Meeting Bobby Rydell

Edited for content and reading purposes. Shirley Baney Meets Bobby Rydell By Shirley Baney The Biggest Show of Stars came to Pittsburgh I was 12 years old in 1960. I begged, prayed, and pleaded to be able to go see my biggest teen crush! My Step-Dad said he would try...

American Bandstand Essay by Albert Koch

  By: Albert Koch of Dyer, Indiana Excerpted from: BANDSTAND DIARIES: The Philadelphia Years 1956-1963                                 AMERICAN BANDSTAND  American Bandstand made its ABC Television network debut on August 5, 1957.  This five-day-a-week sock hop came...