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    • The Beatles (on film) (March 11, 1967)
      3/11/67
      10

      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 / Bobby Vee
      Leonard Nimoy / Bobby Vee
      Season 10 - Episode 51
      8/26/67
      10

      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 Premieres / Dale and Grace (August 1, 1964)

      The Premieres perform "Farmer John."
      Dale & Grace sing "Darling, It's Wonderful."

    • AB-294: Frankie Ford / Don and Dewey
      9/1/58
      10
      Frankie Ford - "Cheatin' Woman"/"The Last One To Cry" (released 1958) (3pm half-hour).
      Don and Dewey - "Ko Ko Joe" (released July 1958) (4pm hour).
    • Roy Orbison / The Sunrays (June 4, 1966)
      6/4/66
      10

      Roy Orbison - "Oh, Pretty Woman."
      The Sunrays - "Andrea."

    • Marvin Gaye / Johnny Rivers / Adam Faith (January 2, 1965)

      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."

    • Marvin Gaye / The Rip Chords
      Marvin Gaye / The Rip Chords
      Season 7 - Episode 35
      5/23/64
      10
      Marvin Gaye sings "Try It Baby" (and possibly "You're A Wonderful One"). The Rip Chords perform "Three Window Coupe."
    • The Byrds / The Forum (July 29, 1967)
      7/29/67
      10

      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.

    • Neil Sedaka / Vito and the Salutations (December 7, 1963)

      Neil Sedaka - "Bad Girl."
      Vito & The Salutations - "Unchained Melody."

    • Hillside Singers / Tommy James
      Hillside Singers / Tommy James
      Season 15 - Episode 16
      1/22/72
      10
      --Hillside Singers - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" & "We're Together" --Tommy James - "Nothing to Hide" & "Tell 'em Willie Boy's a-Comin'"
    • AB-1283: Bobby Curtola
      AB-1283: Bobby Curtola
      Season 5 - Episode 208
      6/20/62
      10
      Bobby Curtola performs "Fortune Teller."
    • AB-94: Bill Craddock / Sam Cooke
      AB-94: Bill Craddock / Sam Cooke
      Season 1 - Episode 94
      12/2/57
      10
      Bill Craddock (3pm half-hour)
      Sam Cooke - "You Send Me" (4pm hour)
    • K.C. & the Sunshine Band / Jimmy Bo Horne
      6/3/78
      10
      K.C. & the Sunshine Band - "Boogie Shoes" and "It's the Same Old Song."
      Jimmy "Bo" Horne - "Dance Across the Floor."
    • Deniece Williams / Player
      Deniece Williams / Player
      Season 25 - Episode 21
      4/3/82
      10
      --Deniece Williams - "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" & "Waiting for the Hotline" --Player - "If Looks Could Kill" & "Thank You for the Use of Your Love"
    • AB-348: Eddie Cochran
      AB-348: Eddie Cochran
      Season 2 - Episode 55
      11/14/58
      10
      Eddie Cochran - "C'mon Everybody" and "Summertime Blues"
    • Tommy James / Madness
      Tommy James / Madness
      Season 23 - Episode 22
      4/19/80
      10
      Tommy James - "Three Times in Love" and "Crystal Blue Persuasion."
      Madness - "One Step Beyond" and "Madness."
    • David Cassidy / The Grass Roots
      David Cassidy / The Grass Roots
      Season 14 - Episode 17
      12/26/70
      10
      David Cassidy (of The Partridge Family) sings "I Think I Love You" and "I Can Hear Your Heartbeat." The Grass Roots perform "Midnight Confessions" and "Temptation Eyes."
    • David Cassidy / Ray Peterson
      David Cassidy / Ray Peterson
      Season 14 - Episode 2
      9/12/70
      10
      David Cassidy sings "I Think I Love You," and introduces a clip from his new series The Partridge Family. Ray Peterson sings "The Wonder of You" and "Oklahoma City Times."
    • Austin Roberts
      Austin Roberts
      Season 16 - Episode 15
      2/10/73
      10
      --Austin Roberts - "Something's Wrong with Me" & "If You Gotta Break Another Heart"
    • Tommy James / Bobbi Martin
      Tommy James / Bobbi Martin
      Season 14 - Episode 32
      4/10/71
      10
      --Tommy James - "Adrienne" & "Church Street Soul Revival"
      --Bobbi Martin
    • AB-25: The Mike Pedicin Quintet
      AB-25: The Mike Pedicin Quintet
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      9/6/57
      10
      The Mike Pedicin Quintet - "Shake A Hand."
    • The Sandpipers / Evie Sands
      The Sandpipers / Evie Sands
      Season 13 - Episode 23
      2/7/70
      10
      The Sandpipers perform "Come Saturday Morning" and "Let's Go."
      Evie Sands sings "Any Way That You Want Me" and "Crazy Annie."
    • Jody Miller / Shelley Fabares
      Jody Miller / Shelley Fabares
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      2/22/64
      10

      Jody Miller sings "He Walks Like A Man."

      Shelley Fabares sings "Football Season's Over."

    • Trini Lopez / Mountain (on film)
      Trini Lopez / Mountain (on film)
      Season 13 - Episode 43
      6/27/70
      10
      Trini Lopez performs "Five O'Clock World" and his 1963 single "If I Had a Hammer." On film: Mountain performs "Mississippi Queen."
    • Shirley Ellis / Steve Wahrer (of the Trashmen) (January 4, 1964)

      Guests:
      --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).

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    • Brenton Wood / The Yellow Balloon
      Brenton Wood / The Yellow Balloon
      Season 10 - Episode 34
      4/29/67
      10

      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.

    • Mother Earth / Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (on film) (January 4, 1969)

      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.

    • AB-291: Scott Garrett / Jerry Haynes (Guest DJ)
      8/27/58
      10
      Scott Garrett - possibly "In My Heart" and "The Day I Died" (4pm hour). Also appearing: Jerry Haynes (disc jockey from Dallas). Tony Mammarella (American Bandstand producer).
    • AB-816: Adam Wade / Penny Parker / Jerry Haynes (guest DJ)
      Guests:
      --Adam Wade sings "Blackout The Moon."
      --Penny Parker - "Heartache Weather" (It's unknown if this 'Penny Parker' is the actress who appeared on the 1959-60 season of "Make Room for Daddy").
      Guest host: Jerry Haynes of Dallas, TX.
    • The Guess Who / Solomon Burke (May 24, 1969)
      5/24/69
      10

      The Guess Who - "These Eyes"
      Solomon Burke - "Proud Mary."

    • AB-218: Jack Scott
      AB-218: Jack Scott
      Season 1 - Episode 218
      5/16/58
      10

      Jack Scott - "My True Love" & "Leroy."

    • Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys
      Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys
      Season 12 - Episode 47
      7/26/69
      10
      Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys perform "Good Old Rock 'n' Roll," a medley of classic rock songs. Also, Dick Clark interviews a DJ from Norfolk, VA.
    • Andy Kim / Peppermint Rainbow
      Andy Kim / Peppermint Rainbow
      Season 12 - Episode 46
      7/19/69
      10

      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?"

    • Tribute to Elvis with Ronnie McDowell
      10/22/77
      10

      A Tribute to the late Elvis Presley. 
      Ronnie McDowell performs "The King Is Gone."
      Alan Meyer, an Elvis impersonator, sings "Don't Be Cruel" and "Burning Love."

    • Tribute to Elvis Presley (July 4, 1964)
      7/4/64
      10

      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.

    • The Turtles / Freddy Cannon
      The Turtles / Freddy Cannon
      Season 10 - Episode 30
      4/1/67
      10
      The Turtles--"You Baby" & "Happy Together."
      Freddy Cannon--"(Welcome to) Maverick Flats"
    • 9th Anniversary Show (Part 1 of 2): Johnny Rivers
      9th Anniversary Show (Part 1 of 2)
      Johnny Rivers performs "Poor Side of Town" and "Memphis."
      The show also features visits by some of the original dancers (from the Philadelphia shows). Dick Clark plays records from American Bandstand's first year.
    • Glen Campbell / The Sunshine Company
      Glen Campbell / The Sunshine Company
      Season 11 - Episode 12
      12/9/67
      10
      Glen Campbell - "By the Time I Get to Phoenix."
      The Sunshine Company - "Back on the Street Again" and "Happy."
    • Gene Pitney / Sunny and the Sunglows (November 9, 1963)

      Gene Pitney sings "Twenty-Four Hours from Tulsa."
      Sunny & The Sunglows (featuring Sunny Ozuna) perform "Talk to Me."

    • Freddy Cannon / The Platters
      Freddy Cannon / The Platters
      Season 10 - Episode 50
      8/19/67
      10
      Freddy Cannon sings "20th Century Fox." The Platters perform "Washed Ashore (On A Lonely Island In The Sea)" and "Twilight Time."
    • AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 1
      AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 1
      Season 10 - Episode 48
      8/5/67
      10

      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."

    • Dobie Gray / Dino, Desi and Billy
      Dobie Gray / Dino, Desi and Billy
      Season 10 - Episode 29
      3/25/67
      10
      Dobie Gray - "River Deep, Mountain High."
      Dino, Desi and Billy - "If You're Thinking What I'm Thinking."
      'Hot Line' segment: A phone interview with members of the New Vaudeville Band. Dick Clark also interviews a Sir Thomas, Virgin Islands disc jockey.
    • The Grass Roots
      The Grass Roots
      Season 12 - Episode 39
      5/31/69
      10
      The Grass Roots perform "The River Is Wide" and "(You Gotta) Live For Love."
      Also, a demonstration of a motor-powered surfboard.
    • Brenda Holloway / Roosevelt Grier (June 6, 1964)

      Brenda Holloway - "Every Little Bit Hurts."
      Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (of The Los Angeles Rams) sings "Fool, Fool, Fool."

    • AB-97: Jimmie Dee / Danny & the Juniors
      12/4/57
      10
      Danny & the Juniors - "At The Hop" (4:00pm hour)
      Jimmy Dee and the Offbeats - "Henrietta"
    • Natalie Cole / Jonathan Cain / George Carlin
      2/28/76
      10
      Natalie Cole - "Inseparable."

      Jonathan Cain (musician who later joined Journey) - "It's Time to Say Goodbye."

