Where The Action Is - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • September 2, 1966: Paul Revere and the Raiders

    Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Steppin' Out," "Just Like Me," "Kicks," "Hungry," "Big Boy Pete," "Get It On" and "Ooh Poo Pah Doo."

  • September 1, 1966: The Knickerbockers, Sandy Posey

    The Knickerbockers (at Big Spring Park, Huntsville, AL) - "Wild Thing" and "Tired of Waiting."
    Sandy Posey - "Throw Caution to the Wind" and "Born a Woman."
    Steve Alaimo (in Central Park, NYC) - "Um Um Um Um."
    Paul Revere & the Raiders (at a Minnesota lake) - "Take A Look at Yourself."
    The Action Kids dance to "You Better Run" (Young Rascals' record) and "You Can't Hurry Love" (Supremes' record).
    Plus, a brief cameo by "Green Hornet" stars Van Williams and Bruce Lee.
    On film: Dick Clark interviews Paul Revere.

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  • August 31, 1966: The Temptations, Michiru Maki, The Robbs

    The Temptations - "Get Ready" and "Beauty Is Only Skin Deep."
    Michiru Maki - "Say to Him" and "Your Baby."
    The Robbs - "Pretty Flamingo."
    Keith Allison - "Mr. Tambourine Man."
    The series regulars sing "Big, Bad John"

  • Johnny Rivers / The Shades of Blue
    8/30/66
    10

    Johnny Rivers - "Poor Side of Town" and "(I Washed My Hand In) Muddy Water."
    The Shades of Blue - "Little Orphan Boy" and "Oh, How Happy."
    Tina Mason - "Always Something There to Remind Me."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Little Girl in the 4th Row."

  • August 29, 1966: Bobby Hebb, The Uniques

    Bobby Hebb - "Sunny" and "Bread."
    The Uniques - "All These Things" and "You Ain't Tuff."
    Keith Allison - "Catch the Wind."
    Tina Mason and Steve Alaimo - "Let It Be Me" duet.

  • Koji Moriyama / The Standells/ The Young Rascals

    The Standells (at an indoor slot-car racetrack) - "Dirty Water."
    The Young Rascals - "You Better Run" and "Love Is A Beautiful Thing."
    Koji Moriyama - "Yesterday."
    Tina Mason - "Oh, Lonesome Me."
    The Robbs - "Do You Believe In Magic?"

  • The Birdwatchers / The Knickerbockers
    8/25/66
    8.8
    The Birdwatchers - "I'm Going to Love You Anyway"
    The Birdwatchers - "Girl I've Got News For You."
    The Knickerbockers - "Little Child"
    The Knickerbockers - "From Me to You"
    Keith Allison - "Muddy Water"
    Keith Allison - "Ain't Nothing You Can Do"
  • Jimmy Hughes / The Sandpipers
    8/24/66
    8.7

    Jimmy Hughes - "Neighbor, Neighbor."
    The Sandpipers - "Things We Said Today."
    Steve Alaimo - "Blowin' in the Wind."
    The Action family (series regulars) presents "Big Bad John."

    Also on this episode?
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Get It On."
    The Robbs - "Slow Down."
    Steve Alaimo - "Hitch Hike."
    Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "Once Upon A Time."

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  • Chris Montez / The Royalettes
    8/23/66
    8.4

    Chris Montez - "The More I See You" and "There Will Never Be Another You."
    The Royalettes - "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" and "An Affair to Remember."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "There's Always Tomorrow."
    The Action Kids dance to "This Door Swings Both Ways."
    The band Herman's Hermits is interviewed.

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  • Tommy Roe / The Five Stairsteps
    8/22/66
    10
    --Tommy Roe - "Sweet Pea" and "Hooray for Hazel"
    --The Five Stairsteps - "World of Fantasy" and "You've Waited Too Long"
    --The Robbs - "Slow Down"
    --Steve Alaimo - "Hitchhike"
    --Keith Alison - "Colours"
  • August 19, 1966: The Five Americans, The Syndicate of Sound

    --The Five Americans - "Evol ... Not Love" and "Good Times."
    --The Syndicate of Sound - "Little Girl" and "Almost Grown."
    --The Robbs - "You've Got Your Troubles."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone."
    --Plus, an interview with Jim "Harpo" Valley of the Raiders.

  • The Critters / The Knickerbockers
    8/18/66
    8.9

    The Critters - "Younger Girl" & "Mr. Dieingly Sad." 
    The Knickerbockers - "Just One Girl" & "High on Love." 
    Steve Alaimo - "It's A Man's Man's Man's World." 
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "There She Goes."

  • August 17, 1966: The Four Mates, Billy Joe Royal

    Billy Joe Royal - "Pollyanna" and "Campfire Girls."
    The Four Mates (Japanese group) - "Girl" and "She's Just My S t y l e."
    Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Melody For An Unknown Girl."
    The Action Kids lip-synch to "Little Red Riding Hood" (Sham the Sham record).
    A special film is shown on the girls of California (audio from the Beach Boys' "California Girls").

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  • Brenda Lee / Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels

    Brenda Lee - "Bye Bye Blues" and "I'm Sorry."
    Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels - "Jenny Take A Ride" and "Takin' All I Can Get."
    Steve Alaimo - "Hold On! I'm A Comin'."
    Keith Allison - "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man."
    Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "You Got What It Takes."

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  • D.J. and the Runaways / The Happenings
    8/15/66
    7.1

    Dee Jay and The Runaways (on the USS Forester docked at Norfork, Virginia) - "Peter Rabbit" and "She's A Big Girl Now."
    The Happenings - "He Thinks He's A Hero" and "See You in September."
    Keith Allison - "It's All Over Now."
    Tina Mason - "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Hungry."

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  • August 12, 1966: The Four Seasons, Bobby Vee

    The Four Seasons (in Brooklyn, NY) - "Opus 17 (Don't You Worry 'bout Me)" and "Rag Doll."
    Bobby Vee (at a Minneapolis, Minnesota lake) - "Take Good Care of My Baby" and "Look At Me Girl."
    Steve Alaimo (aboard the USS Forester) - "O'Happy."
    On film: Dick Clark interviews Mark Lindsay.

  • August 11, 1966: James Brown, The Knickerbockers

    --James Brown - "Out of Sight" and "It's a Man's Man's Man's World."
    --The Knickerbockers - "Take Me to the Chapel" and "We Gotta Get Out of This Place."
    --Plus, an interview with Phil "Fang" Volk of the Raiders.

  • August 10, 1966: The Four Tops, Lesley Gore

    Lesley Gore (in a Brooklyn Heights park) sings "Off And Running" and "It's My Party."
    The Four Tops perform "Something About You" and "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever."
    The Action Kids (in Huntsville, Alabama) dance to "Summer In the City."
    Mike "Smitty" Smith, Paul Revere and the Raiders' drummer, is interviewed.

  • August 9, 1966: The Temptations, Nana Kinomi

    The Temptations (in Detroit) - "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" and "My Girl."
    Nana Kinomi (in Japan) - "Loving Alone" and "Namida Girigina" ("Tears are Shining").
    The Robbs (in Northern California) - "Look Through Any Window."
    Jim "Harpo" Valley, the new member of Paul Revere and The Raiders, is interviewed by Dick Clark.

  • August 8, 1966: The Young Rascals, Barry Mann

    The Young Rascals perform "Good Lovin'" and "You Better Run."
    Barry Mann (in Minneapolis) sings "Angelica" and a medley of hits.

  • August 5, 1966: The Drifters, B.J. Thomas

    The Drifters - "Memories Are Made of This"
    B.J. Thomas - "Bring Back the Time"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Barefootin'"

  • August 4, 1966: Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Chris Clark

    A Salute to Detroit
    --Marvin Gaye - "Take This Heart of Mine."
    --Martha and the Vandellas - "Dancing in the Street" and "What Am I Going to Do Without Your Love?"
    --Chris Clark - "Don't Be Too Long."
    --Willie Tyler and Lester and Steve Alaimo also perform.
    --The Action Kids dance to "Ain't Too Proud to Beg."

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  • August 3, 1966: Roy Orbison, Shades of Blue

    --Roy Orbison - "Mean Woman Blues" and "Dream Baby."
    --Shades of Blue - "Lonely Summer" and "Oh, How Happy."
    --Tina Mason - "You'd Better Come Home."
    --The Robbs - "Shapes of Things."
    --Steve Alaimo - "Hey Girl."

     Plus, an excerpt of Martha and the Vandellas performing "Dancin' In the Street" is shown (as a promo for the next show).

