Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg's emerging personality, and the changes her mother's going through, don't sit well with Meg's father Written by
One family's journey through the times that changed our nation.
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Did You Know?
The series takes place from November 1963 to July 1966. See more
Often during scenes in the American Bandstand studio, what you see being filmed on the cameras does not always match what is happening on the stage (obviously because the cameras are showing clips of the original American Bandstand whereas the stage has actors attempting the recreate it). See more
Remember, chickens lay eggs; people lie down.
People Get Ready
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by The Impressions
Courtesy of MCA Records See more