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
Strike Up The Band (Episode #1346)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
This show is one of the classic Black and White programs - not seen since its original airing in 1964. Barbara Boylan and Bobby Burgess dance to a medley of songs that includes everything from "The Bunny Hug" to "The Twist". Myron Floren kicks off a Norwegian segment with the "Happy Norwegian Polka", and the four Lennon Sisters take us to "Mockingbird Hill". Aladdin, always a favorite, delivers a moving recitation called "I Am The United States" which is followed by a rousing rendition of "The National Emblem March".
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 28, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
America on the Move (Episode #1345)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Things get under way with the whole company singing "Gotta Travel On" and soon Guy & Ralna are "Leavin' On A Jet Plane". Dick Dale sings "The Banana Boat Song" and the Semonski Sisters sing a lively "Cuanto La Gusta". "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" is a natural for Ava Barber and Ken Delo gets lost on the "M.T.A.". Come and travel along with the Musical Family.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 21, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Country & Western (Episode #1344)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Howdy, partners! Grab your honey and get ready to square dance to the "Orange Blossom Special". Neil Levang and Buddy Merrill shine on "San Antonio Rose", Larry Hooper is our "Auctioneer", and Bob Lido puts his very own original stamp on "Ragtime Cowboy Joe". Feel free to dance to the "Tennessee Waltz" or sing along with Joe Feeney and the gang on "Goodnight Irene".
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Harry Warren Salute (Episode #1343)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
This show is a 1972 salute to the music of Harry Warren. It opens with "Lullaby Of Broadway". Norma Zimmer sings "I Only Have Eyes For You", Jimmy Roberts charms with "I Love My Baby", and "Chattanooga Choo Choo" is made to order for Clay Hart. Mary Lou and the boys tell us that "Lulu's Back In Town" and Ralna delivers a memorable "You'll Never Know". They just don't write 'em like that anymore!
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 -- 1:00 AM