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Bald Surf Band "The Pyramids" Perform On Dick Clark

Performing at the height of Beatlemania, surf instrumental band The Pyramids had a quite a neat gimmick—they shaved their heads bald. Perhaps they realized they couldn’t compete with the Fab Four’s shiny, well-conditioned locks. 71 more words


Wild in the Streets

Well kiddos, the election is just about upon us. In just a few hours everyone will be out there trying to cast their ballots. It’s going to be a madhouse! 708 more words

60's Movies

This Weekend: A Caravan of Stars

A “Caravan of Stars” will be featured on this week’s edition of “The Grooveyard”.

Host Alan Seltzer will celebrate the anniversary of the start of Dick Clark’s tour of that name Saturday night at 7 PM.  145 more words


Horror Movie Host John Zacherle, aka 'The Cool Ghoul,' Dies at 98

Popular horror movie host John Zacherle, nicknamed “The Cool Ghoul,” died Thursday Oct. 27 in Manhattan. He was 98.

Zacherle was best known for presenting horror films on local TV stations in New York and Philadelphia throughout the 1950s and ’60s. 318 more words


Bandstand Cover Girl, The

The nickname of teenager Carol Scaldeferri, an attractive, well-dressed precision dancer who frequently appeared in the early days on the rock and roll music program AMERICAN BANDSTAND/ABC/SYN/USA/1957-89 hosted by Dick Clark. 34 more words


America's Oldest Living Teenager

Dick Clark, the youthful-looking host of ABC’s AMERICAN BANDSTAND from 1957-89, aka “America’s Oldest Living Teenager” (also called “The World’s Oldest Living Teenager”) was a favorite with America’s Rock n’ Rollers for almost five decades. 444 more words

Showbiz Nicknames

Paul Anka: He's still got it!

What does the name Paul Anka mean to you? If you were running around in the 50’s and early 60’s he was a teen idol. Songs he wrote and popularized include “Puppy Love,” and “Lay your head on my shoulder.” 376 more words