American Bandstand started in Philadelphia as an afternoon music and dance show. You would also see a musical act lip-synching to their latest hit song. It had a twenty-seven year run. The host, Dick Clark, looked like he never aged.
Yesterday we looked at musical acts on the Ed Sullivan show. Today you’ll see programs in which the total focus was on the music. It started with American Bandstand, but it morphed into more…much more. Remember these television shows? Related Post: The marriage of pop music and television: The Ed Sullivan Show Type your email address... Read more »