      George Carlin (comedian) is interviewed.
    • The Ronettes / Jackie DeShannon / Dean Jones
      5/15/65
      10
      The Ronettes - "Be My Baby" & "Is This What I Get for Loving You?"
      Jackie DeShannon - "When You Walk in the Room" & "What the World Needs Now is Love."
      Interview segment: Dick Clark talks with actor Dean Jones.
      Also, film footage from the NME Poll Winners Awards at Wembley, England.
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    • AB-312: Jack Casey / Fabian
      AB-312: Jack Casey / Fabian
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      9/25/58
      10
      Jack Casey (singer, 3pm half-hour)
      Fabian (singer)
    • Strawberry Alarm Clock / Steve Alaimo (September 23, 1967)

      Strawberry Alarm Clock - "Incense And Peppermints."
      Steve Alaimo - "New Orleans."

    • AB-50: Jerry Lee Lewis / Thurston Harris
      10/10/57
      10
      Jerry Lee Lewis performs "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On." Thurston Harris sings "Little Bitty Pretty One" (charted 2Oct57).
    • Steam / Bobby Vee
      Steam / Bobby Vee
      Season 13 - Episode 17
      12/27/69
      10
      Steam--"Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye."
      Bobby Vee--"Devil or Angel" (1960 hit) & "Let's Call it a Day Girl."
    • Dion / Major Lance (September 14, 1963)
      9/14/63
      10

      Dion (Di Muci) - "Donna the Prima Donna."
      Major Lance - "The Monkey Time."

    • The Turtles (on film) / Kenny O'Dell (January 6, 1968)

      Kenny O'Dell sings "Beautiful People."
      On film: The Turtles - "She's My Girl."
      Dick Clark interviews a Birmingham, Alabama disc jockey.

    • Marty Balin / Bananarama
      Marty Balin / Bananarama
      Season 26 - Episode 24
      4/2/83
      10
      --Marty Balin - "What Love Is" & "Born to Be a Winner" --Bananarama - "(He Was) Really Sayin' Somethin'" & "Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye)"
    • AB-236: Dick Lee / Jimmy Clanton
      AB-236: Dick Lee / Jimmy Clanton
      Season 1 - Episode 236
      6/11/58
      10

      Dick Lee - "Giannina Mia" (3pm half-hour).
      Jimmy Clanton - "Just A Dream" (4pm hour).

    • AB-213: Jody Reynolds / John D. Loudermilk
      5/9/58
      10

      John D. Loudermilk - "Susie's House" (3:00pm half-hour).

      Jody Reynolds - "Endless Sleep" (4:00pm hour).

    • The Merry-Go-Round
      The Merry-Go-Round
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      10/7/67
      10

      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.

    • July 1, 1972: Michael Jackson (AB Salute)
      7/1/72
      10
      Special AB episode saluting Michael Jackson.
      Michael Jackson sings "Ben," "Rockin' Robin" & "I Wanna Be Where You Are."
      In an interview segment, Michael answers questions sent in by viewers.
      --Also, the start of the Los Angeles Dance Contest.
    • AB-267: Duane Eddy / Frankie Tyler / The Wild Tones
      Duane Eddy - "Rebel-'Rouser" & "Movin' And Groovin'."
      Frankie Tyler (singer aka: Frankie Avalon) - "I Go Ape" (3pm half-hour).
      The Wild Tones - "Shup-Ups"/"The Martian Band" (4pm hour).
    • AB-275: The Coasters / Jerry Wallace (AB's 1st TV Anniversary)

      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.

    • Eddie Money / Sparks
      Eddie Money / Sparks
      Season 25 - Episode 41
      8/28/82
      10
      --Sparks - "I Predict" & "Eaten by the Monster of Love"
      --Eddie Money - "I Think I'm in Love" & "Shakin'"
    • Vicki Lawrence
      Vicki Lawrence
      Season 16 - Episode 27
      5/5/73
      10
      Vicki Lawrence - "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
    • June 28, 1975: The Jackson 5
      June 28, 1975: The Jackson 5
      Season 18 - Episode 38
      6/28/75
      10
      The Jackson 5 perform "Dancing Machine" & "Movin' Violation."
    • Bill Withers / Buffy Sainte-Marie
      Bill Withers / Buffy Sainte-Marie
      Season 15 - Episode 35
      6/3/72
      10
      Bill Withers--"Lean on Me."
      Buffy Sainte-Marie--"Mister Can't You See" & "He's an Indian Cowboy in the Rodeo."
    • Donnie Elbert / The Brady Kids
      Donnie Elbert / The Brady Kids
      Season 15 - Episode 21
      2/26/72
      10
      The Brady Kids (the kids from "The Brady Bunch") - possibly "We Can the World so Much Brighter" & "It's Time to Change."
      Donnie Elbert--"I Can't Help Myself (SugarPie HoneyBunch)" & "Sweet Baby."
    • Dee Dee Sharp / Deep Six (December 11, 1965)
      12/11/65
      10

      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 & Nino / Josephine Sunday / Murray the K
      12/18/65
      10

      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.

    • From Philadelphia: Chuck Berry, Joey Dee & the Starlighters

      From Philadelphia:
      Chuck Berry - "Maybelline" and "Johnny B. Goode"
      Joey Dee and the Starliters - "The Peppermint Twist."

    • AB-1303: Johnny Crawford
      AB-1303: Johnny Crawford
      Season 5 - Episode 228
      7/18/62
      10
      Johnny Crawford (guest host) sings "Cindy's Birthday" (Johnny Crawford played Mark McCain on "The Rifleman.")
    • AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 2
      AB's 10th Anniversary Show, Part 2
      Season 10 - Episode 49
      8/12/67
      10

      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."
      On film:
      A "Where Are They Now?" look at some of the youngsters, now adults, who danced on the first "American Bandstand" show in August 1957.

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    • K.C. and the Sunshine Band
      K.C. and the Sunshine Band
      Season 18 - Episode 47
      8/30/75
      10
      K.C. and the Sunshine Band - "Get Down Tonight"
    • Graham Nash / Feargal Sharkey
      Graham Nash / Feargal Sharkey
      Season 29 - Episode 39
      5/24/86
      10
      --Graham Nash sings "Innocent Eyes" and "Over the Wall" --Feargal Sharkey sings "You Little Thief" --Mr. Mister (music video) - "Is It Love"
    • Tom Fogerty / The Eighth Day
      Tom Fogerty / The Eighth Day
      Season 15 - Episode 2
      9/11/71
      10
      --Tom Fogerty --The Eighth Day --Also, the winners of the annual dance contest are announced.
    • AB-235: Leslie Uggams
      AB-235: Leslie Uggams
      Season 1 - Episode 235
      6/10/58
      10
      Leslie Uggams (14-year-old singer) sings "Ice Cream Man."
    • Johnny Rivers / Don & the Goodtimes
      Johnny Rivers / Don & the Goodtimes
      Season 10 - Episode 41
      6/17/67
      10

      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.


    • AB-231: Danny & the Juniors
      AB-231: Danny & the Juniors
      Season 1 - Episode 231
      6/4/58
      10

      Danny and the Juniors - "Dottie." (3pm half-hour)

    • Bananarama / Jeffrey Osborne (video)
      Bananarama / Jeffrey Osborne (video)
      Season 29 - Episode 47
      7/19/86
      10
      --Bananarama - "Venus" & "Trick of the Night."   --Music Video: Jeffrey Osborne - "You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)"
    • Falco / James Ingram
      Falco / James Ingram
      Season 29 - Episode 42
      6/14/86
      10
      --Falco - "Rock Me Amadeus" & "Vienna Calling" --James Ingram - "Always"
    • AB-143: The Shepherd Sisters
      AB-143: The Shepherd Sisters
      Season 1 - Episode 143
      1/31/58
      10
      The Shepherd Sisters - "Gettin' Ready For Freddie"
    • AB-277: The Poni-Tails / Dion & the Belmonts
      8/7/58
      10
      The Poni-Tails - "Born Too Late" (3pm half-hour).
      Dion and The Belmonts - "No One Knows." (4pm hour).
    • Rank and File
      Rank and File
      Season 30 - Episode 23
      3/21/87
      10
      Rank and File - "Black Book"
    • AB-288: The Keefer Sisters / The Stewart Sisters
      8/22/58
      10
      The Keefer Sisters perform "Summer Souvenir."
      The Stewart Sisters also appear.
    • AB-848: Paul Anka
      AB-848: Paul Anka
      Season 4 - Episode 31
      10/17/60
      10
      "Paul Anka Day" with Anka co-hosting the show with Dick Clark. Paul Anka performs "Summer's Gone."
    • AB-849: The Playmates
      AB-849: The Playmates
      Season 4 - Episode 32
      10/18/60
      10
      --The Playmates - "Wait for Me"
    • Debbie Gibson / Go West / Bob Zany
      Debbie Gibson / Go West / Bob Zany
      Season 31 - Episode 7
      10/31/87
      10
      Debbie Gibson sings "Only in My Dreams" and "Shake Your Love."
      Go West performs "Don't Look Down."
      Bob Zany (comedian)
    • AB-141: Eddie Cochran
      AB-141: Eddie Cochran
      Season 1 - Episode 141
      1/29/58
      10
      Eddie Cochran - "Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie"
    • AB-140: June Valli
      AB-140: June Valli
      Season 1 - Episode 140
      1/28/58
      10
      June Valli - "Bring Back My Love" (4:00pm hour).

      Note: The 3:00pm half-hour show was pre-empted for an ABC Educational Special "Bold Journey Goes to School."
    • Chris Christian / Chubby Checker
      Chris Christian / Chubby Checker
      Season 25 - Episode 17
      3/6/82
      10
      --Chubby Checker - "Running" & "The Twist (T82)" --Chris Christian - "I Want You, I Need You" & "Make it Last"
    • 9th Anniversary Show (Part 2): Lou Christie, Ken Rossi (September 3, 1966)

      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."

