American Bandstand

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Sony Anatomy: Barry Manilow’s “American Bandstand” Theme Song

For those of who grew up waiting for our weekly editions of Soul Train and American Bandstand every Saturday morning, today’s passing of Dick Clark follows the death of Don Cornelius as one more chapter […]

04/19/2012

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Remembering Dick Clark: Memorable Moments On ‘American Bandstand’

As we remember the legacy of TV host, producer, and music pioneer Dick Clark after the sad news of his death Wednesday afternoon, we’re taking a look back at some of the most memorable music […]

04/18/2012

Today In Music History

Let’s take a step back in time, beginning with the year 1964 when Dick Clark moved American Bandstand from Philadelphia to California and cut the broadcasts to one day a week.

09/07/2010

Come On, Baby! We’re Still Doing The Twist

We all know it and we’ve all swiveled our hips low to the floor while hearing [lastfm]Chubby Checker[/lastfm]‘s memorable dance-a-long “Let’s Do The Twist.” Even 50 years later, Chubby is still sparking up fans’ whirling […]

07/09/2010

“Bandstand” and Dick Clark to be Honored

Barry Manilow and Cher will take part in the big celebration next month, honoring American Bandstand and its iconic host, Dick Clark.

05/28/2010

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