Saturday Night Nostalgia: Bandstand 64



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Forget the reality talent shows of today, it all started back with the original and the best: Bandstand. This Australian variety show that was on our screens from 1958 to 1972 and was a fun and entertaining program for the whole family. There was a revival in the mid 70s with Daryl Somers as the host but tonight in Saturday Night Nostalgia, we look at the original program!

Here are our favourite performances from Bandstand over the years:

Tom Bradley

Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs

The Easybeats

Johnny O’Keefe

Yvonne Barrett

The Bee Gees

Olivia Newton John


What was your favourite Bandstand performance? Why? Have you missed any? Tell us below!


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  1. Col joye, Sandy Scott, Delltones, little
    Pattie. So many more loved bandstand. Never missed it. Brian Henderson great host

  2. Bandstand was a MUST when we were growing up. Loved it and so much talent went on from those humble beginnings too.

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