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Season 27

10 Sep. 1983
Episode #27.1
Michael Sembello performs "Maniac" and "Automatic Man." Music video: Menudo - "Like A Cannonball."
 
17 Sep. 1983
Episode #27.2
Scott Baio performs "Some Girls" and "She's Trouble." Amy Holland sings "I Hang on Your Every Word" and "Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)."
 
1 Oct. 1983
Episode #27.3
Frank Stallone performs "Far from Over." Bonnie Tyler sings "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" Music video: Lionel Richie - "All Night Long."
 
8 Oct. 1981
Episode #27.4
Eric Burdon and The Animals perform "The Night." Marshall Crenshaw performs "Our Town" and "Whenever You're on My Mind." Music video: Shalamar - "Dead Giveaway."
 
15 Oct. 1983
Episode #27.5
Paul Anka sings "Hold Me 'Til The Mornin' Comes" and "Gimme The Word." Music video: Loverboy - "Queen of the Broken Hearts."
 
29 Oct. 1983
Episode #27.6
The Gap Band perform "Party Train." Huey Lewis and the News perform "The Heart of Rock and Roll" and "Heart and Soul." Music video: Billy Joel - "Tell Her About It."
 
5 Nov. 1983
Episode #27.7
Dave Davies (of The Kinks) performs "Love Gets You." The Mary Jane Girls (protégées of Rick James) sing "All Night Long" and "Candy Man."
 
12 Nov. 1983
Episode #27.8
Midnight Star perform "Wet My Whistle." Michael Stanley Band perform "My Town" and "Hard Time." Music video: Culture Club - "Church of the Poison Mind."
 
3 Dec. 1983
Episode #27.9
James Ingram sings "Party Animal." Glenn Shorrock performs "Don't Girls Get Lonely" and "Till I Love You" Music video: Human League - "Mirror Man."
 
24 Dec. 1983
Episode #27.10
1983 Christmas Show. DeBarge sing "Time Will Reveal." The Romantics perform "Talking in Your Sleep" and "Rock You Up."
 
31 Dec. 1983
Episode #27.11
ABC perform "That Was Then But This Is Now" and "S.O.S." Oingo Boingo perform "Wake Up (It's 1984)."
 
7 Jan. 1984
Episode #27.12
Peter Schilling sings "Major Tom (Coming Home)." Kim Carnes sings "Invisible Hands" and "You Make My Heart Beat Faster (And That's All That Matters)." Music video: John Cougar Mellencamp - "Crumblin' Down."
 
14 Jan. 1984
Episode #27.13
Madonna sings "Holiday." Quarterflash perform "Take Me to Heart" and "Take Another Picture."
 
21 Jan. 1984
Episode #27.14
The Eric Martin Band perform "Letting It Out" and "Sucker for a Pretty Face." Tavares perform "Words and Music."
 
28 Jan. 1984
Episode #27.15
Stephanie Mills sings "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?" Matthew Wilder performs "Break My Stride" and "The Kid's American."
 
4 Feb. 1984
Episode #27.16
Anita Baker sings "You're The Best Thing Yet." The Commodores (according to the Dick Clark Media Archives) perform "Turn Off The Lights" and "Only You." (Newspaper TV schedules list a different Commodores song, "Ooo, Woman You.")
 
25 Feb. 1984
Episode #27.17
Eddie Money performs "The Big Crash" and "Club Michelle." Deborah Allen sings "Baby I Lied."
 
3 Mar. 1984
Episode #27.18
Toni Basil sings "Over My Head." Night Ranger perform "(You Can Still) Rock In America" and "Rumors in the Air."
 
10 Mar. 1984
Episode #27.19
Mick Fleetwood's Zoo perform "Angel Come Home" and "You Might Need Somebody." Grace Slick sings "All the Machines." Music video: Eurythmics - "Here Comes the Rain Again."
 
