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Episode Guide

  • Season 3
    • March 31, 1967: The Final "Where the Action Is" Show

      For this final episode, the series regulars close out the series by singing "The Secret of My Success."

    • March 30, 1967: Tommy Roe, Linda Scott, and other series regulars.

      The second to the last episode features performances by the series regulars.
      Don and the Goodtimes - "I Could Be So Good To You."
      Tommy Roe - "Sing Along with Me."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Mustang Sally."
      Phil Volk of the Raiders performs "Help Me Girl."
      The Hard Times - "Sad, Sad Sunshine."
      Tina Mason and The Hard Times - "I'm Ready for Love."

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    • March 29, 1967: The Turtles
      3/29/67
      8.1

      The Turtles - "You Baby" and "Can I Get to Know You Better?"
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Hello Hello."
      Tommy Roe - "Long Live Love."
      Keith Allison - "I Want To Be Free."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Hang On Sloopy"
      The Action Kids dance to "I'm A Believer."

    • March 28, 1967: Don and The Goodtimes, Tommy Roe

      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Ups and Downs."
      Tommy Roe - "Cry On, Crying Eyes."
      Keith Allison - "Talking About You."
      Keith Allison and Tina Mason - "Love Is Strange."
      Steve Alaimo - "Hitch Hike."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Good Day Sunshine."

    • March 27, 1967: "Where the Action Is" regulars

      The series regulars kick off the final week of "Where The Action Is."
      Appearing are Keith Allison ("Louise"), The Hard Times ("They Said No"), Steve Alaimo ("Cherry, Cherry"), and Paul Revere and the Raiders ("Stepping Stone").
      The Action Kids dance to "Penny Lane."

    • March 24, 1967: Neil Diamond
      3/24/67
      10

      A Salute to Neil Diamond, who performs "You Got to Me," "Cherry, Cherry," "The Boat That I Row," "I've Got the Feeling" and "Solitary Man."
      Series regular Keith Allison covers Neil Diamond's composition "Do It."
      The Action Kids dance to another Diamond composition, "I'm A Believer," as recorded by The Monkees.

    • March 23, 1967: The Cyrkle, Billy Stewart

      Billy Stewart - "Summertime."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Ups and Downs."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "I Could Be So Good to You."
      Tommy Roe - "Sing Along with Me."
      Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "It Takes Two."
      Note: The Cyrkle ("Red Rubber Ball") are listed in TV Guide, but the group isn't mentioned in newspaper listings.

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    • March 22, 1967: Steve Alaimo
      3/22/67
      9.7

      It's "Steve Alaimo Day" with Alaimo performing "You Don’t Love Me," "Turn On Your Love Light," "Mr. Pitiful" and "Mais Oui (May We)."
      Steve Alaimo and Keith Allison sing "Bird of Paradise."
      Tina Mason joins Alaimo on "You Are My Sunshine."

    • March 21, 1967: Laura Nyro
      3/21/67
      10

      Laura Nyro - "Wedding Bell Blues," "Blowin' Away" and "Goodbye Joe."
      Tommy Roe - "Golden Girl."
      Keith Allison - "Catch The Wind."
      Steve Alaimo - "Blowin' In The Wind."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Sit Down, I Think I Love You."

    • March 20, 1967: Chris Montez
      3/20/67
      10

      Chris Montez - "There Will Never Be Another You."
      Also appearing:
      The Hard Times,
      Paul Revere and the Raiders.

    • March 17, 1967: Little Boy Blues, Tommy Roe

      Little Boy Blues - "I Can Only Give You Everything."
      Also appearing:
      Tommy Roe, Don and the Goodtimes, Tina Mason, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steve Alaimo, and Keith Allison.

    • March 16, 1967: The Rites of Spring

      The Rites of Spring (Birmingham, Ala. group) - "Comin' On Back To Me."
      Also appearing:
      Keith Allison
      Paul Revere and the Raiders

    • March 15, 1967: The Sopwith Camel
      3/15/67
      9.9

      The Sopwith Camel - "Hello, Hello."
      Tommy Roe - "Little Miss Sunshine."
      Tina Mason - "You Keep Me Hanging On."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Ups and Downs."
      Don and the Goodtimes

    • March 14, 1967: The Beatles (on film), The Young-Holt Trio

      The Young Holt Trio - "Wack Wack."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "98.6."
      Don and The Goodtimes perform a Beatles medley.
      The Hard Times - "They Said No."
      Steve Alaimo - "So Much Love."
      Note: According to the TV Guide listing, The Beatles' promo films for "Strawberry Fields Forever" and Penny Lane" were featured on this episode.

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    • March 13, 1967: Otis Redding, Mike Williams, Don and the Goodtimes

      Otis Redding - "Respect."
      Mike Williams - "Something You Didn't Done."
      Tommy Roe - "Sing Along with Me."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "In My Community."
      Steve Alaimo - "Green, Green Grass of Home."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Stand By Me."

    • March 10, 1967: The Hardly Worthit Players, Don and the Goodtimes

      The Hardly-Worthit Players, featuring Bill Minkin as Senator Bobby, perform "Wild Thing."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "You Got to Me."
      Tina Mason - "I Got You."
      Steve Alaimo - "Loving You."
      Keith Allison - "Louise."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Georgy Girl."

