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American Bandstand (TV Series 1952–1989) Poster

(1952–1989)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Ed Yates ... (1 episode, 1965)
Barry Glazer ... (1 episode, 1984)
Hal Galli ... (unknown episodes)
John M. Toutkaldjian ... (unknown episodes)
Kip Walton ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Joseph Bonaduce ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast complete, awaiting verification  

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Charlie O'Donnell ...
 Himself - Announcer 222 episodes, 1958-1967
Peaches Johnson ...
 Herself (dancer) (1975-1980) / ... 107 episodes, 1975-1980
Stan Rodarte ...
 Himself (dancer) / ... 80 episodes, 1973-1978
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 Himself - Host 23 episodes, 1989
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 Himself / ... 15 episodes, 1958-1966
Freddy Cannon ...
 Himself / ... 14 episodes, 1960-1974
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 Himself / ... 14 episodes, 1959-1963
Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods ...
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 Himself / ... 13 episodes, 1958-1971
Brian Hyland ...
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 Himself / ... 11 episodes, 1960-1986
The Grassroots ...
The Sylvers ...
Johnny Rivers ...
 Himself / ... 9 episodes, 1960-1981
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 Themselves / ... 9 episodes, 1970-1981
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 Herself - Musical Guest / ... 9 episodes, 1960-1980
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 Himself / ... 9 episodes, 1958-1969
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Jack Scott ...
Roy Hamilton ...
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Johnny Nash ...
 Himself / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1974
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 8 episodes, 1960-1970
Tommy Roe ...
 Himself / ... 8 episodes, 1966-1971
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Brenton Wood ...
 Himself - Performer / ... 8 episodes, 1967-1977
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 Himself / ... 8 episodes, 1971-1981
The DeFranco Family ...
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Mark Lindsay ...
 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1961-1971
Gene Pitney ...
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 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1965
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Danny and the Juniors ...
 Themselves / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1963
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Andy Kim ...
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 Himself / ... 7 episodes, 1972-1988
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Tommy Boyce ...
 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1966-1976
Tavares ...
 Themselves / ... 6 episodes, 1973-1984
Brenda Holloway ...
 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1964-1967
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1975
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Frankie Lymon ...
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The Belmonts ...
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 Herself / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1963
Steve Alaimo ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1967
Jo Ann Campbell ...
Adam Wade ...
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Joey Dee ...
Linda Scott ...
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 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1978
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 Herself - Musical Guest / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1967
Lou Christie ...
 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1966
Joe Tex ...
 Himself / ... 6 episodes, 1966-1977
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 Themselves / ... 6 episodes, 1972-1986
The Heywoods ...
Shalamar ...
Deniece Williams ...
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1962-1967
Ketty Lester ...
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Nino Tempo ...
Gene Chandler ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1965-1970
April Stevens ...
The Miracles ...
Jackie Wilson ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1957-1965
The Impressions ...
 Themselves / ... 5 episodes, 1958-1974
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 Herself / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1971
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Johnny Burnette ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1961
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Mary Wells ...
Dee Dee Sharp ...
 Herself / ... 5 episodes, 1963-1981
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1964-1974
Paul Revere & The Raiders ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests / ... 5 episodes, 1965-1971
Joe Simon ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1966-1975
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 Themselves / ... 5 episodes, 1967-1978
Oliver ...
 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1969-1971
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 Herself / ... 5 episodes, 1971-1980
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 Herself - Performer / ... 5 episodes, 1972-1974
Joyce Vincent Wilson ...
 Herself (as Dawn) / ... 5 episodes, 1972-1974
Eric Carmen ...
The Hues Corporation ...
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Howard Hewett ...
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Stephanie Mills ...
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 Himself / ... 5 episodes, 1983-1989
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1966-1967
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1966-1969
Bobby Freeman ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1969
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The Staple Singers ...
 Themselves / ... 4 episodes, 1971-1976
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 Themselves / ... 4 episodes, 1977-1987
Mel Carter ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1969
The Beau Brummels ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests / ... 4 episodes, 1965-1975
Bobby Hart ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1968-1976
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John Andrea ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1965
Round Robin ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1965
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1966-1976
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1957-1976
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Sam Cooke ...
Frankie Ford ...
Gerry Granahan ...
