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Lawrence Welk Show Previous Broadcasts

Something About A Hometown Band (Episode #1339)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

This show boasts an eclectic mix of musical styles including the polka, waltz, country, Broadway and patriotic songs. Larry Hooper is a "Ding Dong Daddy", Sandi & Salli invite us to "Keep A Little Sunshine In Your Heart", and Andra Willis recalls Wee Bonnie Baker with "Oh Johnny". The whole casts salutes Lawrence's birthplace with "My North Dakota Home".

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Salute to Cole Porter (Episode #1338)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

The irresistibly joyful song "Wunderbar" opens this sparkling tribute to the music of Cole Porter. Bobby & Cissy swirl to "The Continental", Henry Cuesta highlights "Begin The Beguine" with his clarinet artistry, and Guy & Ralna harmonize on "True Love". The orchestra is featured on several outstanding numbers - "Night And Day", " I Get A Kick Out Of You", and "Easy To Love". The finale finds Clay Hart singing "Don't Fence Me In" while the entire cast gathers around.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Mother's Day Show (Episode #1337)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

This black and white classic show aired for the first time in 1956. Buddy Merrill plays "Blue Suede Shoes" in tribute to the latest rage, Elvis Presley. All four very young Lennon Sisters sing an a capella version of "Kentucky Babe" and Rocky Rockwell will tickle your funny bone on "When I Take My Sugar To Tea". Alice Lon teams with Buddy Hayes for the "Birds And The Bees" and Aladdin joins the Lennon Sisters for "The Shifting Whispering Sands". This is a classic program not to be missed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Great Entertainers (Episode #1336)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 4, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

The music on this 1981 program salutes show business greats like George M. Cohan with a medley of his songs including "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "You're A Grand Old Flag", the Mills Brothers classic tune "Glow Worm" is sung by Gail, Ron, and Michael, and our saxaphone section recalls Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady". Judy Garland is remembered with "You Made Me Love You" and Ava Barber salutes Eddie Arnold's "Make The World Go Away".

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 5, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
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