    • March 9, 1967: Paul Revere and the Raiders

      Paul Revere & The Raiders perform several of their hits including "Good Thing" and "Ups And Downs."

    • March 8, 1967: Buffalo Springfield, Bobby Rydell

      The Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)"
      The Buffalo Springfield - "Sit Down I Think I Love You."
      Bobby Rydell -"Cha Cha Cha" and "That Old Black Magic."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet."
      Tommy Roe - "Leave Her."
      The Hard Times -"Sad, Sad Sunshine."

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    • March 7, 1967: Don and the Goodtimes, P.J. Proby, Tommy Roe

      P.J. Proby - "Niki Hoeky."
      Steve Alaimo - "Midnight Hour."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "All About Her."
      Tommy Roe - "Sing Along with Me."
      Keith Allison - "Lies."
      Don and The Goodtimes - "I've Got To Go Back."

    • March 6, 1967: Alvin Cash, Neil Diamond

      Alvin Cash - "Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo."
      Neil Diamond - "Cherry Cherry" and "You Got to Me."
      The Hard Times - "They Said No."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Rain on the Roof."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Spoonful" medley.

    • March 3, 1967: Mrs. Elva Miller, The Young Rascals

      Mrs. Elva Miller sings "These Boots Are Made for Walking" and "Downtown."
      The Young Rascals - (possibly) "I've Been Lonely Too Long."

    • March 2, 1967: Tommy Roe, The Young Holt Trio

      Tommy Roe - "Kick Me Charlie" & "Everybody."
      The Young-Holt Trio - "Wack Wack."

    • March 1, 1967: The E-Types, Johnny Rivers, Steve Kahn

      The E-Types - "She Moves Me" (performance taped at Echo Park in Los Angeles).
      Johnny Rivers - "Poor Side of Town."
      Steve Kahn, the editor of FLIP magazine, is interviewed.

    • February 28, 1967: The Dillards, Keith Allison

      The Dillards - "Dooley."
      Keith Allison - "Help Me Girl."

    • February 27, 1967: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Hard Times

      Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
      The Hard Times

    • February 24, 1967: Paul Revere and the Raiders

      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "The Beat Goes On" & "Ahab the Arab."

    • February 23, 1967: The 5th Dimension, Dick and DeeDee

      The 5th Dimension - "Go Where You Wanna Go."
      Dick and Dee Dee -(possibly) "Make Up Before We Break Up."

    • February 22, 1967: Buffalo Springfield, Felice Taylor

      Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)."
      Felice Taylor - "It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring)."

    • February 21, 1967: ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians / Jimmy Castor

      Jimmy Castor - "Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You."
      ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians -(possibly) "I Need Somebody."

    • February 20, 1967: The Standells
      2/20/67
      8.3

      The Standells - "Have You Ever Spent the Night in Jail?"
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Ups and Downs."
      Keith Allison - "Louise."
      Steve Alaimo - "Look At Granny Run Run."
      Tina Mason - "Wedding Bell Blues."
      The Hard Times - "Gimme Some Lovin'."
      Tommy Roe - "Aggravation."

    • February 17, 1967: The Palace Guard, P.J. Proby

      P.J. Proby - "Niki Hoeky."
      The Palace Guard - "Calliope" and "Falling Sugar."

    • February 16, 1967: Jimmy Holiday, The Seeds

      The Seeds - "Mr. Farmer" & "Pushin' Too Hard."
      Jimmy Holiday - "Baby I Love You."
      Keith Allison - "Louise."
      Tina Mason - "Take Me For A Little While."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Sugar Town."

    • February 15, 1967: Tommy Roe
      2/15/67
      10

      Tommy Roe performs "Sweet Pea," "Hooray for Hazel," "It's Now Winter's Day" and "Sheila."

    • February 14, 1967: The Mojo Men, Letta Mbulu

      The Mojo Men - "Sit Down, I Think I Love You."
      Letta Mbulu (as Letta) - "Little Star."

    • February, 13, 1967: Bobby Hebb
      2/13/67
      8.4

      Bobby Hebb - (possibly) "Love Me."
      Series regulars Keith Allison, Tina Mason, Don and the Goodtimes, and Paul Revere and the Raiders also appear.

    • February 10, 1967: Felice Taylor
      2/10/67
      5.9

      Felice Taylor - "It May Be Winter Outside (But in My Heart It's Spring)."

    • February 9, 1967: The Sopwith Camel, Rudy Vallee

      A salute to Vaudeville.
      Rudy Vallee sings "Who Likes Good Pop Music?" and "Winchester Cathedral."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Mame."
      The Action Kids dance to "I Love Onions."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Grizzly Bear."
      A barbershop quartet led by Paul Revere and the Raiders sing "Old Mill Stream" and "Slow Boat to China."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Hello Hello."
      Note: The Sopwith Camel might have also appeared on this episode. The group is listed in TV Guide, but are not mentioned in newspaper listings.