Bobby Day ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1958
Johnny Maestro ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1959-1961
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1974
Dean Torrence ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1974
The Olympics ...
 Themselves / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1966
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 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1964
Timi Yuro ...
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 Himself - Musical Guest 4 episodes, 1963-1972
Trini López ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1963-1970
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1964-1975
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 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1965-1973
Ian Whitcomb ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 4 episodes, 1965-1966
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The Turtles ...
 Themselves / ... 4 episodes, 1966-1969
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American Breed ...
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Thelma Houston ...
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Flash Cadillac ...
 Themselves (as Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids) / ... 4 episodes, 1972-1976
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Eddie Kendricks ...
Rufus ...
Al Wilson ...
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Daryl Dragon ...
 Himself / ... 4 episodes, 1975-1979
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 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1975-1979
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Mary MacGregor ...
 Herself / ... 4 episodes, 1977-1980
Eddie Money ...
War ...
Bonnie Pointer ...
Juice Newton ...
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James DeBarge ...
Mark DeBarge ...
Randy DeBarge ...
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Mel Carter ...
Kenny Nolan ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1980
Joe South ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1968-1970
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1974-1979
Stephen Bishop ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1983
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Ray Peterson ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1970
The Ventures ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1967
Dick St. John ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1965
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Bobby Goldsboro ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1965-1971
Ronnie Dove ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 3 episodes, 1965-1969
Kiki Dee ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1977
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Dee Dee Sperling ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1965
Roy Head ...
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 Himself - Comedian / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1977
The Chordettes ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1957-1983
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The Everly Brothers ...
Marvin Rainwater ...
Dale Hawkins ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1957-1961
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Joni James ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1957
Sonny James ...
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Little Anthony and the Imperials ...
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Billy and Lillie ...
Eddie Cochran ...
Barry Mann ...
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1959-1965
Dee Clark ...
Lenny Welch ...
John Phillips ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1967
The Shirelles ...
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Brenda Lee ...
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Bob Braun ...
 Himself - Vocalist / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1971
Major Lance ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 3 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Themselves / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1980
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1967
The Standells ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 3 episodes, 1964-1967
Mike Clifford ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1965
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 Themselves / ... 3 episodes, 1964-1965
Bobbi Martin ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1965-1971
Bruce Robb
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Little Dion ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1967-1968
The Strawberry Alarm Clock ...
The Association ...
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Merrilee Rush ...
Tyrone Davis ...
Gayle McCormick ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1969-1972
The Spiral Starecase ...
 Themselves / ... 3 episodes, 1969
William Guest ...
Merald Knight ...
Edward Patten ...
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Norman Greenbaum ...
Tommy James ...
The Undisputed Truth ...
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Hamilton Joe Frank & Reynolds ...
David Gates ...
The Chi-Lites ...
Bloodstone ...
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Buster Jones ...
 Himself - Host 3 episodes, 1973
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Gene Cotton ...
Ohio Players ...
Johnny Bristol ...
Jim Stafford ...
Dwight Twilley ...
Nigel Olsson ...
William King ...
Ronald La Pread ...
Walter Orange ...
Milan Williams ...
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1984
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Ritchie Family ...
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Paul Jabara ...
Jennifer Warnes ...
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 Themselves / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1981
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1977-1978
Nick Gilder ...
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Cory Wells ...
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Debbie Sledge ...
Joni Sledge ...
Kathy Sledge ...
Kim Sledge ...
The Romantics ...
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The Bus Boys ...
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Loverboy ...
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 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1982-1987
Patti Austin ...
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The Blasters ...
The Gap Band ...
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Quarterflash ...
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Alisa Peoples ...
Cavin Yarbrough ...
Bunny DeBarge ...
Jeffrey Osborne ...
Deborah Allen ...
 Herself / ... 3 episodes, 1984-1987
Ricky Bell ...
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Animotion ...
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Jermaine Stewart ...
Freddie Jackson ...
John Parr ...
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Cherrelle ...
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 Himself - Dancer / ... 3 episodes, 1986
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1976
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1973
Alan O'Day ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
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 Herself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1980-1983
Arthur Prysock ...
 Himself - Interview / ... 2 episodes, 1964
Gale Garnett ...
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The Sandpipers ...
Blues Magoos ...
