“Swingin’ Time” the HOTTEST Dance Show on TV in Detroit
By the mid-60s, Detroit could claim two television programs that mirrored the successful formula of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand. Club 1270 and Swingin Time became the Motor City’s showcase for the stars and would-be stars of rock n roll. We got our first glimpses of local heroes like Jamie Coe and Bob Seger and worldwide sensations like Leslie Gore and the Rolling Stones in glorious black and white.
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