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American Bandstand 

Bandstand (original title)
TV-G | | Music | TV Series (1952–1989)
Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.
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Cast

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Dick Clark ...  Himself - Host 1,448 episodes, 1952-1989
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On this show, Dick Clark a weekly dance that featured the latest hit music for attending to dance to. In addition, the show had performances by popular musicians and audience members rated songs. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Music

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Bandstand See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1986-1987) | (1961-1962) | (1963-1986 and 1987-1989) | (1957-1961) | (1962-1963)

Sound Mix:

Mono (1952-1983)| Stereo (1983-1989)

Color:

Black and White (1952-1967)| Color (1967-1989)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Like many similar shows of the same period, many early episodes no longer exist. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jukebox (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Bandstand Boogie (The Theme of 'American Bandstand')
Written and Performed by Charles Albertine, Les Elgart & Bob Horn from 1952 to 1977
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The dance show that paved the way for all the others.
13 January 1999 | by jeff-150See all my reviews

The oldest and the best dance show ever to make it onto television. A chronicle of the music, fashion, and general trends, year by year, for four decades! Everybody who was anybody performed on this show. Dick Clark is king!


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