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  • August 2, 1966: The Vogues, Bobby Moore

    --The Vogues (at Olvera Street in LA) - "The Land of Milk and Honey" and "Five O'Clock World."
    --Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces (in Huntsville, Ala.) - "We've Got That" and "Searching For My Love."
    --The Robbs (at an indoor slot-car racetrack) - "Younger Girl."
    --Keith Allison (along the North California shoreline) - "She Belongs To Me."
    --Steve Alaimo - "He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)."

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  • August 1, 1966: Petula Clark; Goro Sakurai and the Blue Jeans

    --Petula Clark - "I Know A Place" and "Round Every Corner."
    --Goro Sakurai and the Blue Jeans - "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "Unchain My Heart."
    --Keith Allison - "Time Won't Let Me."
    --Steve Alaimo - "Bright Lights, Big City."
    --Steve Alaimo and Tina Mason - "Hit The Road Jack."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Try Too Hard."

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  • July 29, 1966: The Cyrkle, Kim Weston
    7/29/66
    9.2
    The Cyrkle - "Red Rubber Ball"
    The Cyrkle - "Turn Down Day"
    Kim Weston - "Helpless"
    Kim Weston - "Take Me In Your Arms"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Good Lovin'"
    The Action Kids dance to "Five Minutes More."
  • July 28, 1966: Mie Nakao, The Sharp Hawks
    A Musical Tribute to Japan.
    Mie Nakao sings "Wasure Sasete"
    Mie Nakao - "These Boots are Made for Walkin'" (in Japanese)
    The Sharp Hawks - "Kyun, Kyun, Kyun"
    The Sharp Hawks - "What'd I Say?"
    Keith Allison - "Love's Gonna Live Here"
    Series regular Steve Alaimo also performs.
  • July 27, 1966: Chris Clark, The McCoys, Joe Tex
    Chris Clark - "Love's Gone Bad"
    The McCoys - "Hang On Sloopy"
    Joe Tex - "The Letter Song"
    Joe Tex - "I Believe I'm Gonna Make It"
    Tina Mason - "Call Me"
  • July 26, 1966: The Spinners, Tommy Sands, The Robbs
    The Spinners - "Truly Yours"
    The Spinners - "I'll Always Love You"
    Tommy Sands - "The Statue"
    Tommy Sands - "It's the Only One I've Got"
    The Robbs - "California Girls"
    Tina Mason - "As Tears Go By"
  • July 25, 1966: Brenda Lee, The Spiders
    7/25/66
    9.4
    Brenda Lee - "Sweet Nothings"
    Brenda Lee - "Fool #1"
    The Spiders - "No No Boy"
    The Spiders - "Boom Boom"
    Steve Alaimo - "Up Tight"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "The House Of The Rising Sun"
  • July 22, 1966: The Grass Roots, Ian Whitcomb
    The Grass Roots (at Big Sur) - "Bad Times"
    The Grass Roots - "Where Were You When I Needed You?"
    Ian Whitcomb - "You Turn Me On"
    Ian Whitcomb - "You Won't See Me"
    The Robbs - "Race With The Wind"
    Keith Allison - "Look At Me"
    Steve Alaimo (in Toyko) - "Barefootin'"
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  • July 21, 1966: Captain Beefheart, Vic Dana
    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - "Who Do You Think You're Fooling?"
    Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - "Diddy Wah Diddy"
    Vic Dana - "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
    Vic Dana - "I Love You Drops"
    The Action Kids dance to "I Love Onions."
  • July 20, 1966: Chad & Jeremy, Yuya Uchida and the Blue Jeans, The Robbs
    Chad and Jeremy - "Distant Shores"
    Chad and Jeremy - "Funny How Love Can Be"
    Yuya Uchida and the Blue Jeans (from Japan) - "I'm Down"
    Yuya Uchida and the Blue Jeans (from Japan) - "Twist and Shout"
    The Robbs also appear.
  • July 19, 1966: Percy Sledge, The Knickerbockers
    Percy Sledge - "Love Me Like You Mean It"
    The Knickerbockers - "(You're My) Soul And Inspiration"
    The Knickerbockers - "Stick With Me"
    Tina Mason - "All My Lovin'"
    The series regulars perform "Rock and Roll Music"
    The Action Kids dance to "Cool Jerk."
  • July 18, 1966: Wayne Fontana, The Hondells
    The Hondells - "Younger Girl"
    The Hondells - "Little Honda"
    Wayne Fontana (in London) - "Come On Home"
    Wayne Fontana (in London) - "You Made Me What I Am Today"
  • July 15, 1966: Jimmie Rodgers, The Swingin' Medallions, The Robbs
    Jimmie Rodgers - "It's Over"
    Jimmie Rodgers - "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"
    The Swingin' Medallions - "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)"
    The Robbs - "Louie, Louie"
    Series regulars Steve Alaimo, and Paul Revere and the Raiders also appear.
  • July 14, 1966: Petula Clark, Marianne Faithfull
    Special episode featuring the music of the Beatles.
    Petula Clark - "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
    Marianne Faithfull - "Yesterday"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "I'm Down"
    Dick Clark narrates a Beatles film.
  • July 13, 1966: Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Ketty Lester, The Robbs
    Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - "Trains and Boats and Planes"
    Ketty Lester - "Nice N' Easy"
    The Robbs - "Little Deuce Coupe"
    Series regulars Keith Allison and Tina Mason also appear.
  • July 12, 1966: Gene Pitney, The Standells

    Gene Pitney - "Town Without Pity" and "(I Wanna) Love My Life Away."
    The Standells - "Dirty Water" and "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White."
    Keith Allison and Tina Mason - "Love Is Strange."
    Keith Allison - "Torture"
    The Action Kids dance to "Not Responsible."

  • July 11, 1966: The Bachelors, Roy Orbison
    Roy Orbison - "Candy Man"
    Roy Orbison - "Breaking Up Is Breaking My Heart"
    The Bachelors - "Can I Trust You?"
    Tina Mason - "A Sign of the Times"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Hungry"
  • July 8, 1966: Brian Hyland, The Turtles
    The Turtles - "You Baby"
    The Turtles - "Grim Reaper of Love"
    Brian Hyland - "Sealed with a Kiss"
    Steve Alaimo - "Lucille"
  • July 7, 1966: Kelly Garrett, The Vogues
    The Vogues - "The Land of Milk and Honey"
    Kelly Garrett - "Answer to a Girl's Prayer"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Gloria"
    The Action Kids dance to "Cloudy Summer Afternoon."
    Keith Allison also performs.
  • July 6, 1966: The Everly Brothers, Jerry Naylor
    The Everly Brothers - "Hard Hard Year"
    The Everly Brothers - "Somebody Help Me"
    Jerry Naylor - "My Special Angel"
    Jerry Naylor - "Would You Believe"
    The Action regulars perform "You're So Fine."
    The Robbs also appear.
  • July 5, 1966: Ray Stevens, The Syndicate of Sound
    The Syndicate of Sound - "You"
    The Syndicate of Sound - "Little Girl"
    Ray Stevens - "Ahab the Arab"
    Ray Stevens - "Freddie Feelgood (and his Funky Little Five Piece Band)"
    Tina Mason - "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)"
    Keith Allison - "My Baby Left Me"
    The Robbs also appear.
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  • July 4, 1966: Brenda Lee, The Robbs
    7/4/66
    10
    Brenda Lee (performing at a ranch) - "Dum Dum"
    Brenda Lee (at a ranch) - "I Ain't Gonna Cry No More"
    The Robbs - "Do You Believe in Magic?"
    Steve Alaimo - "Lotta Lovin'"
  • July 1, 1966: Martha and the Vandellas, Del Shannon
    Del Shannon - "Handy Man"
    Del Shannon - "The Big Hurt"
    Martha and the Vandellas - "Nowhere to Run"
    Martha and the Vandellas - "My Baby Loves Me"
  • June 30, 1966: Neil Diamond, The Cryin' Shames
    Neil Diamond - "Solitary Man"
    The Cryin' Shames - "What's New Pussycat?"
    Tina Mason - "My Love"
  • June 29, 1966: Barry McGuire, The Robbs
    Barry McGuire - "Hang On Sloopy"
    Barry McGuire - "Cloudy Summer Afternoon"
    The Robbs - "A Groovy Kind of Love"
  • June 28, 1966: Gary Lewis and The Playboys / Bob Kuban and The In-Men / Bobby Freeman

    --The Who
    --Gary Lewis and the Playboys - "Green Grass" and "Count Me In.”
    --Bobby Freeman - "Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes" and “Ya Ya.”

