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Philadelphia's Chubby Checker To Perform Local Summer Show

Chubby Checker, whose song “The Twist” is forever embedded into the annals of pop culture, will perform a show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, July 24. 276 more words


Icarus' Favorite Song - Over the Mountain, Across the Sea

Growing up in Philly “American Bandstand” was in our faces everyday in the 50’s. What we didn’t know was that other cities had their own version of the first American teenage dance show. 274 more words


American Bandstand Performance + Interview

The Ronettes perform “Be My Baby” and are interviewed by Dick Clark on very first TV appearance. This episode of American Bandstand originally aired on September 28, 1963.


Summer of Love

Grace and her boys air guitar a couple of tunes for American Bandstand at the beginning of the Summer of Love

This Week: Back to Bandstand, and Bye-Bye to Beatles

Online listeners of “The Grooveyard” were surprised two weeks ago when they weren’t able to hear our repeat broadcast featuring Dick Clark and American Bandstand.  Server problems affecting LIU Post eliminated our ability to stream the show that week.  122 more words


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