Season 12, Episode 28 Strike Up the Band
First Aired: June 25, 2010
An episode from 1964 is featured. Included: "Happy Norwegian Polka," "Mockingbird Hill" and a medley featuring "The Bunny Hug" and "The Twist." Also: a recitation of "I Am the United States," followed by "The National Emblem March."
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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)