American Bandstand


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American Bandstand

durable and popular TV show; teenagers are featured performers. [TV: Terrace, I, 52]
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(Which Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd was said to have been on American Bandstand.) A bottle of white-out and a hip flask made serviceable props.
She details the steps, rhythms, and other choreographic characteristics of each dance from the era, such as the jitterbug, the bop, and the twist, and also what they represented in terms of youth culture, changing racial relationships, and the influence of television on society, including American Bandstand. She then traces rock 'n' roll dancing in the 50s nostalgia movement from the end of the 60s through the end of the twentieth century.
On his very first TV appearance on American Bandstand, which is shown here, he's stuck dumb by stage-fright to such an extent that he can't even answer the simplest question about how many instruments he plays.
22 (1960) Friars Point native Conway Twitty appeared on TV's "American Bandstand" singing "Whole Lotta' Shakin' Going On," and "Cest Si Bon."
"I grew up watching American Bandstand and learning all the current dances ...
Not only does the foundation staff plan the best Summit parties (American Bandstand rocked, and my feet still hurt!), it works with the NLN to empower nursing education through scholarships, grants, research, and faculty development programs.
The singer, who married three times, appeared on the Tonight Show and American Bandstand and had toured with high-profile singer Johnny Cash, Hank Snow, Carl Perkins, Faron Young and Jim Reeves, among others.
Murray) popularized the term and dance when they made the record entitled "Boogaloo." This record and dance hit the consumer market, with the help of American Bandstand, and spread like a huge wave across America to enter the slang vocabulary of the young black population.
Chilkovsky made films on dance and music ethnology, notated a wide variety of dances including dances on the TV show American Bandstand, ran a private school for K-12 with a dance emphasis, and created a national curriculum for dance in secondary school education.
You can look back at something like "At the Hop" by Danny and the Juniors or the music that was on American Bandstand in the 1950s-'60s.
J.J.'s ordeal--though only one of the dozen plots and subplots each show zips through in 27-second scenes wedged in between "American Bandstand," '60s songs and Ford Motors commercials--is the hook upon which all the struggles of the Pryor family hang.
American Bandstand" and the pitfalls of diabetes; I admire him for stepping forward with his health history.

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