  • June 27, 1966: The Miracles, Sam Riddle, The Righteous Brothers
    "Where the Action Is" First Anniversary Show
    The Miracles - "Going to A Go-Go"
    The Righteous Brothers - "This Little Girl of Mine"
    Sam Riddle - "Angela Jones"
    Keith Allison
  • June 24, 1966: The Association, Petula Clark

    The Association - "Along Comes Mary"
    The Association - "Your Own Love"
    Petula Clark - "My Love"
    Petula Clark - "31st of June"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Alley Oop"

  • June 23,1966: Love; Gene Pitney
    6/23/66
    10

    Love - "My Little Red Book."
    Gene Pitney - "Backstage."
    Keith Allison - "Oh Boy."
    Steve Alaimo - "Out of Sight."

  • June 22, 1966: Lou Christie, The Small Faces

    Lou Christie - "Rhapsody in the Rain."
    The Small Faces (in London) - "Sha-La-La-La-Lee" and "Whatcha Gonna Do About It?"
    Steve Alaimo - "Husbands and Wives."

  • June 21, 1966: Freddy Cannon, The Robbs

    "Chicago Day" with guests:
    Freddy Cannon - "Greatest Show On Earth."
    The Robbs - "Race with the Wind."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Louie, Go Home."

  • June 20, 1966: Billy Joe Royal, Unit Four Plus Two, The Knickerbockers
    Billy Joe Royal - "Heart's Desire"
    Unit Four Plus Two (taped in London) - "Concrete and Clay"
    The Knickerbockers - "Monday, Monday"
  • Danny Hutton / The Moody Blues
    6/17/66
    8.8
    Danny Hutton - "Funny How Love Can Be" The Moody Blues - "Go Now''
  • Bobby Goldsboro / The Sunrays
    6/16/66
    9.4
    Bobby Goldsboro - "It's Too Late" The Sunrays - "Still''
  • June 15, 1966: Gary Lewis and the Playboys

    A salute to Gary Lewis and The Playboys, who perform "She's Just My Style," "I Can Read Between The Lines," "This Diamond Ring," "Look Through Any Window," "Green Grass," "Save Your Heart For Me" and "Everybody Loves A Clown."
    Plus, Steve Alaimo interviews Gary Lewis.

  • June 14, 1966: Bob Lind / Pinkerton's Assorted Colours

    Bob Lind - "Truly Julie's Blues."
    Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - "Don't Stop Loving Me."

  • June 13, 1966: James Brown / The Deuces Wild

    James Brown - "Ain't That A Groove?"
    Deuces Wild - "Good Lovin'."

  • June 10, 1966: The Fortunes, Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison - "Twinkle Toes."
    The Fortunes - "You've Got Your Troubles."

  • June 9, 1966: Mel Carter, The McCoys
    6/9/66
    9.1

    Mel Carter - "Band of Gold."
    The McCoys - "Come On, Let's Go."
    Keith Allison - "Irresistible You.''

  • June 8, 1966: Jackie DeShannon, The Mob

    Jackie De Shannon - "What the World Needs Now Is Love."
    The Mob -"Wait."

  • June 7, 1966: The Leaves, Keith Green

    The Leaves - "Hey Joe."
    Keith Green - "Home Town Girls" and "You're What's Happening Baby."

  • June 6, 1966: B.J. Thomas / Bob Kuban and The In-Men

    B.J. Thomas - "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry."
    Bob Kuban and The In-Men - (possibly) "The Teaser."
    The Knickerbockers - "Elusive Butterfly"

  • June 3, 1966: Otis Redding, The Action

    Otis Redding (at Dunes) - "Satisfaction."
    The Action (outside the Royal Albert Hall, London) - "I'll Keep Holding On."
    The Action - "Land of a 1000 Dances."

  • June 2, 1966: Andy Malone, Susan Rafey, Karen Verros

    Susan Rafey - "Hurt So Bad."
    Cindy Malone - "It's Up to You."
    Karen Verros - "Little Boy."
    Tina Mason

  • June 1, 1966: Maxine Brown, Freddy Cannon

    Freddy Cannon - "The Dedication Song."
    Maxine Brown - "One in a Million."

  • May 31, 1966: Norma Tanega, The Tokens

    Norma Tanega - "Walkin' My Cat Named Dog."
    The Tokens - "Greatest Moments In A Girl's Life."

  • The Silkie / Edwin Starr
    5/30/66
    9.6
    The Silkie - "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" Edwin Starr - "Headline News"
  • May 27, 1966: Petula Clark
    5/27/66
    10

    Petula Clark - "Downtown," "I Know A Place," "My Love" & "A Sign of the Times"

  • May 26, 1966: The Righteous Brothers; Teddy & the Pandas; We Three

    The Righteous Brothers - "(You're My) Soul And Inspiration."
    Teddy and the Pandas - "Once Upon A Time."
    We Three - "Sugar, Sugar" and "Too Young to Surf."
    Keith Allison - "Johnny B. Goode."
    The Knickerbockers - "She's Not There."
    Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Slippin' and Slidin'."

  • May 25, 1966: Chris Montez, The Viceroys

    Chris Montez - "Call Me."
    The Viceroys

  • Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
    5/24/66
    9.4

    Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels - "Breakout."
    Carolyn Daye

  • May 23, 1966: Sam and Dave / Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich / The Knickerbockers

    Sam & Dave - "You Don't Know Like I Know" (taped in Houston).
    Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich - (possibly) "Hold Tight!"
    The Knickerbockers - "Girl."

  • Bobby Goldsboro / Gerry & the Pacemakers
    Bobby Goldsboro - "It's Too Late" & "Voodoo Woman" Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross The Mersey"
  • Billy Joe Royal / Freddie & the Dreamers
    Billy Joe Royal - "I Knew You When" & "Down in the Boondocks" Freddie and the Dreamers - "Do the Freddie"
  • May 18, 1966: Brian Hyland / The Outsiders

    Brian Hyland
    The Outsiders - "Time Won't Let Me."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Action"

  • The Five Americans / Knickerbockers
    5/17/66
    9.3
    The Five Americans - "I See the Light" The Knickerbockers - "Come On Everybody" Steve Alaimo - "Turn on Your Love Light"
  • May 16, 1966: The Who, Gene Pitney
    5/16/66
    9.2

    The Who (taped in London) - "I Can't Explain" and "Substitute."
    Gene Pitney - "It Hurts to Be in Love" and "Backstage." Keith Allison - "I'm Alive."
    Steve Alaimo - "Hitchhike."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Little Latin Lupe Lu."

  • May 13, 1966: Paul Revere and the Raiders

    --Paul Revere and the Raiders -"Kicks," "Just Like Me," "Alley Oop" & "Little Girl in the Fourth Row"

  • May 12, 1966: The Shadows of Knight, Stevie Wonder

    The Shadows of Knight - "Gloria."
    Stevie Wonder - "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" and "Fingertips (Part 2)."
    The Knickerbockers - "Dawn."

  • May 11, 1966: 'Where the Action Is' in London

    Segments taped in London:
    Marianne Faithfull - "As Tears Go By"
    The Yardbirds - "I Wish You Would" and "You're A Better Man Than I."
    Gary Farr and the T-Bones - "I End Up Crying"

  • May 10, 1966: Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Susan Rafey

    Gary Lewis and the Playboys - "Sure Gonna Miss Her" & "Count Me In"
    Susan Rafey - "Hurt So Bad"
    Steve Alaimo - "Georgia"

  • May 9, 1966: Martha & the Vandellas, Paul and Barry Ryan

    Martha and the Vandellas - "Love Makes Me Do Foolish Things."
    Paul and Barry Ryan (taped in London) - "Have Pity on the Boy"
    Keith Allison - "Everybody."

  • May 6, 1966: Bobby Freeman; Dick and Dee Dee; The Righteous Brothers

    The Righteous Brothers - "Little Latin Lupe Lu."
    Dick and Dee Dee
    Bobby Freeman

  • May 5, 1966: The Zombies, Don Grady
    5/5/66
    8.1

    The Zombies - "Don't Go Away."
    Don Grady (of "My Three Sons") - "Let It Happen."
    The Knickerbockers - "Secret Agent Man."

  • May 4, 1966: The Beau Brummels, Cindy Malone

    The Beau Brummels - "One Too Many Mornings."
    Cindy Malone - "It's Up to You."
    The Knickerbockers - "Shotgun."

