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Rare Ronettes Clip

With the words of Dick Clark, here’s some stellar ‘Native American music’ for you.

I was recently alerted to this rare 1963 American Bandstand lip-sync performance by our favourite trio. 40 more words

Phil Spector

Step II - Sylvester (1978)

I was a pre-teen during the height of the disco era. Much of what I remember of it came from the carefully orgistrated images that had filtered down to network TV. 770 more words


Fashion Cents-Less: Caller ID

(That’s Yogi for Justin Bieber… Who?. . .& Toodles!)

The 9 lives of Buffalo Tom Peabody & Gunther Tootie.

Buffalo Tom Peabody

This Week: The Turtles and Bandstand Revisited

The Turtles and a return visit to the artists who made American Bandstand popular are featured this week on “The Grooveyard” and “Saturday Soiree”.

Thursday night at 9 PM, “The Grooveyard” honors the anniversary of Dick Clark beginning host duties on the show that became “American Bandstand” by playing music by artists that performed on the show.  89 more words



He was one of the nicest people I have ever met, and when I met him again decades later, he remembered me. And we talked about those days in radio that began with the contest where I had met Bob Crane, who was the young moderator, pre-Hogan’s Heroes. 1,432 more words

In The Limelight

Newport Ave

I stumbled upon an Amazon contest and thought, what the heck, I could use a few quick bucks and the name recognition Amazon can provide if it chooses to. 363 more words

Living As A Writer

I want to ask you something...

Life is like having a puzzle box that you turn this way and that trying to figure it out. Sometimes you make the right twist, or have an epiphany where you suddenly understand but sometimes you continue to try to find answers to life’s questions. 573 more words