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The Lawrence Welk Show was among the most successful musical variety shows in American history and can be watched on PBS
A wealth of talent entertained millions of people on TV with what became known as Champagne music over its 30 year and 1,065 episode history. As a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, all biographies have been independently researched and compiled to create the most extensive Lawrence Welk biographical data online.
This Weekend on PBS
"Songs of Perry Como" (1978)
This week's Lawrence Welk Show episode from 1978 is hosted by the Aldridge Sisters. This special episode features "Hot Diggity" played by Myron Floren on accordion with Gail Farrell, Ralna English, Norma Zimmer, Sandi Griffiths, Mary Lou Metzger, Guy Hovis, Tom Netherton, Joe Livoti, Jimmy Roberts, Ken Delo and danced by Lawrence Welk & Mary Lou Metztger. Also featured is "Catch a Falling Star" sung by the Aldridge Sisters & Otwell Twins, "Papa Loves Mambo" sung and danced by Bobby Burgess & Cissy King and "Itís Impossible" sung by Kathie Sullivan. Pianists Bob Smale and Bob Ralston team up to perform the song "Till the End of Time", Guy Hovis & Ralna English sing "If", and Arthur Duncan tap dances to "Round and Round".
Other Perry Como songs include "And I Love You So" sung by Tom Netherton, "That is Amore" sung by Bob Lido with Myron Floren on accordion and "Beautiful Girl" sung by Dick Dale. Norma Zimmer closes the show with the beautiful song "Ave Maria".