    • Stryper
      Stryper
      Season 31 - Episode 22
      2/13/88
      10
      Stryper - "Honestly" and "Calling on You."
    • Howard Hewitt / The Bus Boys
      Howard Hewitt / The Bus Boys
      Season 31 - Episode 28
      4/23/88
      10
      Howard Hewitt sings "Strange Relationship."
      The Bus Boys perform "Never Giving Up."
    • AB-144: The Ames Brothers
      AB-144: The Ames Brothers
      Season 1 - Episode 144
      2/3/58
      10
      The Ames Brothers - "A Very Precious Love" and "Melodie D'Amour (Melody of Love)."
    • AB-145: The Royal Teens
      AB-145: The Royal Teens
      Season 1 - Episode 145
      2/4/58
      10
      The Royal Teens - "Short Shorts."
    • AB-290: Eddie Cochran / Jim Lounsbury
      8/26/58
      10
      Guests:
      Eddie Cochran - "Summertime Blues" (4pm hour)
      Jim Lounsbury (disc jockey from Chicago)
      Guest host:
      Tony Mammarella (American Bandstand producer)
    • AB-147: The Chancellors
      AB-147: The Chancellors
      Season 1 - Episode 147
      2/6/58
      10
      The Chancellors
    • AB-148: Gene Vincent
      AB-148: Gene Vincent
      Season 1 - Episode 148
      2/7/58
      10
      Gene Vincent --"I Got A Baby" (and possibly "Walkin' Home From School")
    • AB-149
      AB-149
      Season 1 - Episode 149
      2/10/58
      10

      Guests unknown.

    • The Boys
      The Boys
      Season 32 - Episode 8
      5/27/89
      10
      --The Boys
    • The Cover Girls / Gavin Christopher
      The Cover Girls / Gavin Christopher
      Season 31 - Episode 30
      5/7/88
      10
      --The Cover Girls perform "Because of You"
      --Gavin Christopher sings "You Are Who You Love"
    • The Hollies / Tommy Roe (September 10, 1966)
      9/10/66
      10

      The Hollies - "Bus Stop."
      Tommy Roe - "Hooray For Hazel."

    • The Graces
      The Graces
      Season 32 - Episode 24
      9/16/89
      10
      The Graces - "Lay Down Your Arms."
    • The Gentrys / The Olympics (May 28, 1966)
      5/28/66
      10

      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.

    • AB-1087: The Lettermen
      AB-1087: The Lettermen
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      9/18/61
      10
      The Lettermen - "The Way You Look Tonight."
    • Sugarloaf / Candi Staton
      Sugarloaf / Candi Staton
      Season 18 - Episode 21
      3/1/75
      10
      Sugarloaf with Jerry Corbetta - "Don't Call Us, We'll Call You."
      Candi Staton - (possibly) "Here I Am Again."
    • Patrice Rushen / The Grass Roots
      Patrice Rushen / The Grass Roots
      Season 25 - Episode 29
      5/29/82
      10
      --Patrice Rushen - "Forget Me Not"
      --The Grass Roots
    • Marvin Smith (November 26, 1966)
      Marvin Smith (November 26, 1966)
      Season 10 - Episode 11
      11/26/66
      10

      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.)

    • AB-710: Bobby Rydell
      AB-710: Bobby Rydell
      Season 3 - Episode 158
      4/6/60
      10
      Bobby Rydell (singer) - "Wild One."
    • AB-279: Bobby Freeman / The Royal Holidays
      8/11/58
      10
      Bobby Freeman - "Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes" & "Do You Wanna Dance" (3pm half-hour)
      The Royal Holidays - "I'm Sorry." (4pm hour)
    • AB-1336
      AB-1336
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/3/62
      10
      No guest info available.
    • "Action '73" (1st special)
      "Action '73" (1st special)
      Season 16 - Episode 36
      7/7/73
      10
      Special taped at a beach in Leo Carrillo, California --Vicki Lawrence - "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" & "He Did With Me" --Foster Sylvers - "Misdemeanor" --The Heywoods - "Shambala" & "Someone Special"
    • January 25, 1975: Michael Jackson, Neil Sedaka
      1/25/75
      10
      Michael Jackson sings "We're Almost There."
      Neil Sedaka performs "Laughter in the Rain."
    • AB-1085: Chuck Jackson
      AB-1085: Chuck Jackson
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      9/14/61
      10
      Chuck Jackson - "I Wake Up Crying."
    • AB-322: Duane Eddy
      AB-322: Duane Eddy
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      10/9/58
      10

      Duane Eddy performs "Cannon Ball."

    • AB-1588: Dick and DeeDee
      AB-1588: Dick and DeeDee
      Season 6 - Episode 254
      8/22/63
      10
      Dick and DeeDee - "Where Have All the Good Times Gone?"
    • AB-323: Terry Stevens
      AB-323: Terry Stevens
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      10/10/58
      10
      Guest: Terry Stevens
    • AB-318
      AB-318
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      10/3/58
      10

      Guests unknown.

    • Skyy / The All Sports Band
      Skyy / The All Sports Band
      Season 25 - Episode 23
      4/17/82
      10
      --Skyy - "Call Me" & "Let's Celebrate" --The All Sports Band - "Jet Set" & "Can't Give Up the Feeling"
    • Otis Redding (December 3, 1966)
      Otis Redding (December 3, 1966)
      Season 10 - Episode 12
      12/3/66
      10

      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).

    • AB-1082: Bobby Lewis
      AB-1082: Bobby Lewis
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      9/11/61
      10
      Bobby Lewis sings "One Track Mind."
    • AB-1084: Mary Wells
      AB-1084: Mary Wells
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      9/13/61
      10
      Mary Wells - possibly "Strange Love."
    • AB-850: The Shirelles
      AB-850: The Shirelles
      Season 4 - Episode 33
      10/19/60
      10
      --The Shirelles - "Tonight's the Night"
    • Sammi Smith
      Sammi Smith
      Season 14 - Episode 31
      4/3/71
      10
      --Sammi Smith - "Help Me Make It Through the Night"
    • Johnny Nash / Willie Mitchell (February 15, 1969)
      2/15/69
      10

      Johnny Nash sings "Lovey Dovey."
      Willie Mitchell performs "30-60-90."
      Plus, interviews with Joe South, and an Ohama, Nebraska DJ.

    • Tavares / The Eric Martin Band
      Tavares / The Eric Martin Band
      Season 27 - Episode 16
      1/21/84
      10
      --Eric Martin Band - "Letting It Out" & "Sucker for a Pretty Face" --Tavares - "Words and Music"
    • Classics IV / Neil Sedaka (January 25, 1969)
      1/25/69
      10

      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.

    • AB-1117: Aretha Franklin
      AB-1117: Aretha Franklin
      Season 5 - Episode 41
      10/30/61
      10
      Aretha Franklin - "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby."
      (This is believed to be Aretha Franklin's network TV debut.)
    • Tyrone Davis / The Flying Burrito Brothers
      2/22/69
      10
      Tyrone Davis sings "Can I Change My Mind?" The Flying Burrito Brothers perform "Wheels" and "Hot Burrito #1." Also, Dick Clark interviews a DJ from Memphis.
    • Jesse Johnson's Revue / Weird Al Yankovic (video)
      7/27/85
      10
      The Jesse Johnson Revue performs "I Want My Girl" and "Can You Help Me?" A music video by "Weird Al" Yankovic ("Like a Surgeon"). Plus, week five of the annual dance contest.
    • The Ohio Express (March 29, 1969)
      The Ohio Express (March 29, 1969)
      Season 12 - Episode 30
      3/29/69
      10

      The Ohio Express - "Mercy."

    • A Salute to Oliver
      A Salute to Oliver
      Season 13 - Episode 15
      12/13/69
      10
      A salute to singer Oliver (William Oliver Swofford).
      Oliver performs "Who Will Buy?" Where Is Love?" and "Sunday Mornin'."
    • 1910 Fruitgum Co. / Salute to Tom Jones (March 15, 1969)

      The 1910 Fruitgum Co. - "Indian Giver."
      Plus, a Salute to Tom Jones featuring an interview filmed in England.

    • Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart / Kathy Garver
      12/20/69
      10

      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).

    • AB-14: The Dubs
      AB-14: The Dubs
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      8/22/57
      10
      The Dubs - "Don't Ask Me (To Be Lonely)"
    • Madonna / Quarterflash
      Madonna / Quarterflash
      Season 27 - Episode 15
      1/14/84
      10
      --Madonna - "Holiday" --Quarterflash - "Take Me to Heart" & "Take Another Picture"
    • Paul Revere & the Raiders tribute
      Paul Revere & the Raiders tribute
      Season 13 - Episode 19
      1/10/70
      10
      Paul Revere & The Raiders perform "Arizona" and "Down in the Boondocks."
    • AB-36: The Playmates
      AB-36: The Playmates
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      9/23/57
      10
      The Playmates (vocal group)
    • Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (September 30, 1967)

      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.

    • Bobby Rydell (17th Anniversary Show from Philadelphia) (February 28, 1970)

      The 17th Anniversary Show (taped in Philadelphia):
      Bobby Rydell performs "Kissin' Time," "Swingin' School" and "Lovin' Things."

    • George Baker Selection
      George Baker Selection
      Season 13 - Episode 27
      3/7/70
      10

      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.)

    • AB-383
      AB-383
      Season 2 - Episode 90
      1/2/59
      10
    • Donna Summer
      Donna Summer
      Season 28 - Episode 16
      12/22/84
      10
      Christmas 1984 show:
      --Donna Summer - "Supernatural Love" & "I'm Free"
    • AB-23: Libby Dean
      AB-23: Libby Dean
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      9/4/57
      10
      Libby Dean sings "Ding Dong Rock A Billy Wedding" (with The Ray Charles Singers singing backup on the recording).
    • AB-642: AB's New Year's Day Show
      AB-642: AB's New Year's Day Show
      Season 3 - Episode 90
      1/1/60
      10
      Mr. Dick Clark & The AB Regulars welcomed the New Year ... 1960.
    • AB-24: Brian Fischer
      AB-24: Brian Fischer
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      9/5/57
      10

      Brian Fisher (probably Brien Fisher - "Fingertips").
      Jimmy Cavallo (Jimmy Cavello and his House Rockers) - "Yo-Yo Baby."

    • R.B. Greaves / Zephyr
      R.B. Greaves / Zephyr
      Season 13 - Episode 22
      1/31/70
      10
      R.B. Greaves--"Take A Letter Maria" & "There's Always Something to Remind Me."
      Zephyr--"Boom-Ba-Boom/Something Listen."
    • Mel Carter / The Yellow Payges (April 12, 1969)
      4/12/69
      10

      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.

