Dick Clark presents music videos for The Beatles' records "Strawberry Fields Forever" & "Penny Lane." Following each video, Mr. Clark asks the audience for their reactions.
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with members of The Harpers Bizarre.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark talks with a California disc jockey.
Leonard Nimoy (from "Star Trek") sings "Bilbo Baggins."
Bobby Vee sings "Take Good Care of Her" and "Come Back When you Grow Up."
A telephone interview with "Ode to Billie Joe" singer Bobbie Gentry.
The Byrds - "Have You Seen Her Face" & "Lady Friend."
The Forum - "The River Is Wide."
A filmed segment on dune buggies.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interviews an Iowa disc jockey.
The Premieres perform "Farmer John."
Dale & Grace sing "Darling, It's Wonderful."
Marvin Gaye - "Hitch Hike" & "How Sweet it is to be Loved by You."
Johnny Rivers - "Mountain of Love."
Adam Faith - "It Sounds Good" and "It's Alright."
Neil Sedaka - "Bad Girl."
Vito & The Salutations - "Unchained Melody."
Roy Orbison - "Oh, Pretty Woman."
The Sunrays - "Andrea."
Mother Earth - (possibly) "Goodnight Nelba Grebe"
On film: Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Bob Guadio of The Four Seasons.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark talks with Phoenix, Arizona DJ Phil Motta.
Andy Kim - "Baby, I Love You."
The Peppermint Rainbow - "Don't Wake Me Up in the Morning, Michael."
The Peppermint Rainbow - "Will You Be Staying After Sunday?"
The Guess Who - "These Eyes"
Solomon Burke - "Proud Mary."
Jack Scott - "My True Love" & "Leroy."
Jody Miller sings "He Walks Like A Man."
Shelley Fabares sings "Football Season's Over."
--Shirley Ellis sings "The Nitty Gritty."
--Steve Wahrer (singer & drummer of the Trashmen) - "Surfin' Bird."
Plus, Dick Clark plays some of the top records of 1963 including "You Can't Sit Down" (The Dovells), "Blue Velvet" (Bobby Vinton), "Be My Baby" (The Ronettes), "Da Doo Ron Ron" (The Crystals), and "Telstar" (The Tornados - a 1962 release, but still on the US charts in early 1963).
The Chiffons sing "A Love So Fine."
Also appearing are dancers who appeared on the first "Bandstand" show eleven years earlier. ("Bandstand" premiered as a local Philadelphia series on October 13, 1952.)
Johnny Nash sings "Lovey Dovey."
Willie Mitchell performs "30-60-90."
Plus, interviews with Joe South, and an Ohama, Nebraska DJ.
Otis Redding - "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Ken Ellner of The Count Five.
Note: According to newspaper listings, this episode ran only 15 minutes, airing from 1:30-1:45pm Eastern (shortened due to an NCAA football game).
James Brown & the Famous Flames - possibly "I Love You, Yes I Do."
Marvin Smith - possibly "Time Stopped."
Note: According to newspaper listings, this episode ran only 15 minutes, airing from 1:30-1:45pm Eastern. (Starting at 1:45pm, ABC aired the Army vs. Navy NCAA Football game.)
Duane Eddy performs "Cannon Ball."
Part 2 of AB's 9th Anniversary Show:
Lou Christie - "Two Faces Have I" and "If My Car Could Talk."
Former Bandstand regular Ken Rossi sings "Bad Boy."
The Hollies - "Bus Stop."
Tommy Roe - "Hooray For Hazel."
The Grass Roots perform "Live for Love."
Beau Sybin sings "Been A Long Time A Comin'."
Johnny Rivers sings "The Tracks of My Tears."
Don & the Goodtimes perform "I Could Be So Good to You."
Dick Clark interviews songwriter-record producer Bob Crewe.
A telephone interview with Marvin Gaye.
Jim Lowe - "From A Jack to A King."
Rusty & Doug (brothers Rusty and Doug Kershaw) - "Love Me To Pieces."
AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 1
A telephone interview with Eddie Brigati Jr. of the Young Rascals.
Vintage clips from past shows:
--Chubby Checker - "Let's Twist Again."
--Brenda Lee - "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree."
--James Brown - "It's a Man's Man's Man's World."
--Bobby Rydell - "Volare."
--The American Breed -possibly "Ready, Willing And Able" (released April 1968).