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    • February 8, 1967: The Blues Magoos, Jimmy Castor

      The Blues Magoos - "(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet."
      Jimmy Castor - "Hey, Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You."
      Tommy Roe - "Sing Along With Me."
      Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "It Takes Two."
      Keith Allison - "Colours."

    • February 7, 1967: Neil Diamond, The Standells

      Neil Diamond - "You Got to Me."
      The Standells - "Riot On Sunset Strip."

    • February 6, 1967: The 5th Dimension, Johnny Rivers

      The 5th Dimension - "Go Where You Wanna Go."
      Johnny Rivers - "Baby I Need Your Lovin'."

    • February 3, 1967: Dino, Desi and Billy

      Dino, Desi and Billy - "If You're Thinking Like I'm Thinking"

    • February 2, 1967: Bobby Hebb, The Mojo Men

      Bobby Hebb - "Sunny" and "Love Me."
      The Mojo Men - "Sit Down, I Think I Love You."

    • February 1, 1967: Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, The Surprise Package

      Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - "(Come 'Round Here) I'm the One You Need"
      The Surprise Package - "Going Out of My Mind."

    • January 31, 1967: Wilson Pickett, The Young Rascals

      Wilson Pickett - "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love."
      The Young Rascals - "I've Been Lonely Too Long."

    • January 30, 1967: Noel Harrison, ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians

      Noel Harrison - (possibly) "Out For The Day."
      ? (Question Mark) And The Mysterians - "96 Tears."

    • January 27, 1967: Neil Diamond, Sopwith Camel

      Sopwith Camel perform "Hello Hello."
      Neil Diamond - possibly "You Got To Me."
      Don and the Goodtimes

    • January 26, 1967: The Blues Magoos, Keith, The Seeds

      The Seeds - "Pushin' Too Hard."
      The Blues Magoos - possibly "(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet."
      Keith - possibly "98.6."

    • January 25, 1967: Don and the Goodtimes, Sandy Posey

      Sandy Posey - "Single Girl."
      Don & the Goodtimes

    • January 24, 1967: J. J. Jackson, The Outsiders

      J. J. Jackson - "I Dig Girls."
      The Outsiders - "Help Me Girl."

    • January 23, 1967: The Music Machine, Otis Redding

      Otis Redding - "Mr. Pitiful."
      The Music Machine - "Talk Talk."

    • January 20, 1967: The Electric Prunes, Joe Tex

      The Electric Prunes - "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)."
      Joe Tex - "I've Got To Do A Little Bit Better."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Snoopy vs. the Red Baron."

    • January 19, 1967: Alvin Cash, The Hard Times

      Alvin Cash - "Alvin's Boogaloo."
      The Hard Times - "Full Measure."

    • January 18, 1967: Mrs. Miller, Wilson Pickett

      Wilson Pickett performs "In The Midnight Hour."
      Mrs. Elva Miller sings "Sweet Pea."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "Sweets for My Sweet."
      Steve Alaimo - "The Girl That Stood Beside Me."

    • January 17, 1967: Drake Levin, Roger Williams

      Roger Williams - "Born Free."
      Drake Levin (formerly of Paul Revere and the Raiders) - "On The Road To Mexico."

    • January 16, 1967: Jay and the Americans, Don and the Goodtimes, Gloria Stavers

      Jay & The Americans - "(He's) Raining In My Sunshine."
      Don and the Goodtimes - "You Were Just a Child."
      Gloria Stavers, editor of Sixteen magazine, interviews Don and the Goodtimes.

    • January 13, 1967: Otis Redding / Dino, Desi and Billy

      Otis Redding - "Try A Little Tenderness."
      Dino, Desi and Billy - "If You're Thinkin' What I'm Thinkin'."
      The Action Kids dance to "Hello, Hello."

    • January 12, 1967: The Seeds, Mike Williams

      The Seeds - "Pushin' Too Hard" and "The Farmer."
      Mike Williams - "Something You Didn't Done."
      The Action Kids dance to "Standing in the Shadows of Love."

    • January 11, 1967: The Electric Prunes

      The Electric Prunes - "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)."
      The Action Kids dance to "Rango."

    • January 10, 1967: Neil Diamond, The Guilloteens

      Neil Diamond - "Cherry, Cherry" and "I Got the Feelin' (Oh No, No)."
      The Guilloteens - "Wild Child."
      The Action Kids dance to "I'm A Believer."

    • January 9, 1967: Buffalo Springfield, Billy Stewart

      Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth."
      Billy Stewart - "Secret Love" and "Summertime."
      The Hard Times - "Pushin' Too Hard."
      Steve Alaimo - "Money."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Good Thing."

    • January 6, 1967: R&B/Soul Day
      1/6/67
      9.2

      'Soul Day' with guests:
      James Brown - "I Got You (I Feel Good)."
      Eddie Floyd - "Knock on Wood."
      The Four Tops - "Standing in the Shadows of Love."
      Wilson Pickett - "Land of a Thousand Dances."
      Sam and Dave - "Hold On, I'm Coming."
      Carla Thomas - "B-A-B-Y."

    • January 5, 1967: Chris Montez, The Outsiders

      The Outsiders - "Help Me Girl."
      Chris Montez - "There Will Never Be Another You."
      The Action Kids dance to "Sugar Town."