    • Trini Lopez / The Feathers (April 19, 1969)
      4/19/69
      10

      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.

    • The Grass Roots / Beau Sybin (October 11, 1969)
      10/11/69
      10

      The Grass Roots perform "Live for Love."
      Beau Sybin sings "Been A Long Time A Comin'."

    • AB-1110: James Brown & the Famous Flames
      10/19/61
      10

      James Brown & the Famous Flames - possibly "I Love You, Yes I Do."

    • Joe South / Andy Kim
      Joe South / Andy Kim
      Season 13 - Episode 9
      11/1/69
      10
      Joe South--"Games People Play" & "Don't it Make You Wanna Go Home."
      Andy Kim--"So Good Together."
    • The American Breed / Mother Hubbard
      The American Breed / Mother Hubbard
      Season 11 - Episode 30
      4/13/68
      10

      Guests:
      Jack Bradford (astrologist and newspaper columnist).
      Mother Hubbard (60-year-old hippie and singer).

      In a filmed segment, The American Breed present "Green Light."
      Hot Line segment:
      A telephone interview with Dino Danelli of The Rascals.
      Hollywood Hot Line:
      Dick Clark talks with disc jockey Mick St. John of KONO, San Antonio.

    • October 4, 1969: The Spiral Starecase, The Hardy Boys
      The Spiral Starecase - "More Today than Yesterday"
      The Spiral Starecase - "No One For Me To Turn To"
      The Hardy Boys (from ABC-TV-Filmation series) - possibly "Love and Let Love" and/or "Sink or Swim."
    • Creedence Clearwater Revival
      Creedence Clearwater Revival
      Season 13 - Episode 3
      9/20/69
      10
      Creedence Clearwater Revival--"Down on the Corner," "Commotion," "Green River" & "Bad Moon Rising".
    • Junior Walker & the All-Stars / Bobby Bare / The Clingers (August 9, 1969)

      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 / Steppenwolf (August 23, 1969)
      8/23/69
      10

      Smith - "Baby It's You."
      Steppenwolf - "Move Over."

    • Peaches & Herb / The Brotherhood
      Peaches & Herb / The Brotherhood
      Season 12 - Episode 52
      8/30/69
      10
      Peaches & Herb - "Let Me Be the One."

      Brotherhood - possibly "Don't Let Go" & Rose Garden."
    • Stevie Wonder / Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
      9/13/69
      10

      Stevie Wonder performs "My Cherie Amour," "Fingertips - Part 2" and "For Once In My Life."

    • The Cufflinks / Dorothy Morrison
      The Cufflinks / Dorothy Morrison
      Season 13 - Episode 11
      11/15/69
      10
      The Cuff Links--"Tracey" & "When Julie Comes Around."
      Dorothy Morrison--"All God's Children Got Soul."
    • Chris Montez / Vanilla Fudge (August 24, 1968)
      8/24/68
      10

      Scheduled guests:
      Chris Montez - "Love Is Here To Stay."
      Vanilla Fudge - "You Keep Me Hangin' On."

    • A Tribute to Steppenwolf
      A Tribute to Steppenwolf
      Season 13 - Episode 18
      1/3/70
      10
      Steppenwolf's music is featured including "Born to Be Wild", "Magic Carpet Ride", "Rock Me" & "Monster," with interviews of the band by Mr. Dick Clark.
    • Tim Buckley / Dyke & The Blazers
      Tim Buckley / Dyke & The Blazers
      Season 12 - Episode 42
      6/21/69
      10
      Tim Buckley performs "Gypsy Woman." Dyke & The Blazers perform "We Got More Soul." Also, the dance contest continues. Dick Clark interviews a DJ from Erie, PA.
    • Oliver / Ronnie Dove (June 7, 1969)
      Oliver / Ronnie Dove (June 7, 1969)
      Season 12 - Episode 40
      6/7/69
      10

      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.

    • Linda Ronstadt / The New Life (May 3, 1969)
      5/3/69
      10

      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).

    • The Spiral Starecase / Bobby Freeman
      The Spiral Starecase / Bobby Freeman
      Season 12 - Episode 34
      4/26/69
      10
      The Spiral Starecase perform "More Today than Yesterday."
      Bobby Freeman sings "Do You Want To Dance?" & "Everybody's Got a Hang Up."
      Dick Clark interviews a DJ from Liberal, Kansas.
    • The Spiral Starecase / Thelma Houston
      6/28/69
      10
      Thelma Houston sings "If This Was the Last Song" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash." The Spiral Starecase performs "Since I Don't Have You" and "More Today than Yesterday." Plus, the dance contest continues.
    • Jerry Butler / The Impressions
      Jerry Butler / The Impressions
      Season 12 - Episode 44
      7/5/69
      10
      Jerry Butler--"Moody Woman" & "What's the Use of Breaking Up?"
      The Impressions--"Seven Years" & "Choice of Colors".
    • The Turtles
      The Turtles
      Season 13 - Episode 12
      11/22/69
      10
      The Turtles--"Love in the City" & "Lady-O."
    • AB-8: Rusty & Doug Kershaw
      AB-8: Rusty & Doug Kershaw
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      8/14/57
      10

      Jim Lowe - "From A Jack to A King."
      Rusty & Doug (brothers Rusty and Doug Kershaw) - "Love Me To Pieces."

    • Thomas and Richard Frost / Miss 16 Contest Finals
      11/29/69
      10
      Thomas & Richard Frost perform "She's Got Love" and "With Me My Love."
      Plus, the finals of 16 Magazine's "Miss 16" Contest.
    • The cast of "Hair" (Los Angeles Company)
      12/6/69
      10
      Eight cast members of the Los Angeles production of Hair perform "Hair," "Aquarius" and "Let the Sunshine In."
    • AB-155: Anthony Roma
      AB-155: Anthony Roma
      Season 1 - Episode 155
      2/18/58
      10
      Anthony Roma - "Teen Angel" (3pm half-hour)
    • AB-154
      AB-154
      Season 1 - Episode 154
      2/17/58
      10

      Guests unknown.

    • Boyce and Hart / The Sunshine Company (March 23, 1968)

      Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart - "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight."
      The Sunshine Company - "Look, Here Comes the Sun."

    • Bobby Vee / Manfred Mann (on film)
      Bobby Vee / Manfred Mann (on film)
      Season 11 - Episode 26
      3/16/68
      10
      Bobby Vee--"Maybe Just Today" & "My Girl/Hey Girl Medley."
      On film: Manfred Mann--"The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)" promo video.
    • The 1910 Fruitgum Co. / Brenton Wood
      The 1910 Fruitgum Co. / Brenton Wood
      Season 11 - Episode 25
      3/9/68
      10

      1910 Fruitgum Co. - "Simon Says."
      Brenton Wood - "Lovey Dovey Kinda Lovin'."

    • Iron Butterfly / Tommy Roe
      Iron Butterfly / Tommy Roe
      Season 11 - Episode 24
      3/2/68
      10

      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.

    • Tribute to the Beatles
      Tribute to the Beatles
      Season 11 - Episode 28
      3/30/68
      10
      Another AB tribute to the Beatles, with film clips of the Fab Four. Plus, the American Bandstand regulars dance to the Beatles' music.
    • Lenny Welch / Traffic (April 20, 1968)
      4/20/68
      10

      Traffic - "Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush."
      Lenny Welch - "Darling Stay with Me" and "Since I Fell For You."

      Hot Line segment:
      A telephone interview with Cissy Houston of The Sweet Inspirations."
      Hollywood Hot Line:
      Dick Clark talks with disc jockey Garry Mann of Butte, Montana.

    • The Irish Rovers / Freddie Cannon
      The Irish Rovers / Freddie Cannon
      Season 11 - Episode 37
      6/1/68
      10
      The Irish Rovers-possibly "The Unicorn" & "Whiskey on a Sunday". Also appearing: Freddie Cannon
    • The Byrds (May 11, 1968)
      The Byrds (May 11, 1968)
      Season 11 - Episode 34
      5/11/68
      10

      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.

    • Steppenwolf / Dyke and the Blazers (May 4, 1968)
      5/4/68
      10

      Steppenwolf - "Born to be Wild."
      Dyke & The Blazers - "Funky Walk Part 1."

    • The Young Rascals (on film) / The People (on film)
      The Young Rascals (on film) - medley: "Easy Rollin'," "I'm Gonna Love You" and "Please Love Me."
      The People (on film) - "I Love You."
    • Frankie Valli / Kim Weston (February 24, 1968)
      2/24/68
      10

      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.

    • The Music Explosion / Ray Chafin (February 17, 1968)

      The Music Explosion - "What You Want (Baby I Want You)."
      Ray Chafin -(possibly) "Good Time Girl."

    • Blue Cheer / Joe Tex (February 10, 1968)
      2/10/68
      10

      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.

    • AB-1102: Jimmy Dean
      AB-1102: Jimmy Dean
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      10/9/61
      10
      Jimmy Dean - "Big Bad John."
    • AB-1057: The Jarmels
      AB-1057: The Jarmels
      Season 4 - Episode 241
      8/7/61
      10
      The Jarmels perform "A Little Bit of Soap."
    • Don and the Goodtimes / Little Dion (November 4, 1967)

      Don and the Goodtimes - "Sally."
      Little Dion (7-year-old singer, protege of Jackie Wilson) - "Lonely Teardrops."

    • AB-43: Bobby Brooks
      AB-43: Bobby Brooks
      Season 1 - Episode 43
      10/2/57
      10
      Bobby Brooks (singer)
    • Bruce Channel / The Beatles (on film)
      12/23/67
      10
      Bruce Channel sings "Mr. Bus Driver" & "Hey Baby." On film: The Beatles - "Hello Goodbye" (video)
    • The Osmond Brothers
      The Osmond Brothers
      Season 14 - Episode 4
      9/26/70
      10
      The Osmond Brothers sing a Motown medley ("I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"/"Can't Get Next to You")." The Osmonds also perform "Moving Along" and "Flirtin'."
    • James Brown / Marva Whitney (February 3, 1968)
      2/3/68
      10

      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.