--Mother Hubbard (billed as "the world's oldest hippie")
(Mother Hubbard was a 60-year-old singer whose single "Green Paper" b/w "Children" was released 6 Feb 1968 on Columbia records).
Chris Montez - "Love Is Here To Stay."
Vanilla Fudge - "You Keep Me Hangin' On."
Brenton Wood -"The Oogum Boogum Song."
The Yellow Balloon - "Yellow Balloon" (with actor Don Grady on drums).
'Hot Line' segment: A phone interview with Arthur Connelly.
Also: A phone call fromWLS-AM Chicago disc jockey Ron Riley.
Dick Lee - "Giannina Mia" (3pm half-hour).
Jimmy Clanton - "Just A Dream" (4pm hour).
American Bandstand celebrates its 1st anniversary on network television.
TV Guide lists The Coasters and Jerry Wallace as the guests.
The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper lists the guests as The Coasters and Duane Eddy.
Danny and the Juniors - "Dottie." (3pm half-hour)
The Underground Sunshine - "All I Want Is You" and "Birthday" (Beatles' cover).
Dick Clark announces the winning couple in the American Bandstand dance contest.
Don Gibson - "Oh Lonesome Me."
Jim Reeves - "I Love You More" (3pm half-hour).
Dee Dee Sharp sings "I Really Love You" and "Mashed Potatoes."
The Deep Six perform "The Rising Sun" and "Strollin' Blues."
Also, an interview with Lou Christie.
April and Nino (Stevens and Nino Tempo) sing "Begin the Beguine" and "Hey Baby."
Josephine Sunday sings "You Won't Even Know Her Name."
Dick Clark interviews in-studio guest Murray the K, the popular New York City disc jockey.
Dick Duane - "Eternally" (3pm half-hour).
The Ames Brothers - "A Very Precious Love" (4pm half-hour)
John D. Loudermilk - "Susie's House" (3:00pm half-hour).
Jody Reynolds - "Endless Sleep" (4:00pm hour).
The Olympics - "Big Boy Pete."
The Gentrys - "Keep on Dancing" and "Everyday I Have To Cry."
"Hot Line" segment: a telephone conversation with Bobby Fuller.
Jr. Walker & The All Stars - "What Does it Take to Win your Love?"
Bobby Bare - "Which One Will It Be?"
The Clingers (aka The Clinger Sisters) possibly "Something Here In My Heart."
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark talks with a Pittsburgh disc jockey.
Smith - "Baby It's You."
Steppenwolf - "Move Over."
Stevie Wonder performs "My Cherie Amour," "Fingertips - Part 2" and "For Once In My Life."
AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 2
Vintage clips from past shows:
The Mamas and the Papas - "California Dreamin'."
The Supremes - "I Hear a Symphony."
The Olympics - "Western Movies."
A "Where Are They Now?" look at some of the youngsters, now adults, who danced on the first "American Bandstand" show in August 1957.
The 1910 Fruitgum Co. - "Indian Giver."
Plus, a Salute to Tom Jones featuring an interview filmed in England.
This show features highlights from the "Miss 16" Contest, taped October 13, 1968, with judges Regis Philbin, Andy Kim, Mark Lindsay and Lydia Lane. Christie Jensen of Seattle is selected as the winner.
The Avant-Garde - "Naturally Stoned" or "Fly With Me."
Ketty Lester sings "I Will Lead You."
Michael J. James sings "She Needs The Same Things I Need."
On film: Leapy Lee - "Little Arrows."
On film: B.J. Thomas - "Hooked on a Feeling."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Mark Gutkowski of the 1910 Fruit Gum Company.
"Hollywood Hot Line" - Dick Clark talks with a Muscle Shoals, Alabama disc jockey.
Tommy Roe - "Dizzy."
The New York Times TV listings also mentions guests "the One Squared Group." This could be a misprint as no info seems to be available on a (circa 1968) group called "One Squared."
The Grass Roots - "Midnight Confessions."
Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary).
Brenton Wood - "Gimme Little Sign" and "It's Just A Game Love."
11th Anniversary Show (Part 2)
The American Breed perform "Bend Me, Shape Me" & "Anyway That You Want Me."
Mother Hubbard (billed as "the world's oldest hippie")
"Hot Line" segment: a telephone interview with Jimmy Mack, a DJ at WLWI radio, Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Ohio Express - "Down at Lulu's."
Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus - "Down In Tennessee."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Terry Kirkman (of The Association).