  • May 3, 1966: Gloria Jones, The Mindbenders
    Gloria Jones - "Heartbeat"
    The Mindbenders (in London) - "A Groovy Kind of Love"
    Steve Alaimo - "Yesterday"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - unknown song
  • May 2, 1966: Marianne Faithfull, The Temptations
    Marianne Faithful (in London) - "Can't You Hear My Heartbeat?"
    The Temptations - "The Way You Do the Things You Do"
    The Knickerbockers - unknown
  • April 29, 1966: The Mamas and the Papas, Doris Troy
    The Mamas and the Papas - "Monday, Monday"
    Doris Troy (performing at the Tower of London) - "Just One Look"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - unknown song
  • April 28, 1966: The Bantams, Little Dion, Pamela Miller
    Guests (all child performers):
    --The Bantams - "Twist and Shout."
    --Little Dion - "I Got You."
    --Pamela Miller - "Daddy's Gonna Have to Share Me."
  • April 27, 1966: Dave Berry, Just Us
    4/27/66
    9.2
    Dave Berry (performing in London) - "The Crying Game"
    Just Us - "Only If You Love Me"
    The Knickerbockers - "One-Track Mind"
  • April 26, 1966: Otis Redding, Karen Verros, Steve Alaimo
    --Otis Redding - "Respect" & "Satisfaction."
    --Karen Verros - "Little Boys."
    --Steve Alaimo - "Good Lovin'."
    --Also appearing: Keith Allison
  • April 25, 1966: Lou Christie, Spencer Davis Group, The Knickerbockers
    --Lou Christie - "Outside the Gates of Heaven."
    --The Spencer Davis Group (performing in London) - (possibly) "Keep on Running."
    --The Knickerbockers - "I Saw Her Standing There."
  • April 22, 1966: Them, Tina Mason, The Knickerbockers
    Them - "Call My Name" & "Mystic Eyes" (taped at London Bridge).
    Tina Mason - "There Comes a Time."
    The Knickerbockers - "Homeward Bound."
  • April 21, 1966: The Newbeats, Billy Preston

    Billy Preston - "The Night."
    The Newbeats - "Run, Baby, Run."
    Keith Allison - "I Fought the Law."

  • April 20, 1966: Wayne Fontana, The Marketts
    Wayne Fontana - "Come On Home"
    The Marketts - "Batman" theme
    The Marketts - "Outer Limits" (aka "Out of Limits")
    Steve Alaimo - "Time Won't Let Me"
  • April 19, 1966: Eddie Holman, The Nashville Teens
    The Nashville Teens - "Tobacco Road"
    Eddie Holman - "This Can't Be True"
  • April 18, 1966: Maxine Brown, Freddy Cannon
    Freddy Cannon - "The Dedication Song"
    Maxine Brown - "One in a Million"
    Maxine Brown - "If You Got to Make a Fool of Somebody"
  • April 15, 1966: The Yardbirds, Steve Harmon
    The Yardbirds - "Shapes of Things"
    Steve Harmon (singer-actor, from the "Mr. Roberts" TV series)
    Keith Allison - "Lonely Weekends"
    The Knickerbockers - "Help"
  • April 14, 1966: The Measles, Norma Tanega
    The Measles - "Kicks"
    Norma Tanega - "Walkin' My Cat Named Dog"
    Steve Alaimo - "In The Midnight Hour"
    The Knickerbockers - unknown song
  • April 13, 1966: Toni Basil, M.F.Q.
    4/13/66
    9.2
    Toni Basil - "Breakaway"
    M.F.Q. (aka The Modern Folk Quartet) - "Nighttime Girl"
    Steve Alaimo - "Unchained Melody"
  • April 12, 1966: Sir Douglas Quintet, Gloria Tracy
    Sir Douglas Quintet - "The Rains Came"
    Gloria Tracy - "Out in the Street"
    Keith Allison - "Mean Woman Blues"
    The Knickerbockers - unknown song
  • April 11, 1966: James Brown, Mickey Rooney Jr.

    James Brown - "Ain't That a Groove?"
    Mickey Rooney Jr. - "It Certainly Ain't A Nice Thing."

  • April 8, 1966: The Yardbirds, Chet Baker
    The Yardbirds - "For Your Love"
    Chet Baker - "Flowers on the Wall"
  • April 7, 1966: Bobby Freeman, The Mamas and the Papas
    Bobby Freeman - "Money (That's What I Want)"
    The Mamas and the Papas - "California Dreamin'"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "The Last Time"
  • April 6, 1966: Martha and the Vandellas, Danny Hutton

    Martha (Reeves) and the Vandellas - "My Baby Loves Me."
    Danny Hutton (later of Three Dog Night) - "Roses and Rainbows."

  • April 5, 1966: The Kingsmen, Jimmie Rodgers

    Jimmie Rodgers - "The World I Used to Know."
    The Kingsmen - "Louie, Louie."
    Steve Alaimo - "Hey, Girl."

  • April 4, 1966: The Righteous Brothers, Randy Boone
    The Righteous Brothers - "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration"
    Randy Boone (actor, from the TV western "The Virginian") - "It's All Right"
    Linda Scott - "Call Me"
  • April 1, 1966: The Temptations, B.J. Thomas

    The Temptations - "My Girl" and "Get Ready."
    B.J. Thomas - "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" and "Candy Man."
    Steve Alaimo - "Turn On Your Love Light."

  • March 31, 1966: James Brown, Bobby Vee

    James Brown - "Lost Someone" and "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag."
    Bobby Vee - "Gone" and "A Girl I Used to Know."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'."

  • Freddy Cannon / Wilson Pickett / Knickerbockers

    Freddy Cannon - "The Dedication Song" and "Come On, Come On."
    Wilson Pickett - "In the Midnight Hour."
    The Knickerbockers - "Jolly Green Giant." 
    The Action Kids dance to "Spanish Flea."

  • The Ventures / Lou Christie
    3/29/66
    8.3

    The Ventures - "Green Hornet 66" and "Secret Agent Man."
    Lou Christie - "Lightnin' Strikes" and "Since I Fell For You." 
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Kicks."

  • Stevie Wonder / Al Martino
    3/28/66
    10
    Little Stevie Wonder - "Up Tight" Al Martino - "Think I'll Go Somewhere and Cry Myself to Sleep"
  • Shirley Ellis / The Newbeats / Keith Allison
    Shirley Ellis - "The Name Game" The Newbeats - "Bread and Butter" Keith Allison - "Irresistible You"
  • The Byrds / Ketty Lester
    3/24/66
    9.5

    The Byrds - "It Won't Be Wrong" and "Set You Free This Time."
    Ketty Lester sings "Love Letters" and "Secret Love." 
    Additional songs: "Poison Ivy," "Everything I Do Is Wrong" and "Poco Loco" are performed by series regulars.

  • Bob Lind / The Markettes / Knickerbockers

    Bob Lind - "Mister Zero" and "Elusive Butterfly."
    The Marketts - "Batman" and "Out of Limits" (a.k.a. "Outer Limits").
    The Knickerbockers - "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling."
    The Action Kids dance to "At The Scene."

  • March 22, 1966: The Four Seasons, Buck Owens and the Buckaroos

    The 4 Seasons - "Dawn (Go Away)" and "Sherry."
    Buck Owens and the Buckaroos - "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail."

  • Gary Lewis & the Playboys / Roy Clark
    3/21/66
    9.4
    --Gary Lewis and the Playboys - "Everybody Loves a Clown" & "Just My Style" --Roy Clark - "Everybody Watches Me"
  • March 18, 1966: Len Barry, The Everly Brothers, The Knickerbockers

    Len Barry - "1-2-3" & "Like a Baby."
    The Everly Brothers - "C.C. Ryder."
    The Knickerbockers - "Wishful Thinking."
    Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Tortoise and the Hare."
    Linda Scott - "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away."
    Keith Allison - "Last Time."

  • Barbara Mason / The Five Americans
    3/17/66
    9.2
    Barbara Mason - "Yes, I'm Ready" The Five Americans - "I See the Light"
  • Duane Eddy / The Checkmates
    3/16/66
    9.5
    Duane Eddy - "El Rancho Grande" The Checkmates - "Glad for You" Linda Scott - "Here Comes That Feeling"
  • Bobby Fuller Four / Brook Benton
    3/15/66
    10
    The Bobby Fuller Four - "I Fought the Law" Brook Benton - "I Wanna Be with You" Steve Alaimo - "Crying Time"
  • Chad and Jeremy / Jackie and Gayle
    3/14/66
    9.5
    Chad and Jeremy - "A Summer Song" & "Teen-Age Failure" Jackie and Gayle - "Winter Nocturne"
  • March 11, 1966: Chris Montez, The Spokesmen

    Chris Montez - "Let's Dance" and "Call Me." 
    The Spokesmen - "Michelle" and "Colours."
    Linda Scott - "A Hard Day's Night."
    The Action Kids dance to "Tijuana Taxi."

  • March 10, 1966: The Mamas and the Papas, Round Robin

    The Mamas and the Papas - "Monday, Monday" and "California Dreamin'."
    Round Robin - "Little People" and "Gonna Tear The House Down."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Over and Over."

