FINEST, .the AUGUSTA RIVERFRONT MARRIOTT HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER. We'll have several top-shelf DANCE TEACHERS including JUDY AND JOHNNY TURNER, who have also shared our love for the JUNIORS and wanting to help them develop. PARTNERS ARE NOT NEEDED...FOR JUNIORS OR THE PARENTS. We Will Go Slow !!! Dress is casual, but "appropriate". We'll plan to give FREE LESSONS EVERY SUNDAY DURING MARCH...and possibly TAPING 4 ALL NEW TELEVISION SHOWS featuring our NEW STARS... on the last Sunday, MARCH 30. The only thing we're asking of the JUNIORS and THE PARENTS .is to s ...
On this date in 1960 - The Miracles made their first TV appearance on "American Bandstand."
Today's Music Trivia: On this day in 1961, what recording act became Motown's first act to appear on American Bandstand?
Who remembers a Saturday morning getting up and American Bandstand coming on after the cartoon's and everybody getting up and doing a real line dance to the music with *** Clark!!! My Family had the best going on!
OK. guess I should have done it this way. Regarding KGBT.in the VERY early days, there were two kids shows: Ranger Jim and Clooney (Cloony?) the Clown. I think I was on both...to the dismay of my parents! I think they were in the afternoons when the station was on only part of the day. In the mid 60s, there was "Swamp-a-Go-Go"...an "American Bandstand" spinoff. It was on Saturdays.
Trey's dance during the12/6/97 twist should be on American Bandstand
CARTOON CHARACTER THEME WITH SHASTA SOULSTAR AMERICAN BANDSTAND sings 60's, 70's disco., Rock & Roll, Motown, beautiful romantic songs and also pop music from the 40's to today. Many say she sounds like Diana Krall but Shasta brings her own style, flair and warmth to every song. A definite pro and always a lot of fun and Philly Roots. ..ATTIRE: CARTOON CHARACTER OR OLDIES RETRO
The days of the Record Hops . Before American Bandstand, local radio jocks ruled the music world. Hingham kids went to hops at the Surf in Nantasket, drawn by Bob Clayton of "Boston Ballroom" and Arnie "Woo Woo" Ginsburg, who ruled the roost in the late 50's/early 60's. Arnie is 88 now, and living in retirement on the Coast of Maine.
On this day in 1963 hit maker Johnny Tillotson ("Poetry In Motion", "Without You") performed on American Bandstand -
Oh, American Bandstand... I like your $5 shoes, but I'm not. a. fan.
Why can't the big dance of the year be because American Bandstand is coming to film us? Sincerely, born in the wrong generation.
This is the 56th birthday of my first son. Kenneth Barton Paschen was born at 4:44 pm on a Wednesday at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle after a wild ride to the hospital in a police car two days before. That ride proved unnecessary, as the pains stopped before we got there. It was exciting, though! Kenny was a good baby. When he was about a year and a half he loved to watch TV. He loved American Bandstand and would stand a couple of inches from the screen and bounce up and down to the music. And when the Price is Right with Bob Barker came on, he played close attention. He’d run behind the drapes, and throw them back yelling, “BobBabba!” He didn’t particularly like school and when he was about in the second grade, instead of walking to the school that was a couple of blocks away, he’d hide in the bushes until his dad left for work, and then come back in. When we’d finally get to school, the teacher asked him why he did that. He said, “My mom can teach me!” Later, when he was j ...
I added a video to a playlist American Bandstand Dance Contest 1984
Showtime at the Apollo, Soul Train, American Bandstand, Ed Sullivan Show. Which one do you think broke in the most African American artists?
There are 5 books about American Bandstand and there weren't any about Soul Train, so I decided it was time.
don't use your new boy toy to try and set R&B back to the days of American Bandstand so no1 will notice ur lack of rhythm lmao
.cover and have an 'American Bandstand' moment in their "If I Could Change Your Mind" video:
Since American Bandstand went off the air, our bands have been held up by cheap stands from China.
There is more dancing in this episode than on "American Bandstand." Where's Lord Gino?
Guitar innovator, the great Les Paul and Mary Ford on American Bandstand: via How High the Moon
When American Bandstand went black it never went back.
Watch John Lydon make a mockery of American Bandstand and The Tomorrow Show:
If you didn't have your birthday party at American Bandstand and they didn't play Barbie Girl there is a 70% chance you're lame.
