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  1. Happy 2015 Video Birthday to Gwen Stefani, India.Arie, Lindsey...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Aquarius Papers

    ... begin with the original twister! First, Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, 1941)! Here's Chubby on Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" doing the dance that made him famous, "The Twist." He also took this follow up to the top 10! Here's a ...


  2. Flashback: Merle Haggard Plays a Police Officer in 'Killers Three'Read the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | RollingStone

    ... lawman in Killers Three , a seedy Southern crime drama whose cast included "America's Oldest Living Teenager," Dick Clark. The singer's earnest (albeit brief and ultimately tragic) character is actually one of the film's few redeeming qualities. In ...


  3. Adam-12 goes drag racing, 1972Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... insurance coverage in hand, they approach the owner of Benson's Drag Strip, J. Benson, (played by none other than Dick Clark) who first retorts, during a heated exchange with Spider Watson of the Valley Lifters car club, "I've got a business to run ...


  4. Andy Grammer & Nick Carter Dance to TV Themes on Tonight's "DWTS"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    ... Allison Holker will dance to the theme of American Bandstand , the legendary music show hosted by the late Dick Clark . That means they'll most likely be performing a jive. Nick, meanwhile, will dance to the theme of Downton Abbey with his partner ...


  5. Yogi Berra and the kids from the sticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... radio. There wasn't any fancy pants FM in those days but there sure was AM radio. These were the summers of Dick Clark and American Bandstand, the Mouseketeers, and baseball. Summer was for baseball. Days at the beach with that stolen yellow radio ...


  6. The Latest Moms: Should You Find a Mentor for Your Daughter? Pam Farrel commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Crosswalk

    ... devotions , marriage , parenting , movie reviews , music, news, and more. Some of you might have grown up hearing Dick Clark play songs on American Bandstand, asking for ratings from eager teens. If it was a song with a strong beat, it rated high. ...


  7. Chubby Checker and The Spinners to Play MPAC, 10/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... platinum single, the first Rock Grammy and has sold an astounding 250,000,000 records over the years. That's why Dick Clark has said: "The three most important things that ever happened in the music industry are Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and ...


  8. Introverse Media Proudly Represents The American Bandstand Communist...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 16 | PR.com

    ... years after the band's formation in the late-1990s, The American Bandstand Communist Brigade (Formerly The Dick Clark Five) reconvened in the early-2000s and recorded the album Fear of a Red Planet. It was never released, until now. The American ...


  9. Today in Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | Canada.com

    In 1987, American Bandstand host Dick Clark was honoured by the Guinness Book of Records with its first Supreme Achievement Award. American Bandstand was cited by the record book as being the longest-running entertainment program on television.


  10. New Ulm prepares for busy, festive weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Journal

    ... will preform an American Bandstand Tribute concert complete with video footage from the 1960's era of the Dick Clark music show. The Show begins at 7:30 p.m. In preparation for Hermann Fest the B&L Bar will feature live music from T&A. The band will ...


  11. Chubby Checker Honored In WildwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... and just weeks later, on August 6, 1960, the song became a national sensation after Checker performed it on Dick Clark's American Bandstand. "We could not think of a better artist for the third Icon Wall Mural than Chubby Checker - the man, who gave ...


  12. American Bandstand 60s Tribute coming to State Street TheaterRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | Journal

    ... was a music-performance show featuring some the most popular bands and songs. The Show was famously hosted by Dick Clark, but few people realize he was not the first host. Justin Ploof, the leader of the tribute band JP and The Throwbacks, explained ...


  13. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... name of Holly's backup band. By August 1957 the song was topping the charts, and Holly and his band performed on Dick Clark's American Bandstand , With a new backing band, Holly joined the Winter Dance Party tour in January 1959, which also included ...


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

    Aug 20, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 20, 2015 | 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.


  16. 10 Greatest Hard Rock + Heavy Metal TV Shows of All Time 10 Greatest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 12, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 6, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 6, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 4, 2015 | 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, ...