17 Mar. 1984
Episode #27.20
Cyndi Lauper sings "Time After Time" and "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." Glenn Scarpelli performs "Don't Mess Up This Good Thing." Music video: John Lennon - "Nobody Told Me."
 
24 Mar. 1984
Episode #27.21
Paul Young performs "Come Back and Stay" and "Love of the Common People." UB40 perform "Red Red Wine."
 
31 Mar. 1984
Episode #27.22
K.C. sings "Give It Up." Madness performs "The Sun and the Rain" and "Keep Moving."
 
7 Apr. 1984
Episode #27.23
Shalamar perform "Dancing In The Sheets." Dwight Twilley performs "Girls" and "Don't You Love Her?"
 
14 Apr. 1984
Episode #27.24
The Alarm perform "68 Guns" and "Marching On." Patti Austin sings "It's Gonna Be Special." Music video: Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell."
 
21 Apr. 1984
Episode #27.25
Shannon sings "Let the Music Play" and "Give Me Tonight." Golden Earring perform "Clear Night Moonlight."
 
28 Apr. 1984
Episode #27.26
Bon Jovi perform "Runaway" and "She Don't Know Me." Mr. Mister perform "Hunters of the Night." Music video: Rick Springfield - "Love Somebody."
 
5 May 1984
Episode #27.27
Christine McVie (of Fleetwood Mac) performs "Got A Hold on Me" and "Love Will Show Us How." Wire Train perform "Chamber Of Hellos."
 
12 May 1984
Episode #27.28
Berlin perform "No More Words" and "Now It's My Turn." Yarbrough and Peoples sing "Don't Waste Your Time."
 
19 May 1984
Episode #27.29
Kim Fields (from the sitcom "Facts of Life") sings "Dear Michael." Wang Chung perform "Dance Hall Days" and "Don't Let Go."
 
26 May 1984
Episode #27.30
The Romantics perform "One in a Million" and "Open Your Door." Sergio Mendes, with vocalist Joe Pizzulo, performs "Olympia" (the theme song to the upcoming 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles).
 
2 Jun. 1984
Episode #27.31
Singer-songwriter Van Stephenson performs "Modern Day Delilah" and "What the Big Girls Do." The five-week dance contest begins.
 
9 Jun. 1984
Episode #27.32
Laura Branigan sings "Self Control" and "Satisfaction." Music video: Deniece Williams - "Let's Hear It for the Boy." A second look at the couples in the annual dance contest.
 
16 Jun. 1984
Episode #27.33
Bananarama perform "Robert De Niro's Waiting" and "Cruel Summer."
 
23 Jun. 1984
Episode #27.34
Slade perform "Run Runaway" and "My Oh My." Music video: R.E.M. - "South Central Rain." A fourth look at the couples competing in the dance contest.
 
30 Jun. 1984
Episode #27.35
La Toya Jackson and Howard Hewett sing "Heart Don't Lie." La Toya Jackson sings "Bet'cha Gonna Need My Lovin'." This year's dance contest wraps up with a final look at the competing couples.
 
7 Jul. 1984
Episode #27.36
Howard Jones performs "What Is Love?" and "New Song." Dennis Edwards sings "(You're My) Aphrodisiac." Music video: The Greg Kihn Band - "Reunited."
 
14 Jul. 1984
Episode #27.37
The Australian band Real Life perform "Send Me An Angel" and "Catch Me I'm Falling." Viewers are given a final look at the couples competing in this year's dance contest.
 
28 Jul. 1984
Episode #27.38
Corey Hart sings "Sunglasses at Night." John Waite performs "Missing You" and "Tears."
 
18 Aug. 1984
Episode #27.39
Eddy Grant performs "Romancing the Stone." Deniece Williams sings "Let's Hear It for the Boy" and "Next Love." Music video: Roger Taylor - "Man On Fire."
 
25 Aug. 1984
Episode #27.40
The Bangles perform "Hero Takes a Fall." Icicle Works perform "Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)" and "In the Cauldron of Love." Music video: Scandal featuring Patty Smyth - "The Warrior."
 

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