Hanging out with my dance partner Diana at a Thai restaurant near the gymnastics place where we just finished our workshop. We decided to look up a swing website that shall go unnamed and on their history of swing dancing, this quote came up: "In the 50′s and 60′s with the influx of Rock and Roll, partner dancing slowed down in the United States." I have often heard this highly inaccurate quote many times. If by "partner dancing", they simply mean lead and follow dances, then that quote is completely wrong, since anybody who has ever seen American Bandstand or a Rock and Roll exploitation flick, can attest to! Partner dancing slowed down somewhat after World War 2 with the influx of the Tin Pan Alley balladeers (Perry Como and his ilk) along with Be Bop jazz, which was intended for listening and oftentimes even had signs put up at the clubs playing Be Bop stating "No lindy hoping ," but Rock n Roll brought back partner dancing, and swing dancing in particular. As someone who got into Smooth Lindy Hop ...
I've got the theme to American Bandstand stuck in my head.
It's not exactly "Soul Train" or "American Bandstand" but very, VERY enjoyable. Dance contest from a...
Bow wow - I'm going down in history like American bandstand - The irony
American Bandstand and Soul Train were how we got down.
Hope you're enjoying this beautiful Friday! On this day in 1970, The Jackson Five made their TV debut by performing "I Want You Back" and "ABC" on American Bandstand.
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1st question: Which family musical act made their debut on the show American bandstand on this day in 1970? Hint: The hint is in the question. (family musical act)
mëngjes i mirë, good morning!!! (Albanian) Today is Friday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2014. There are 313 days left in the year. On this day in history. 1842 - 1st known sewing machine patented in U.S 1878 - 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (Connecticut) 1885 - Washington Monument dedicated in Washington D.C. 1925 - 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published 1931 - Alka Seltzer introduced 1970 - Jackson 5 make TV debut on American Bandstand
2/21 44 years ago The Jackson 5 made their television debut on American Bandstand. Today, starch your lapels and boogie on down for a Glazed and Confused Donut Bacon Melt to celebrate!
Good Friday Morning, It's an exciting Friday Morning here at the station, at least for me it is. I'm actually off this weekend. I did not have to slide my way into work this morning on icy sidewalks, and high temperatures over the next day or two should be in the 50's. Of course rain and wind comes with it, but we've gone through much worse lately. I had a great night out on the town last night. Conestoga Elementary PTO roller skating party was a blast. Followed that up with a Shamrock Shake. That's about as exciting as it gets around here right now. I did learn several things. Roller Skating is NOT like riding a bike. If you haven't roller skated in 25 years you can NOT jump right back on the rink like you never left. These new skates are no good. They are clearly responsible for the extreme pain in my feet and ankles. Oh and my thighs, quads, and lower back too. I never felt like this 25 years ago so it must be the skates. I also learned kids these days have huge feet. As for the Shamrock ...
Today in Rock February Fifteenth Featured Artist Incubus Incubus Incubus vocalist Brandon Boyd (middle) is born in Van Nuys, CA. 1976 1940's *** Avory is born in East Molesey, Surrey, England. The drummer is with the Kinks from ’64 – ’84. He once auditioned for the Rolling Stones but was turned down. 1944 John Helliwell (Supertramp) has a birthday. The sax player hails from in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England. 1945 Santana bassist (’66 – ’76) David Brown is born. He’s with the group when they play Woodstock in ’69. 1947 1950's *** Clark has it wired. Jerry Lee Lewis performs “Great Balls of Fire” and “Breathless” on American Bandstand. That evening Lewis appears on the prime-time The *** Clark Show. 1958 1960's The Beatles The Beatles "Meet The Beatles!" begins an 11 week run as the album in the U.S. 1964 The Beatles release “Nowhere Man” in the U.S. Though credited to John Lennon/Paul McCartney, it was predominately written by John after he’d fruitlessly spent the night tr ...
Remember *** Clark... the guy from American Bandstand and Rockin' New Years eve?
Tribute to Shirley Temple I was recording for Challenge Records in 1962-63, owned by Gene Autrey and run by Joe Johnson and Dave Burgess (Tequila by The Champs). They were tossing around ideas about what songs I should record and my Mom came up with the idea of me updating a version of "On The Good Ship Lollipop", sung by little Shirley Temple. The first time I tried it out with arranger Jess Hodges, a soulful rendition rang out. That little ole lollipop song was spiced up with trombone solos and a deep-throated "You've got a tummy ache" by the well-known Los Angeles DJ, Wink Martindale. Another L.A. jockey, Bill Balance, picked it three weeks in a row as his "Pick Hit". Listen: flip side of that single was "If You Loved Me (Really Loved Me), originally sung by Edith Piaff. My version was performed twice on American Bandstand. I'll post it here later today. Goodbye little girl with your radiant curls and dimples to die for. You're in our hearts forever more.
walking down memory lane tonite watching the tribute to the BEATLES and feeling younger right now,it,s hard to believe 50 yrs have passed since they were discovered. I am so glad that I grew in the days of Elvis, the Beattles, Everly Brothers and American Bandstand. Those were some great times and we loved to dance to that music. For those of you who didn,t get to experience the 60,s you sure missed out on a lot of fun, so glad to have been a part of it. Who says us old people still can,t rock, we are in our 70,s now and still rocking, and I,m gonna rock till I drop ha ha!