    • January 4, 1967: The Music Machine, Sandy Posey

      The Music Machine - "Talk Talk."
      Sandy Posey - "Single Girl."
      The Hard Times - "I'm A Believer."
      Tina Mason and Tommy Roe - "There's Got to Be A Word" duet.

    • January 3, 1967: Alvin Cash, Roger Williams

      Alvin Cash - "Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo."
      Roger Williams - "Born Free."

    • January 2, 1967: Lesley Evans, Ian Whitcomb

      The guest is singer Ian Whitcomb.
      Dick Clark interviews dancer Lesley Evans, one of the "Action Kids."
      Series regulars Tina Mason, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Tommy Roe and Steve Alaimo also appear.

    • December 30, 1966: Top Hits of 1966

      The Top Hits of 1966 are performed by Mitch Ryder, The Temptations, The Four Seasons, and The Righteous Brothers.

    • December 29, 1966: Gary and the Hornets

      Gary & The Hornets - "Hi Hi Hazel."
      Tina Mason sings "Sugar Town."
      Other songs (probably performed by series regulars) include "Louise, Louise," "She Comes to Me," "Yakkity Yak," and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah."

    • December 28, 1966: Chris Clark, Keith

      Keith - "Ain’t Gonna Lie."
      Chris Clark - "Don’t Be Too Long."
      Tommy Roe - "Run, Run, Look And See."
      Tina Mason - "Single Girl."
      Keith Allison - "Glitter and Gold."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Undecided Man."
      The Action Dancers dance to Keith’s "98.6"

      Also on this episode?
      The Blues Magoos - "(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet."

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    • December 27, 1966: Mel Carter, The Music Machine

      The Music Machine - "Talk Talk."
      Mel Carter - "The Richest Man Alive."
      The Action Kids dance to "I'm A Believer."

    • December 23, 1966: Christmas Show
      12/23/66
      10

      Tommy Roe sings "It's Now Winter's Day."
      The Where the Action Is regulars perform a medley of Christmas songs.
      The Action Kids dance to "Jingle Bell Rock."

    • December 22, 1966: Chris Montez
      12/22/66
      9.6

      Chris Montez performs "Call Me" & "Time After Time."
      The Action Kids dance to "She Comes to Me."

    • December 21, 1966: The Turtles
      12/21/66
      10

      The Turtles - "Can I Get to Know You Better?" and "You Baby."
      The Hard Times - "Fortune Teller."
      Keith Allison - "I'd be Happy Just to Dance with You."
      Tommy Roe & Tina Mason - "There's Got To Be A Word."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Laugh At Me".

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    • December 20, 1966: Noel Harrison
      12/20/66
      9.1

      Noel Harrison performs "In A Dusty Old Room."
      Tommy Roe sings "I've Got the Feeling."
      The Hard Times perform "The Ugly Ducking."
      The Action Kids dance to "It's Only Love."

    • December 19, 1966: Roger Williams
      12/19/66
      10

      Roger Williams (pianist) - "Born Free" (theme to the movie).

    • December 16, 1966: The Arbors
      12/16/66
      9.1

      The Arbors - "A Symphony for Susan."
      The Hard Times - "It's Only Love."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Kicks."
      Keith Allison - "Little Red Riding Hood."
      The Action Kids dance to "I Need Somebody."

    • December 15, 1966: The Music Machine / Terry Knight and the Pack

      The Music Machine - "Talk Talk."
      Terry Knight & The Pack - "I Who Have Nothing."
      The Hard Times (performing at Dick Clark's home) - "You Talk Too Much."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Poco-Loco."
      Tina Mason - "I'm Movin' On."
      Steve Alaimo - "I Got The Feelin' (Oh No No)."
      The Action Kids and The Raiders dance to "Getaway" (Georgie Fame record).

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    • December 14, 1966: Gary and the Hornets / Roy Head

      Gary and the Hornets - "Hi Hi Hazel."
      Roy Head - "Treat Her Right."
      Hard Times - "Hazy Shade Of Winter."
      Keith Allison - "Great Balls of Fire."
      Paul Revere & the Raiders - "Hungry."

    • December 13, 1966: The In Crowd / Drake Levin

      The In Crowd - "Questions and Answers."
      Drake Levin - "On The Road To Mexico."
      The Hard Times - "Fortune Teller."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Bang Bang.”
      Keith Allison - "Silver Threads and Golden Needles."
      The Action Kids dance to "Leaning on the Lamp Post."

    • December 12, 1966: Peter and Gordon / Clyde and Hilda Fenton

      Peter and Gordon perform "Lady Godiva."
      Clyde and Hilda Fenton perform "Hi Heel Sneakers."
      The Hard Times - "Someday Baby."
      Tina Mason - "Sugar Town."
      Keith Allison - "Ticket to Ride.
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Good Thing."

    • December 9, 1966: The Turtles, Bobby Rydell

      The Turtles - "Can I Get To Know You Better?"
      Bobby Rydell - "Volare" and "She Was The Girl."
      Tina Mason & The Hard Times - "Mame."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Something's Got A Hold On Me."
      The Action Kids dance to "Good Golly Miss Molly."

