“Lawrence Welk Family Christmas”
Host: Various
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: December 1995
(PBS special filmed earlier in Branson)

In the 40 year holiday tradition of “The Lawrence Welk Show,” the Musical
Family gathers at the Champagne Theatre in Branson for a Christmas
reunion concert. Hosted by Champagne Lady Norma Zimmer, this program
features more than 30 favorite Christmas carols and musical numbers.
Starring Jo Ann Castle, The Lennon Sisters, Jack Imel, Mary Lou Metzger,
Guy Hovis, Ken Delo, Tom Netherton, Bobby Burgess, Elaine Balden,
Anacani and Joe Feeney.

01 - Happy Holidays - Mary Lou, Jack, Norma, Ken, Anacani, Joe, Jo Ann,
        Tom, the Lennon Sisters, Guy, Elaine, Bobby

02 - The Carol of the Bells - Mary Lou, Jack, Norma, Ken, Anacani, Joe,
       Jo Ann, Tom, the Lennon Sisters, Guy, Elaine, Bobby

03 - It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Tom Netherton

04 - I’ll Be Home for Christmas - Tom Netherton

05 - Medley: The Christmas Song/ Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas:
        The Lennon Sisters

06 - Winter Wonderland - sung and danced by Mary Lou Metzger & Jack Imel

07 - Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Jo Ann Castle and chorus boys

08 - The Skaters’ Waltz - Boogie Style - Jo Ann Castle at the honky tonk piano

09 - Waltz - danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Balden,
        also Bobby’s daughter Becky

10 - The Star Carol - The Lennon Sisters with daughters Dee Dee, Betsy,
       Jennie, Kristin and the string section

11 - Tis Love That’s Born Tonight - Guy Hovis

12 - It Came Upon a Midnight Clear - Anacani

13 - Medley:
       a) Oh, What a Beautiful City - Elaine, Bobby, Dianne, Peggy,
           Joe, Janet, Kathy, Jack, Jo Ann, Ken, Mary Lou, Tom

       b) Away in a Manger - Guy Hovis
       c) What Child Is This? - Anacani

       d) Sweet Little Jesus Boy - Tom Netherton

       e) The Hallelujah Chorus - the entire cast

14 - Sleigh Ride - Jack Imel on the marimba

15 - Jingle Bells Medley - The Osmond Brothers

16 - Medley: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas/ Pine Cones, Candies -
       The Lennon Sisters & the Osmond Brothers

17 - Jingle Bell Rock - danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Balden

18 - White Christmas - Ken Delo

19 - Jesu Bambino/ Oh Come All Ye Faithful - Lori Gier

20 - O Holy Night - Joe Feeney & his son Chris

21 - Medley: Jingle Bells/ Home for the Holidays/ We Need a Little Christmas/
        Over the River & Through the Woods - the entire cast, including the
        Lennon Daughters and the new cast members

22 - May Every Day Be Christmas Day - The Lennon Brothers & Gail Lennon

23 - The First Noel - The Lennon children

24 - Silent Night - Kathy & Janet Lennon and John Bähler

25 - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/ Adeste Fideles - trombone and trumpet

26 - How Great Thou Art - Joe Feeney