Born on 6 Feb 1943 in Philadelphia, Fabiano Anthony Forte professionally known as Fabian , is an American singer and actor. He became a teen idol of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Eleven of his songs reached the Billboard Hot 100 listing. Fabian's first appearance on American Bandstand was June 19, 1958 and he appeared on the show over 20 times. Fabian continues to perform with two of his Philadelphia buddies, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell as "The Golden Boys"
Today In History (Music) February 4th 1954 - The Drifters recorded "White Christmas." 1955 - James Brown recorded "Please Please Please." 1959 - Frankie Avalon and Jimmy Clanton took over headlining the Winter Dance Party after the death of Buddy Holly. 1961 - Johnny Burnette was rushed to a hospital in Hollywood for an emergency appendectomy. 1969 - "Carl Perkins Day" was celebrated in Jackson, TN. 1971 - Diana Ross guest starred on Danny Thomas' "Make Room For Granddaddy" TV show. 1974 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono temporarily seperated. 1977 - "American Bandstand" celebrated its 25th anniversary with an ABC-TV special hosted by *** Clark. 1977 - Fleetwood Mac's second album, "Rumours", was released. 1983 - Karen Carpenter died from heartbeat irregularities brought on by chemical imbalances associated with anorexia nervosa. 1991 - "Cher at the Mirage" aired on CBS-TV. 1996 - Rob Pilatus, formerly of Milli-Vanilli, was hospitalized when he was hit over the head with a baseball bat in Hollywood. Pilatus was ...
Feb 4,1977 : American Bandstand gets a primetime special in honor of the show's 25th anniversary. The show features one of the first "all-star jams," as Chuck Berry is joined by Greg Allman, Junior Walker, The Pointer Sisters, Charlie Daniels and several others on a performance of "Roll Over Beethoven."
ABC's 'American Bandstand' rock show celebrated its 25th anniversary on the air with a primetime special on February 4, 1977. On it, *** Clark introduced for the first time his concept of an "All-Star Band," in which Chuck Berry, Seals and Crofts, Gregg Allman, Junior Walker, Johnny Rivers, the Pointer Sisters, Charlie Daniels, Doc Severinsen, Les McCann, Donald Byrd, Chuck Mangione and most of Booker T and the MGs jammed on "Roll Over Beethoven."
THIS DAY IN ROCK February 4th: Queen, Electric Light Orchestra, SRV, John Densmore and more ... On This Day in Rock … 1968: Billed as 'Tour 60 cities in 66 Days', The Jimi Hendrix Experience appeared at the Winterland in San Francisco. 1968: Working at Abbey Road studios, London, The Beatles recorded 'Across the Universe'. John and Paul decided the song needed some falsetto harmonies so they invited two girl fans into the studio to sing on the song. The two were Lizzie Bravo, a 16-year-old Brazilian living near Abbey Road and 17-year-old Londoner Gayleen Pease. 1970: John Lennon and Yoko Ono donated their hair for an auction in aid of the Black Power movement. 1977: American Bandstand celebrates its 25th anniversary with a TV special. Among the acts that play the event are Gregg Allman, Chuck Berry, Charlie Daniels and Booker T. & the MG's. 1978: 'We Are The Champions' by Queen peaks at Number Four on the pop chart, where it stays for four weeks. 1978: Talking Heads plus special guests Dire Straits appe ...
Superman reverses the Earth and accidentally goes back in time too far to the night Martha Kent caught him jackin' it to American Bandstand
~ Historic Happenings In Music ~ January 22nd: On this day 1889: The Columbia Phonograph Company is formed in Washington, DC. The record label would eventually morph into the Columbia Broadcast System, better known today as CBS. 1959, Alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder in his New York City apartment Buddy Holly made his last recordings, including ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’, ‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’, ‘That's What They Say’, ‘What To Do’, ‘Learning The Game’ and ‘That Makes It Tough’. The recordings would be overdubbed posthumously and were later released by Coral Records. 1960 - Sam Cooke signed a deal with RCA Records. 1962 - Gene Chandler made his TV debut on "American Bandstand." 1963 - The Drifters recorded "On Broadway." 1963 - Gerry & the Pacemakers held their first recording session. They produced "Away from You" and "Pretend." 1963, The Beatles appeared on three UK radio programs. First The Beatles recorded a session for the show Pop Inn at the BBC Paris studio, t ...
