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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 05, 1957
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
USA TV Network
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American Bandstand

Started in the studios of Philadelphia's WFIL-TV Dick Clark hosted one of the nations longest running and most popular dance shows. Aired weekly ,audiences watched local teens dance,Rate-A-Record and listen to all genres of music. The show was moved to Los Angeles in 1964 and featured regular dancers and the opportunity for many musical artist to have their first national television exposure.

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American Bandstand Season 1 (1957-1958)

1x01 1 1x01 AB-1: Billy Williams / The Chordettes
In the very 1st Installment of AMERICAN BANDSTAND. Dick Clark Hosted the show and introduced Billy Williams to sing ""I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter"" & The Chordettes ...
Aug. 05, 1957
1x02 1 1x02 AB-2: Dale Hawkins / Don Rondo
Dale Hawkins sings ""Suzie Q"" Don Rondo sings ""White Silver Sands"" Please see ""Recap"" for THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/6/1957.
Aug. 06, 1957
1x03 1 1x03 AB-3: Paul Anka / The Tassels
Paul Anka sings ""Diana"" The Tassels perform ""The ABCs of Love"". Please check ""Recap"" for THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/7/1957.
Aug. 07, 1957
1x04 1 1x04 AB-4: Larry Williams / Perry Como
Larry Williams sings ""Short Fat Fannie"" & ""High School Dance"" & Perry Como performs ""Round and Round"" & ""The Girl with the Golden Braids."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS ...
Aug. 08, 1957
1x05 1 1x05 AB-5: Lee Andrews and the Hearts
Lee Andrews and The Hearts perform ""Long Lonely Nights"" & ""Tear Drop"". Please see ""Recap"" for THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/9/1957.
Aug. 09, 1957
1x06 1 1x06 AB-6: Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps / Four Coins
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps--""Be-Bop-A-Lula"" & ""Lotta Lovin'"" The Four Coins-""I Love You Madly"" & ""My One Sin"" Please see ""Recap"" for the AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS ...
Aug. 12, 1957
1x07 1 1x07 AB-7: Jodie Sands / Sal Mineo
Jodi Sands--""With All Your Heart"" Sal Mineo--""Who Needs You (Anyway)"" & ""Long Lasting Love"". Please see ""Recap"" for the AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN of 8/13/1957.
Aug. 13, 1957
1x08 1 1x08 AB-8: The Everly Brothers / Debbie Reynolds
The Everly Brothers--""Bye Bye Love"" Debbie Reynolds conducts a telephone conversation with Mr. Dick Clark. Please see ""Recap"" for THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/14/19 ...
Aug. 14, 1957
1x09 1 1x09 AB-9: The Cellos
The Cellos--""Rang Tang Ding Dong (I am/I'm the Japanese Sandman)."" Please see ""Recap"" for THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/15/1957.
Aug. 15, 1957
1x10 1 1x10 AB-10: Ted Newman
Ted Newman--""(You're Nothing but a) Plaything"". Please see ""Recap"" for the AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN of 8/16/1957.
Aug. 16, 1957
1x11 1 1x11 AB-11: Jerry Lee Lewis / Jimmy Bowen and the Rhythm Orchids
Jerry Lee Lewis--""Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"" & Jimmy Bowen & The Rhythm Orchids--""I'm Stickin' with You"", ""(Your) Ever Lovin' Fingers"" & ""Warm up to Me Baby."" Please see ...
Aug. 19, 1957
1x12 1 1x12 AB-12: Jill Corey / The Lovers
Jill Corey--""You Love me to Pieces"" & The Lovers performs ""Don't Touch Me!"" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/20/1957: 1. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 2. Pat ...
Aug. 20, 1957
1x13 1 1x13 AB-13: Randy Starr
Randy Starr--""A Dance, A Kiss, A Promise."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/21/1957: 1. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 2. Pat Boone-Love Letters in the Sand 3. ...
Aug. 21, 1957
1x14 1 1x14 AB-14: Sarah Vaughn and Billy Eckstine
Sarah Vaughn & Billy Eckstine--""Passing Strangers."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/22/1957: 1. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 2. Pat Boone-Love Letters in the ...
