Affiche The Midnight Special
  • 10 saisons
  • 350 épisodes
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    1973
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The Midnight Special was a late-night rock music series airing Friday nights (or rather early morning Saturdays). This 90-minute show followed "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson." In its first years, The Midnight Special began at 1:00 am. But when Johnny Carson cut his own show from 90 to 60 minutes, Midnight Special's starting time was changed to 12:30am. NBC broadcast the pilot on August 19, 1972 as a 90-minute special. The Midnight Special became a weekly series beginning February 2, 1973.For most of its run, the series featured guest hosts each week. The exception to this was from July 1975 through March 1976 when Helen Reddy was the regular host. Wolfman Jack was a regular fixture on the series. He served as announcer and frequent guest host. Around 1978, at the height of the Disco craze, the studio was changed to resemble a Disco nightclub.

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S01E01 Host: John Denver 19/08/1972 1972 Pilot: --John Denver (host) - ""(Take Me Home) Country Roads"" & ""Goodbye Again"" --John Denver and 'Mama' Cass Elliott - ""Leaving on a Jet Plane"" duet --Argent - ""Hold Your Head Up"" & ""Tragedy"" --Harry Chapin - ""Taxi"" --David Clayton-Thomas (singer from Blood, Sweat & Tears) - ""Yesterday's Music"" & ""Nobody Calls Me Prophet"" --The Everly Brothers - ""All I Have to Do Is Dream"" & ""Stories We Could Tell"" --The Isley Brothers - ""Pop That Thang"" --Helen Reddy - ""I Don't Know How to Love Him"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""Long Long Time"" & ""The Fast One"" --War - ""Slippin' into Darkness""
S01E02 Host: Helen Reddy 02/02/1973 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I Am Woman,"" ""Peaceful"" & ""Come On John"" --Ed McMahon (walk-on cameo) - wishes the show sucess --Ike and Tina Turner Revue- ""I Can't Turn You Loose"" & ""With a Little Help from My Friends"" --George Carlin (comedian) - stand-up comedy monologue --Curtis Mayfield - ""Superfly"" --Don McLean - ""Dreidel"" & ""If We Try"" --Rare Earth - ""We're Gonna Have a Good Time"" & ""I Just Want to Celebrate"" --Kenny Rankin - ""Comin' Down"" --The Byrds - ""Mr. Tambourine Man"" & ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" --The Impressions - ""Preacher Man"" --Helen Reddy, Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions - ""Amen""
S01E03 Host: Johnny Rivers 09/02/1973 --Johnny Rivers (host) - ""Blue Suede Shoes,"" ""Rockin' Pneumonia, Boogie Woogie Flu"" & ""Got My Mojo Workin'"" --The Ace Trucking Company (comedy troupe) - routines about an airplane flight; 2 old friends and a prayer meeting. --Albert Hammond - ""It Never Rains in Southern California"" and ""If You Gotta Break Another Heart"" --Merilee Rush - ""Start Again"" & ""Comfort and Please You"" --The Spinners - ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"" and ""I'll Be Around"" --Steely Dan - ""Do It Again"" and ""Reeling in the Years"" --Paul Williams (singer / songwriter) - ""Out in the Country"" and ""I Won't Last a Day Without You"" --Wolfman Jack - sings ""I Ain't Never Seen a White Man""
S01E04 Host: Mac Davis 16/02/1973 --Mac Davis (host) - ""Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me,"" ""I Believe in Music,"" ""Dream Me Home,"" ""Home"" & ""Half and Half (Song for Sara)"" --The Doobie Brothers - ""Jesus Is Just Alright"" & ""Listen to the Music"" --Waylon Jennings - ""You Can Have Her"" --Billy Paul - ""Me and Mrs. Jones"" & ""Brown Baby"" --Billy Preston - ""Blackbird,"" ""Georgia on My Mind"" & ""That's the Way God Planned It"" --Joan Rivers (comedy segment) --On film: the ""Dueling Banjos"" segment from ""Deliverance""
S01E05 Host: Harry Chapin 23/02/1973 --Harry Chapin (host) - ""Sunday Morning Sunshine"" ""Sniper"" and ""Taxi"" --Kerrie Biddell - ""Spirit in the Dark"" --Blood, Sweat and Tears - ""Rosemary,"" ""Hip Pickles"" & ""Snow Queen"" --The Committee (comedy segment) - routines on ""Harry Krishna""; doctor's office; commercial message and used cars. --The Hollies - ""Magic Woman Touch"" & ""He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"" --Curtis Mayfield - ""Freddie's Dead"" & ""Superfly"" --Timmy Thomas - ""Why Can't We Live Together?""
S01E06 Host: Anne Murray 02/03/1973 --Anne Murray (host) - ""Snowbird,"" ""Danny's Song"" & ""I Know"" --Anne Murray, Steve Martin and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - ""Shuckin' the Corn"" --The Association - ""Along Comes Mary,"" ""Crazy Songs and Loony Tunes"" & ""Names, Tags, Numbers and Labels"" --Badfinger - ""No Matter What"" & ""Suitcase"" --Steve Martin (comedy segment) - routines on parts of the body; sound effects and plays the banjo. --Don McLean - ""Vincent,"" ""Dreidel"" & ""If We Try"" --Sam Neely - ""Loving You Just Crossed My Mind"" & ""Rosalie"" --Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - ""Jambalaya"" --Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee - ""People Get Ready"" & ""Walkin' My Blues Away""
S01E07 Host: Paul Williams 09/03/1973 --Paul Williams (host) - ""Old Fashioned Love Song,"" ""Drift Away"" & ""That's Enough for Me"" --Edward Bear - ""Last Song"" & ""Close Your Eyes"" --Loretta Lynn - ""One's On the Way"" & ""Coal Miner's Daughter"" --Seals & Crofts - ""Hummingbird"" & ""Summer Breeze"" --Sha Na Na - ""Hound Dog,"" ""Yakety Yak"" & ""I Wonder Why"" --Lakshmi Shankar (Ravi's sister) - sings ""Nata Nagara"" in praise of Krishna. --Ravi Shankar - ""Tilak Shyam"" --Jonathan Winters (cameo appearance, following Paul Williams' first song) --On film: the ""Dueling banjos"" segment from ""Deliverance""
S01E08 Host: Paul Anka 16/03/1973 Guests / songs (in broadcast order): --Paul Anka (host) - ""Girl"" --On film: vintage clip of Paul Anka singing ""Put Your Head on My Shoulder"" --Bobby Darin - ""If I Were a Carpenter,"" ""Dream Lover,"" ""Splish Splash"" & ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --Paul Anka - medley of hits: Diana,"" ""Puppy Love,"" ""Lonely Boy,"" ""You Are My Destiny,"" ""Memories"" (""My Home Town""?), ""Goodnight My Love"" and ""(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings"" --The Coasters - ""Poison Ivy,"" ""Charlie Brown"" & ""Yakety Yak"" --Tammy Wynette - ""Kids Say the Darnedest Things"" --The Ace Trucking Company (comedy troupe) - routines about a motor cycle gang; commercials; and an airplane flight --The Edwin Hawkins Singers - ""Oh Happy Day"" --Paul Anka and the Edwin Hawkins Singers - ""Sweet Georgia Mine"" (...Wine""?) --The Doobie Brothers - ""Natural Thing"" --George Jones - ""What My Women Can't Do"" --The Doobie Brothers - ""Listen to the Music"" --George Jones & Tammy Wynette - ""Let's All Go Down to the River"" --The
S01E09 Host: Lou Rawls 23/03/1973 --Lou Rawls (guest host) - ""A Natural Man"" & ""Dead End Street"" --Lou Rawls - medley: ""Memory Lane,"" ""It Was a Very Good Year"" & ""Old Folks"" --Brewer & Shipley - ""One Toke Over the Line"" --George Burns - ""Mr. Bojangles"" and ""You Made Me Love You"" (2nd song with the Honey Cone) --George Burns & Honey Cone - ""You Made Me Love You"" --The Committee (comedy segment) - routines about a surprise party; movies; an argument; a police station --The Grass Roots - ""Midnight Confession"" & ""Love Is What You Make It"" --Honey Cone - ""Want Ads"" --The O'Jays - ""Backstabbers"" & ""Love Train"" (2nd song with Lou Rawls) --Eric Weissberg and Deliverance - ""Dueling Banjos"" and ""I'm My Own Grandpa""
S01E10 Host: Ray Charles 30/03/1973 --Ray Charles (guest host) - ""Eleanor Rigby,"" ""Georgia on My Mind"" & ""What'd I Say"" --Ray Charles with the Raelets (a.k.a. Raylettes) - ""I Can Make It Through the Days (But Oh Those Lonely Nights)"" --Bill Cosby talks with Ray Charles and dances while Charles sings ""Every Saturday Night"" --Carol Burnett talks with Ray Charles --Aretha Franklin - ""A Brand New Me"" --Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles - ""Takes Two to Tango"" --The Raelets - sing ""Shake"" (while Charles plays the piano) --The Earl Scruggs Revue - ""T for Texas"" & ""Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven"" --Freeman and Murray (comedy team of Freeman King and Murray Langston) - team reenacts the boxing scene from ""Great White Hope"" in slow motion
S01E11 Hosts: The Bee Gees 06/04/1973 --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""To Love Somebody,"" ""Lonely Days,"" ""I Saw a New Morning"" and a medley of hits (""New York Mining Disaster 1941,"" ""I Started a Joke,"" ""Massachusetts"" and ""How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"") --The Bee Gees and Jerry Lee Lewis - medley: ""Money,"" ""Good Golly Miss Molly,"" ""Long Tall Sally,"" ""Jenny Jenny,"" ""Tutti Frutti"" and ""Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"" --Skeeter Davis - ""One Tin Soldier"" & ""End of the World"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""Neither One of Us"" & ""I Heard It Through the Grapevine"" --Jerry Lee Lewis - ""Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"" --Johnny Nash - ""Stir it Up"" & ""I Can See Clearly Now"" --Jim Weatherly - ""You Are a Song"" --Frank Welker (comedian) - does imitations of animals; Marlon Brando (""Godfather"" character); and other imitations.
S01E12 Host: Bill Cosby 13/04/1973 --Bill Cosby (guest host, appearing with a band) - ""Ursulena (With Your Washing Machina),"" ""I've Got to Be Strong"" (sung by member of his group) & ""I Lost My Baby At the Dance Last Night"" --David Brenner (stand-up comedian) - jokes about airplanes; the moon shot; dating in New York City and King Kong --Ray Charles - ""Early in the Morning"" --Fanny - ""All Mine"" & ""Last Night I Had a Dream"" --Waylon Jennings - ""Lovin' Her Was Easier,"" ""Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues"" & ""Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line"" --Billy Preston - ""Will It Go Round in Circles"" & ""Outa-Space"" --Steely Dan - ""Reelin' in the Years"" --Taj Mahal - talks about ""Sounder,"" plays ""Cheraw"" on banjo & sings ""Texas Woman Blues""
S01E13 Host: Doc Severinsen 20/04/1973 --Doc Severinsen (guest host) - ""I Just Want to Celebrate,"" ""Last Tango in Paris,"" ""Does Anybody Know What Time It Is,"" ""Introduction,"" ""Twenty-Five or Six to Four"" & ""Beginnings"" --Doc Severinsen - ""Celebrate"" (with the Now Generation and Today's Children) --Doc Severinsen (on fluegelhorn) and Henry Mancini - ""Brothers Go to Mothers"" duet. Mancini introduces his group including his son Chris. --Hoyt Axton - ""Jambalaya"" & ""Less Than the Song"" --Jerry Butler - ""Western Union Man"" ""Only the Strong Survive"" & ""Ain't Understanding Mellow"" --Dobie Gray - ""Drift Away"" & ""The 'In' Crowd"" --Carol Burnett - introduces Vicki Lawrence --Vicki Lawrence - ""The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"" --Country Joe McDonald and his All-Star Band - ""Couleene Anne"" & ""Hold On It's Coming"" --Not Cut of Friends - ""Indian Warrior"" (another source listed the band as ""Hot Cup of Friends"")
S01E14 Host: Jerry Lee Lewis 27/04/1973 --Jerry Lee Lewis (guest host) - ""Great Balls of Fire,"" ""High School Confidential,"" ""Drinking Wine Spo Dee O'Dee"" & ""Cold Cold Heart"" --Jerry Lee Lewis and Linda Gail Lewis - ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --Freddie Cannon - ""Tallahassee Lassie"" & ""Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"" --Chubby Checker - ""The Twist"" & ""Huckle Buck"" --Bobby Day - ""Rockin' Robin"" --The Del Vikings - ""Come Go with Me"" --The Penguins - ""Earth Angel"" --Lloyd Price - ""Stagger Lee"" & ""Where Were You on My Wedding Day"" --Little Anthony - ""I'm Alright"" & ""Tears on My Pillow"" --The Ronettes - ""Be My Baby"" & ""Walkin' in the Rain"" --Del Shannon - ""Runaway"" & ""Keep Searchin'"" --The Shirelles - ""Soldier Boy"" & ""Tonight's the Night""
S01E15 Host: Johnny Nash 04/05/1973 --Johnny Nash (guest host) - ""Stir It Up,"" ""Groovy Feeling,"" ""I Can See Clearly Now"" & ""Merry-Go-Round"" --Chi Coltrane - ""Thunder and Lightning"" & ""You Were My Friend"" --Freemen and Murray (comedy team) --Tom T. Hall - ""The Year That Clayton Delaney Died"" & ""Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon"" --Andrew Johnson (comedian) --Gladys Knight and the Pips - ""If I Were Your Woman"" & ""Neither One of Us"" --Kenny Rankin - ""You Are the Sunshine of My Life"" & ""In the Name of Love"" --The Raspberries - ""I Wanna Be with You"" & ""Let's Pretend""
S01E16 Hosts: Burns and Schreiber 11/05/1973 --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedy team, guest hosts) --Mark Almond - ""What Am I Loving For,"" ""Just Another Road Song"" & ""The City"" --Kenny Colman - ""Last Tango in Paris"" --The Crusaders - ""Put It Where You Want It"" & ""Don't Let It Get You Down"" --Ronnie Dyson - ""One Man Band"" --The Hollies - ""Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"" --The Incredible String Band - ""Black Jack Davy"" & ""Old Buccaneer"" --Steve Martin (comedian, stand-up comedy segment) --The O'Jays - ""Love Train""
S01E17 Host: Chubby Checker 18/05/1973 --Chubby Checker - ""Let's Twist Again,"" ""Pony Time,"" Limbo Rock"" & ""Slow Twistin'"" --Jimmy Clanton - ""Just a Dream"" --Danny and the Juniors - ""At the Hop"" & ""Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay"" --Ben E. King - ""Spanish Harlem"" & ""Stand by Me"" --Little Anthony and the Imperials - ""Going Out of My Head"" & ""Two Kinds of People in the World"" --Lloyd Price - ""Personality"" --Lloyd Price and the Skyliners - ""I'm Gonna Get Married"" --The Ronettes - ""Baby I Love You"" & ""Do I Love You"" --The Shirelles - ""Baby It's You"" & ""Will You Love Me Tomorrow"" --The Skyliners - ""This I Swear"" & ""Since I Don't Have You""
S01E18 Hosts: Gladys Knight & the Pips 25/05/1973 --Gladys Knight and the Pips (guest hosts) - ""Friendship Train,"" ""Daddy Could Swear I Declare,"" ""I Don't Want to Do Wrong"" & ""Neither One of Us"" --Dr. John - ""Right Place, Wrong Time"" & ""Such a Night"" --Robert Klein (comedy segment) --Skylark - ""Wildflower"" & ""Woodstock"" --The Staple Singers - ""Respect Yourself"" & ""We the People"" --John Stewart - ""Road Away"" & ""Chilly Winds""
S01E19 Host: Paul Williams 01/06/1973 --Paul Williams (guest host) - ""My Love and I,"" ""Let Me Be the One,"" ""We've Only Just Begun,"" ""Rainy Days and Mondays"" & ""I Never Had It So Good"" --Argent - ""God Gave Rock and Roll to You,"" ""Hold Your Head Up"" & ""It's Only Money Part 2"" --Gunhill Road - ""Back When My Half Was Short"" & ""Mr. Keyboard"" --Sydney Jordan - ""Sunday Morning Sunrise"" --Slade - ""Goodbuy T'Jane"" & ""Cum On Feel the Noize"" --The Statler Brothers - ""Flowers on the Wall"" & ""The Class of '57"" --The Stylistics - ""Betcha By Golly, Wow,"" ""Break Up to Make Up"" & ""I'm Stone in Love with You""
S01E20 Host: Curtis Mayfield 08/06/1973 --Curtis Mayfield (guest host) - ""Superfly,"" ""If I Were Only a Child Again"" & ""Back to the World"" --Canned Heat - ""Let's Work Together,"" ""Harley Davidson Blues"" & ""Woodstock Boogie"" --Jose Feliciano - ""Simple Song,"" ""Compartments"" & ""Light My Fire"" --Leroy Hutson - ""Love Oh Love"" --Ravi Shankar - ""Ahir Bhairav"" --Lakshmi Shankar - ""A Bhajan"" --The Spinners - ""One of a Kind Love Affair,"" ""I'll Be Around"" & ""Could it Be I'm Falling in Love"" --Tufano-Giammarese - ""Music Everywhere"" & ""I'm a Loser""
S01E21 Host: Jim Croce 15/06/1973 --Jim Croce (guest host) - ""Operator,"" ""Roller Derby Queen,"" ""You Don't Mess with Jim,"" ""Speedball Tucker,"" ""Big Bad Leroy Brown,"" ""Careful Man"" --Little Anthony and the Imperials - ""Dance to the Music"" & ""La La La at the End"" --Savoy Brown - ""Tell Mama"" & ""Coming Down Your Way"" --Barbara Fairchild - ""Teddy Bear"" --Shawn Phillips - ""Anello (Where Are You)"" & ""America"" --Wishbone Ash - ""Jailbait"" --Bobby Womack - ""It's All Over Now"" & ""Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out""
S01E22 Hosts: The Bee Gees 22/06/1973 --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""I Gotta Get a Message to You,"" ""Alexander's Rag Time Band,"" ""Run to Me,"" ""Morning of My Life,"" ""Holiday,"" ""Let There Be Love,"" ""My World"" & ""Wouldn't I be Someone"" --The Bee Gees and Wilson Pickett - ""Hey Jude"" --Wilson Pickett - ""In the Midnight Hour"" & ""Mr. Magic Man"" --Steve Miller Band - ""Loving on the U.S.A."" & ""Shu ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma"" --John Kay - ""I'm Movin' On"" and ""Moonshine (Friend of Mine)"" --Jimmie Spheeris - ""The Original Tap Dancing Kid"" & ""Beautiful News"" --Maxine Weldon - ""Johnny One Time"" --The Muledeer and Moondoog Medicine Show
S01E23 Host: Paul Williams 29/06/1973 --Paul Williams (guest host) - ""Someday Man,"" ""That's What Friends Are For"" & ""Look What I Found"" --Paul Williams, Kris Kristofferson and Rita Collidge - ""Me and Bobby McGee"" --Kris Kristofferson - ""Loving Her Was Easier"" & ""Out of Mind, Sout of Sight"" --Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge - ""I Never Had it So Good"" --Rita Coolidge - ""I'll Be Your Baby"" & ""My Crew"" --Brewer and Shipley - ""Black Sky"" & ""Yankee Lady"" --Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen - ""Smoke, Smoke, Smoke (That Cigarette)"" & ""Jailhouse Rock"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Roll Over Beethoven"" & ""Kuiama"" --King Harvest - ""Dancing in the Moonlight"" & ""A Little Bit Like Magic""
S01E24 Host: Jose Feliciano 06/07/1973 --Jose Feliciano (guest host) - ""California Dreamin',"" ""Compartments"" & ""Papa Was a Rolling Stone"" --Savoy Brown - ""Shot in the Head"" & ""Jack the Toad"" --The Staple Singers - ""Oh La De Da"" & ""Be What You Are"" --Stories - ""Brother Louie"" & ""Top of the City"" --Tower of Power - ""So Very Hard to Go"" & ""What Is Hip?"" --Johnny Winter - ""Jumpin' Jack Flash,"" ""Johnny B. Goode"" & ""Rock and Roll""
S01E25 Host: Smokey Robinson 13/07/1973 --Smokey Robinson (guest host) - ""Want to Know My Mind,"" ""Sweet Harmony"" & ""You Are the Sunshine of My Life"" --The Miracles - ""What Is Heart Good For,"" ""Tears of a Clown"" & ""Don't Let It End (Till You Let It Begin)"" --Bonnie Bramlett - ""Good Vibrations"" & ""Celebrate Life"" --Martin and Finley - ""It's Another Sunder"" --Rare Earth - ""Hey Big Brother,"" ""Big John Is My Name"" & ""Hum Along and Dance"" --The Stylistics - ""You'll Never Get to Heaven"" & ""You Are Everything""
S01E26 Host: Joan Baez 20/07/1973 --Joan Baez (host) - ""The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,"" ""Joe Hill,"" ""Love Song to a Stranger,"" ""Prison Trilogy"" & ""Rider Pass By"" --Joan Baez and Mimi Farina - ""Best of Friends"" --Black Oak Arkansas - ""Fever in My Mind,"" ""Dance to the Music Tonight"" & ""Hot and Nasty"" --Bloodstone - ""Natural High"" & ""Never Let You Go"" --Steve Goodman - ""Someone Else's Troubles"" & ""Would You Like to Learn to Dance?"" --Mimi Farina - ""In the Quiet Morning"" --Wilson Pickett - ""Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You"" & ""International Playboy"" --The Pointer Sisters - ""Cloudburst""
S01E27 Host: Dionne Warwick 27/07/1973 --Dionne Warwick (host) - ""I Say a Little Prayer"" and a medley of Burt Bachrach hits. --Dionne Warwick and Johnny Mathis - ""My Love"" --Johnny Mathis - ""Killing Me Softly with Her Song"" & ""To the Ends of the Earth"" --Bud Brisbois - ""Baby Hand Your Love on Me"" & ""Miss Ma-Tazz"" --Alan Bursky (comedian) - comedy segment --Leo Kottke - ""Vaseline Machine Gun #2"" --Malo - ""Momotombo"" & ""Hala"" --Kenny Rogers and the First Edition - ""Coming Through the Rye,"" ""Something's Burning"" & ""Lena Lookey""
S01E28 Host: Al Green 03/08/1973 --Al Green (guest host) - ""Let's Stay Together,"" ""Tired of Being Alone,"" ""Call Me,"" ""How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"" & ""Here I Am"" --Ramblin' Jack Elliott - ""San Francisco Bay Blues"" --Foghat - ""She's Gone"" ""I Just Want to Make Love to You"" --The Stylistics - ""Point of No Return,"" ""I'm Stone in Love with You"" & ""Stop, Look and Listen"" --Livingston Taylor - ""Good Friends"" & ""Over the Rainbow"" --Bobby Womack - ""Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out"" & ""Harry Hippie""
S01E29 Hosts: The Bee Gees 10/08/1973 --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""New York Mining Disaster 1941,"" ""Turn of the Century"" & ""I Can't See Nobody"" --The Hollies - ""Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"" & ""He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"" --Herman's Hermits - ""I'm Henry the VIII I Am,"" ""Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter"" & ""There's a Kind of Hush"" --Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - ""Game of Love"" & ""A Groovy Kind of Love"" --The Searchers - ""Needles and Pins,"" ""Sweets for My Sweet"" & ""Love Potion #9"" --Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - ""Little Children"" --Gerry and the Pacemakers - ""How Do You Do It,"" ""I Like It,"" ""Ferry Cross the Mersey"" & ""Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying.""
