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
"Salute To The Working People (1976)"
This week's episode is entitled "Salute To The Working People" and is hosted by Ken Delo. Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music Makers start off the show with "Heigh Ho" and also perform "What A Wonderful World." The Semonski Sisters sing "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter", Ava Barber sings "Cotton Fields", Guy and Ralna sing the 1970's Gospel favorite, "Let Me Be There" and Tanya Welk, Bob Lido and Charlie Parlato sing "Yes, We Have No Bananas." Larry Hooper sings "The Auctioneer Song", Anacani sings "The Peanut Vendor" and Tom Netherton and Bob Ralston perform a duet to "The Old Rugged Cross."
Bobby and Cissy, along with Jack Imel and Mary Lou Metzger join together to sing "Good News" and "Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga."