Over 100 Lawrence Welk Biographies of the Longest Running TV Show In History!
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
"Down On The Farm" (1971)
This week's Lawrence Welk Show episode from 1971 is hosted by Mary Lou Metzger. This special episode features "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" with Guy and Ralna, Clay Hart, Mary Lou Meztger, Gail Farrell, Ken Delo, Bobby Burgess, and Cissy King, "The Wayward Wind" performed by Norma Zimmer, "Goofus" sung by Dick Dale, "Country Boy" sung by Guy Hovis (also on guitar), "The Blue Skirt Waltz" played by Myron Floren on accordion and sung by Bob Lido, Charlie Parlato, Kenny Trimble, Dick Dale and Jimmy Roberts and danced by Lawrence Welk and Cissy King and Bobby Burgess, "Greenfields", performed by Clay Hart (also on guitar), "Country Garden" performed by Bob Ralston on the harpsichord, "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" sung by Sandi Griffiths and Salli Flynn, "The Town and Country Polka" sung and danced by Bobby Burgess & Cissy King, "What a Wonderful World" sung by Jimmy Roberts, "The Sweetheart Tree" sung by Ken Delo, "A Bushel and a Peck" sung by Gail Farrell and Mary Lou Metzger, "Bye Bye Blackbird" sung and danced by Bobby Burgess and Jack Imel, In the Garden" sung by Guy Hovis & Ralna English, "By Heck" peformed by the Lawrence Welk orchestra, "Green, Green" sung by Dick Dale, and "Louisiana Hayride" performed by Arthur Duncan, Jimmy Roberts, Clay Hart, Ken Delo, Bobby Burgess, Guy Hovis, Joe Livoti, Cissy King, Salli Hart, Norma Zimmer, Sandi Griffiths, Ralna English, Mary Lou Metzger and Gail Farrell.