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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 3 days 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 4 days 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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San Francisco Chronicle
Kenny Rogers to make Bay Area stops during Last Deal tourhigh school rock band called the Scholars in his native Houston, he made his na
Kenny Rogers to make Bay Area stops during Last Deal tour
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
high school rock band called the Scholars in his native Houston, he made his national television debut in 1958 on “American Bandstand,” lip-syncing “That Crazy Feeling,” a doo-wop ballad that was his first release as a solo artist. His... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Active Adult Centerthe trip includes bus ride, snack upon arrival, lunch, open bar with draft beer
Hazleton Active Adult Center
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
the trip includes bus ride, snack upon arrival, lunch, open bar with draft beer, wine and soda. The show is a tribute to American Bandstand and includes a snack before departure. For more information or to reserve a seat, call the center at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Eldridge Industries hires banks to review media holdingsDance." The company was founded in 1957 and named after Dick Clark, the legend
Eldridge Industries hires banks to review media holdings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Dance." The company was founded in 1957 and named after Dick Clark, the legendary broadcaster who hosted the music show "American Bandstand" for 30 years and died in 2012. Guggnheim bought Dick Clark Productions in 2012 for about US$380 million... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bobby Curtola was the original Canadian idolinto the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Even so, Mr. Curtola parlayed appearance
Bobby Curtola was the original Canadian idol
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Even so, Mr. Curtola parlayed appearances on the U.S. TV shows Hullabaloo and American Bandstand into hosting two TV programs in Canada: The After Four Show on Toronto’s CFTO, and Shake, Rock and Roll on... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Dick Fox's Golden Boys to perform at IP Casino Resort and Spaand an appearance in the films "Bye Bye Birdie." Rydell was also known for his
Dick Fox's Golden Boys to perform at IP Casino Resort and Spa
Rolling Good Times / Posted 14 days ago
and an appearance in the films "Bye Bye Birdie." Rydell was also known for his appearances on "The Red Skelton Show" and "American Bandstand." Forte, the youngest of the group, had 11 singles that hit the Billboard Hot 100 charts, including "Turn... Read more
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Billboard
20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits You Didn't Know Were Coversended up as the B-side of the group’s first pop hit, “Teardrops on Your Letter.
20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits You Didn't Know Were Covers
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
ended up as the B-side of the group’s first pop hit, “Teardrops on Your Letter.” When the Twist became the hottest dance on American Bandstand, Dick Clark told Danny and the Juniors of “At the Hop” fame they should record a cover version. They... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bacon Brothers bring home the music to Sacramento’s Crest TheatreThat stands for folk rock soul country. We’re still going with that.” Philadel
Bacon Brothers bring home the music to Sacramento’s Crest Theatre
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
That stands for folk rock soul country. We’re still going with that.” Philadelphia, home to Philly soul, the original “American Bandstand” and an amazing jazz heritage, was also home for Michael, Kevin and their four sisters. Their father was a... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Former KLOU personality collects memorabilia from his careera microphone the late Dick Clark used in the early days of his career. "It's t
Former KLOU personality collects memorabilia from his career
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
a microphone the late Dick Clark used in the early days of his career. "It's the mike that was on the podium when he did American Bandstand before e they moved out to Los Angeles on the west coast...when he did the show in Philadelphia." KLOU... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former KLOU personality collects memorabilia from his careera microphone the late Dick Clark used in the early days of his career. "It's t
Former KLOU personality collects memorabilia from his career
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
a microphone the late Dick Clark used in the early days of his career. "It's the mike that was on the podium when he did American Bandstand before e they moved out to Los Angeles on the west coast...when he did the show in Philadelphia." KLOU... Read more
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Philly.com
Charlie Gracie and his guitar, still "Fabulous" after all these years"Butterfly" was released in 1957, Gracie was headlining nationally and in Great
Charlie Gracie and his guitar, still "Fabulous" after all these years
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
"Butterfly" was released in 1957, Gracie was headlining nationally and in Great Britain, and singing on Ed Sullivan and American Bandstand. "It was like a dream to me," he said. But the dream became a nightmare when Gracie sued Lowe and Cameo,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
BSO brings back 'Hairspray' -- and John Watersand background on characters and events that helped inspire "Hairspray," notabl
BSO brings back 'Hairspray' -- and John Waters
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
and background on characters and events that helped inspire "Hairspray," notably "The Buddy Deane Show." That was the "American Bandstand"-like program filled with dancing teens — all white for most shows, all black once a week. The thinly... Read more
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examiner.com
Joseph M. Colombo explores the sonorous possibilities of metal stringspitches of the guitar strings) amounted to poking fun at those more innocent da
Joseph M. Colombo explores the sonorous possibilities of metal strings
examiner.com / Posted a month ago
pitches of the guitar strings) amounted to poking fun at those more innocent days of electric guitar from Dick Clark’s American Bandstand television series. More serious was the guitar solo Colombo took to begin the program, a work-in-progress... Read more
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Philly.com
Pink Slip Daddy has a warm, warm heart for the music of South Philly's Fabianborn in 1955, "Elvis was in the Army, and the British Invasion hadn't happened
Pink Slip Daddy has a warm, warm heart for the music of South Philly's Fabian
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
born in 1955, "Elvis was in the Army, and the British Invasion hadn't happened yet." What had happened, however, was the American Bandstand teen-idol era of rock-and-roll, the period when South Philadelphia heartthrobs such as Frankie Avalon,... Read more

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