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The Fort Morgan Times
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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The Mercury News
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reportsattack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard ann
Little Richard gravely ill, according to reports
Silicon Valley / Posted 17 hours ago
attack during a fundraising even for the Recording Academy in 2013, Richard announced he was retiring from performing. "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, left, has a word with Little Richard before the "supergroup" finale of "American... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottenDeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk sho
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
DeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk shows of the day, lip-syncing their songs on American Bandstand, Dinah!, and the Mike Douglas show. (DeFranco says performers on those music shows in the 1970s “weren’t... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottenDeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk sho
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
DeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk shows of the day, lip-syncing their songs on American Bandstand, Dinah!, and the Mike Douglas show. (DeFranco says performers on those music shows in the 1970s “weren’t... Read more
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Welland Tribune
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottenDeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk sho
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
DeFranco says. That publicity led to performances on the big national talk shows of the day, lip-syncing their songs on American Bandstand, Dinah!, and the Mike Douglas show. (DeFranco says performers on those music shows in the 1970s “weren’t... Read more
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Billboard
'I'm Going to Personify Sex in Every Way': Prince's Defining 'Dirty Mind' Albumidol. Prince had scored a No. 11 Billboard Hot 100 hit that summer with "I Wann
'I'm Going to Personify Sex in Every Way': Prince's Defining 'Dirty Mind' Album
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
idol. Prince had scored a No. 11 Billboard Hot 100 hit that summer with "I Wanna Be Your Lover," but when he appeared on American Bandstand he mostly just smirked at Dick Clark. That insolence led directly to his boundary-breaking 1980 album... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tragic Derry pop star Jimmy McShane's Tarzan Boy a big hit again thanks to new Wonga adhighlight - although he wasn't aware of its significance at the time - was bein
Tragic Derry pop star Jimmy McShane's Tarzan Boy a big hit again thanks to new Wonga ad
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
highlight - although he wasn't aware of its significance at the time - was being interviewed by the legendary Dick Clark on American Bandstand when Tarzan Boy was shooting up the US Billboard 100 in early 1986. By this stage McShane himself was... Read more
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The Oklahoman
'Hairspray' at the Pollard: Powerful, professional and perfectly polished“Hairspray” tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a fan of the Corny Collins teen
'Hairspray' at the Pollard: Powerful, professional and perfectly polished
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
“Hairspray” tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a fan of the Corny Collins teen dance show, the Baltimore version of ‘American Bandstand. “Hairspray”, the Broadway Musical, is from the book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan with Music by... Read more
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Daily Record
Prince vs. Michael Jackson? No contestMILWAUKEE — The first time I saw Prince, he was performing on American Bandstan
Prince vs. Michael Jackson? No contest
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
MILWAUKEE — The first time I saw Prince, he was performing on American Bandstand. It was 1980, I was 11 and I had never seen anything like it. Here was a black man who seemed too odd to me, but was really cool, too. From then on, I would grow up with... Read more
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The Columbian
Prince: A once-in-a-generation artist who never rested on his laurelshe could be charming and even outgoing, the image that jumps more readily to mi
Prince: A once-in-a-generation artist who never rested on his laurels
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
he could be charming and even outgoing, the image that jumps more readily to mind is of his first TV appearance in 1980 on “American Bandstand.” When host Dick Clark asked how many instruments he played, Prince wordlessly held up four... Read more
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NJ.com
Gary U.S. Bonds' Jersey connections | Jersey RetroWhat a world. They thought Elvis was black, and Gary "U.S." Bonds was white. A
Gary U.S. Bonds' Jersey connections | Jersey Retro
NJ.com / Posted 9 days ago