    • John Fred and his Playboy Band (January 27, 1968)
      1/27/68
      10

      John Fred & His Playboy Band - "Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)."
      Bill Page gives a demonstration of amplified sound.

    • The American Breed (on film) / Joe Simon (January 20, 1968)

      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.

    • The Box Tops / Jimmie Rodgers (on film)
      1/13/68
      10
      The Box Tops perform "The Letter" & "Neon Rainbow."
      On film: Joey Bishop interviews a hospitalized Jimmie Rodgers. (Rodgers was recovering from brain surgery following a near-fatal beating by an off-duty policeman).
      Hot Line segment: A telephone interview with Frankie Valli.
    • Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (June 6, 1970)

      Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band - "Love Land" & "Express Yourself."
      Bandstand's annual dance contest continues.

    • The Chairmen of the Board / Bob Maurice (May 16, 1970)

      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.

    • Avant-Garde (November 16, 1968)
      Avant-Garde (November 16, 1968)
      Season 12 - Episode 11
      11/16/68
      10

      The Avant-Garde - "Naturally Stoned" or "Fly With Me."

    • Highlights from The "Miss 16" Contest (November 9, 1968)

      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 Grass Roots / Peter Yarrow (November 2, 1968)

      Guests:
      The Grass Roots - "Midnight Confessions."
      Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary).

    • Brenton Wood (October 26, 1968)
      Brenton Wood (October 26, 1968)
      Season 12 - Episode 8
      10/26/68
      10

      Brenton Wood - "Gimme Little Sign" and "It's Just A Game Love."

    • Ketty Lester
      Ketty Lester
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      11/23/68
      10

      Ketty Lester sings "I Will Lead You."

    • Merrilee Rush / Steppenwolf
      Merrilee Rush / Steppenwolf
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      11/30/68
      10
      Merrilee Rush - "Reach out (I'll Be There)."

      Steppenwolf - "Magic Carpet Ride."
    • Oliver / Lee Marvin
      Oliver / Lee Marvin
      Season 13 - Episode 31
      4/4/70
      10

      Oliver sings "Angelica."

      Lee Marvin sings "Wandering Star" (from his movie "Pain Your Wagon").

    • Al Martino / Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
      12/21/68
      10

      Al Martino sings "You're All I Want for Christmas" and "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)."

      In a filmed segment, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap perform "Over You."
      Hot Line segment: A telephone interview with Bobby Goldsboro.

    • Tommy Roe / The One Squared Group
      Tommy Roe / The One Squared Group
      Season 12 - Episode 15
      12/14/68
      10

      Tommy Roe sings "Dizzy." 
      The group M C Squared also appear.

    • Michael J. James / Leapy Lee (on film) / B.J. Thomas (on film) (December 7, 1968)

      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.

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    • Joe Tex / Don Fardon (on film) (October 19, 1968)
      10/19/68
      10

      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.")

    • Norman Greenbaum / Tommy Roe
      Norman Greenbaum / Tommy Roe
      Season 13 - Episode 33
      4/18/70
      10

      Norman Greenbaum - "Spirit in the Sky" and "Tars of India."

      Tommy Roe - "Jam Up and Jelly Tight" and "Stir It Up and Serve It."

    • Clarence Carter / People! (September 28, 1968)
      9/28/68
      10

      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.

    • Merilee Rush / The Vogues (August 3, 1968)
      8/3/68
      10

      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.

    • AB-40: Bob Crewe
      AB-40: Bob Crewe
      Season 1 - Episode 40
      9/27/57
      10
      Bob Crewe sings "Torn and Tattered Heart" and "I Can't Shake the Blues."
    • Steppenwolf / Joe Tex (July 20, 1968)
      7/20/68
      10

      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.

    • AB-42: Cathy Carr
      AB-42: Cathy Carr
      Season 1 - Episode 42
      10/1/57
      10
      Cathy Carr (singer)
    • 11th Anniversary Show (Part 1): The McCoys
      8/10/68
      10
      11th Anniversary Show (Part 1):

      The McCoys perform "Hang on Sloopy" and "Jesse Brady."
    • 11th Anniversary Show (Part 2): The American Breed, Mother Hubbard (August 17, 1968)

      11th Anniversary Show (Part 2)
      Guests:
      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.

    • B.J. Thomas / Rare Earth
      B.J. Thomas / Rare Earth
      Season 13 - Episode 34
      4/25/70
      10

      B.J. Thomas - "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" & "Everybody's Out of Town."

    • O.C. Smith / Merle Haggard (September 14, 1968)
      9/14/68
      10

      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.

    • Turley Richards
      Turley Richards
      Season 13 - Episode 35
      5/2/70
      10
      Turley Richards--"Love Minus Zero-No Limit" & "I Heard the Voice of Jesus."
      Plus, the start of The AB Dance Contest.
    • The Ohio Express / Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (August 31, 1968)

      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).

    • Natalie Cole / The Spinners
      Natalie Cole / The Spinners
      Season 19 - Episode 7
      10/18/75
      10
      Natalie Cole - "This Will Be."

      The Spinners - "(They Just Can't Stop It) The Games People Play."
    • Y & T / O'Bryan / The Fixx (video)
      Y & T / O'Bryan / The Fixx (video)
      Season 28 - Episode 5
      9/29/84
      10
      -- Y & T - "Don't Stop Runnin'" & "Lipstick and Leather"
      --O'Bryan - "Breakin' Together"
      --The Fixx (music video) - "Are We Ourselves"
    • AB-316: Valerie Carr / Ben Kayli
      AB-316: Valerie Carr / Ben Kayli
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      10/1/58
      10
      The guests are Valerie Carr and Ben Kayli.
    • AB-126
      AB-126
      Season 1 - Episode 126
      1/8/58
      10
      No guest info available.
    • AB-127
      AB-127
      Season 1 - Episode 127
      1/9/58
      10
      No guest info available.
    • January 10, 1958: George Hamilton IV, Sal Mineo, The Twin-Tones
      Scheduled guests:
      --George Hamilton IV - "Why Don't They Understand?"
      --Sal Mineo (actor, appearing on his 19th birthday) - "Little Pigeon."
      The Twin-Tones - "Jo Ann."
    • AB-129: Mark Stone / Dicky Doo & the Don'ts / Don Rondo

      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).

    • AB-130: Sam Cooke
      AB-130: Sam Cooke
      Season 1 - Episode 130
      1/14/58
      10
      Sam Cooke - "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons."
    • AB-317: Eddie Arnold / Ernest Tucker
      10/2/58
      10
      Eddie Arnold and Ernest Tucker are the guests.
    • AB-320: The Videos
      AB-320: The Videos
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      10/7/58
      10
      The Videos
    • AB-136: Eileen Rodgers
      AB-136: Eileen Rodgers
      Season 1 - Episode 136
      1/22/58
      10
      Eileen Rodgers (3pm half-hour)
    • AB-124: Bobby Lewis / Danny & the Juniors
      1/6/58
      10
      Bobby Lewis (3pm half-hour) Danny & the Juniors (4pm hour)
    • AB-123: Faron Young / The Gaylords
      AB-123: Faron Young / The Gaylords
      Season 1 - Episode 123
      1/3/58
      10
      Faron Young
      The Gaylords
    • AB-114: The Mello Kings (AB Christmas Eve Show)
      12/24/57
      10
      The Mello Kings--"Tonite, Tonite" (appearing at 4:00pm)
    • Pat Benatar / Manhattan Transfer
      Pat Benatar / Manhattan Transfer
      Season 23 - Episode 15
      3/1/80
      10
      Pat Benatar - "Heartbreaker" & "I Need A Lover."
      Manhattan Transfer - "Birdland" and "Trickle, Trickle."
    • AB-116: The Mike Pedicin Quintet
      AB-116: The Mike Pedicin Quintet
      Season 1 - Episode 116
      12/26/57
      10

      Mike Pedicin Quintet - "Shake A Hand" (re-release of 1955 record).

    • AB-161: Jackie Wilson / The Hollywood Flames
      2/26/58
      10

      Jackie Wilson - "To Be Loved" (3pm half-hour)
      The Hollywood Flames - "A Little Bird" (4pm hour)

    • AB-117: Will Glahe / The Techinques
      AB-117: Will Glahe / The Techinques
      Season 1 - Episode 117
      12/27/57
      10
      The Techinques - "Hey! Little Girl"
      Will Glahe (Will Glahe and His Orchestra) - "Liechtensteiner Polka"
    • AB-118: Bob Jaxon / Lee Allen
      AB-118: Bob Jaxon / Lee Allen
      Season 1 - Episode 118
      12/30/57
      10
      abc Daytime:

      Bob Jaxon - "Declaration Of Love."

      Lee Allen and His Band - "Walkin' With Mr. Lee."
    • AB-120: The Fontaine Sisters / Tina Robin
      12/31/57
      10
      The Fontaine Sisters
      Tina Robin
    • AB-121: Tommy Mara
      AB-121: Tommy Mara
      Season 1 - Episode 121
      1/1/58
      10
      Tommy Mara
    • The Everly Brothers (12th Prime-Time AB Episode)
      12/23/57
      10
      abc Nighttime:
      The Everly Brothers - (possibly) "Wake Up Little Susie."
    • AB-164: Larry Hovis / Jimmy McCrackin
      3/3/58
      10
      Larry Hovis (actor-comedian-singer) 3pm half-hour
      Jimmy McCrackin (singer) 4pm hour
    • AB-229: Janice Harper
      AB-229: Janice Harper
      Season 1 - Episode 229
      6/2/58
      10
      Janice Harper - "Hands Across the Sea" (3pm half-hour)
    • AB-228: Kathy Linden / The Playmates
      AB-228: Kathy Linden / The Playmates
      Season 1 - Episode 228
      5/30/58
      10

      Kathy Linden - "You'd Be Surprised" (3pm half-hour) 
      The Playmates - "Don't Go Home" (4pm hour)

    • The Faragher Brothers / War
      The Faragher Brothers / War
      Season 22 - Episode 26
      4/28/79
      10
      The Faragher Brothers - "Stay the Night."

      War - "Good Good Feeling."
    • The Fabulous Poodles / Richard T. Bear
      4/21/79
      10
      The Fabulous Poodles - "Mirror Star."
      Richard T. Bear - "Sunshine Hotel."
    • Johnny Tillotson / Linda Scott (February 1, 1964)

      Johnny Tilloston - "Worried Guy."
      Linda Scott -"Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?"

