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Lawrence Welk On PBS - Episode List 1981

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BROADWAY NOSTALGIA -- Mary Lou Metzger -- Jan. 17, 1981
1 - The Lullaby of Broadway orchestra introduction. Joe, Jim, David, Roger, Ron, Michael, Ken, Ava, Sherry, Sheila, Gail, Kathie, Mary Lou
2 - Don't Blame Me Guy Hovis
3 - Shuffle Off to Buffalo orchestra
4 - Too Marvellous for Words Tom Netherton
5 - Don't Cry for Me Argentina danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
6 - Ain't Misbehavin' Ken Delo
7 - Honeysuckle Rose Henry Cuesta on clarinet, Russ Klein on saxophone, Bob Havens on trombone with orchestra
8 - It's a Sin to Tell a Lie Ava Barber with Ron Anderson, Michael Redman, Dick Dale & Guy Hovis
9 - The Shadow Waltz orchestra, danced by Lawrence Welk & Mary Lou Metzger
10 - Medley of songs from "My Fair Lady" orchestra
11 - Wouldn't It Be Loverly? Kathie Sullivan
12 - Stoptime danced by Arthur Duncan
13 - They're Playing My Songs The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins with Bob Smale at the piano
14 - We're in the Money sung & danced by Mary Lou Metzger & Jack Imel
15 - On the Sunny Side of the Street Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
16 - Mean to Me orchestra
17 - I Can't Give You Anything but Love Jim Turner (also on guitar)
18 - 42nd Street David, Sheila, Roger, Sherry, Tom, Ava, Guy, Ken, Jimmy, Michael, Gail, Ron, Michael, Kathie, Joe, danced by Bobby, Elaine, Arthur, Mary Lou & Jack

200 YEARS OF AMERICAN MUSIC -- Kathie Sullivan -- Feb. 22, 1981
1 - Medley of Stephen Foster songs: a) Oh Susannah Norma, Ralna, Gail, Sherry, Ava, David, Roger, Ron, Michael b) Beautiful Dreamer string section: violinists Joe Livoti, Bob Lido & Harry Hyams, pianist Bob Smale, Ernie Erhnhardt on cello c) Oh Susannah Norma, Ralna, Gail, Sherry, Ava, David, Roger, Ron, Michael, Guy, Ken, Jimmy, Kathie, Sheila, Mary Lou
2 - The Blue Tail Fly Jim Turner (also on guitar)
3 - Medley: Little Brown Jug/ Skip to My Lou Myron Floren on accordion, danced by Bobby, Elaine, Jack, Mary Lou, Ken, Kathie, assisted by Neil Levang on guitar
4 - Can't Help Falling in Love With You Guy Hovis & Ralna English
5 - And the Band Played On orchestra, danced by Lawrence Welk & Norma Zimmer
6 - Springtime in the Rockies Jimmy Roberts with Bob Smale at the piano
7 - The Days of Old Vaudeville sung and danced by Mary Lou Meztger & Jack Imel
8 - A Bird in a Gilded Cage Kathie Sullivan
9 - Give My Regards to Broadway danced by Arthur Duncan
10 - Alexander's Ragtime Band Ken Delo and orchestra featuring Bob Havens on trombone
11 - Medley of songs from "Show Boat" orchestra
12 - Summertime Norma Zimmer
13 - Dixieland Music (untitled) Bob Havens on trombone, George Thou on trumpet, Henry Cuesta on clarinet
14 - Let It Be The Aldridge Sisters (Sheila & Sherry) & the Otwell Twins (David & Roger)
15 - Untitled danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
16 - Sophisticated Lady Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman with the saxophone section and Bob Smale at the piano
17 - Red River Valley Ava Barber
18 - There's No Business Like Show Business Jimmy, Norma, Jim, Sheila, Roger, Sherry, David, Ron, Gail, Michael, Kathie, Guy, Ralna, Ken, Mary Lou

BACKSTAGE WITH OUR MUSICAL FAMILY -- Lawrence Welk -- Apr. 14, 1981
1 - Team Work orchestra intro. Sherry, Sheila, David, Roger, Kathy, Jimmy, Tom, Anacani, Gail, Michael, Ron, Mary Lou, Jim
2 - You're My Best Friend Guy Hovis & Ralna English
3 - You Gotta Have Heart orchestra
4 - Without a Song Joe Feeney
5 - Dance Lesson sung & danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
6 - A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody Tom Netherton
7 - What Kind of Clown Am I? Ken Delo
8 - One of the Songs The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins
9 - Strike Up the Band orchestra
10 - Send in the Clowns orchestra with Gail, Sherry, Sheila, Mary Lou, Anacani, Guy, Jimmy, Tom, Ron, Michael
11 - Fantastic, That's You Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
12 - Untitled danced by Arthur Duncan
13 - September in the Rain Kathie Sullivan
14 - The Lady in Red Anacani
15 - Top Hat, White Tie & Tails sung and danced by Mary Lou Meztger & Jack Imel
16 - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter Gail, Ralna, Kathie, Sherry, Sheila, Anacani
17 - Untitled Myron Floren on accordion
18 - Applause orchestra. Ralna, Guy, Jim, Mary Lou, Kathie, Jimmy, Anacani, Tom, Sherry, Sheila, David, Roger, Michael, Gail, Ron

