Radio disc jockey Bruce Morrow (Cousin Brucie) is host for this musical concert featuring The Platters, The Del Vikings, Lloyd Price, The Drifters, Jay And The Americans, The Mellow Kings, and The Chiffons.
Dick Clark surveys the golden-oldies craze of the 1950's and 1960's with many film clips and live performers singing their hits and reminiscing about the dawn of Rock 'N' Roll.
NOTE: The audio of this historic air check is most enjoyable to listen and very discernable but was recorded not with the best sound equipment, creating less than pristine audio. Interestingly the commercials sound better than the broadcast indicating possibly that transmission of the show was off as well. It is included because of its content. Still, the audio is quite pleasant and enjoyable and contains many iconic stars and anecdotes reflected by them.
October 21st, 1974- 1980.
Ninety-minute talk show in most markets hosted by Dinah Shore. The show was seen during the daytime in most cities. In 1979 the show was retitled "Dinah and Friends" and had a co-host.
This PBS musical special remembers and salutes the music of the early and mid 1950s which includes archival footage clips of this glorious era of song. Also includes clips of "New Faces Of 1952," a Broadway Revue starring Paul Lynde, Eartha Kitt, and Alice Ghostley, and a special sing-along with Mitch Miller.
Hosted by Peter Marshall, Nick Clooney, Patti Page, and Wink Martindale. Announcer is Mike Frazer.
Directed by T.J. Lubinsky.