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America's Oldest Teenager

Dick Clark or as Biography.com refers to him, America’s oldest teenager, played a very important role in popular music and television entertainment for more than 50 years. 324 more words

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Frankie Avalon - Venus (Leaping Ahead #34)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #34: 160203

Dick Clark working up a crowd that had only discovered the previous year that they were in fact ‘teenagers’ to the joys of Frankie Avalon. 30 more words

Leaping Ahead Project 2016

Singing God's Praises

Harry Livingston is the furthest thing from a superhero.  He has no idea how to diffuse a bomb, is not the person to call when a hostage crisis needs to be negotiated, nor is he any good at untying knots; so apologies to all of you damsels in distress tied to railroad tracks right now.  614 more words

ABC Brings Back $100,000 Pyramid With Michael Strahan As Host

EW has confirmed that the one time popular game show $100,000 Pyramid is coming to prime time on ABC this summer.

The new version of the word-association game show which pits a celebrity and an average citizen team up against another celebrity and another average citizen will be hosted by New York Giants Hall of Famer and Live! 73 more words

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Dick Clark Loves Janet Jackson, Apparently

In light of it being New Year’s and all I am reminded of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rocking Eve. I had always enjoyed Dick Clark from way back when he did American Bandstand.  144 more words


Christmas Music, Conclusion ~Auld Lang Syne

“Auld Lang Syne” is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world; its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight. 922 more words


Why Is 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' Such A Big Deal?


Who needs plans when you’ve already got appointment viewing locked up for New Year’s Eve? Non-shut-ins probably, but a long-running TV institution has done a bang-up job of telling viewers that the most “rockin'” place to be at midnight on December 31st is glued to their local ABC affiliate. 185 more words