S01E30 Host: Richard Pryor 17/08/1973 --Richard Pryor (guest host) --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --Joe Hicks - ""Train of Thought"" --Doug Kershaw - ""Fisherman's Luck,"" ""Diggy Diggy Lo"" & ""Louisiana Man"" --Albert King - ""Don't Burn Down the Bridge"" & ""I'll Play the Blues for You"" --Melissa Manchester - ""If It Feels Good"" & ""Easy"" --Joe Walsh - ""Tend My Garden"" & ""Rocky Mountain Way""
S01E31 Co-hosts: Loretta Lynn & Marty Robbins 24/08/1973 --Loretta Lynn and Marty Robbins (Co-hosts) - ""The Midnight Special"" & ""Singin' the Blues"" --Loretta Lynn (Co-host) - ""One's on the Way"" & ""Love is the Foundation"" --Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty - ""Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man"" --Marty Robbins (Co-host) - ""Don't Worry 'Bout Me,"" ""A White Sport Coat,"" ""Devil Woman,"" ""El Paso"""" --Don Gibson - ""Oh Lonesome Me"" --Tom T Hall - ""Spokane Motel Blues"" --George Jones - ""The Race Is On"" --George Jones and Tammy Wynette - ""We're Gonna Hold On"" --Johnny Paycheck - ""She's All I Got"" --Charlie Rich - ""Behind Closed Doors"" --Johnny Rodriguez - ""Bosier City Backyard Blues"" --The Earl Scruggs Revue - ""Caroline Boogie"" --Tanya Tucker - ""Blood Red and Goin' Down"" & ""Delta Dawn"" --Conway Twitty - ""You've Never Been So Far"" --Tammy Wynette - ""Stand by Your Man""
S01E32 Host: Billy Preston 31/08/1973 --Billy Preston (guest host) - ""Will It Go Round in Circles,"" All Spaced Out,"" ""Music's My Life"""" & ""That's the Way God Planned It"" --Billy Preston and Buddy Miles - ""My Sweet Lord"" --Bo Diddley - ""Bo Diddley"" & ""Bo Diddley-Itis"" --Ned Doheny - ""I Can Dream"" --Gladstone - ""Natural Inclination"" --Maureen McGovern - ""The Morning After"" (theme song from ""The Poseidon Adventure"") --Buddy Miles - ""Them Changes"" & ""Thinking of You"" --Steely Dan - ""Reeling in the Years,"" ""Show Biz Kids"" & ""My Old School""
S01E33 Host: Mac Davis 07/09/1973 --Mac Davis (guest host) - ""Something's Burning,"" ""I'll Paint You a Song,"" ""Naughty Girl,"" ""Lonesomest Lonesome"" & ""I Believe in Music"" --Mark Almond - ""Neighborhood Man"" & ""Get Yourself Together"" --Chuck Berry - ""Roll Over Beethoven,"" ""Bio"" & ""Carol"" --Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - ""The Love I Lost"" --Ravi Shankar - ""Sindhi Bhairavi"" --Edgar Winter Group - ""Keep Playing That Rock and Roll,"" ""Frankenstein"" ""Rock 'n' Roll Boogie Woogie Blues"" & ""Hanging Around""
S02E01 Host: Curtis Mayfield 14/09/1973 --Curtis Mayfield (host) - ""Future Shock,"" ""Back to the World"" & ""Right On for the Darkness"" --The Bee Gees - ""Lonely Days"" & ""Run to Me"" --Jim Croce - ""I've Got a Name"" & ""Bad Bad Leroy Brown"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""Where Peaceful Waters Flow"" --Natural Four - ""Can This Be Real"" --Wilson Pickett - ""Get Me Back on Time Engine 9"" & ""Don't Knock My Love"" --Helen Reddy - ""Delta Dawn"" --Sly & the Family Stone - ""Everybody Is a Star"" --War - ""Gypsy man""
S02E02 Host: Wilson Pickett 21/09/1973 --Wilson Pickett (host) - ""Land of 1000 Dances,"" ""Funky Broadway,"" ""Never My Love"" & ""In the Midnight Hour"" --Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - ""Whenever You're Ready"" & ""Listen Here"" --Canned Heat - ""Dust My Broom"" & ""Lookin' for My Rainbow"" --The Chi-Lites - ""Stoned Out of My Mind"" & Oh Girl"" --Curtis Mayfield - ""Freddie's Dead"" --Brenda Patterson - ""Dance with Me Henry"" --Spooky Tooth - ""Cotton Growing Man"" --B.W. Stevenson - ""My Maria"" & ""Don't Go to Mexico""
S02E03 Hosts: Seals & Crofts 28/09/1973 --Seals & Crofts (hosts) - ""Diamond Girl,"" ""Dust On My Saddle,"" ""We May Never Pass This Way Again,"" ""Ruby Jean and Billie Lee"" & ""Pop Goes the Weasel"" --Paul Butterfield's Better Days - ""New Walkin' Blues"" & ""Broke My Baby's Heart"" --Ramblin' Jack Elliot - ""Talkin' Fishing Blues"" --Arlo Guthrie - ""Gypsy Davy"" ""Bling Blang"" --Leo Kottke - ""Bean Time"" --T. Rex - ""Hot Love"" & ""Bang a Gong (Get It On)"" --Uriah Heep - ""Stealin'"" & ""Sweet Freedom""
S02E04 Hosts: Gladys Knight & the Pips 05/10/1973 --Gladys Knight & the Pips (hosts) - ""Daddy Could Swear I Declare,"" ""Heavy Makes You Happy"" & ""Midnight Train to Georgia"" --Gladys Knight and B.B. King - ""The Thrill Is Gone"" --Earth, Wind & Fire - ""Evil"" & ""Power"" --Focus - ""Hocus Pocus,"" ""Sylvia,"" ""House of the King"" & ""Focus III"" --B.B. King - ""To Know You Is to Love You"" & ""How Blue Can You Get?"" --Chris Smither - ""Mail Order Mystics"" --Stories - ""Mammy Blue"" & ""Broken Love"" --Wolfman Jack and Monda - ""Ling Ting Tong""
S02E05 Hosts: The Bee Gees 12/10/1973 --The Bee Gees (hosts) - ""Massachusetts,"" ""Lay It on Me,"" ""Alive,"" ""Bye Bye Blackbird"" & ""Alone Again"" --The Bee Gees and Chuck Berry - ""Reelin' and Rockin'"" & ""Johnny B. Goode"" --Chuck Berry - ""Maybellene"" ""Sweet Little Sixteen"" --Apple and Appleberry - ""Landlord"" --King Crimson - ""Lark's Tongues in Aspic Part 2"" & ""Easy Money"" --Barbara Mason - ""Yes I'm Ready"" --Lee Michaels - ""Do You Know What I Mean,"" ""Barefootin'"" & ""Same Old Song""
S02E06 Hosts: War 19/10/1973 --War (hosts) - ""Cisco Kid,"" ""Me and Baby Brother,"" ""The World Is a Ghetto"" & ""City Country City"" --Bachman-Turner Overdrive - ""Hold Back the Water"" & ""Gimme Your Money Please"" --Climax Blues Band - ""Shake Your Love"" & ""Constant"" --Mott the Hoople - ""All the Way from Memphis"" & ""Rose"" --New York Dolls - ""Trash"" & ""Personality Crisis"" --Danny O'Keefe - ""Good Time's Charlie's Got the Blues"" & ""Angel Spread Your Wings"" --Piper - ""Bungle Rye""
S02E07 Hosts: Sly and the Family Stone 26/10/1973 --Sly and the Family Stone (hosts) - ""Stand,"" ""Higher,"" ""Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin),"" ""If You Want Me to Stay"" & ""Dance to the Music"" --Mark Almond - ""Get Yourself Together"" & ""The City"" --Little Sister - ""I'm the One You're the One"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Oh Heaven How You've Changed Me"" --Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - medley of hits & ""The Scalawag Song"" --Freddy Weller - ""The Perfect Stranger"" & ""The Roadmaster"" --Atlee Yeager - ""I Wanna Be Alone with You""
S02E08 Host: Chuck Berry 02/11/1973 --Chuck Berry (host) - ""Tulane,"" ""School Days,"" ""Johnny B. Good,"" ""Got It and Gone"" & ""Rock and Roll Music"" --Rick Derringer and the Edgar Winter Group - ""Rock and Roll Hootchie Koo"" --Fleetwood Mac - ""Miles Away"" & ""Believe Me"" --Shawn Phillips - ""Technotronic Lad"" & ""Spaceman"" --Johnny Taylor - ""Who's Making Love"" & ""I Believe in You"" --Muddy Waters - ""Can't Get No Grindin'"" & ""Got My Mojo Working"" --The Edgar Winter Group - ""Free Ride"" & ""Dying to Live""
S02E09 Host: Jerry Lee Lewis 09/11/1973 --Jerry Lee Lewis (host) - ""Breathless,"" ""Hold On I'm Coming,"" ""Chantilly Lace,"" Lonely Weekends,"" ""Silver Threads Among the Gold"" & ""Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"" --Jerry Lee Lewis and Linda Gail Lewis - ""Jackson"" --Ballin' Jack - ""This Song"" --Dalton and Dubarri - ""Any Other Man But Me"" & ""Take a Change"" --Flash - ""Dead Ahead"" & ""Psychosync"" --B.B. King - ""Hummingbird"" & ""Why I Sing the Blues"" --Ike and Tina Turner - ""River Deep Mountain High"" & ""Nutbush City Limits""
S02E10 The 1980 Floor Show starring David Bowie 16/11/1973 --Opening credits: male dancers pose forming letters spelling out ""Bowie The 1980 Floor Show"" (dancers appear throughout show). --David Bowie - medley: ""1984,"" ""You Didn't Hear It from Me"" and ""1984"" reprise --David Bowie - ""Sorrow"" --Dooshenka (female impersonator) introduces Carmen --Carmen (band from Spain) - ""Bulerias"" --David Bowie - ""Everything's Alright"" & ""Space Oddity"" --David Bowie - ""I Can't Explain"" --Marianne Faithfull - ""As Tears Go By"" --David Bowie - ""Time"" --The Troggs - ""Wild Thing"" --Carmen - ""Bullfight"" --David Bowie - ""Jean Genie"" --Marianne Faithfull - ""20th Century Blues"" --David Bowie and Marianne Faithfull - ""I Got You, Babe"" --The Troggs - ""I Can't Control Myself"" & ""Strange Movies"" --Closing credits: David Bowie - ""You Didn't Hear It from Me"" and ""1984"" (same performance as earlier in show)
S02E11 Host: Peter Noone 23/11/1973 Show taped in England: --Peter Noone (host) - ""Last Blues Song,"" ""Getting Over You"" & ""Oh You Pretty Thing"" --Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits - ""No Milk Today"" & ""There's a Kind of Hush"" --The Bee Gees - ""Bad Bad Dreams"" & ""Don't Wanna Be the One"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Showdown"" & ""Ma-Ma-Ma Belle"" --David Essex - ""Rock On"" & ""Lamplight"" --Manfred Mann's Earth Band - ""Joy Bringer"" & ""In the Beginning"" --Gilbert O'Sullivan - ""Ooh Baby,"" ""Get Down"" & ""Who Knows Perhaps Maybe"" --Robin Trower - ""Lady Love"" & ""Man of the World""
S02E12 Hosts: Procol Harum 30/11/1973 Show taped in London, England: --Procol Harum (hosts) - ""Conquistador,"" ""Whiter Shade of Pale,"" ""Grand Hotel,"" ""Fires Which Burn Brightly,"" ""Drunk Again,"" ""T.V. Caesar"" & ""Rule Brittania"" --Humble Pie - ""Oh La De Da,"" ""I Don't Need No Doctor"" & ""30 Days in the Hole"" --Alvin Lee and Mylon LeFevre - ""Rockin' Till the Sun Goes Down,"" ""Carry My Load"" & ""The World Is Changing"" --Steeleye Span - ""Cam Ye O-er Frae France""
S02E13 Hosts: The Four Tops 07/12/1973 --The Four Tops (hosts) - ""I Can't Help Myself,"" ""Love Music,"" ""Reach Out I'll Be There,"" ""Standing in the Shadows of Love,"" ""Sweet Understanding Love,"" ""Keeper of the Castle"" & ""One Woman Man"" --Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show - ""The Cover of Rolling Stone,"" ""Life Ain't Easy"" & ""Insane Asylum"" --John Mayall - ""California Campground"" & ""Room to Move"" --Mott the Hoople - ""Drivin' Sister"" & ""Hymn for the Dudes"" --Shawn Phillips - ""Baby's Breakthrough"" --Todd Rundgren - ""Black Maria"" & ""Hello It's Me""
S02E14 Hosts: Loggins & Messina 14/12/1973 --Loggins & Messina (hosts) - ""My Music,"" ""Danny's Song,"" ""Your Mama Don't Dance,"" ""You Need a Man,"" ""Coming to You"" & ""Sailin' the Wind"" --The Guess Who - ""Albert Flasher,"" ""Undun,"" ""Straighten Out,"" ""Star Baby"" & ""Glamour Boy"" --Leo Kottke - ""Vaseline Machine Gun #2"" --Martin Mull (comedy segment) - sings ""The Name Is Mull"" and ""Eggs"" --Billy Preston - ""Space Race,"" ""How Long Has the Train Been Gone"" & ""I'm So Tired"" --On film: clip from ""American Graffiti""
S02E15 Host: Jose Feliciano 21/12/1973 --Jose Feliciano (host) - ""Purple Haze,"" ""I Like What You Give,"" ""I Want to Learn a Love Song"" and ""Susie-Q"" --Clarence Carter - ""I'm the Midnight Special"" & ""Slip Away"" --Freshflavor with Richie Havens - ""Prometheus Bound"" --Roger McGuinn - ""Mr. Spaceman"" & ""Sweet Mary"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""You're No Good"" & ""Love Has No Pride"" --Sha Na Na - ""Get a Job,"" ""Sh-Boom"" & ""Tossin' and Turnin'"" --Also: Sha Na Na recreates a '50's dance contest
S02E16 Host: Marty Robbins 28/12/1973 Country Music Show: --Marty Robbins (host) - ""Gotta Travel On,"" ""20th Century Drifter,"" ""(Take Me Home) Country Roads,"" ""Beyond the Reef,"" ""Cool Water,"" ""Tumbling Tumbleweeds,"" ""El Paso"" & ""My Woman My Woman My Wife"" --Marty Robbins and Barbi Benton - ""Help Me Make It Through the Night"" --Bobby Bare - ""Detroit City"" & ""The Mermaid"" --Barbi Benton - ""Top of the World"" --Doug Kershaw - ""Mama's Got the Know How"" & ""Cajun Joe (Bully of the Bayou)"" --Barbara Mandrell - ""Show Me"" & ""The Midnight Oil"" --Charlie Rich - ""Break-Up (medley)"" & ""Behind Closed Doors"" --Johnny Rodriguez - ""Pass Me By"" & ""Bosier City Backyard Blues"" --Tanya Tucker - ""Jamestown Ferry"" & ""What's Your Mama's Name?""
S02E17 Million Sellers hosted by Wolfman Jack 04/01/1974 --Wolfman Jack (host) Taped clips of performers: --Loggins & Messina - ""Your Mama Don't Dance"" --Billy Preston - ""Will It Go Round in Circles?"" --Stories - ""Brother Louie"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""Midnight Train to Georgia"" --Edgar Winter Group - ""Frankenstein"" --The Spinners - ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love?"" --Curtis Mayfield - ""Superfly"" --Eric Weissberg (on banjo) and Deliverance (Steve Mandel on guitar?) perform ""Dueling Banjos,"" a song from the movie ""Deliverance"" --Jim Croce - ""Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"" --Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show - ""The Cover of Rolling Stone"" --Gilbert O'Sullivan - ""Get Down"" --Al Green - ""Call Me (Come Back Home)"" --Charlie Rich - ""Behind Closed Doors"" --The O'Jays - ""Love Train"" --Dobie Gray - ""Drift Away"" --Edward Bear - ""Last Song""
S02E18 Hosts: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show 11/01/1974 --Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show (hosts) - ""The Cover of 'Rolling Stone',"" ""Sylvia's Mother,"" ""Roland the Roadie and Gertrude the Groupie,"" ""Joe's Bar"" (or ""The Loneliest People in the World"") & ""The Soup Stone"" --Canned Heat - ""One More River to Cross"" --Canned Heat - Fats Domino medley (""We Remember Fats intro, ""The Fat Man,"" ""I'm in Love Again,"" ""I'm Walking,"" Whole Lotta Loving,"" ""Let the Four Winds Blow,"" ""I'm Ready"" & ""So Long"") --El Chicano - ""Tell Her She's Lovely"" and ""Viva Tirado Pt. II"" --Jo Jo Gunne - ""Run, Run, Run"" & ""I Wanna Love You"" --Leo Sayer - ""Tomorrow,"" ""Everything's Gonna Be Alright"" & ""The Show Must Go On"" --The Spinners - ""Ghetto Child,"" ""Life Ain't So Easy"" & ""How Could I Let You Get Away"" --Livingstone Taylor - ""Somewhere Over the Rainbow"" --Dr. Hook and cast sing a few bars of ""Happy Trails"" (finale)
S02E19 Host: Smokey Robinson 18/01/1974 --Smokey Robinson (host) - ""Show and Tell,"" ""Tracks of My Tears,"" ""Tears of a Clown,"" ""Mickey's Monkey,"" ""Baby Come Close"" and ""Just My Soul Responding"" --Paul Butterfield's Better Days - ""Take Your Pleasure Where You Can Find It"" & ""Down in the Bottom"" (or ""Meet Me in the Bar Room""??) --Grin - ""Beggar's Day,"" ""Believe"" & ""You're the Wait I've Been Waiting For"" --Eddie Kendricks - ""Keep On Truckin'"" & ""Boogie Down"" --Ann Peebles - ""I Can't Stand the Rain"" --Edwin Starr - ""Ain't It Hell up in Harlem"" & ""War"" --Johnny Taylor - ""It's Cheaper to Keep Her"" & ""We're Getting Careless with Our Love Affair""
S02E20 Host: Steve Miller 25/01/1974 --Steve Miller Band (hosts) - ""The Joker,"" ""Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma,"" ""Fly Like an Eagle"" & ""Sugar Babe"" --Brownsville Station - ""Smokin' in the Boys Room"" --Tim Buckley - ""Dolphins"" & ""Honey Man"" --James Cotton Band - ""Rocket 88"" --James Cotton Band - ""Big Boss Man"" (with Steve Miller) --Genesis - ""Watcher of the Skies"" & ""The Musical Box"" (another source listed the songs as ""This Is Your Fate"" & ""This Is My Song"") --James Gang - ""It Must Be Love""
S02E21 Host: Helen Reddy 01/02/1974 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Leave Me Alone,"" ""Delta Dawn,"" ""Don't Mess with a Woman,"" ""Time"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Franklin Ajaye - ""Spot"" --The Impressions - ""Preacher Man"" --Curtis Mayfield - ""If I Were a Child Again"" --Kenny Rankin - ""Why Do Fools Fall in Love"" & ""Haven't We Met"" --Rare Earth - ""Big John Is My Name,"" ""Born to Wander"" & ""Don't Fight It"" --Ike and Tina Turner - ""Land of 1000 Dances"" & ""It's Gonna Work Out Fine""
S02E22 Hosts: Ike and Tina Turner 08/02/1974 --Ike and Tina Turner (hosts) - ""City Girl Country Boy,"" ""With a Little Help from My Friends,"" ""Proud Mary"" & ""I Smell Trouble"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Showdown"" & ""Bluebird Is Dead"" --David Essex - ""Rock On"" & ""Streetfight"" --Jose Feliciano - ""I Like What You Give"" & ""Blame It On the Sun"" --Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids - ""Dancin' on a Saturday Night"" & ""Muleskinner Blues"" --Mandrill - ""Git It All"" --Todd Rundgren - ""Couldn't I Just Tell You?"" & ""The Dream Goes On Forever""
S02E23 Host: Roy Orbison 15/02/1974 ""Golden Oldies"" episode: --Roy Orbison (host) - ""Oh, Pretty Woman,"" ""Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream),"" Running Scared"" & ""Only the Lonely"" --The Drifters - ""Up on the Roof"" & ""Save the Last Dance for Me"" --Duane Eddy - ""Rebel Rouser"" & ""Ramrod"" --Lloyd Price - ""Personality"" & ""Stagger Lee"" --Tommy Roe - ""Sheila,"" ""Everybody"" & ""Jam Up Jelly Tight"" --Del Shannon - ""Runaway,"" ""Hats Off to Larry"" & ""Keep Searching (We'll Follow the Sun)"" --Bobby Vee - ""Take Good Care of My Baby,"" ""The Night Has a Thousand Eyes"" & ""Devil or Angel"" --Jackie Wilson - ""(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher,"" ""Lonely Teardrops"" & ""That's Why (I Love You So)""
S02E24 Host: Gordon Lightfoot 22/02/1974 --Gordon Lightfoot (guest host) - ""The List,"" ""If You Could Read My Mind,"" ""Don Quixote,"" ""Affair on Eighth Avenue,"" ""High and Dry"" & ""Sundown"" --The Guess Who - ""Share the Land"" & ""Star Baby"" --The James Gang - ""Standing in the Rain"" & ""The Devil Is Singing Our Song"" --Byron MacGregor - ""Americans"" --Maria Muldaur - ""Midnight at the Oasis"" & ""Don't You Feel My Leg"" --Redbone - ""Come and Get Your Love"" & ""Maggie"" --Ravi Shankar - ""Raga Jogiya""
S02E25 Hosts: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show 01/03/1974 --Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show (guest hosts) - ""Ever Come"" (or ""Never Come""), ""The Yodel,"" ""Marie Lavaux"" & ""Cops and Robbers"" --Foghat - ""Home in My Hands"" & ""Honey Hush"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Never Never Land"" --The Stylistics - ""Rockin' Roll Baby"" & ""You Make Me Feel Brand New"" --Uncle Crusty - ""Badly Bent"" --Peter Yarrow - ""Old Father Time"" & ""Jelly Jelly"" --Al Wilson - ""Show and Tell"" & ""Touch and Go""
S02E26 Hosts: Gladys Knight and the Pips 08/03/1974 --Gladys Knight and the Pips (guest host) - ""I've Got to Use My Imagination,"" ""Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me,"" ""On and On"" & ""Midnight Train to Georgia"" --Freshflavor with Richie Havens - ""Prometheus Bound"" & ""Loser"" --Jobriath - ""I'm a Man"" & ""Rock of Ages"" --Curtis Mayfield - ""Right On for the Darkness"" & ""To Be Invisible"" --Spooky Tooth - ""I Am the Walrus"" --Les Variations - ""Moroccan Roll"" & ""I Don't Know Why"" --Jim Weatherly - ""Loving You Is Just an Old Habit"" & ""Same Old Song and Dance""
S02E27 Hosts: The Pointer Sisters 15/03/1974 --The Pointer Sisters (guest hosts) - ""Yes We Can Can,"" ""Little Pony,"" ""Salt Peanuts"" (with Wolfman Jack), ""Bangin' on the Pipes,"" ""Steam Heat"" & ""Wang Dang Doodle"" --The Butts Band - ""Love Your Brother"" & ""Kansas City"" --The Crusaders - ""Lay It on the Line"" --Focus - ""Hocus Pocus"" & ""House of the King"" --Dan Hicks - ""There Ain't a Guy That Wouldn't Like to Be in My Shoes"" & ""Hummin' to Myself"" --Billy Paul - ""Thanks for Saving My Life"" & ""The Whole Town's Talking"" --Bonnie Pointer - ""Black Coffee"" --The Strawbs - ""Hero and Heroine"" & ""Round and Round""
S02E28 Host: Bill Withers 22/03/1974 --Bill Withers (guest host) - ""Ain't No Sunshine,"" ""The Same Love That Made Me Laugh,"" ""Lean on Me"" & ""Green Grass"" --Bill Withers & Cliff de Young - ""Sunshine"" film clip --Bill Withers, Bobby Womack and Buddy Miles - ""Railroad Man"" --Rory Gallagher - ""Tattoo'd Lady"" & ""Cradle Rock"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Bright Eyes"" & ""He Is the One"" --Buddy Miles - ""You Really Got Me"" --Montrose - ""Rock the Nation"" & ""Good Rockin' Tonight"" --Bobby Womack - ""Lookin' for a Love"" & ""Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out"" --Cliff de Young - ""My Sweet Lady"" & ""Sunshine on My Shoulders""
S02E29 Hosts: The Guess Who 29/03/1974 --The Guess Who (guest hosts) - ""American Woman,"" ""Star Baby,"" ""These Eyes,"" ""Clap for the Wolfman"" & ""Hand Me Down World"" --David Essex - ""Lamplight,"" ""On and On"" & ""Rock On"" --Leo Kottke (folk singer) - ""Bean Time"" --Judi Pulver - ""Statler Hilton"" & ""Sing for Your Supper"" --Sha Na Na - ""Rock Around the Clock,"" ""Teenager in Love"" & ""Tell Laura I Love Her"" --Slade - ""My Friend Stan"" ""Do We Still Do It"" & ""Everyday"" --Wishbone Ash - ""Blowin' Free"" & ""Vas Dis""
S02E30 Hosts: The Righteous Brothers 05/04/1974 --The Righteous Brothers - ""Hello Rock 'n' Roll""; medley #1 (""Soul and Inspiration,"" ""Unchained Melody,"" ""You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"" and ""Ebb Tide""); ""Roberto and Bill""; ""Lighten Up""; medley #2 (""Little Latin Lupe Lu,"" ""Koko Jo"" and ""My Babe""); medley #3 (""Swing Low Sweet Chariot,"" ""Swing Down Chariot,"" ""Down by the Riverside"" and ""Oh Happy Side"") & ""Rock 'n' Roll Loser."" --The Righteous Brothers and Paul Williams - ""Mr. Sandman"" --Bobby Hatfield - ""He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"" --New Riders of the Purple Sage - ""Panama Red"" ""Sunday Susie"" --Rosemary - ""Wildflower"" --The Staple Singers - ""If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)"" & ""Touch a Hand Make a Friend"" --Paul Williams - ""You and Me Against the World"" & ""Nice to Be Around""
S02E31 Host: Roy Clark 12/04/1974 --Roy Clark (host) - ""Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms,"" ""Yesterday When I Was Young,"" ""Honeymoon Feelin',"" ""Thank God and the Greyhound,"" ""Riders in the Sky"" & ""Black Mountain Rag"" --Roy Clark & Buck Trent - ""Dueling Banjos"" --Lynn Anderson - ""Listen to a Country Song"" & ""Smile for Me"" --Tom T. Hall - ""I Love"" & ""The Year That Clayton Thomas Died"" --Charlie McCoy - ""Orange Blossom Special"" --Tommy Overstreet - ""(Jeannie Marie) You Were a Lady"" --Mel Tillis - ""Midnight Me and the Blues"" & ""Sawmill"" --Diana Trask - ""When I Get My Hands On You"" --Conway Twitty - ""You've Never Been This Far Before,"" ""It's Only Make Believe,"" ""There's a Honky Tonk Angel"" & ""I'm Not Through Loving You Yet""
S02E32 Host: Curtis Mayfield 19/04/1974 --Curtis Mayfield (host) - ""If There's a Hell Below We're All Gonna Go,"" ""To Be Invisible,"" ""Give Me Your Love"" & ""No Thing on Me"" --The Impressions - ""I'm a Changed Man"" & ""People Get Ready"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""Best Thing That's Ever Happened to Me"" & ""On and On"" --Phil Ochs - ""The Power and the Glory"" & ""Changes"" --Status Quo - ""Big Fat Mama"" --Sugarloaf - ""Green Eyed Lady"" & ""I've Got a Song""
S02E33 Host: Charlie Rich 26/04/1974 --Charlie Rich (host) - ""Lonely Weekends,"" ""Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs,"" ""How I Became a Country Singer,"" ""Behind Closed Doors"" ""The Most Beautiful Girl,"" ""A Very Special Love Song,"" ""Big Boss Man"" & ""Dance of Love"" --Charlie Rich and Anne Murray - ""Break My Mind"" --Dobie Gray - ""Rockin' Chair,"" ""I Never Had it So Good"" & ""Drift Away"" --Anne Murray - ""You Won't See Me"" & ""A Love Song"" --The Staple Singers - ""I Ain't Raisin' No Sand"" ""Touch a Hand Make a Friend"" --The Treasures - ""The Right Combination""
S02E34 Hosts: The Spinners 03/05/1974 --The Spinners - ""One of a Kind Love Affair,"" ""Mighty Love,"" ""I'm Coming Home,"" ""It's a Shame"" & ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"" --Bedlam featuring Cozy Powell - ""Dance with the Devil"" & ""Set Me Free"" --Bloodstone - ""Outside Woman"" & ""Everybody Needs Love"" --Martha Reeves - ""Power of Love"" --Bobby Womack - ""Let It All Hang Out"" & ""Copper Kettle"" --Peter Yarrow - ""Isn't That So"" & ""That's Enough for Me""
S02E35 Host: George Carlin 10/05/1974 --George Carlin (host) --The Dramatics - ""Choosing Up on You"" & ""And I Panicked"" --Waylon Jennings - ""Good Hearted Woman"" & ""Louisiana Women"" --Puzzle - ""Everybody Wants to Be Somebody"" & ""My Love"" --Buffy Sainte-Marie - ""Sweet Little Vera"" & ""Generation"" --Leo Sayer - ""The Show Must Go On"" & ""Goodnight Old Friend"" --Livingston Taylor - ""Hallelujah I Love Her,"" ""Sit on Back"" & ""Cornbread and Buttermilk""
S02E36 Host: Frankie Avalon 17/05/1974 --Frankie Avalon (host) - ""Why,"" ""Just Ask Your Heart,"" ""De De Dinah,"" ""Gingerbread,"" ""Bobby Sox to Stockings"" & ""Venus"" --Frankie Avalon and Fabian - ""Scrapbook"" & ""Fireball 500"" --Lou Christie - ""The Gypsy Cried"" & ""Lightnin' Strikes"" --Fabian - ""Rock Around the Clock,"" ""Turn Me Loose"" & ""Tiger"" --The Fleetwoods - ""Come Softly to Me"" & ""Mr. Blue"" --Frankie Ford - ""Sea Cruise"" --Jimmie Rodgers - ""Kisses Sweeter Than Wine,"" ""Honeycomb"" & ""Oh Oh I'm Falling in Love Again"" --The Royal Teens - ""Short Shorts"" & 'the Great Midnight Special Rock 'n' Roll Opera"" --Sam and Dave - ""Hold On I'm Comin'"" & ""Soul Man"" --Shirley and Lee - ""Let the Good Times Roll""
S02E37 Host: Richard Pryor 24/05/1974 --Richard Pryor (host) - appears in comedy segments throughout the show --Bobby ""Blue"" Bland - ""Ain't That Loving You"" & ""Gotta Get to Know You"" --Marvin Hamlisch - ""The Entertainer"" & ""The Way We Were"" --New Riders of the Purple Sage - ""Glendale Train"" & ""South American Man"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Let Me Be There,"" ""If You Love Me Let Me Know"" & ""If Not for You"" --Melvin Van Peebles - ""Eyes on the Rabbit"" & ""A Birth Certificate Ain't Nothin' But a Death Warrant Anyway"" --Boz Scaggs - ""You Make It So Hard to Say No"" & ""Slow Dancer""
S02E38 Host: Marty Robbins 31/05/1974 --Marty Robbins (host) - ""I Couldn't Believe It Was True,"" ""Home on the Range,"" ""Down in the Little Green Valley,"" ""La Paloma,"" ""If I Were Howard Hughes,"" ""Don't You Think"" & ""Lord You Gave Me a Mountain"" --Bill Anderson - ""If You Can Live with It"" & ""My Life"" --Don Gibson - ""Touch the Morning"" --Freddie Hart - ""Easy Loving"" --George Jones - ""A Picture of Me"" --Charlie McCoy - ""Silver Threads and Golden Needles"" --Anne Murray - ""You Won't See Me"" & ""Children of My Mind"" --Tommy Overstreet - ""Gwen (Congratulations)"" --Johnny Rodriguez - ""Louisana Man"" & ""Something"" --Diana Trask - ""Lean It All on Me"" --Tammy Wynette - ""My Man""
S02E39 Hosts: The Kinks 07/06/1974 --The Kinks - ""You Really Got Me,"" ""Money Talks,"" ""Here Comes Yet Another Day,"" ""Celluloid Heroes"" & ""Skin and Bone"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Showdown"" & ""Bluebird Is Dead"" --Rory Gallagher - ""Hands Off"" & ""Who's That Comin'"" --Buddy Miles - ""Life Is What You Make It"" --Alan Price - ""In Times Like These"" & ""Between Today and Yesterday"" --Suzi Quatro - ""All Shook Up"" & ""Glycerine Queen""
S02E40 Host: David Steinberg (All-Comedy show) 28/06/1974 --David Steinberg (host) - appears in comedy segments throughout show, one segment with Wolfman Jack --The Ace Trucking Company (comedy troupe) --Franklin Ajaye - comedy segment --Kentucky Fried Theater - fashion show parody & ""Shaving Blindfolded"" --Freddie Prinze (comedy segment) --Monty Python's Flying Circus - comedy segment
S02E41 Host: Anne Murray 05/07/1974 --Anne Murray (host) - ""You Won't See Me,"" ""A Love Song,"" ""Robbie's Song For Jesus,"" ""He Thinks I Still Care"" & ""Ease Your Pain"" --Golden Earring - ""Radar Love"" --Eddie Kendricks - ""Son of Sagittarius"" & ""Boogie Down"" --Country Joe McDonald - ""Jesse James"" & ""All My Love in Vain"" --Rufus - ""Tell Me Something Good"" & ""You Got the Love"" --Buffy Sainte-Marie - ""Sweet Fast Hooker Blues,"" ""Hey Baby Howdja Do Me This Way"" & ""That's the Way You Fall in Love"" --The Wet Willie Band - ""Keep On Smilin'"" & ""Trust in the Lord""
S02E42 Host: Bobby Womack 12/07/1974 --Bobby Womack (host) - ""Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out"" ""Lookin' for Love,"" ""You Send Me,"" ""Fact of Life,"" He'll Get There When the Sun Goes Down"" & ""I Take It On Home"" --Bobby Womack and Wolfman Jack - ""Tired of Living in the Country"" --Chi Coltrane - ""Who Ever Told You"" & ""Let It Ride"" --David Essex - ""Lamplight"" & ""Streetfight"" --Kool & the Gang - ""Hollywood Swinging"" & ""Jungle Boogie"" --Elliott Murphy - ""How's the Family"" & ""Last of the Rock Stars"" --Tim Weisberg - ""Dreamspeaker"" & ""Streak-Out""
S02E43 Host: Helen Reddy 19/07/1974 --Helen Reddy - ""Keep on Singing,"" ""Pretty Pretty,"" ""Love Song for Jeffrey"" & ""You and Me Against the World"" --Peter Allen - ""More Than I Like You"" --Brownsville Station - ""I'm the Leader of the Gang"" & ""Kings of the Party"" --Janis Ian - ""Applause"" & ""The Man You Are In Me"" --Gabe Kaplan (comedian) - stand-up comedy segment --Dave Loggins - ""Please Come to Boston"" & ""Sunset Woman"" --Paul Williams - ""You Know Me"" & ""Driftwood""
S02E44 Host: Leon Russell 26/07/1974 --Leon Russell - ""Queen of the Roller Derby,"" ""Roll Away the Stone,"" ""Ain't That Peculiar,"" ""Tight Rope"" & ""Delta Lady"" --Leon Russell with the Gap Band - ""Alcatraz,"" ""Going Back,"" ""Smashed"" & ""Streakers Ball"" --The Gap Band - ""Magician's Holiday,"" ""Tommy's Groove"" & ""You Can Always Count on Me""
S02E45 Host: Leon Russell 02/08/1974 --Leon Russell - ""Jambalaya"" & ""Goodnight, Irene"" --Bobby Bare - ""Marie Lavaux"" --David Carradine - ""A Country Mile"" --John Hartford - ""Turn Your Radio On"" --Waylon Jennings - ""Pick Up the Tempo,"" ""Willie the Wandering Gypsy and Me"" & ""Can You Save Her"" --Doug Kershaw - ""Louisiana Man"" & ""Cajun Joe"" --Michael Murphy - ""The South Canadian River Song"" --Rick Nelson - ""Someone to Love"" & ""Garden Party"" --Willie Nelson - ""Stay All Night a Little Longer""
S02E46 Hosts: Sly and the Family Stone 09/08/1974 --Sly and the Family Stone (hosts) - ""Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin),"" ""Time for Livin',"" ""Small Talk,"" ""Family Affair,"" ""Dance to the Music,"" ""Music Lover,"" ""I Want to Take You Higher,"" ""If You Want Me to Stay,"" ""Stand"" & ""Loose Booty"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Travelin' Shoes,"" ""Sunshine Special"" &""Groundhog"" --Henry Gross - ""Come On Say It"" & ""Simone"" --Little Feat - ""Tripe Face Boogie""& ""Willin'"" --Roger McGuinn - ""Gate of Horn"" & ""Peace on You""
S02E47 Host: Little Richard 16/08/1974 --Little Richard (host) - ""The Midnight Special,"" ""In the Name,"" ""Ooh Poo Pah Doo,"" ""Greenwood Miss"" & ""Freedom Blues"" --Aerosmith - ""The Train Kept A Rollin'"" & ""Dream On"" --David Clayton-Thomas - ""Anytime Babe"" & ""And When I Die"" --Golden Earring - ""Radar Love"" --Eddie Kendricks - ""Hooked on Your Love"" & ""Keep On Truckin'"" --Kool & the Gang - ""Funky Stuff"" & ""Who's Gonna Take the Weight""
S02E48 Host: B.B. King 30/08/1974 --B.B. King (host) - ""Why I Sing the Blues,"" ""I Like to Live the Love,"" ""The Thrill Is Gone,"" ""I Got Some Help I Don't Need"" & ""Why I Sing the Blues"" --B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Papa John Creach - ""Gettin' It Together"" --Bobby ""Blue"" Bland - ""Goin' Down Slow"" --Paul Butterfield's Better Days - ""Meet in the Bottom"" --Papa John Creach - ""John's Other"" --John Lee Hooker - ""Boogie with the Hook"" --Big Mama Thornton - ""Ball and Chain"" --Joe Williams - ""Who She Do"" & ""Tell Me Where to Scratch"" --Jimmy Witherspoon - ""Nothing's Changed"" & ""Love Is a Five Letter Word""
S02E49 Host: Marvin Gaye 06/09/1974 Marvin Gaye concert taped August 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. --Marvin Gaye performs ""Trouble Man,"" ""Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler),"" ""Come Get to This"" and ""Keep Gettin' It On"" --Marvin Gaye - medley of hits: ""I'll Be Doggone,"" ""Try It Baby,"" ""Can I Get a Witness,"" ""You're a Wonderful One,"" ""Stubborn Kind of Fellow,"" ""How Sweet It Is,"" ""Distant Lover,"" ""Let's Get It On,"" ""Jan"" and ""What's Going On"" The show included interview segments, filmed at Marvin Gaye's house in Washington D.C., of Marvin Gaye with his parents Mrs. Alberta Gaye and Marvin Gaye, Sr.
