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
"Tribute To Fred Astaire" (1980)
This week's Lawrence Welk Show episode from 1980 is hosted by Bobby Burgess. This special episode features songs and dances performed by Fred Astaire, including the song "Flying Down To Rio" sung by Anacani, the song "A Fine Romance" with Guy Hovis, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" with Tom Netherton and Bob Ralston, "Cheek To Cheek" with Ken Delo, "The Way You Look Tonight" with Jim Turner, "The Carioca", danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson Balden, "I Love A Piano" sung and played by Gail Farrell and Ava Barber, "I Have My Love To Keep Me Warm" played by the orchestra and "Blue Skies" danced by Arthur Duncan.