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 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1966-1967
? and The Mysterians ...
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 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
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 Kaptain Kool 2 episodes, 1977
Livingston Taylor ...
Bobby Pickett ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1973
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 Themselves - Pop Band / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1967
Vic Dana ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1966
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 Themselves 2 episodes, 1967
Louise DuArt ...
 Nashville 2 episodes, 1977
Dick and Dee Dee ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
Ronald White ...
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 Himself - Interview / ... 2 episodes, 1965
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Terry Black ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1964-1965
Warren Moore ...
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
Bobby Rogers ...
The Billy Williams Quartette ...
The Diamonds ...
Nick Noble ...
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Lee Andrews and The Hearts ...
Franny Beecher ...
 Comets Musician / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1958
Johnny Grande ...
 Comets Musician / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1958
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Ralph Jones ...
 Comets Musician / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1958
Mickey & Sylvia ...
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Rudy Pompilli ...
 Comets Musician / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1958
Billy Williamson ...
 Comets Musician / ... 2 episodes, 1957-1958
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Bill Haley ...
Janice Harper ...
Jim Lowe ...
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Mike Pedicin ...
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The Shepherd Sisters ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1957
Randy Starr ...
Gene Vincent ...
Dickie Lee ...
Dave Appell ...
The Drifters ...
Marv Johnson ...
Buddy Knox ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1965
Clyde McPhatter ...
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The Flamingos ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1960
Johnny Horton ...
Joe Jones ...
Bobby Lewis ...
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Larry Chance & The Earls ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1961
Ike Turner ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1971
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Bobby Bare ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1969
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The Ronettes ...
Grace Broussard ...
 Herself (as Dale and Grace) 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Dale Houston ...
 Himself (as Dale and Grace) 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1963
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 Herself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1963
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 Himself - Interview / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1973
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1969
Jeremy Clyde ...
Chad and Jeremy ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 2 episodes, 1964-1966
Chad Stuart ...
 Himself (as Chad & Jeremy) 2 episodes, 1964-1966
The Rip Chords ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1964
Terry Stafford ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1964
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Kim Weston ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1965-1968
P.J. Proby ...
 Himself - Musical Guest / ... 2 episodes, 1965-1967
The Gentrys ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 2 episodes, 1965-1966
Danny Hutton ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1965-1966
The Sunrays ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 2 episodes, 1965-1966
Jewel Akens ...
 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1965
Mitch Ryder ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1966-1983
Sir Douglas Quintet ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1966-1969
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1966-1968
The Vogues ...
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Joel Larson ...
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1967-1971
The McCoys ...
Sunshine Company ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 2 episodes, 1967-1968
Don and the Goodtimes ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1967
The Merry-Go-Round ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1967
1910 Fruitgum Company ...
Iron Butterfly ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1968
Peaches & Herb ...
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The Guess Who ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1969
Smith ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1969
Rare Earth ...
Melanie ...
David Ruffin ...
Evie Sands ...
The Moments ...
Bobby Bloom ...
The Chairmen of the Board ...
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 Himself (as Rick Ely) / ... 2 episodes, 1970-1971
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Gary Puckett ...
Dave Mason ...
Sugarloaf ...
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Honey Cone ...
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Millie Jackson ...
El Chicano ...
Andrew Williams ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1974
Gallery ...
David Williams ...
 Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Climax ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1972
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Johnnie Taylor ...
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The New Birth ...
Austin Roberts ...
Albert Hammond ...
Sam Neely ...
The Soul Children ...
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 Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1973
The Raspberries ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1973
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 Themselves 2 episodes, 1973
Carl Carlton ...
Benny Latimore ...
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Harold Melvin ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1974
Redbone ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1974
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William Griffin ...
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Carol Douglas ...
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B.T. Express ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1975
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Bruce Baum ...
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The Manhattans ...
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1980
Maxine Nightingale ...
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1979
Leonard Barr ...
Brass Construction ...
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Bill Fries ...
Thomas McClary ...
Dorothy Moore ...
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Starbuck ...
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John Ford Coley ...
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Walter Murphy ...
Dan Seals ...
Jimmy Aleck ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1987
The Little River Band ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Carrie Lucas ...
Pablo Cruise ...
L.T.D. ...
The Babys ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1977
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1978-1985
Evelyn King ...