Aug. 22, 1957
1x15 1 1x15 AB-15: LaVern Baker / The McGuire Sisters
LaVern Baker--""Humpty Dumpty Heart"" & The McGuire Sisters--""Around the World in Eighty(80) Days."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/23/1957: 1. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) ...
Aug. 23, 1957
1x16 1 1x16 AB-16: Buddy Holly and the Crickets / Doc Bagby
Buddy Holly & The Crickets aka ""The Crickets""--""That'll Be the Day (That I Died)"" & ""I'm Looking for Someone to Love"" and Doc Bagby performs ""Dumplin's."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND ...
Aug. 26, 1957
1x17 1 1x17 AB-17: Johnny Nash
Johnny Nash--""A Very Special Love."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/27/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 3. Paul Anka-Diana 4. The ...
Aug. 27, 1957
1x18 1 1x18 AB-18: Eileen Barton / Matys Brothers
Eileen Barton--""Dumayerry"" The Matys Brothers--""Muskrat Rumble"" & ""Crazy Street"". THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/28/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Elvis Presley-(Let ...
Aug. 28, 1957
1x19 1 1x19 AB-19: Malcolm Dodds and The Tunetoppers
Malcolm Dodds & The Tunetoppers--""It Took A Long Time."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/29/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 3. ...
Aug. 29, 1957
1x20 1 1x20 AB-20: The Frank Virtuoso Quintet
The Frank Virtuoso Qunitet aka ""THE VIRTUES""--""Rockin' & Rollin'."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 8/30/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy ...
Aug. 30, 1957
1x21 1 1x21 AB-21: Andy Williams / The Bobbettes
Andy Williams--""(I'll Taste your) Lips of Wine"" The Bobbettes--""Mr. Lee."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 9/2/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Paul Anka-Diana 3. Elvis Presley-(Let ...
Sep. 02, 1957
1x22 1 1x22 AB-22: Mello-Kings
The Mello-Kings performs ""Tonite, Tonite."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN HITS of 9/3/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Paul Anka-Diana 3. Elvis Presley-(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear ...
Sep. 03, 1957
1x23 1 1x23 AB-23: Billy Ward and His Dominoes
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Sep. 04, 1957
1x24 1 1x24 AB-24: Tony Bennett / The Five Satins
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Sep. 05, 1957
1x25 1 1x25 AB-25: Fats Domino
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Sep. 06, 1957
1x26 1 1x26 AB-26: The Diamonds
The Diamonds - ""Zip Zip""
Sep. 09, 1957
1x27 1 1x27 AB-27: Jimmie Rodgers
Jimmie Rodgers - ""Honeycomb""
Sep. 10, 1957
1x28 1 1x28 AB-28: Webb Pierce
Webb Pierce
Sep. 11, 1957
1x29 1 1x29 AB-29: Nick Noble / The Tune Weavers
Nick Noble - ""Moonlight Swim"" The Tune Weavers - ""Happy, Happy Birthday Baby""
Sep. 12, 1957
1x30 1 1x30 AB-30: The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers - ""Bye Bye Love"" and ""Wake Up Little Susie""
Sep. 13, 1957
1x31 1 1x31 AB-31: Patti Page / The Del Vikings
Patti Page--""Old Cape Cod"" & ""I'll Remember Today"" The Dell-Vikings--""Whispering Bells."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN of 9/16/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Paul Anka-Diana ...
Sep. 16, 1957
1x32 1 1x32 AB-32: Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers--""Goody Goody."" THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN of 9/17/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Paul Anka-Diana 3. Jerry Lee Lewis-Whole Lot of Shakin' Going ...
Sep. 17, 1957
1x33 1 1x33 AB-33: Frankie Avalon
Frankie Avalon--""Dede Dinah"". THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND TOP TEN of 9/18/1957: 1. Debbie Reynolds-Tammy 2. Paul Anka-Diana 3. Jerry Lee Lewis-Whole Lot of Shakin' Going on 4. The Crickets-That'll ...
