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The Lawrence Welk Show Season 12 Episodes

37 Episodes 2009 - 2010

Episode 1

Salute to the USA

Fri, Sep 4, 2009 58 mins

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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Episode 2

Salute to the Swing Bands

Fri, Sep 11, 2009 58 mins

A 1979 celebration of swing bands, featuring Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again," Woody Herman's "Woodchopper's Ball," Glenn Miller's "American Patrol" and "Tuxedo Junction." Also: "So Rare"; "Amapola"; "Sophisticated Lady"; and "Original Boogie Woogie."

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Episode 3

Do You Remember?

Fri, Sep 18, 2009 58 mins

Favorite songs from bygone eras, including "Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)," "The Girl That I Marry," "My Favorite Things," "Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed," "Carousel" and "My Blue Heaven."

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Episode 4

Season Premiere

Fri, Oct 2, 2009 58 mins

The 1976 season opener is featured. Tunes include "In the Mood," "Feelings," "Love Will Keep Us Together," "Hawaiian Wedding Song" and "The Song Is You."

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Episode 5

Highways and Byways

Fri, Oct 9, 2009 58 mins

This show starts out "On The Street Where You Live" and goes all the way to New Orleans.

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Episode 6

Songs of Perry Como

Fri, Oct 23, 2009 58 mins

Perry Como songs, including "Hot Diggity, Dog Ziggity," "It's Impossible," "Papa Loves Mambo," "Temptation" and "Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes."

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Episode 7

Halloween Party

Fri, Oct 30, 2009 58 mins

A Halloween-theme show, featuring "This Old House," "Put on a Happy Face," "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" and "Shanty in Old Shanty Town."

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Episode 8

Movie Songwriters

Fri, Nov 13, 2009 58 mins

Henry Mancini is on hand for a tribute to music from the movies. Included: the theme from "The Pink Panther"; "Charade"; "Moon River."

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Episode 9

Christmas Reunion

Fri, Dec 18, 2009 58 mins

A 1985 Christmas celebration featuring Guy Hovis and Ralna English, JoAnn Castle, Arthur Duncan, Norma Zimmer, Bobby Burgess, Ava Barber and Mary Lou Metzger.

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Episode 10

Tribute to Disney

Fri, Jan 1, 2010 58 mins

A Disney celebration, featuring "Oh Happy Day," "It's a Small World," "Mickey Mouse Mambo," "When You Wish Upon a Star," "Big Bad Wolf" and "The Waltz of the Flowers."

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Episode 11

County Fair

Fri, Jan 8, 2010 58 mins

A tribute to county fairs, featuring a "Carousel" medley, "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon," "John Henry" and "Fun Goin' to the County Fair."

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Episode 12

Keep a Song in Your Heart

Fri, Jan 15, 2010 58 mins

"Beer Barrel Polka," "Warsaw Concerto," "Runnin' Wild," "Walkin' on New Grass" and "Walkin' Happy" are featured in an episode from 1968.

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Episode 13

Tribute to the Big Bands

Fri, Jan 29, 2010 58 mins

A tribute to big bands, featuring "In the Mood," "Marie," "Let's Dance," "When My Baby Smiles at Me" and "Bubbles in the Wine."

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Episode 14

Youman's Salute

Fri, Feb 5, 2010 58 mins

Songs from the Broadway musical "No, No, Nanette" are performed. Also: "Oh, Lonesome Me," "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" and "Let's Face the Music and Dance."

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Episode 15

Fashions & Hits Through the Years

Fri, Feb 19, 2010 58 mins

A celebration of 1920s-1950s fashion and music styles, featuring "Alice Blue Gown," "Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long" and "Put on Your Sunday Clothes."

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Episode 16

Rhythm Is Our Business

Fri, Feb 26, 2010 58 mins

In an episode from 1980, Barbara Mandrell sings "I Can't Stop Loving You." Other songs include "Sweet and Gentle Cha Cha" and "Orange Blossom Special."

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Episode 17

Tribute to Jerome Kern

Fri, Mar 19, 2010 58 mins

A tribute to composer Jerome Kern, featuring "Who," "I Won't Dance," "You Couldn't Be Cuter," "Old Man River," "Pick Yourself Up," "Look for the Silver Lining," "The Last Time I Saw Paris" and "They Didn't Believe Me."

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Episode 18


Fri, Apr 2, 2010 58 mins

An Easter-theme show, featuring "Easter Parade," "Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet," "Peter Cottontail," "Abbott the Rabbit," "A Tisket, a Tasket," "It Is No Secret" and "The Lord's Prayer."