27TH SEASON PREMIERE -- Gail & Ron -- Sept. 12, 1981
1 - That's Entertainment orchestra intro. Mary Lou, Ken, Kathie, Jimmy, Anacani, Michael, David, Sheila, Norma, Joe, Roger, Sherry, Gail, Ron, danced by Bobby & Elaine
2 - Let It Be Me Guy Hovis & Ralna English
3 - Untitled Myron Floren on accordion
4 - In Yucatan Anacani
5 - Stranger on the Shore Henry Cuesta on clarinet with orchestra
6 - Singin' in the Rain Gail, Ron, Norma, Jimmy, Kathie, Michael, Sherry, David, Sheila, Roger, Ken, Anacani, danced by Jack Imel, Mary Lou Metzger, Arthur Duncan, Elaine Niverson, Bobby Burgess
7 - Fascination Joe Feeney with Bob Ralston at the organ & Joe Livoti on violin
8 - Samba danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
9 - Malaguena orchestra
10 - In the Mood orchestra featuring Bob Havens on trombone
11 - True Love Norma Zimmer & Jimmy Roberts
12 - All I Ever Need Is You The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins
13 - Every Street's a Boulevard (in Old New York) sung and danced by Ken Delo & Arthur Duncan
14 - And I Love You So Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
15 - Stand By Your Man Ralna English
16 - Back in the Old Routine sung and danced by Mary Lou Metzger & Jack Imel with an assist by Kathie Sullivan
17 - S'Wonderful orchestra. Norma, Anacani, Ralna, Gail, Sheila, Sherry, Roger, David, Michael, Guy, Ron, Ken

CARNIVAL (AND CIRCUS) -- Jack Imel -- Oct. 3, 1981
1 - When the Carnival Comes to Town Norma, Jimmy, Gail, Ron, Mary Lou, Jim, Sherry, Roger, Sheila, David, Ava, Anacani, Ken, Elaine, Bobby, Arthur, Michael, Kathie, Joe
2 - The Colors of My Life Guy Hovis
3 - Baby Elephant Walk orchestra featuring Henry Cuesta on clarinet and Jack Imel in elephant= costume
4 - Put on a Happy Face Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
5 - The Carousel Waltz danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
6 - Les Bicyclettes de Versailles (a.k.a. de Belsize) Anacani
7 - The Tiger Rag Myron Floren and Joey Schmitz on accordion
8 - Be a Clown Ken Delo assisted by Bobby & Elaine
9 - Medley of songs from "Jumbo" orchestra
10 - The Stars and Stripes Forever orchestra
11 - (Have I Stayed) Too Long at the Fair? Norma Zimmer
12 - The Girl and the Bear sung & danced by Mary Lou Metzger & Jack Imel
13 - I Was Country (When Country Wasn't Cool) Ava Barber with Neil Levang, Buddy Merrill & Richard Maloof on guitar
14 - I'll Believe in You Jim Turner (also on guitar)
15 - Wabash Cannonball danced by Arthur Duncan with Neil Levang, Buddy Merrill & Richard Maloof on guitar
16 - Southern Nights The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins with Neil Levang, Buddy Merrill & Richard Maloof on guitar
17 - The Loveliest Night of the Year Joe Feeney with Bob Ralston at the organ
18 - Come Follow the Band Jim, Guy, Anacani, Bobby, Elaine, Jimmy, Norma, David, Sheila, Roger, Sherry, Arthur, Ken, Ava, Ron, Michael, Gail, Mary Lou, Kathie and a 10 piece band.