  • March 9, 1966: Jimmie Rodgers, The Sunrays

    The Sunrays - "Andrea."
    Jimmie Rodgers - "The World I Used to Know."

  • March 8, 1966: The Dilliards, Bob Lind

    Bob Lind - "Elusive Butterfly."
    The Dilliards - "Nobody Knows."

  • March 7, 1966: Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels / Buck Owens

    Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels - "Jenny Take a Ride"
    Steve Alaimo - "High Noon"

  • March 4, 1966: James Brown, The Kingston Trio

    James Brown - "Out of Sight"
    The Kingston Trio sing "Parchment Farm" and "Early Morning Rain."
    The Knickerbockers- "Your Kind of Lovin'"
    The Action Kids dance to "My World Is Empty without You."

     

  • March 3, 1966: Sonny & Cher; Buck Owens and the Buckeroos

    Cher - "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)."
    Sonny and Cher - "What Now My Love?"
    Buck Owens and the Buckeroos - "Buckeroo" and "Waiting In Your Welfare Line."
    The Knickerbockers - "I Get Around."
    The Action Kids dance to "Secondhand Rose."

  • March 2, 1966: Wilson Pickett, Vic Dana

    Wilson Pickett - "Don't Fight It" and "634-5789."
    Vic Dana - "Make the World Go Away" and "Yesterday."

  • March 1, 1966: Marvin Gaye, The Lovin' Spoonful, Al Martino

    Marvin Gaye - "Hitch Hike."
    The Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe in Magic?"
    Al Martino - "Spanish Eyes" and "I Love You Because."
    Linda Scott - "Boy from New York City."
    Steve Alaimo - "You're So Fine."
    The Action Kids dance to "Day Tripper."

  • February 28, 1966: The Everly Brothers, Joe Tex

    The Everly Brothers - "Cathy's Clown" and "Lonely Avenue."
    Joe Tex - "A Sweet Woman Like You."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Uptight (Everything's Alright)."

  • February 25, 1966: Jewel Akens, The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons - "Rag Doll" and "Let's Hang On."
    Jewel Akens - "King of the Road" and "A Slice of Pie."
    The Knickerbockers - "Fun, Fun, Fun."
    Linda Scott - "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away."

  • February 24, 1966: The Young Rascals, Bobby Freeman

    Bobby Freeman - "Shimmy Shimmy" and "I'll Never Fall In Love Again."
    The Young Rascals - "I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore" and "Slowdown." The Action Kids dance to "Attack."

  • The Beau Brummels / Tommy Boyce
    2/23/66
    10
    The Beau Brummels - "Just a Little" Tommy Boyce - "Pretty Thing" Steve Alaimo - "Lotta Lovin'" Linda Scott - "If I Love Again"
  • February 22, 1966: Tina Turner, Gary Lewis and the Playboys

    Tina Turner - "Dust My Broom" and "Can't Chance a Breakup."
    Gary Lewis and The Playboys - "She's Just My S t y l e" and "Save Your Heart for Me."
    Steve Alaimo - "Shake."
    Keith Allison - "Everybody" (or "Everyday").
    Paul Revere and The Raiders - "She's a Woman."
    The Action Kids dance to "Tijuana Taxi."

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  • The Byrds / Freddy Cannon
    2/21/66
    9.1

    The Byrds - "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "Set You Free This Time." 
    Freddy Cannon (performing at Big Bear mountain resort) - "Dedication Song" and "High Heel Sneakers." 
    Steve Alaimo - "Cast Your Fate to the Wind."

  • The Kingsmen / Neil Sedaka
    2/18/66
    9.4

    The Kingsmen - "Money (That's What I Want)" and "(You Got) The Gamma Goochee."
    Neil Sedaka - "The Answer to My Prayer" and "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen." 
    Steve Alaimo - "She Cried." 
    The Knickerbockers - "You'll Never Walk Alone."

  • Vic Dana / The T-Bones
    2/17/66
    8.6

    Vic Dana sings "I Will" and "Crystal Chandelier."
    The T-Bones - "No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)" and "Pizza Parlor."

  • The Castaways / Brook Benton
    2/16/66
    8.3

    The Castaways - "Goodbye Babe" and "Liar, Liar."
    Brook Benton - "Boll Weevil" and "Mother Nature, Father Time."
    Steve Alaimo - "And I Love Her."
    Keith Allison - "We Can Work It Out."
    Paul Revere and The Raiders - "I've Had It.''
    The Action Kids dance to "She's Just My S t y l e."

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  • Marvin Gaye / The Knickerbockers
    2/15/66
    10
    Marvin Gaye - "Ain't that Peculiar" The Knickerbockers - "Lies"
  • February 14, 1966: Mel Carter, Jimmie Rodgers

    Mel Carter - "Love is All We Need."
    Jimmie Rodgers (performing at a California Ranch) - "Walk Right In" and "Honeycomb."
    The Action Kids dance to "Stupid Cupid."

  • February 11, 1966: The Turtles / Chad and Jeremy

    The Turtles - "It Ain't Me Babe."
    Chad and Jeremy - "Teenage Failure" and "Sticks and Stones."
    The "Action Family" (series regulars) perform a medley of surf songs.

  • February 10, 1966: Len Barry, Ray Peterson

    Len Barry - "I.O.U." and "Like A Baby."
    Ray Peterson - "Love Hurts" and "Everybody." Steve Alaimo - "I Need Your Lovin'."
    The Action Kids dance to "Fever."

  • February 9, 1966: The Astronauts, Bobby Rydell

    Bobby Rydell - "The Word for Today"
    The Astronauts - "Memphis Tennessee."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Slippin' and Slidin'."
    The Action Kids dance to "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right."

  • February 8, 1966: James Brown, Dick Kallman

    James Brown - "Bewildered" & "I Got You."
    Dick Kallman (actor, star of NBC-TV's "Hank") - "I Believe in You" and "You're the One."
    Keith Allison - "High Heel Sneakers."
    Steve Alaimo - "You Are My Sunshine."
    Paul Revere and The Raiders - "Let The Four Winds Blow."

  • February 7, 1966: Shirley Ellis and Lincoln Chase, The Knickerbockers

    Shirley Ellis (at a Big Bear Mountain Resort) - "The Clapping Song."
    Shirley Ellis and Lincoln Chase - "Ever See A Diver Kiss His Wife?"
    The Knickerbockers (at the Valley Ice Center) - "Just One Girl" and "Please Don't Fight It."

  • February 4, 1966: Joe Tex, The Knickerbockers

    Joe Tex - "Hold On to What You've Got" and "Stop, Look, Listen."
    The Knickerbockers - "I Can Do It Better" and "Your Kind of Lovin'."
    The Action Kids dance to "Everybody Do the Sloppy."

  • February 3, 1966: The Lovin' Spoonful, Donna Loren

    The Lovin' Spoonful - "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice" and "Do You Believe in Magic?"
    Donna Loren - "Call Me" and "If You Love Me."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Day Tripper."
    The Action Kids dance to "Viva Las Vegas."

  • February 2, 1966: Peter and Gordon, Billy Joe Royal

    Peter and Gordon - "I Go to Pieces."
    Billy Joe Royal - "I Knew You When."
    Linda Scott - "Irresistible You."
    The Action Kids dance to "Let's Hang On."

  • February 1, 1966: Jody Miller, The Knickerbockers
    The Knickerbockers - "Lies"
    The Knickerbockers - "Can't You See I'm Trying?"
    Jody Miller - "Silver Threads and Golden Needles"
    Jody Miller - "Magic Town"
    The Action Kids dance to "Gamma Goochie."
  • January 31, 1966: Tommy Boyce, The Kingston Trio
    The Kingston Trio (in Las Vegas) - "Runaway Song"
    The Kingston Trio (in Las Vegas) - "Last Thing on my Mind"
    Tommy Boyce - "Action"
    Tommy Boyce - "P's And Q's"
    Steve Alaimo sings "Your Cheatin' Heart."
  • January 28, 1966: Diane Renay, The T-Bones

    Diane Renay - "Soldier Boy" and "Navy Blue."
    The T. Bones - "No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)" and "Lies."

  • January 27, 1966: The Four Seasons, The Rockin' Ramrods

    The Four Seasons - "Let's Hang On" & "Big Girls Don't Cry."
    The Rockin' Ramrods - "Don't Fool With Fu Manchu" and "Tears Melt The Stones."
    Keith Allison - "Carol."

  • January 26, 1966: The Statler Brothers, Jackie Lee

    The Statler Brothers - "Billy Christian" and "Flowers on the Wall."
    Jackie Lee - "The Duck" and "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide."

    Note: The above guests & songs are also listed for the January 5, 1966 episode.

