American Bandstand - Season 16

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Episode Guide

  • Andrew and David Williams
    9/2/72
    9.4
    --Andrew and David Williams (singers, nephews of singer Andy Williams)
  • The Staple Singers (on film)
    9/9/72
    0.0
    The Staple Singers (on film) - "I'll Take You There"
  • Rick Springfield
    Rick Springfield
    Episode 3
    9/16/72
    0.0
    Rick Springfield - "Speak to the Sky"
  • Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods
    9/30/72
    0.0
    --The Heywoods - "Special Someone"
  • Rufus Thomas
    Rufus Thomas
    Episode 5
    10/14/72
    0.0
    Rufus Thomas - "The Funky Chicken"
  • Bobby Womack
    Bobby Womack
    Episode 6
    11/4/72
    9.7
    Bobby Womack (aka "The Soul Preacher")--"Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seem so Good)" & "Harry Hippie".
  • The Who (on film)
    The Who (on film)
    Episode 7
    12/9/72
    0.0
    The Who (on film) - "Join Together" video
  • Johnny Nash
    Johnny Nash
    Episode 8
    12/16/72
    0.0
    Johnny Nash - "I Can See Clearly Now"
  • Jimmy Osmond
    Jimmy Osmond
    Episode 9
    12/23/72
    0.0
    Jimmy Osmond - "Long-Haired Lover from Liverpool" & "Tweedle-Dee"
  • Rick Springfield
    Rick Springfield
    Episode 10
    12/30/72
    0.0
    Rick Springfield - "What Would the Children Think?"
  • Billy Paul
    Billy Paul
    Episode 11
    1/6/73
    0.0
    Billy Paul - "Me and Mrs. Jones"
  • Chi-Lites
    Chi-Lites
    Episode 12
    1/13/73
    0.0
    The Chi-Lites - "We Need Order"
  • Steely Dan
    Steely Dan
    Episode 13
    1/27/73
    0.0
    Steely Dan - "Do It Again"
  • Albert Hammond
    Albert Hammond
    Episode 14
    2/3/73
    0.0
    --Albert Hammond - "It Never Rains in Southern California" & "If You Gotta Break Another Heart"
  • Austin Roberts
    Austin Roberts
    Episode 15
    2/10/73
    10
    --Austin Roberts - "Something's Wrong with Me" & "If You Gotta Break Another Heart"
  • Gallery
    Gallery
    Episode 16
    2/17/73
    0.0
    Gallery - "Big City Miss Ruth Ann"
  • Andy and David Williams
    2/24/73
    0.0
    --Andy and David Williams (singers, nephews of singer Andy Williams) - "I Don't Know Why"
  • Hurricane Smith
    Hurricane Smith
    Episode 18
    3/3/73
    0.0
    --Hurricane Smith - "Oh Babe What Would You Say" & "Who Was It?"
  • "Soul Unlimited" special
    3/10/73
    0.0
    "Soul Unlimited" - 60-minute special described as a "soul scene potpourri" --Buster Jones (Los Angeles disc jockey, appearing as host) --The Sylvers perform "Wish That I Could Talk to You" & "I'll Never Be Ashamed" --Bill Withers (an interview with the singer) --soul fashions for men and women --Plus, studio guests dance to current recordsmoreless
  • Edward Bear
    Edward Bear
    Episode 20
    3/17/73
    0.0
    Edward Bear - "Last Song" & "Close Your Eyes"
  • "Soul Unlimited" special
    3/24/73
    0.0
    "Soul Unlimited" (special pre-empting American Bandstand) --Buster Jones (Los Angeles disc jockey, host) --Gladys Knight and the Pips - "Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)" --Rufus Thomas - "Funky Robot" --On film: a clip from the movie "Wattstax" which blends concert footage with scenes from Wattsmoreless
  • The Raspberries
    The Raspberries
    Episode 22
    3/31/73
    0.0
    The Raspberries - "I Wanna Be with You" & "Let's Pretend"
  • The Sylvers
    The Sylvers
    Episode 23
    4/7/73
    0.0
    The Sylvers - "Wish That I Could Talk to You"
  • <i>Soul Unlimited</i> special
    4/14/73
    8.8
    Buster Jones (Los Angeles Disc Jockey & Host of "Soul Unlimited")
    Malo--"Suavecito"
    Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (Football Star of The Los Angeles Rams interviewed by Mr. Jones)
    Ronnie Dyson--"One Man Band (Plays All Alone)".