    • December 8, 1966: Paul Revere and the Raiders

      Paul Revere & The Raiders perform "Do Wah Diddy Diddy," "Good Thing," "Louise," "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go," "Stand By Me" and "Our Candidate."

    • December 7, 1966: Tommy Roe, Tina Mason, The Hard Times

      Tommy Roe - "Sweet Pea."
      Tina Mason - "A Sign Of The Times."
      The Hard Times - "I Feel Fine."
      Keith Allison - "Action Action Action."
      Paul Revere & the Raiders - "Maybelline."

    • December 6, 1966: Freddy Cannon / Dino, Desi and Billy

      Freddy Cannon sings "Run in the Sun" and "Action."
      Dino, Desi & Billy perform "She's So Far Out, She's In."
      Tommy Roe sings "Under My Thumb."

    • December 5, 1966: Jackie DeShannon, Jay and the Americans

      Jackie DeShannon - (possibly) "I Can Make It With You."
      Jay And The Americans - (possibly) "(He's) Raining In My Sunshine."

    • December 2, 1966: December's Children, Peter & Gordon, Tommy Roe

      December's Children - "Something Fresh."
      Peter & Gordon - "Lady Godiva."
      Tommy Roe - "Run, Run, Look And See."
      Tina Mason - "I'm Ready For Love."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "All About Her."

    • December 1, 1966: Lee Mallory, The Hard Times

      Lee Mallory - "That's The Way It's Going To Be."
      The Hard Times - "Not Me."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "In My Community."
      Steve Alaimo - "Pardon Me (It's My First Day Alone)."
      Plus, a film of The Raiders on tour.

    • November 30, 1966: J.J. Jackson, Johnny Tillotson, Mike Williams

      J.J. Jackson - "But It's Alright."
      Johnny Tillotson - "Open Up Your Heart."
      Mike Williams (one of The "Action Kids") sings "Something You Didn't Done."
      The Action Kids dance to "You Keep Me Hanging On."

    • November 29, 1966: Stevie Wonder, The Everly Brothers

      Stevie Wonder - "Blowin' in the Wind."
      The Everly Brothers - "I've Been Wrong Before."
      Tommy Roe - "Go Away Little Girl."
      The Hard Times - "Hazy Shade of Winter."

    • November 28, 1966: Chris Montez, The Sandpipers

      Chris Montez - "The More I See You" and "Time After Time."
      The Sandpipers - "Louie Louie."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders perform their version of "Louie Louie."
      Tina Mason - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."
      The Action Kids dance to "Splish Splash."

    • November 25, 1966: Gloria Jones
      11/25/66
      9.0

      Gloria Jones - "Come Go with Me."
      The Hard Times - "Lady Godiva."

    • November 23, 1966: The Arbors, Bobby Hebb

      Bobby Hebb - "A Satisfied Mind"
      The Arbors - "A Symphony For Susan"
      Tommy Roe - "Down in the Boondocks"
      The Hard Times - "Suzie Q"
      Additional songs performed: "Great Balls of Fire" and "Anyway That You Want Me."

    • November 22, 1966: Dino, Desi and Billy / Al Martino

      Dino, Desi & Billy perform "Josephine."
      Al Martino sings "The Wheel of Hurt."
      The Action Kids dance to "Winchester Cathedral."

    • November 21, 1966: The Everly Brothers, Brian Hyland

      The Everly Brothers
      Brian Hyland - "Run, Run, Look And See."

    • November 18, 1966: James Brown / Don and the Goodtimes

      James Brown performs "Don't Be a Drop-Out."
      Don & The Goodtimes - "You Were Just A Child."
      The Hard Times - "19 Days."

    • November 17, 1966: Barry McGuire / Peter and Gordon

      Peter & Gordon perform "Lady Godiva."
      Barry McGuire sings "There's Nothing on My Mind" and "Cloudy Summer Afternoon."
      The Action Kids dance to "Devil with the Blue Dress On."

    • November 16, 1966: Bobby Hebb, Tommy Roe

      Bobby Hebb sings "Sunny" and "Satisfied Mind."
      Tommy Roe performs "Hooray For Hazel."
      The Action Kids dance to "Drums a Go Go."

    • November 15, 1966: Brian Hyland; Martha and the Vandellas

      Brian Hyland - "Run, Run, Look and See."
      Martha & The Vandellas - "Nowhere to Run."
      The 'Action' regulars perform "Hawaiian War Chant."

    • November 14, 1966: Dino, Desi and Billy

      Dino, Desi & Billy - "I Hope She's There Tonight" (performance taped at a military school football field).
      The Hard Times - "Devil With the Blue Dress On."

    • November 11, 1966: James and Bobby Purify, Tommy Roe

      Tommy Roe - "Pleasing You Pleases Me."
      James & Bobby Purify - "I'm Your Puppet."
      The Action Kids dance to "Hooray For Hazel."
      Series regulars The Hard Times, and Paul Revere & The Raiders also appear.

    • November 10, 1966: A Salute to Paul Revere and the Raiders

      Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "The Great Airplane Strike of 1966" and "Like Long Hair."

