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News again and we learned a short time ago and confirmed just seconds ago that the legendary TV host and producer Dick Clark.
Has died at the age of 82.
Dick Clark is an absolute hero of the industry he hosted American Bandstand from 1956.
The show moved from WF file and Philadelphia to the ABC network way back in 1957.
And became an after school staple for a generation of teenagers he introduced the number a number of recording artists first TV appearances.
Dick Clark was the first to bring us such little loans as Buddy Holly.
The Jackson 5.
Dick Clark created the American music awards back in 1973.
They inducted him into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1993.
And I'm sure most of you remember he suffered a minor stroke in December of 2004.
And then was -- able to go on New Year's rock and eve on ABC.
As he had done for 32 seasons in a row.
Of course he returned as a co host the next year along with -- Ryan Seacrest.
And it's continued in that capacity along -- him.
Yet a rose name detriment won eleven in the all American rose election winner.
Debuted on a Camelot -- -- the flow to determine roses parade in cal in Pasadena.
Dick Clark did today at 82 and I had people from generation after generation.
Will never be able to forget this man as I mentioned we we heard of this but had not yet confirmed it during the last commercial break.
We're talking about is as kids those of us in our.
In our forties around here.
Saturday mornings with American Bandstand and Dick Clarke was and Saturday.
Morning and afternoon -- --
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