I remember traveling from NYC to Phila. to appear on American Bandstand with
a bunch of my friends.
When we ret'd to NYC we discovered that we had become overnight idols.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Shoshani" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:38 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Local Music Thermometer
> On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 02:10 -0500, Michael Biel wrote:
>> Maybe not "rock music" but the Phila area and South Phila certainly was
>> important in spawning "Rock 'n' Roll" itself. Ever hear of a little act
>> called Bill Haley and the Comets? And a dozen or two acts on Essex,
>> Cameo, Parkway, Swan, and a few other labels in the 50s and early 60s.
> Let's not forget Dick Clark, whose American Bandstand originated in
> Philly. That was a major push in the early Rock 'n' Roll scene.
> Michael Shoshani