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

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  3. Soccernomics' Stefan Szymanski: Donny Osmond Was the Best 'Pyramid' HostRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  4. Scotch Plains-Fanwood H.S. Jazz Bands head for state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | 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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  5. On this day: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 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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  6. Jersey Boys-a Return to Teen LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 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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  7. 8 Classic Songs Featuring Carol KayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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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  8. Chubby Checker upset history is trying to forget himRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | 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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  9. Beach-themed roller rink coming to Delaware waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. New England Doo Wop Society announces show at CedarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The New England Doo Wop Society will present it's 34th Doo Wop Concert on Friday, March 27 at the Cedars Banquet Facility at 375 Island Pond Road in Springfield, MA. "Jimmy Gallagher has been the leader of the Passions since 1959 and has appeared at Radio City Music Hall, American Bandstand with Dick Clark and just finished a tour of England last year," said Bob Belniak of the New England Doo Wop Society.

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  15. Herhold: The celebrity Sam Liccardo is most likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... into a pillar of salt. After a lot of thought, however, I think I've come up with a surprising precursor: It's Dick Clark, the host of "American Bandstand'' and the famed New Year's Eve show. Don't laugh. I mean no insult to Liccardo. I'm not ...

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  16. 9th Annual Branson Elvis Festival Set for 3/27-29Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The 9th Annual Branson Elvis Festival will be held at Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater March 27th - 29th , 2015. The highlight of the festival, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, will take place on Saturday, March 28th at 7 p.m. This contest is one of a select few tribute competitions sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. The winner of the Branson contest will receive a prize package and the opportunity to compete in The 2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest finals presented by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. The finals will be held August 8-16 in Memphis, Tennessee during Elvis Week.

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  17. Chubby Checker to Perform at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, 3/21Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Platinum Single, the first Rock Grammy and has sold an astounding 250,000,000 records over the years. That's why Dick Clark has said: "The three most important things that ever happened in the Music Industry are Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and ...

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  18. The Farr Side: Madonna a " ever the trendsetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | RecordNET

    ... Madonna is, we sometimes forget she was the girl from Detroit who moved to New York to make it big. She then told Dick Clark on “American Bandstand,” “I want to rule the world.” In essence, she has. Maybe it's due to her ...

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  19. Eagles and Rolling Stones Tribute Bands to Perform at 2015 San Mateo County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WebWire

    ... and artists that include: Eric Burton, Slash from Guns 'N Roses and even from former American Bandstand announcer Dick Clark. With their lead singer, Dick Swagger, they will perform many Stone's favorites such as: Brown Sugar, Tumbling Dice, Gimme ...

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  20. Lionel Richie enthusiastic ahead of his Metro Radio Arena Newcastle gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... have to be in the business, you have to be eye to eye with everyone else. (Legendary TV and radio personality) Dick Clark said something to me a long time ago when he was 70-something. "He looked like a teenager still, just as he had done when I was ...

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