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The Eternal Legacy Of 'American Bandstand': Changing Life For Teenagers Then And Now

We are, frankly, no longer in an era in which music and television go hand in hand. It seems like the Video Music Awards are the only time you see music on the channel whose name used to mean “Music Television.” This is partially just because television is becoming less prominent and relevant in its own way. 1,167 more words


Three We Remember (2015)

1. 1st date.
2. 1st kiss.
3. 1st dance.
In the living room, on the scene-
American Bandstand, for every teen.


1957 Gay

During a recent phone conversation with Tara, I told her that she makes me feel gay.

“1957 gay,” I added. “Not current gay.”

The truth is, I miss 1957 gay. 574 more words

Daily Life


Jumping over to Time, Zach even made it into this prestigious zine in late 1958 or early 1959.

You may want to check out this more recent Time article, as well.




August 5 in history:

The Mayflower departed from Southampton, England on August 5th, 1620, to take religious pilgrims to America.

The pilgrims had intended to settle… 107 more words

Today In History

The Twist: The Ultimate Dance Craze

It only seems right that we follow our previous post on forgotten dance crazes with a post on what is arguably the biggest dance craze of the past 65 years, the Twist. 432 more words

Wipe Out - The Surfaris

Compilation of scenes from some 60’s beach movies with Wipe Out by The Surfaris. The opening of the video includes Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon…

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