"Bandstand" is the name of a long-running American radio program that was focused on popular music. The program originally aired on the ABC Radio Network from 1952 to 1989, and was one of the most popular music radio programs in the United States during that time.
The format of "Bandstand" consisted of live performances by popular musicians, as well as interviews with musicians and other celebrities. The show was known for its lively and upbeat atmosphere, and for its ability to introduce new music and musicians to a wide audience.
Over the years, "Bandstand" featured a wide range of popular music styles, including rock and roll, pop, jazz, and country. Some of the most famous musicians of the 20th century appeared on the program, including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and Barbra Streisand.
In addition to its radio broadcasts, "Bandstand" was also syndicated for television, and was one of the first music programs to be broadcast on television. The television version of the show ran from 1952 to 1989, and helped to popularize many new music styles and artists.
Despite the popularity of "Bandstand," the program was eventually cancelled in the late 1980s as tastes in music changed and listeners increasingly turned to other sources for their music needs. Nevertheless, "Bandstand" remains an important part of American musical history, and is remembered as one of the greatest music radio programs of all time.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 6 old time radio episodes:
|fodens motor works band
|band of the scots guards
|dare workmens band
|brighouse and rastrick band
|black dyke mills band
|fairey works and the j l riley festival choir
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