Thursday, December 23, 2010

This Day in Welk History: Christmas '72

On this day,some thirty eight years ago; the Welk Show aired it's second ever syndicated Christmas episode.

Thirty five years later in 2007, it resurfaced on public television.

CHRISTMAS '72 - December 23, 1972

1. JINGLE BELLS - Cissy, Bobby, Tanya, Sandi, Bob (Lido), Dick, Arthur, Gail, Mary Lou, Lawrence, Joe, Norma, Jimmy, Myron, Ken, Charlotte (Harris)
2. MARVELOUS TOY - Clay Hart on guitar with children Hank and Lizzie
3. SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN - Tanya Falan with son Lawrence the Third
4. TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR - Sandi Griffiths with daughter Jenni
5. RING THOSE CHRISTMAS BELLS - danced by Arthur Duncan with bell ringers Jack Imel and Bob Ralston

6. WHITE CHRISTMAS - Norma Zimmer and Jimmy Roberts with Mary Lou, Ken, Gail, Dick, Bobby, Cissy, Tanya and Joe
7. RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER - Bob Ralston on clavietta, with children Randy and Diane on piano
8. LITTLE LADY MAKE BELIEVE - Ken Delo with daughter Kimberley
9. SWEET LITTLE JESUS BOY - Guy Hovis and Ralna English
10. SCATTERBRAIN - danced by Bobby Burgess and Cissy King

11. HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS - Dick Dale with Gail Farrell and Mary Lou Metzger
12. THE CANDY MAN - Myron Floren on the accordion with daughters Heidi and Kristie on piano
13. O HOLY NIGHT - Joe Feeney with Bob Ralston on organ
14. ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MY TWO FRONT TEETH - Timmy Feeney with Kathy Feeney on guitar
15. CHRISTMAS CAROL MEDLEY: HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING/IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR/JOY TO THE WORLD - Cissy, Bobby, Charlotte, Myron, Mary Lou, Norma, Charlie (Parlato), Jimmy, Gail, Dick, Sandi, Guy, Ralna, Clay, Tanya, Bob (Lido), Ken
16. TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR - Lawrence and the kids, singing and on spoons, with Robbie Smale on celesta
18. JINGLE BELLS - Lawrence's granddaughter Christine


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