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  1. Philly DJ Jerry Blavat gets Sands casino residencyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... "Bandstand" show on the Philadelphia radio station and former TV station WFIL, hosting live dances in the area. Dick Clark later took over the show and turned it into a national favorite for decades. Blavat also had his own independent radio show, ...

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  2. Iconic DJ, television host to start residency at Sands Casino's Molton LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... "Bandstand" show on the Philadelphia radio station and former TV station WFIL, hosting live dances in the area. Dick Clark later took over the show and turned it into a national favorite for decades. Blavat also had his own independent radio show, ...

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  3. Vogues concert Friday to support FOP programsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Salem News

    ... how, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Red Skelton Show, The Mike Douglas Show and numerous appearances on Dick Clark's American Bandstand.

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  4. BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY Returns to The New Theatre in Overland Park, KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... on television for The Corny Collins Show. Velma Von Tussle the racist producer of the show, reminiscent of Dick Clark 's American Bandstand, plans to derail her dream, as she is not pretty enough to dance with her daughter Amber. Amber is the ...

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  5. Oldies band will play FOP benefit concertRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Morning Journal

    ... Town" and "You're the One." The band made lots of appearances in the late 60s and early 70s on such shows as "Dick Clark's American Bandstand," "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson." In 2001, they were inducted into the ...

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  6. How did the Swan label wind up with the rights to release 'She Loves You'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Examiner.com

    ... played the record, but it failed to receive any impact on the national Billboard or Cash Box pop charts. And when Dick Clark featured the disc on American Bandstand's "Rate-A-Record" segment, it only received a mediocre score of 73. Things obviously ...

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  7. The Beatles, Freddy Cannon were biggest hitmakers on short-lived Swan labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Examiner.com

    ... label, but it only lasted until 1967. The record company was co-owned by Bernie Binnick and Tony Mammarella, with Dick Clark reportedly having a financial investment, at least at the outset. But when the payola scandals erupted in the early '60s, ...

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  8. Happy 2015 RIP Video Birthday to the Awesome Link Wray and Bassist Mike Dirnt of Green DayRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Aquarius Papers

    ... Here's an early performance by Link and the Raymen (without shades and his trademark leather jacket!) on Dick Clark's American Bandstand live doing an early hit, "Rawhide." From 1975 on "The Old Grey Whistle Test," Link in a live performance of the ...

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  9. Obituary: Walter "Wally" Paul Lester / Original singer for the SkylinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the first white group to top the R&B charts. It led to the group's appearing on "American Bandstand" and on the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars tour. "The Skyliners had five vocalists - Jimmy and the four-part harmony. Wally was in the harmony just ...

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  10. Soccernomics' Stefan Szymanski: Donny Osmond Was the Best 'Pyramid' HostRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Once A Metro

    In a shocking new blog post that has the American soccer and the game show online communities up in arms, Soccernomics co-author Stefan Szymanski states that Donny Osmond was the best host of Pyramid , the long-running television game show formerly known as The $10,000 Pyramid . "Whilst Dick Clark is the obvious front-runner, extensive research reveals Mr. Osmond's pep talks in the Winner's Circle, his boyish good looks, and infectious humor make him a clear winner," the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor economics professor wrote.

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  11. Scotch Plains-Fanwood H.S. Jazz Bands head for state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... jazz band in the state of New Jersey. Over the years the band has played at notable locations including the The Dick Clark Bandstand and the Village Vanguard Jazz Club. Since 2007 the Moonglowers have headlined at the Susan G. Komen Race for the ...

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  12. On this day: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Click Orlando

    Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day. 2012: Dick Clark, best known for hosting American television's longest-running variety show, "American Bandstand," from 1957 to 1987, dies of a heart attack at age 82 in Santa Monica, California.

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  13. Jersey Boys-a Return to Teen LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... rock and roll into the night from hundreds of miles away. That was the only way to know what us kids liked, until Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" from Philly debuted on one of the two TV stations we got on our big bulky console black and white TV ...

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  14. 8 Classic Songs Featuring Carol KayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" - Nancy Sinatra I'll never forget watching Hullabaloo - or maybe it was Dick Clark's American Bandstand - and foxy Sinatra walking out in knee-length, black patent leather go-go boots and a black sequined mini ...

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  15. Chubby Checker upset history is trying to forget himRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | O-R Online

    ... Checker laughed, “although I've come to appreciate it. But my next two releases didn't do anything. Then Dick Clark saw an opportunity with 'The Twist' (then a flip side of a Hank Ballard 45 rpm release). That song needed someone with my ...

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  16. Beach-themed roller rink coming to Delaware waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... appealed to the Waterfront Corp. partly because of its nostalgic aura, Philadelphia being the original home of Dick Clark's American Bandstand and of many great singers of the 1950s. Of course roller skating goes back much further - the first skate ...

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  17. Awkward 1979 Talking Heads interview on American BandstandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Boing Boing

    Dick Clark: It must be three or four years since Richard began to tell me about the music that you people were making.

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  18. From 'Hound Dog' to top dog: Oklahomans enter Elvis tribute competition in BransonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... Missouri. The festival's centerpiece will be an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest at 7 p.m. Saturday in Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater. Among 16 Elvis Presley tribute artists (don't call them impersonators) vying for the king's throne ...

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  19. Disney The Little Mermaid musical to open in Branson MissouriRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... In addition, Crum was key member of the original production and design team responsible for the debut shows at Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater. As a sanctioned director and producer by Music Theatre International of New York and Disney, Crum ...

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  20. Homeschool Moms: Should You Find a Mentor for Your Daughter? Pam Farrel commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Crosswalk

    Some of you might have grown up hearing Dick Clark play songs on American Bandstand, asking for ratings from eager teens. If it was a song with a strong beat, it rated high.

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