O.C. Smith - "Little Green Apples."
Merle Haggard - "The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde" and "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Fats Domino.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark talks with a Providence, R.I. disc jockey.
B.J. Thomas - "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" & "Everybody's Out of Town."
Clarence Carter sings "Slip Away."
People! perform "Apple Cider" and "Crying Shoes."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with singer Betty Wright.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark talks with Raleigh, North Carolina disc jockey Bob Kelly.
Norman Greenbaum - "Spirit in the Sky" and "Tars of India."
Tommy Roe - "Jam Up and Jelly Tight" and "Stir It Up and Serve It."
Joe Tex - "You Need Me, Baby" and "Skinny Legs and All."
On film: English singer Don Fardon (possibly "(The Lament Of The Cherokee) Indian Reservation.")
Oliver sings "Angelica."
Lee Marvin sings "Wandering Star" (from his movie "Pain Your Wagon").
Brian Fisher (probably Brien Fisher - "Fingertips").
Jimmy Cavallo (Jimmy Cavello and his House Rockers) - "Yo-Yo Baby."
The Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost - "Stormy."
Neil Sedaka sings "Star-Crossed Lovers."
An interview with singer Johnnie Taylor (via telephone?).
Dick Clark interviews a disc jockey from Jacksonville, Florida.
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart perform "I'll Blow You a Kiss in the Wind."
Kathy Garver (from TV's "Family Affair") recites "Lem, the Orphan Reindeer."
("Lem ..." was Garver's spoken word Christmas record, which was written by Boyce and Hart).
The George Baker Selection performs "Little Green Bag." (Note: It's not known if the George Baker Selection appeared in person or if they were on film.)
The 17th Anniversary Show (taped in Philadelphia):
Bobby Rydell performs "Kissin' Time," "Swingin' School" and "Lovin' Things."
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band - "Spreadin' Honey."
On film: The Grass Roots
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with comedian Bill Cosby.
"Hollywood Hot Line": Dick Clark interviews a Charleston, South Carolina disc jockey.
Merilee Rush - "That Kind of Woman."
The Vogues - "My Special Angel."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Frank Jeckell of The 1910 Fruitgum Company.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interviews a Shreveport, Louisiana disc jockey.
Steppenwolf - "Born to be Wild."
Joe Tex - "Keep The One You Got."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Joe Pope of The Tams.
"Hollywood Hot Line": Dick Clark interviews a a Tulsa, Oklahoma disc jockey.
Don and the Goodtimes - "Sally."
Little Dion (7-year-old singer, protege of Jackie Wilson) - "Lonely Teardrops."
Linda Ronstadt sings "Long Way Around."
The New Life performs "Backwoods Annie" and "Ha Lese (Le Di Khanna)."
A swimwear fashion show is presented.
Dick Clark interviews a Sioux Falls, South Dakota disc jockey (probably via telephone).
Kenny O'Dell sings "Beautiful People."
On film: The Turtles - "She's My Girl."
Dick Clark interviews a Birmingham, Alabama disc jockey.
Chuck Berry - "Maybelline" and "Johnny B. Goode"
Joey Dee and the Starliters - "The Peppermint Twist."
Strawberry Alarm Clock - "Incense And Peppermints."
Steve Alaimo - "New Orleans."
The Merry-Go-Round - "On Your Way Out" and "You're a Very Lovely Woman."
Dick Clark interviews a Portland, Oregon disc jockey.
Plus, a fashion show for young girls.
Dick Clark debuts "Soul Shakin' Psychedelic Sally" by The Hallmarks on the Rate-a-Record portion of the show.
Oliver sings "Good Morning Starshine."
Ronnie Dove - "I Need You Now."
Dance Contest segment: Dick Clark introduces the seven couples competing this year's dance contest. The couples come from Chicago, Detroit, El Paso, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.
Joe Simon - "No Sad Songs."
On film: The American Breed perform "Bend Me, Shape Me."
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Phoenix disc jockey, Pat McMahon.
John Fred & His Playboy Band - "Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)."
Bill Page gives a demonstration of amplified sound.
Steppenwolf - "Born to be Wild."
Dyke & The Blazers - "Funky Walk Part 1."
The Byrds - "Eight Miles High" and "You Ain't Going Nowhere."
On film: Four Jacks and a Jill - "Master Jack."
Also, an interview with Tommy James of The Shondells.