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~ Historical Music Trivia ~ January 14th: On this Day 1955: Legendary disc jockey and promoter Alan Freed debuts his first Rock and Roll Ball in New York City. Staged at the 6,000-seat Saint Nicholas Arena in Harlem, both shows sell out well in advance. Featured at the gig are Big Joe Turner, the Clovers, Fats Domino, the Moonglows, the Drifters and the Harptones. 1956: Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" enters the pop charts 1958 - Sam Cooke performed "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons" and "Desire Me" on "American Bandstand." 1960 - Elvis Presley was promoted to Sergeant in the U.S. Army. 1961, Elvis Presley's' 'GI Blues' started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK chart. Also on this day Elvis was promoted to Acting-Sergeant in the US Army, receiving a pay increase of $22.94 per month. 1963, Charlie Watts made his live debut with The Rolling Stones at The Flamingo Jazz Club, Soho, London. 1964, The Beatles (minus Ringo Starr, who was fog-bound in Liverpool) departed from Liverpool for Paris, France for an ...
TODAY IN MUSIC. 1974 - Kool & the Gang performed "Jungle Boogie" and "Funky Stuff" on "American Bandstand." 1959 - Berry Gordy borrowed $800 to found the Motown record empire. 1984 - Motley Crue opened its first U.S. tour at Madison Square Garden, New York
Bobby Nunn - She's Just a Groupie, originally released on Motown Records in 1982... It was January 8, 1983 that Bobby Nunn performed "She's Just a Groupie" on American Bandstand. Not to be confused with the singer with the 50′s and 60′s vocal groups the Robins and the Coasters. The younger Bobby Nunn started playing synthesizer with Rick James in the 70′s...His greatest hit, She’s Just A Groupie
I remember the the first time I saw the EVERLY brothers it was on American Bandstand! They new how to make their songs tell a story!
There goes another piece of my childhood... The Everly Brothers with *** Clark on American Bandstand... Times long gone
American Bandstand. November 07, 1964. The Everly's are always great, but this performance definitely signifies a change in the music trend. "Gone, Gone, Gon...
I added a video to a playlist Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart - US TV - American Bandstand
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Also, TOMORROW ( Sat 4th ) Columbia City Theater / Roger Miller Trib.. Here's another write up. We're gonna be a preforming as a 4 piece with Country Dave sitting in. Should be a hoot ! // we're up 2nd , music starts at 8PM SHARP. Saturday, Jan. 4 A Tribute to Roger Miller Though best known for the country classic “King of the Road,” Roger Miller was a multitalented session cat. He played drums for Faron Young and Ray Price and fiddle with Minnie Pearl. He wrote songs, performed by Young, Price, and Ernest Tubbs, that went to the top 10. He performed on TV programs like American Bandstand, The Jimmy Dean Show, and The Merv Griffin Show, appearances which introduced his clean-cut looks and goofy persona to millions of Americans, endearing them to songs like “Do-Wacka-Do,” “Dang Me,” and “Chug-a-Lug.” His humor-filled tunes put him in the same category as his most similar contemporary, Bobby Bare, but the two ran in different circles, and Bare proved more successful with lasting fame. But Mi ...
I used to dance to American bandstand all the time
have you seen the American Bandstand footage?
*** Clark interviews the band X at American Bandstand 1982. The members are John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, and DJ Bonebrake.
Here's something What was your favorite tv show in high school. American Bandstand. Your favorite song Beach Boy Anything/Diana Ross Anything and that list goes way on and on. How bout you? East/West games/fights CK/SK also? Let's get this town rockin again!! Cruisin
The late *** Clark was often asked what was the secret to his enduring popularity with teenagers on American Bandstand and "New Year's Rockin' Eve", even as he became old enough to be their grandfather. In his 1978 memoir "Rock, Roll and Remember" he gave three principles that guided him during his 32-year stint as AB's host: 1. Always treat the kids on the show like you would treat guests in your own home. 2. Don't talk down to them. 3. Never speak their slang or language. ("Nothing's more embarrasing than a bald 40-year-old man chomping a cigar and trying to talk like a teenager.") Off-camera *** Clark was known to have a short temper, drop his share of cuss bombs, love his cigarettes and drinks, and was married three times. But when it came to a TV show that featured pop bands of all music genres over four decades, he was the perfect MC--even when guests like John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) of Public Image Ltd. got surly with him on-camera. As my artwork is getting known on DeviantArt, especially my S . ...
