American Bandstand - Season 20

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Episode Guide

  • Labelle
    Labelle
    Episode 1
    9/4/76
    0.0
    Labelle - "Lady Marmalade" and "Get You Somebody New."
  • John Travolta / Spinners / Rip Taylor
    John Travolta - "When I'm Away from You."
    The Spinners - "The Rubberband Man."
    Rip Taylor (comedian)
  • Shields & Yarnell / Kaptain Kool & the Kongs / Elton John & Kiki Dee (music video)
    Shields & Yarnell (husband-and-wife pantomime team).
    Kaptain Kool & the Kongs (rock band, hosts of "The Krofft Supershow").
    On tape: Elton John & Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" music video.
  • Walter Murphy Band / John Valenti
    9/25/76
    0.0
    Walter Murphy Band - "A Fifth of Beethoven."
    John Valenti - "Anything You Want."
    Also, the winners of the 1976 Annual Dance Contest are announced.
  • The Four Tops / Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots
    The Four Tops - "Catfish."
    Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots - "Disco Duck"
  • The Ritchie Family / Undisputed Truth
    10/16/76
    0.0
    The Ritchie Family - "Best Disco in Town."
    Undisputed Truth
  • Lady Flash / Carol Douglas
    10/23/76
    0.0
    Lady Flash - "Street Singin'."
    Carol Douglas - "Midnight Love Affair."
  • Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. / Flash Cadillac
    --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - "You Don't Have to Be a Star, Baby"
    --Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids - "Did You Boogie (With Your Baby)?"
  • The Sylvers / Rick Springfield
    11/6/76
    9.2
    The Sylvers - "Hot Line."
    Rick Springfield - "Take A Hand."
  • England Dan & John Ford Coley / Donny Most
    England Dan and John Ford Coley - "Nights Are Forever without You" and "They'll Never Be Another You."
    Donny Most (actor, from Happy Days) - "All Roads (Lead Back To You)" and "One of These Days."
  • Jermaine Jackson / Judy Collins
    12/11/76
    0.0
    Jermaine Jackson - "Let's Be Young Tonight."
    Judy Collins - "Send in the Clowns" & "Special Delivery."
    Rodney (a computerized puppet)
  • Walter Murphy Band / Johnny Bristol
    12/18/76
    0.0
    Walter Murphy Band - "Flight 76."
    Johnny Bristol - "Do It to My Mind."
  • The Little River Band / Yvonne Elliman
    The Little River Band - "It's A Long Way There" and "I'll Always Call Your Name."
    Yvonne Elliman - "Love Me."  
  • Mary MacGregor / L.T.D.
    1/15/77
    0.0
    Mary MacGregor - "Torn Between Two Lovers"
    L.T.D. - "Love Ballad"
  • The Commodores / Kenny Nolan
    1/22/77
    0.0
    The Commodores - "Just to Be Close to You" & "Fancy Dancer."
    Kenny Nolan - "My Jole" & "I Like Dreamin'."
  • Gene Cotton / Deniece Williams
    1/29/77
    0.0
    Gene Cotton - "You've Got Me Running."
    Deniece Williams - "Free."
  • American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary Special
    American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary Special.
    New performances (taped for this special):
    Chuck Berry - "Sweet Little Sixteen."
    Chubby Checker - Twist medley.
    Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - "Who Loves You?" and "December, 1963."
    Barry Manilow and Lady Flash - "Bandstand Boogie" (AB theme song).
    The Captain and Tennille - "Disney Girls."
    Jam Session Finale:
    Chuck Berry, Bobby Rydell, Gregg Allman, Johnny Rivers and others perform "Roll Over Beethoven."moreless
  • Stephen Bishop / The Pointer Sisters
    2/5/77
    0.0
    Stephen Bishop - "Save It For A Rainy Day" & "On And On."
    The Pointer Sisters - "You Gotta Believe."
  • Melanie / Dr. Hook
    Melanie / Dr. Hook
    Episode 21
    2/12/77
    0.0
    Melanie - "The Nickel Song" & "Cyclone" Dr. Hook - "She Was Only Sixteen" & "If Not for You"
  • Brick / Queen (on film)
    2/19/77
    0.0
    --Brick - "Dazz"
    --Queen (on videotape) - "Tie Your Mother Down" music video
  • Jennifer Warnes / Brass Construction
    2/26/77
    0.0
    Jennifer Warnes - "Right Time of the Night."
    Brass Construction - "Cha Cha Cha."