    • AB-197: Johnnie and Joe
      AB-197: Johnnie and Joe
      Season 1 - Episode 197
      4/17/58
      10

      Johnny and Jonie (Johnny and Jonie Mosby) ‎perform "Kee-Ro-Ryin'."

    • AB-194: The Bay Bops
      AB-194: The Bay Bops
      Season 1 - Episode 194
      4/14/58
      10
      The Bay Bops (vocal group) - "Midnight Swim" (4pm hour).
    • AB-193: The Champs
      AB-193: The Champs
      Season 1 - Episode 193
      4/11/58
      10

      The Champs - "El Rancho Rock."

       

    • AB-979: The Del Vikings / The Frogmen
      4/19/61
      10
      The Del Vikings perform "Bring Back Your Heart." The Frogmen perform "Underwater."
    • AB-29: Nick Noble / The Tune Weavers
      9/12/57
      10
      Nick Noble performs "Moonlight Swim." The Tune Weavers sing "Happy, Happy Birthday Baby."
    • The Village People
      The Village People
      Season 22 - Episode 10
      1/6/79
      10
      The Village People - "YMCA," "San Francisco," "Hollywood" and "Macho Man"
    • AB-208: Larry Ellis
      AB-208: Larry Ellis
      Season 1 - Episode 208
      5/2/58
      10
      Larry Ellis - "Tom Dooley." (instrumental song) (4pm hour).
    • Badfinger / Narada Michael Walden
      Badfinger / Narada Michael Walden
      Season 22 - Episode 29
      5/19/79
      10
      --Badfinger - "Love's Gonna Come at Last"
      --Narada Michael Walden - "I Don't Want Nobody Else"
    • Skeeter Davis / Garnett Mimms
      Skeeter Davis / Garnett Mimms
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      9/21/63
      10

      Skeeter Davis sings "I Can't Stay Mad at You."
      Garnet Mimms sings "Cry Baby."

    • Bobby Rydell / The Ronettes
      Bobby Rydell / The Ronettes
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      9/28/63
      10

      The Ronettes perform "Be My Baby."

      Bobby Rydell sings "Let's Make Love Tonight."

    • Dee Dee Sharp / Linda Scott (October 5, 1963)
      10/5/63
      10

      Dee Dee Sharp sings "Wild!"
      Linda Scott sings "Let's Fall in Love."

    • The Chiffons (October 12, 1963)
      The Chiffons (October 12, 1963)
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      10/12/63
      10

      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.)

    • AB-171: Merv Griffin
      AB-171: Merv Griffin
      Season 1 - Episode 171
      3/12/58
      10

      Merv Griffin - "Introduce Me To The Gal" (4pm hour).

    • Robert John
      Robert John
      Season 22 - Episode 40
      8/4/79
      10
      Robert John - "Sad Eyes" and "Lonely Eyes."
    • Dale and Grace / Wayne Newton (November 2, 1963)

      Dale and Grace - "I'm Leaving it Up to You."
      Wayne Newton - "Shirl Girl."

    • Bobby Bare / Brian Hyland (Nov. 16, 1963)
      11/16/63
      10

      Bobby Bare - "500 Miles (Away From Home)."

      Brian Hyland - "Let Us Make Our Own Mistakes."

    • AB-175: Jerry Lee Lewis
      AB-175: Jerry Lee Lewis
      Season 1 - Episode 175
      3/18/58
      10

      Jerry Lee Lewis - "Breathless."

       

    • AB-112: Johnny Crawford / The Four Esquires
      12/23/57
      10
      abc Daytime:
      Johnny Crawford (actor-singer) (3pm half-hour)
      The Esquires (aka The Four Esquires) - "Love Me Forever" (4pm hour).
    • AB-314
      AB-314
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      9/29/58
      10

      Guests unknown.

    • AB-55: The Mellow-Kings / Lou Connettie
      10/16/57
      10
      Guests: The Mellow-Kings and Lou Connettie
    • AB-51 The Del-Vikings / Teddy Randazzo
      10/11/57
      10
      The Del-Vikings - "Willette" (released Oct. 57) or "I'm Spinning" (released Aug-Sep '57 as The Dell-Vikings).
      Teddy Randazzo - "I Was the Last One to Know" (released 1957).
    • AB-269: Dick Banks
      AB-269: Dick Banks
      Season 1 - Episode 269
      7/28/58
      10
      Dick Banks performs "Dirty Dog."
      Additional guests listed as "Rondello and Neil Jr."
    • AB-49: Johnny Mathis / Andy Williams
      10/9/57
      10
      Johnny Mathis - "Chances Are" (charted 7Sep57) and "The Twelfth of Never" (flip side, charted 26Oct57). Andy Williams - "Lips of Wine" (charted 14Sep57).
    • AB-270: Tommy Payne / Eddie Fontane
      AB-270: Tommy Payne / Eddie Fontane
      Season 1 - Episode 270
      7/29/58
      10

      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.)

    • AB-75: Chuck Berry / Lu Ann Simms
      AB-75: Chuck Berry / Lu Ann Simms
      Season 1 - Episode 75
      11/8/57
      10
      Chuck Berry - "Rock & Roll Music" (charted 2Nov57)
      Lu Ann Simms - "Cha-Lypso" b/w "I Remember Marcellino."
    • AB-76: Paul Carr & Fran Lori
      AB-76: Paul Carr & Fran Lori
      Season 1 - Episode 76
      11/11/57
      10
      Paul Carr and Fran Lori perform "Who Are We To Say," a song featured in the movie Jamboree.
    • AB-78: Joni James
      AB-78: Joni James
      Season 1 - Episode 78
      11/12/57
      10
      Joni James - "I Give You My Word."
    • AB-271: Bobbie Roberts / Bob Crewe
      AB-271: Bobbie Roberts / Bob Crewe
      Season 1 - Episode 271
      7/30/58
      10
      The guests are Bobbie Roberts and Bob Crewe.
    • AB-70: Jerry Lee Lewis, The Bachelors
      11/4/57
      10
      abc Daytime:

      Jerry Lee Lewis - "Great Balls of Fire" (charted 18Nov57).

      The Bachelors - "From Your Heart" (This is not the Dublin, Ireland group of the same name, but a group from New Haven).
    • AB-263
      AB-263
      Season 1 - Episode 263
      7/18/58
      10
      No information available.
    • AB-255: Dion / Bobby Borden
      AB-255: Dion / Bobby Borden
      Season 1 - Episode 255
      7/8/58
      10
      The guests are Bobby Borden and Dion.
    • AB-60: Romaine Brown / Robin Hood
      AB-60: Romaine Brown / Robin Hood
      Season 1 - Episode 60
      10/22/57
      10
      Guests: Romaine Brown (pianist) and Robin Hood (vocalist).
    • AB-56: Artie Wayne
      AB-56: Artie Wayne
      Season 1 - Episode 56
      10/17/57
      10
      Artie Wayne sings "Sign Your Name With Love."
    • AB-259
      AB-259
      Season 1 - Episode 259
      7/14/58
      10
      No information available.
    • AB-63: Hugh O'Brian
      AB-63: Hugh O'Brian
      Season 1 - Episode 63
      10/25/57
      10
      Hugh O'Brian (actor, from the ABC-TV series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp")
    • AB-64
      AB-64
      Season 1 - Episode 64
      10/28/57
      10
      abc Daytime:
      No guest info available.
    • Bill Justis & His Combo (10th Prime-Time Episode)
      12/9/57
      10
      abc Nighttime:
      Bill Justis & His Combo - "Raunchy" (7:30pm)
    • AB-260
      AB-260
      Season 1 - Episode 260
      7/15/58
      10
      No information available.
    • AB-68: The Four Top Hatters / Bob Grabeau
      10/31/57
      10
      The guests are The Four Top Hatters and Bob Grabeau.
    • AB-80: Jim Lowe / The Wilburn Brothers
      11/14/57
      10
      Jim Lowe - "Rock-A-Chicka" b/w "The Bright Light." The Wilburn Brothers perform "I Got Over The Blues."
    • AB-81: Dick Duane / Gary Trexler
      AB-81: Dick Duane / Gary Trexler
      Season 1 - Episode 81
      11/15/57
      10
      Dick Duane - "What Good Does It Do?"
      Gary Trexler - "Teen Baby."
    • AB-82
      AB-82
      Season 1 - Episode 82
      11/18/57
      10
      abc Daytime
      No guest info available.
    • AB-99: Terry Noland
      AB-99: Terry Noland
      Season 1 - Episode 99
      12/6/57
      10
      Terry Noland--"Patty Baby" (appearing in the 4:00pm half-hour).
    • AB-1237: The Crystals
      AB-1237: The Crystals
      Season 5 - Episode 162
      4/17/62
      10
      The Crystals perform "Uptown."
    • AB-604: Fats Domino
      AB-604: Fats Domino
      Season 3 - Episode 51
      11/10/59
      10
      Fats Domino - "Be My Guest"
    • AB-104: Frankie Avalon
      AB-104: Frankie Avalon
      Season 1 - Episode 104
      12/12/57
      10
      Frankie Avalon - "Shy Guy"
    • AB-105: Gene Nash
      AB-105: Gene Nash
      Season 1 - Episode 105
      12/13/57
      10
      Gene Nash - "Beeline" and "The Spider"
    • AB-106: Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
      AB-106: Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
      Season 1 - Episode 106
      12/16/57
      10
      Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - "Dance to the Bop." (4:30pm)
    • AB-108: Bobby Darin
      AB-108: Bobby Darin
      Season 1 - Episode 108
      12/17/57
      10
      Bobby Darin sings "Don't Call My Name."
    • AB-109: Georgia Gibbs
      AB-109: Georgia Gibbs
      Season 1 - Episode 109
      12/18/57
      10

      Georgia Gibbs sings "Miss You."
      This episode survives as a 49-minute kinescope. (The original running time was 90 minutes.)