  • January 25, 1966: Otis Redding / Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

    Otis Redding - "Just One More Day" and "Mr. Pitiful."
    Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - "Jenny Take a Ride" and "Come See About Me."
    The Action Kids dance to "Hang On Sloopy."

  • January 24, 1966: Dick and Dee Dee / Ben E. King

    Ben E. King (at a Hollywood discotheque) - "Spanish Harlem" and "I Who Have Nothing."
    Dick and Dee Dee (in Las Vegas) - "The Mountain's High" and "Use What You've Got."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Searchin'."

  • January 21, 1966: The Apollas, The Castaways

    The Castaways - "Liar, Liar."
    The Apollas - "You're Absolutely Right."

  • Marvin Gaye / The Five Americans
    1/20/66
    9.5
    Marvin Gaye - "Pride and Joy" The Five Americans - "I See the Light" Keith Allison - "Lies"
  • The Dixie Cups / Dion
    1/19/66
    9.3
    The Dixie Cups - "Iko Iko" Dion - "Ruby Baby" Linda Scott - "Close Your Eyes" Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Rock Around the Clock"
  • The Everly Brothers / The Deep Six
    1/18/66
    8.4
    The Everly Brothers - "Love Is Strange" The Deep Six - "The Rising Sun" Keith Allison - "Runaway"
  • The Vogues / Evie Sands
    1/17/66
    10
    The Vogues - "Five 0'Clock World" Evie Sands - "Take Me for a Little While"
  • January 14, 1966: Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, Billy Joe Royal

    Billy Joe Royal - "Down In the Boondocks" and "I Gotta Be Somebody."
    Patti La Belle and the Bluebelles - "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "All or Nothing."

  • January 13, 1966: Joey Paige, Barry Young
    Barry Young - "Why"
    Barry Young - "One Has My Name (the Other Has My Heart)"
    Joey Paige - "That Don't Mean (That I Don't Love You Now)"
    Joey Paige - "Goes To Show (How Wrong You Can Be)"
    The Action Kids dance to "Hang On, Sloopy"
  • January 12, 1966: The Astronauts, James Darren
    The Astronauts - "Down the Line"
    James Darren (at a skiway) - "Goodbye, Cruel World"
    James Darren (at a skiway) - "Because You're Mine"
    The Action Kids dance to the "Batman" theme.
  • January 11, 1966: The Beau Brummels, Bobby Freeman

    Bobby Freeman - "The Swim."
    The Beau Brummels - "Good Time Music" and "Don't Talk to Strangers."

  • January 10, 1966: Tommy Boyce, The Kingsmen
    The Kingsmen (in Portland, Oregon) - "Louie, Louie"
    The Kingsmen (in Portland, Oregon) - "Gamma-Goochie"
    Tommy Boyce (at a skiway) - "Let's Go Where the Action Is"
  • January 7, 1966: The Dillards, Bobby Rydell
    Bobby Rydell - "Roses In the Snow"
    Bobby Rydell - "The Word for Today"
    The Dillards - "The Last Thing On My Mind"
    The Dillards - "Nobody Knows"
    Steve Alaimo - "Everyday I Have to Cry Some"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Jenny, Take A Ride"
  • January 6, 1966: The Kingston Trio, Johnny Thunder
    The Kingston Trio (in Las Vegas) - "Parchment Farm"
    The Kingston Trio (in Las Vegas) - "Go Tell Roger"
    Johnny Thunder - "Everybody Do the Sloopy"
    Johnny Thunder - "Loop De Loop"
    Steve Alaimo - "I Got You"
    Keith Allison - "The Last Time"
  • January 5, 1966: The Statler Brothers, Jackie Lee

    --The Statler Brothers (performing at a ski-way) - "Flowers on the Wall" and "Billy Christian."
    --Jackie Lee (at Hopetown) - "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide" and "The Duck."
    --Linda Scott sings "All My Loving."
    --Steve Alaimo (at Pacific Ocean Park) - "Sweets For My Sweet."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Get Off My Foot."
    --The Action Kids dance to "See Saw."

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  • January 4, 1966: Ben E. King, The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons - "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right."
    Ben E. King - "Goodnight, My Love" and "Stand By Me."
    Keith Allison - "The Girl Can't Help It."

  • January 3, 1966: Freddy Cannon, The Vibrations

    Freddy Cannon - "Palisades Park" and "Let Me Show You Where It's At."
    The Vibrations - "My Girl Sloopy" and "Misty."
    Steve Alaimo - "My Girl."
    Keith Allison (segment taped in Las Vegas) - "Dance, Dance, Dance."

  • December 30, 1965: Lou Christie, The Lovin' Spoonful

    --The Lovin' Spoonful (at a drive-in restaurant) - "Do You Believe in Magic?" and "You Didn't Have to Be So Nice."
    --Lou Christie (at The Whisky a Go-Go) - "Two Faces Have I" and "Lightnin' Strikes."
    --Steve Alaimo (at Pacific Ocean Park) - "Blowin' in the Wind."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Oo Poo Pah Doo."
    --The Action Kids (at Hopetown) dance to "Don't Fight It."

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  • The Vogues / Jody Miller / Steve Alaimo
    --The Vogues (in Las Vegas) - "You're the One" --Jody Miller - "Queen of the House" --Steve Alaimo - "It's Not Unusual" --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Just Like Me"
  • December 28, 1965: Marvin Gaye, The Knickerbockers

    --Marvin Gaye (at a Southern California amusement park) - "Ain't That Peculiar?" and "Wonderful One."
    --The Knickerbockers (at The Whisky A Go-Go) - "The Coming Generation" and "Lies."
    --Steve Alaimo (in Las Vegas) - "The 'In' Crowd"
    --Linda Scott (at Hopetown) - "Things."
    --The Action Kids dance to "Flowers On The Wall."

  • Otis Redding / Dick & DeeDee / Linda Scott
    --Otis Redding - "Respect" --Dick and DeeDee - "Thou Shalt Not Steal" (performance from Las Vegas) --Linda Scott - "Peaches 'n' Cream" --Keith Allison - "Satisfaction" --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "My Wife Can't Cook"
  • December 24, 1965: Bobby Vee (Christmas Eve Show)
    Bobby Vee (at Phoenix University) - "Jingle Bell Rock"
    Bobby Vee (at Phoenix University) - "The Story Of My Life"
    The series regulars sing "Silent Night" and a Christmas medley.
    The Action Kids dance to "I Came Here to Swim."
  • December 23, 1965: The Miracles, Dusty Springfield
    The Miracles - "You've Really Got a Hold On Me"
    The Miracles - "My Girl Has Gone"
    Dusty Springfield - possibly "Some Of Your Lovin'"
    Linda Scott (in Phoenix) - "That Old Feeling"
    The Action Kids dance to "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree."
  • December 22, 1965: Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs, Ian Whitcomb
    Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (in Phoenix) - "Wolly Bully"
    Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (in Phoenix) - "Ring Dang Doo"
    Ian Whitcomb - "N-E-R-V-O-U-S!"
    Ian Whitcomb - "High Blood Pressure"
  • December 21, 1965: Little Richard, Barry Young
    Little Richard - "Lucille"
    Little Richard - "I Don't Know What You've Got (But It's Got Me)"
    Barry Young (in Phoenix) - "One Has My Name (the Other Has My Heart)"
    Barry Young (in Phoenix) - "Chapel" (probably "In The Chapel In The Moonlight")
    Keith Allison - "Walking the Dog"
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  • December 20, 1965: James Brown
    12/20/65
    10

    James Brown (at Marineland) - "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and "I Got You (I Feel Good)."
    Steve Alaimo (in Phoenix) - "Tenderness Is Woman."

  • Little Anthony & the Imperials / Johnny Tillotson

    Johnny Tillotson sings "Our World."
    Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Tears On My Pillow" and "Take Me Back."
    Steve Alaimo (at Phoenix University) - "Real Live Girl."
    The Action Kids dance to "Over and Over."

  • Barbara Lewis / Tommy Roe
    12/16/65
    10
    Barbara Lewis sings "Baby, I'm Yours" and "Make Me Your Baby." Tommy Roe performs "Shelia" and "Everytime a Bluebird Cries" (segment taped in Phoenix).
  • Freddy & the Dreamers / Dee Dee Sharp / Bobby Rydell
    Dee Dee Sharp sings "I Really Love You" and "Standing in the Need of Love." Guests Freddie & the Dreamers and Bobby Rydell also appear.
  • Mel Carter / Gloria Jones
    12/14/65
    8.0
    Gloria Jones (at Phoenix University) sings "Heartbeat."
    Mel Carter sings "When I Hold the Hand of the One I Love" and "Hold Me, Thrill Me."
    Steve Alaimo and Keith Allison sing "Let It Be Me."
  • December 13, 1965: The Miracles, Bobby Vee

    The Miracles (at Bear Mountain resort) sing "My Girl Has Gone" and "Mickey's Monkey."
    Bobby Vee (at Phoenix University) performs "High Coin" and "Run to Him."