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Can you name another music performance show similar to American Bandstand and Soul Train?
TODAY IN MUSIC. 1976 - C.W. McCall performed "Convoy" on "American Bandstand." 1981 - Tierra performed "2-gether" on "American Bandstand." 1957 - Fats Domino recorded "I'm Walkin'." 1987 - Aretha Franklin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Bill Haley and 14 others. Franklin was the first woman to be inducted.
American Bandstand 😭💕 . if only it still aired. oh man. 💕
1959 - *** Clark on the set of American Bandstand.
Wanna see some Krazy Dance Moves.Bring back American Bandstand!!! Ha ha
Nobody thrilled more men on American Bandstand than and myself. Even *** Clark was not immune to our dance moves and charm. :)
American Bandstand. .Love, American style. Bionic Woman, Six million dollar man Remembering the 70's Ok over mid life crisis now.
Photo: African American Dancers on American Bandstand | Best of 2013 Credit updownsmilefrown, via...
My sister, Linda, and her friend, Nancy Pitts, used to watch American Bandstand all the time. Practiced their dancing and singing "Sugar Time". Remember the Lennon Sisters on Lawrence Welk's show? I really thought Janet Lennon was TOO cute.
Photo: World’s Oldest Teenager  1959 American Bandstand emcee *** Clark with teenagers on the set of the...
When I was growing up...if you wanted dance & music, forget American Bandstand. It was Soul Train or just turn the tv OFF! :-D
Various Music Events On January 1 1936: Billboard magazine publishes its very first record sales chart, with the first Number One listed as Joe Venuti's "Stop! Look! Listen!" 1940: New York radio station W2XDG, broadcasting from the Empire State Building, becomes the first to broadcast with the new Frequency Modulation technology, making it the first FM station in the world licensed by the FCC. 1950: Sam Phillips, a 26-year-old disc jockey, opens his new Memphis Recording Service -- later to be immortalized as Sun Studios -- in Memphis, TN, at the corner of Union and Marshall streets. 1957: BBC-TV premieres its new musical variety show Cool For Cats hosted by Kent Walton, is broadcast on ITV. 1959: While on furlough from his Army outfit, Elvis Presley takes his new BMW out for a spin on Germany's famed Autobahn highway and totals it (fortunately leaving the scene of the accident without a scratch). 1959: For the first time, ABC-TV's teen dance program American Bandstand leads the US daytime television rat ...
Just woke up from a dream where I was walking around the set of American Bandstand during a taping. Surreal.
Loving all the touchstones and throwbacks to the "kinder gentler" days of the 50's with Opie, Andy, Lucy, American Bandstand.
My grandma was on American Bandstand! That is like the coolest thing ever
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Miss you too Sick Clark. You were and still are an icon. I grew up with you and American Bandstand. Loved watching you on New Year's Eve too especially the kiss with your wife! I commend Ryan. secrets for doing such a great job and his admiration and love for you as we all have. We know you're looking down and smiling every year. Gone but never forgotten.
My mom was once on a dancing show in Honolulu as a teen, Hawai'i's equivalent to AMERICAN BANDSTAND. Sadly, footage wasn't properly archived
could even host American Bandstand! As he's already established himself as the modern day *** Clarke.
should cancel American Idol and put American Bandstand in it's place.
My girl was on *** Clark's American Bandstand on 1.14.1984
Awww, American Bandstand...I wish they played re-runs just so I could see the clothes!
R.I.P. *** CLARK CBS/AP) Host and TV producer *** Clark has died. He was 82. Spokesman Paul Shefrin said the "American Bandstand" creator had a heart attack Wednesday morning at Saint John's hospital in Santa Monica, a day after he was admitted for an outpatient procedure. Pictures: *** Clark Long dubbed "the world's oldest teenager" because of his boyish appearance, Clark bridged the rebellious new music scene and traditional show business, and was equally comfortable whether chatting about music with Sam Cooke or bantering with Ed McMahon about TV bloopers. He thrived as the founder of *** Clark Productions, supplying movies, game and music shows, beauty contests and more to TV. Among his credits: "The $25,000 Pyramid," "TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes" and the American Music Awards. For a time in the 1980s, he had shows on all three networks and was listed among the Forbes 400 of wealthiest Americans. Clark also was part of radio as partner in the United Stations Radio Networks, which provided pr ...