    • AB-292: The 5 Satins / Shaye Cogan / Bobby Troup
      8/28/58
      10

      The Five Satins - "A Night To Remember."
      Shaye Cogan (singer-actress) - "Little Ring."
      Bobby Troup (musician-songwriter)
      Guest host:
      Tony Mammarella (American Bandstand producer)

    • AB-98: The Diamonds / Helen Curtis
      AB-98: The Diamonds / Helen Curtis
      Season 1 - Episode 98
      12/5/57
      10
      The Diamonds - "The Stroll" (3:00pm half-hour)

      Helen Curtis sings "The Happiest Moments In Life" (4pm hour)
    • AB-289: Tommy Edwards / Jim Gallant
      AB-289: Tommy Edwards / Jim Gallant
      Season 1 - Episode 289
      8/25/58
      10
      Guests:
      Tommy Edwards sings "It's All in the Game"
      Jim Gallant (disc jockey from New Haven, Connecticut) interviewed by Tony Mammarella.
      Guest host:
      Tony Mammarella (American Bandstand producer)--takes over for Dick Clark for the week of August 25-29, 1958.
    • AB-84: Marty Robbins
      AB-84: Marty Robbins
      Season 1 - Episode 84
      11/19/57
      10
      Marty Robbins
    • AB-85: Rusty Draper
      AB-85: Rusty Draper
      Season 1 - Episode 85
      11/20/57
      10
      Rusty Draper
    • AB-86: The Crickets
      AB-86: The Crickets
      Season 1 - Episode 86
      11/21/57
      10

      Scheduled guests:
      Buddy Holly and The Crickets (appearance possibly cancelled).
      Note:
      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.)

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    • AB-87: Tom & Jerry (Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel)
      11/22/57
      10
      Tom & Jerry (a.k.a. Simon and Garfunkel) - "Hey Schoolgirl."
    • AB-273: Bobby Vann
      AB-273: Bobby Vann
      Season 1 - Episode 273
      8/1/58
      10
      Bobby Vann
    • AB-90: Sunny Gale
      AB-90: Sunny Gale
      Season 1 - Episode 90
      11/26/57
      10
      Sunny Gale - "Who Are We To Say" & "A Meeting Of The Eyes."
    • AB-91: Bill Haley and His Comets
      AB-91: Bill Haley and His Comets
      Season 1 - Episode 91
      11/27/57
      10
      Bill Haley and His Comets - "You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming"
    • AB-285: The Dappers
      AB-285: The Dappers
      Season 1 - Episode 285
      8/19/58
      10
      The Dappers (vocal group) - "We're In Love" and "Spellbound" (4pm hour)
    • AB-286: The Kirby Stone Four
      AB-286: The Kirby Stone Four
      Season 1 - Episode 286
      8/20/58
      10
      The Kirby Stone Four - "Baubles, Bangles and Beads" (4pm hour).
    • AB-184: Tommy Leonetti / Don Gibson / Chuck Willis

      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.)

    • AB-182: Ronnie Pearson / Carol Jarvis
      3/27/58
      10

      Ronnie Pearson - "I Dig That Gal The Most" (3pm half-hour).  
      Carol Jarvis - "Buttons And Bows" (4pm hour).

    • The Bay City Rollers
      The Bay City Rollers
      Season 20 - Episode 42
      7/9/77
      10
      The Bay City Rollers - "You Made Me Believe in Magic," "Saturday Night," "You’re a Woman" and "Dance, Dance, Dance."
    • AB-6: Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps / The Four Coins
      Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps perform "Lotta Lovin'." The Four Coins sing "Shangri-La."
    • AB-906: Bobby Rydell
      AB-906: Bobby Rydell
      Season 4 - Episode 90
      1/6/61
      10

      Bobby Rydell - "Good Time Baby."
    • Highlights from previous AB shows
      Highlights from previous AB shows
      Season 8 - Episode 33
      4/24/65
      10
      Dick Clark presents highlights from past AB programs.
    • AB-311: Wanda Jackson / Johnny Tillotson
      9/24/58
      10
      Wanda Jackson (singer, 3pm half-hour) Johnny Tillotson - "Well I'm Your Man" & "Dreamy Eyes". (4pm hour)
    • AB-310: Andy Williams / Lonnie Satin
      9/23/58
      10
      Andy Williams (singer, 3pm half-hour).
      Lonnie Satin (vocalist, 4pm hour)
    • AB-309: Tod Richards / The Gainors
      AB-309: Tod Richards / The Gainors
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      9/22/58
      10
      Tod Richards (3:00pm half-hour) The Gainors (vocal group, appearing during the 4:00pm hour)
    • AB-308: Billy 'Crash' Craddock
      AB-308: Billy 'Crash' Craddock
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      9/19/58
      10
      Billy "Crash" Craddock (listed as Bill Craddock)--possibly "Ah, Poor Little Baby" & "Lulu Lee."
    • AB-650: Andy Williams
      AB-650: Andy Williams
      Season 3 - Episode 98
      1/13/60
      10
      Andy Williams - "The Village of St. Bernadette."
    • AB-1285: Sam Cooke
      AB-1285: Sam Cooke
      Season 5 - Episode 210
      6/22/62
      10
      Sam Cooke performs "Having A Party."
    • AB-559
      AB-559
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      9/7/59
      10
      Dick Clark returns from vacation.
    • AB-1161: The Twisters
      AB-1161: The Twisters
      Season 5 - Episode 86
      1/1/62
      10
      A twist themed show with guests The Twisters.
    • AB-239: Johnny O'Neil
      AB-239: Johnny O'Neil
      Season 1 - Episode 239
      6/16/58
      10
      Johnny O'Neil--"Beach Doll" (3pm half-hour).
    • AB-503
      AB-503
      Season 2 - Episode 210
      6/19/59
      10
    • AB-16: Buddy Holly & the Crickets / Doc Bagby
      8/26/57
      10
      Buddy Holly & The Crickets sing "That'll Be the Day."

      Doc Bagby performs "Dumplins."
    • Andy Gibb / Michael Rapport
      Andy Gibb / Michael Rapport
      Season 20 - Episode 46
      8/6/77
      10
      Andy Gibb - "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" and "Thicker Than Water."
      Michael Rapport (comedian)

    • The Beau Brummels / Vic Dana / Johnny Mathis (February 20, 1965)

      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).

    • AB-622
      AB-622
      Season 3 - Episode 70
      12/4/59
      10
    • AB-11: Jerry Lee Lewis / Jimmy Bowen & the Rhythm Orchids
      Jerry Lee Lewis performs "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On." Jimmy Bowen & The Rhythm Orchids perform "Don't Tell Me Your Troubles."
    • AB-307: Arlene Smith & the Chantels
      9/18/58
      10

      Scheduled guests:
      The Chantels - "He's Gone."

    • Jimmy Clanton / The Four Freshmen / Linda Scott
      6/19/65
      10
      Jimmy Clanton - "Hurting Each Other" & "Venus in Blue Jeans."

      The Four Freshmen - "When I Stop Loving You" and "Nights are Long."
      Dick Clark interviews singer Linda Scott, a regular on the upcomming series Where The Action Is.
    • Beau Brummels / Steve Alaimo / Jeremy Slate (June 26, 1965)

      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.

    • AB-845: Jack Scott
      AB-845: Jack Scott
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      10/12/60
      10
      Jack Scott sings "Patsy."
    • AB-181: Don Gibson
      AB-181: Don Gibson
      Season 1 - Episode 181
      3/26/58
      10

      Don Gibson - "Oh Lonesome Me."

    • Jackie DeShannon / The Spokesmen
      Jackie DeShannon / The Spokesmen
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      10/23/65
      10
      Jackie DeShannon - "A Lifetime of Loneliness"
      The Spokesmen - "Dawn of Correction"
      Dick Clark interviews Bobby Rydell (possibly via telephone).
    • AB-189: Jim Reeves
      AB-189: Jim Reeves
      Season 1 - Episode 189
      4/7/58
      10

      Jim Reeves - "I Love You More" (3pm half-hour).

       

    • The Staple Singers / C.W. McCall / Jamie Farr
      1/3/76
      10
      The Staple Singers - "Let's Do It Again."
      C.W. McCall - "Convoy."
      Jamie Farr (from the TV series M*A*S*H) - interview
    • AB-641: AB's New Year's Eve Show
      AB-641: AB's New Year's Eve Show
      Season 3 - Episode 89
      12/31/59
      10
      Mr. Dick Clark & The AB Regulars celebrates New Year's Eve. (Later that day, at 11:00pm, Dick Clark hosted a 90-minute New Years Eve special on ABC-TV, with scheduled guests Frankie Avalon, Mr. Ballantine, Fabian, The Fontane Sisters, Jan & Dean, and Kitty Kallen.)
    • Freda Payne / The Grass Roots
      Freda Payne / The Grass Roots
      Season 19 - Episode 14
      12/27/75
      10
      Salute to Gold Records from past years:
      --Freda Payne - "Band of Gold" (1970 hit).
      --The Grass Roots - "Midnight Confessions" (1968 hit).
    • AB-195: Dick Duane
      AB-195: Dick Duane
      Season 1 - Episode 195
      4/15/58
      10

      Dick Duane - "Eternally" (3pm half-hour).

      The Ames Brothers - "A Very Precious Love" (4pm half-hour)

    • AB-1420
      AB-1420
      Season 6 - Episode 86
      12/31/62
      10
      No guest info available.
    • AB-1421
      AB-1421
      Season 6 - Episode 87
      1/1/63
      10
      No guest info available.
    • Maxine Nightingale
      Maxine Nightingale
      Season 19 - Episode 41
      7/17/76
      10
      Maxine Nightingale - "Right Back Where We Started From"
    • AB-304: Al Alberts
      AB-304: Al Alberts
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      9/15/58
      10
      Al Alberts
    • AB-302: Clair Nelson / Dicky Doo & the Don'ts
      9/11/58
      10

      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).

    • AB-301: Eddie Cochran / Little Anthony & the Imperials

      Eddie Cochran - "Summertime Blues" (3pm half-hour).

      Little Anthony and The Imperials - "Tears On My Pillow" (4pm hour).

    • AB-299: Curt Jenson / The Four Voices
      9/8/58
      10

      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).

    • The Hondells / Freddy Cannon / Raquel Welch
      7/31/65
      10

      The Hondells - "The Cycle Set" and "Little Honda."
      Freddy Cannon - "Action" and  "Beachwood City."
      Raquel Welch, actress and former "Hollywood Palace" billboard girl, is interviewed by Dick Clark.