  • December 10, 1965: The Animals, Dusty Springfield

    The Animals perform "It's My Life."
    Dusty Springfield sings "Some of Your Loving."
    The Action Kids (at Phoenix University) dance to "Over and Over."

  • December 9, 1965: Ian Whitcomb, Barry Young

    Ian Whitcomb performs "You Turn Me On" and "Lover's Prayer."
    Barry Young (performing in Phoenix) - "You'll Never Know" and "One Has My Name."

  • December 8, 1965: James Brown, Tommy Sands

    James Brown sings "Till Then" and "Maybe the Last Time."
    Tommy Sands sings "The Statue" and "Little Rosita."
    Steve Alaimo - "Don't Let Go."

  • December 7, 1965: Len Barry, Davy Jones

    --Len Barry - "1-2-3" and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?"
    --David Jones (pre-Monkees Davy Jones, performing at Phoenix University) - "The Girl from Chelsea" and "Theme for a New Love."

  • December 6, 1965: Dee Dee Sharp, Johnny Tillotson
    Dee Dee Sharp - "Mashed Potatoes"
    Johnny Tillotson - "Talk Back Tremblin' Lips"
    Johnny Tillotson - "Our World"
    Steve Alaimo (at Phoenix University) - "Cupid"
  • December 3, 1965: Herman's Hermits, Eddie Rambeau
    Herman's Hermits - "I'm Henry VIII, I Am"
    Herman's Hermits - "Silhouettes"
    Eddie Rambeau - "The Train"
    The Action Kids dance to "The Whoopee."
  • December 2, 1965: Gale Garnett, Tommy Roe

    Tommy Roe - "Everybody" and "Everytime A Bluebird Cries."
    Gale Garnett - "We'll Sing in the Sunshine" and "Why Am I Standing at the Window?"

  • December 1, 1965: Bocky and The Visions, The Miracles
    The Miracles (at Big Bear Park) - "Shop Around"
    The Miracles (at Big Bear Park) - "My Girl Is Gone"
    Bocky and The Visions - "I Go Crazy"
    Steve Alaimo - "Hit the Road, Jack"
    The Action Kids (in Phoenix) dance to "Two Is A Couple."
  • Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs / Tommy Boyce
    Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs (appearing in Phoenix) perform "Ju Ju Hand."
    Tommy Boyce (singer)
  • November 29, 1965: Bobby Rydell
    11/29/65
    10

    Bobby Rydell sings "Wild One" and "Wildwood Days."

  • November 26, 1965: The Beau Brummels, Gloria Jones
    The Beau Brummels - "Laugh, Laugh"
    The Beau Brummels - "Don't Talk to Strangers"
    Gloria Jones (in Phoenix) - "Heartbeat"
    Keith Allison - "Breathless"
  • Len Barry / Bobby Vee
    11/25/65
    10

    Len Barry ­sings "1-2-3."
    Bobby Vee (in Phoenix) - "Take Good Care of My Baby" and "The Story Of My Life."

  • November 24, 1965: James Brown, The Spokesmen
    James Brown - "I Got You (I Feel Good)"
    James Brown - "I Wanna Be Around"
    The Spokesmen - "Dawn of Correction"
    The Spokesmen - "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
    The Spokesmen - "It Ain't Me Babe"
    Series regular Steve Alaimo appears in a segment taped in Phoenix.
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  • Dusty Springfield / Little Richard
    11/23/65
    10

    Dusty Springfield (at Riverslde Raceway) - "Wishin' and Hopin'." 
    Little Richard (at Ports O'Call) sings "Jenny, Jenny" and "Long Tall Sally."
    The Action Kids dance to "Dancing In the Street."

  • Johnny Tillotson / Freddy Cannon
    11/22/65
    10
    Freddy Cannon sings "Let Me Show You Where It's At."

    Johnny Tillotson sings "Our World" and "Heartaches By the Number."

    The Action regulars sing a medley of Beatles' songs.
  • November 19, 1965: Tommy Boyce, Glen Campbell, Freddie & the Dreamers

    Glen Campbell (at Torrance Beach) - "Universal Soldier."
    Tommy Boyce (at Riverside Grand Prix) - "Better Mind Your P's and Q's."
    Freddie and the Dreamers (at Marineland) - "Do the Freddie" and "A Windmill in Old Amsterdam."

  • Little Anthony & the Imperials / Jo Ann Campbell
    Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Hurt So Bad" Jo Ann Campbell - "Irresistible You"
  • Eddy Rambeau / We Five
    11/17/65
    10
    --Eddy Rambeau - "Concrete and Clay" (performance taped in San Francisco) --We Five - "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (performing in a teen night spot in Los Angeles)
  • Barbara Lewis / Peter & Gordon
    11/16/65
    10
    Barbara Lewis - "Baby, I'm Yours"
    Peter and Gordon - "I Go to Pieces" & "Don't Pity Me"
  • The Strangeloves / Mel Carter
    11/15/65
    10
    The Strangeloves (from Marineland of the Pacific) - "Cara-Lin" Mel Carter - "My Heart Sings"
  • November 12, 1965: The Mojo Men, Bobby Rydell

    Bobby Rydell - "When I See That Girl of Mine."
    The Mojo Men - "Off the Hook" and "Dance with Me."
    The Action Kids dance to "Bye, Bye Birdie."

  • November 11, 1965: Mary Wells, Len Barry

    Mary Wells - "You Beat Me to the Punch" and "My Guy."
    Len Barry - "I.O.U." and "1-2-3."

  • November 10, 1965: James Brown, Jo Ann Campbell

    James Brown
    Jo Ann Campbell

  • November 9, 1965: Jackie DeShannon, The Gentrys, Little Richard

    Little Richard - "Lucille."
    Jackie DeShannon - "A Lifetime of Loneliness."
    The Gentrys - "Keep On Dancing."

     

  • November 8, 1965
    November 8, 1965
    Episode 41
    11/8/65
    8.7

    Mel Carter - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"
    Lenny Welch sings "Two Different Worlds" and "I Was There."
    Bocky and The Visions - "I Go Crazy" and "Good-Good Lovin'."

  • November 5, 1965: The Animals, The Shangri-Las

    The Animals (at Huntington Beach) perform "It's My Life" and "I'm Gonna Change the World."
    The Shangri-Las (at the Downey Archery Range) sing "Give Him A Great Big Kiss."

  • November 4, 1965: The Toys, Neil Sedaka

    The Toys - "This Night" and "A Lover's Concerto."
    Neil Sedaka - "Calendar Girl" and "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen."

  • November 3, 1965: Freddy Cannon, Johnny Tillotson

    Freddy Cannon - "Abigail Beecher" and "Let Me Show You Where It's At."
    Johnny Tillotson - "Talk Back Trembling Lips" and "Our World."

  • November 2, 1965: The Everly Brothers, Roy Head

    The Everly Brothers perform "Cathy's Clown" and "Let It Be Me."
    Roy Head sings "Treat Her Right" and "Apple of My Eye."

  • November 1, 1965: Dionne Warwick, The Sunrays

    Dionne Warwick (in San Francisco) sings "Walk on By" and "Looking with My Eyes."
    The Sunrays perform "I Live For The Sun" and "Bye, Baby, Bye."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders (at the Hollywood Wax Museum) perform "Boys."

  • October 29, 1965: Bobby Vee
    10/29/65
    10

    Bobby Vee performs "Devil or Angel."
    Linda Scott sings "Can't Buy Me Love."
    Steve Alaimo sings "Cupid."
    The Action Kids dance to "Witch Doctor."
    The entire show was taped at the Hollywood Wax Museum.

  • The Olympics / Evie Sands
    10/28/65
    10
    The Olympics perform "Big Boy Pete" and "No More Will I Cry."
    Evie Sands sing "Run Home to Mama" and "Take Me for a Little While."
    Series regulars Steve Alaimo, Keith Allison, and Paul Revere & the Raiders also appear.
  • October 27, 1965: The Leaves, Bobby Rydell

    The Leaves - "Hey Joe" and "Too Many People."
    Bobby Rydell - "Swingin' School."
    The series regulars perform a medley of Little Richard songs.

