Thursday, April 19, 2012

Farewell to an American Icon

Who's old enough to remember American Bandstand? At the risk of admitting that, yes, I'm from the Stone Age, I loved Bandstand when I was a teenager. What we saw and heard on Bandstand was how we decided on which 45s we'd blow our allowance. For the younguns among us, 45s were ... records; see Wickipedia for the definition. Yeah, it was a different time.

RIP, Dick Clark.





1929-2012


6 comments:

/t. said...

my first
record was a 45

  guess who - shakin' all over

i remember american bandstand & dick clark -- RIP

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/t.

Serena said...

I knew you'd know what a 45 was, /t. You picked an excellent choice for your first purchase, too.;)

puerileuwaite said...

Every night he appeared in my dreams. In a Sing-Song voice (natch) he would command me to burn things. Yesterday for the first time, those dreams stopped.

And then that very same night, the Justin Bieber dreams started.

Serena said...

Lord, Pugsley, I worry about you. Dr. Serena's going to think about a treatment plan that gets Bieber and anything sing-song out of your dreams. You'll feel much better once your head's been Serena-shrunk.;)

quid said...

Amen, Serena. He'll be missed. Somehow, Ryan Secret just doesn't do it for me!

quid

Serena said...

I agree, Quid. Ryan's okay at what he does, but he's hardly the caliber of Dick Clark.