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Dancing Queens

Like so many baby boomers, we grew up loving to dance, just like the generation before us. Dances were a  major source of entertainment all through my teen years. 575 more words

Rest In Peace: Anne Bradshaw

Of all the deaths which have occurred in the past two years, both musical and non-musical, none of those have effected me much as the recent passing of my mother. 359 more words


Breaking News: Chubby Checker Slightly Overweight But Not "Chubby"

Washington, D.C.

In a stunning announcement, Dr. Rudolph Rowbottom of the National Institute of Health (NIH), has shocked the music world and exploded a decades-old myth shattering the common knowledge concerning the pop star, Chubby Checker. 560 more words


Life in the '50's: TV!

A very important part of life in the 1950’s was television. Although television existed in the late 1940’s, the ’50’s decade was when the concept of TV began to take off. 1,948 more words


Today in Madonna History: January 14, 1984

On January 14 1984, Madonna made her North American network television debut, performing Holiday on ABC-TV’s American Bandstand – hosted by Dick Clark.

Dick Clark asked Madonna, “What do you hope will happen, not only in 1984 but for the rest of your professional life? 14 more words


song of the day Barry Manilow Bandstand Boogie

this song was the theme

song for American bandstand

the Old Dick Clark show.

Bandstand was on for a really long time.

this song had a pop swing feel to it… 51 more words


Before Soul Train

World War II came to a closure, and A new -REVOLUTION- was beginning.
Rosie The Riveter Became the image of the independent " WORKING WOMAN " . 111 more words