  • The Beau Brummels / Vic Dana
    10/26/65
    8.8
    The Beau Brummels perform "Just a Little" and "You Tell Me Why."
    Vic Dana sings "More" and "Shangri-La."
  • The Animals / Jackie & Gayle
    10/25/65
    8.6
    The Animals perform "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" and Bring It On Home To Me."
    Jackie and Gayle (aboard the USS Yorktown) sing "That's How It Goes" and "Mama's Good Girl."
  • Peter & Gordon / The Vejetables
    10/22/65
    8.5

    Peter & Gordon sing "Don't Pity Me" and "True Love Ways."
    The Vejtables perform "I Still Love You" and "Anything."
    The Action Kids dance to a medley of Elvis Presley songs.

  • Freddy Cannon / Barbara Mason
    10/21/65
    6.0
    Barbara Mason (at the Hollywood Wax Museum) sings "Yes, I'm Ready" and "If You Don't Know."
    Freddy Cannon (at the Los Angeles County Fair) sings "Palisades Park" and "Action."
    Series regulars The Action Kids, Steve Alaimo, and Linda Scott also appear.
  • Billy Joe Royal / The Royalettes
    10/20/65
    6.1
    Billy Joe Royal performs "Down in the Boondocks."
    The Royalettes sing "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" and "Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind."
    The Action Kids dance to "Steppin' Out."
    Series regulars Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steve Alaimo, and Linda Scott also appear. (Songs include "I Remember You.")
  • Dick and DeeDee / Edwin Starr
    10/19/65
    8.1
    Dick and DeeDee (at the Los Angeles State Fair) sing "Thou Shalt Not Steal" and "Vini Vini."
    Edwin Starr (at the Hollywood Wax Museum) performs "Agent Double-0 Soul."
    The Action Kids dance to "Get off of My Cloud."
  • Del Shannon / Little Anthony and the Imperials
    Del Shannon performs "Hats Off to Larry."
    Little Anthony and the Imperials sing "Goin' Out of my Head."
    Series regulars Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steve Alaimo, and Linda Scott also appear. (Songs include "Catch the Wind," "Pretty Woman," and "I Feel Fine.")
  • October 15, 1965: We Five, Vic Dana
    10/15/65
    8.8

    We Five - "You Were on my Mind" and "Love Me Not Tomorrow."
    Vic Dana - "Moonlight and Roses (Bring Memories of You)."
    Keith Allison - "All I Really Want to Do."
    Linda Scott - "Little Bitty Pretty One."

  • The McCoys / Jo Ann Campbell and Troy Seals
    The McCoys perform "Hang On, Sloopy" and "I Can't Explain It."
    Jo Ann Campbell and Troy Seals (aka Jo Ann and Troy) sing "Who Do You Love?"
    Steve Alaimo sings "And I Love Her."
    The Action Kids dance to "Act Naturally."
    Additional song performed: "You Talk Too Much."
  • Charlie Rich / The Regents
    10/13/65
    8.0
    Charlie Rich performs "Mohair Sam" & "Lonely Weekends."
    The Regents perform "Her Own Way of Lovin'" and "Back to My Baby."
    Series regulars Steve Alaimo, Keith Allison, and Linda Scott also appear on this episode.
  • October 12, 1965: The Everly Brothers, Mike Clifford

    The Everly Brothers - "Til I Kissed You" and "Love Is Strange."
    Mike Clifford sings "Close to Cathy."
    Series regulars Steve Alaimo, Linda Scott and Paul Revere and the Raiders also appear. (Their songs include "All Around the World" and "Satisfaction").

  • October 11, 1965: Mary Wells, Roy Head
    10/11/65
    7.7

    Mary Wells (at Corona del Mar High School) sings "Me Without You" and "Two Lovers."
    Roy Head (at Topanga Canyon near Los Angeles) - "Treat Her Right" and "So Long, My Love."

  • October 8, 1965: Brenda Holloway, The Castaways, Bonnie and the Treasures

    The Castaways perform "Liar, Liar" and "Sam."
    Brenda Holloway sings "When I'm Gone" and "Operator."
    Bonnie and the Treasures perform "Home of the Brave."
    Additional songs (performed by the series regulars) include "Don't Think Twice," "Take Some Insurance," and "Who'll Be the Next in Line?"

  • October 7, 1965: Ike & Tina Turner
    10/7/65
    8.5

    Ike & Tina Turner perform "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" and "Goodbye, So Long."

  • October 6, 1965: Bobby Rydell, Jo Ann Campbell
    Bobby Rydell - "Kissin' Time"
    Jo Ann Campbell (in Long Beach, California) - "Shoop Shoop"
    The songs "Hang On, Sloopy," "High School" and "Let the Good Times Roll" were also performed on this show (probably by series regulars Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steve Alaimo, and Keith Allison).
  • October 5, 1965: Peter and Gordon, Derek Martin
    Peter and Gordon - "I Go to Pieces"
    Peter and Gordon - "To Know You Is to Love You"
    Derek Martin - "You Know"
    Derek Martin - "You Better Go"
    The Action Kids dance to "High Heel Sneakers."
    Series regulars Paul Revere and the Raiders, and Steve Alaimo also appear on this episode.
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  • October 4, 1965: Neil Sedaka, We Five
    10/4/65
    9.1

    We Five - "Love Me Not Tomorrow."
    Neil Sedaka - "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do."

  • October 1, 1965: The Ikettes, Billy Joe Royal

    The Ikettes - "Peaches 'n' Cream."
    Billy Joe Royal - "Down in the Boondocks."

  • Cannibal & the Headhunters / Lenny Welch
    Cannibal and the Headhunters - "Land of a Thousand Dances"
    Lenny Welch - "Since I Fell for You"
  • September 29, 1965: Vic Dana, The McCoys

    --The McCoys (at the Virginia Country Theatre) - "I Can't Explain It" and "Hang On, Sloopy."
    --Vic Dana (at the teen club 'It's Boss') - "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" and "Moonlight and Roses."
    --Steve Alaimo (aboard the USS Yorktown) - "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag."
    --Keith Allison (in Malibu) - "Colours."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders (at Corona De Mar High School) - "I'll Be Doggone."
    --The Action Kids dance to "Action."

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  • September 28, 1965: Del Shannon, The Olympics, Jo Ann Campbell

    Del Shannon - "Handy Man" and "Little Town Flirt."
    The Olympics - "Good Lovin'" and "(Baby) Hully Gully"
    Jo Ann Campbell - "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"
    Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Slow Down"
    Steve Alaimo - "Real Live Girl."

  • September 27, 1965: Tina Turner, The Everly Brothers

    Tina Turner sings "Two Is A Couple."
    The Everly Brothers - "Lucille" and "When Will I Be Loved."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Steppin' Out."
    The Action Kids dance to "A Lover's Concerto."
    singer? - "Talking About You."
    Beginning with this episode, singer Keith Allison became a series regular.

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  • September 24, 1965: Dobie Gray, Jackie DeShannon

    Dobie Gray sings "The 'In' Crowd" and "In Hollywood."
    Jackie DeShannon - "Needles and Pins" and "What the World Needs Now is Love."
    The Action Kids dance to "Action."

  • September 23, 1965: Donovan, Dickey Lee, Sweetie Moffat

    Donovan - "Colours" and "Keep on Trucking."
    Dickie Lee sings "Go Go Girl."
    Sweetie Moffat joins the Action Kids on "Little Brown Gal."

  • September 22, 1965: Round Robin, We Five

    We Five - "You Were on my Mind" and "Small World."
    Round Robin - "I'm the Wolf Man" and "The Roundest Of Them All."

  • The Lovin' Spoonful / James Brown
    9/21/65
    8.1
    James Brown - "Night Train"
    The Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe in Magic?"
  • Bobby Freeman / The Astors
    9/20/65
    6.9
    Bobby Freeman - "Do You Want to Dance?"
    The Astors - "Candy"
  • Bobby Freeman / Ray Peterson
    9/17/65
    6.8
    Bobby Freeman - "C'mon and Swim"
    Ray Peterson - "Corina, Corina"
  • Donovan / Ketty Lester
    9/16/65
    8.1
    Donovan - "Colours"
    Ketty Lester - "Love Letters"
  • James Brown / Joey Paige
    9/15/65
    5.8
    James Brown - "I Got You (I Feel Good)"
    Joey Paige - "Goodnight, My Love"
  • The Impressions / Dickie Lee
    9/14/65
    6.3
    The Impressions perform "Amen" and "People Get Ready" (at Los Angeles' MacArthur Park). Dickie Lee sings "The Girl From Peyton Place" (at a Hollywood Hills party). Linda Scott and Smitty sing "I Know" (at Hollywood's Haunted House).
  • September 13, 1965: Danny Hutton
    9/13/65
    6.6

    Danny Hutton sings "Roses & Rainbows."
    Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Do You Love Me?"
    The Action Kids dance to "Ju Ju Hand."