    • November 9, 1966: The Music Machine, Joe Tex
      The Music Machine - "Talk Talk"
      Joe Tex - "I've Got to Do a Little Bit Better"
      The Action Kids dance to "You Keep Me Hanging On."
      Series regulars Steve Alaimo, Tina Mason, and Paul Revere and the Raiders also appear.
    • November 8, 1966: Marty Allen & Steve Rossi / Jay and the Americans
      Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy duo) - "Hello Dere"
      Marty Allen & Steve Rossi - "Hornet Hum"
      Jay & The Americans - "Come a Little Bit Closer"
      Jay & The Americans - "Livin' Above Your Head"
      Series regulars Keith Allison, The Hard Times, and Paul Revere and the Raiders also appear.
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    • November 7, 1966: James Brown, The Arbors

      James Brown (at the Cinnamon Cinder teen club) - "Don't Be a Drop-Out."
      The Arbors - "Symphony for Susan" (performing at the San Fernando Valley's military school football field).

    • November 4, 1966: Herman's Hermits, Sam the Sham, others

      Herman's Hermits - (possibly) "Dandy."
      James Brown
      Jackie DeShannon
      Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs

    • November 3, 1966: James and Bobby Purify; Stevie Wonder

      James & Bobby Purify - "I'm Your Puppet."
      Stevie Wonder - (possibly) "Blowin' in the Wind."

    • November 2, 1966: Otis Redding, Tommy Roe

      Otis Redding - "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)."
      Tommy Roe

    • November 1, 1966: Eddie Floyd, Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66, Billy Stewart

      Eddie Floyd - "Knock On Wood"
      Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - "Mas Que Nada"
      Billy Stewart - "Summertime"
      The Hard Times - "I Feel Fine."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - perform a medley of Little Richard songs.

    • Mel Carter / The Sandpipers
      10/31/66
      9.5
      Mel Carter - "Take Good Care of Her"
      The Sandpipers - (possibly) "Louie, Louie"
    • Petula Clark / Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 / The Classics
      Petula Clark sings "Downtown" (and possibly "Who Am I?").
      Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 perform "Mas Que Nada."
      The Classics (at Vacation Village) perform "Pollyanna."
      The Action Kids dance to "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"
    • Martha and the Vandellas / Tommy Roe
      Martha & The Vandellas sing "Heat Wave."
      Tommy Roe (at Vacation Village) sings "Hooray For Hazel."
      The Hard Times perform "See See Rider."
    • October 26, 1966: Jackie DeShannon, Jay & the Americans, Gloria Jones
      Gloria Jones - "Heartbeat."

      Jackie DeShannon - "I Can Make It With You."

      Jay and the Americans - "Come A Little Bit Closer."

      Keith Allison - "Mystery Train."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - medley: "Peanut Butter," "Bread & Butter" and "Mashed Potatoes."
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    • Otis Redding / The Hard Times
      10/25/66
      10
      Otis Redding - (possibly) - "Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa (Sad Song)"
      The Hard Times - (possibly) "Goodbye"
    • Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs / Marvin Smith
      Sam The Sham and The Pharoahs - (possibly) "The Hair on My Chinny Chin Chin."
      Marvin Smith - (possibly) "Time Stopped."
    • Stevie Wonder / Roy Head
      10/21/66
      9.0

      Stevie Wonder - "Uptight (Everything's Alright)."
      Roy Head - "Treat Her Right."
      Keith Allison - "Jenny, Jenny."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Let The Four Winds Blow" and "The Great Airplane Strike."
      On film: An interview with Carl and Annie Wilson.

    • Paul Revere and the Raiders / The Hard Times (October 20, 1966)

      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "The Great Airplane Strike of 1966."
      Hard Times - "Good Day Sunshine."
      Steve Alaimo - "How Sweet It Is."
      Keith Allison - "Muddy Water."
      Joined by the Action Kids, The Hard Times perform "See See Rider."
      Plus, a fashion show by the Action Dancers.

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    • October 19, 1966: Len Barry, Left Banke, Tommy Roe

      The Left Banke - "Walk Away Renee."
      Len Barry - "I Struck It Rich."
      Tommy Roe - "Hooray for Hazel."
      The Hard Times - "Goodbye."
      Steve Alaimo – "Cherry, Cherry."
      The Action Kids dance to "Sukiyaki."

    • The Association / Billy Preston / The Music Machine
      The Association (at Dick Clark's home) perform "Cherish."
      Billy Preston performs "Sunny" and "The Girl's Got 'It'."
      The Action Kids dance to "Last Train to Clarksville."
      The series regulars sing "Jim Dandy."
      Additional guest? The Music Machine--"Talk Talk".
    • The Count Five / Neil Diamond
      10/17/66
      8.0

      The Count Five - "Psychotic Reaction."
      Neil Diamond - "Cherry, Cherry."
      Tommy James & The Shondells - "Say I Am."
      The Hard Times - "I Can Make It."
      Tina Mason - "Sign Of The Times."
      Keith Allison - "Turn Down Day."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."

