American Bandstand

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Orange County Register
Duran Duran keeps things freshthe Buzzcocks might be playing for a few hundred people in a dingy club one mon
Duran Duran keeps things fresh
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
the Buzzcocks might be playing for a few hundred people in a dingy club one month and be featured on “Top Of The Pops” or “American Bandstand” the next, he says. “Where in the mid-’70s the path to success was like, ‘Oh my God, we’ve got to pay our... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Wider questions on Big 12 bid, DNC beginning, policing newsis one of them. So, with the DNC in Philly, let’s make this Philadelphia Music
Wider questions on Big 12 bid, DNC beginning, policing news
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
is one of them. So, with the DNC in Philly, let’s make this Philadelphia Music Week at the 9:01. Philly gave birth to “American Bandstand” and was a key doo-wop town. Those two things collide here, with Philly vocal group the Silhouettes... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazz
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazzy Jeff. It was also the original site of "American Bandstand," the hit-making TV show hosted by native son Dick Clark. But it was two local songwriters and producers,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
'Farther on up the road'Mafioso” Morris Levy and, before long, he was a familiar TV personality, making
'Farther on up the road'
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
Mafioso” Morris Levy and, before long, he was a familiar TV personality, making appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and “American Bandstand.” He also recorded two hit singles for Roulette: “40 Days” and “Mary Lou,” the latter selling a reported... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazz
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazzy Jeff. It was also the original site of "American Bandstand," the hit-making TV show hosted by native son Dick Clark. But it was two local songwriters and producers,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazz
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazzy Jeff. It was also the original site of "American Bandstand," the hit-making TV show hosted by native son Dick Clark. But it was two local songwriters and producers,... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazz
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazzy Jeff. It was also the original site of “American Bandstand,” the hit-making TV show hosted by native son Dick Clark. But it was two local songwriters and producers,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazz
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
& Oates, rapper Fresh Prince (later known as actor Will Smith) and his DJ, Jazzy Jeff. It was also the original site of "American Bandstand," the hit-making TV show hosted by native son Dick Clark. But it was two local songwriters and producers,... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Poncho Sanchez to open new JAS Café venue at Aspen Cooking Schoolbeen in this thing — before they even called salsa ‘salsa.’” His taste formed
Poncho Sanchez to open new JAS Café venue at Aspen Cooking School
The Aspen Times / Posted 5 days ago
been in this thing — before they even called salsa ‘salsa.’” His taste formed around those Latin rhythms, pop music and “American Bandstand.” While he’s won Grammys and acclaim for his skills as a drummer, he started out, as a sixth grader,... Read more
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Philly.com
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNCChecker. The Hank Ballard written song that became a massive dance craze hit in
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Checker. The Hank Ballard written song that became a massive dance craze hit in 1960, the biggest success story from the American Bandstand teen idol age of Philly pop that also produced Fabian, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell. 6. “Oh Dem Golden... Read more
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Billboard
Watch The Hollows Imitate 'American Bandstand' In 'Mountains to the Sea' VideoBrooklyn natives The Hollows took a page from American Bandstand in their new v
Watch The Hollows Imitate 'American Bandstand' In 'Mountains to the Sea' Video
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
Brooklyn natives The Hollows took a page from American Bandstand in their new video for “Mountains to the Sea” which is exclusively premiering today (July 21) on Billboard. The video mixes images of the band, pops of color, out of the ordinary... Read more
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Philly.com
Melvin Kampmann, 85, pioneer who created 'Action News' and changed televisionretired broadcaster Larry Kane, who, at 25, was made Action News' first anchor
Melvin Kampmann, 85, pioneer who created 'Action News' and changed television
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
retired broadcaster Larry Kane, who, at 25, was made Action News' first anchor in 1970. "Even though Channel 6 was home to American Bandstand, the news was always a problem." Klein said that the format was a collaboration and largely based on... Read more
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cmt.com
Bonnie Brown, Country Music Hall of Fame Member, Dead at 77Three Bells” that made the group international stars and earned them appearance
Bonnie Brown, Country Music Hall of Fame Member, Dead at 77
cmt.com / Posted 10 days ago
Three Bells” that made the group international stars and earned them appearances on the major TV variety shows, including American Bandstand and the Ed Sullivan Show. “The Three Bells” topped both the country and pop chart for weeks and was even... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75 yearsThe show has done more broadcasts than both the Grand Ole Opry and American Ban
King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75 years
The Helena Daily World / Posted 13 days ago
The show has done more broadcasts than both the Grand Ole Opry and American Bandstand - more than 17,500 broadcasts since 1941. Now the longest running daily radio show in America is set to mark another milestone - 75 years of King Biscuit Time.Since... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 9Dick Clark makes his debut as host of "Bandstand" on a Philadelphia TV station.
July 9
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
Dick Clark makes his debut as host of "Bandstand" on a Philadelphia TV station. The name of the show was later changed to "American Bandstand" when it went nationwide. 1956: Actor Tom Hanks, an Oscar-winner for his roles in "Philadelphia" and... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
LETU BELCHER CENTER ANNOUNCES 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON - ( LeTourneau University Belcher Center is celebrating the 10 th year of exciting performances packed with a variety of entertainment including: The Oak Ridge Boys Saturday Nov....& 42 seconds, chubby checker revolutionized popular culture and changed the mus
LETU BELCHER CENTER ANNOUNCES 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON - ( LeTourneau University Belcher Center is celebrating the 10 th year of exciting performances packed with a variety of entertainment including: The Oak Ridge Boys Saturday Nov....
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
& 42 seconds, chubby checker revolutionized popular culture and changed the music business forever. When he appeared on American Bandstand in 1960 and performed “The Twist,” it was the dawn of a new era in Rock and Roll. Dancing apart to the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Radio icon Bruce Hathaway recovering from back surgery105 and finally on to KONO. He also was well-known to TV viewers when he hoste
Radio icon Bruce Hathaway recovering from back surgery
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
105 and finally on to KONO. He also was well-known to TV viewers when he hosted "Swingtime," a teen dance show, a la "American Bandstand," that was a hit here during the '60s. In 2014, Hathaway was honored by the South Texas Pop Culture... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Former DJ teams up with author on novelLike Fisher, McCoy spent the 1950s and ‘60s deeply imbedded in the then-burgeon
Former DJ teams up with author on novel
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Like Fisher, McCoy spent the 1950s and ‘60s deeply imbedded in the then-burgeoning rock 'n' roll scene. He was an “American Bandstand” dancer as a teen and later parlayed that notoriety into a career as a disc jockey, even having the opportunity to... Read more
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examiner.com
Legendary radio announcer "Cousin" Bruce Morrow on his fabulous careeron the map, was ruined, as were others in his field for accepting illicit money
Legendary radio announcer "Cousin" Bruce Morrow on his fabulous career
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
on the map, was ruined, as were others in his field for accepting illicit money to play records on their shows. Some like American Bandstand television host Dick Clark, were also called in to testify before Congress. However, Morrow, now 78,... Read more

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