Dick Clark interviews a Minneapolis disc jockey.
Mel Carter - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" & "Another Saturday Night."
The Yellow Payges perform "Never Put Away My Love For You."
Plus, interviews with Fred Farran of The Arbors, and a Springfield, Massachusetts disc jockey.
The Ohio Express - "Mercy."
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band - "Love Land" & "Express Yourself."
Bandstand's annual dance contest continues.
The Chairman of the Board - "Give Me Just A Little More Time" and "(You've Got Me) Dangling on a String."
Bob Maurice (producer of "Woodstock") introduces film clips from the film and is interviewed by Dick Clark.
The American Bandstand dance contest continues.
Lenny Welch - "Darling Stay with Me."
Traffic -(possibly) "Heaven Is In Your Mind" b/w "No Face, No Name And No Number."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Cissy Houston of The Sweet Inspirations.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interview a Butte, Montana disc jockey.
Trini Lopez performs "Lalena" and "Come A Little Bit Closer."
The Feather performs "Moccasin."
An interview with singer Joe Simon.
Dick Clark interviews a Milwaukee, Wisconsin disc jockey.
James Brown performs "Cold Sweat."
Marva Whitney (James Brown's protegee) sings "Unwind Yourself"
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Jay Proctor of Jay and the Techniques.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interviews an Atlanta, Georgia disc jockey.
Blue Cheer - "Summertime Blues."
Joe Tex - "Skinny Legs and All."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Chuck Barksdale of the Dells.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interviews a Lansing, Michigan disc jockey.
The Music Explosion - "What You Want (Baby I Want You)."
Ray Chafin -(possibly) "Good Time Girl."
Frankie Valli - "Can't Take My Eyes Off You."
Kim Weston - "Nobody."
"Hot Line" segment: A telephone interview with Marvin Gaye.
"Hollywood Hot Line" segment: Dick Clark interviews a Spokane, Washington disc jockey.
Iron Butterfly - "You Can't Win."
Tommy Roe - "Dottie I Like It."
'Hot Line' segments: Telephone interviews with Frank Jeckell of The 1910 Fruitgum Company, and a Dayton, Ohio disc jockey.
1910 Fruitgum Co. - "Simon Says."
Brenton Wood - "Lovey Dovey Kinda Lovin'."
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart - "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight."
The Sunshine Company - "Look, Here Comes the Sun."
Georgia Gibbs sings "Miss You."
This episode survives as a 49-minute kinescope. (The original running time was 90 minutes.)
Mike Pedicin Quintet - "Shake A Hand" (re-release of 1955 record).
The Five Satins - "A Night To Remember."
Shaye Cogan (singer-actress) - "Little Ring."
Bobby Troup (musician-songwriter)
Tony Mammarella (American Bandstand producer)
The Ronettes perform "Be My Baby."
Bobby Rydell sings "Let's Make Love Tonight."
Skeeter Davis sings "I Can't Stay Mad at You."
Garnet Mimms sings "Cry Baby."
Dion (Di Muci) - "Donna the Prima Donna."
Major Lance - "The Monkey Time."
Dee Dee Sharp sings "Wild!"
Linda Scott sings "Let's Fall in Love."
Kathy Linden - "You'd Be Surprised" (3pm half-hour)
The Playmates - "Don't Go Home" (4pm hour)
Bobby Bare - "500 Miles (Away From Home)."
Brian Hyland - "Let Us Make Our Own Mistakes."
Gene Pitney sings "Twenty-Four Hours from Tulsa."
Sunny & The Sunglows (featuring Sunny Ozuna) perform "Talk to Me."
Dale and Grace - "I'm Leaving it Up to You."
Wayne Newton - "Shirl Girl."
Mark Stone - "Ever Since I Met Lucy" (3pm half-hour).
Dicky Doo & the Don'ts - "Click Clack" (4pm hour).
Don Rondo - "Made For Each Other" (4pm hour).
Buddy Holly and The Crickets (appearance possibly cancelled).
The Crickets are mentioned as guests in the TV listings of the Chester (PA) Times newspaper. But this appearance isn't included in of the Buddy Holly biographies.
(Buddy Holly and The Crickets were in the Philadelphia area at the time. According to a tour timeline, the group performed at the Philadelphia Arena a day earlier.)
Jerry Lee Lewis - "Breathless."
The Timbers (3pm half-hour).
Ray Peterson - "Tail Light" b/w "Suddenly" (4pm hour).
