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The Lawrence Welk Show Season 13 Episodes

41 Episodes 2011 - 2012

Episode 1

Lawrence Welk's Premiere Show

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 58 mins

The first national "Lawrence Welk Show," telecast on ABC in 1955. Included: "Love Me or Leave Me," with Alice Lon; "Oh Happy Day," with Larry Hooper; "I Love Girls," with Rocky Rockwell; and "The Clarinet Polka."

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Episode 2

Songs From the Movies

Fri, Sep 9, 2011 58 mins

Movie songs, including "Hooray for Hollywood"; "South America, Take It Away" with Anacani; "Somewhere My Love" with Guy Hovis and Ralna English; "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" with Ava Barber and Charlie Parlato; and "Singin' in the Rain" with Jack Imel.

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Episode 3

Down on the Farm

Fri, Sep 16, 2011 58 mins

A 1973 farm-theme show, featuring "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm"; "Suddenly There's a Valley," with Norma Zimmer; "Turkey in the Straw," with Bobby Burgess and Cissy King; "Oh What a Beautiful Morning," with Joe Feeney; "Shine on Harvest Moon," with Jimmy Roberts; and "Old MacDonald."

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Episode 4

Salute to Our Senior Citizens

Fri, Oct 7, 2011 58 mins

A tribute to the young at heart, featuring "Dearie"; "Let's Go Dance Again"; "Try to Remember," with Jim Turner; "Among My Souvenirs," with Kathie Sullivan; and "You're an Old Smoothie."

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Episode 5

County Fair

Fri, Oct 14, 2011 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 6

Salute to Disney

Fri, Oct 21, 2011 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 7

Halloween Party

Fri, Oct 28, 2011 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

You're Never Too Young

Fri, Nov 4, 2011 58 mins

Included: "Young at Heart," with Tom Netherton; "Isn't It Romantic"; "Maggie Blues," with Bob Havens; "Kids," with Kathie Sullivan and Ken Delo; and "Beer Barrel Polka."

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Episode 9

Tribute to Fred Astaire

Fri, Nov 11, 2011 58 mins

A salute to Fred Astaire features "The Carioca," with Bobby Burgess and Elaine Balden; "Limehouse Blues," with Jack Imel; "Three Little Words," with the Aldridge Sisters and Otwell Twins; "I Love Louisa," with Myron Floren; and "Dancing in the Dark," with George Cates.

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Episode 10


Fri, Nov 18, 2011 58 mins

A Thanksgiving celebration includes "There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays"; "A House With Love in It," with Guy Hovis and Ralna English; "Be Thankful," with Joe Feeney; "Back in Your Own Backyard," with Ken Delo and Arthur Duncan; "Baby Face," with Bob Lido and the Hotsy Totsy Boys; and "We Gather Together."

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Episode 11

Youmans Salute

Fri, Nov 25, 2011 58 mins

Songs include "Oh, Lonesome Me," with Clay Hart; "Rose Garden," with Sandi and Salli; and "Lets Face the Music and Dance," with Bobby Burgess and Cissy King. Also: a Vincent Youmans tribute, including songs from "No, No, Nanette."

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Episode 12

Highways & Byways

Fri, Dec 2, 2011 58 mins

"On the Street Where You Live"; "South Rampart Street Parade"; "Primrose Lane," with Ava Barber; "Streets of Laredo," with Jim Turner; "On the Trail"; "Cab Driver," with Dick Dale and Ken Delo; and "Route 66." From 1981.

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Episode 13

Do You Remember?

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 58 mins

Memorable songs, including "Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)"; "The Girl That I Marry"; "My Favorite Things," with Norma Zimmer; "Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed," with Larry Hooper and Buddy Merrill; a "Carousel" medley; and "My Blue Heaven," with Buddy Merrill.

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Episode 14

Songs of the 70's

Fri, Dec 16, 2011 58 mins

Popular songs from the 1970s, including "Tie a Yellow Ribbon"; "Feelings"; "I Write the Songs"; "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"; and "My Melody of Love." From 1978.

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Episode 15


Fri, Dec 23, 2011 58 mins

Celebrating Christmas with Lawrence, his Musical Family, and theirfamilies.

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Episode 16

New Year's

Fri, Dec 30, 2011 58 mins

A show filled with happy holiday nostalgia.

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Episode 17

Movie Songwriters With Henry Mancini

Fri, Jan 6, 2012 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 18

Top Songs From Broadway Musicals

Fri, Jan 13, 2012 58 mins

A 1974 salute to musicals includes "Till There Was You" from "The Music Man"; "The Impossible Dream" from "The Man of La Mancha"; "Sunrise, Sunset" from "Fiddler on the Roof"; "Wunderbar" from "Kiss Me Kate"; and "Shall We Dance?" from "The King and I."

