“New Year’s”
Host: Bob Ralston
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: December 31, 1966

Bob Ralston makes New Year’s Eve a family affair with his wife, daughter and grandson. The Welk Band plays “Champagne Waltz” while Lawrence dances with Norma Zimmer, the Lennon Sisters reminisce with “May You Always,” and Jo Ann Castle gets the party going with “Happy Days Are Here Again.”

01 – We Wish You the Merriest - Jack, Dick, Bobby, Jimmy, Jo Ann, Norma,
         Dianne, Barbara

02 – The Champagne Waltz - orchestra, danced by Lawrence Welk and
         Norma Zimmer, Bobby Burgess and Barbara Boylan

03 – The Syncopated Clock - Larry Hooper

04 – Try to Remember - Joe Feeney, with Frank Scott on piano

05 – Tijuana Taxi - danced by Bobby Burgess and Barbara Boylan

06 – All Through the Day - Norma Zimmer

07 – May You Always - The Lennon Sisters

08 – There’ll Be Some Changes Made - Bob Ralston on piano

09 – Go Ahead Charlie - The Blenders (Bob Duncan, Steve Smith, Paul Sjolund*,
        Greg Dixon) (*Johnny Johnson had returned to college)

10 – Winchester Cathedral - orchestra, with Bob Lido on vocals

11 – The Backfield Ballet - danced by Bobby Burgess, Arthur Duncan and
        Jack Imel, with Bob Ralston - on piano and a comedy assist by Charlie Parlato

12 – Through the Years - Natalie Nevins

13 – Happy Days are Here Again - Jo Ann Castle on the ragtime piano

14 – What are You Doing New Year’s Eve? - Dianne Lennon and Steve Smith

15 – You Better Believe It - danced by Arthur Duncan

16 – Tiny Bubbles - Dick Dale and the Lennon Sisters, with Buddy Merrill
         on steel guitar

17 – Moments to Remember - Norma Zimmer and Jimmy Roberts

18 – When the Saints Go Marching In - danced by Bobby Burgess and
        Barbara Boylan

19 – Let’s Start the New Year Right - entire cast

20 – Auld Lang Syne - Natalie, Barbara, Janet, Norma, Kathy, Peggy,
        Dianne, Jo Ann