  • Tony Orlando & Dawn
    Tony Orlando & Dawn
    Episode 25
    4/21/73
    0.0
    --Tony Orlando & Dawn - "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree"
  • Sam Neely
    Sam Neely
    Episode 26
    4/28/73
    0.0
    Sam Neely - "Loving You Just Crossed My Mind" & "Rosalie"
  • Vicki Lawrence
    Vicki Lawrence
    Episode 27
    5/5/73
    10
    Vicki Lawrence - "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
  • Dobie Gray
    Dobie Gray
    Episode 28
    5/12/73
    0.0
    Dobie Gray - "Drift Away"
  • Sylvia
    Sylvia
    Episode 29
    5/19/73
    0.0
    Sylvia - "Pillow Talk" & "Didn't I?"
  • Danny Bonaduce
    Danny Bonaduce
    Episode 30
    5/26/73
    0.0
    --Danny Bonaduce - "I'll Be Your Magician"
  • "Rockin' the Palace" special
    6/2/73
    0.0
    "Rockin' the Palace" - variety special taped at the "Hollywood Palace" --Skiles and Henderson (comedians, co-host the special) --Danny Bonaduce - "The 59th Street Bridge Song," "Save a Little Piece for Me" --Tony Orlando and Dawn - "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree" --The Osmonds (on film) - "Down by the Lazy River," "Dance to the Music" --Cathy Rigby (Olympic gymnast) --Gary Wells (motorcycle daredevil) --Plus, trained elephant and dog actsmoreless
  • Gunhill Road
    Gunhill Road
    Episode 32
    6/9/73
    0.0
    Gunhill Road - "Back When My Hair Was Short"
  • Dr. John
    Dr. John
    Episode 33
    6/16/73
    0.0
    Dr. John - "Right Place, Wrong Time"
  • American Bandstand's 20th Anniversary Show
    Performers: --Paul Revere and the Raiders - rock medley --Little Richard - "Tutti Frutti," "Good Golly Miss Molly" & "Satisfaction" --Three Dog Night - "Joy to the World" & "Shambala" Other guests (some appearing on film): --Paul Anka --Frankie Avalon --Bobby Darin --Neil Diamond --Fabian --Annette Funicello --Johnny Mathis --Paul Simonmoreless
  • Skylark (on film)
    Skylark (on film)
    Episode 35
    6/30/73
    0.0
    Skylark - "Wildflower" (on film)
  • "Action '73" (1st special)
    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"
  • The DeFranco Family
    The DeFranco Family
    Episode 37
    7/14/73
    0.0
    The DeFranco Family - "Heartbeat - It's a Lovebeat"
  • The Electric Light Orchestra
    7/21/73
    0.0
    The Electric Light Orchestra - "Roll Over Beethoven"
  • Soul Children
    Soul Children
    Episode 39
    7/28/73
    0.0
    Soul Children - "Love Is a Hurting Thing"
  • "Action '73" (2nd special)
    8/4/73
    0.0
    --Bobby Womack - "Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out" --Clint Holmes - "Playground in My Mind" --The Heywoods (rock band) - "Kodachrome" --Also, The dance-of-the-month is "The Swing"
  • Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt Kickers
    --Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt Kickers - "Monster Mash" (re-release of 1962 song)
  • Billy Preston
    Billy Preston
    Episode 42
    8/18/73
    0.0
    Billy Preston - "Will It Go Round in Circles?"
  • B.W. Stevenson
    B.W. Stevenson
    Episode 43
    8/25/73
    0.0
    B.W. Stevenson - "My Maria" & "Shambala"