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Salt Lake City Weekly
Soul Revivalbit of advice from the past. In 1964, the year of his death, Sam Cooke, then 33
Soul Revival
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 20 hours ago
bit of advice from the past. In 1964, the year of his death, Sam Cooke, then 33 and at the peak of his career, appeared on American Bandstand. Host Dick Clark asked him his secret, to which he replied, "I think the secret is really observation,... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Film festival inducts 2 Ellis County natives into Walk of Famemusic genre. Dawson’s first group was called Ronnie Dee and the D-Men, and he i
Film festival inducts 2 Ellis County natives into Walk of Fame
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 4 days ago
music genre. Dawson’s first group was called Ronnie Dee and the D-Men, and he is most remembered for his performances on American Bandstand. Dawson’s career spanned five decades with tours across America and Europe. He was inducted into the... Read more
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Billboard
The Go-Go's Recall the Debauched Days of Their Hit 'We Got the Beat' 35 Years Later: 'We Were a Five-Headed Monster'it is. We did two songs, “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Got the Beat.” Dick Cla
The Go-Go's Recall the Debauched Days of Their Hit 'We Got the Beat' 35 Years Later: 'We Were a Five-Headed Monster'
Billboard / Posted 5 days ago
it is. We did two songs, “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Got the Beat.” Dick Clark chatted with Carlisle and Valentine on American Bandstand in 1982. Dick Clark chatted with Carlisle and Valentine on American Bandstand in 1982.Courtesy of Dick... Read more
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Billboard
50 Incredible Things Janet Jackson Achieved Before Her 50th Birthdayorder. 1. She released her self-titled debut album Janet Jackson in 1982, at s
50 Incredible Things Janet Jackson Achieved Before Her 50th Birthday
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
order. 1. She released her self-titled debut album Janet Jackson in 1982, at sixteen years old. 2. She performed on American Bandstand and Soul Train in 1982. 5. Control is listed by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vocalist in cabaret show at the DeYorin music? A. Music was always around our home growing up. I remember singing a
Vocalist in cabaret show at the DeYor
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
in music? A. Music was always around our home growing up. I remember singing and cleaning the house on Saturdays to “American Bandstand” and “Soul Train.” My older sister, Pat Pshsniak (now Pat Sciaretta), was also in a rock band in the ’60s... Read more
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Philly.com
He's got four million doo-wop 45s for sale, but browers beware& the Juniors, is $500 on the original Singular label," he said. "I've got one.
He's got four million doo-wop 45s for sale, but browers beware
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
& the Juniors, is $500 on the original Singular label," he said. "I've got one." After the group sang it on Dick Clark's American Bandstand, "At the Hop" became a hit on the ABC Paramount label. "That's $30," he said. "I've got 10 or 15. And it's... Read more
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examiner.com
They Can't Wait: Nu Shooz all laced up for funky new albumcame out and you had a couple radio hits, what was it like getting caught up in
They Can't Wait: Nu Shooz all laced up for funky new album
examiner.com / Posted 19 days ago
came out and you had a couple radio hits, what was it like getting caught up in the momentum—going on Solid Gold or American Bandstand, or hearing Casey Kasem say, “Coming in at number three, it’s Nu Shooz!”? JOHN: The best thing was... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron home to member of The Angelsand made appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” “The Mike Douglas Show,” “The D
Akron home to member of The Angels
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
and made appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” “The Mike Douglas Show,” “The Dean Martin Show,” “The Tonight Show” and “American Bandstand.” As a follow-up, the group recorded “I Adore Him,” whose “B” side was “Thank You and Goodnight,” used by... Read more
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The Morning Call
Influential rap group Run-DMC to reunite to play Musikfest"Tougher Than Leather," also sold platinum. The group was so influential that
Influential rap group Run-DMC to reunite to play Musikfest
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
"Tougher Than Leather," also sold platinum. The group was so influential that it was the second rap act to appear on "American Bandstand" and first on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, and in 1985 was the only hip-hop act to perform at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Run-DMC, influential rap group, to reunite to play Bethlehem's Musikfest“Tougher Than Leather,” also sold platinum. The group was so influential that
Run-DMC, influential rap group, to reunite to play Bethlehem's Musikfest
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
“Tougher Than Leather,” also sold platinum. The group was so influential that it was the second rap act to appear on “American Bandstand” and first on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, and in 1985 was the only hip hop act to perform at the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
The Disco Music Era Of The '70s(who is now doing afternoons on WCBS-FM 101.1 in NYC). Disco also hit the TV a
The Disco Music Era Of The '70s
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 22 days ago
(who is now doing afternoons on WCBS-FM 101.1 in NYC). Disco also hit the TV airwaves as well with shows like Soul Train, American Bandstand, and Dance Fever. The clothes people wore were impacted by disco. There were movies about the disco craze,... Read more
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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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 28 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 29 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 a month 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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