"Big Bands"
Host: Johnny Zell
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: September 16, 1978

Lawrence Welk never forgot his roots in the Big Band Era and “Big Bands,”
hosted by Johnny Zell, was the very special season kickoff in 1978. Johnny’s
trumpet solos include “Ciribiribin,” “When Day Is Done” and “Celery Stalks
at Midnight.” The band’s featured numbers are “Begin the Beguine,” “Panama,”
and “Cumana”.  Guy and Ralna sing “Tangerine” as a special tribute to
Helen O’Connell and the Jimmy Dorsey Band.

01 ­ Salute to Harry James - Johnny Zell on trumpet

02 ­ I’ll Never Smile Again - Tom Netherton, with Kathie, Ralna, Mary Lou,
        Gail, Anacani and Norma

03 ­ Cumana - Bob Ralston on piano

04 ­ Tangerine - Guy Hovis and Ralna English

05 ­ Mambo - Perez Prado style - danced by Bobby Burgess and Cissy King

06 ­ I Can Dream, Can’t I? - Kathie Sullivan, with Bob Ralston on organ

07 ­ Begin the Beguine - orchestra, featuring Henry Cuesta and Russ Klein

08 ­ Eres Mi Amor - Anacani, with Myron Floren on accordion

09 ­ You’re Getting to be a Habit With Me - orchestra, with Dick Dale on vocals

10 ­ When Day Is Done - orchestra, featuring Johnny Zell on trumpet and
        Neil Levang on banjo, with Norma, Kathie, Anacani, Ralna, Gail, Mary Lou,
       Joe, Jimmy, Guy, Ken, Larry, Tom

11 ­ Knee Deep in Loving You - The Aldridge Sisters with the Otwell Twins
          also on guitar

12 ­ The Sheik of Araby - danced by Arthur Duncan

13 ­ Whispering Hope - Norma Zimmer and Jimmy Roberts

14 ­ Celery Stalks at Midnight - orchestra, danced by Bobby Burgess and
        Cissy King

15 ­ Sentimental Journey - Sandi Griffiths, Gail Farrell and Mary Lou Metzger,
        with Bob Smale on piano

16 ­ Heartaches - Ken Delo

17 ­ The Whiffenpoof Song (Baa Baa Baa) - Joe Feeney, with Tom, Guy,
        Jimmy, Larry, David, Roger, Norma, Kathie, Anacani, Ralna, Gail,
        and Mary Lou

18 ­ Panama - orchestra, with entire cast dancing