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Episode 19

The Songs of Jimmy McHugh

Fri, Apr 9, 2010 58 mins

Jimmy McHugh songs are featured in a 1980 episode, including "I Feel a Song Coming On," "Maggie Blues," "Don't Blame Me," "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "I'm in the Mood for Love."

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Episode 20

Top Songs From Broadway Shows

Fri, Apr 16, 2010 58 mins

A 1974 episode features Broadway songs, including "Till There Was You" ("The Music Man"); "The Impossible Dream" ("The Man of La Mancha"); "Sunrise, Sunset" ("Fiddler on the Roof"); "Wunderbar" ("Kiss Me Kate"); and "Shall We Dance?" ("The King and I").

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Episode 21

Big Band Days

Fri, Apr 23, 2010 58 mins

"San Antonio Rose," "The Raindrop Serenade," "Yours" and "Sentimental Journey."

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Episode 22

Grammy Award Songs

Fri, Apr 30, 2010 58 mins

A 1974 episode spotlights Grammy Award-winning songs, including "Little Green Apples," "Catch a Falling Star," "Moon River," "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," "Cabaret" and "Mack the Knife."

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Episode 23

Great Entertainers

Fri, May 14, 2010 58 mins

A 1981 salute to show-biz greats, featuring a medley of George M. Cohan songs, the Mills Brothers' "Glow Worm," Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady," Judy Garland's "You Made Me Love You" and Eddie Arnold's "Make the World Go Away."

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Episode 24

Childhood Memories

Fri, May 21, 2010 58 mins

A childhood theme features "Those Were the Days," "Little Red Wagon," "Watchin' Scotty Grow," "Little Toy Trains," "Chopsticks" and "Small Fry."

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Episode 25

Music of Irving Berlin

Fri, May 28, 2010 58 mins

A 1978 tribute to Irving Berlin features "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "What'll I Do?," "Doin' What Comes Naturally," "I Love a Piano" and "Annie Get Your Gun."

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Episode 26


Fri, Jun 4, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "We'll Make It to the Moon," "Sixteen Tons," "Circus Polka," "Sound Effects Man" and "There's No Business Like Show Business."

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Episode 27

Famous Resorts

Fri, Jun 18, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "Let's Get Away From It All," "In Acapulco," "On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City," "River Shannon," "Old Cape Cod," "Springtime in the Rockies," "On Top of Old Smokey" and "Fabulous, Faraway Places."

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Episode 28

Strike Up the Band

Fri, Jun 25, 2010 58 mins

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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Episode 29


Fri, Jul 2, 2010 58 mins

"Hawaiian Wedding Song," "Pearly Shells" and "The Cockeyed Mayor of Kaunakakai."

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Episode 30

From Polkas to Classics

Fri, Jul 9, 2010 58 mins

"The Pennsylvania Polka"; "Serenade of the Bells"; "Andalucia"; "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria," from "The Sound of Music"; and a medley of "Ain't She Sweet," "Baby Face" and "Five Foot Two."

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Episode 31

Tahoe '73: That Big Band Sound

Fri, Jul 16, 2010 58 mins

"We Can Make Music," "I Can't Stop Loving You," "Spanish Eyes," "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree" and "How Great Thou Art."

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Episode 32

Something About a Hometown Band

Fri, Jul 23, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "Ding Dong Daddy," "Keep a Little Sunshine in Your Heart," "Oh Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh!" and "My North Dakota Home."

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Episode 33

Songs by Johnny Mercer

Fri, Jul 30, 2010 58 mins

A tribute to lyricist-composer Johnny Mercer, featuring "Accentuate the Positive," "Tangerine," "Charade" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby."

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Episode 34

Pleasant Dreams

Fri, Aug 6, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "Cheek to Cheek," "Till the End of Time," "One Dozen Roses," "The Spaghetti Rag," "Caldonia," "Sad Sack," "I'm a Fool to Care" and "Tailgate Blues."

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Episode 35

Can't Help Singing

Fri, Aug 13, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "Cuddle Up a Little Closer," "(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey," "Can't Help Singing," "Spanish Samba," "Intermezzo" and "When the Saints Go Marching In." From 1966.

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Episode 36

Tour of Southern California

Thu, Aug 19, 2010 58 mins

A celebration of Southern California, featuring "Far Away Places," "It's a Small World," "California Dreamin'" and "Cielito Lindo."

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Episode 37

Country & Western

Thu, Aug 26, 2010 58 mins

Songs include "Orange Blossom Special," "San Antonio Rose," "Auctioneer," "Ragtime Cowboy Joe," "Tennessee Waltz" and "Goodnight Irene."

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