American Bandstand ~ American Bandstand 80's
Various - Stars of American Bandstand
A rambunctious, outrageous, humorous tale of transformation from Irish Catholic good girl to '60's wild child, and then to trainee in the demoralized mess that was the U.S. Army right after Vietnam. Bad Trip is a nostalgic tale about bell bottoms, Catholic school, American Bandstand, Star Trek, Bonanza, Route 66; school dances; the Beatles, Beach Boys, Guess Who, Creedence, college panty raids, keggers, weed, hitchhiking; the drama of Yippies, SDS, and Black Panthers protesting and police busting heads at the 1968 Democratic National Convention; and dodging the draft, protesting the draft, or joining the military.
Snuggled in between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers lies William Penn's "Holy Experiment." The birthing ground for religious freedom became the birthing ground of a new nation and so much more. This "Philadelphia Story" tells it all from the first paper mill to the Mummer's Parade to American Bandstand.
I don't make culture, I sell it Dick Clark once remarked. Indeed, the man who reigned as host of...
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Good 0067574564 Ships quickly. Mild to moderate wear. Writing on inside front cover and flyleaf. All other pages tight and clean. Orphans Treasure Box sells books to raise money for orphans and vulnerable kids.
Like New 1999. Paperback. Fine.
Very Good 0793580986. No marks or creases. Very clean copy. Blasts from the past from great shows like Hogan's Heroes, Perrry Mason, American Bandstand and many more.
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Fine in Fine jacket First edition, first printing, hardcover. xvi, 336 pages. B & W photos, acknowledgments, notes, bibliograhy, index. Fine unread with head/tail of spine lightly bumped, in a fine, mylar-covered dust jacket. "The firstbook to tell the full story of what happened in front of-and behind-the cameras on Dick Clark's AMERICAN BANDSTAND, providing both a history of this landmark show and of the changing styles of rock 'n' roll over four decades.
American Bandstand, one of the most popular television shows ever, broadcast from Philadelphia in the late fifties, a time when that city had become a battleground for civil rights. Counter to host Dick Clark s claims that he integratedAmerican Bandstand, this book reveals how the first national television program directed at teens discriminated against black youth during its early years and how black teens and civil rights advocates protested this discrimination.