GREAT ENTERTAINERS -- Mary Lou Metzger -- Oct. 10, 1981
1 - Swanee orchestra intro. Ken Delo with Joe, Sheila, Ron, Gail, Tom, Kathie, Anacani, Jimmy, Mary Lou, Michael, Sherry, Jim
2 - When I'm Sixty-Four Guy Hovis & Ralna English
3 - Maria orchestra
4 - Glow-Worm Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
5 - The Dance of the Comedians Myron Floren on accordion
6 - Precious Memories Tom Netherton with Sheila, Anacani, Kathie, Sherry, Gail, Mary Lou
7 - Let's Face the Music and Dance Sung and danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
8 - Dear Mr. Gable (You Made Me Love You) Mary Lou Metzger
9 - Rhapsody in Blue orchestra featuring Henry Cuesta on clarinet, Bob Ralston & Bob Smale at the piano with chorus: Ava, Ralna, Joe, Jim, Ken, Guy, Michael, Ron, Jimmy, Sheila, Sherry, Gail, Kathie, Anacani
10 - Sophisticated Lady saxophone section: Henry Cuesta, Dick Dale, Skeetz Herfurt, Russ Klein, Bob Davis
11 - I Still Get That Honeymoon Feeling Sheila & Sherry Aldridge
12 - Cuando (When) Anacani
13 - You're Just in Love Kathie Sullivan & Dick Dale
14 - Parody of Liberace Bob Ralston at the piano
15 - Make the World Go Away Ava Barber & Jim Turner
16 - Stormy Weather Ralna English
17 - Medley of George M. Cohan songs: You're a Grand Old Flag/ Yankee Doodle Dandy danced by Bobby Burgess, Arthur Duncan & Jack Imel, sung by Sherry, Mary Lou, Ken, Kathie, Jimmy, Tom, Ron, Gail, Michael, Anacani, Sheila

MOVIES' SONGWRITERS -- Lawrence Welk -- Nov. 7, 1981
1 - Moon River orchestra intro. Sherry, Sheila, Roger, David, Gail, Michael, Ron, Kathie, Jimmy, Guy, Ralna, Joe, Mary Lou, Jim
2 - The Carioca Anacani
3 - Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head orchestra
4 - I Will Wait for You Tom Netherton
5 - Charade danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
6 - Something's Gotta Give Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
7 - Theme from Mr. Lucky Bob Ralston at the organ
8 - I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Ken Delo
9 - The Days of Wine and Roses orchestra with Joe, David, Roger, Jimmy, Ron, Michael, Kathie, Gail, Jim, Anacani, Mary Lou, Sherry, Sheila
10 - ??? Degree Myron Floren on the accordion
11 - Only the Echos of My Mind The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins
12 - My Kind of Town danced by Arthur Duncan
13 - Send a Little Love My Way Sherry, Sheila, Kathie, Gail, Anacani, Ralna, danced by Bobby Burgess, Elaine Niverson, Jack Imel & Mary Lou Metzger
14 - Theme from "Ten" Guest star Henry Mancini at the piano
15 - The Pink Panther Theme orchestra
16 - The Sweetheart Tree Guy Hovis & Ralna English
17 - I Love You & Don't You Forget It orchestra with Henry Mancini at the piano, sung by Sherry, Sheila, Anacani, Gail, Mary Lou, Kathie, David, Roger, Michael, Ken, Ron, Jimmy

BIG BAND MEMORIES -- Johnny Zell Nov. 14, 1981
1 - When My Baby Smiles at Me intro by orchestra & Henry Cuesta on the clarinet. Jack, Bobby, Michael, Ron, Guy, Ken, Kathie, Tom, Jimmy, Sheila, Sherry, Roger, David, Elaine, Ava, Anacani, Gail, Joe, Mary Lou
2 - Sugar Blues Johnny Zell on trumpet
3 - Boo Hoo! Dick Dale, Charlie Parlato & Kenny Trimble with orchestra & pianists Bob Ralston & Bob Smale
4 - It's a Lonesome Old Town Ken Delo
5 - Back Home Again in Indiana danced by Arthur Duncan with Bob Smale at the piano
6 - You Always Hurt the One You Love Ava Barber with Dick Dale, Ron Anderson, Michael Redman & Guy Hovis
7 - The Dipsy Doodle danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson
8 - So Rare Guy Hovis with the saxophone section
9 - Stardust orchestra
10 - One O'Clock Jump orchestra
11 - Little White Lies Tom Netherton
12 - Yes Indeed! Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
13 - Heartaches The Aldridge Sisters & the Otwell Twins
14 - Sunrise Serenade Bob Smale at the piano with orchestra
15 - Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree sung and danced by Mary Lou Metzger & Jack Imel
16 - Samba Myron Floren and Joey Schmidt on the accordion
17 - Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga Anacani assisted by Mary Lou & Sheila
18 - Panama Johnny Zell on trumpet with orchestra also featuring Russ Klein on saxophone & Bob Smale at the piano

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