American Bandstand

Filmed 1-14 November 1975
Location ABC Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA
Broadcast Saturday 15 November 1975 (Frida's 30th birthday) at 11.30am
Repeated a minimum of 4 times on VH1 on the Best of American Bandstand on VH1
See here for pictures of different broadcasts
Archive Click her for archive information
Released This performance has not been included on any officially released video or DVD

American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from September 1952 on Philadelphia television station WFIL-TV Channel 6 (now WPVI-TV), to 7 October 1989. It was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark. The show featured teenagers dancing to Top 40 music introduced by Clark. In 1963 the program was moved from its weekday slot and began airing weekly every Saturday afternoon.

Episode Number 2,202.  Season number 19.

ABBA performed SOS, were interviewed briefly by Dick Clark and then performed  I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do.

The intro for this clip was shown on the Emmys award show 2006 during a Dick Clark tribute.

Other guests on the show were David Ruffin singing "Walk Away from Love" and comedian Frank Gorshin. 

Dick Clark died on 18 April 2012.

                            SOS                                                                                              Interview                                                          I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do               

Watch Out For Frida during "SOS" - she's a little late turning around during the instrumental break behind Agnetha
Frida during "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" having to duck under the microphone lead.

Click here for a transcription of the interview

Lyrics Click on song title for the song lyrics and recording information: SOS or I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
Pictures Click on image for a larger view (or to see more from the song performances):

Related Links American Bandstand; Dick Clark;
Credits Thanks to Petri Kaasalainen for the transcription and David Schrubba for correcting the filming location. Extra thanks to Kevin Evans, Tony Rogers, Marcus Bergs, Ian Cole, Jun Seo, Erik Liebstaedter, Sam Shervz and Petr Mlejnek.  Extra thanks to Jozsef
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