“Say It With Music”

Host: Mary LouMetzger with guest, Dick Dale

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: September 04, 1971 (This was the LAST
     show that aired on ABC - TV and was followed on September 11, 1971
     with the first Welk Show broadcast in syndication...without missing a
     single week of  THE LAWRENCE WELK SHOW).

This Welk program from 1971 opens on a musical high-note with the band
and “Say It With Music.” Bobby and Cissy dance to the Mancini hit song,
“Moon River,” and our Champagne Lady Norma Zimmer performs a heartfelt
rendition of "I Asked the Lord.”  Myron Floren is featured with the band in
“The 12th Street Rag,” and Bob Lido, Mary Lou Metzger and the Hotsy Totsy
Boys are “Runnin’ Wild.”  Guy and Ralna perform “True Love.”

01. Say It With Music - orchestra

02. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down (and Write Myself a Letter) - Salli Flynn and
                                                                                                           Sandi Griffiths

03. Moon River - danced by Bobby Burgess and Cissy King

04. Josephine - orchestra (directed by Brett Bacon, 13 year-old son of
                              Ron Bacon, Emmy award winning director of ABC-TV
                              Los Angeles for 33 years).

05. I Asked the Lord - Norma Zimmer

06. Gentle on My Mind - Clay Hart, also on guitar, with Neil Levang on guitar,
                                             Buddy Merrill on Dobro and Richard Maloof on bass

07. It May Be Silly - Buddy Merrill, also on electric guitar, with Clay and
                                     Neil on guitars and Richard on bass

08. I - Jimmy Roberts, with Bob Lido and Joe Livoti on violins,
             Harry Hyams on viola and Charlotte Harris on cello

09. Calcutta - orchestra, featuring Bob Ralston on harpsichord, Buddy Merrill
                          on electric guitar, Myron Floren on accordion, with Salli Flynn,
                          Sandi Griffiths, Mary Lou Metzger and Gail Farrell clapping
                          and singing. (With accolades from Lawrence Welk for Randy
                          Wood of Ranwood Recording Company for his work in making
                          so many Welk recordings successful).

10. True Love - Guy Hovis and Ralna English

11. It’s a Most Unusual Day - Gail Farrell, with Ralna English, Sandi Griffiths
                                                      and Salli Flynn

12. Indiana - danced by Arthur Duncan

13. Galway Bay - Joe Feeney, with Bob Ralston on piano

14. My Cup Runneth Over - Ken Delo

15. 12th Street Rag - Myron Floren on accordion, with Johnny Zell
                                       and Norman Bailey on trumpets

16. That’s Amoré - Tanya Falan and cast

17. Vieni Su - Dick Dale, also on clarinet, with Barney Liddell on trombone

18. Runnin’ Wild - Bob Lido, Mary Lou Metzger, and the Hotsy Totsy Boys