Musings On Music History: In Which We Get An Appetite For GNR, We Lose A Super Freak, And We Welcome A Tattooed Millionaire

08.05: American Bandstand debuted on national television on this day in 1957, with new host Dick Clark . Before that, it was merely called Bandstand and was just a local show in Philly hosted by one Bob Horn, who’d been dismissed due to a drunken driving arrest. Dick Clark hosted from 1957 until the show’s…