Merv Griffin - "Introduce Me To The Gal" (4pm hour).
Jackie Wilson - "To Be Loved" (3pm half-hour)
The Hollywood Flames - "A Little Bird" (4pm hour)
TV Guide lists the (scheduled) guests as Tommy Payne and Eddie Fontane.
But The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper lists the guests as Lawrence Welk and The Lennon Sisters. (Welk and his band were in Philadelphia for a concert at Convention Hall.)
Another All-Beatles Show with film footage of the Fab Four. Plus, the AB regulars dance to Beatles' records.
The Hondells perform "Little Honda."
Lou Christie - "The Gypsy Cried" and "Have I Sinned?"
Dick Clark interviews singer Bobby Darin.
The Everly Brothers - "Gone, Gone, Gone" & "Cathy's Clown."
Bobby Vinton sings "It's Better To Have Loved" and "Mr. Lonely."
Dick Clark interviews singer Bobby Freeman.
Dick & DeeDee - "The Mountain's High" and "Thou Shalt Not Steal."
Terry Black - "Unless You Care" and "Can We Go Somewhere?"
Plus, an interview with guitarist Duane Eddy.
Curt Jensen - "Just For You" (3pm half-hour).
The Four Voices - "Tell Me You Love Me, Tell Me You're Mine" (released Aug 1959) (4pm hour).
American Bandstand's 7th Anniversary Show.
Dick Clark presents clips from some of Bandstand's theme shows including the Roaring ’20's gala (from 9-Dec-1960), a Funhouse party (1961), and a skating party (1961).
Actress Susan Seaforth presents Dick Clark with a cake containing seven candles.
Johnny Rivers performs "Maybelline."
Jerry Wallace sings "In the Misty Moonlight."
Eddie Cochran - "Summertime Blues" (3pm half-hour).
Little Anthony and The Imperials - "Tears On My Pillow" (4pm hour).
Clare Nelson - "I'm a Big Girl Now" (3pm half-hour)
Dicky Doo And The Don'ts - "Leave Me Alone (Let Me Cry)" (4pm hour).
The Chantels - "He's Gone."
The Beau Brummels - "Just A Little."
Steve Alaimo - "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" and "Everyday I Have to Cry."
Jeremy Slate (actor) is interviewed.
The Beau Brummels - "Laugh, Laugh" and "Still In Love with You, Baby."
Vic Dana - "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" and "Blue Ribbons."
Johnny Mathis (possibly an interview).
Ronnie Pearson - "I Dig That Gal The Most" (3pm half-hour).
Carol Jarvis - "Buttons And Bows" (4pm hour).
The Chancellors - "Chalypso Train."
Tom & Jerry (aka Simon and Garfunkel) - "Our Song" (4pm hour)
Tommy Leonetti - "Ring On A Ribbon." (3pm half-hour).
Chuck Willis - "What Am I Living For?" (4pm hour).
Don Gibson - "Oh Lonesome Me" (4pm hour).
(Don Gibson's appearance possibly postponed from 26-Mar-1958.)
The Champs - "El Rancho Rock."
Johnny and Jonie (Johnny and Jonie Mosby) perform "Kee-Ro-Ryin'."
American Bandstand celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the launch of Elvis Aron Presley's musical career. It covers his 8 years in the Pop Charts.
Johnny Tilloston - "Worried Guy."
Linda Scott -"Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?"
Brenda Holloway - "Every Little Bit Hurts."
Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (of The Los Angeles Rams) sings "Fool, Fool, Fool."
Betty Everett - "There'll Come a Time" and "I Can't Say No to You."
The Bubble Puppy perform "Hot Smoke and Sassafras."
Also, an interview with Warren Entner of the Grass Roots.
The Four Aces - "Saturday Swing Out" b/w "Take My Heart" (4pm hour).
Arthur Prysock - "Close Your Eyes."
Freddy Cannon - "Tallahassee Lassie" and "Too Much Monkey Business."
Neil Sedaka - "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" and "I Hope He Breaks Your Heart."
Stevie Wonder - "Blowin' in the Wind."
Jackie DeShannon - "I Can Make it With You."
"Hot Line" segment: a telephone interview with members of The Association.
Bobby Goldsboro - "Voodoo Woman" and "If You Wait for Love."
Freddy Cannon - "Action" ("Where the Action Is" theme) and "Abigail Beecher."