Skip to comments.Dick Clark, Entertainment Icon Nicknamed 'America's Oldest Teenager,' Dies at 82
Posted on 04/18/2012 12:57:41 PM PDT by GQuagmire
Dick Clark, the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with "American Bandstand," and whose trademark "Rockin' Eve" became a fixture of New Year's celebrations, died today at the age of 82.
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Barry Manilow with the theme—got a good beat and you can dance to it.
Thanks for the memories Dick.
182. They forgot the 1. He as 82 when I was a kid.
RIP Mr. Clark... New Years Eve will never be the same... Godspeed.
RIP Mr. Clark...Who’s gonna break the sad news to Flo and Kay?
The NY’s EVE show has been awfull without Dick Clark....I will never watch again as long as the Horrible Kathy Griffin is on the show. RIP
I hear that the music in heaven has a good beat...you can dance to it.
RIP Dick Clark...Say hello to Don Cornelius once you get settled in!
Johnny the Shoeshine boy on Police Squad! would give tips to Frank Drebin, etc. Then a celeb would come by and he would give them advice, too. Joyce Brothers, Tommy Lasorda..
..and Dick Clark
That's what they said when Guy Lombardo died. ;-)
Anyone remember the PAYOLA scandal Dick Clark was involved in back in the late 1950s?
Some wag wanted to coin a new word...”CLARKOLA”. It didn’t go over.