S02E50 Hosts: The O'Jays 13/09/1974 --The O'Jays (hosts) - ""For the Love of Money,"" ""Sunshine,"" ""Love Train"" and a medley (""Put Your Hands Together,"" ""People Keep Tellin' Me,"" ""Time to Get Down,"" ""This Air I Breathe"" and ""People Keep Tellin' Me"") --Elvin Bishop - ""Stealing Watermelons,"" ""Calling All Cows"" & ""Sunshine Special"" --James Brown - ""Payback,"" ""Cold Sweat,"" ""I Can't Stand to Live,"" ""Papa's Got a Brand New Bag,"" ""Hell,"" ""Papa Don't Take No Mess"" & ""My Thang"" --Mick Jagger (music videos) - ""Happy,"" ""Tumbling Dice"" & ""Midnight Rambler""
S03E01 Host: Randy Newman 27/09/1974 --Randy Newman (host) - ""Mama Told Me Not to Come,"" ""Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear,"" ""Political Science,"" ""Davy and the Fat Boy,"" ""I Think It's Going to Rain Today,"" ""Rolling,"" ""All His Love"" & ""Louisiana 1927"" --Ry Cooder - ""Ditty Wah Ditty"" --Dr. John - ""Let's Make a Better World,"" ""Desitively Bonnaroo,"" ""Mos' Scocious"" & ""Mama Don't Allow"" --Dr. John and Maria Muldaur - ""Three Dollar Bill"" --Maria Muldaur - ""Sweetheart,"" Lover Man"" & ""Squeeze Me"" --The Turtles - ""Happy Together,"" ""Feel Older Now,"" ""Let Me Make Love to You"" & ""You Showed Me""
S03E02 Host: Al Green 04/10/1974 --Al Green (host) - ""Sweet Talk,"" ""Tired of Being Alone,"" ""Sha La La,"" ""Here I Am (Come and Take Me),"" ""I'm Still in Love with You"" & ""Love and Happiness."" --Al Green - medley: ""Funny How Time Slips Away,"" ""How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,"" ""For the Good Times"" and ""Let's Stay Together"" --Joe Cocker - ""Something"" & ""Delta Lady""
S03E03 Host: Jose Feliciano 11/10/1974 --Jose Feliciano (host) - ""My Sweet Lord,"" ""Chico and the Man,"" ""T.S.O.P.,"" ""Golden Lady"" & ""Love's Theme"" --Jesse Colin - ""Morning Sun"" & ""Light Shine"" --Hot Tuna - ""Hamar Promenade,"" ""Day to Day Out the Window Blues"" & ""I See the Light"" --The Main Ingredient - ""Everybody Plays the Fool,"" ""Happiness Is Just Around the Bend"" & ""Just Don't Want to Be Lonely"" --Buffy Sainte-Marie - ""I Can't Take It No More"" & ""That's the Way You Fall in Love""
S03E04 Host: Paul Anka 18/10/1974 --Paul Anka - ""You're Having My Baby,"" ""Jubilation,"" ""It Doesn't Matter Anymore,"" ""American Pie"" & ""Let Me Get to Know You"" --Odia Coates and Paul Anka - ""One Man Woman"" --James Brown - ""Papa Don't Take No Mess"" & ""Good Foot"" --Brownsville Station - ""Kings of the Party"" --The Guess Who with Wolfman Jack - ""Clap for the Wolfman"" --The Guess Who - ""American Woman"" --Ohio Players - ""Skin Tight"" --The Tymes - ""You Little Trustmaker""
S03E05 Host: David Steinberg (All-Comedy show) 25/10/1974 --David Steinberg (host) --Burns and Schreiber (comedy team of Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber) --The Committee (comedy troupe) --Steve Martin --Pat McCormick (comedian) --Monty Python's Flying Circus (clip from TV show) --Freddie Prinze (comedian)
S03E06 Host: Fats Domino 01/11/1974 --Fats Domino (host) - ""I'm in Love Again,"" ""Blueberry Hill,"" ""Ain't That a Shame?"" ""Josephine,"" ""Walkin' to New Orleans,"" ""I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday,"" ""Blue Monday,"" ""I Want to Walk You Home"" & ""When the Saints Go Marching In"" --The Coasters - ""Yakety Yak,"" ""Poison Ivy"" & ""Charlie Brown"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - ""Dawn,"" ""Let's Hang On,"" ""Can't Take My Eyes Off of You,"" ""Sherry,"" ""Walk Like a Man,"" ""Big Girls Don't Cry,"" ""Bye Bye Baby,"" ""Stay,"" ""My Eyes Adored You,"" ""Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"" & ""Rag Doll""
S03E07 Host: Redd Foxx 08/11/1974 --Redd Foxx (host) --Golden Earring - ""Big Tree Blue Sea,"" ""Candy's Going Bad,"" ""She Flies on Strange Wings"" & ""Love Is a Rodeo"" --Little Anthony and the Imperials - ""What Is Hip?"" ""Goin' Out of My Head,"" ""Hurts So Bad,"" ""I Don't Have to Worry"" & ""The Loneliest House on the Block"" --Orphan - ""I've Been Working""
S03E08 Host: Barry White 15/11/1974 --Barry White (host) - ""You're the First, the Last, My Everything,"" ""Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe,"" ""Never Gonna Give You Up,"" ""I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby"" & ""I Found Someone"" --The Eric Burdon Band - ""It's My Life,"" ""the Real Me"" & ""When I Was Young"" --Love Unlimited Orchestra - ""Love's Theme,"" ""Barry's Theme,"" ""I Belong to You,"" ""Oh Love We Finally Made It"" & ""Love Train""
S03E09 Host: George Carlin 15/11/1974 --George Carlin (host) --The Kiki Dee Band - ""I've Got the Music in Me"" --Roger McGuinn - ""Peace on You"" & ""Better Change"" --Sparks - ""Takent Is an Asset,"" ""This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us,"" ""Amateur Hour"" & ""Here In Heaven"" --Roy Wood's Wizzard - ""Brand New '88"" & ""Ball Park Incident""
S03E10 Host: Bobby Vinton 29/11/1974 --Bobby Vinton (host) - ""My Melody of Love"" ""I Honestly Love You"" & ""Mr. Lonely"" --Carl Carlton - ""Everlasting Love"" --Al Green - ""Sha La La,"" ""I'm Still in Love with You"" & ""Let's Stay Together"" --Rufus (featuring Chaka Khan) - ""Tell Me Something Good"" & ""You Got the Love"" --Neil Sedaka - ""Laughter in the Rain"" & ""Standing on the Inside"" --Billy Swan - ""I Can Help""
S03E11 Host: Tom Jones 06/12/1974 --Tom Jones (host) - ""My Soul Is a Witness,"" ""Greenwood, Mississippi,"" ""I Guess You Know Me Girl,"" ""Pledging My Love,"" medley, ""It Never Hurts to Be Nice to Somebody,"" ""Danny Boy,"" ""One Night with You,"" ""Right Place, Wrong Time"" & ""Pledging My Love"" --Paul Anka and Tom Jones - ""My Way"" & ""She's a Lady"" --Chuck Berry - ""Johnny B. Goode"" --Chuck Berry and Tom Jones - ""School Days,"" ""Memphis"" & ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --The Kiki Dee Band - ""I've Got the Music in Me""
S03E12 Million Sellers (Part 1) - Host: Wolfman Jack 13/12/1974 --Wolfman Jack (guest host) --Paul Anka - ""You're Having My Baby"" --Blue Magic - ""Sideshow"" --James Brown - ""The Payback"" --Gordon Lightfoot - ""Sundown"" --Love Unlimited Orchestra - ""Love's Theme"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""If You Love Me Let Me Know"" --Steve Miller - ""The Joker"" --Redbone - ""Come and Get Your Love"" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - ""Tell Me Something Good"" --The Stylistics - ""You Make Me Feel Brand New"" --Barry White - ""Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe"" & ""Never Gonna Give You Up"" --Bobby Womack - ""Looking for Love""
S03E13 Million Sellers (Part 2) - Host: Wolfman Jack 20/12/1974 --Brownsville Station - ""Smokin' in the Boys Room"" --David Essex - ""Rock On"" --Marvin Hamlisch - ""The Way We Were"" & ""The Entertainer"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""I've Got to Use My Imagination"" & ""Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me"" --Kool and the Gang - ""Hollywood Swinging"" & ""Jungle Boogie"" --The Main Ingredient - ""I Just Don't Want to Be Lonely"" --Byron McGregor - ""The Americans"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Let Me Be There"" --The O'Jays - ""For the Love of Money"" --Ohio Players - ""Skin Tight""
S03E14 Host: Charley Pride 27/12/1974 --Charley Pride (guest host) - ""Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone?"" ""Kiss an Angel Good Morning,"" ""Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town,"" ""Cotton Fields,"" ""All I Have to Offer You Is Me,"" ""Kawliga,"" ""It's Gonna Take a Little Bit Longer,"" ""Louisiana Man,"" ""Let Me Live"" & ""The Fugitive"" --The Four Guys - ""Too Late to Turn Back Now"" --Doug Kershaw - ""Diggy Diggy Lo,"" ""Battle of New Orleans,"" ""All I Want to Do Is Make Babies"" & ""Whatcha Gonna Do When You Can't"" --Ronnie Milsap - ""Rolling in My Sweet Baby's Arms,"" ""Pure Love"" and a medley of rock songs. --Gary Stewart - ""Drinking Thing""
S03E15 Hosts: The Guess Who 03/01/1975 --The Guess Who and Wolfman Jack - ""Clap for the Wolfman"" --The Guess Who (guest hosts) - ""Dancin' Fool,"" ""Bus Rider,"" ""Sour Suite,"" ""No Time,"" ""Diggin' Yourself"" and ""Dirty"" --Charlie Daniels - ""Way Down Yonder"" & ""I've Been Down"" --Montrose - ""I Got the Fire"" & ""Space Station #5"" --The Spencer Davis Group - ""Gimme Some Lovin',"" ""Workin' on the Railread"" & ""Don't Throw Your Change on Me""
S03E16 Hosts: The Righteous Brothers 10/01/1975 --The Righteous Brothers (guest hosts) - ""Dream On,"" ""Rock and Roll Heaven"" & ""Give It to the People"" --Bobby Hatfield - ""You Turn Me Around"" --Bill Medley - ""Brown Eyed Woman"" --Paul Anka - ""One Man Woman"" --Billy ""Crash"" Craddock - ""Ruby Baby"" --Carol Douglas - ""Doctor's Orders"" & ""Baby Don't Let This Good Love Die"" --George Foreman - ""Walk On"" --Gloria Gaynor - ""Never Can Say Goodbye"" --The Guess Who - ""Dancin' Fool"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""You're No good"" --Frankie Valli - ""My Eyes Adored You"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - oldies medley
S03E17 Hosts: Electric Light Orchestra 17/01/1975 --Electric Light Orchestra (guest hosts) - ""In the Hall of the Mountain King,"" ""Great Balls of Fire,"" ""Can't Get It out of My Head,"" ""Orange Blossom Special,"" ""Laredo Tornado,"" ""Flight of the Bumble Bee"" & ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --The Ohio Players - ""Jive Turkey"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""When Will I Be Loved?"" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - ""You Got the Love,"" ""I Am Woman,"" ""Packed My Bags"" & ""We Can Work It Out""
S03E18 Hosts: The Marshall Tucker Band 24/01/1975 Country-rock show: --The Marshall Tucker Band (guest hosts) - ""This Ol' Cowboy,"" ""In My Own Way"" & ""24 Hours at a Time"" --The Charlie Daniels Band - ""The South's Gonna Do It,"" ""Long Haired Country Boy"" & ""Caballo Diablo"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Let Me Be There"" & ""If Not for You"" --Poco - ""Hoedown,"" ""Whatever Happened to Your Smile?"" ""Rocky Mountain Breakdown,"" ""Sagebush Serenade"" & ""High and Dry""
S03E19 Host: Helen Reddy (2nd Anniversary Show) 31/01/1975 Second Anniversary Show --Helen Reddy (guest host) - ""Angie Baby,"" ""Emotion,"" ""Raised on Rock,"" ""I'll be Your Audience"" & ""I Think I'll Write a Song"" --Bachman-Turner Overdrive - ""Hold Back the Water"" --Joan Baez - ""Love Song to a Stranger"" --David Bowie (from 16-Nov-1973) - ""Space Oddity"" & ""Time"" --The Byrds (from 2-Feb-1973) - ""Mr. Tambourine Man"" & ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" (with new intro by Roger McGuinn). --Bobby Darin (from 16-Mar-73) - medley: ""Splish Splash"" & ""If I Were A Carpenter"" (segment presented as a tribute to the late singer) --The Doobie Brothers - ""Listen to the Music"" & ""Jesus Is Just Alright"" --Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles (from 30-Mar-73) - ""Takes Two to Tango"" --Gladys Knight & B.B. King - ""The Thrill Is Gone""
S03E20 Host: Dave Mason 07/02/1975 --Dave Mason (guest host) - ""World in Changes,"" ""Bring It On Home to Me,"" ""All Along the Watchtower,"" ""Every Woman,"" ""You Can't Take It When You Go,"" ""Only You Know and I Know,"" ""Lucille"" & ""Feelin' Alright"" --Average White Band - ""Got the Love,"" ""Work to Do"" & ""Nothing You Can Do"" --The Crusaders - ""Double Bubble"" & ""Stomp and Buck Dance"" --The Kiki Dee Band - ""You Need Help"" & ""Frozen One""
S03E21 Host: Neil Sedaka 14/02/1975 --Neil Sedaka (guest host) - That's When the Music Takes Me,"" ""The Immigrant,"" ""Laughter in the Rain,"" ""Standing on the Inside"" & ""Don't Let It Mess Your Mind"" --Todd Rundgren - ""Real Man,"" ""Freedom Fighter,"" ""Seven Rays,"" ""Born to Synthesize"" & ""Do Ya"" --Sister Sledge - ""Love Don't You Go Through No Changes on Me"" --The Spinners - ""Then Came you,"" 'I've Got to Make It on My Own,"" ""Living a Little, Laughing a Little"" & ""Sadie""
S03E22 Host: Steppenwolf 21/02/1975 --Steppenwolf (guest hosts) - ""Born to Be Wild,"" ""Gang War Blues,"" ""Smokey Factory Blues,"" ""Straight Shootin' Woman"" & ""Children of the Night"" --Herbie Hancock - ""Watermelon Man,"" ""Chameleon"" & ""Spank-A-Lee"" --The Headhunters - ""God Made Me Funky"" --P.F.M. - ""Celebration"" & ""Alta Loma Nine Till Five"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""Heart Like a Wheel"" & ""Heat Wave""
S03E23 Hosts: B.T. Express 28/02/1975 --B.T. Express (guest hosts) - ""Do It ('Til You're Satisfied),"" ""This House Is Smokin',"" ""Express,"" ""That's What I Want for You Baby"" & ""Do You Like It?"" --Peter Allen - ""Just Ask Me I've Been There"" & ""Continental American"" --Sha Na Na - ""Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,"" ""All Shook Up"" & ""Sixteen Candles"" --Sugarloaf - ""Green Eyed Lady"" & ""Don't Call Us, We'll Call You"" --Jimmy Witherspoon - ""Love Is a Five Letter Word"" & ""Goin' Down Slow""
S03E24 Host: Olivia Newton-John 07/03/1975 --Olivia Newton-John (host) - ""If You Love Me (Let Me Know),"" ""Have You Never Been Mellow?"" ""You Ain't Got the Right,"" ""The Air That I Breathe"" & ""I Never Did Sing You a Love Song"" --Waylon Jennings - ""Honkey Tonk Heroes"" & ""You Ask Me To"" --Kenny Rankin - ""Silver Morning"" & ""Catfish"" --Ike and Tina Turner - ""Sexy Ida,"" ""Bayou Song"" and ""Baby Get It On"" --Salute to Leo Sayer. Leo is shown singing ""The Show Must Go On,"" ""Long Tall Glasses"" and ""It's Your Way"" --Leo Sayer - ""In My Life"" (or ""I've Got to Do Something with My Life"") and ""The Dancer""
S03E25 Host: Clive Davis 14/03/1975 --Clive Davis (guest host, record executive) --Blood, Sweat and Tears - ""You've Made Me So Very Happy"" & ""I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Midnight Blue"" --Barry Manilow - ""Mandy"" --Barry Manilow and Martha Reeves - medley (including ""Dancing in the Streets"") --Janis Joplin (on film) - ""Try"" --Gil Scott-Heron - ""The Bottle"" & ""Must Be Something""
S03E26 Hosts: Black Oak Arkansas 21/03/1975 --Black Oak Arkansas (guest hosts) - ""Jim Dandy,"" ""Hey Y'all,"" ""Taxman,"" ""High and Dry,"" ""Back Door Man,"" ""Lord Have Mercy"" & ""Hot and Nasty"" --Grey Ghost - ""Burning Whiskey"" & ""Old West Outlaws"" --Alvin Lee & Company - ""Somebody's Calling Me,"" ""Time and Space,"" ""Going Through the Door"" & ""Ride My Train"" --Montrose - ""I Got the Fire"" & ""Paper Money""
S03E27 International Acts hosted by Wolfman Jack 28/03/1975 International Acts hosted by Wolfman Jack --Brian Cadd - ""Think It Over"" & ""Let Go"" --The Electric Light Orchestra - ""Can't Get It Out of My Head"" & ""Great Balls of Fire"" --Rory Gallagher - ""Tattoo'd Lady"" & ""Cradle Rock"" --Golden Earring - ""Love Is a Rodeo"" & ""Candy's Going Bad"" --The Guess Who (from Canada) - ""Diggin' Yourself"" & ""Dirty"" --P.F.M. - ""Celebration"" --Ravi Shankar (from India) - ""Raja Jogiya""
S03E28 Hosts: The Ohio Players 04/04/1975 Ohio Players concert taped at the University of Chicago. --The Ohio Players - ""Jive Turkey,"" ""Fire"" (Parts 1 & 2), ""I Want to Be Free,"" ""Skin Tight"" (Parts 1 & 2) and ""Pain"" (Parts 1 & 2).
S03E29 Co-hosts: Wet Willie and Charlie Daniels 11/04/1975 --The Charlie Daniels Band - ""The South's Gonna Do It,"" ""Orange Blossom Special,"" ""Long Haired Country Boy,"" ""Trudy"" & ""Caballo Diablo"" --Bonnie Bramlett - ""(Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me) Higher and Higher"" & ""Your Love Has Brought Me (A Mighty Long Way)"" --John Mayall - ""Step in the Sun"" & ""So Much to Do"" --B.J. Thomas - ""Hooked on a Feeling"" & ""(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song"" --Wet Willie - ""Dixie Rock,"" ""Leona,"" ""Keep On Smilin'"" & ""Mama Didn't Raise No Fool""
S03E30 Hosts: Earth, Wind & Fire 18/04/1975 --Earth, Wind & Fire (guest hosts) - ""Shining Star,"" ""Mighty Mighty,"" ""Devotion"" & ""Yearning Learning"" --LaBelle - ""Lady Marmalade,"" ""What Can I Do For You?"" ""Are You Lonely"" & ""Happy Feelin'"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Just Too Many People,"" ""Party Music"" & ""Midnight Blue"" --Leo Sayer - ""Long Tall Glasses"" & ""In My Life""
S03E31 Hosts: Rod Stewart & The Faces 25/04/1975 --Rod Stewart - ""Bring it On Home to Me,"" ""You Send Me,"" ""Take a Look at the Guy,"" ""Angel,"" ""I Can Feel the Fire,"" ""You Can Make Me Dance,"" ""You Wear it Well,"" ""Maggie May"" & ""We'll Meet Again"" --Rod Stewart and Keith Richards - ""Sweet Little Rock and Roller"" and ""Twisting the Night Away""
S03E32 Host: Billy Preston 02/05/1975 --Billy Preston (guest host) - ""Nothing from Nothing,"" ""Found the Love,"" ""It's My Pleasure,"" ""Let Me Sing My Song,"" ""All My Life"" & ""Outa-Space"" --Jeff Beck --LaBelle --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan --Tonto - ""Bittersweet""
S03E33 Host: Wolfman Jack 09/05/1975 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Larry Gatlin - ""Penny Annie"" & ""Help Me"" --Graham Central Station - medley Part I, medley Part II & ""Feel the Need"" --Ohio Players - ""I Want to Be Free"" --Roxy Music - ""Out of the Blue,"" ""The Thrill of It All"" & ""A Really Good Time"" --The Strawbs - ""Lemon Pie"" & ""The Life Auction""
S03E34 Host: Chubby Checker 16/05/1975 --Chubby Checker (guest host) - ""The Twist,"" ""Pony Time,"" ""Slow Twistin',"" ""Let's Twist Again,"" ""Hound Dog"" & ""I Saw Her Standing There"" --The Angels - ""My Boyfriend's Back,"" ""Till"" & a medley of oldies. --Danny and the Juniors - ""Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay,"" ""At the Hop"" & ""Sometimes"" --Bo Diddley - ""Bo Diddley"" & ""Crackin' Up"" --The Drifters - ""Up on the Roof"" & ""Save the Last Dance for Me"" --Lesley Gore - medley (""It's My Party,"" ""Judy's Turn to Cry,"" ""Maybe I Know"" and ""You Don't Own Me"") --The Tymes - ""So Much in Love""
S03E35 Host: Don Cornelius 23/05/1975 --Don Cornelius (guest host, was host of ""Soul Train"" from 1971-1997) --Consumer Rapport - ""Ease on Down the Road"" & ""Everybody Join Hands"" --Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes - ""I Wanna Dance Wit' Choo"" & ""Get Dancin'"" --Earth, Wind & Fire - ""Shining Star"" & ""Mighty Mighty"" --Herbie Mann - ""I Can't Turn You Loose,"" ""High Above the Andes"" & ""Hijack"" --Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - ""Bad Luck,"" ""The Love I Lost"" & ""Hope We Can Get Together Soon"" --The Whispers - ""A Mother for My Children"" & ""Bingo""
S03E36 Host: Joan Baez 30/05/1975 --Joan Baez (guest host) - ""Fountain of Sorrow,"" ""Diamonds and Rust,"" ""Jesse,"" ""Children and All That Jazz,"" ""Simple Twist of Fate,"" ""Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"" & ""Winds of the Old Days"" --Joan Baez and Hoyt Axton - ""Lion in the Winter"" --Hoyt Axton - ""Will the Circle Be Unbroken"" & ""When the Morning Comes"" --Hampton Hawes - ""Irene"" & ""Pink Peaches"" --Kool and the Gang - ""Spirit of the Boogie,"" ""Rhyme Tyme People"" & ""Summer Madness""
S03E37 Hosts: Seals & Crofts 13/06/1975 --Seals & Crofts (guest hosts) - ""I'll Play for You,"" ""Ugly City,"" ""Blue Bonnet Nation"" & ""Wisdom"" --Ron Dante - ""Midnight Show"" --Ben E. King - ""Supernatural Thing,"" ""happiness Is Where You Find It"" & ""Do It in the Name of Love"" --Barry Manilow - ""It's a Miracle,"" ""Could It Be Magic,"" ""Avenue C,"" ""Sweet Life"" & ""Ashes in the Snow"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""(Take Me Home) Country Roads""
S03E38 Host: Herb Alpert 20/06/1975 --Herb Alpert (guest host) - ""Coney Island,"" ""Carmine,"" ""Never Never Land"" & ""Desert Dance"" --Herb Alpert - medley of hits (""Lonely Bull,"" ""Spanish Flea,"" ""This Guy's in Love with You,"" ""Taste of Honey"" and ""Zorba the Greek"") --The Captain and Tennille - ""Love Will Keep Us Together"" ""Cuddle Up"" --Billy Preston - ""Song of Joy"" --Phoebe Snow - ""Poetry Man"" & ""Harpo's Blues"" --Supertramp - ""Hide in Your Shell"" & ""Bloody Well Right""
S03E39 Host: Flip Wilson 27/06/1975 --Flip Wilson (guest host) --Ace - ""How Long"" & ""Sniffin' About"" --Jessi Colter - ""I'm Not Lisa"" & ""Storms Never Last"" --Rose - ""Whole New Thing"" --Leo Sayer - ""One Man Band"" & ""Train"" --The Temptations - ""The Midnight Special,"" ""Glass House,"" ""Memories,"" ""Firefly,"" ""A Song for You,"" ""Shakey Ground,"" ""Happy People"" and a medley of hits.
