The Lawrence Welk Show

  • 1971
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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. Older viewers in particular embraced his straightforwardly square show, which featured his own band as well as a `family' of regular performers (the most famous being the Lennon Sisters). Some may have (more…)

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Season 12, Episode 1 Salute to the USA

First Aired: September 4, 2009

The first syndicated "Lawrence Welk Show," which aired in 1971, is featured. Tunes include "Thank You Very Much" "America the Beautiful," "Tennessee Waltz," "Beautiful Ohio" and "Pennsylvania Polka."

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: 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. Older viewers in particular embraced his straightforwardly square show, which featured his own band as… (more)

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