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American Bandstand

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...American Bandstand was a US television show in the form of a dance party. Originally called Bandstand, it began in 1952 as a local Philadelphia broadcast on the ABC network affiliate WFIL-TV. When host Bob Horn was fired in 1956...

Charity Events

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... Over: The Story of Political Pop . London : Faber. Reebee Garofalo , ed. 1992. Rockin’ the Boat: Mass Music and Mass Movements...

Payola

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...‘Payola’ refers to the practise of ‘paying for play’ – that is, offering financial, sexual or other personal inducements in return for record promotion and radio play. Song plugging, as the practise had been called in the late nineteenth...