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Episode 19

200 Years of American Music, Part 1

Fri, Jan 20, 2012 58 mins

A celebration of American music. Included: "Yankee Doodle"; "Skip to My Lou"; "Home, Sweet Home"; and "The Stars and Stripes Forever."

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Episode 20

Salute to Nat King Cole

Fri, Jan 27, 2012 58 mins

A tribute to the unforgettable songs of Nat "King" Cole.

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Episode 21

The Italian Show

Fri, Feb 3, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Santa Lucia," "Tarantella," "O Sole Mio" and "Carnival of Venice."

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Episode 22

Love Songs

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 58 mins

From 1980: "L-O-V-E," "Secret Love," "Love Me Tender," "Why Do I Love You?" "Amor" and "Love Makes the World Go Round."

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Episode 23

Mardi Gras

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 58 mins

A 1966 Mardi Gras celebration features "Come to the Mardi Gras," "I Dreamed," "Mr. Wonderful," "Shrimp Boats," "Jambalaya" and "South Rampart Street Parade."

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Episode 24

Salute to New York City

Thu, Feb 23, 2012 58 mins

A Big Apple tribute: "New York, New York"; "The Bowery"; "Sidewalks of New York"; "Manhattan"; "Broadway Melody"; "Give My Regards to Broadway"; and "The Walter Winchell Rumba."

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Episode 25

Big Band

Thu, Mar 1, 2012 58 mins

Contemporary songs adapted from the classics, including "Baubles, Bangles and Beads," "Song of Love" and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows."

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Episode 26

Grammy Award Songs

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 58 mins

Grammy-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 27

Keep a Song in Your Heart

Thu, Mar 15, 2012 58 mins

"Beer Barrel Polka," "Warsaw Concerto," "Runnin' Wild," "Walkin' on New Grass" and "Walkin' Happy."

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Episode 28

The Irish Show

Thu, Mar 22, 2012 58 mins

A tribute to the Irish includes "Galway Bay," "Harrigan," "Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ra," "How Are Things in Glocca Morra" and "Four Leaf Clover."

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Episode 29


Thu, Apr 5, 2012 58 mins

A 1979 Easter celebration includes "Easter Parade," "Give Me That Old Time Religion," "Tiptoe Through the Tulips," "The Lost Chord" and "Love Lifted Me."

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Episode 30

Sights & Sounds of L.A.

Thu, Apr 26, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Up a Lazy River," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "Runnin' Wild."

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Episode 31

Great Entertainers

Fri, May 4, 2012 58 mins

A salute to showbiz 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 32

Mother's Day

Fri, May 11, 2012 58 mins

A Mother's Day celebration includes "Blue Suede Shoes," "Kentucky Babe," "When I Take My Sugar to Tea," "Birds and the Bees" and "The Shifting Whispering Sands."

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Episode 33

Salute to Cole Porter

Fri, May 18, 2012 58 mins

The music of Cole Porter is performed. Included: "Wunderbar"; "The Continental"; "Begin the Beguine"; "True Love"; "Night and Day"; "I Get a Kick Out of You"; "Easy to Love"; "Don't Fence Me In."

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Episode 34

Hometown Band

Fri, May 25, 2012 58 mins

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

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Episode 35

Famous Resorts

Fri, Jun 8, 2012 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" and "On Top of Old Smoky."

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Episode 36

My Blue Heaven

Fri, Jun 15, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Hello Dolly," "One Fine Day" and "You're a Grand Old Flag." Also: a tribute to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson; a Flag Day recitation.

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Episode 37

Harry Warren Salute

Fri, Jun 22, 2012 58 mins

The music of Harry Warren is performed. Included: "Lullaby of Broadway"; "I Only Have Eyes for You"; "I Love My Baby"; "Chattanooga Choo Choo"; "Lulu's Back in Town"; "You'll Never Know."

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Episode 38

Country & Western

Fri, Jun 29, 2012 58 mins

Included: "Orange Blossom Special"; "San Antonio Rose"; "Auctioneer"; "Ragtime Cowboy Joe"; "Tennessee Waltz"; "Goodnight Irene."

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Episode 39

America on the Move

Fri, Jul 6, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Gotta Travel On," "Leaving on a Jet Plane," "The Banana Boat Song," "Cuanto La Gusta," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "M.T.A."

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Episode 40

The Great Gershwin

Fri, Jul 20, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Of Thee I Sing," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "The Man I Love," "Rhapsody in Blue," "Summertime" and "Do, Do, Do."

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Episode 41

Small Town, USA

Fri, Aug 10, 2012 58 mins

Songs include "Dear Hearts and Gentle People," "That Old Gang of Mine," "Peace in the Valley," "My Heart Is a Hobo," "Walkin' Happy," "Small Town Boys" and "Prayer for Peace."

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