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American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002)

TV Movie | 120 min | Music

While the program had its first national broadcast in 1957, it actually started as a local music show playing out of Philadelphia in 1952, technically making 2002 its fiftieth anniversary. This TV special, hosted by Dick Clark, takes a ...See moreWhile the program had its first national broadcast in 1957, it actually started as a local music show playing out of Philadelphia in 1952, technically making 2002 its fiftieth anniversary. This TV special, hosted by Dick Clark, takes a look back at some of the great performers (and a few who disappeared as quickly as they came) who got their starts on the show. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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*NSYNC
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Michael Bolton
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James Brown
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Kim Carnes
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Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds
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Buddy Holly
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Whitney Houston
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KC & The Sunshine Band
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Chaka Khan
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KISS
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Gladys Knight
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Madonna
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Michael McKean
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Alanis Morissette
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Prince
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Linda Ronstadt
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