The 13 Most Incongruous American Bandstand Appearances

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04/19/2012 12:16 PM |

Prince, 1980

[ssh, try here]

At age 19, Prince hadn’t yet mastered the art of lip-syncing convincingly while also wiggling his gold-lame-encased crotch about in search of something, anything to hump. His very teenaged, sullen, head-shaking avoidance of eye contact and polysyllables during the interview portion also makes one wonder, really, whether Dick Clark ever allowed himself to regret spending so much of his life interacting with children.