American Bandstand - Season 13

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  • Trini Lopez / Mountain (on film)
    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."
  • The Sandpipers / Evie Sands
    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."
  • The cast of "Hair" (Los Angeles Company)
    Eight cast members of the Los Angeles production of Hair perform "Hair," "Aquarius" and "Let the Sunshine In."
  • A Salute to Oliver
    A Salute to Oliver
    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'."
  • Thomas and Richard Frost / Miss 16 Contest Finals
    Thomas & Richard Frost perform "She's Got Love" and "With Me My Love."
    Plus, the finals of 16 Magazine's "Miss 16" Contest.
  • The Cufflinks / Dorothy Morrison
    11/15/69
    10
    The Cuff Links--"Tracey" & "When Julie Comes Around."
    Dorothy Morrison--"All God's Children Got Soul."
  • The Turtles
    The Turtles
    Episode 12
    11/22/69
    10
    The Turtles--"Love in the City" & "Lady-O."
  • Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart / Kathy Garver

    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).

  • Paul Revere & the Raiders tribute
    1/10/70
    10
    Paul Revere & The Raiders perform "Arizona" and "Down in the Boondocks."
  • 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
    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.)

  • Oliver / Lee Marvin
    Oliver / Lee Marvin
    Episode 31
    4/4/70
    10

    Oliver sings "Angelica."

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

  • R.B. Greaves / Zephyr
    1/31/70
    10
    R.B. Greaves--"Take A Letter Maria" & "There's Always Something to Remind Me."
    Zephyr--"Boom-Ba-Boom/Something Listen."
  • Stevie Wonder / Smokey Robinson & the Miracles

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

  • Creedence Clearwater Revival
    9/20/69
    10
    Creedence Clearwater Revival--"Down on the Corner," "Commotion," "Green River" & "Bad Moon Rising".
  • 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."
  • A Tribute to Steppenwolf
    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.
  • The Grass Roots / Beau Sybin (October 11, 1969)

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

  • Joe South / Andy Kim
    11/1/69
    10
    Joe South--"Games People Play" & "Don't it Make You Wanna Go Home."
    Andy Kim--"So Good Together."
  • Norman Greenbaum / Tommy Roe
    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."

  • B.J. Thomas / Rare Earth
    4/25/70
    10

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

  • Turley Richards
    Turley Richards
    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.
  • 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.

  • Steam / Bobby Vee
    Steam / Bobby Vee
    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."
  • David Ruffin / Sweetwater
    2/14/70
    9.8
    David Ruffin - "Feelin' Alright" and "I'm So Glad I Fell for You."
    Sweetwater - "For Pete's Sake" and "Without Me."
  • The Grass Roots / Crabby Appleton
    5/9/70
    9.7

    The Grass Roots - "Back to Dreamin' Again."

    Crabby Appleton - "Go Back."

  • Mac Davis / Feather (June 20, 1970)
    6/20/70
    9.7

    Feather - "Friends."
    Mac Davis - "Whoever Finds This, I Love You" and "Half and Half (Song For Sarah)."
    Bandstand's annual dance contest continues.

  • Vic Dana / The Country Coalition
    3/21/70
    9.7

    Vic Dana - "More" and "If I Never Knew your Name."

    The Country Coalition - "Time to Get It Together."

  • Joe South / Biff Rose / Rhetta Hughes
    1/24/70
    9.7
    Joe South--"Walk A Mile in my Shoes."
    Biff Rose--"Spaced Out/I've Got you Covered."
    Actress Rhetta Hughes is interviewed by Dick Clark.
  • Edwin Hawkins Singers
    9/6/69
    9.7
    The Edwin Hawkins Singers--"Oh Happy Day"
  • Cold Blood
    Cold Blood
    Episode 32
    4/11/70
    9.6

    Cold Blood performs "You Got Me Hummin'" and "I'm A Good Woman."

    On film: footage of the Winter National Auto Race is shown. One car in the race was named "American Bandstand."

