Lenny and The Squigtones Performing On American Bandstand In 1979

Lenny and The Squigtones was a fictional musical band featured on the American television sitcom “Laverne & Shirley.” The show, which aired from 1976 to 1983, followed the lives of two friends, Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, as they navigated their way through life in Milwaukee. Lenny and The Squigtones were portrayed by actors Michael McKean and David Lander, who played Lenny Kosnowski and Andrew “Squiggy” Squiggman, respectively.

Lenny and The Squigtones provided a humorous and musically inclined element to the series, often performing in the fictional setting of Arnold’s Drive-In, where the characters frequently gathered. The band’s performances were characterized by their quirky and comedic style, contributing to the overall lighthearted tone of the show. Michael McKean and David Lander’s portrayals of Lenny and Squiggy, along with their musical performances, became memorable components of “Laverne & Shirley,” adding to the show’s popularity during its run.

Here they are making making rock and roll television history, doing two songs from their classic album on Casablanca, King of The Cars (0:51) and the incredible Love Is A Terrible Thing (at 5:33), with an interview on American Bandstand in 1979.