S03E40 Host: Frankie Valli 04/07/1975 --Frankie Valli (guest host) - ""Swearin' to God,"" ""My Eyes Adored You,"" ""I Got Eyes for You Ruby"" & ""Can't Take My Eyes off of You"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - ""Who Loves You"" & ""Silence Is Golden"" --The Four Seasons - ""Warsaw Concerto"" --Freddy Fender - ""Before the Next Teardrop Falls"" & ""Wasted Days and Wasted Nights"" --The Hollies - ""Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress,"" ""Another Night"" & ""Sandy"" --Orleans - ""Let There Be Music,"" ""Dance with Me"" & ""Tongue Tied""
S03E41 Host: Flip Wilson 11/07/1975 --Flip Wilson (guest host) --Blue Magic - ""Never Get Over You,"" ""Three Ring Circus"" & ""Berries in Salinas"" --KISS - ""Deuce"" & ""Black Diamond"" --Jenny Rankin - ""Silver Morning,"" ""Birembau"" & ""Killed a Cat"" --Carol Wayne - rock music news ('Rock Rap' segment) --Midnight Special tribute to Helen Reddy (hosted by Flip Wison)
S03E42 Helen Reddy / Mac Davis / Minnie Riperton 18/07/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Bluebird,"" ""I Believe in Music,"" ""Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady,"" ""Free and Easy,"" ""Long Time Looking"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Mac Davis - ""Burnin' Thing,"" ""Rock and Roll I Gave You the Best Years of My Life"" --Waylon Jennings - ""Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?"" & ""Let's All Help the Cowboys (Sing the Blues)"" --Steve Martin (stand-up comedy segment) --Minnie Riperton - ""Lovin' You,"" ""Adventures in Paradise"" & ""Inside My Love"" --Joe Simon - ""Get Down Get Down"" --Midnight Special tribute: Cat Stevens (narrated by Helen Reddy)
S03E43 Helen Reddy / Jessi Colter / Janis Ian 25/07/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Angie Baby,"" ""Bluebird,"" ""I Am Woman"" and a medley of hits (""Leave Me Alone,"" ""I Don't Know How to Love Him"" and ""Delta Dawn"") --Helen Reddy and Neil Sedaka - ""Don't Let It Mess Your Mind"" --Jessi Colter - ""I'm Not Lisa"" & ""You Ain't Never Been Loved"" --Janis Ian - ""At Seventeen"" & ""When the Party's Over"" --Kraftwerk - ""Autobahn"" --Neil Sedaka - ""That's When the Music Takes Me"" & ""Love Will Keep Us Together"" --Midnight Special tribute: The Bee Gees
S03E44 Helen Reddy / Glen Campbell / Uriah Heep 15/08/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Peaceful,"" ""Think I'll Write a Song"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Glen Campbell - ""By the Time I Get to Phoenix,"" ""Rhinestone Cowboy"" & ""My Girl"" --Glen Campbell and Helen Reddy - ""By the Time I Get to Phoenix,"" ""Wichita Lineman"" and ""Gentle on My Mind"" --Gwen McCrae - ""Rockin' Chair"" & ""He Don't Ever Lose the Groove"" --Uriah Heep - Devil's Daughter,"" ""Return to Fantasy"" & ""Prima Donna"" --Midnight Special tribute to Aretha Franklin
S03E45 Helen Reddy / Roger Daltrey 22/08/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""L.A. Breakdown,"" ""I Got a Name"" & ""I Am Woman"" --The Amazing Rhythm Aces - ""Third Rate Romance"" & ""Anything You Want"" --Roger Daltrey - ""Tommy,"" ""Come and Get Your Love"" & ""Walking the Dog"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Midnight Blue"" & ""Just Too Many People"" --Charlie Rich - ""Midnight Blues"" & ""Everytime You Touch Me (I Get High)""
S03E46 Helen Reddy / Johnny Rivers 29/08/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""The Last Blues Song,"" ""Crazy Love"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Jose Feliciano - ""Chico and the Man,"" ""Marie"" & ""No Jive"" --Wayon Jennings - ""I'll Be a Long Time Leaving"" & ""Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?"" --George McCrae - ""Rock Your Baby"" & ""I Ain't Lyin'"" --Johnny Rivers - ""The Midnight Special,"" ""Help Me Rhonda"" and a medley of hits. --Midnight Special salute to Neil Young (narrated by Helen Reddy)
S03E47 Helen Reddy / Frankie Valli 05/09/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady,"" ""Lovin' You"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Helen Reddy - ""Big Yellow Taxi"" (Midnight Special hit) --Hoyt Axton - ""Paid in Advance"" --Peter Frampton - ""(I'll Give You) Money,"" ""Nowhere's Too Far"" & ""Baby I Love Your Way"" --Frankie Valli - ""Swearin' to God"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - ""Who Loves You"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""Get Down Tonight"" & ""That's the Way (I Like It)""
S03E48 Helen Reddy / The Bee Gees / Janis Ian 12/09/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady,"" ""The Midnight Special,"" ""Mama"" & ""I Am Woman"" --BT Expess - ""Give It What You Got"" & ""Peace Pipe"" --The Bee Gees - ""Jive Talkin'"" & ""Nights on Broadway"" --The Bee Gees with Helen Reddy - ""To Love Somebody"" --The Eagles - ""One of These Nights"" (might be a music video) --Janis Ian - ""At Seventeen"" & ""When the Party's Over"" --Orleans - ""Dance with Me,"" ""Let There Be Music"" & ""Tongue Tied""
S04E01 Helen Reddy / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Phoebe Snow 19/09/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I'll Be Your Audience,"" ""Time"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Billy Braver (comedy segment) --The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - ""Dream,"" ""Bayou Jubilee,"" The Battle of New Orleans"" & ""Mother of Love"" --Phoebe Snow - ""I Don't Want the Night to End"" & ""Poetry Man"" --Paul Williams - ""Cried Like a Baby"" & ""Old Souls"" --Midnight Special salute to David Bowie --Hit of the Week: ""Bad Bad Leroy Brown"" (an animated film of the Jim Croce recording)
S04E02 Helen Reddy / Isaac Hayes / Barry Manilow 26/09/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Raised on Rock,"" ""You and Me Against the World"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Helen Reddy and Isaac Hayes - ""Body Language,"" --Isaac Hayes - ""Feel Like Makin' Love,"" ""Come Live with Me"" & ""I Can't Turn Around"" --The Committee (comedy troupe) - perform 2 sketches. --Barry Manilow - ""Could It Be Magic?"" & ""I Want to Be Somebody's Baby"" --Midnight Special tribute to Chuck Berry
S04E03 Helen Reddy / Roger Miller / Keith Carradine 03/10/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Mrs. Robinson,"" ""Songs"" & ""Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady"" --Larry Beezer (comedy segment) --Keith Carradine - ""I'm Easy"" & ""Honey Won't You Let Me Be Your Friend"" --Keith Carradine and Helen Reddy - ""It Don't Worry me"" --The Crusaders - ""Creole"" & ""Soul Caravan"" --Janis Ian - ""In the Winter"" & ""Bayonne Blues"" --Roger Miller - ""All I Love Is You,"" ""The Day I Jumped from Uncle Harvey's Plane"" & ""Fraulein"" --Roger Miller & Helen Reddy - ""In the Summertime""
S04E04 Helen Reddy / Bee Gees / Ike & Tina Turner 10/10/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""This Must Be Wrong"" & ""You're My Home"" --The Bee Gees - ""Nights on Broadway,"" ""Wind of Change"" and a medley of hits. --Billy Joel - ""Travelin' Prayer"" & ""Ballad of Billy the Kid"" --Mel Tillis - ""Rainy Day Woman"" & ""Mental Revenge"" --Ike and Tina Turner - ""Sexy Ida"" & ""Baby Get It On"" --Midnight Special salute to Joan Baez (narrated by Wolfman Jack)
S04E05 Host: Glen Campbell / Mac Davis 24/10/1975 --Glen Campbell (guest host) - ""Rhinestone Cowboy,"" ""Coutry Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.),"" ""When Will I Be Loved?"" ""Marie"" & ""Gentle on My Mind"" --Glen Campbell and Mac Davis - ""Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me"" --Mac Davis - ""Naughty Girl"" --Glen Campbell and Gwen McCrae - ""Rockin' Chair"" --Gwen McCrae - ""Love Insurance"" & ""Move Me Baby"" --Glen Campbell talks with L.A. Police Chief Edward Davis. --""Star Talk"" - Three segments with celebrities answering questions (on film).
S04E06 Helen Reddy / J. Geils Band / Hudson Brothers 31/10/1975 --Gabe Kaplan (cameo) - introduces Helen Reddy --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Angie Baby,"" ""Pretty Pretty,"" ""Long Hard Climb,"" ""Talk"" & ""I Am Woman"" --The J. Geils Band - ""Love Itis,"" ""Orange Driver"" & ""Give It to Me"" --The Hudson Brothers - ""Ma Ma Ma Baby"" & ""Stop"" --Tavares - ""It Only Takes a Minute"" & ""Free Ride""
S04E07 Helen Reddy / Merle Haggard / Roger Daltrey 07/11/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Travelin' Band,"" ""You Have Lived"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Roger Daltrey - ""Come and Get Your Love"" & ""Near to Surrender"" --Merle Haggard - medley of songs & ""Working Man Blues."" Plus a fiddle medley. --Merle Haggard & Helen Reddy - ""Today I Started Loving You Again"" --Ohio Players - ""Fire"" & ""Sweet Sticky Thing"" --""Hit of the Week"": Carly Simon - ""You're So Vain"" --Midnight Special salute: Glen Campbell
S04E08 Helen Reddy / Neil Sedaka / Freddie Prinze 14/11/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Delta Dawn,"" ""Emotion"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Helen Reddy and Neil Sedaka - ""Sad Eyes"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""Natural Woman"" --The Captain and Tennille with Neil Sedaka - ""Love Will Keep Us Together"" --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""(That's the Way) I Like It"" & ""Get Down Tonight"" --Freddie Prinze (stand-up comedy) --Neil Sedaka - ""Bad Blood,"" ""Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,"" ""Lonely Night (Angel Face),"" ""When You Were Loving Me"" --""Hit of the Week"": The Rolling Stones' ""Brown Sugar""
S04E09 Helen Reddy / David Essex / Brenda Lee / Jimmie Walker 21/11/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Angie Baby"" & ""Somewhere in the Night"" --David Essex - ""Rock On,"" ""All the Fun of the Fair"" & ""Won't Get Burned Again"" --Brenda Lee - ""Bringing It Back"" & ""Too Hard to Handle"" --Tom Scott & L.A. Express - ""Good Evening Mr. and Mrs. America,"" ""Tomcat"" & ""Rock Island Rocket"" --Jimmie Walker (stand-up comedy)
S04E10 Helen Reddy / Frankie Valli / KISS / Barry Manilow 28/11/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Birthday Song,"" ""Belle of the Blues"" & ""I Am Woman"" --David Brenner (comedy segment) --KISS - ""Deuce"" & ""She"" --Barry Manilow - ""Something's Comin' Up,"" ""Tryin' to Get That Feelin' Again"" & ""I Want to Be Somebody's Baby"" --Frankie Valli - ""My Eyes Adored You"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - ""Who Loves You?"" --Midnight Special tribute to Harry Nilsson
S04E11 Helen Reddy / Natalie Cole / Bee Gees / Olivia Newton-John 05/12/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Don't Mess with a Woman,"" ""Are You Alright?"" & ""I Am Woman"" --The Bee Gees - ""Nights on Broadway,"" medley of hits & ""Jive Talkin"" --Natalie Cole - ""This Will Be,"" ""Inseparable"" & ""Your Face Stays in My Mind"" --Mickey Gilley - ""Honkey Tonk Wine"" & ""If You Were Mine to Lose"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Let It Shine"" & ""He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother""
S04E12 Helen Reddy / Anne Murray / Rufus feat. Chaka Khan 12/12/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Keep On Singing,"" Get Off Me Baby"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Glen Campbell - ""Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)"" & ""My Girl"" --George Miller (stand-up comedy) --Anne Murray - ""Blue Finger Lou"" ""Sunday Sunrise"" --Anne Murray and Johnny Rivers - ""You Won't See Me"" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - ""Sweet Thing,"" ""Fool's Paradise"" & ""One You Get Started"" --The Whitneys - ""I Got the Music in Me"" & ""I Need Your Loving Everyday"" --Midnight Special salute: Gordon Lightfoot
S04E13 Helen Reddy / Petula Clark / Peter Frampton 19/12/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Where Is My Friend?"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Petula Clark - ""My Love"" --Helen Reddy & Petula Clark - ""Super Loving Lady"" --Ohio Players - ""Love Rollercoaster"" & ""Honey"" --Peter Frampton - ""Show Me the Way,"" ""Baby I Love Your Way"" & ""Do You Feel Like We Do"" --Cotton, Lloyd & Christian - ""I Can Sing I Can Dance"" & ""I Go to Pieces""
S04E14 Host: Helen Reddy / Dolly Parton / Charlie Rich 26/12/1975 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Somewhere in the Night,"" ""Lady Chain"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Dolly Parton - ""Jolene"" & ""We Used To"" --Allan Price - ""Jarrow Song"" & ""City Lights"" --Charlie Rich - ""Midnight Blues"" & ""All Over Me"" --Leo Sayer - ""Another Time"" --Roy Wood's Wizzard - ""This Is the Story of My Love"" & ""Forever""
S04E15 Helen Reddy / Joan Baez / ELO 09/01/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Angie Baby"" --Joan Baez - ""Diamonds and Rust"" & ""Children and All That Jazz"" --Glen Campbell - ""Rhinestone Cowboy"" --Earth, Wind & Fire - ""Shining Star"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Can't Get It Out of My Head"" & ""Laredo Tornado"" --Freddy Fender - ""Wasted Days and Wasted Nights"" --Janis Ian - ""At Seventeen"" --LaBelle - ""Lady Marmalade"" --Minnie Riperton - ""Lovin' You"" --Neil Sedaka - medley of hits & ""Bad Blood""
S04E16 Helen Reddy / Staple Singers / Poco 16/01/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I've Been Wanting You,"" ""Loneliness"" & ""I Am Woman"" --The Staple Singers - ""Let's Do It Again"" ""Respect Yourself"" ""Funky Love"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Let It Shine"" & ""Lovers"" --Poco - ""Kep On Tryin',"" ""Sagebrush Serenade"" & ""Makin' Love"" --Kenny Rankin - ""In the Name of Love"" & ""Lost Up in Loving You"" --Midnight Special salute: B.B. King
S04E17 Helen Reddy / Natalie Cole / Petula Clark 23/01/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Sweet Sympathy,"" ""You Know Me"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Petula Clark - ""Give Me a Smile"" & ""Going Out of My Head"" --Natalie Cole - ""This Will Be"" & ""I Can't Say No"" --C.W. McCall - ""Convoy"" & ""The Silverton"" --Uriah Heep - ""Shady Lady"" --Ted Neely - ""Paradise"" & ""Gethsemane"" --Billy Braver (stand-up comedian)
S04E18 Helen Reddy / 5th Dimension / Tom T. Hall 30/01/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Our House,"" ""God Bless the Child"" & ""I Am Woman"" --The 5th Dimension - ""Just Too Many People"" & medley of hits (""Up, Up and Away,"" ""Stone Soul Picnic,"" ""Wedding Bell Blues,"" ""One Less Bell to Answer,"" ""Aquarius"" & ""We're Going Places Together"") --Tom T. Hall - ""I Like Beer"" & ""Pamela Brown"" --Janis Ian - ""This Must Be Wrong"" & ""Jesse"" --Queen - ""Bohemian Rhapsody"" (probably a music video) --Tim Thomerson (comedy segment) --Midnight Special salute to Frank Zappa
S04E19 Host: Wolfman Jack (3rd Anniversary Show, Part 1) 13/02/1976 Third Anniversary Show --Wolfman Jack (host) --Herb Alpert (from 20-Jun-75) - ""Desert Dance"" and a medley of hits (""Lonely Bull,"" ""Spanish Flea,"" ""This Guy's in Love with You,"" ""Taste of Honey"" and ""Zorba the Greek"") --Glen Campbell - ""Rhinestone Cowboy"" --George Carlin (stand-up comedy) --Gladys Knight and the Pips - ""Midnight Train to Georgia"" & ""I've Got to Use My Imagination"" --Randy Newman - ""All His Love"" --The O'Jays - ""Put Your Hands Together"" and a medley (""People Keep Telling Me,"" ""Time to Get Down,"" ""This Air I Breathe,"" ""992 Arguments"" and ""Backstabbers"") --Linda Ronstadt - ""When Will I Be Loved"" --Frankie Valli - ""My Eyes Adored You"" and a medley of hits (""Sherry,"" ""Walk Like a Man,"" ""Big Girls Don't Cry"" and ""Bye Bye Baby"") --Salute to Elton John
S04E20 Host: Wolfman Jack (3rd Anniversary Show, Part 2) 20/02/1976 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Paul Anka - ""You're Having My Baby"" & ""Jubilation"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""(You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman"" --Mac Davis - ""Something's Burning"" --Janis Ian - ""At Seventeen"" & ""When the Party's Over"" --Barry Manilow - ""Could It Be Magic"" --Richard Pryor (stand-up comedy segment) --Neil Sedaka - ""Laughter in the Rain"" and a medley of hits --Midnight Special salute to Neil Young
S04E21 Host: David Brenner / Fleetwood Mac 27/02/1976 --David Brenner (guest host) - stand-up comedy segments throughout show --Fleetwood Mac - ""Over My Head"" & ""Rhiannon"" --Lesley Gore - ""Immortality"" & ""Can't Seem to Live Our Good Times Down"" --B.B. King - ""Breaking Up Somebody's Home"" & ""Reconsider Baby"" --Michael Murphy - ""Renegade"" & ""Wildflower"" --Anne Murray - ""Sunday Sunrise"" --Midnight Special salute to Dion
S04E22 Helen Reddy / Miracles / Tanya Tucker / ELO 05/03/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Somewhere in the Night"" --Frankie Avalon - ""Venus"" --Frankie Avalon and Helen Reddy - ""Why"" --David Bowie - ""Fame"" (music video?) --Billy Braver (comedy segment with Helen Reddy) --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Evil Woman,"" ""Nightrider"" & ""Strange Magic"" --The Miracles - ""Love Machine,"" ""Ain't Nobody Straight in L.A."" & ""Do It Baby"" --Tanya Tucker - ""Don't Believe My Heart Can Stand Another You"" & ""You've Got Me to Hold On To"" --Midnight Special salute to Little Richard
S04E23 Helen Reddy / Peter Frampton / Rufus feat. Chaka Khan 19/03/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""The Immigrant,"" ""Nice to Be Around"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Peter Frampton - ""Show Me the Way"" & ""Baby I Love Your Way"" --Melissa Manchester - ""Just You and I,"" ""Rescue Me"" & ""Sing Sing Sing"" --Rufus featuring Chaka Khan - ""Sweet Thing"" & ""Fool's Paradise"" --Jimmie Walker (comedy segment) --Midnight Special salute to Johnny Rivers
S04E24 Helen Reddy / Gordon Lightfoot / Little Richard 26/03/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Modern Day Magic,"" ""Hold Me in Dreams Tonight"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Eric Carmen - ""All By Myself"" & ""That's Rock 'n' Roll"" --Gordon Lightfoot - ""Summertime Dream,"" ""Spanish Moss"" & ""I'm Not Supposed to Care"" --Little Richard - ""Call My Name"" --Little Richard & Helen Reddy - ""Since I Met You Baby"" --Barbara Mandrell - ""Rocky Top"" --Donna Summer - ""Love to Love You Baby"" & ""Could It Be Magic"" --Midnight Special salute: Jimmy Webb
S04E25 Host: Natalie Cole 02/04/1976 --Natalie Cole (guest host) - ""This Will Be,"" ""Mr. Melody,"" ""Inseparable"" & ""Sophisticated Lady"" --The Bee Gees - ""Nights on Broadway"" & ""Jive Talkin'"" --Keith Carradine - ""I'm Easy"" --Charo - ""La Salsa"" --Earth, Wind and Fire - ""Mighty Mighty"" & ""Shining Star"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""That's the Way (I Like It)"" & ""Get Down Tonight"" --Gwen McCrae - ""Rockin' Chair"" & ""He Don't Ever Lose His Groove"" --Midnight Special salute to Alvin Lee and Ten Years After
S04E26 Helen Reddy / Fleetwood Mac 09/04/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""This Masquerade"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Fleetwood Mac - ""Rhiannon"" & ""World Turning"" --Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - ""Winners and Losers"" & ""Everyday Without You"" --Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds with Helen Reddy - ""Fallin' in Love"" --Barry Manilow - ""Tryin' to Get the Feelin' Again"" & ""Something's Comin' Up"" --Queen - ""Bohemian Rhapsody"" (probably a music video) --Gary Wright - ""Dream Weaver,"" ""Are You Weeping"" & ""My Love Is Alive""
S04E27 Host: Janis Ian 23/04/1976 --Janis Ian (host) - ""I Would Like to Dance,"" ""Boy I Really Tied One On,"" ""Roses,"" ""Between the Lines,"" ""Watercolors"" & ""At Seventeen"" --Joan Baez - ""Jesse"" & 'I Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Strange Magic,"" ""Nightrider"" & ""Evil Woman"" --Larry Groce - ""Junk Food Junkie"" & ""Old Fashioned Girl"" --Flora Purim - ""Open Your Eyes You Can Fly"" & ""Andei"" --Midnight Special salute to Cat Stevens
S04E28 Host: Ray Charles 30/04/1976 --Ray Charles - ""Every Saturday Night,"" ""Georgia on My Mind,"" ""Living for the City,"" ""Blues for Big Scotia, ""American the Beautiful"" & ""What'd I Say."" --Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan - ""What'd I Say"" --Aaron and Freddie (ventriloquist act) --The Bay City Rollers - ""Money Honey"" & ""Rock 'n' Roll Love Letter"" --The Cate Brothers - ""Union Man"" --Freddy Fender - ""You'll Lose a Good Thing"" --Sarah Vaughan - ""The Man I Love"" --Midnight Special salute to Otis Redding
S04E29 Host: Paul Anka 21/05/1976 --Paul Anka (host) - ""Put Your Head on My Shoulder"" --Joan Baez - ""The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"" & ""Simple Twist of Fate"" --The Beatles (on film) - ""Hey Jude"" --The Bee Gees - ""Run to Me"" --Chuck Berry - ""Maybellene"" & ""Sweet Little Sixteen"" --The Carpenters - ""Please Me. Postman"" --Chubby Checker - ""The Twist"" --Jim Croce - ""Big Bad Leroy Brown"" --Peter Frampton - ""Show Me the Way"" & ""Baby I Love Your Way"" --Bill Haley and the Comets - ""Rock Around the Clock"" & ""See You Later Alligator"" --Herman's Hermits - ""I'm Henry VIII I Am"" & ""Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter"" --Elvis Presley (on film) - ""Don't Be Cruel"" --Helen Reddy - ""Delta Dawn""
S04E30 Host: Neil Sedaka 04/06/1976 --Neil Sedaka (host) - ""Steppin' Out,"" ""Love in the Shadows,"" ""Good Times Good Music Good Friends,"" ""You Gotta make Your Own Sunshine,"" ""Teach Your Children"" & ""Number One Heartache"" --Neil Sedaka and Kim Carnes - ""Perfect Strangers"" --Eric Carmen - ""Never Gonna Fall in Love Again"" & ""All By Myself"" --Kim Carnes - ""You're Part of Me"" & ""Nothing Makes Me Feel as Good as a Love Song"" --The Commodores - ""Sweet Love"" & ""Slippery When Wet"" --Midnight Special salute to Yes --Hit of the Week: ""Teach Your Children"" by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
S04E31 Host: Helen Reddy 11/06/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""You Are a Song,"" ""No One Told Me"" & ""I Am Woman"" --David Brenner (comedian) - comedy segment with Helen Reddy --Fleetwood Mac - ""Rhiannon,"" ""Why"" (1974 song) & ""Over My Head"" --Dorothy Moore - ""Misty Blue"" & ""Funny How Time Slips Away"" --Gary Wright - ""My Love Is Alive,"" ""Dream Weaver"" & ""Can't Find the Judge"" --Midnight Special tribute to Paul Anka (2-part salute with clips from past performances) --Plus, a demonstration of the latest disco dances
S04E32 Host: Seals & Crofts 18/06/1976 --Seals & Crofts (hosts) - ""Get Closer,"" ""Baby Blue,"" ""Goodbye Old Buddies,"" ""Jaimie"" & ""Million Dollar Horse"" --Freddy Fender - ""Vaya Con Dios"" & ""You'll Lose a Good Thing"" --Genesis - ""Assault and Battery"" (music video) --Thelma Houston - ""Get Ready,"" ""Dancing in the Street,"" ""Uptight,"" ""Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing,"" ""I Second That Emotion,"" ""Superstitions"" & ""For Once in My Life"" --Billy Joel - ""Travellin' Prayer"" --Eddie Kendricks - ""He's a Friend"" & ""Happy"" --Tanya Tucker - ""Ain't That a Shame"" & ""After the Thrill Is Gone"" --Midnight Special tribute to Bo Diddley
S04E33 Host: Natalie Cole 25/06/1976 --Natalie Cole (host) - ""Sophisticated Lady,"" ""Keep Smiling,"" ""Touch Me"" & ""No Plans for the Future"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""Shop Around"" & ""Lonely Night (Angel Face),"" --Billy Crystal (comedian) - stand-up comedy monologue (re: compaires NY to California; Disneyland) --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Strange Magic"" & ""Evil Woman"" --Sonny James - medley of his hats --Sonny James with Pratt and McClain - ""Devil with a Blue Dress"" --Pratt and McClain - ""Happy Days"" --Midnight Special tribute to Jethro Tull (with taped interview of band leader, Ian Anderson) Clips of Jethro Tull are also shown during the closing credits.
