Dick Clark Newswire

Dick Clark Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dick Clark.

Results 1 - 20 of 58 in Dick Clark

  1. The Farr Side: Madonna's career in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Genesee Country Express

    I can remember the first time I saw Madonna on network TV: She was on “American Bandstand” to perform “Lucky Star” from her self-titled debut album. After the performance, host Dick Clark asked her what she wanted to accomplish.

    Comment?

  2. The Farr Side: Madonnaa s career in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    I can remember the first time I saw Madonna on network TV: She was on “American Bandstand” to perform “Lucky Star” from her self-titled debut album. After the performance, host Dick Clark asked her what she wanted to accomplish.

    Comment?

  3. 10 Greatest Hard Rock + Heavy Metal TV Shows of All Time 10 Greatest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | VH1

    ... and Harriet . After that, kids rushed home to catch the latest sounds and learn the newest dance moves by way of Dick Clark's American Bandstand. Thus, by February 1964, when the Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show , the rock revolution stood ...

    Comment?

  4. A man and his guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Boston.com

    ... mid-'50s, though, Flagg pursued a career in music - and he nearly caught up with it. He and his trio played for Dick Clark on "Bandstand" in Philadelphia, before the program went national. Their shows were promoted by Alan Freed, the DJ who called ...

    Comment?

  5. Meryl Streep rocks in 'Ricki and the Flash,' but story is out of tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... performing at the fictitious Salt Well in Tarzana. Never mind that her audience is old enough to have danced for Dick Clark on "American Bandstand" or that her tight band, with hunky Greg (an excellent Rick Springfield) on lead guitar, looks like it ...

    Comment?

  6. Porthouse staging successful production of 'Hairspray'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... teen Tracy, the heroine of the story, who finally gets a spot as a dancer on the "Corny Collins Show" (think of Dick Clark's "American Bandstand"). Tracy is opposed to the "Negro Day," a once-a-month event when African-American students can dance on ...

    Comment?

  7. Twist, hop and bop at the rockin' sock hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... a '50s and '60s TV show that featured teenagers dancing to Top 40 hits. It was so popular it catapulted host Dick Clark into a media mogul. 'This sock hop is geared to the everyday person who wants to get up and dance. If they have flashy moves, ...

    Comment?

  8. Singer David Somerville was known as the voice that propelled the DiamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... "When you think of the Diamonds, you've got to think of Dave Somerville," American Bandstand host and TV mainstay Dick Clark once said. They weren't the only clean-cut fifties doo-wop group to have roots in Canada: The Four Lads and the Crew-Cuts ...

    Comment?

  9. BWW Reviews: Must See HAIRSPRAY Leaves 'em Dancing in the Aisles at Porthouse TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... focuses on "zaftig" Tracey Turnblad, who has three desires in life: dance on the "Corny Collin's Show" (think Dick Clark 's "American Bandstand"), have "every day, Negro day," and meet Link Larkin, the show's "stud" male. Tracy keeps getting sent to ...

    Comment?

  10. Philadelphia engendered many one-hit-wonders in addition to famed hometown starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and Eddie Fisher. Beginning in 1956, the popular music TV show American Bandstand was hosted and produced by Dick Clark, and Philadelphia record labels included, Chancellor, Jamie-Guyden, Cameo-Parkway and Swan. In addition to the more-famous ...

    Comment?

  11. Throwback Thursday: Dick Clark interviews Robert Hazard on American Bandstand in 1983Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    He wrote "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," and on his own, hometown hero Robert Hazard broke out of the Philly music scene in the early 80s with his incredible live shows anchored by songs like "Escalator of Life" and "Change Reaction." In 1983 Hazard and his band appeared on American Bandstand, and were interviewed by Dick Clark.

    Comment?

  12. Doors history July 21-23 with an addendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Bandstandon July 22, 1967. They performed "Light My Fire" and "The Crystal Ship" and had a short interview with Dick Clark. Could The Doors American Bandstand appearance have pushed them over the top to number 1? A quick addendum to this story. ...

    Comment?

  13. Chubby Checker and 'The Twist' return Friday to BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... in 1960, when it went viral after an appearance in Philadelphia on "American Bandstand," hosted and produced by Dick Clark. "In 2 minutes and 42 seconds, Chubby Checker transformed 'American Bandstand." Dancing changed on the planet on that day," ...

    Comment?

  14. Checker put own - twist' on musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... celebrating their 35th anniversary, The Smithereens (Saturday). Chubby Checker's performance of "The Twist" on Dick Clark's American Bandstand television program in September 1960 got a whole nation of teenagers dancing in a new way and propelled ...

    Comment?

  15. Music History for July 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... delinquency and inspired young females in lewd bathing suits to perform obscene dances on the city's beaches." Dick Clark debuts in 1956 as the host of Philadelphia's TV dance show on WFIL simply called Bandstand after former host Bob Horn is ...

    Comment?

  16. dickclarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    THIS DAY IN 1956: Dick Clark made his debut as host of "Bandstand" on a Philadelphia TV station. The name was changed to "American Bandstand" when it went to ABC.

    Comment?

  17. X to play House of Blues Sept. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    ... our 2011 interview with lead singer Exene Cervenka here - and watch their amusingly awkward 1982 appearance with Dick Clark on American Bandstand :

    Comment?

  18. Rites of Summer: Memories in MargateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... equation he has juggled in his head, in his bones, all his life, since he was an older-than-he-looks kid at pre-Dick Clark American Bandstand , wide-eyed, surrounded by women he'd later sleep with. (Not later that night, but later nonetheless). He ...

    Comment?

  19. Some interviews with Van MorrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | MetaFilter

    ... Interview + Them Here comes the night (1967 - 2/12 mins) On Dutch TV. Talking about going into a monastery! Dick Clark Interviews Van Morrison - American Bandstand (1967 - 38secs) Van doesn't have a lot of spare time. Orphanage, San Francisco (1974 ...

    Comment?

  20. Lightnin' StrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... million-selling status, followed by the Top Ten hit "Two Faces Have I" and led to his scoring a spot on Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars Tour. But Christie's whirlwind success was interrupted when he got inducted into the US Army, a move that stopped ...

    Comment?