Walter Egan ...
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Valerie Simpson ...
The Brooklyn Dreams ...
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Pattie Brooks ...
High Inergy ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1978
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1979-1987
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Player ...
Jeffrey Daniel ...
Roger Voudouris ...
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Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ...
Walter Scott ...
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 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1980-1984
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The Motels ...
 Themselves - Musical Guests 2 episodes, 1980-1982
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George Funky Brown ...
Rupert Holmes ...
Tom Johnston ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1980-1981
Claydes Smith ...
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Dennis D.T. Thomas ...
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George Thorogood ...
Lakeside ...
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Lee Ritenour ...
A Taste of Honey ...
Chilliwack ...
Richard 'Dimples' Fields ...
Franke & The Knockouts ...
Janice Marie Johnson ...
Hazel Payne ...
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Atlantic Starr ...
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 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1982-1984
Scandal ...
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The Beat ...
 Themselves / ... 2 episodes, 1982-1983
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 Herself (as the Go-Go's) / ... 2 episodes, 1982-1983
Brian O'Neal ...
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Mary Jane Girls ...
Greg Kihn ...
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Billy Zoom ...
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Champaign ...
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Wire Train ...
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John Cafferty ...
 Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1984-1985
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Shannon ...
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 Themselves 2 episodes, 1984
Matthew Wilder ...
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Glenn Jones ...
Five Star ...
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Rebbie Jackson ...
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Til Tuesday ...
Eugene Wilde ...
Autograph ...
 Themselves 2 episodes, 1985
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 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1985
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Gavin Christopher ...
Marilyn Martin ...
Alexander O'Neal ...
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The Jets ...
Billy Vera and The Beaters ...
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Elisa Fiorillo ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Carrie McDowell ...
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 Themselves 2 episodes, 1987
The Cover Girls ...
Stacey Swain ...
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Bob Horn ...
 Himself - Host 1 episode, 1952
Libby Dean ...
 Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Brien Fisher ...
 Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Jo Ann Castle ...
 Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1961
Bruce Channel ...
 Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1967
Billy Joe Royal ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1967
O.C. Smith ...
 Himself - Performer 1 episode, 1968
Jack Blanchard ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1970
The Cowsills ...
 Themselves -Guests 1 episode, 1971
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 Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1971
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 Herself 1 episode, 1971
David Allen Loggins ...
 Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1974
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 Himself 1 episode, 1976
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 Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1976
Dean Friedman ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1977
David Gates ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1978
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 Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1979
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 Himself 1 episode, 1983
Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers ...
 Themselves - Pop Band 1 episode, 1957
The Pentagons ...
 Themselves - Guests 1 episode, 1961
Lou Johnson ...
 Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1964
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 Himself - Guest Star 1 episode, 1964
The Newbeats ...
 Themselves - Pop Band 1 episode, 1964
Gary Lewis ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1965
13th Floor Elevators ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
The Hard Times ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
The Left Banke ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
Tina Mason ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1966
Sandy Posey ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1966
The Artistics ...
 Himself - Themselves 1 episode, 1966
The Count Five ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
The Music Machine ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
The Youngbloods ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1967
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 Himself - Performer 1 episode, 1968
Misty Morgan ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1970
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 Themselves 1 episode, 1979
Amy Holland ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1983
Robert Q. Lewis ...
 Himself - Guest Star 1 episode, 1964
The Superbs ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1964
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 Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1965
Gary Lewis & The Playboys ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1965
Gene Simmons ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1965
Freddie Cannon ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1966
Steve Martin ...
 Himself - Vocalist The Left Banke 1 episode, 1966
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 Herself 1 episode, 1966
The Robbs ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1966
Billy Stewart ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1966
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 Herself 1 episode, 1969
Renaldo Benson ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1976
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 Himself - Comedian 1 episode, 1976
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 Himself - Interview 1 episode, 1964
The Daisies ...
 Themselves 1 episode, 1964
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 Himself - Guest Star 1 episode, 1964
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 Himself - Interview 1 episode, 1965
Diane Hall ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1965
Michael Brown ...
 Himself - Keyboardist The Left Banke 1 episode, 1966
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 Herself - Guest Star 1 episode, 1966
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 Himself 1 episode, 1967
Abdul 'Duke' Fakir