    • James Brown salute
      James Brown salute
      Episode 30
      10/14/66
      8.0
      James Brown performs "Night Train," "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "It's A Man's Man's Man's World," "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Don't Be A Drop-Out," "Please Please Please," and his instrumental song "James Brown's BooGaLoo."
    • The Left Banke / Bob Lind / The Standells
      The Left Banke - "Walk Away, Renee."
      Bob Lind - "San Francisco Woman."
      The Standells - "Why Pick on Me."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Hallelujah, I Love Her So."
    • October 12, 1966
      October 12, 1966
      Episode 28
      10/12/66
      10

      The Hard Times - "Eleanor Rigby."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "The Great Airplane Strike."
      Keith Allison and Steve Alaimo - "Bird of Paradise."
      The 'Action' regulars join together on "Reach Out, I'll Be There."
      The Action Kids dance to "Can't Satisfy."

    • October 11, 1966: The Surfaris / ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians

      The Surfaris - "Wipe Out" and "Surfer Joe."
      ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - "96 Tears."
      The Hard Times - "Last Train to Clarksville"
      Steve Alaimo - "You Don’t Know Like I Know."
      Tina Mason - "Bus Stop."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Nervous."

    • October 10, 1966: Tommy Roe / Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs

      Tommy Roe - "Hooray for Hazel."
      Sam The Sham and The Pharoahs - "The Hair on my Chinny Chin Chin."

    • October 7, 1966: Ray Stevens, Carla Thomas
      Carla Thomas - "B-A-B-Y"
      Carla Thomas - "Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)"
      Ray Stevens - "Freddie Feelgood (And His Funky Little Five Piece Band)"
      The Hard Times - "I Can Make It with You"
      Steve Alaimo and the Hard Times - "How Sweet It Is (to be Loved by You)"
      Tina Mason - "Blue Moon" (with sound effects by Steve Alaimo and Paul Revere & the Raiders)
      The Action Kids dance to "Got to Get You Into My Life" (Beatles' record)
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    • October 6, 1966: Neil Diamond, The Four Tops, The Hard Times
      Neil Diamond - "Cherry, Cherry"
      Neil Diamond - "Solitary Man"
      The Four Tops - "It's The Same Old Song"
      The Hard Times - "The Fortune Teller"
      The Hard Times - "Walk Away Renee"
      Paul Revere and the Raiders perform two songs.
    • October 5, 1966: The Standells, Billy Stewart
      The Standells - "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White"
      Billy Stewart - "Summertime" (song from 'Porgy and Bess')
    • October 4, 1966: The Count Five, Jackie DeShannon
      The Count Five - "Psychotic Reaction"
      Jackie DeShannon - "I Can Make It With You"
      Jackie DeShannon - "Needles and Pins"
      Keith Allison - "Dream Baby"
      Steve Alaimo and the Hard Times - "Yellow Submarine"
      Keith Allison, Steve Alaimo, Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Land of 1000 Dances"
      The Action Kids dance to "Long Tall Texan."
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    • October 3, 1966: The Lovin' Spoonful / The Association

      The Association - "Along Comes Mary" and "Cherish."
      Tommy McLain - "Sweet Dreams."
      Steve Alaimo - "Ain't Gonna Lie."
      The Hard Times - "If I Needed Someone."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Lucille."
      The Action Kids dance to "Summer in the City."

      Note: TV Guide lists The Lovin' Spoonful ("Summer in the City") as guests, but other sources (newspaper listings) make no mention of them appearing on this episode.

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    • September 30, 1966: Keith Allison
      9/30/66
      9.4

      "Keith Allison Day" with Allison performing all of the songs including "Oh Boy," a Buddy Holly medley, "Land of 1,000 Dances" and "She Belongs to Me."
      Dick Clark interviews Keith Allison.

    • September 29, 1966: Bob Lind / Syndicate of Sound

      Bob Lind - "San Francisco Woman."
      The Syndicate of Sound - "Little Girl" and "Rumors."
      The 'Action' regulars perform a mountain medley.

    • September 28, 1966: Tommy James and the Shondells / Ian Whitcomb

      Tommy James and the Shondells - "Say I Am."
      Ian Whitcomb sings a medley of Ragtime songs.
      Steve Alaimo - "Turn On Your Lovelight."
      Steve Alaimo, Keith Allison and Tina Mason perform "You Are My Sunshine."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."
      The Action Kids dance to"Hanky Panky."

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    • September 27, 1966: Tommy Roe / ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians

      Tommy Roe - "Hooray for Hazel" and "Everybody."
      ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - "96 Tears" and "I Need Somebody."
      Keith Allison - "Turn Down Day."
      Tina Mason - "You Can't Hurry Love."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Hungry."
      The Action Kids dance to "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White."

    • September 26, 1966: Lee Dorsey / The 13th Floor Elevators

      The 13th Floor Elevators - "You're Gonna Miss Me."
      Lee Dorsey - "Working in the Coal Mine" and "Ya Ya."
      Paul Revere & the Raiders - "Over and Over."
      Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "Hit The Road Jack."
      Tina Mason - "Finders, Keepers."
      Keith Allison - "Lonely Weekends."