What a world. They thought Elvis was black, and Gary "U.S." Bonds was white. A. That's what it was. Q. Were you on "American Bandstand" and shows like that? A. When "New Orleans" first came out, if it hadn't been for Dick Clark, there would... Read more
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Philly.com
Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingleshis own ad agency, Waas Inc. He produced live commercials for TV and radio pers
Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingles
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
his own ad agency, Waas Inc. He produced live commercials for TV and radio personality Sally Starr, and for Dick Clark's American Bandstand when the show was still airing from West Philly. Working from a studio in his Huntingdon Valley home, Mr.... Read more
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Slate
How Minneapolis Made Princerestlessness fermented in the city he never left. Early in 1980, Prince Rogers
How Minneapolis Made Prince
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
restlessness fermented in the city he never left. Early in 1980, Prince Rogers Nelson and his band appeared on American Bandstand, pantomiming the pair of “Wanna” songs that open Prince’s self-titled second album: the disco-funk hit “I... Read more
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ABC News
The Tremendous Legacy Left Behind by Princeout in purple and utterly fearless in his approach to just about everything. D
The Tremendous Legacy Left Behind by Prince
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
out in purple and utterly fearless in his approach to just about everything. During a particularly tense interview on “American Bandstand” with Dick Clark in the '80s, Prince proceeded to answer all of Clark’s questions with questions of his... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Fan Recalls Special Dance With Princegrew up listening to Prince," said fan Kevin Prealow. "I remember when Prince f
Fan Recalls Special Dance With Prince
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
grew up listening to Prince," said fan Kevin Prealow. "I remember when Prince first came out, he made his debut on American Bandstand with Dick Clark and he kind of came out of high school. He's a musical genius." For Madison, Prince was a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Prince was someone you just couldn't understand | Alexis Petridisgame. His interviews were almost wilfully unrevealing; an early appearance on t
Prince was someone you just couldn't understand | Alexis Petridis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
game. His interviews were almost wilfully unrevealing; an early appearance on that venerable US music TV institution American Bandstand was such a disaster that host Dick Clark later claimed Prince was the most difficult artist he’d ever... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Manila NostalgiaMarquez, Bob Franklin, and Rick Catala and we were invited to announcer Bobby N
Manila Nostalgia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
Marquez, Bob Franklin, and Rick Catala and we were invited to announcer Bobby Ng’s TV show, a sort of Manila version of American Bandstand. R.J. and the Riots were the house band across the stage from us and we represented the American School.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Dealing with life's Long and Winding Roadsong, "When I'm Sixty-four," as a ninth-grader. I was only 15. The words were v
Dealing with life's Long and Winding Road
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
song, "When I'm Sixty-four," as a ninth-grader. I was only 15. The words were very singable. And as "teeny boppers" on American Bandstand used to say when they'd rate-a-record on TV, "It had a good beat and you could dance to it." But as I... Read more
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examiner.com
Doors history early Aprilof 1963. April 1, 1967 The Doors appear on the Clay Cole Show. Cole’s show was
Doors history early April
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
of 1963. April 1, 1967 The Doors appear on the Clay Cole Show. Cole’s show was the equivalent of a New York version of American Bandstand and ran on WNTA-TV and one of Cole‘s claim to fame was his show was the first to broadcast Chubby Checker... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bus trips for the week of April 3homes of Frank Lloyd Wright tucked away in the southern mountain regions of Pen
Bus trips for the week of April 3
York Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
homes of Frank Lloyd Wright tucked away in the southern mountain regions of Pennsylvania with dinner for $159. American Bandstand: Oct. 26. Original star including Fabian, Shirelles, Chiffons in Concert with an included luncheon buffet... Read more
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examiner.com
Barry Manilow: Awesome in Arkansas for 'One Last Time' tour stoptalked about his earlier duets album, treating fans to a sing along with a scre
Barry Manilow: Awesome in Arkansas for 'One Last Time' tour stop
examiner.com / Posted a month ago
talked about his earlier duets album, treating fans to a sing along with a screen imposed image of Judy Garland. "American Bandstand" fans were in luck as Manilow belted out "Bandstand Boogie." Dave Koz, a 53-year-old smooth jazz... Read more

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