Steal this music: American Bandstand host *** Clark, for instance, reportedly featured some 150 songs on his ...
Is this *** clark american bandstand i see some old days on rockin eve
After all these years *** Clark is starting to look like a cheesy American Idol host. RIP American Bandstand Hero.
Ryan Seacrest just played a clip of Madonna doing Holiday on American Bandstand in 1984. It's safe to say he nearly gave me a ***
All you old school people out there who had the best Saturday morning dance show American Bandstand or Soul Train
It's great to see *** Clark trending. Somewhere, there's a really great American Bandstand dance party and he's leading it.
For real he signed it to me the night american bandstand opened in columbus we where bigshots back then
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Billy Joel on American Bandstand tonight. Opens with 'You May Be Right.' You may be wrong for all I know you may be right.
Now that crazy game is over I can finally turn it over to American Bandstand.
Barry Manilow straight up kicked it old school with the American Bandstand theme song.
The original woman who could and probably still can Tina Turner 1972 American Bandstand!
American bandstand is so boring though. besides the beyonce part pretty much and people that actually can sing
He was the host of American Bandstand they would get a lot of the big acts in the 60's and 70's
As I sit here and watch *** Clark's American Bandstand I realize I don't know any of these performers. I am impressed with the music and so is Hannah though she is watching Barbie on the IPAD for the most part.
Love the song & as was said on American Bandstand *** Clark,"Well, it's got a good beat, and it's easy to dance to."
My INstagram TL is gonna be filled with 20sec clips of fireworks & TV footage of American bandstand New Year's Eve party! Lol
I do like the American Bandstand top moments though.
Why is American Bandstand not on tv anymore?
My grandfather use to dance on American bandstand. Like what. Werk it George.
American Bandstand and *** Clark. Fond memories not to mention bringing in the New Year with him.
Watching Blondie with Emily. We saw the clip on American Bandstand, so I go into telling her all about the show and then Blondie and Debbie Harry. Watching them perform live, she says, "what happened to Blondie!? Did she always look like that?" I personally thought she looked great. Lol.
Happy New Year 2014. It was an awsome 2013 We Some losses but Overall it was a Great year for Game Show Fever Chat! and American Bandstand Mondays Thank you all for your great Comments and your wonderful Postings.
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At performing her very first hit single on American Bandstand in 1980 is Pat Benatar!
In the year 2014 I will have been on this earth for 6 decades. I will have lived through Vietnam, USO tours with Bob Hope, the Rat Pac to Woodstock, American Bandstand to Snoop Dog. Kennedy to Obama. I will have seen the first man on the moon in black and white. I will have seen the loss of and entire crew who never got to see their dreams of the moon. Too many wars, the loss of to many friends who never made it through those wars as well as drugs and alcohol. I will have fought my own addictions to be clean. I will have gone from Burlesque as a job to Nursing to Farming to my own company. I will have watched the towers burn down from and enemy we can not see. A changing world from days gone by that were so simple then. I miss kick the can and being out after dark to play. Life was so simple then. I will have given birth to my children and watched the birth of my grandchildren. So what have I learned in 6 decades? Music is good. There are no right or wrong decisions only lessons. Lessons you learn to grow ...
I watched this man on American bandstand as a teenager of which he is the youngest teenager ever or the youngest and oldest teenager...lol
Tonight, in New York City, the large Waterford Crystal Ball will drop and *** Clark's Rocking New Years Eve Party" will be held. Minus *** Clark. I miss *** Clark, American bandstand and the many memories I associate with him over the years. Today, as many look forward to the "new" year, I find my self reflecting over the one we are leaving behind. Throughout this past year we have had many Joys, Laughs, Challenges and disappointments. We have made new friends and lost a few, some forever. Some days have been filled with unspeakable Joy and some with inconsolable pain. I have grown a bit wiser in some areas, but have also realized I still have much to learn. I get weary of the same old news, so oft repeated until it becomes a Mantra. I hope and I pray for a continued gathering of God's kids and the coming together of this nation in restoring our Constitution, so my grandchildren can grow up FREE to choose their own path in life. I will most likely have a glass of wine with my husband of 46 years ...
Died on this day: Rick Nelson Nelson was a popular singer and actor from the 50's thru the 70's. He was the youngest son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and appeared as himself for for fourteen years on their television show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. At sixteen, he wanted to impress a friend who was an Elvis Presley fan, and, although he had no record contract at the time, told her that he, too, was going to make a record. Must be nice to have friends in high places at the age of sixteen, right? With his father's help, he secured a one-record deal with Verve Records, an important jazz label looking for a young and popular personality who could sing or be taught to sing, which is pretty much anyone. On March 26, 1957, he recorded the Fats Domino standard "I'm Walkin'" and "A Teenager's Romance" (released in late April 1957 as his first single), and "You're My One and Only Love". Before the single was released, he made his television rock and roll debut on April 10, 1957 lip-synching "I'm Walkin'" . ...
