Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 May 1999

368 Pages | 16 pp halftones


ISBN: 9780195130898

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American Bandstand

Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Empire

John A. Jackson

  • Portrays a side of the personable and highly popular Clark that has gone unnoticed by the general public
  • Looks at the bands that were made successful largely due to their appearance on American Bandstand
  • Provides an overview of the changing styles of rock music and its reception over the course of four decades