Sep. 18, 1957
1x34 1 1x34 AB-34: Patsy Cline / Tennessee Ernie Ford
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Sep. 19, 1957
1x35 1 1x35 AB-35: Don Rondo
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Sep. 20, 1957
1x36 1 1x36 AB-36: The Coasters
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Sep. 23, 1957
1x37 1 1x37 AB-37: Dinah Shore / Joe Bennett and The Sparkletones
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Sep. 24, 1957
1x38 1 1x38 AB-38: Eileen Rodgers
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Sep. 25, 1957
1x39 1 1x39 AB-39: The Rays
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Sep. 26, 1957
1x40 1 1x40 AB-40: Chuck Willis
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Sep. 27, 1957
1x41 1 1x41 AB-41: Sonny James
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Sep. 30, 1957
1x42 1 1x42 AB-42: The Ames Brothers
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Oct. 01, 1957
1x43 1 1x43 AB-43: Vic Damone / Raymond Burr
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Oct. 02, 1957
1x44 1 1x44 AB-44: Marvin Rainwater
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Oct. 03, 1957
1x45 1 1x45 AB-45: Jackie Wilson
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Oct. 04, 1957
1x46 1 1x46 AB-46: The Platters / Tony Randall (Day) / Jerry Lee Lewis / Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers (Night)
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Oct. 07, 1957
1x47 1 1x47 AB-47: The Diamonds
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Oct. 08, 1957
1x48 1 1x48 AB-48: Johnny Mathis
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Oct. 09, 1957
1x49 1 1x49 AB-49: Thurston Harris
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Oct. 10, 1957
1x50 1 1x50 AB-50: The Del Vikings
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Oct. 11, 1957
1x51 1 1x51 AB-51: The Four Coins (Day) / The Platters / Jack Bailey (Night)
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Oct. 14, 1957
1x52 1 1x52 AB-52: Carol Jarvis
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Oct. 15, 1957
1x53 1 1x53 AB-53: The Bobbettes
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Oct. 16, 1957
1x54 1 1x54 AB-54: Vic Damone / Little Joe and The Thrillers
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Oct. 17, 1957
1x55 1 1x55 AB-55: Russ Hamilton
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Oct. 18, 1957
1x56 1 1x56 AB-56: The Five Satins (Day) / Johnny Mathis / Hal March (Night)
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Oct. 21, 1957
1x57 1 1x57 AB-57: Bobby Day and the Satellites / Ricky Nelson
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Oct. 22, 1957
1x58 1 1x58 AB-58: Georgia Gibbs
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Oct. 23, 1957
1x59 1 1x59 AB-59: Janice Harper
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Oct. 24, 1957
1x60 1 1x60 AB-60: Kay Starr / Little Richard
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Oct. 25, 1957
1x61 1 1x61 AB-61: Della Reese (Day) / Buddy Knox / The Tune Weavers (Night)
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Oct. 28, 1957
1x62 1 1x62 AB-62: Bonnie Guitar
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Oct. 29, 1957
1x63 1 1x63 AB-63: Teresa Brewer
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Oct. 30, 1957
1x64 1 1x64 AB-64: American Bandstand's Halloween Show
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Oct. 31, 1957
1x65 1 1x65 AB-65: The Four Esquires
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Nov. 01, 1957
1x66 1 1x66 AB-66: Jerry Lee Lewis (Day) / Johnny Mathis (Night)
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Nov. 04, 1957
1x67 1 1x67 AB-67: Joe Bennett and The Sparkletones
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Nov. 05, 1957
1x68 1 1x68 AB-68: Jerry Reed
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Nov. 06, 1957
1x69 1 1x69 AB-69: The Ames Brothers
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Nov. 07, 1957
1x70 1 1x70 AB-70: Chuck Berry
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Nov. 08, 1957
1x71 1 1x71 AB-71: Thurston Harris (Day) / The Diamonds (Night)
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Nov. 11, 1957
1x72 1 1x72 AB-72: Joni James
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Nov. 12, 1957
1x73 1 1x73 AB-73: Janice Harper
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Nov. 13, 1957
1x74 1 1x74 AB-74: Perry Como
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Nov. 14, 1957
1x75 1 1x75 AB-75: Chuck Berry
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Nov. 15, 1957
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