Documenting the Dance continues from the Philadelphia years of American Bandstand. Dancing to The Orlons' South Street. A big thanks to Massi Bertozzi, our r...
December 30th...1967 - Rose Garden performed "Next Plane to London" on "American Bandstand." 1967 - A tape of The Who performing "I Can See for Miles" was aired on "American Bandstand." 1972 - Rick Springfield performed "What Would the Children Think" on "American Bandstand." 1978 - Chanson performed "Don't Hold Back" on "American Bandstand." 1978 - Justin Heywood performed "Forever Autumn" on "American Bandstand." 1999 - *** Clark was the first guest on David Letterman's "Late
Remember American Bandstand? *** Clark gave so many new singers their start.
Dancing Thoughts. As anyone who has known me over the years knows... I dance. I have danced for the love of movement, music, art, joy, sadness, profession and so many other reasons... I can't begin to list them all. My love of dance and the desire to learn started early... like... the age of about 5 or 6. I learned from the TV, my older Sister, American Bandstand and just about every musical I could lay my eyes on. Pavlova, Baryshnikov, Nureyev, and so many others gave me my foundation. My structure to build every other movement on, was born from Giselle, Swan Lake and the Nutcracker. Many hours of class broke in my feet and broke my folks...LOL. Ballet was the basis but not the home for my passion. It would one day be Classical Jazz. Ben Vereen, Gwen Verdon, Bob Fosse, Gene Kelly, Fred and Ginger.augh! It's an endless stream of inspiration and admiration that fueled my love and passion for movement and dance. It finally landed soundly in Jazz style, then branched off into Afro-Jazz, Broadway Jazz and th ...
Good evening friends. What a good night. I enjoyed American Bandstand Grill alot it was my first time but certainly not my last lol. I am headed to bed. Good night I have church in the morning.
*** Clark interviews James Ingram on American Bandstand. He talks about how he worked with Quincy Jones, his upcoming album and his next song. License Ameri...
Yup, listened to 8 track tapes, 45's, danced to American Bandstand on Saturday mornings, got spanked with the paddles when the rubber band from the ball broke off, (never bought those again), skipped school, but then the truant officer came over to the house and told Mom. There goes another paddle being broken over my butt!
Been up for a couple hours. listening to Jeff singing American Bandstand no TV on or nothing just him singing American Bandstand. over and over. lol. he's in a good mood cuz its the weekend! can't help but love that guy
Right on. But we did watch American Bandstand after cartoons.
Philadelphia American Bandstand Regular Billy Cook shows us his style of the Fast Dance as it was called on Bandstand/American Bandstand (Jitterbug/Lindy Hop...
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Michael Jackson's Dangerous live performance at American Bandstand in 2002.
I wanna see the best sign spinners dance to Electric Avenue on American Bandstand. With their signs.
Did you know Simon and Garfunkel appeared on American Bandstand as high school seniors?
Now that was weird, but a good beat to dance to. 68 on American Bandstand.
Anyone remember watching American Bandstand after school?
Look this video Michael Jackson Dangerous 2002 Live in American Bandstand 2002 HD via
Who used to watch American BAndstand on a regular basis?
*** Clark of American Bandstand (for those of you too young to know). introduces Betty Everett who sings her 1964...
But claim to fame remains American Bandstand and the ball drop, no? Who knew he was from Iowa?!
hay Jack...do you remember doing American Bandstand back in the day? I was there.
i want to be MEGA FAMOUS. Get on American Bandstand or something big. and say. "Black Girl Black Girl with your natural Hair. You so fine."
First song from Sarah's concert, "American Bandstand" and Sarah has a solo! 16 November 2013 in Fayetteville, NC.
Lets go on an adventure to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame so I can watch American Bandstand and cry over the Pink Floyd exhibit.
Dirty Jobs, Nashville, American Bandstand, Banshee, Due South just to name a few.
2/3 but he did have James Brown, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash & Cannibal & The Headhunters on American Bandstand, so I guess he was okay
On this day in 1962 Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans perfomed "Zip-A-Dee Do-Dah" on American Bandstand -
Nothing like American Bandstand in your dining room after school today! 󾍖 gotta love 13 year old girls practicing for the "talent" show.Jesus take the wheel!
Today in 1961, James Ray performed "If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody" on American Bandstand.
