Dick Clark dies at 82

Associated Press
FILE - This March 8, 1982 file photo shows Dick Clark. Clark, the television host who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 of a heart attack. He was 82. (AP Photo/file)

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Dick Clark, the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with American Bandstand, and whose trademark Rockin' Eve became a fixture of New Year's celebrations, died Apr. 18 at the age of 82, ABC News has learned.

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