Dick Clark: Nov. 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012

Dick Clark plays the bongos with singer Frankie Avalon in this publicity still from 1960. Clark was visiting Avalon in his home for a segment that was to be broadcast on ‘American Bandstand.’ Electronic image from the Metro Monthly media archive.

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  1. I fondly remember two of my favorite 80s acts on two occasions: Prince and Madonna. They were both just starting out. Prince performed Little Red Corvette and Madonna performed Borderline.


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