  • Melanie Safka (June 13, 1970)
    6/13/70
    9.5

    Melanie (accompanying herself on acoustic guitar) sings "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)" and "Mama, Mama."
    Eileen Richardson gives a demonstration of Tie-Dyeing.
    Bandstand's annual national dance contest continues.

  • Three Dog Night
    Three Dog Night
    Episode 8
    10/25/69
    9.4
    Three Dog Night performs "Celebrate," "Easy to Be Hard" and "Eli's Coming."
  • Gene Chandler / Andy Kim
    8/22/70
    9.4
    Gene Chandler - "Groovy Situation" Andy Kim - "It's Your Life"
  • Smith / Jim Ford
    Smith / Jim Ford
    Episode 7
    10/18/69
    9.4
    Smith performs "Baby It's You" and "Mojalesky Ridge."
    Jim Ford performs "Harlan County" (and possibly "Working my Way to L.A.")
  • Blues Image (July 4, 1970)
    7/4/70
    9.4

    Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride" and "Running the Water."
    Also: A final look at the couples in Bandstand's annual dance contest.

  • Alive 'N Kickin' / The Impressions (July 11, 1970)

    The Impressions - "Can't You See?" and "Check Out Your Mind."
    Alive 'N Kickin' (a.k.a. Alive and Kicking) - "Jordan" and "Tighter, Tighter."

  • Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
    3/28/70
    9.2

    Gary Puckett and the Union Gap perform a medley of their hits.

  • Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan
    5/23/70
    9.0
    Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan sing "The Tennessee Birdwalk" & "Humphrey the Camel."
  • Tyrone Davis / The Flaming Ember (July 18, 1970)

    Tyrone Davis - "Turn Back the Hands of Time" and "I'll Be Right Back."
    The Flaming Ember - "Mind, Body and Soul" and "Westbound #9."

  • The Association
    The Association
    Episode 4
    9/27/69
    8.6
    The Association--"Goodbye Columbus".
  • 'Mama' Cass Elliott tribute (November 8, 1969)

    Tribute to "Mama" Cass Elliott.
    --Mama Cass Elliot performs "It's Getting Better" and "I Can Dream, Can't I?"
    --Plus, the audience dances to Cass' records "California Earthquake" and "Welcome to the World."

  • Rare Earth
    Rare Earth
    Episode 47
    7/25/70
    8.3

    Rare Earth - "Get Ready" and "In Bed."

  • 1910 Fruitgum Co. / The Ohio Express
    1/17/70
    8.1
    A Salute to Pop Music:
    The 1910 Fruitgum Company - "Special Delivery."
    The Ohio Express - "Down At Lulu's."
  • R. Dean Taylor / Paul Kelly
    8/29/70
    7.9
    R. Dean Taylor - "Indiana Wants Me"
    Paul Kelly - "Stealin' in the Name of the Lord"
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips
    3/14/70
    7.3

    A Salute to Gladys Knight & The Pips.
    --Gladys Knight & The Pips - "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Friendship Train."

  • Jackson 5 / Diana Ross & Supremes (on film)
    The Jackson 5 - "I Want you Back" & "ABC"
    Dick Clark narrates film footage of Diana Ross' final performance with the Supremes (in Las Vegas).
    Following footage of the Supremes, the audience dances to the Supremes' record "Someday We'll be Together."
  • Ron Dante & the Detergents
    8/8/70
    6.0

    Ron Dante sings "Let Me Bring You Up."
    Also, the winners of the annual national dance contest are announced.

  • Arkade
    Arkade
    Episode 50
    8/15/70
    0.0

    Arkade perform "Sing Out the Love."
    Jerry Blavat (Philadelphia disc jockey) sings "Tasty (to Me)."

  • Robin McNamara / Norman Greenbaum
    8/1/70
    0.0

    Norman Greenbaum sings "Spirit in the Sky" and "Canned Ham."
    Robin McNamara sings "Lay A Little Loving On Me" and "Lila."

  • Bobbi Martin / James Darren
    5/30/70
    0.0

    Bobbi Martin - "For the Love of Him."

    James Darren - "Wheeling, West Virginia".