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Dick Clark's Top 'American Bandstand' Moments
American Bandstand changed pop music forever and its host from 1956 until its final season, Dick Clark, introduced the world to many of the industry's legendary stars.
From Janet Jackson to Cyndi Lauper to Barry Manilow to Sonny and Cher, the list of stars that made their national television debuts as musical artists on American Bandstand reads like a who's who of pop music.
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