New American Bandstand 1965 (1952–1988)
"Bandstand" (original title)

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On this show, Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.

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 Himself - Host / ... (27 episodes, 1957-1987)
Dion DiMucci ...
 Himself (15 episodes, 1958-1975)
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 Himself (13 episodes, 1958-1966)
Brian Hyland ...
 Himself (13 episodes, 1960-1970)
Johnny Tillotson ...
 Himself (12 episodes, 1958-1971)
Chubby Checker ...
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On this show, Dick Clark a weekly dance that featured the latest hit music for attending to dance to. In addition, the show had performances by popular musicians and audience members rated songs. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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(1986-1987) | (1961-1962) | (1963-1986 and 1987-1989) | (1957-1961) | (1962-1963)

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(1952-1983)| (1983-1989)

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(1952-1967)| (1967-1989)

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At 37 years of continuous run, was the longest weekly popular music showcase TV program in the world. This record was not broken until 2001 when the BBC's Top of the Pops (1964) entered its 38th year. See more »

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Bandstand Boogie (The Theme of 'American Bandstand')
Written and Performed by Charles Albertine, Les Elgart & Bob Horn from 1952 to 1977
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Always loved this awesome show
1 May 2002 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this show every Saturday afternoon when I was a child and I always had a lot of fun doing it. It featured a lot of awesome musical talent in the many years that it was on and Dick Clark was always an excellent and cordial host. The dancers always looked so alive on the dance floor and you could just tell that they were loving every minute of it. My memories of this show are very easily among my favorite memories of sitting in front of the television set when I was a child. It's very easy to understand why it lasted so many years.


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