S04E34 Host: Glen Campbell 02/07/1976 --Glen Campbell - ""Don't Pull Your Love,"" ""Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye,"" ""Bloodline"" & ""By the Time I Get to Phoenix"" --Glen Campbell and George Benson - ""Affirmation"" --Glen Campbell and Dorothy Moore - ""Funny How Time Slips Away"" --Glen Campbell and Jim Stafford - ""Everybody Wants to Boogie"" --George Benson - ""This Masquerade"" & ""Breezin'"" --Stephen Cohn - ""American Cheese"" & ""Sunshine for You"" --Dorothy Moore - ""Misty Blue"" --Jim Stafford - ""Wildwood Weed"" & ""Star Spangled Banner"" routine (Jim does impressions of Jonny Cash & Charley Pride) --Midnight Special tribute to Donovan (filmed interview, performance clips of some of his songs) --Hit of the Week: ""Big Yellow Taxi"" by Joni Michell
S04E35 Host: Rita Coolidge 09/07/1976 --Rita Coolidge (host) - ""I Feel the Burden"" ""Hula Hoop,"" ""Taking It All in Stride"" ""Yellow Beach Umbrella"" --Rita Coolidge and Willie Nelson - ""Will the Circle Be Unbroken"" (another source lists ""Goodnight Irene"") --Rita Coolidge and Jackie DeShannon - ""I Wanted It All"" --Rita Coolidge, Booker T. Huffman, Willie Nelson and Jackie DeShannon - ""Amazing Grace"" and ""The Midnight Special"" --Booker T. Huffman (of Booker T and the MG's) - ""Time Is Tight"" & ""Tie Stick"" & ""Time Is Tight"" --Jackie DeShannon - ""All Night Desire"" & ""Boat to Sail"" --Willie Nelson - ""If You've Got the Money, Honey (I've Got the Time),"" ""Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain"" and a medley (""Funny How Time Slips Away"" and ""Night Life"") --Midnight Special salute to Leadbelly (with old film clips of Leadbelly & scenes from the movie ""Leadbelly"")
S04E36 Host: Helen Reddy 16/07/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I Can't Hear You No More,"" ""Gladiola,"" ""Lady Chain"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Fooled Around and Fell in Love,"" ""Struttin' My Stuff"" & ""Joy"" --Elton John and Kiki Dee - ""Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"" (probably a music video) --B.B. King - ""When I'm Wrong"" --B.B. King and Helen Reddy (playing piano) - ""Everybody Lies a Little"" --Gladys Knight & the Pips - ""I've Got to Use My Imagination"" & ""Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me"" --Flora Purim - ""Open Your Eyes You Can Fly"" --Midnight Special salute to Harry Chapin
S04E37 Hosts: The Spinners 23/07/1976 --The Spinners (hosts) - ""Wake Up Susan,"" ""Games People Play,"" ""It's a Shame"" & ""Love or Leave"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""Shop Around""& ""The Wedding Song (There Is Love)"" --Eric Carmen - ""Never Gonna Fall in Love Again"" & ""All By Myself"" --Henry Gross - ""Shannon,"" ""Springtime Mama"" & ""Southern Band"" --Starbuck - ""Moonlight Feels Right"" & ""I Got to Know"" --Midnight Special salute to Jim Croce
S04E38 Host: David Brenner 30/07/1976 --David Brenner (host) - introduces other guests and does comedy monologues --George Benson - ""This Masquerade"" & ""Breezin'"" --Hot Chocolate - ""You Sexy Thing"" & ""Brother Louie"" --Phoebe Snow - ""Poetry Man"" & ""Harpo's Blues"" --The Sylvers - ""Boogie Fever,"" ""Free Style"" & ""Cotton Candy"" --Gary Wright - ""My Love is Alive"" & ""Dream Weaver""
S04E39 Host: James Brown 06/08/1976 --James Brown - ""Sex Machine,"" ""Get Up Offa That Thing,"" ""Try Me,"" ""A Man's World"" & ""Everybody Wanna Get Funky One More Time"" --Peter Frampton - ""Baby I Love Your Way"" --Rhythm Heritage - ""Baretta's Theme (Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow)"" --Seals & Crofts - ""Get Closer"" & ""Goodbye Old Buddies"" --J.D. Souther - ""Black Rose,"" ""Banging My Head Against the Moon"" & ""Silver Blue"" --Midnight Special salute to Alice Cooper (2-part tribute) --Music video: Elton John and Kiki Dee - ""Don't Go Breakin' My Heart""
S04E40 Host: Paul Williams 13/08/1976 --Paul Williams (host) - ""Life Goes On,"" ""Time and Tide"" & ""Traveling Boy"" --The Brothers Johnson - ""I'll Be Good to You"" & ""Get the Funk out Ma Face"" --Anthony Newley - ""Teach the Children,"" ""What Kind of Fool Am I?"" & ""The Man Who Makes You Laugh"" --Vicki Sue Robinson - ""Turn the Beat Around"" & ""Wonderland of Love"" --Candi Staton - ""Young Hearts Run Free"" & ""Run to Me"" --Midnight Special salute to Jackie Wilson --Queen (music video) - ""You're My Best Friend""
S04E41 Host: Helen Reddy 20/08/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I Can't Hear You No More,"" ""Mama,"" ""Hold Me in Your Dreams Tonight,"" ""Get Off Me Baby"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Billy Braver (comedian) - comedy monologue (re: childhood fears, his relatives, childhood playmates, getting assaulted) --The Manhattans - ""Kiss and Say Goodbye"" & ""Searching for Love"" --Walter Murphy - ""A Fifth of Beethoven"" (rock version of Beethoven's 5th) & ""Flight 76"" (rock version of ""Flight of the Bumble Bee"") --Cliff Richard - ""Devil Woman"" --Harriet Schock - ""Hollywood Town"" & ""Southern Belle"" --Starbuck - ""Moonlight Feels Right"" & ""I Got to Know""
S04E42 Host: Jimmie Walker 27/08/1976 --Jimmie Walker (host) --Lynn Anderson - medley (""Rose Garden,"" ""Top of the World"" and ""Cry"") & ""Gone At Last"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Struttin' My Stuff"" --Cate Brothers - ""Union Man"" & ""Can't Change My Heart"" --1st National Rotagilla Band - ""Rotagilla Chorus"" & ""I Feel Like Singing"" --Henry Gross - ""Springtime Mama"" & ""Southern Band"" --Johnnie Taylor - ""Disco Lady"" & ""Somebody's Gettin' It"" --Midnight Special salute: Neil Sedaka
S04E43 Host: Aretha Franklin 10/09/1976 --Aretha Franklin (host) - ""Respect,"" ""Sparkle"" (theme from the movie) & ""Mr. D.J."" --Aretha Franklin does impressions of Billy Holiday (""Easy to Remember""); Gladys Knight (""Midnight Train to Georgia"") and Diana Ross (""Ain't No Mountain High Enough"") --Bob Greenberg persents Aretha with a gold album for ""Sparkle"" --Lou Rawls - ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine,"" ""Groovy People"" & ""This Song Will Last Forever"" --The Marshall Tucker Band - ""Long Hard Ride,"" ""Fire on the Mountain"" & ""Searchin' for a Rainbow"" --The Movies - ""Dancin' on Ice"" --Midnight Special salute to Paul Williams
S05E01 Hosts: The Spinners 17/09/1976 --The Spinners (hosts) - ""I've Got to Make It on My Own,"" ""The Rubberband Man,"" ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"" and ""I Don't Want to Lose You""/""One of a Kind Love Affair"" medley. --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Showdown"" --England Dan and John Ford Coley - ""I'd Really Love to See You Tonight,"" ""Showboat Gambler"" & ""Nights Are Forever without You"" --Dr. Hook - ""A Little Bit More,"" ""Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms"" & ""Jungle to the Zoo"" (another source lists ""Only 16"" as the 2nd song) --Elton John and Kiki Dee - ""Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"" (probably a music video) --Junior Walker - ""What Does It Take?"" ""(I'm A) Road Runner,"" ""Shotgun"" & 'I'm So Glad"" --Midnight Special salute to Wolfman Jack (Wolfman Jack tells his own story: career as a DJ & clip from ""American Graffiti"")
S05E02 Host: Lesley Gore 24/09/1976 Golden Oldies Show --Lesley Gore (host) - ""It's My Party,"" ""Judy's Turn to Cry,"" ""I'd Like to Be,"" ""You Don't Own Me,"" and a medley of hits (""Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows,"" ""Maybe I Know,"" ""She's a Fool,"" ""That's the Way Boys Are"" and ""Sunshine"") --The Drifters - ""Up on the Roof"" & ""Save the Last Dance for Me"" --Danny and the Juniors - ""At the Hop"" & ""Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay"" --Lloyd Price - ""Personality"" & ""Stagger Lee"" --Jimmie Rodgers - ""Kisses Sweeter Than Wine,"" ""Honey Comb"" & ""Oh Oh I'm Falling in Love Again"" --Del Shannon - ""Runaway,"" ""Hats off to Larry"" & ""Keep Searchin'"" --The Shirelles - ""Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"" & ""Soldier Boy"" --Johnny Tillotson - ""Poetry in Motion"" & a medley of hits (""Heartaches by the Number,"" ""Send Me the Pillow You Dream On,"" ""It Keep Right On A-Hurtin'"" and ""Talk Back Trembling Lips"") --Bobby Vee - ""The Night Has a Thousand Eyes,"" ""Come Back When You Grow Up,"" ""My Girl"" & ""Hey Girl""
S05E03 Host: George Carlin 01/10/1976 --George Carlin (host) - does a few comedy monologues --Glen Campbell - ""When Will I Be Loved,"" ""Rhinestone Cowboy"" & ""Gentle on My Mind"" --Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots - ""Disco Duck"" --Lou Rawls - ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine,"" ""Groovy People"" & ""This Song Will Last Forever"" --Helen Reddy - ""Hold Me in Your Dreams Tonight,"" ""Mama"" & ""Get off Me Baby"" --Cliff Richard - ""Devil Woman"" --Midnight Special salute to Johnny Mathis
S05E04 Host: James Brown 08/10/1976 --James Brown (host) - ""The Payback,"" ""Cold Sweat,"" ""Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"" & ""Please Please Please"" --Black Oak Arkansas - ""When The Band Was Shakin' All Over,"" ""Fistful of Love"" ""Love Comes Easy"" & ""Lord Have Mercy"" --Ruby Starr with Black Oak Arkansas - ""Maybe I'm Amazed"" --Alan (last name?) with Black Oak Arkansas - perform a tribute to Elvis Presley (""Love Me Tender,"" ""Shake Rattle & Roll,"" ""Jailhouse Rock,"" ""Hound Dog"" and ""Teddy Bear"" --The Brothers Johnson - ""Get the Funk out Ma Face"" & ""I'll Be Good to You"" --England Dan and John Ford Coley - ""I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"" & ""Nights Are Forever without You"" (from 17-Sep-76) --Walter Murphy - ""A Fifth of Beethoven""
S05E05 Co-hosts: Jackie DeShannon & Johnny Rivers 15/10/1976 Guests: --Jackie DeShannon (co-host) - ""Put a Little Love in Your Heart,"" ""When You Walk in the Room,"" ""Needles and Pins,"" ""What the World Needs Now"" & ""The Weight"" --Johnny Rivers (co-host) - ""Secret Agent Man,"" ""Seventh Son"", ""Poor Side of Town,"" ""Summer Rain"" & ""Tracks of My Tears."" --Jackie DeShannon & Johnny Rivers close the show singing ""What the World Need Now"" --The Byrds (from 2-Feb-1973) - ""Mr. Tambourine Man"" & ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" --Gerry and the Pacemakers - ""Ferry Cross the Mersey"" & ""Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying"" --Sam and Dave - ""Hold On I'm Coming"" & ""Soul Man"" --Steppenwolf - ""Born to be Wild"" --The Turtles - ""Happy Together"" --Midnight Special salute to Jan and Dean (features clips of their songs & interview with Dean)
S05E06 Host: Helen Reddy 22/10/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Gladiola,"" ""Long Time Looking"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Helen Reddy - medley: ""Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress),"" ""Angie Baby"" and ""Delta Dawn"" --Franklin Ajaye (comedian) - monologue (re: training for the Olympics; personal hygiene; teenagers & dating.) --Martha Reeves - ""For the Rest of My Life"" and a medley of hits (""Jimmy Mack,"" ""Quicksand,"" ""Heat Wave"" and ""Dancing in the Streets"") --The Spinners - ""The Rubberband Man,"" ""I Don't Want to Lose you"" & ""One of a Kind Love Affair"" --Wild Cherry - ""Play That Funky Music,"" ""I Feel Sanctified"" & ""Hold On"" --Midnight Special salute to James Brown
S05E07 Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band 29/10/1976 --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""(Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty,"" ""That's the Way (I Like It),"" ""Get Down Tonight"" & ""Baby I Love You (Yes I Do)"" --ABBA - ""Fernando,"" ""Mamma Mia"" & ""S.O.S."" (might be music videos) --The Bay City Rollers - ""I Only Want to Be with You,"" ""Saturday Night"" & ""Rock 'n' Roller"" --Billy Braver (comedian) - monologue (re: unhappy childhood; shyness with girls; ex-wife) Later shows a picture of his missing uncle. --Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots - ""Disco Duck"" --Midnight Special salute to Gladys Knight & the Pips
S05E08 Host: Frankie Valli 05/11/1976 --Frankie Valli (host) - ""Boomerang,"" ""Easily,"" ""Swearin' to God"" & ""Can't Get You Off of My Mind"" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - ""December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)"" --Four Seasons - ""Mystic Mr. Sam"" --Peter Allen - ""She Loves to Hear the Music"" & ""This Sideshow's Leaving Town"" --Flash Cadillac with Wolfman Jack - ""Did You Boogie (with Your Baby)"" --Flash Cadillac - ""Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me Higher and Higher"" --Loretta Lynn - ""Me and Bobby McGee"" --Bob Seger (on film) - sings a medley of songs: ""Travelin' Man"" & ""Katmandu"" --Midnight Special salute to Joe Cocker
S05E09 Host: Lou Rawls 12/11/1976 --Lou Rawls (host) - ""Groovy People,"" Love Is a Hurtin' Thing,"" ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine"" & ""From Now On"" --Lou Rawls and Dorothy Moore - ""Mighty High"" --Dorothy Moore - ""For Old Times' Sake"" --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""Nights Are Forever without You,"" ""I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"" & ""Showboat Gambler"" --The Lettermen - medley: ""The Way You Look Tonight,"" ""When I Fell in Love,"" ""A Summer Place,"" ""Hurt So Bad,"" ""Put Your Head on My Shoulder,"" ""Shangri-La,"" ""Going Out of My Head"" and ""Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"" --Neil Sedaka - ""You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine,"" ""Steppin' Out"" & ""Good Times, Good Music, Good Friends"" --Midnight Special salute to Traffic --Animated film of Helen Reddy's ""Angie Baby"" (introduced by Reddy)
S05E10 Host: Helen Reddy 19/11/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Bluebird,"" ""Gladiola"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Keep it Cool,"" ""Give It Up,"" ""Spend Some Time"" & 'Rock My Soul"" --David Dundas - ""Jeans On"" --The Ritchie Family - ""The Best Disco in Town"" & ""Brazil"" --Sashi and Yuri (rock musicians from Russia) - ""My Hope"" & ""Out of the U.S.S.R."" --Leo Sayer - ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,"" ""Reflections"" & ""Hold On to My Love"" --Midnight Special salute to War
S05E11 Host: Diana Ross 26/11/1976 Guests: --Diana Ross (host) - ""Love Hangover,"" Motown medley & ""One Love in My Lifetime"" --Jermaine Jackson - ""Let's Be Young Tonight,"" ""My Touch of Madness"" & ""Bass Odyssey"" --Tata Vega - ""Full Speed Ahead,"" ""Been on My Own (Too Long in the Wilderness)"" & ""Never Had a Dream Come True"" --Diana Ross, Tata Vega & Jermaine Jackson - ""Let's Be Young Tonight"" --The Commodores - ""Just to Be Close to You,"" ""Come Inside"" & ""Fancy Dancer"" --Franklin Ajaye (comedian) - monologue (re: how he started his career; hecklers; audiences; soul radio stations; James Brown; blues singers)
S05E12 Million Sellers of 1976, Part 1 03/12/1976 Million Sellers of 1976, hosted by Wolfman Jack --The Bay City Rollers - ""Saturday Night"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Fooled Around and Fell in Love"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""Lonely Nights (Angel Face)"" & ""Shop Around"" --Eric Carmen - ""All By Myself"" --Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots - ""Disco Duck (Part I)"" --Dr. Hook - ""Only Sixteen"" --The Manhattans - ""Kiss and Say Goodbye"" --The Miracles - ""Love Machine (Part I)"" --Queen - ""Bohemian Rhapsody"" (music video) --Rhythm Heritage - ""Theme from S.W.A.T."" --Cliff Richard - ""Devil Woman"" --The Sylvers - ""Boogie Fever"" --Wild Cherry - ""Play That Funky Music""
S05E13 Host: Helen Reddy 10/12/1976 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""Birthday Song,"" ""Long Hard Climb"" & ""I Am Woman"" --Joe Cocker with Stuff - ""I Broke Down"" & ""With a Little Help from My Friends"" --Joe Cocker - ""Without Love"" --Judy Collins - ""Someday Soon"" --El Chicano - ""Dancin' Mama"" & ""Para Ti"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Every Face Tells a Story"" --The Spinners - ""The Rubberband Man"" --Stuff - ""How Long Will It Last"" --Davy Traylor (winner on the ""Gong Show"") - ""I Can't Stop Loving You"" & ""Takin' It to the Streets"" --Midnight Special salute to Steppenwolf
S05E14 Host: Tom Jones 17/12/1976 --Tom Jones (host) - ""Feel the Need"" --Glen Campbell - medley of Beach Boys songs --Tom Jones and Sly & the Family Stone - ""Everyday People"" --Tom Jones and Lynn Anderson - ""Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"" --Tom Jones - ""Delilah,"" ""Third Rate Romance,"" ""Why Me Lord,"" ""Get Back,"" ""Feelings,"" ""You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,"" ""Love Machine"" & ""Say You'll Stay until Tomorrow"" --Glen Campbell - ""Bloodline"" --Emerson, Lake & Palmer (on film) - ""I Believe in Father Christmas"" --Sly and the Family Stone - ""What I Was Thinkin' in My Head"" --Lynn Anderson - ""Stand by Your Man"" --Closing credits: Tom Jones - ""Say You'll stay till Tomorrow"" (reprise)
S05E15 Million Sellers of 1976, Part 2 07/01/1977 Million Sellers of 1976, Part 2 hosted by Wolfman Jack --The Commodores - ""Sweet Love"" --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"" --The Four Seasons - ""December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)"" --Henry Gross - ""Shannon"" --Elton John and Kiki Dee - ""Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"" --Hot Chocolate - ""You Sexy Thing"" --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty,"" ""Get Down Tonight"" & ""That's the Way (I Like It)"" --Dorothy Moore - ""Misty Blue"" --Walter Murphy - ""A Fifth of Beethoven"" --Lou Rawls - ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine"" --The Staple Singers - ""Let's Do It Again"" --Gary Wright - ""Dream Weaver""
S05E16 Host: Judy Collins 21/01/1977 --Judy Collins (host) - ""Send in the Clowns,"" ""Bread and Roses,"" ""Everything Must Change,"" ""Political Science"" & ""Special Delivery"" (another source listed the song ""Someday Soon"") --Brick - ""Dazz"" & ""That's What It's All About"" --Freddy Fender - ""Wasted Days and Wasted Nights,"" ""Before the Next Teardrop Falls,"" ""Living It Down"" and a Fifties medley. --Robert Palmer - ""Man Smart Woman Smarter"" & ""Gotta Get a Grip on You"" (Part II) --Leo Sayer - ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"" & ""When I Need You"" --Doc Severinsen - ""Melody Aria"" --Midnight Special salute to Rod Stewart
S05E17 Host: Helen Reddy (4th Anniversary Show) 28/01/1977 Fourth Anniversary Show (with clips from past shows) --Helen Reddy (host) --The Bee Gees - ""Nights on Broadway"" (from 5-Dec-75) & ""Jive Talkin'"" --George Carlin (comedian) - monologue (re: what's expected of you when you reach different ages) --Earth, Wind & Fire - ""Shining Star"" (from 18-Apr-75) --Aretha Franklin - ""Something He Can Feel"" --Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge - ""I Never Had It So Good"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""You're No Good"" (17-Jan-75) & ""Faithless Love"" --Neil Sedaka with the Captain and Tennille - ""Love Will Keep Us Together"" (from 14-Nov-75) --Midnight Special salute to Alice Cooper (2-part tribute)
S05E18 Host: Glen Campbell 04/02/1977 --Glen Campbell (host) - ""Southern Nights,"" ""Sunflower,"" ""For Crying' Out Loud,"" ""This Is (Sarah's Song),"" ""God Only Knows"" & ""Early Morning Song"" --ABBA - ""Fernando"" & ""Dancing Queen"" --David Dundas - ""Jeans On"" --Queen - ""Somebody to Love"" (probably a music video) --Seals & Crofts with Glen Campbell - ""Dust on My Saddle"" --Seals & Crofts - ""Goodbye Old Buddies"" & ""Cause You Love"" --Sly and the Family Stone - ""Heard Ya Missed Me Well I'm Back"" & ""What Was I Thinkin' in My Head"" --Midnight Special salute to the Spinners --On film: clip from the movie ""A Star Is Born"" --Closing credits: Glen Campbell - ""Southern Nights"" reprise
S05E19 Hosts: The Electric Light Orchestra 18/02/1977 --Electric Light Orchestra (hosts) - ""Livin' Thing,"" ""Do Ya,"" ""Telephone Line"" & ""Livin' Thing"" --Electric Light Orchestra (on tape) - ""Rock Aria"" music video --Mary MacGregor - ""Torn Between Two Lovers"" & ""I Just Want to Love You"" --Don McLean - ""Magdalene Lane,"" ""Mule Skinner Blues"" & ""Cripple Creek"" --George Miller (comedy monologue) - jokes about his childhood, friends, career, etc. --Santana - ""Let the Music Set You Free,"" ""Carnaval,"" ""Let the Children Play"" & ""Jugando"" --Santana (on tape) - ""Give Me Love"" --On film: clips from movie ""Car Wash"" with Rose Royce singing the title song.
