We published the songs domestically and abroad, managed the acts, pressed the records, distributed the records, promoted the records. This site is not endorsed by or associated with dick clark productions, inc. We sent some 15, fan letters each week. And Dick Clark appears to have sanctioned the practice, or at least allowed it to continue. News accounts about the difficulty of blacks getting on the show were reported, but mostly without effect. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Like Bandstandthe Caravan shows had black and white performers, but ran into overt segregation issues when the show went south.
Still, Clark and American Bandstand held their popularity.
Of the Caravan shows held in some parts of the south, John Jackson would note in his book: The Sonny and Cher Show — Dick Clark through the years — Clark on the beach in I remember my usual routine -- cook some frozen fish sticks in the oven, and settle down to watch Bandstand. But if you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! Sonny Bono, Cher, Jack L. The fall of Mobile Bay was a huge blow to the Confederacy, and the victory was the