Videos

Vintage Video Collection

Chapter 1

1956: "It's Great To Be Young" Talent Show - The Four Preps sing "Jezebel"

 

1957: The Edsel Show - The 4 Preps back Lindsay Crosby singing "In The Middle of an Island"

Chapter 2

1957: Ozzie & Harriet; "Oh Baby I'm Sorry"; Ricky Nelson & The 4 Preps perform "Bye Bye Love" & "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You"

Chapter 3

1959: "Gidget" - w/ The 4 Preps

1958: The Dick Clark Show - "26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"

Chapter 6

1977: Billboard Music Awards - The Bee Gees introduce The Four Preps singing "More Money for You and Me"

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet is a once-in-a-lifetime, LIVE concert performance with Bruce's lifelong friend, frequent collaborator and former Prep, Diamond Dave Somerville temporarily filling in for the Preps' regular bass Skip Taylor.

Musical Director: W. Michael Lewis

"Blue Velvet" written by Lee Morris & Bernie Wayne (JLZ Music) ASCAP

Four Preps Video Introduction

The Four Preps featuring Original Lead Singer BRUCE BELLAND, Making music, Making friends, Making history!

Four Preps Mini Sampler

Excerpts of live performances by The Four Preps. The Four Preps are Bruce Belland, Bob Duncan, Joe Dickey and Skip Taylor. Musical director is W. Michael Lewis.

Four Preps Promo Video

The Four Preps featuring Original Lead Singer BRUCE BELLAND, making music, making friends, making history!

You Belong To Me

The Four Preps live at Thousand Oaks Performing Arts Center (2009) doing their special version of "You Belong To Me." Featuring original lead singer Bruce Belland, Bob Duncan (formerly of The Diamonds), and Joe Dickey & Skip Taylor from The Crew Cuts. Musical Director is W. Michael Lewis.

Unchained Melody - Symphony Performance

The Four Preps perform the timeless classic "Unchained Melody" accompanied by The New Chordettes and The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at the Fred Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, California.

So Many Voices Sing America's Song

So Many Voices Sing America's Song performed by The Vocal Majority Chorus.

What Would I Do Without My Music

From T.G. Sheppard's 1979 release "Daylight."

The Liberty High School 2020 Virtual Choir Awards

NOTE: “What Would I Do Without My Music” has become a favorite with choral groups around the world and YouTube currently features over 130 different versions from various choirs, should you want to hear the song performed by a large vocal contingent.

Down by the Station & 26 Miles

The "handsome rascals" performing Down by the Station and 26 Miles on Dick Clark's Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show. May 26, 1960 & April 12, 1958.

The Four Preps May 1989 Interview

May 1989 Interview with the Four Preps by Clint Holmes, on Entertainment Tonight, with Jim Pike (from The Lettermen), David Somerville (from The Diamonds), Bruce Belland (from The Four Preps) and Ed Cobb (from The Four Preps).

Four Preps 1989 - Jim Pike - Hits Medley

The Four Preps in Concert in 1989 with Bruce Belland, Ed Cobb, David Somerville, and Jim Pike. Singing the hits of The Four Preps, The Diamonds, and The Lettermen and finishing with SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW. Enjoy their magic!

The Troublemaker

The Troublemaker fea. Willie Nelson Released on: 1976-09-01

Composer, Lyricist: B. Belland Composer, Lyricist: D. Somerville Producer: Arif Mardin

The Four Preps and Lincoln Mayorga

The Four Preps and Lincoln Mayorga first collaborated in the Fab '50s as Hollywood High teenagers on THE FOUR PREPS million-seller “26 MILES”. As hit songwriters, producers, concert and recording artists, and studio stalwarts, they created some of America's most memorable musical milestones.

Ozzie and Harriet "The Exotic Housemother"

Bruce Belland gets some TLC from the sizzling Mamie Van Doren in "The Exotic House Mother" episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, 1964.

12 Days of Christmas

Excerpt from "The Twelve Days of Christmas" audience participation segment of The Four Preps Christmas Show at The Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont, CA.

A Woodie for Sandra Dee

Anecdote about Sandra Dee during the filming of "Gidget", the movie, by Bruce Belland of The Four Preps, one of the writers of "26 Miles". This is an introduction to the video SANDRA DEE/GIDGET - INSEPARABLE ICONS (next video, included below).

Sandra Dee/Gidget - Inseparable ICONS

The Four Preps tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Gidget starring Sandra Dee. "Gidget From Gidget" and Film clips from GIDGET.