S05E20 Host: Loretta Lynn 25/02/1977 --Loretta Lynn (host) - ""Coal Miner's Daughter,"" ""Somebody Somewhere"" & ""Your Woman Your Friend"" --Loretta Lynn and Mickey Gilley - ""Release Me,"" ""Honky Tonk"" & ""Crazy Arms"" --Billy Crystal (comedy monologue) - re: fashions on campus, his days in high school --Kinky Friedman - ""Dear Abby"" & ""Ol' Ben Lucas"" --Mickey Gilley - ""Lawdy Miss Clawdy"" & ""Bring It On Home to Me"" --Mother's Finest - ""Rain"" --Willie Nelson - ""Will the Circle Be Unbroken"" & ""Night Life"" --Johnny Rodriguez - ""Hillbilly Heart"" & ""Love Put a Song in My Heart"" --Leo Sayer - ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,"" ""When I Need Love"" & ""Endless Flight""
S05E21 Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band 04/03/1977 --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""(Shake Shake Shake) Shake Your Booty,"" ""Get Down Tonight,"" ""That's the Way (I Like It)"" and ""Baby I Love You"" --ABBA - ""Dancing Queen"" --Jose Feliciano - ""Every Woman"" & ""The Hungry Years"" --Heart - ""Magic Man,"" ""Dreamboat Annie (Fantasy Child),"" ""Crazy on You"" & ""White Lightning and Wine"" --Andy Kaufman - sings ""I Trusted You"" in a comedy song routine --Gordon Lightfoot (performance taped in Canada) - ""The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"" & ""Race Among the Ruins"" --On film: clips from ""Rocky"" starring Sylvester Stallone
S05E22 Hosts: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. 18/03/1977 --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (hosts) - ""You Don't Have to Be A Star,"" ""Your Love,"" ""I Hope We Get to Love in Time"" & ""Gone at Last"" --Themla Houston - ""Don't Leave Me This Way"" --Thelma Houston, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - ""Proud Mary"" --Manfred Mann's Earth Band - ""Blinded by the Light"" & ""Spirit in the Night"" --Fleetwood Mac (in concert from the University of California) - ""Rhiannon,"" ""Say You Love Me,"" ""Go Your Own Way"" & ""So Afraid"" (Fleetwood Mac's segment ran 30 minutes w/commercials)
S05E23 Host: Aretha Franklin 25/03/1977 --Aretha Franklin (host) - ""Respect,"" ""Hooked on Your Love,"" ""Sweet Passions,"" ""When I Think About You"" & ""Meadows of Springtime"" --The Babys - ""If You've Got the Time"" --Brian Cadd - ""White on White Eldorado"" & ""Heavenly Night in September"" --Glen Campbell - ""Southern Nights"" --Queen - ""Tie Your Mother Down"" (probably a music video) --Thin Lizzy - ""Jailbreak"" & ""Don't Believe a Word"" --Midnight Special salute to Neil Sedaka (Sedaka sings a medley of songs, talks about his career & shows clips from past appearances) --On film: movie clip from ""A Star Is Born"" with Barbra Streisand
S05E24 Host: George Carlin 01/04/1977 --George Carlin (host) - comedy monologue about talking on phone & being put on hold --Stephen Bishop - ""Save It for a Rainy Day"" & ""On and On"" --Natalie Cole - ""I've Got Love on My Mind,"" ""Unpredictable You"" & ""Party Nights"" --Chick Corea - ""Music Magic"" & ""So Long Mickey Mouse"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Do Ya?"" --Travis Shook (with the Club Wow Band) - ""The Great Point Song"" --Stanley Clarke with Return to Forever --Midnight Special salute to Jose Feliciano --On film: movie clip from ""Rocky"" starring Sylvester Stallone
S05E25 Host: Gabe Kaplan 08/04/1977 --Gabe Kaplan (host) - does two comedy monologues. The first is about commercials for nose sprays; skin creams and a new deodorant for the ear. Second monologue is about the telephone, prank phone calls; blind dates --ABBA - ""Dancing Queen"" --James Darren & Hattie Winston - ""You Take My Heart Away"" --The Dirt Band - ""Fish Song"" & ""Disco Stomp"" --Rod Stewart - ""Tonight's the Night"" (taped in his home) & ""The First Cut Is the Deepest"" --Gary Wright - ""Water Sign"" & ""I'm Alright"" --Midnight Special salute to Judy Collins
S05E26 Host: George Benson 22/04/1977 --Van Morrison sings ""Moondance"" (jam session with George Benson and other guests) --George Benson sings ""Everything Must Change"" and ""Gonna Love You More"" --Van Morrison - ""Joyous Sound"" --Etta James - ""Tell Mama"" --Carlos Santana & George Benson - ""Breezin'"" and ""Valdez in the Country"" (instrumental songs) --Midnight Special salute to Eric Clapton --Van Morrison - ""Heavy Connection"" & ""Cold Wind in August"" --Etta James & Dr. John - ""I'd Rather be Blind"" --Finale: Van Morrison - ""Bring It on Home to Me"" (with closing credits)
S05E27 British Rock hosted by Wolfman Jack 29/04/1977 --ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) - ""Do Ya,"" ""Rock Aria"" & ""Telephone Line"" --Salute to Elton John (narrated by Wolfman Jack) - includes clips of Elton John performing ""Bennie and the Jets"" & ""Philadelphia Freedom"" on ""Soul Train"" --Salute to Rod Stewart (narrated by Wolfman Jack) Music Videos / Promotional clips: --Queen - ""Bohemian Rhapsody,"" ""Somebody to Love"" & ""Tie Your Mother Down"" --Fleetwood Mac - ""Go Your Own Way"" & ""You Make Lovin' Fun"" --Genesis - ""Assault and Battery""
S05E28 Host: Helen Reddy 06/05/1977 --Helen Reddy (host) - ""You're My World,"" ""The Happy Girls,"" ""Midnight Skies"" & ""Aquarius Mirable"" --The Babys - If You've Got the Time,"" ""Looking for Love"" & ""Wild Man"" --James Brown - ""Get Up Offa That Thing"" & ""I Refuse to Lose"" --The Kinks - ""Sleepwaker"" & ""Juke Box Music"" --Kenny Rogers - ""Lucille"" & ""In and Out of Your Heart"" --The Sanford/Townsend Band - ""Smoke from a Distant Fire"" --Midnight Special salute to Jerry Lee Lewis
S05E29 Host: Wolfman Jack 13/05/1977 --Wolfman Jack (host) --ABBA - ""Dancing Queen"" & ""Fernando"" (music videos) --Stephen Bishop - ""Save It for a Rainy Day"" & ""On and On"" --Brick - ""Dazz"" --Glen Campbell - ""Southern Nights"" --Natalie Cole - ""I've Got Love on My Mind"" --Heart - ""Magic Man"" & ""Crazy on You"" --Manfred Mann's Earth Band - ""Blinded By the Light"" & ""Spirit in the Night"" --Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. - ""Your Love"" --Mary MacGregor - ""Town Between Two Lovers""
S05E30 Host: Lou Rawls 20/05/1977 --Lou Rawls (host) - ""Some Folks Never Learn,"" ""See You When I Git There,"" ""Spring Again"" & ""Some Day You'll Be Old"" --Lou Rawls and Donna Summer - ""Swing Low Sweet Chariot"" --Sammy Davis (cameo, walk on) --Andrew Gold - ""Lonely Boy"" & ""Go Back Home Again"" --Gordon Lightfoot - ""Race Among the Ruins"" --Melanie - ""Cyclone"" --Leo Sayer - ""When I Need You"" & ""You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"" --Gino Vannelli - ""Summers of My Life"" --Midnight Special salute to Earth, Wind & Fire
S05E31 Host: Neil Sedaka 27/05/1977 --Neil Sedaka (host) - ""Oh Carole,"" ""Tin Pan Alley,"" ""Amarillo,"" ""Hollywood Lady,"" ""Sleazy Love"" & ""Breaking Up Is Hard to Do"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman"" --Kim Carnes - ""Sailin'"" --Judy Collins - ""Bread and Roses"" --Thelma Houston - ""Don't Leave Me This Way"" & ""If It's the Last Thing I Do"" --Janis Ian - ""I Want to Make You Love Me"" & ""Party Lights"" --Helen Reddy - ""You're My World"" & ""The Happy Girls"" --Salute to Joan Baez
S05E32 Hosts: Bread 03/06/1977 --Bread (hosts) - ""Lay Your Money Down"" ""The Chosen One"" ""She's the Only One"" & ""Lost Without Your Love"" --England Dan and John Ford Coley - ""It's Sad to Belong"" & ""Soldier in the Rain"" --Andrew Gold - ""Lonely Boy"" & ""Go Back Home Again"" --Joni Mitchell - ""Big Yellow Taxi"" --Eddie Rabbitt - ""Rocky Mountain Music"" --Johnny Rivers - ""Slow Dancin'"" --Valentine - ""Take You Back"" & ""I've Got It"" --Salute to Kenny Rogers
S05E33 Co-hosts: Emmylou Harris & Little Feat 10/06/1977 Emmylou Harris & Little Feat (co-hosts) --Emmylou Harris - ""Queen of the Silver Dollar"" (with Little Feat?) --Emmylou Harris - ""My Songbird"" --Little Feat - ""Dixie Chicken,"" ""Rocket in My Pocket"" & ""Rock and Roll Doctor"" --Paul Barrere - ""Old Folks Boogie"" --Bonnie Raitt - ""Runaway,"" ""Home"" & ""Sugar Mama"" --Weather Report - ""Birdland"" & ""Teen Town"" --Jessie Winchester - ""Rhumba Man"" & ""I Can't Stand Up Alone"" --Jessie Winchester and Emmylou Harris - ""Nothing But a Breeze"" --Neil Young (on film) - ""Like a Hurricane"" (concert footage)
S05E34 Host: Neil Sedaka 17/06/1977 --Neil Sedaka (host) - ""Amarillo,"" ""Laughter in the Rain,"" ""A Song,"" ""Bad Blood"" & ""One Night Stand"" --George Benson and Van Morrison - ""Misty"" --Fleetwood Mac (on film) - ""You Make Lovin' Fun"" --Renaissance - ""Carpet of the Sun"" & ""Midas Man"" --Kenny Rogers - ""Lucille"" & ""Daytime Friends"" --Carole Bayer Sager - ""Sweet Alibis"" --Small Wonder - ""Be Part of Me"" & ""Run Run Around"" --Salute to Van Morrison
S05E35 Host: Gregg Allman 24/06/1977 --Gregg Allman (host) - ""Let This Be a Lesson to Ya,"" ""Sweet Feelin',"" ""Midnight Rider,"" ""Don't Keep Me Wondering"" & ""Midnight Rider"" (closing credits) --Elvin Bishop and Gregg Allman - ""Little Brown Bird"" --Elvin Bishop & Booker T. and the MG's - ""Don't You Lie to Me"" & ""Dedicated to the One I Love"" --Booker T. and the MG's - ""Double Thrust"" --Bad Company - ""Run with the Pack"" (music video) --Jerry Lee Lewis - ""Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"" & ""The Closest Thing to You"" --Jennifer Warnes - ""Right Time of the Night"" & ""I'm Dreaming"" --Midnight Special salute to Little Richard
S05E36 Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band 29/07/1977 --KC & the Sunshine Band (hosts) - ""I'm Your Boogie Man,"" ""Keep It Comin' Love,"" ""That's the Way (I Like It)"" & ""(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty"" --Bay City Rollers - ""Saturday Night"" --The Emotions - ""Best of My Love,"" ""Don't Ask My Neighbor"" & ""Flowers"" --Peter McCann - ""Do You Wanna Make Love"" & ""Right Time of the Night"" --Flora Purim - ""Nothing Will Be As It Was,"" ""Open Your Eyes You Can Fly"" & ""Sometime Ago"" --Cat Stevens - ""The Old Schoolyard"" (music video) --Salute to Willie Nelson
S05E37 Hosts: The Spinners 05/08/1977 --The Spinners (hosts) - ""Could It Be I'm Fallin' in Love,"" ""Rubberband Man,"" ""The Way We Were,"" ""Games People Play,"" ""You're Throwing a Good Love Away"" & ""Mighty Love"" --Andy Gibb - ""I Just Want to Be Your Everything"" & ""Love Is Thicker Than Water"" --Johnny Rivers - ""Slow Dancin'"" --The Sons of Champlin - ""Saved by the Grace of Your Love"" & ""Hold On"" --Rod Stewart - ""The Killing of George"" music video --Salute to Blood, Sweat and Tears
S05E38 Hosts: The Bay City Rollers 12/08/1977 --The Bay City Rollers (hosts) - ""You Made Me Believe in Magic,"" ""Yesterday's Hero,"" ""It's a Game"" & ""Love Fever"" --Billy Braver (comedy segment) --Roger Daltrey - ""One of the Boys"" (music video) --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Telephone Line"" --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""It's Sad to Belong"" & ""Soldier in the Rain"" --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""Keep It Comin' Love"" --Jimmy Webb - ""Mixed-Up Guy,"" ""The Highway Man"" and a medley. --Midnight Special salute to Hoyt Axton
S06E01 Hosts: The Captain and Tennille 09/09/1977 --The Captain and Tennille (hosts) - ""Can't Stop Dancin',"" ""Come In from the Rain,"" ""54 Boogie Blues"" & ""Circles"" --Chaka Khan with the Captain & Tennille - ""Let the Good Times Roll"" --Little River Band - ""Help Is on the Way"" & ""It's a Long Way There"" --Lou Rawls - ""See You When I Get There"" & ""Spring Again"" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - ""Everlasting Love"" --Neil Young (on film) - ""Like a Hurricane"" --Midnight Special salute to Janis Ian --Midnight Special ""Hit of the Week"" - David Bowie's ""Fame""
S06E02 Host: David Brenner 16/09/1977 Guests: --The Average White Band - ""Star in the Ghetto"" --The Average White Band and Ben E. King - ""Keeping It to Myself"" --Joan Baez - ""Diamonds and Rust,"" ""Time Rag,"" ""Honest Lullaby"" & ""A Heartfelt Line or Two"" --The Brothers Johnson - ""Strawberry Letter 23"" --REO Speedwagon - ""Keep Pushin'"" & ""Ridin' the Storm Out"" --Midnight Special salute to Yes
S06E03 Host: George Benson 23/09/1977 Guests: --George Benson (host) - ""The Greatest Love of All"" & ""Nature Boy,"" --George Benson and Minnie Riperton - ""Misty"" --Minnie Riperton - ""Young Willin' and Able"" & ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love?"" --Roy Ayers and George Benson - ""What's Going On"" --Bonnie Raitt - ""Three Time Loser"" & ""My Opening Farewell"" --Roger Daltrey - ""Say It Ain't So, Joe"" (music video) --Midnight Special salute to Lou Rawls George Benson, Roy Ayers, Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Klemmer and Phil Upchurch - ""Fever"" (performed at beginning of show) and ""Chameleon"" (performed at closing of show)
S06E04 Host: Kenny Rogers 07/10/1977 --Kenny Rogers (host) - ""Just Dropped in (To See What Condition My Condition Was In),"" ""Daytime Friends,"" ""Sweet Music Man"" & ""Oh Lady Luck"" --Kenny Rogers and Debby Boone - ""Desperado"" --Debby Boone - ""You Light Up My Life,"" ""Love Is Thicker Than Water"" & ""Baby I'm Yours"" --Andy Gibb - ""Love Is Thicker Than Water"" --Bob Marley & the Wailers (on film from London) - 'Jammin',"" ""Get Up, Stand Up"" & ""Exodus"" --Supertramp (on film) - ""Give A Little Bit"" video --B.J. Thomas - ""Don't Worry Baby"" & ""Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues)"" --Carly Simon (on film) - ""Nobody Does It Better"" (with scenes from the movie ""The Spy who Loved Me"")
S06E05 Hosts: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. 14/10/1977 --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (hosts) - ""My Very Special Darling,"" ""Wonderful,"" ""My Reason to Be Is You"" & ""Look What You've Done to My Heart"" --Eric Carmen - ""Marathon Man,"" ""She Did It"" & ""Boots Against the Current"" --Michael Masser (playing piano) with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - a medley of three Masser songs (""Do You Know"" ""Touch Me in the Morning"" + 1 more song) --Johnny Rivers - ""Slow Dancin'"" --Rod Stewart (on tape) - ""I Was Only Joking"" & ""Hot Legs"" music videos --Midnight Special salute to Randy Newman
S06E06 Host: Elvin Bishop 21/10/1977 --Elvin Bishop (host) - ""Struttin' My Stuff,"" ""Fooled Around and Fell in Love,"" ""Birthday Cake,"" ""Another Mule"" & ""Rock My Soul"" --Elvin Bishop and Van Morrison - ""Help Me"" --Elvin Bishop and Crystal Gayle - ""Green Door"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Telephone Line"" & ""Rock Aria"" --Crystal Gayle - ""Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?"" & ""Ready for Times to Get Better"" --Ronnie McDowell - ""The King Is Gone"" --Van Morrison - ""Domino"" --Thin Lizzy - ""Dancin' in the Monlight"" & ""Emerald""
S06E07 Host: David Soul 28/10/1977 --David Soul (host) - ""Don't Give Up on Us,"" ""Silver Lady,"" ""Playing to an Audience of One,"" ""Nobody but a Fool or a Preacher,"" ""Flute Thing"" & ""Hooray for Hollywood"" --David Soul and Debby Boone - ""Oregon"" --David Soul and Lynne Marta - ""Tennessee Blues"" --Debby Boone - ""You Light Up My Life"" & ""My Dangerous Heart"" --Little River Band - ""Help Is on Its Way"" --Paul Nicholas - ""Heaven on the 7th Floor"" --Styx - ""Come Sail Away"" & ""Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)"" --Midnight Special to the Electric Light Orchestra
S06E08 Host: Lou Rawls 04/11/1977 --Lou Rawls (host) - ""Lady Love,"" ""Tradewinds,"" ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine"" & ""There Will Be Love"" --Lou Rawls and Candi Staton - ""You Bet Your Sweet Sweet Love"" --Kip Adotta (comedy segment) --KC & the Sunshine Band - ""Keep It Comin' Love"" --Alan Parsons Project - ""I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You"" --Player - ""Baby Come Back"" & ""Come On Out"" --Candi Staton - ""Young Hearts Run Free"" --Rod Stewart - ""You're in My Heart"" & ""Insane"" --Midnight Special salute to Harry Nilsson
S06E09 Host: Glen Campbell 11/11/1977 --Glen Campbell - ""William Tell Overture,"" ""MacArthur Park,"" ""Amazing Grace"" & a Beach Boys medley --Brick - ""Dusic"" & ""Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody"" --Glen Campbell & Dorothy Moore - ""How Sweet It Is"" --Dorothy Moore - ""Let the Music Play"" & ""I Believe In You"" --Dianne Steinberg - ""Amazing"" & ""The Wish"" --Midnight Special salute to Anne Murray
S06E10 Hosts: The Spinners 18/11/1977 --The Spinners (hosts) - ""I'll Be Around,"" ""Heaven on Earth,"" ""Baby I Need Your Love"" & ""Easy Come, Easy Go"" --Ronee Blakely and the Spinners - ""Then Came You"" --Gato Barbieri - ""Ruby"" & ""I Want You"" --J.J. Barrie - ""Bing's Gone"" --Ronee Blakely - ""Need a New Sun Rising"" --Crystal Gayle - ""Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?"" --Heatwave - ""Boogie Nights"" --Alan Price - ""I Want to Dance"" & ""I've Been Hurt"" --Midnight Special salute to the Average White Band
S06E11 Host: Frankie Valli 25/11/1977 --Frankie Valli (host) - ""Swearin' to God,"" ""I Need You,"" ""With You"" & ""Native New Yorker"" --Pat Boone - ""Ain't Going Down in the Bround Before My Time"" --Robert Gordon & Link Wray - ""Red Hot"" --Robert Gordon - ""The Way I Walk"" --Chris Hillman - ""Playing the Fool"" & ""Heartbreaker"" --Robin Trower - ""Farther Up the Road,"" ""Somebody's Calling"" & ""Bridge of Sighs"" --Clip from animated special ""A Doonesbury Special"" with cartoon version of Thudpucker performing ""Solo."" --Midnight Special salute to Olivia Newton-John
S06E12 Host: Wolfman Jack 09/12/1977 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Air Supply - ""Feel the Breeze"" & ""Do It Again"" --David Bowie - ""Heroes"" (probably a music video) --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""Gone Too Far"" & ""Dowdy Ferry Road"" --Fusion - ""You Gotta Find Jesus"" --The Jacksons - ""Going Places"" --Paul McCartney and Wings (on film) - ""Mull of Kintyre"" --Ricci Martin - ""Moonbeams"" --Libby Titus - ""Fool That I Am"" & ""Love Has No Pride"" --Bill Withers - ""Lovely Day"" --Midnight Special salute to Brenda Lee
S06E13 Host: Lou Rawls 16/12/1977 --Lou Rawls (host) - ""See You When I Get There"" ""Pure Imagination,"" ""Lady Love"" & ""Tradewinds"" --Lou Rawls and Dorothy Moore - ""Let It Be Me"" --Dorothy Moore - ""With Pen in Hand"" & ""Let the Music Play"" --Paul Nicholas - ""Heaven on the Seventh Floor"" & ""Earthquake, Landslide, Hurricane"" --Rod Stewart - ""You're in My Heart,"" ""Hot Legs"" & ""I Was Only Joking"" (probably music videos) --Thin Lizzy - ""Bad Reputation"" --Midnight Special salute to Electric Light Orchestra
S06E14 Host: Pat Boone (Christmas Show) 23/12/1977 --Pat Boone (host) - medley of hits, ""Ain't Going Down in the Ground Before My Time,"" ""Break My Mind"" & ""We Wish You a Merry Christmas"" --Pat Boone and family - ""Joy to the World"" --Debby Boone - ""You Light Up My Life"" & ""Until Your Love Broke Through"" --Pat Boone, Debby Boone - ""Nothing Ever Changes"" & ""If"" (both songs with David Gates?) --Pat Boone and his daughters - Christmas medley --David Gates - ""Goodbye Girl"" --Phoebe Snow - ""Never Letting Go,"" ""Love Makes a Woman"" & ""Electra"" --Midnight Special salute to Emerson, Lake & Palmer
S06E15 Hosts: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. 30/12/1977 --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (hosts) - ""You Don't Have to Be a Star to Be in My Show,"" ""Sad Eyes,"" ""You Got Me Running"" & ""Just the Two of Us"" --Heart (on film) - ""Check It Out,"" ""Keep Your Love Alive,"" ""Little Queen & ""Barracuda"" --Gladys Knight and the Pips (on film) - ""I've Got to Use My Imagination"" --Dave Mason - ""We Just Disagree"" & ""Let It Go, Let It Flow"" --Boz Scaggs (on film) - ""Lowdown,"" ""Lido Shuffle"" & ""Balloons""
S06E16 Hosts: The Bay City Rollers 06/01/1978 --The Bay City Rollers (hosts) - ""Money Honey,"" ""The Way I Feel Tonight,"" ""Pie,"" ""Don't Let the Music Die"" & ""Wouldn't You Like It?"" --Black Oak Arkansas - ""Race with the Devil"" & ""Not Fade Away"" --Greg Lake - ""C'est la Vie"" --New Riders of the Purple Sage - ""Jasper"" & ""Take a Red"" --Randy Newman (on film) - ""Short People"" --Queen (on film) - ""We Are the Champions"" music video --Kenny Rogers - ""Sweet Music Man,"" ""Morgana Jones"" & ""Something's Burnin'""
S06E17 Hosts: The O'Jays 13/01/1978 --The O'Jays (hosts) - ""For the Love of Money,"" ""Message in Our Music,"" ""Stand Up"" and a medley (""Backstabbers,"" ""Wildflowers,"" ""Sunshine,"" ""Love Train,"" ""Put Your Hands Together"") --Air Supply - ""Do It Again"" --David Bowie - ""Heroes"" (probably a music video) --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""Gone Too Far"" --Emerson, Lake & Palmer - ""Tiger in the Spotlight"" --Dee Dee Sharp Gamble - ""I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"" --Sammy Hagar - ""Red"" & ""You Make Me Crazy"" --Billy Preston - ""Nothin' from Nothin',"" ""I'm Really Gonna Miss You"" & ""Wide Stride"" --Midnight Special salute to the Animals
S06E18 Host: Aretha Franklin 27/01/1978 --Aretha Franklin (host) - ""Touch Me Up,"" ""Keep On Loving You,"" ""Almighty Fire"" & ""Joy Baby"" --Aretha Franklin and the Four Tops - ""Isn't She Lovely"" --The Four Tops - ""Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)"" & ""The Show Must Go On"" --Dan Hill - ""Sometimes When We Touch"" & ""Hold On"" --Fred Travalena (comedy segment) --Barry White - ""It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Net to Me"" --Midnight Special tribute to Black Oak Arkansas
S06E19 Host: Shaun Cassidy 03/02/1978 --Shaun Cassidy (guest host) - ""Hey Deanie,"" ""That's Rock and Roll"" & ""Teen Dream"" --Peter Allen - ""I Go to Rio"" & ""She Loves to Hear the Music"" --Tom Dressen (comedian) - comedy monologue --George Duke - ""Reach for It,"" ""Searchin' My Mind"" & ""We Give Our Love"" --Paul McCartney & Wings - ""Mull of Kintyre"" music video --Bob Welch - ""Sentimental Lady"" & ""Ebony Eyes"" --Midnight Special tribute to ABBA
S06E20 Host: Natalie Cole 10/02/1978 --Natalie Cole (guest host) - ""This Will Be,"" ""Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,"" ""Our Love,"" ""Be Thankful"" & ""Just Can't Stay Away"" --The Bee Gees - interview --Rick Danko - ""Java Blues"" & ""Brainwash"" --Yvonne Elliman - ""If I Can't Have You"" & ""Sally Go Round the Roses"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""Boogie Shoes,"" --Ronnie Laws - ""Friends and Strangers"" & ""Always There""
S06E21 Million Sellers of 1977 (hosted by Wolfman Jack) 17/02/1978 Million Sellers of 1977 Host: Wolfman Jack (clips from past shows): --Debby Boone - ""You Light Up My Life"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Telephone Line"" --The Emotions - ""Best of My Love"" --Crystal Gayle - ""Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?"" --Andy Gibb - ""I Just Want to Be Your Everything"" --Manfred Mann's Earth Band - ""Blinded by the Light"" --Johnny Rivers - ""Slow Dancin'"" --Leo Sayer - ""When I Need You"" Music videos / promotional clips: --Elton John & Kiki Dee - ""Don't Go Breaking My Heart"" --Queen - ""We Are the Champions"" --Rod Stewart - ""Hot Legs"" --Cat Stevens - ""(Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard"" --Olivia Newton John - ""Sam""
S06E22 Host: Donna Summer 24/02/1978 --Donna Summer (host) - ""I Feel Love,"" ""Last Dance,"" ""I Love You"" & ""A Man Like You"" --Kenny Rogers - ""Daytime Friends"" & ""Love or Something Like It"" --Kenny Rogers and Dottie West - ""Every Time Two Fools Collide"" & ""Anyone Who Isn't Me Tonight"" --Brooklyn Dreams - ""Music, Harmony and Rhythm"" & ""Don't Fight the Feeling"" --The Captain and Tennille - ""Sad Eyes"" --Journey - ""Lights"" (video) & ""Feeling That Way"" --Midnight Special salute to Elvin Bishop
S06E23 Host: Rick Nelson 03/03/1978 --Rick Nelson (guest host) - ""I Wanna Move with You,"" ""Gimme a Little Sign,"" ""Something You Can't Buy,"" ""Garden Party"" & ""Mystery Train"" --George Benson - ""Here Comes the Sun"" --Paul Davis - ""I Go Crazy,"" ""Bad Dream"" & ""I Never Heard the Song At All"" --Sweet Inspirations - ""Dance"" & ""Sweet Inspiration"" --10cc (music videos) - ""The Things We Do for Love"" & ""Five O'Clock in the Morning"" --Midnight Special salute to the Captain and Tennille
S06E24 Host: Ronnie Milsap 10/03/1978 --Ronnie Milsap (host) - ""Let My Love Be Your Pillow,"" ""What a Difference You've Made in My Life,"" ""I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love,"" ""Country Cookin',"" ""It Was Almost Like a Song"" & ""Let My Love"" --Ronnie Milsap - medley (""I'm a Stand By Your Woman Man,"" ""What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down,"" ""Daydreams"" and ""About Night Things"") --Ronnie Milsap & Larry Gatlin - ""Lovesick Blues"" --Larry Gatlin - ""Love Is Just a Game"" & ""Broken Lady"" --Crystal Gayle - ""Ready for the Times to Get Better"" & ""Let's Do It Right"" --Conway Twitty - ""It's Only Make Believe"" & ""Maybellene"" --Midnight Special salute to Jerry Lee Lewis
S06E25 Hosts: Player 17/03/1978 --Player (hosts) - ""Baby Come Back,"" ""Cancellation,"" ""This Time I'm in It for Love"" & ""Come On Out"" --ABBA - ""Name of the Game"" (probably a music video) --Jay Ferguson - ""Thunder Island"" & ""Losing Control"" --New Birth - ""It's Been a Long Time"" & ""Coming from All Ends"" --Starland Vocal Band - ""Afternoon Delight"" & ""Late Night Radio"" --Midnight Special salute to Queen
S06E26 Host: Tom Jones 24/03/1978 --Tom Jones (guest host) - ""Goin' Places,"" ""I Just Want to Be Your Everything,"" ""You Light Up My Life,"" ""Deliah,"" ""Back in Love Again,"" ""No One Gave Me Love,"" ""I Can See Clearly Now,"" ""Have You Ever Been Lonely?"" and a medley (""Are You Lonesome Tonight?"" and ""Can't Help Falling in Love with You"") --The Emotions - ""I Don't Want to Lose Your Love"" & ""How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away?"" --Dan Hill - ""Sometimes When We Touch"" & ""Hold On"" --Midnight Special salute to the Electric Light Orchestra
S06E27 Host: Roger Miller 07/04/1978 --Roger Miller (host) - ""King of the Road,"" ""Orange Blossom Special,"" ""There's Nobody Like You"" & ""Baby Me Baby"" --Roger Miller and the Dirt Band - ""Promised Land"" --Gene Cotton - ""Before My Heart Finds Out"" & ""Save the Dancer"" --The Dirt Band - ""In for the Night,"" ""For a Little While"" & ""Escaping Reality"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""Boogie Shoes"" --Andy Kaufman (comedy segment) --Raydio - ""Jack and Jill"" --Midnight Special salute to Herb Alpert
S06E28 Hosts: England Dan and John Ford Coley 14/04/1978 --England Dan & John Ford Coley (guest host) - ""We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again,"" ""You Can't Dance,"" ""Nights Are Forever without You,"" ""Some Things Don't Come Easy"" & ""Maybe Tonight"" --Barbara Carroll - ""Isn't She Lovely"" & ""At Seventeen"" --Kansas - ""Dust in the Wind"" & ""Point of No Return"" --Meatloaf - ""Bat Out of Hell"" (music video) --Wet Willie - ""Street Corner Serenade,"" ""One Track Mind"" & ""Make you Feel Loved Again"" --Midnight Special salute to the Commodores
S06E29 Host: Jay Ferguson 21/04/1978 --Jay Ferguson (guest host) - ""Thunder Island,"" ""Losing Control,"" ""Paying Time"" and a medley (""Run Run Run,"" ""Mr. Skin"" & ""I Got a Line on You"") --Hoyt Axton - ""Joy to the World"" & ""Flash of Fire"" --Le Blanc-Carr Band - ""Falling"" & ""Something About You"" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Yvonne Elliman - ""If I Can't Have You"" --Kelly Warren - ""I Got the Music in Me"" --Bob Welch (on film) - ""Ebony Eyes"" --Interview: David Bowie
S06E30 Host: Journey 28/04/1978 --Journey (hosts) - ""Wheel in the Sky,"" ""Feeling That Way,"" ""Anytime,"" ""Patiently"" & ""La Do Da"" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Rita Coolidge - ""The Way You Do the Things You Do"" & ""Words"" --Al Jarreau - ""So Long Girl"" & ""Better Than Anything"" --Eddie Money - ""Baby Hold On,"" ""Don't Worry"" & ""Two Tickets To Paradise"" --Plus, Flo & Eddie (of The Turtles) interview Lou Reed.