You mean the theme to American Bandstand isn't his greatest work.
Uncompromising artist: J.J. Cale. Every musician should watch this video. Even fans of American Bandstand
The look on the girl's face when Beefheart drops his fuzzbomb on American Bandstand says EVERYTHING:
The Bzz were the only unsigned band to play American Bandstand in 35 yr television run. Check the move at 4:00.
Today in 1966, The Monkees performed "I'm a Believer" on American Bandstand.
In another life, i made it through the final round of American Bandstand. I just know it.
We've been speaking to our new friend, Arlene Sullivan, from American Bandstand (remember Kenny and Arlene?). She's chock full of stories you've never heard before, including being at Annette Funicello' s Sweet 16, and being mobbed by crowds many places she went. We'll also be interviewing Kenny...and lots more surprises. SC
So far, we've interviewed American Bandstand "regulars" Arlene Sullivan (Kenny and Arlene), Bunny Gibson, Carol Scaldaferri (who just passed away shortly after our interview), Steve Colonero, and Joe Ahern. *** Clark drove Joe home from American Bandstand when his father, who worked in a laundry, couldn't pick him up from the studio. Everyone in Joe's neighborhood commented on *** Clark's 1961 Lincoln Continental Convertible because it looked out of place with all the old jalopies in the area! Way to go, Joe. SC
~ how our world has changed in just 50 years from the Rock of the American Bandstand days to the Rage of the Hip Hop days...sure the world has coarsened since then, but today coarse has become a whole way of life...the question is: What About Bob? happened to Class?
Born on 2day are Manny Pacquiao-Chuck Liddell-Bill Pullman-Ernie Hudson aka Ghostbuster Winston-George Lindsey-Peter Farrelly-Mike Mills of R.E.M.-Eugene Levy-WWE's Eugene-Giovanni Ribisi-and The Very Hardcore Holly Vellano-George Foreman on SNL in 1994-The Monkees on American Bandstand in 1966-Godzilla vs The Sea Monster in 1966-King Kong in 1976-Earth vs the Giant Spider in 1959-Calling Dr. Death in 1943-The Brain Eaters in 1959-Monster on Campus in 1958-the Dark Crystal in 1982-the 1st episode of the Simpsons in 1989-a stuntman breaks the sound barrier in 1979-and on this day 1st airplane flies in 1903-and that izit 4-2day!!
This Day in Music History December 17: ON THIS DAY, December 17th: 1865 - Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor, commonly known as the "Unfinished Symphony" premiered in Vienna (The conductor was Johann von Herbeck). 1936 -Edgar Bergen became the first ventriloquist to successfully perform on national radio as he and Charlie McCarthy appeared on NBC's "The Royal Gelatin Hour," hosted by singer/bandleader Rudy Vallée. 1953 - Sharon White, of The Whites, is born in Wichita Falls, Texas. Along with father Buck and sister Cheryl, she participates in several bluegrass-tinged early-'80s hits and joins husband Ricky Skaggs on the duet "Love Can't Ever Get Better Than This" 2005 - Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons" works its way to No.1 on the Billboard country chart. 1955 -Carl Perkins wrote "Blue Suede Shoes." Less than 48 hours later, he recorded it at the Sun Records studio in Memphis. 1957 -Pre-fame Bobby Darin performed "Call My Name" on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand." 1959 -The feature film "On the ...
JJ Cale walked out on American Bandstand. Gotta play it live.
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Bit of trivia - J.J. Cale was going to play American Bandstand and was setting up his equipment but was told that he didn't have to plug anything in because they would be playing his record and all he had to do was lip-synch. He packed up his gear and walked off saying he was a musician and played his music, he didn't pretend to play it. Probably kept him from having a number one hit.
Great anecdote in OpDoc on JJ Cale's magic: Invited on American Bandstand, left when told to lip sync.
Watching Agnetha and Frida you forget the two dudes are even there. ABBA: "SOS" (American Bandstand '75) via
I wish American Bandstand was still on
Love the American Bandstand story. But don't agree w/premise: JJ Cale was a star. To those in the know. (Video)
Thank you! How lovely. Odd format for a pop showcase though. You can see why American Bandstand was preferred.
Soul Train or American Bandstand? Just randomly tuned in to my favorite of the two! Groovin'
one lost in 2013, although the songs live on (despite refusal to lip-sync on American Bandstand)!
Think you know JJ Cale? Here’s a great film short on why you never saw him on American Bandstand
Trivia for the day. Did you know that Buddy Holly and Madonna were both introduced on the iconic television series American Bandstand
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