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
Memories of Nat "King" Cole (Episode #1322)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
This program from 1972 is a salute to the unforgettable songs of Nat "King" Cole. "L-O-V-E" opens the show with a bang! Tanya croons "Paper Moon", Clay Hart pleases with "Ramblin' Rose", and Sandi Griffiths and the girls are beautiful on the song "Too Young". Larry Hooper and the gang end this tribute with those "Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer".
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Top Songs from Broadway Musicals (Episode #1320)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
When the curtain goes up on this 1974 show you'll have a front row seat for some amazing music. You'll hear your favorite show tunes - "Til There Was You" from The Music Man, "The Impossible Dream" from The Man of La Mancha, and "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof. Cissy King joins Lawrence for that beautiful waltz "Wunderbar" from Kiss Me Kate, and our singers pose the question "Shall We Dance" from The King and I to round out our Broadway experience.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Movie Songwriters with Henry Mancini (Episode #1319)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Lawrence pays tribute to the importance of movie music, pointing out that movies have used a musical background since the days of silent films, when a pianist or organist would build suspense with some towering crescendos! Henry Mancini leads the band on the theme from "The Pink Panther", Bobby and Elaine dance to his haunting "Charade" and the whole band gets together for his signature "Moon River".
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 1:00 AM