A musical variety show featuring the biggest acts in rock-n-roll performing their latest hits.

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The Blossoms ...
 Themselves - Singers / ... (51 episodes, 1964-1966)
Carolyne Barry ...
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Bobby Sherman ...
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Diane Stuart ...
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Jimmy O'Neill ...
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 Herself (30 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Themselves (30 episodes, 1964-1966)
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 Themselves - Singers / ... (26 episodes, 1964-1965)
Anita Mann ...
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 Himself - Singer (21 episodes, 1964-1965)
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Top American and British recording artists that were featured included Marvin Gaye, Petulia Clark, Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ian Whitcomb, The Rolling Stones and Manfred Mann. Jimmy 'O Neil was the series host. Weekly regulars included The Blossoms, featuring Darlene Love , " The Shindig Dancers", Bobby Sherman, The Shindogs rock band and The Righteous Brothers who debuted their now legendary "You've Lost That Loving Feeling". Regular house band members included Billy Preston and Glenn Campbell. Written by efffee@aol.com

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Sensational young international stars showcase the latest in song and dance...the music that moves today's youth!

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(1964) | (1965-1966)

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Host Jimmy O'Neill opened each show with "Howdy-hi, Shindiggers! We've got a 'Shindig!' for you that's so far in, it's out of sight!" See more »

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Featured in One Hit Wonderland: Monster Mash (2012) See more »

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A somewhat forgotten part of the Sixties
8 March 2007 | by (Morning Sun, Iowa) – See all my reviews

I don't know what to rate this show--it was on when I was age 9-12, but I watched it regularly. This was Beatlemania time, of course, and I and all my friends were constantly glued to the radio, often a little Japanese transistor job. I remember that they had pretty good acts on Shindig, good Top 40 stuff (it was *all* Top 40 in those days), bands and singers that were hot. And, for no reason that I can remember, I always thought Shindig was better than Hullabaloo, its main competition (aside from the Sullivan show, of course). I have a vague memory that Hullabaloo wasn't quite as "hip" as Shindig, or at the least didn't have as good a line-up week for week.


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