S06E31 Host: Yvonne Elliman 05/05/1978 --Yvonne Elliman (guest host) - ""If I Can't Have You,"" ""Sally Go Round the Roses"" & ""Up to the Man in You"" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Be-Bop Deluxe - ""Panic in the World"" & ""New Precision"" --Walter Egan - ""Magnet and Steel"" & ""Blonde in the Blue T-Bird"" --Rubicon - ""I'm Gonna Take Care of Everything"" & ""Cheatin'"" --Robin Trower - ""Bluebird"" --Bonnie Tyler - ""It's a Heartache"" --Midnight Special salute to Tavares
S06E32 Host: Dicky Betts 12/05/1978 --Dickey Betts (guest host) - ""Good Time Feelin'"" --Dickey Betts, Elvin Bishop, Charlie Daniels and Bonnie Bramlet - ""Southbound"" & ""Midnight Creeper"" --Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush - ""Johnny B. Goode"" & ""I'm a King Bee"" --George Benson - ""Lady Blue"" & ""On Broadway"" --Oak Ridge Boys - ""Heavenbound"" & ""You're the One"" --Genesis - ""Follow You, Follow Me"" --Kelly Warren - ""Rocky Top""
S06E33 Host: Helen Reddy 19/05/1978 --Helen Reddy (guest host) - ""Ready or Not,"" ""Lady of the Night,"" ""We'll Sing in the Sunshine"" & ""Poor Little Fool"" --On film: Elton John performs ""Ego"" --Andy Kaufman (comedian) - ""Oklahoma"" & ""My Way"" --Player - ""Cancellation"" & ""This Time I'm in It for Love"" --Samantha Sang - ""Emotion"" & ""You Keep Me Dancing"" --Joe Brooks interview with Flo and Eddie. --Midnight Special salute to Billy Preston
S06E34 Co-hosts: Donna Summer & Wolfman Jack 26/05/1978 --Wolfman Jack (co-host) --Donna Summer (co-host) - ""Once Upon a Time"" & ""Last Dance"" --Brooklyn Dreams - ""Street Dance"" --Linda Clifford - ""Runaway Love"" & ""If My Friends Could See Me Now"" --HOT - ""No Love in the Morning"" --Paul Jabara - ""Queen of the Disco"" --Love and Kisses - ""Thank God It's Friday"" --Tuxedo Junction - ""Chattanooga Choo Choo"" --The Village People - ""San Francisco"" & ""Macho Man"" --Midnight Special tribute to KC & the Sunshine Band
S06E35 Host: Crystal Gayle 02/06/1978 --Crystal Gayle (host) - ""Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"" ""Why Have You Left the One You Left Me for?"" ""Cry Me a River"" & ""Someday Soon"" --Andy Kaufman (comedian) - ""Confidence,"" ""The Cow Goes Moo"" & ""Mighty Mouse"" --Chuck Mangione - ""Feels So Good"" & Hide and Seek (Ready or Not Here I Come)"" --Peace and Quiet - ""And Here She Is"" --Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - ""American Girl,"" ""I Need to Know"" & ""Listen to Her Heart"" --Eddie Rabbitt - ""Crossin' the Mississippi"" & ""You Don't Love Me Anymore"" --On film: clip from ""The Last Waltz""
S06E36 Host: Elvin Bishop 09/06/1978 --Elvin Bishop (guest host) - ""Raisin' Hell,"" ""Travelin' Mood,"" ""Stealing Watermelons,"" ""Fishing"" & ""Raisin' Hell"" (closing credits) --Alessi - ""All for a Reason"" & ""I Don't Want to Lose You"" --Andy Gibb - ""Shadow Dancing"" --Nick Lowe - ""So It Goes"" & ""Heart of the City"" --Paul McCartney & Wings - ""With a Little Luck"" (music video) --Cory Wells - ""When You Touch Me This Way"" & ""Midnight Lady"" --Midnight Special salute to Leo Sayer
S06E37 Host: Mac Davis 16/06/1978 --Mac Davis (host) - ""You Put Music in My Life,"" ""Shee Moe Foe,"" ""Rock 'n' Roll, I Gave You All the Best Years of My Life,"" ""You Are"" & ""You Put Music in My Life"" (closing credits) --Andrew Gold - ""Thank You for Being a Friend,"" ""The Gambler"" & ""Never Let Her Slip Away"" --Johnny Paycheck - ""Me and the I.R.S."" & ""Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms"" --Johnny Paycheck and Mac Davis - ""Take This Job and Shove It"" --Todd Rundgren - ""Can We Still Be Friends"" and a mime piece titled ""Bread"" --Rod Stewart - ""I Was Only Joking"" (probably a music video) --Midnight Special salute to George Benson
S06E38 Host: Burton Cummings 23/06/1978 --Burton Cummings (host) - ""Roll with the Punches,"" ""Break It to Them Gently,"" ""Guns, Guns, Guns"" (Godspeed Mother Nature),"" ""Dream of a Child"" & ""Roll with the Punches"" --Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman - ""American Woman"" --Randy Bachman - ""Takin' Care of Business,"" ""Is the Night Too Cold for Dancing"" & ""Survivor"" --Ronnie Montrose - ""Town without Pity"" & ""My Little Mystery"" --Teddy Pendergrass - ""You Got What I Want,"" ""Only You"" & ""Close the Door"" --Patti Smith - performs ""Twenty-Fifth Floor"" and ""Because the Night."" Plus, an interview with Lisa Robinson. --Closing credits: Burton Cummings - ""Roll with the Punches""
S06E39 Host: Martin Mull 30/06/1978 --Martin Mull (guest host) - (1) sings ""I'm Everyone I've Ever Loved,"" (2) ""Yellow Face"" (comedy segment about variations of the ""smile button"" around the world), (3) ""The Humming Song,"" (4) Record Album offer (comedy skit about Mull's new album without a cover), (5) sings ""I'll Do the Samba, While You March Along"" & (6) a lullaby titled ""Goodnight"" --Martin Mull and Flo & Eddie - ""Get Up, Get Down"" & ""Puff the Magic Dragon"" --Flo & Eddie - ""Natural Man"" --Mink De Ville - ""Guardian Angel"" & ""Just Your Friends"" --Robert Palmer - ""Every Kinda People"" & ""You're Gonna Get What's Coming"" --Burt Reynolds (cameo appearance, walk on) --Jethro Tull (on tape) - ""Heavy Horses"" video
S06E40 Host: Eddie Money 21/07/1978 --Eddie Money (host) - ""Two Tickets to Paradise."" --Todd Rundgren - ""Can We Still Be Friends?"" --Gerry Rafferty (on film) - ""Baker Street"" --Eddie Money - ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" & ""Baby Hold On"" --Stanley Clarke (on bass guitar) - ""Rock and Roll Jelly"" --Jay Ferguson - ""Losing Control"" --Peter Noone and Spencer Davis reminisce about the 1960's with vintage clips of Herman's Hermits and the Spencer Davis Group. --Spencer Davis - ""Easy Rider"" --Spencer Davis and Peter Noone - ""Oh Boy"" and ""The Midnight Special"" --Todd Rundgren - ""Bread"" (a mime piece) --ABBA (on film) - ""Take a Chance on Me"" video --Stanley Clarke & his group - ""More Hot Fun"" --Eddie Money - ""So Good to Be in Love Again,"" ""Call On Me"" and ""Everybody Rock & Roll The Place""
S06E41 Host: Leo Sayer 28/07/1978 --Leo Sayer (guest host) - ""How Much Love,"" ""Dancing the Night Away,"" ""Rainin' in My Heart,"" ""Something Fine (Looking Back Carefully)"" & ""The Show Must Go On"" --Chuck Mangione - ""Feels So Good"" & ""Hide and Seek"" --Randy Newman - ""Baltimore"" --Raydio - ""Jack and Jill"" & ""Is This a Love Thing?"" --Dennis Roussos - ""I Just Live"" & ""That Once in a Lifetime"" --Bonnie Tyler - ""It's a Heartache"" --Wolfman Jack interviews Gary Busey (who talks about his movie ""The Buddy Holly Story"") --Leo Sayer, Gary Busey and Wolfman Jack - ""It's So Easy""
S06E42 Host: Frankie Valli 18/08/1978 --Frankie Valli (guest host) - ""Grease,"" ""Sherry Baby,"" ""Save me, Save me,"" ""Needing You"" & ""Sometimes Love Makes Me Cry"" --Atlanta Rhythm Section - ""I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight"" & ""Imaginary Lover"" --Walter Egan - ""Magnet and Steel,"" ""Hot Summer Nights"" & ""Finally Found a Girlfriend"" --Nick Gilder - ""Hot Child in the City"" & ""Got to Get Out"" --A Taste of Honey - ""Boogie Oogie Oogie"" & ""Distant"" --On film: Clip from ""Grease"" with John Travolta and Olivia Newton John --Midnight Special salute to Jim Croce (with film clips) and tributes by Randy Newman, Loggins and Messina, & Tommy West (Croce's producer)
S06E43 Hosts: Todd Rundgren & Utopia 25/08/1978 --Todd Rundgren (with Utopia) - ""Real Man,"" ""You Cried Wolf,"" ""Love in Action,"" ""Sometimes I Don't Know What to Feel"" & ""Just One Victory"" --Carlene Carter - ""I Once Knew Love"" & ""Never Together but Close Sometimes"" --Exile - ""Kiss You All Over"" & ""Never Gonna Stop"" --Meatloaf - ""Paradise by the Dashboard Light"" (probably a music video) --Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - ""I Need to Know,"" ""American Girl"" & ""Listen to Her Heart"" --Warren Zevon - ""Werewolves of London"" & ""Nighttime in the Switching Yard""
S06E44 Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band 08/09/1978 --KC & the Sunshine Band (hosts) - ""Do You Feel Alright?"" ""Who Do You Love?"" ""Come to My Island"" & ""Do You Feel Alright?"" (closing credits) --KC & the Sunshine Band - a medley of hits (""Get Down Tonight,"" ""That's the Way (I Like It),"" ""(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake your Booty,"" ""I'm Your Boogie Man,"" ""Keep It Comin' Love"" and ""It's the Same Old Song"") --Jimmy ""Bo"" Horne - ""Dance Around the Floor"" & ""Let Me (Let Me Be your Lover)"" --Cheryl Ladd - ""Think It Over"" & ""Lady Gray"" --Paul McCartney - ""I've Had Enough"" (music video) --Teddy Pendergrass - ""Close the Door"" & ""Only You"" --Donna Summer - ""Last Dance"" & ""I Love You"" --Midnight Special salute Otis Redding
S07E01 Host: Larry Gatlin 15/09/1978 --Larry Gatlin (host) - ""Colorado,"" ""Do It Again Tonight,"" ""Done Enough Dying Today"" & ""Penny Annie"" --The Cars - ""Just What I Needed"" & ""My Best Friend's Girl"" --Devo (on film) - ""Come Back Jonee"" video --Evelyn ""Champagne"" King - ""Shame"" --Tony Orlando - ""Don't Let Go,"" ""That's Rock 'n' Roll,"" ""Save the Last Dance for Me"" --Tavares - ""More Than a Woman"" & ""Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel"" --The Jeff Kutash Dancers (series regulars) - one dancer dances to ""Love Will Find A Way""; several dancers perform to ""Copacabana""; two women dance to a ""Saturday Night Fever"" medley. --Closing credits: Larry Gatlin - ""Do It Again Tonight"" reprise
S07E02 Hosts: REO Speedwagon 22/09/1978 --REO Speedwagon (hosts) - ""Keep Pushin',"" ""Time for Me to Fly,"" ""Roll with the Changes"" & ""Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight"" --Atlanta Rhythm Section - ""I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight"" & ""Champagne Jam"" --The Climax Blues Band - ""Couldn't Get It Right"" & ""Mistress Moonshine"" --Little River Band - ""Reminiscing,"" ""Help Is on Its Way"" & ""Shut Down, Turnoff"" --Ozark Mountain Daredevils - ""If You Wanna Get to Heaven"" and ""Tough Luck"" --A Taste of Honey - ""Boogie Oogie Oogie""
S07E03 Host: Dolly Parton 29/09/1978 --Dolly Parton (host) - ""Two Doors Down,"" ""Here You Come Again,"" ""Heartbreaker,"" ""Baby I'm Burnin,"" ""Jolene"" & ""I Will Always Love You"" --Rita Coolidge - ""You"" (on film, music video) --Alice Cooper - ""How You Gonna See Me Now"" (music video) --Crystal Gayle - ""Cry Me a River"" --Yvonne Elliman - ""If I Can't Have You"" --Paul McCartney and Wings - ""With a Little Luck"" & ""I've Had Enough"" (music videos) --Chuck Mangione - ""Feels So Good"" --Frankie Valli - ""Grease"" (from 8/18/78?) --Midnight Special salute to Queen
S07E04 Hosts: The Dirt Band 13/10/1978 --The Dirt Band (guest hosts) - ""Whoa Babe,"" ""In for the Night"" & ""For a Little While"" --Steve Martin and John McEuen (banjo duet) - ""Pitkin Country Turnaround"" --Steve Martin - ""King Tut"" --Steve Martin - ""Maxwell's Silver Hammer"" (film clip) --Steve Martin and the Dirt Band - ""Ramblin' Man"" & ""White Russia"" --Steve Martin, the Dirt Band and LeRoux - ""Will the Circle Be Unbroken"" --John McEuen (of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) - ""Opus '36"" --John McEuen and LeRoux - ""Tokin' Funk"" --Michael Johnson - ""Bluer Than Blue"" & ""Almost Like Being in Love"" --Louisiana's LeRoux - ""New Orleans Ladies"" & ""Slow Burn"" --The Who - ""Who Are You?"" (music video)
S07E05 Host: Wolfman Jack 27/10/1978 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Linda Clifford - ""If My Friends Could See Me Now"" --Exile - ""Kiss You All Over"" --Evelyn ""Champagne"" King - ""Shame"" --Cheryl Ladd - ""Think It Over"" --Little River Band - ""Reminiscing"" & ""Help Is on Its Way"" --Paul McCartney and Wings (music video) - ""London Town"" --Anne Murray - ""You Needed Me"" & ""You Won't See Me"" --Stonebolt - ""I Will Still Love You"" & ""The Shadow"" --The Trammps - ""Disco Inferno"" & ""Season for Girls""
S07E06 Hosts: Hall & Oates 10/11/1978 --Hall & Oates (guest hosts) - ""I Don't Want to Lose You,"" ""It's a Laugh,"" ""Melody for a Memory,"" ""Don't Blame It on Love"" and a medley of hits (""She's Gone,"" ""Sara Smile"" and ""Rich Girl"") --Daryl Hall - ""August Day"" --Alice Cooper - ""How You Gonna See Me Now?"" --Nick Gilder - ""Hot Child in the City"" --Heart - ""Cook with Fire,"" ""Crazy on You,"" ""High Time"" & ""Straight On""
S07E07 Hosts: The Atlanta Rhythm Section 17/11/1978 --The Atlanta Rhythm Section (guest hosts) - ""Champagne Jam,"" ""Imaginary Lover,"" ""I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight"" & ""I'm So Into You"" --The Atlanta Rhythm Section & Sea Level - ""Long Tall Sally"" --Ambrosia - ""How Much I Feel"" --The Cars - ""My Best Friend's Girl"" --Paul Davis - ""Sweet Life"" --Paul Davis and Crystal Gayle - ""I Don't Want to Be Just Another Love"" --Van Morrison - ""Wave Length"" --Sea Level - ""That's Your Secret"" --Midnight Special salute to the Beach Boys
S07E08 Host: Ted Nugent 24/11/1978 --Ted Nugent (guest host) - ""Cat Scratch Fever,"" ""Free for All,"" ""Need You Bad"" & ""Stranglehold"" --REO Speedwagon - ""Say You Love Me Or Say Goodnight"" (performance taped in Kansas City) --AC/DC - ""Sin City"" --Thin Lizzy - ""Cowboy Song"" (live in London) --Cheap Trick - ""Surrender"" & ""California Man"" Other performers (music videos): --Golden Earring - ""Grab It for a Season"" --Aerosmith - ""Come Together"" (on film)
S07E09 Disco Show hosted by Wolfman Jack 01/12/1978 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Pattie Brooks - ""The House Where Love Died"" & ""After Dark"" --Chic - ""Everybody Dance,"" ""Dance, Dance, Dance"" & ""Le Freak"" --Gallagher (comedian) --Rick James and the Stone City Band - ""You and I"" & ""Mary Jane"" --Sylvester - ""You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)"" & ""Grateful"" --Sylvester (with the Kutash Dancers) - ""Dance (Disco Heat)"" --Laura Taylor - ""Dancin' in My Feet""
S07E10 Host: Wolfman Jack 15/12/1978 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Robby Benson - ""Mr. Weinstein"" & ""It's Too Late for Me"" --Peabo Bryson - ""Feel the Fire"" & ""Reaching for the Sky"" --Marshall Chapman - ""Why Can't I Be Like Other Girls?"" & ""Hell and Back"" --The Crusaders - ""Snowflake"" & ""Many Stops Along the Way"" --Gallagher (comedian) - comedy segments throughout show --Barbara Mandrell - ""Woman to Woman"" & ""How Long"" --Kelly Warren - ""One Man's Woman"" --Salute to the Beach Boys
S07E11 Host: Tina Turner 05/01/1979 --Tina Turner (guest host) - ""Root Toot Undisputable Rock 'n' Roll,"" ""Viva la Money,"" ""Night Time Is the Right Time"" & ""Sometimes When We Touch"" --Edwin Starr - Contact"" & ""I'm So Into You"" --Rod Stewart - ""D'Ya Think I'm Sexy?"" & ""Blondes Have More Fun"" (probably music videos) --The Three Degrees - ""Giving Up, Giving In"" & ""The Runner""
S07E12 Host: Wolfman Jack 12/01/1979 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Alicia Bridges - ""I Love the Nightlife (Disco Round)"" & ""Body Heat"" --Chanson - ""Don't Hold Back"" & ""Why"" --First Choice - ""Hold Your Horses"" & ""Dr. Love"" --Paul Jabara - ""Dancin'"" & ""Trapped in a Stairway"" --Patrick Juvet - ""Got a Feeling"" & ""I Love America"" --Santana - ""Open Invitation"" & ""One Chain""
S07E13 Host: Blondie 19/01/1979 --Blondie - ""Heart of Glass"" (lip-synch); ""One Way or Another"" (live); ""Hanging on the Telephone"" (live); & ""Sunday Girl"" (live) --Sarah Dash - ""Sinner Man"" & ""Candy from Your Baby"" --Peaches and Herb - ""Shake Your Groove Thing,"" ""Reunited"" & ""We've Got Love"" --Queen (on film) - ""Bicycle Race"" & ""Fat Bottomed Girls"" videos --The Jeff Kutash Dancers (series regulars) - dance to ""Stayin' Alive,"" ""Night Fever,"" ""The Groove Line"" & ""42nd Street"" --Closing credits: Blondie - ""Heart of Glass"" (lip-synch, probably the same performance as earlier in show)
S07E14 Hosts: The Village People 26/01/1979 --The Village People (guest hosts) - ""Y.M.C.A.,"" ""Macho Man,"" ""San Francisco"" & ""Hot Cop"" --Eric Carmen - ""Change of Heart"" & ""Baby I Need Your Lovin'"" --Gloria Gaynor - ""I Will Survive"" & ""I Said Yes"" --Toto - ""Hold the Line,"" ""I'll Supply the Love"" & ""Georgy Porgy"" --Rod Stewart - ""D'Ya Think I'm Sexy?"" (probably a music video) --Jeff Kutash Dancers (series regulars) - dance to ""Country Hoedown,"" ""Shoo-Shoo-Shoo-Be-Doo"" ""In the Bush"" & ""Keep On Jumpin."" --Closing credits: The Village People - ""Y.M.C.A."" (reprise)
S07E15 Host: The Jacksons 02/02/1979 --The Jacksons (guest hosts) - ""Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground),"" ""Things I Do for You"" & ""Destiny"" --The Jacksons - ""Blame It on the Boogie"" (music video) --Dan Hartman - ""Instant Replay"" & ""Countdown/This Is It"" --Grace Jones - ""Below the Belt"" & ""Do or Die"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""Who Do Ya Love?"" ""Do You Feel Alright?"" and a medley of hits (""Get Down Tonight,"" ""That's the Way I Like It,"" ""Shake Your Booty,"" ""I'm Your Boogie Man,"" ""Keep it Comin' Love"" and ""It's the Same Old Song"") --Hot Chocolate (on film) - ""Every 1's a Winner"" video --The Jeff Kutash Dancers (series regulars) - dance to ""Dance Dance Dance"" & ""Shake Your Groove Thing"" --Closing credits: The Jacksons - ""Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"" reprise
S07E16 Hits of 1978 (hosted by Wolfman Jack) 09/02/1979 --Wolfman Jack (host) --Andy Gibb - ""Shadow Dancing"" --Journey - ""Patently"" & ""Wheel in the Sky"" --Little River Band - ""Reminiscing"" & ""Shut Down, Turn Off"" --Paul McCartney and Wings - ""With a Little Luck"" (music video) --Ted Nugent - ""Cat Scratch Fever"" & ""Need You Bad"" --Dolly Parton - ""Baby I'm Burnin'"" --Johnny Paycheck and Mac Davis - ""Take This Job and Shove It"" --Jerry Rafferty - ""Baker Street"" (music video?) --Rod Stewart - ""I Was Only Joking"" --Donna Summer - ""Last Dance"" --On film: Clips from ""The Last Waltz"" with Bob Dylan and other performers.
S07E17 Host: Alice Cooper 16/02/1979 --Alice Cooper (host) - ""From the Inside,"" ""Serious,"" medley (""I'm Eighteen,"" ""Only Women Bleed"" and ""Billion Dollar Babies""), ""How You Gonna See Me Now"" & ""Inmate's We Are All Crazy"" Other guests (some of these may be music videos): --The Cars - ""My Best Friend's Girl"" --Chic (on film) - ""Le Freak"" & ""I Want Your Love"" video --Instant Funk - ""I've Got My Mind Made Up"" & ""Crying"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""A Little More Love"" --Tanya Tucker - ""Not Fade Away,"" ""Lover Goodbye"" & ""I Am the Singer, You Are the Song""
S07E18 Hosts: Brooklyn Dreams 23/02/1979 --Brooklyn Dreams - ""Street Man,"" ""Make It Last,"" ""First Love,"" ""On the Corner"" & ""Street Dance"" --Donna Summer and Brooklyn Dreams - ""Heaven Knows"" --Donna Summer and Brooklyn Dreams - Motown medley (""So Fine,"" ""Maybe,"" ""My Girl,"" ""My Guy,"" ""The Way You Do the Things You Do,"" ""Good Lovin',"" ""Heard It Through The Grapevine"" and ""Heatwave"") --Eddie Money (on film) - ""Maybe I'm a Fool"" & ""Love the Way You Love Me"" videos --Edwin Starr - ""Contact"" & ""I'm So Into You"" --George Thorogood and the Destroyers - ""House of Blue Lights"" & ""Move It On Over"" --Voyage - ""Souvenirs""
S07E19 Host: Alicia Bridges 02/03/1979 --Alicia Bridges (host) - ""I Love the Nightlife (Disco Round),"" ""Body Heat,"" ""In the Name of Love"" & ""City Rhythm"" --The Dirt Band - ""For a Little While"" --Gary's Gang - ""Keep On Dancin'""& ""Let's Love Dance Tonight"" --Chaka Khan - ""I'm Every Woman"" & ""Life Is a Dance"" --Steve Martin and the Dirt Band - ""King Tut"" --Toto - ""I'll Supply the Love"" & ""Georgy Porgy"" --Closing credits: Alicia Bridges - ""I Love the Nightlife (Disco Round)"" reprise.
S07E20 Hosts: Rick James & the Stone City Band 16/03/1979 --Rick James & the Stone City Band (guest hosts) - ""You and I,"" ""Bustin' Out"" & ""High on Your Love"" --Linda Clifford - ""Bridge Over Troubled Water"" --Evelyn ""Champagne"" King - ""I Don't Know If It's Right"" & ""Shame"" --Nicolette Larson - ""Lotta Love"" & ""Rhumba Girl"" --Cheryl Lynn - ""Got to Be Real"" & ""Star Love"" --Chuck Mangione - ""Feels So Good"" --Anne Murray - ""You Needed Me"" & ""You Won't See Me""
S07E21 Host: Linda Clifford 30/03/1979 --Linda Clifford (guest host) - ""Bridge over Troubled Water,"" ""Sweet Melodies,"" ""One of Those Songs"" & ""Let Me Be Your Woman"" --Arpeggio - ""Let the Music Play"" & ""Love and Desire"" --Peaches & Herb - ""Shake Your Groove Thing,"" ""We've Got Love"" & ""Reunited"" --Eddie Rabbitt - ""Every Which Way But Loose"" --The Village People - ""Y.M.C.A.,"" ""Macho Man"" & ""Hot Cop"" --Bill Wray - ""Pinball, That's All""
S07E22 Hosts: The Babys 06/04/1979 --The Babys (guest hosts) - ""Everytime I Think of You,"" ""Head First"" & ""Run to Mexico"" --The Byrds (on film) - ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" & ""Turn Turn Turn"" --G.Q. - ""Disco Nights"" & ""Wonderful"" --Gloria Gaynor - ""I Will Survive"" & ""I Said Yes"" --George Harrison - ""Blow Away"" (music video) --McGuinn, Clark and Hillman - ""Don't You Write Her Off"" & ""Surrender to Me"" --Tavares - ""Straight from Your Heart"" & ""Never Had a Love Like This Before""
S07E23 Hosts: Sister Sledge 13/04/1979 --Sister Sledge (guest hosts) - ""He's the Greatest Dancer,"" ""We Are Family,"" ""Lost in Music,"" ""Thinking of You"" --David Naughton - ""Makin' It"" --The Raes - ""A Little Lovin' (Keeps The Doctor Away)"" & ""Get Up and Dance"" --Narada Michael Walden - ""I Don't Want Nobody Else (to Dance with You)"" & ""Give Your Love a Chance"" --Dream Express - ""Midnight Dream"" Music Videos (promotional clips): --The Village People - ""In the Navy"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""A Little More Love"" --Al Stewart - ""Son on the Radio"" & ""Time Passages""
S07E24 Hosts: The Beach Boys 27/04/1979 --The Beach Boys (hosts) - ""Good Vibrations,"" ""Here Comes the Night,"" ""Surfin' U.S.A.,"" ""Angel Come Home"" & ""Lady Lynda"" --The Beach Boys, Roger McGuinn & Wolfman Jack - ""Rock 'n' Roll Music"" --McGuinn, Clark and Hillman - ""Don't You Write Her Off,"" ""Surrender to Me,"" ""Backstage Pass"" --Blondie (clips from 19-Jan-1979) - ""Heart of Glass"" (lip-synch); ""One Way or Another"" (live) & ""Hanging on the Telephone"" (live) --Tavares - ""Straight from Your Heart,"" ""More Than a Woman"" & ""Never Had a Love Like This Before"" Music videos: --Bad Company - ""Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy"" & ""Can't Get Enough of Your Love"" (concert footage)
S07E25 Host: Amii Stewart 04/05/1979 --Amii Stewart (guest host) - ""Knock on Wood,"" ""Light My Fire,"" ""Bring It on Back to Me,"" ""Get Your Love Back"" & ""Closest Thing to Heaven"" --Badfinger - ""Look Out California,"" ""The Winner"" & ""Love Is Gonna Come at Last"" --G.Q. - ""Disco Nights (Rock Freak)"" & ""This Happy Feeling"" --Peaches & Herb - ""Reunited"" --Tasha Thomas - ""Midnight Rendezvous"" & ""Shoot Me with Your Love"" Music videos: --Elvis Costello and the Attractions - ""(What's So Funny) 'bout Peace, Love and Understanding?"" & ""Oliver's Army""
S07E26 Hosts: Peaches & Herb 11/05/1979 --Peaches & Herb - ""Shake Your Groove Thing,"" ""We've Got Love,"" ""Reunited"" & ""Love It Up Tonight"" --Rickie Lee Jones - ""Young Blood"" & ""Chuck E's in Love"" --Little River Band - ""Reminiscing"" --Carrie Lucas - ""Dance With You"" & ""Danceland"" --Melba Moore - ""Pick Me Up, I'll Dance,"" ""Where Did You Ever Go?"" & ""You Stepped into My Life"" --Raydio - ""Rock On"" & ""You Can't Change That""
S07E27 Hosts: Journey 18/05/1979 --Journey (guest hosts) - ""Loving You Is Easy,"" ""Just the Same Way,"" ""Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin,"" ""City of the Angels"" & ""Too Late"" --Journey and Herbie Hancock - ""I'm a Roadrunner Baby"" --Herbie Hancock - ""Ready or Not"" & ""Tell Everybody"" --The Jacksons - ""Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground),"" ""Destiny"" & ""Things I Do for You"" --Levi and the Rockats - ""All Through the Night"" & ""Rockabilly Idol"" --Anita Ward - ""Ring My Bell"" & ""Make Believe Lovers""
S07E28 Host: Gloria Gaynor 08/06/1979 --Gloria Gaynor (guest host) - ""I Will Survive,"" ""I Said Yes,"" ""Anybody Wanna Party?"" ""Never Can Say Goodbye"" & ""You're All I Need to Get By"" --Jay Ferguson - ""Thunder Island,"" ""Shake Down Cruise,"" ""Turn Yourself In"" & ""No Secrets"" --The Gap Band - ""Shake,"" ""Baby Baba Boogie"" & ""Open Up Your Mind (Wide)"" --Rod Stewart - ""Ain't Love a Bitch"" & ""D'Ya Think I'm Sexy"" (music videos) --Ron Wood - ""Buried Alive""
S07E29 Host: Bob Welch 15/06/1979 --Bob Welch (guest host) - ""Precious Love,"" ""Ebony Eyes,"" ""Three Hearts,"" ""Danchiva"" & ""Church"" --Thelma Houston - ""Saturday Night, Sunday Morning,"" ""Don't Leave Me This Way"" & 'I Wanna Be Back in Love Again"" --Fast Fontaine - ""Hard Working Girl"" & ""Real Life"" --Foxy - ""Hot Number"" & ""Get Off"" --Paul McCartney and Wings - ""Goodnight Tonight"" (music video) --Olivia Newton-John - ""Deeper Than the Night""
S07E30 Hosts: Raydio 29/06/1979 --Raydio (guest hosts) - ""Rock On,"" ""You Can't Change That,"" ""Jack and Jill,"" ""Hot Stuff"" & ""More Than One Way to Love a Woman"" --England Dan & John Ford Coley - ""Hollywood Heckle and Jive,"" ""Love Is the Answer"" & ""Rolling Fever"" --McFadden and Whitehead - ""Mr. Music"" & ""Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"" --Dolly Parton - ""You're the Only One,"" ""Great Balls of Fire"" & ""Star of the Show"" --Anita Ward - ""Ring My Bell"" & ""Make Believe Lovers""
S07E31 Host: Wolfman Jack 13/07/1979 Midnight Special 1978 Highlights, Part 2 (Part 1 was seen on February 9, 1979) --Wolfman Jack (host) --Atlanta Rhythm Section - ""Imaginary Lover"" & ""I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight"" --The Dirt Band and Steve Martin - ""White Russia"" --Yvonne Elliman - ""If I Can't Have You"" --Nick Gilder - ""Hot Child in the City"" --Kenny Rogers - ""Love or Something Like It"" --Kenny Rogers and Dottie West - ""Every Time Two Fools Collide"" --Steve Martin - ""King Tut"" --Steve Martin and John McEuen - ""Pitkin Country Turnaround"" --Teddy Pendergrass - ""Close the Door"" & ""Only You"" --Donna Summer - ""I Feel Love"" --A Taste of Honey - ""Boogie Oogie Oogie"" --The Who - ""Who Are You"" (music video)
S07E32 Host: Suzi Quatro 20/07/1979 --Suzi Quatro (guest host) - ""Stumblin' In,"" ""Evie,"" ""If You Can't Give Me Love,"" ""Breakdown"" & ""Non-Citizen"" --David Naughton - ""Makin' It"" --Roger Voudouris - ""Get Used to It,"" ""Can't Stay Like This Forever"" & ""Just What It Takes"" --Carly Simon - ""Vengeance"" & ""We're So Close"" (might be music videos) --Paul Warren and Explorer - ""The Others"" & ""Faded Glory"" Music Videos: --Queen - ""Love of My Life"" --David Bowie - ""Boys Keep Swingin'"" & ""D.J.""
