“Lawrence Welk's Premiere Show"

(First Network Broadcast)

Host: Mary Lou Metzger

Original Air Date:  July 2, 1955


"Say It With Music" - orchestra

"Love Me or Leave Me" - Alice Lon with Buddy Merrill on guitar

"Tico Tico" - Myron Floren on accordion

"I" - Jimmy Roberts with Lawrence on accordion

"Ballin’ the Jack" - orchestra

"Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" - Norman Bailey on trumpet with orchestra

"I Love Girls" - Rocky Rockwell (also on trumpet)

"Delores" - orchestra as Lawrence dances with Alice

"Learnin’ the Blues" - Bob Lido

"Mister Sandman" - Buddy Merrill on guitar with trombone section and Bob Lido on fiddle

"12th Street Rag" - Lawrence Welk and Myron Floren on accordions

"No Letter Today - Dick Dale and Alice Lon

"Somebody Stole My Gal" - Buddy Hayes (also on bass)

"Silver Moon" - violinists Dick Kesner, Aladdin and Bob Lido

"The Clarinet Polka" - Myron Floren on accordion, Lawrence and Alice dancing with audience members

"Alabamy Bound" - Jack Martin (also on clarinet)

"Unchained Melody" - Jerry Burke on organ with violin section

"Oh Happy Day" - Larry Hooper

"Cielito Lindo" - Orie Amodeo on flute, Aladdin, Bob Lido, Jimmy Roberts

"The Whiffenpoof Song" - Jimmy Roberts and 9 singers, including Bob Lido, Larry Hooper (also at the piano), Aladdin, Kurt Ramsey, Dick Dale, Jack Martin, Rocky Rockwell

"South Rampart Street Parade" - Johnny Klein on drums with Rocky Rockwell on trumpet and orchestra

"Goodnight Ladies" - Jimmy, Alice, Aladdin, Larry, Bob Lido

"Bubbles in the Wine" - orchestra