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
Sights & Sounds of L.A. (Episode #1335)
KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
On this show from 1979 you'll hear from Lawrence and the band in a lively updated version of "Up A Lazy River", while Bobby & Barbara dancingly give you an idea of just what "L.A. Is". Henry Cuesta and the band perform "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" and the wax museum comes to life with some surprise guests. It all wraps up when Bob Lido and the Hotsy Totsy boys take us to the race track with "Runnin' Wild".
- KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
25th Anniversary Show (Episode #1334)
KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Lawrence recalls his 25th anniversary on TV! A giant champagne glass sheds its sparkling glow on Lawrence and his lovely Champagne Lady, Norma Zimmer as they open this Silver Anniversary celebration waltzing to the "Anniversary Song." Jack Imel repeats his 1956 debut performance of the song "Sleep", and Myron Floren plays "Tico, Tico." Lawrence leads the band in "Calcutta" - his first gold record, and Bobby and Elaine dance to "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles."
- KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
April Showers (Episode #1333)
KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
This is the perfect show to welcome Spring! "April Showers" opens the show. Norma Zimmer & Jimmy Roberts "Look For The Silver Lining" and Steve Smith sings about "April Love". Natalie Nevins invites us to "Look To The Rainbow" and Jo Ann Castle plays a rousing "You Are My Sunshine". Happy Spring!
- KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 1:00 AM