Lawrence Welk Show
Welk's "champagne music" made for one of TV's most beloved series, first running on ABC from 1955 to 1971, then bubbling along in syndication until 1982.
Lawrence Welk Show Previous Broadcasts
Salute to the Swing Bands (Episode #1304)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
If you love the music of the great swing bands - songs like Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again," Woody Herman's "Woodchopper's Ball, " or "American Patrol" and "Tuxedo Junction" by Glenn Miller, you'll love Lawrence Welk's Salute to the Swing Bands from 1979. Ken Delo sings Jimmy Dorsey's "So Rare" and the always beautiful Anacani sings "Amapola". From "Sophisticated Lady" to the "Original Boogie Woogie" - there's something for everyone on this show filled with the great swing music from the Big Band Era.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
Songs from the Movies (Episode #1302)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
Some of your favorite songs & themes from movies are heard in this entertaining show. "Hooray For Hollywood" gets us underway, Anacani gives Carmen Miranda her due with "South America, Take It Away", Guy &Ralna sing the romantic "Somewhere My Love", while Ava Barber, with the help of Charlie Parlato will tickle your funny bone with "Tumbling Tumbleweeds." Jack Imel and the group close the program with "Singin' In The Rain", a fitting tribute to Gene Kelly.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
Lawrence Welk's Premiere Show (Episode #1301)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
"Say It With Music" opens the 25th season of The Lawrence Welk Show on Public Television. It was also his very first national television broadcast. Alice Lon sings "Love Me Or Leave Me", Larry Hooper delights with his signature song "Oh Happy Day", Rocky Rockwell charms us with "I Love Girls", and since it wouldn't be a Welk show without a polka, "The Clarinet Polka" fits the bill perfectly. Don't miss the show that started it all.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 1:00 AM