Fans of American Bandstand have long lamented the dearth of vintage footage from the premiere music program of the 1950s and 1960s. As this clip shows, Clark at one time posssessed a truck load of Bandstand films:
As many insiders knew, the best way to get to Dick Clark was to go through his wife. This clip reveals a bit about their special relationship:
Glen Campbell was one of thousands of musicians to cross paths with Dick Clark. Now that Campbell is in the end stage of his battle with Alzheimer's disease, I want to share this clip of Campbell and Clark sharing a few TV moments with Roger Miller in 1971. Clark seems unusually relaxed in this clip:
Author Larry Lehmer is putting the finishing touches on a book about the Philadelphia years of American Bandstand. The book is called Bandstandland. It has lots of details about the show you've never read before. If you have any stories about American Bandstand or Dick Clark that you'd like to share in the book, contact Larry.