You might still not recognize it, because... they didn't stick with one logo for the whole run of the show.


So there was this themesong, for years, and it was great:

And then Barry Manilow wrote words to it, which made it even better. He wasn't yet famous when he did that.

If you ever want to fall down a pleasant rabbit hole, go out and look for stories and vides of appearances and interviews on American Bandstand. Lots (not all) were lip-synched on this show, but the brief interviews were nice.

Here's the original discussion, at Radical Unschooling Info (it's a public group, so you'll be able to see it even if you're not in the group, but might not be able to see it if you don't have a facebook account—that part I don't know): July 27, 2014
Some of those video links are gone, but you'll be able to find more others than you could ever watch.


Back to the game!

Way back to more information about the original game and extra art