Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark Jr. (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012)
was an .... The reason for Clark's impact on popular culture was partly explained
by Paul .... Dic...
Using the name Dick Clark in 1952 he went to work for WFIL radio and television
in Philadelphia, PA.That summer WFIL decided to follow the new trend of ...
Biography.com profiles the life of Dick Clark, legendary TV personality and
producer, ... He also worked at radio and television stations in Syracuse and
Utica before ... Clark was able to use his influence to stifle divisive talk amongst
Apr 19, 2012 ... Dick Clark may be gone, but the broadcast icon leaves behind an enduring ... He
even trail-blazed the arena of radio syndication, launching a ...
Payola means a bribe to influence the programming content of a broadcast radio,
... Radio disc jockey Dick Clark, in testimony before a House subcommittee, ...
Apr 18, 2012 ... Beloved TV legend Dick Clark was just a teen when he began his career in radio
and TV. Take a look back at his life, from hosting "American ...
Apr 23, 2008 ... On July 7, 1956, a young radio disc jockey named Dick Clark made his first .....
American Bandstand played a key role in the music business.
Apr 18, 2012 ... However, the radio station gave him is own weekday show, “Dick Clark's
Caravan of Music,” later changed to “Bandstand,” though it had little to ...
Aug 20, 2015 ... 20, 1959, DJ Alan Freed was fired from WABC radio when the payola ... And
labels recognized that popular disc jockeys could influence sales. ... Alan Freed
and Dick Clark both played important parts in the rise of rock 'n' roll ...
When Clark and American Bandstand came to national television, they benefited
from ... In the early 1950s, the record and radio industries started to decentralize,
and a .... Dick Clark appeared several times on the cover of 'Teen magazine.