    • September 23, 1966: The Righteous Brothers / Terry Knight and the Pack

      The Righteous Brothers - "He Will Break Your Heart."
      Terry Knight and the Pack - "You're A Better Man Than I" and "I Who Have Nothing."
      Steve Alaimo - "Hold On, I'm Coming."
      The Action Kids dance to "Good Day, Sunshine."

    • September 22, 1966: Marvin Gaye / The Roemans

      Marvin Gaye sings "Hitchhike." The Roemans (Tommy Roe's former backup band) perform "Love."

    • The Four Seasons / Joe Simon
      9/21/66
      10

      The Four Seasons - "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You."
      Joe Simon sings "My Adorable One."
      Series regulars Steve Alaimo, The Robbs, and Paul Revere & the Raiders also appear on this episode.

    • September 20, 1966: Tommy Boyce, The Four Tops

      The Four Tops - "I Can't Help Myself (Sugarpie Honeybunch)" and "Same Old Song."
      Tommy Boyce - "Sunday, The Day Before Monday."
      Tommy Boyce also performs a medley of songs that he wrote: "Peaches and Cream," "Come A Little Bit Closer" and "Where The Action Is."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Ballad Of A Useless Man."
      Keith Allison - "Satisfaction."

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    • September 19, 1966: James Brown, The Knickerbockers

      James Brown (in Central Park) - "Ain't That A Groove?"
      James Brown (in Central Park) - "I Got You (I Feel Good)."
      The Knickerbockers - "Help!"
      The Knickerbockers - Chuck Berry medley ("Johnny B. Goode," "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Back In The U.S.A.").
      Keith Allison - "Sweet Pea."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "California Sun."
      Tina Mason - "Any Way That You Want Me."

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    • September 16, 1966: The Birdwatchers, Johnny Rivers

      Johnny Rivers - "Secret Agent Man" and "Memphis."
      The Birdwatchers - "I'm Gonna Love You Anyway" and "Girl I've Got News For You."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Louie Louie."
      Tina Mason - "Little Bitty Pretty One."

    • September 15, 1966: Martha and the Vandellas, Bobby Vee

      Martha and the Vandellas - "Wild One" and "Come and Get These Memories."
      Bobby Vee - "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" and "Run to Him."

    • September 14, 1966: Lou Christie, The Knickerbockers

      Lou Christie - "Song of Lita" and "If My Car Could Only Talk."
      The Knickerbockers - "Stick With Me" and "It's Over."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders (performing at the Griffith Park Zoo) - "Parchman Farm."
      Tina Mason - "Sweet Nothin's."

    • September 13, 1966: Chad & Jeremy, Marvin Gaye, The Turtles

      Marvin Gaye (in Detroit) - "Pride and Joy."
      Chad & Jeremy - "Distant Shores."
      The Turtles - "Grim Reaper Of Love."
      Steve Alaimo - "Happy."
      The Robbs - "I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water."
      Paul Revere & The Raiders - "The Great Airplane Strike."
      The Action Kids dance to "Land Of 1000 Dances."
      Also on this episode? A filmed interview with the Beatles.

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    • September 12, 1966: Petula Clark, The Thomas Group

      Petula Clark - "Just Say Goodbye" and "Downtown."
      The Thomas Group - "Then It Begins" and "Autumn."
      The Robbs - "Next Time You See Me."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Let The Good Times Roll."
      The Action Kids dance to Georgie Fame's record "Get Away."

    • September 9, 1966: The Four Seasons, Jackie Paine

      The Four Seasons - "Dawn (Go Away)" and "Let's Hang On."
      Jackie Paine - "Go Go Train" and "I'll Be Home."
      Keith Allison - "Problems."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Boys."
      The Action Kids dance to "Workin' in the Coal Mine."

    • September 8, 1966: Brian Hyland, The Knickerbockers, The Robbs

      Brian Hyland - "Sealed with a Kiss" and "The Joker Went Wild."
      The Knickerbockers - "I Get Around" and "C'mon Everybody."
      The Robbs - "Fun Fun Fun."
      Steve Alaimo - "Midnight Hour."
      Keith Allison - "Koko Joe."

    • September 7, 1966: Series Regulars at Griffith Park

      Action Regulars (all performing at Griffith Park):
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Daydream."
      The Robbs - "Summer in the City."
      Tina Mason - "Sunshine and Lollipops."
      The Action Kids dance to "Sugar and Spice."
      The series regulars sing a "Tutti Frutti" medley.

    • September 6, 1966: Major Lance, The Razor's Edge

      Major Lance - "It's The Beat" and "Dark and Lonely."
      The Razor's Edge - "Let's Call it a Day Girl" and "True Patron of the Arts"
      The Robbs - "Blowin' in the Wind."
      Paul Revere and the Raiders - "My Generation."

    • September 5, 1966: The Righteous Brothers, The Cookies

      The Righteous Brothers - "Something You've Got" and "Go Ahead and Cry."
      The Cookies (vocal duo from Japan).
      Steve Alaimo - "Monkey Time."
      Keith Allison - "Sweet Dreams."
      Tina Mason - medley: "Downtown" and "I Know A Place."
      Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Reelin' & Rockin'" (with the Action Gang at an amusement park).

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