    • AB-538: Skip & Flip / Dave "Baby" Cortez
      8/7/59
      10
      Skip & Flip - "It Was I"
      Dave "Baby" Cortez - "The Whistling Organ."
    • Starbuck / Jeff Altman
      Starbuck / Jeff Altman
      Season 19 - Episode 47
      8/28/76
      10
      Starbuck - "Moonlight Feels Right."
      Jeff Altman (comedian)
    • England Dan and John Ford Coley
      England Dan and John Ford Coley
      Season 19 - Episode 45
      8/14/76
      10
      England Dan & John Ford Coley - "I'd Realy Love to See You Tonight"
    • AB-240: The Timbers / Ray Peterson
      AB-240: The Timbers / Ray Peterson
      Season 1 - Episode 240
      6/17/58
      10

      The Timbers (3pm half-hour).
      Ray Peterson - "Tail Light" b/w "Suddenly" (4pm hour).

    • AB-249: Fabian
      AB-249: Fabian
      Season 1 - Episode 249
      6/30/58
      10
      Fabian (non-singing appearance)
    • AB-382 (AB New Year's Day Show)
      AB-382 (AB New Year's Day Show)
      Season 2 - Episode 89
      1/1/59
      10
      The "American Bandstand" cast welcomes the New Year...1959!
    • AB-180: The Chancellors
      AB-180: The Chancellors
      Season 1 - Episode 180
      3/25/58
      10

      The Chancellors - "Chalypso Train."

    • 7th Anniversary Show
      7th Anniversary Show
      Season 7 - Episode 47
      8/15/64
      10

      American Bandstand's 7th Anniversary Show. 
      Highlights:
      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.

    • AB-434: The Carroll Brothers
      AB-434: The Carroll Brothers
      Season 2 - Episode 141
      3/16/59
      10
      The Carroll Brothers - "I Found You"
    • Irma Thomas / The Standells
      Irma Thomas / The Standells
      Season 7 - Episode 49
      8/29/64
      10
      Irma Thomas sings "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is?" The Standells perform "Help Yourself."
    • Johnny Rivers / Jerry Wallace (September 5, 1964)

      Johnny Rivers performs "Maybelline."
      Jerry Wallace sings "In the Misty Moonlight."

    • AB-827: Brenda Lee / Bobby Rydell
      AB-827: Brenda Lee / Bobby Rydell
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      9/16/60
      10
      Brenda Lee "I'm Sorry" and/or "That's All You Gotta Do."
      Bobby Rydell - "Volare"
    • AB-871: Larry Verne / Cathy Young
      AB-871: Larry Verne / Cathy Young
      Season 4 - Episode 54
      11/17/60
      10
      Larry Verne - "Mr. Custer"
      Cathy Young - "A Thousand Stars"
    • AB-158: Ersel Hickey
      AB-158: Ersel Hickey
      Season 1 - Episode 158
      2/21/58
      10
      Ersel Hickey performs "Bluebirds Over the Mountain" (3pm half-hour)
    • AB-179: David Hill / Billy & Lillie
      AB-179: David Hill / Billy & Lillie
      Season 1 - Episode 179
      3/24/58
      10
      David Hill - "Big Guitar" (3pm half-hour).
      Billy and Lillie - "Happiness" (4pm hour).
    • AB-178: Tom & Jerry (a.k.a. Simon and Garfunkel)
      3/21/58
      10

      Tom & Jerry (aka Simon and Garfunkel) - "Our Song" (4pm hour)

    • Foxy / Betty Wright
      Foxy / Betty Wright
      Season 22 - Episode 2
      9/16/78
      10
      Foxy - "Get Off."
      Betty Wright - "Where is the Love?" and "Disco Man."
    • AB-169: Don Cornell / The Four Dates
      AB-169: Don Cornell / The Four Dates
      Season 1 - Episode 169
      3/10/58
      10
      Don Cornell - "I've Got Bells On My Heart" (4pm hour)
      The Four Dates (vocal group) - "I'm Happy" (charted 3May58) (4pm hour).
    • AB-168
      AB-168
      Season 1 - Episode 168
      3/7/58
      10
      No guest info available.
    • AB-384: John Ashley
      AB-384: John Ashley
      Season 2 - Episode 91
      1/5/59
      10
      John Ashley - "Let the Good Times Roll"
    • AB-834: The Ramblers
      AB-834: The Ramblers
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      9/27/60
      10
      The Ramblers play "Ramblin'"
    • AB-165: Connie Francis
      AB-165: Connie Francis
      Season 1 - Episode 165
      3/4/58
      10
      Connie Francis (singer, 4pm hour)
    • AB-1000
      AB-1000
      Season 4 - Episode 184
      5/18/61
      10
      No guest info available.
    • AB-21: Andy Williams / The Bobbettes
      9/2/57
      10
      Andy Williams sings "Lips of Wine." The Bobbettes perform "Mr. Lee."
    • AB-243: Fabian
      AB-243: Fabian
      Season 1 - Episode 243
      6/20/58
      10
      Fabian sings "I'm In Love" (4pm hour)
    • Oct. 14, 1978 - guests unknown
      Oct. 14, 1978 - guests unknown
      Season 22 - Episode 4
      10/14/78
      10
      No details available. The Chicago Tribune listed an episode for this date but gave no guest details.
    • The Everly Brothers / Bobby Vinton (November 7, 1964)

      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 and DeeDee / Terry Black / Duane Eddy (interview) (Nov. 14, 1964)

      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.

    • AB-469: Martin Dewey
      AB-469: Martin Dewey
      Season 2 - Episode 176
      5/4/59
      10
      Martin Dewey
    • Sylvester / Paul Jabara
      Sylvester / Paul Jabara
      Season 22 - Episode 6
      12/9/78
      10
      Sylvester - "Dance" and "You Make Me Feel."
      Paul Jabara - "Dancin'."

    • AB-468: Freddy Cannon
      AB-468: Freddy Cannon
      Season 2 - Episode 175
      5/1/59
      10
      Freddy Cannon - "Tallahassee Lassie."
    • AB-466: Chubby Checker
      AB-466: Chubby Checker
      Season 2 - Episode 173
      4/29/59
      10
      Chubby Checker - "The Class" (novelty song).
    • Beatles Tribute Show (October 10, 1964)
      10/10/64
      10

      Another All-Beatles Show with film footage of the Fab Four. Plus, the AB regulars dance to Beatles' records.

    • The Hondells / Lou Christie / Bobby Darin (interview)

      The Hondells perform "Little Honda."
      Lou Christie - "The Gypsy Cried" and "Have I Sinned?"
      Dick Clark interviews singer Bobby Darin.

    • The Ventures / DeeDee Warwick
      The Ventures / DeeDee Warwick
      Season 12 - Episode 37
      5/17/69
      10
      The Ventures - "Hawaii Five-O" theme and "Theme from 'A Summer Place'."
      DeeDee Warwick - "Foolish Fool."
    • Taylor Dayne / Chico DeBarge / Michael Burger
      12/19/87
      9.9
      Taylor Dayne - "Tell It to My Heart."
      Chico DeBarge - "I've Been Watching You."
      Michael Burger (comedian)
    • AB-222: The Four Aces
      AB-222: The Four Aces
      Season 1 - Episode 222
      5/22/58
      9.9

      The Four Aces - "Saturday Swing Out" b/w "Take My Heart" (4pm hour).

    • Marvin Gaye / The Hard Times
      Marvin Gaye / The Hard Times
      Season 10 - Episode 28
      3/18/67
      9.9
      The Hard Times - "They Said No."
      Marvin Gaye - "It Takes Two" and "Pride and Joy."
      Note: This appears to be the episode where a large rag doll takes the place of Kim Weston on the "It Takes Two" duet. (Kim Weston probably didn't appear as she was now with MGM Records, and no longer affiliated with Motown.)
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    • Betty Everett / Bubble Puppy (April 5, 1969)
      4/5/69
      9.9

      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.

    • AB-319: Ritchie Valens
      AB-319: Ritchie Valens
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      10/6/58
      9.9
      Ritchie Valens appeared and lip-synched "Come On Let's Go."
    • Leif Garrett
      Leif Garrett
      Season 21 - Episode 4
      10/1/77
      9.8

      Leif Garrett sings "Special Kind of Girl" and his cover of "Surfin' U.S.A."

    • AB-230: Don Rondo
      AB-230: Don Rondo
      Season 1 - Episode 230
      6/3/58
      9.8
      Don Rondo - "On Forgotten Street" (3pm half-hour)
    • AB-1187: Jack Jones
      AB-1187: Jack Jones
      Season 5 - Episode 112
      2/6/62
      9.8
      Jack Jones sings "Lollipops and Roses."
    • Mick Fleetwood's Zoo / Grace Slick / Eurythmics (video)
      --Mick Fleetwood's Zoo - "Angel" & "You Might Need Somebody" --Grace Slick - "All the Machines" --Eurythmics (music video) - "Here Comes the Rain Again"
    • Freddy Cannon / Neil Sedaka / Arthur Prysock
      12/12/64
      9.8

      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."

    • AB-30: The Everly Brothers
      AB-30: The Everly Brothers
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      9/13/57
      9.8
      The Everly Brothers perform "Wake Up Little Susie."
    • Lovin' Spoonful / Danny Hutton
      Lovin' Spoonful / Danny Hutton
      Season 8 - Episode 51
      8/28/65
      9.8
      The Lovin' Spoonful perform "Do you Believe in Magic?" Danny Hutton sings "Roses and Rainbows."
    • Bobby Goldsboro / Freddy Cannon (August 21, 1965)
      8/21/65
      9.8

      Bobby Goldsboro - "Voodoo Woman" and "If You Wait for Love."
      Freddy Cannon - "Action" ("Where the Action Is" theme) and "Abigail Beecher."

    • AB-37: Dick Lindy
      AB-37: Dick Lindy
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      9/24/57
      9.8
      Dick Lindy (singer)
    • Bonnie Tyler
      Bonnie Tyler
      Season 21 - Episode 46
      8/19/78
      9.8
      Bonnie Tyler - "It's a Heartache" and "If I Sing You a Love Song."
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