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The nicest kids in town

Matthew F. Delmont

The nicest kids in town

American bandstand and segregation in postwar Philadelphia

by Matthew F. Delmont

  • 208 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Segregation,
  • Minorities on television,
  • American Bandstand (Television program),
  • Civil rights,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMatthew F. Delmont
    SeriesAmerican crossroads -- 32
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF158.9.N4 D45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046895M
    ISBN 109780520272071, 9780520272088
    LC Control Number2011038775

    The Nicest Kids in Town shows how the nexus of sound, place, race, and space operated together to create and reinforce a myth of national memory and belonging. Just as importantly, this compelling cultural history demonstrates the importance of the youth market as a theater of struggle where brave young men and women--outraged by the Reviews: 5. Maurantonio, Nicole. "The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in 's Philadelphia." Review. Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Stud no. 3 ():

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The Nicest Kids in Town examines the early history of American Bandstand, one of the most popular and influential shows in the history of r to Dick Clark’s claim that he integrated American Bandstand inmy research offers new evidence regarding how American Bandstand became racially segregated and continued to discriminate against black teenagers during its years in.

The Nicest Kids in Town shows how the nexus of sound, place, race, and space operated together to create and reinforce a myth of national memory and belonging.

Just as importantly, this compelling cultural history demonstrates the importance of the youth market as a theater of struggle where brave young men and women outraged by the Cited by: 9. The Nicest Kids in Town shows how the nexus of sound, place, race, and space operated together to create and reinforce a myth of national memory and belonging.

Just as importantly, this compelling cultural history demonstrates the importance of the youth market as a theater of struggle where brave young men and women—outraged by the.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' /5(7). The Nicest Kids in Town powerfully illustrates how national issues and history have their roots in local situations, and how nostalgic representations of the past, like the musical film Hairspray, based on the American Bandstand era, can work as impediments to progress in the present.

The Nicest Kids In Town Lyrics: Hey there, teenage Baltimore / Don't change that channel / Cause it's time for the Corny Collins Show / Brought to. The Nicest Kids in Town is as much about real estate as rock ‘n’ roll, about how neighborhoods and schools were increasingly locked into systematic, discriminatory patterns, even as.

'Cause they're the nicest kids in town. So every afternoon You turn your T.V. on (na, na, na, na, na, na-na-na-na) And we know you turn the sound up When your parents are gone, yeah (na, na, na, na, na, na-na-na-na) And then you twist and shout For your favorite star Then you've practiced every step That's in your repertoire You better come on down.

The Nicest Kids in Town powerfully illustrates how national issues and history have their roots in local situations, and how nostalgic representations of the past, like the musical film Hairspray, based on the American Bandstand era, can work as impediments to progress in the present.

The Nicest Kids in Town powerfully illustrates how national issues and history have their roots in local situations, and how nostalgic representations of the past, like the musical film Hairspray, based on the American Bandstand era, can work as impediments to progress in the by: 9.

The Nicest Kids in Town book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. American Bandstand, one of the most popular television shows /5. Buy The Nicest Kids in Town (American Crossroads) by Delmont, Matthew F. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5. Book. The Nicest Kids in Town Details Author(s): Matthew F. Delmont Publisher: University of California Press eISBN: Subjects: History. The Nicest Kids In Town CORNY Hey there, Teenage Baltimore. Don't change that channel.

'Cause it's time for the Corny Collins Show. Brought to you by Ultra Clutch Hairspray. CORNY (& COUNCIL MEMBERS) Ev'ry afternoon When the clock strikes four (bop-bee-ba, ba-ba-ba-ba, bee-ba) A crazy bunch of kids Crash through that door (bop-bee-ba, ba-ba-ba.

And meet the nicest kids in town Nice white kids Who like to lead the way And once a month We have our "negro day!" And i'm the man who keeps it spinnin' round Mr. Corny Collins With the latest, greatest Baltimore sound!. So every afternoon Drop everything woo. (bop-bee-ba, ba-ba-ba-ba, bee-ba).

You better come on down and meet the nicest kids in town, huh Nice white kids who like to lead the way And once a month, we have our 'Negro day' And I'm the man who keeps it spinnin' round Mr.

Corny Collins, with the latest, greatest Baltimore sound So every afternoon, drop everything, huh (Bop-bee-ba, ba-ba-ba-ba, bee-ba). In the resulting book, The Nicest Kids in Town, the assistant professor of American studies at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., details how.

The Nicest Kids in Town Book Description: American Bandstand, one of the most popular television shows ever, broadcast from Philadelphia in the late fifties, a time when that city had become a battleground for civil rights. Matthew F. Delmont is Assistant Professor of American Studies at Scripps College.

He applied the “Page 99 Test” to his new book, The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in s Philadelphia, and reported the following: I love the Page 99 Test for The Nicest Kids in Town because it highlights an important part of the book that I fear.

Read "The Nicest Kids in Town American Bandstand, Rock 'n' Roll, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in s Philadelphia" by Matthew F. Delmont available from Rakuten Kobo. American Bandstand, one of the most popular television shows ever, broadcast from Philadelphia in the late fifties, a Brand: University of California Press.

Print and download The Nicest Kids In Town sheet music by James Marsden. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in Ab Major (transposable). SKU: MNInstruments: Voice 1, range: B3-B5, Piano, Guitar, Voice 2, range: B4-F#5, Voice 3, Voice 4, Backup Vocals.The Nicest Kids in Town is an important contribution to the existing and growing historiographies of postwar Philadelphia and civil rights in the North.

Where delmont’s work presents opportunities for further exploration is in its examination of popular culture and memory. In chapter 8, “Still.The nicest kids in town: American bandstand, rock 'n' roll, and the struggle for civil rights in s Philadelphia / Contributor Names Delmont, Matthew F.

Created / Published Berkeley: University of California Press, c