  • Rufus / Parker McGee
    3/5/77
    0.0
    Rufus - "At Midnight."
    Parker McGee - "I Just Can't Say No to You."
  • The Emotions / Brian Cadd
    3/12/77
    0.0
    Brian Cadd - "White on White."
    The Emotions - "I Don't Want to Lose Your Love" and "Flowers."
  • Latimore / The Babys
    3/19/77
    0.0
    Latimore - "Somethin' 'bout 'Cha."
    The Babys - "If You've Got the Time."
  • Donald Byrd / Sons of Champlin
    3/26/77
    0.0
    Donald Byrd - "Caricatures."
    Sons of Champlin - "Here is Where Your Love Belongs."
  • Thelma Houston / The Rubinoos
    4/2/77
    0.0
    Thelma Houston - "Don't Leave Me This Way" and "If It's The Last Thing I Do."
    The Rubinoos - "I Think We're Alone Now."
  • Shaun Cassidy / Enchantment / Rip Taylor
    Shaun Cassidy - "Da Doo Ron Ron."
    Enchantment - "Gloria" and "Sunshine."
    Rip Taylor (comedian)

  • England Dan & John Ford Cooley / James Darren
    James Darren - "You Take My Heart Away."
    England Dan & John Ford Cooley - "It's Sad to Belong" and "Dowdy Ferry Road."
  • The Sylvers / Cerrone
    4/23/77
    8.9
    The Sylvers - "High School Dance" and "Hotline."
    Cerrone - "Love in 'C' Minor - Pt. I" and "Black is Black."
  • Andrew Gold / The Miracles / Tom Dreesen
    Andrew Gold - "Lonely Boy" and "Go Back Home Again."
    The Miracles - "The Bird Must Fly Away" and "Women Make the World Go 'Round."
    Tom Dreesen (comedian)

  • Hot / The Ohio Players / Fred Travalena
    Hot - "Angel in Your Arms" and "You Can Do It."
    The Ohio Players - "Love Rollercoaster" and "Merry-Go-Round."
    Fred Travalena (impressionist)
  • Andy Gibb / Rose Royce / George Carlin
    Rose Royce - "I Wanna Get Next to You" and "I'm Going Down."
    Andy Gibb - "I Just Wanna Be Your Everything" and "Flowing Rivers."
    George Carlin (comedian)
  • Yvonne Elliman / Crown Heights Affair / Bobby Kosser
    Yvonne Elliman - "Hello Stranger" and "Love Me."
    Crown Heights Affair - "Dancin'" and "Music is the World."
    Bobby Kosser (comedian)
  • Alan O'Day / Shalamar
    5/28/77
    0.0
    Alan O'Day - "Undercover Angel" and "Angie Baby."
    Shalamar - "Uptown Festival" and "Ooh Baby Baby."
  • T-Connection / The Addrisi Brothers
    6/4/77
    0.0
    T-Connection - "Do You Wanna Do?" and "Got to See My Lady."
    The Addrisi Brothers - "Slow Dancin' Don't Turn Me On."
  • The Hues Corporation / Carrie Lucas
    6/11/77
    0.0
    The Hues Corporation - "Rock the Boat" and "I Caught Your Act."
    Carrie Lucas - "I Gotta Keep Dancin'" and "Me For You."

  • Gloria Gaynor / Peter McCann
    6/18/77
    0.0
    Gloria Gaynor - "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Most of All."
    Peter McCann - "Save Your Love" and "Do You Wanna Make Love?"
  • Dave Mason / Starbuck
    6/25/77
    0.0
    Dave Mason - "So High."
    Starbuck - "Everybody Be Dancin'."
  • Kiki Dee / Pablo Cruise
    7/2/77
    0.0
    Kiki Dee - "Chicago" and "Standing Room Only."
    Pablo Cruise - "Whatcha Gonna Do" and "A Place in the Sun."
  • The Bay City Rollers
    7/9/77
    10
    The Bay City Rollers - "You Made Me Believe in Magic," "Saturday Night," "You’re a Woman" and "Dance, Dance, Dance."
  • Joe Tex / Jay Leno / Cat Stevens (music video)
    Joe Tex - "Ain't Gonna Bump No More."
    On film: Cat Stevens - "The Old Schoolyard" promo video.
    Jay Leno (comedian)
  • Kenny Nolan / Jimmy Aleck
    7/23/77
    0.0
    Kenny Nolan - "Love's Grown Deep" and "My Jole."
    Jimmy Aleck (comedian).

  • Stephen Bishop / Melissa Manchester
    7/30/77
    0.0
    Stephen Bishop - "On and On."
    Melissa Manchester - "Sad Eyes" and "I Wanna Be Where You Are."

  • Andy Gibb / Michael Rapport
    8/6/77
    10
    Andy Gibb - "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" and "Thicker Than Water."
    Michael Rapport (comedian)

  • Sanford-Townsend Band / Chris Chalen
    8/13/77
    0.0
    Sanford-Townsend Band - "Smoke from a Distant Fire" and "In for the Night."
    Chris Chalen (magician)

  • Johnny Rivers / LeBlanc & Carr
    8/20/77
    0.0
    Johnny Rivers - "Swayin' to the Music."
    LeBlanc & Carr - "Something About You" and "How Does It Feel to Be in Love?"

  • The Floaters
    The Floaters
    Episode 49
    8/27/77
    0.0
    The Floaters - "Float On" and "Gotta Find a Way."

  • David Friedman / Kaptain Kool & the Kongs

    Dean Friedman performs "Ariel" and "Woman of Mine."
    Kaptain Kool and the Kongs (in the first of two consecutive appearances) perform "You Saved Me" and "You Put Some Love in My Life."