S07E33 Host: Mac Davis 27/07/1979 --Mac Davis (guest host) - ""Somethin's Burnin'"" and a medley of current pop songs (""Best Disco in Town,"" ""I Love the Nightlife,"" ""Le Freak,"" ""Love to Love You Baby,"" ""D'Ya Think I'm Sexy,"" ""Don't Leave Me This Way,"" ""Dancin' Fool,"" ""Soul Man,"" ""I Love Music,"" ""Y.M.C.A.,"" ""Dance (Disco Heat)"" & ""Instant Replay"") --ABBA - ""Does Your Mother Know"" (music video) --Lisa Hartman - ""Hold On I'm Comin'"" & ""Oh Me Oh My"" --McFadden and Whitehead - ""Mr. Music"" & ""Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"" --Bonnie Pointer - ""Heaven Must Have Sent You,"" ""Free Me from My Freedom"" & ""Aw Shoot"" --Gerry Rafferty - ""Days Gone Down"" (music video)
S07E34 Hosts: Little River Band 07/09/1979 --Little River Band (hosts) - ""Lonesome Loser,"" ""It's Not a Wonder,"" ""Mistress of Mine"" & ""Man on the Run"" --Beckmeier Brothers - ""Rock 'n' Roll Dancing"" & ""Snakes in the Grass"" --Music videos: KISS - ""I Was Made for Loving You"" & ""Sure Know Something"" --Moon Martin - ""Rolene,"" ""Bad Case of Loving You"" & ""I've Got a Reason"" --Maxine Nightingale - ""Lead Me On"" & ""Bringing Out the Girl in Me"" --On film: The Who - ""Baba O'Reilly""
S07E35 Host: Bob Welch 14/09/1979 --Bob Welch (guest host) - ""Outskirts,"" ""Big Towne 2061,"" ""Rebel Rouser"" & ""Hot Love Cold War"" --Bob Welch (music video) - ""Ghost of Flight 401"" --Elvin Bishop - ""Honest I Do"" --Paul Butterfield & Rick Danko - ""Mystery Train"" --Bob Welch and John Mayall - ""Rock Me Baby"" (with John McVie on bass and Spencer Davis on harmonica) --John Mayall - ""Falling"" --Music video: Electric Light Orchestra - ""Don't Bring Me Down"" --Music videos: Van Halen - ""Dance the Night Away"" & Bottoms Up"" --The Whizz Kids - ""Cheesecake Baby"" & ""Get Your Hooks Off Me""
S08E01 Host: The Charlie Daniels Band 21/09/1979 --The Charlie Daniels Band (hosts) - ""The Devil Want Down to Georgia,"" ""Jitterbug,"" ""Johnny B. Goode,"" ""Blind Man"" & ""Passing Lane"" --Journey - ""Loving' Touchin' Squeezin',"" ""Too Late"" & ""City of Angels"" --Robert John - ""Sad Eyes"" & ""Lonely Eyes"" --Gerry Rafferty - ""Right Next Time"" & ""Days Gone Down"" --Timothy Leary --Paul McCartney & Wings - ""Arrow Through Me"" (music video)
S08E02 Host: The Cars 28/09/1979 Guests (performing live): --The Cars - ""Let's Go,"" ""Moving in Stereo,"" ""Candy-O,"" ""The Dangerous Type,"" Got a Lot on My Head"" & ""Nightspots"" --Suicide - ""Dream, Baby Dream"" and ""Ghost Rider"" --The Records - ""Starry Eyes,"" ""Teenarama,"" ""Affection Rejected,"" ""All Messed Up and Ready to Go"" Music Videos (Promotional clips): --M - ""Pop Muzik"" --Iggy Pop - ""Five Foot One"" & ""I'm Bored"" --Lene Lovich - ""Lucky Number"" & ""Say When""
S08E03 Host: Blondie 05/10/1979 --Blondie - ""Dreaming"" (live); ""Slow Motion"" (live); ""Heart of Glass"" (live, with anti-nuke statement); ""The Hardest Part"" (lip-synch); ""Accidents Never Happen"" (lip-synch) --Robert Fripp - musical experiment (possibly titled ""God Save the Queen"") --Robert Palmer - ""Bad Case of Loving You,"" ""Jealous"" & ""Can We Still Be Friends?"" --Bram Tchaikovsky - ""Girl of My Dreams"" & ""Lady from the U.S.A."" --Rick James - ""Love Gun"" & ""Fool on the Street"" --Closing credits: Blondie - ""Heart of Glass"" (live, same performance as earlier in show but with different camera angles) Music videos: --Supertramp - ""Goodbye Stranger,"" ""The Logical Song"" & ""Breakfast in America""
S08E04 Hosts: The Captain and Tennille 19/10/1979 --The Captain and Tennille (guest hosts) - ""You Never Done It Like That,"" ""How Can You Be So Cold,"" ""No Love in the Morning,"" ""Do That to Me One More Time"" & ""Love on a Shoestring"" --Cher - ""Hell on Wheels"" (might be a music video) --Chicago - ""Runaway"" & ""Street Player"" --Yvonne Elliman - ""Love Pains"" & ""Savannah"" --Dr. John - ""Renegade"" --Yvonne Elliman and Dr. John - ""Hit the Road Jack"" & ""Sticks and Stones"" --Midnight Special salute to Willie Nelson
S08E05 Hosts: Peaches and Herb 26/10/1979 --Peaches and Herb (guest hosts) - ""Roller Skate Mate,"" ""Gypsy Lady,"" ""I Pledge My Love"" & ""Howzabout Some Love?"" --France Joli - ""Come To Me,"" ""Let Go"" & ""Don't Stop Dancing"" --Maureen McGovern - ""Different Worlds"" & ""Save Me Save Me"" --Tributes to Elton John and Olivia Newton-John.
S08E06 Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band 02/11/1979 --KC & the Sunshine Band (guest hosts) - ""Please Don't Go,"" ""Don You Wanna Party?"" ""Ooh I Like It,"" ""I Betcha Didn't Know That"" & ""I've Got the Feeling"" --The Dirt Band - ""Happy Feet"" & ""An American Dream"" --Michael Jackson - ""Don't Stop Till You Get Enough"" (probably a music video) --Kool & the Gang - ""Ladies Night"" & ""Too Hot"" --M - ""Pop Muzik"" music video --The Who - ""Won't Get Fooled Again"" (music video) --Deniece Williams - ""I Found Love"" & ""I've Got the Next Dance""
S08E07 Hosts: The Commodores 09/11/1979 --The Commodores (guest hosts) - ""Brickhouse,"" ""Sail On,"" ""Three Times a Lady"" & ""Still"" --Frankie Valli and the Commodores - ""Grease"" --The Commodores with Wolfman Jack - ""Midnight Magic"" (a capella) --The Captain and Tennille - ""Do That to Me One More Time"" & ""You Never Done It Like That"" (both songs from 19-Oct-79) --Destination - ""Move On Up"" & ""Dance Dance Party Party"" --Frankie Valli - ""Passion for Paris"" --Midnight Special tribute to ABBA
S08E08 Host: Roger Miller 16/11/1979 --Roger Miller (host) - medley: ""Dang Me,"" ""Kansas City Star,"" ""Chug a Lug,"" ""England Swings,"" ""King of the Road,"" ""Lady America,"" The Fiddle Song,"" ""This Here Town"" & ""The Hat"" --Blondie (clips taken from the 05-Oct-1979 show) - ""Dreaming"" (live) & ""The Hardest Part"" (lip-synch) --Ian Hunter - ""Ships"" & ""Just Another Night"" --Brenda Russell - ""So Good So Right"" & ""Way Back When"" --Tina Turner - ""Love Explosion"" & ""Sunset on Sunset"" --Salute to the Beach Boys - includes footage of John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd from a mid-1970's Beach Boys special.
S08E09 Hosts: The Pointer Sisters 23/11/1979 --The Pointer Sisters (hosts) - ""Fire,"" ""Who Do You Love,"" ""Dreaming As One,"" ""(She's Got) The Fever"" and ""Don't Let a Thief Steal into Your Heart"" --The Pointer Sisters, Carlene Carter, Linda Clifford and Jackie DeShannon - ""What the World Needs Now Is Love"" --Carlene Carter - ""Two Sides to Every Woman,"" ""Lies"" & ""Do It in a Heartbeat"" --Linda Clifford - ""I Just Wanna Wanna,"" ""Bailing Out"" & ""Here Is My Love"" --Jackie DeShannon - ""I Don't Need You Anymore"" --Salute to Rod Stewart
S08E10 Co-hosts: Doc Severinsen & France Joli 07/12/1979 --France Joli & Doc Severinsen (co-hosts) - ""Come to Me"" --Doc Severinsen - ""Luv Ya,"" ""Peg,"" ""Dance of Animals"" & ""Song of Our Friends"" --France Joli - ""Don't Stop Dancing"" & ""Let Go"" --Chic - ""Good Times,"" ""My Feet Keep Dancing"" & ""My Forbidden Lover"" --Kermit the Frog - ""Rainbow Connection"" --David Steinberg - hosts a comedy segment
S08E11 Hosts: The Village People 14/12/1979 --The Village People (hosts) - ""Ready for the '80's,"" ""Y.M.C.A.,"" ""Save Me"" & ""Rock and Roll Is Back Again"" --Rupert Holmes - ""Escape"" & ""Him"" --The Little River Band - ""Cool Change"" & ""Lonesome Loser"" --The Spinners - ""Working My Way Back to You"" and a medley of hits (""Games People Play,"" ""I'll Be Around"" and ""Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"") --David Steinberg - hosts a comedy segment
S08E12 Co-hosts: Lou Rawls and Rita Coolidge 21/12/1979 --Lou Rawls and Rita Coolidge (co-hosts) - ""Fever"" --Lou Rawls - ""Sit Down and Talk to Me,"" ""You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine"" & ""Time Will Take Care"" --Rita Coolidge - ""I'd Rather Leave While I'm In Love,"" ""(Your Love Keeps Kiftin' Me) Higher and Higher"" & ""The Way You Do the Things you Do"" --Jan & Dean - ""Little Old Lady from Pasadena"" & ""Barbara Ann"" --""Outrage"" (The Outrageous Players) comedy segment featuring Gary Mule Deer, Pat McCormick, Emily Prager, David Rupprecht, Rufus Shaw Jr. and Bruce Vilanch.
S08E13 Host: Dr. Hook 11/01/1980 --Dr. Hook (guest host) - ""When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman,"" ""Better Love Next Time,"" ""What Do You Want?"" ""Clyde"" & ""Ooh Pooh Pah Doo"" --Rupert Holmes - ""Escape"" & ""Him"" --Prince - ""I Wanna Be Your Lover"" & ""Why Do You Wanna Treat Me So Bad"" --Cliff Richard - ""We Don't Talk Anymore"" & ""Carrie"" --""Outrage"" (The Outrageous Players) comedy segment with Sandra Bernhard, Joy Grdnic, Pat McCormick, Ron Stevens, Rufus Shaw Jr. and Bruce Vilanch discussing various topics.
S08E14 Host: Isaac Hayes 18/01/1980 --Isaac Hayes (guest host) - ""Don't Let Go,"" ""A Few More Kisses to Go"" & ""What Does It Take"" --The Emotions - ""Best of My Love"" & ""What's the Name of Your Love"" --Isaac Hayes and The Emotions - ""Money"" --KC and the Sunshine Band - ""Please Don't Go"" --Kool and the Gang - ""Ladies Night"" --""Outrage"" comedy segment with Joyce Burditt, Dee Dee Fay, Paul Mooney, Harry Reems, Rufus Shaw Jr. and Bruce Vilanch.
S08E15 Hosts: The Captain & Tennille (7th Anniversary Show) 25/01/1980 --The Captain & Tennille (guest hosts) - ""Love Will Keep Us Together"" --Jim Croce - ""Operator"" & ""Bad Bad Leroy Brown"" --The Jacksons - ""Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"" --Elton John - ""Your Song"" --Barry Manilow - ""Mandy"" & ""It's a Miracle"" --Linda Ronstadt - ""Long Long Time"" --Rod Stewart - ""Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"" (music video) --Donna Summer - ""Heaven Knows"" --Segment with Joyce Burditt, Steve Dahl, Ronnie Graham, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Rufus Shaw Jr. and Bruce Vilanch
S08E16 Hosts: The Captain & Tennille 01/02/1980 --The Captain & Tennille (guest hosts) - ""Do That to Me One More Time"" --Andy Kaufman - sings ""Stayin' Alive"" while playing a cymbal --""Outrage"" (The Outraged and Outrageous Players) comedy segments about ""The Allies,"" ""The Draft"" & ""Fat People"" Clips from previous shows: --The Commodores - ""Still"" & ""Sail On"" --Crystal Gayle - ""Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?"" --Willie Nelson - ""Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Have You Never Been Mellow"" --Dolly Parton - ""Here You Come Again"" & ""Two Doors Down"" --The Village People - ""Macho Man""
S08E17 Host: Tom Jones 08/02/1980 --Tom Jones (guest host) - ""Star,"" ""We Don't Talk Anymore,"" ""Do That to Me One More Time,"" ""I'll Never Love This Way Again,"" ""Ladies Night,"" ""She Believes in Me"" & ""Don't Let Go"" --Teri De Sario and KC - ""Yes I'm Ready"" & ""Dancin' in the Streets"" --Queen - ""Crazy Little Thing Called Love"" music video --Comedy segment with Eugenie Ross-Leming, Jaye P. Morgan, David Steinberg, Rufus Shaw Jr. and Bruce Vilanch
S08E18 Host: Bonnie Pointer 22/02/1980 --Bonnie Pointer (guest host) - ""I Can't Help Myself,"" ""Heaven Must Have Sent You,"" ""Nowhere to Run"" & ""Deep Inside My Soul"" --Electric Light Orchestra - Last Train to London"" (music video) --Nicolette Larson - ""Let Me Go Love"" & ""Back in My Arms Again"" --The Spinners - ""Working My Way Back to You"" & ""Let's Boogie, Let's Dance"" --Comedy segment with Eugenie Ross-Leming, Rufus Shaw Jr., Lonnie Shorr, Bruce Vilanch and Carol Wayne.
S08E19 Host: Mac Davis 07/03/1980 --Mac Davis (guest host) - ""Tequila Sheila,"" ""Why Don't We Sleep on It,"" ""It's Hard to be Humble"" & ""I Wanna Wake Up with You"" --ABBA - ""Gimme, Gimmie, Gimmie (A Man After Midnight)"" music video --Andy Gibb - ""Desire"" --Thelma Houston - ""Suspicious Minds"" & ""What Was That Song"" --Comedy segment hosted by Jay Wolpert with Eugenie Ross-Leming, Rufus Shaw Jr., Bruce Vilanch and Carol Wayne.
S08E20 Host: Andy Gibb 14/03/1980 --Andy Gibb (guest host) - ""Desire,"" ""After Dark"" & ""Falling in Love with You"" --Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - ""Refugee"" & ""There Goes My Girl"" (music videos) --Queen - ""Crazy Little Thing Called Love"" (music video) --Paul Warren & Explorer - ""One of the Kids,"" ""For the Love of a Girl"" & ""Taking My Girl Back"" --The Whispers - ""And the Beat Goes On"" & ""Lady""
S08E21 Hosts: Janis Ian and The Babys 04/04/1980 --Janis Ian - ""Fly Too High,"" ""The Other Side of the Sun"" & ""Memories"" --The Babys - ""Back on My Feet Again,"" ""Midnight Rendevous"" & ""True Love Confessions"" --Janis Ian and the Babys - ""When A Man Loves A Woman"" --Rupert Holmes - ""Him"" & ""Partners in Crime"" --Heart - ""Even it Up"" & ""Break"" (music videos)
S08E22 Host: The Spinners 11/04/1980 --The Spinners (guest hosts) - ""Working My Way Back to You,"" ""Body Language,"" ""Let's Boogie, Let's Dance"" & ""Not That You're Mind Again"" --The Byrds (from 1973) - ""Mr. Tambourine Man"" & ""So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"" --Andy Gibb - ""Desire"" --Herman's Hermits - ""Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter"" (1970's clip) --Pink Floyd - ""Another Brick in the Wall"" music video --Gary Numan - ""Cars"" (music video?) --Sister Sledge - ""I Got to Love Somebody"" & ""Reach Your Peak""
S08E23 Co-hosts: Sissy Spacek and Levon Helm 18/04/1980 --Sissy Spacek and Levon Helm (from the movie ""Coal Miner's Daughter"") - co-host the show and sing --Beverly D'Angelo (played Patsy Cline in ""Coal Miner's Daughter"") - sings a few songs from the movie --Phyllis Boyens - sings with Helm, Spacek and D'Angelo --Also, scenes from the movie are shown. Other performers: --Rupert Holmes - ""Him"" --Queen (music video) - ""Crazy Little Thing Called Love"" --Anne Murray - ""Snowbird"" (1970's clip) --The Spinners - ""Working My Way Back to You""
S08E24 Host: Gladys Knight and the Pips 09/05/1980 --Gladys Knight and the Pips (hosts) - ""Landlord,"" ""Bourgie Bourgie"" & ""You Bring Out the Best in Me"" --Gladys Knight and the Pips - medley (""Every Beat of My Heart,"" ""Friendship Train,"" ""If I Were your Woman,"" Daddy Could Swear I Declare,"" ""Neigher One of Us"" & ""Just My Imagination"" --Michael Jackson - ""Rock with You"" (music video) --Billy Preston and Syreeta - ""With You I'm Born Again"" --The Pretenders - ""Brass in Pocket"" (music video) --Seals & Crofts - ""Summer Breeze"" (classic moment, 1970's clip) --Carly Simon - ""You're So Vain"" (classic clip, music video) --Comedy segment with Eugenie Ross-Leming, Jack Riley, Rufus Shaw Jr., and Bruce Vilanch.
S08E25 Host: Roy Orbison 16/05/1980 --Roy Orbison (host) - ""Oh Pretty Woman,"" ""Only the Lonely,"" ""Crying,"" ""Running Scared,"" ""Hound Dog Man"" & ""Blue Bayou"" --On film: Roy Orbison - ""The Eyes of Texas"" (from the movie ""Roadie"") --David Bowie - ""Fame"" (1970's clip) --Genesis - ""Turn It on Again"" music video --Patti LaBelle - ""I Don't Go Shopping,"" ""Give It Up"" & ""You Are My Friend"" --Billy Preston and Syreeta - ""With You I'm Born Again"" --The Rockets - ""Desire"" & ""Oh Well""
S08E26 Hosts: Billy Preston and Syreeta 23/05/1980 --Billy Preston and Syreeta (co-hosts) - ""With You I'm Born Again"" & ""One More Time for Love"" --Billy Preston - ""Nothing from Nothing,"" ""That's the Way God Planned It"" & ""Outa-Space"" --Syreeta - ""Love Fire"" & ""Blame It on the Sun"" --Robbie Dupree - ""Steal Away"" & ""Hot Rod Hearts"" --Mickey Gilley - ""Stand By Me"" & ""True Love Ways"" --Gary Numan - ""Cars"" (probably a music video) --Ozone - ""Walk On"" --Cliff Richard - ""Devil Woman""
S08E27 Host: The Temptations 30/05/1980 --The Temptations (hosts) - ""Just My Imagination,"" ""Papa Was a Rolling Stone,"" ""Beauty's Only Skin Deep,"" ""Power"" & ""Shadow of My Love"" --The Temptations - medly of hits (""The Way You Do the Things you Do,"" ""Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue),"" ""My Girl,"" ""Get Ready,"" ""Ain't Too Proud to Beg,"" ""Cloud Nine"" and ""I Can't Get Next to You"") --Robbie Dupree - ""Steal Away"" --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Telephone Line"" (classic performance) --Firefall - Headed for a Fall"" & ""Love That Got Away"" --Gary Numan - ""Cars"" (music video) --Jim Photoglo - ""We Were Ment to be Lovers"" & ""20th Century Fool"" --Jackie Wilson - ""(Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me) Higher and Higher"" & ""Lonely Teardrops"" (classic clips)
S08E28 Host: The Brothers Johnson 13/06/1980 --The Brothers Johnson (hosts) - ""Stomp,"" ""Light Up the Night,"" ""All About Heaven"" & ""Strawberry Letter 23"" --The J. Geils Band - ""Love Stinks"" & ""Come Back"" --Jermaine Jackson - ""Let's Get Serious"" --Neil Sedaka - ""Letting Go"" --Neil and Dara Sedaka - ""Should've Never Let You Go"" & ""You're So Good for Me"" --Del Shannon - ""Runaway"" & ""Hats Off to Larry"" --Bonnie Tyler - ""It's a Heartache""
S08E29 Co-hosts: Eddie Rabbitt and Kim Carnes 20/06/1980 --Eddie Rabbitt (co-host) - ""Gone Too Far,"" ""Drivin' My Life Away"" ""Suspicious,"" ""747"" & ""Gone Too Far"" (closing titles) --Kim Carnes (co-host) - ""Tear Me Apart,"" ""More Love"" & ""Swept Me off My Feet"" --ABBA - ""Take a Chance on Me"" (music video) --Jermaine Jackson - ""Let's Get Serious,"" ""Burnin' Hot"" & ""You're Supposed to Be in Love with Me"" --Teena Marie - ""Behind the Groove"" --Randy Van Warmer - ""Just When I Needed You the Most,"" ""Whatever You Decide"" & ""Down Like a Rock""
S08E30 Host: Ambrosia 27/06/1980 --Ambrosia (hosts) - ""No Big Deal,"" ""Biggest Part of Me,"" ""Rock and a Hard Place"" & ""Crying in the Rain"" --Rocky Burnette - ""Tired of Toein' the Line"" & ""The Boogie Man"" --Paul McCartney - ""Coming Up"" music video --Gerry Rafferty - ""Baker Street"" (classic clip, possibly a music video) --The Pretenders - ""Tattoed Love Boys"" & ""Brass in Pocket"" (music videos) --Pete Townshend - ""Let My Love Open the Door"" & ""Rough Boys"" (music videos)
S08E31 Host: Rupert Holmes 11/07/1980 --Rupert Holmes (host) - ""Answering Machine,"" ""Escape (The Pina Colada Song),"" ""Him"" & ""Partners in Crime"" --The Manhattans - ""Shining Star"" & ""Girl of My Dreams"" --The Ritchie Family - ""Give Me a Break"" & ""All My Love"" --The Village People - ""Magic Night,"" ""Can't Stop the Music,"" ""Milkshake"" & 'I Love You to Death"" --On film: Movie clip from ""Can't Stop the Music"" with the Village People and Valerie Perrine.
S08E32 Host: The Spinners 18/07/1980 --The Spinners (hosts) - ""Cupid,"" ""I've Loved You for a Long Time,"" ""Pipe Dream,"" ""I Just Want to Be with You,"" ""Working My Way Back to You"" & ""Forgive Me Girl"" --The Spinners - ""I'll Be Around"" (classic clip) --Rocky Burnette (from 27-Jun-80) - ""Tired of Toein' the Line"" & ""The Boogie Man"" --Stephanie Mills - ""Sweet Sensation"" & ""D-A-N-C-I-N"" --Neil and Dara Sedaka (from 13-Jun-80) - ""Should've Never Let You Go"" & ""You're So Good for Me"" --Grace Slick - ""Dreams"" (music video)
S08E33 Host: Olivia Newton-John 25/07/1980 --Olivia Newton-John - ""Magic,"" ""Suspended in Time"" & ""Don't Cry for Me Argentina"" --Olivia Newton-John and the Tubes - ""Dancin'"" --Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard - ""Suddenly"" --Cliff Richard - ""Dreaming"" & ""Everyman"" --The Tubes - ""(Brother Brother) Don't Slow Down"" & ""T.V. Is King"" --The Manhattans - ""Shining Star""
S08E34 Co-hosts: Glen Campbell & Tayna Tucker 01/08/1980 --Glen Campbell and Tayna Tucker (co-hosts) - ""Dream Lover,"" ""Texas When I Die"" & ""Something 'bout You Baby I Like"" --Glen Campbell - ""Milk Cow Blues"" & ""Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms"" --Glen Campbell - ""Southern Nights"" (clip from previous show?) --Tayna Tucker - ""Somebody Must've Loved You Right Last Night"" & ""Not Fade Away"" --Ambrosia - ""You're the Only Woman,"" ""No Big Deal"" & ""Living on My Own"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Magic""
S09E01 Host: Ted Nugent 05/09/1980 --Ted Nugent (host) - ""Wango Tango,"" ""Hard as Nails"" and ""Violent Love"" --Ted Nugent (music video) - ""Scream Dream"" --Robbie Dupree - ""Hot Rod Hearts"" --Olivia Newton-John - ""Magic"" --Jackson Browne - ""Running on Empty"" (classic ""Midnight Special"" performance) Music Videos: --AC/DC - ""You Shook Me All Night Long,"" ""What Do You Do for Money Honey"" & ""Hell's Bells"" --Roger Daltrey - ""Free Me"" --Pete Townshend - ""Let My Love Open the Door"" & ""Rough Boys""
S09E02 Host: Christopher Cross 12/09/1980 --Christopher Cross (host) - ""Ride Like the Wind,"" ""Sailing"" & ""Never Be the Same"" --Christopher Cross & Nicolette Larson - ""Say You'll Be Mine"" --Irene Cara - ""Fame"" & ""Out Here on My Own"" --Genesis - ""Mistunderstanding"" & ""Turn It on Again"" music videos --Amy Holland - ""How Do I Survive"" --Johnny Lee - ""Lookin' for Love"" --Queen - ""Bohemian Rhapsody"" music video --The S.O.S. Band - ""Take Your Time Do It Right"" & ""S.O.S.""
S09E03 Hosts: Cher and Black Rose 19/09/1980 --Cher and Black Rose - ""Never Should Have Started,"" ""Julie,"" ""You Know It"" & ""Ain't Got No Money"" --Eddie Rabbitt - ""Drivin' My Life Away,"" ""Gone Too Far"" & ""Suspicions"" --The Everly Brothers - ""All I Have to Do Is Dream"" (from 19-Aug-1972) Music Videos: --David Bowie - ""Ashes to Ashes"" --The Rolling Stones - ""She's So Cold"" & ""Emotional Rescue"" --Paul Simon - ""One Trick Pony"" & ""Ace in the Hole""
S09E04 Host: Chevy Chase 26/09/1980 --Chevy Chase (host) - sings ""Short People, ""I Shot the Sheriff"" & ""16 Tons"" --Richard Belzer (comedian) - comedy monologue --Irene Cara - ""Fame"" --Johnny Lee - ""Lookin' for Love"" --Benny Mardones - ""Into the Night"" & ""Hometown Girls"" --Johnny Nash (on tape, 1973 clip) - ""I Can See Clearly Now"" --The Rolling Stones (music videos) - ""Emotional Rescue"" & ""She's So Cold"" --Richard Tee - ""Now"" & ""A Train"" --The Steve Merritt Dancers (series regulars)
S09E05 Host: America 03/10/1980 --America (hosts) - ""Sister Golden Hair,"" ""Survival,"" ""Valentine"" & ""You Could've Been the One"" --America (music video) - ""Horse with No Name"" (concert footage) --Keith Carradine - ""I'm Easy"" (clip from the 1970's) --Larry Graham - ""One in a Million You"" & ""When We Get Married"" --Pure Prairie League Music Videos: --Air Supply - ""All Out of Love"" --The Cars - ""Touch 'n' Go"" & ""Panorama""
S09E06 Hosts: The Spinners 10/10/1980 --The Spinners - ""I Just Want to Fall in Love,"" ""Now That You're Mine Again,"" ""Cupid"" & ""Working My Way Back to You"" --Ambrosia - ""You're the Only Woman"" & ""No Big Deal"" --Joan Armatrading - ""All the Way from America"" & ""Me Myself I"" --Robbie Dupree - ""Hot Rod Hearts"" music video --Jose Feliciano - ""Light My Fire"" (1970s clip) --The Pointer Sisters - ""He's So Shy"" & ""Could I Be Dreamin'"" (music video)
S09E07 Host: Mac Davis 17/10/1980 --Mac Davis (host) - ""Me and Fat Boy Pruitt,"" ""Rock 'n' Roll I Gave You All the Best Years of My Life"" (1970s clip), ""Texas in My rear View Mirror,"" ""Secrets"" & ""Rodeo Clown"" --Cher and Black Rose (from 19-Sep-80) - Never Should've Started,"" ""You Know it"" & ""Ain't Got No Money"" --Olivia Newton-John & Cliff Richard - ""Suddenly"" --Peaches & Herb - ""Funtime"" --Cliff Richard - ""Dreaming"" & ""Everyman""
S09E08 Host: The Oak Ridge Boys 24/10/1980 --The Oak Ridge Boys (hosts) - ""Trying to Love Two Women,"" ""Leaving Louisiana in Broad Daylight,"" ""Beautiful You,"" ""Broad Daylight"" & ""Dream On"" --Pat Benatar (on film) - ""You Better Run"" & ""I'm Gonna Follow You"" music videos --Debby Boone - ""Are You on the Road to Loving Me Again"" & ""Take It Like a Woman"" --Amy Holland - ""How Do I Survive?"" --Robert Palmer - ""Looking for Clues"" & ""Johnny and Mary"" --Queen - ""Another One Bites the Dust"" music video --Ray, Goodman & Brown - ""Special Lady,"" ""My Prayer"" & ""You""
S09E09 Host: Stephanie Mills 07/11/1980 --Stephanie Mills (host) - ""Never Knew Love Like This Before,"" ""Sweet Sensation,"" ""Try My Love"" & ""I Just Wanna Say"" --John Cougar Mellencamp - ""This Time"" & ""Ain't Even Done with the Night"" --The Pointer Sisters (on tape) - ""He's So Shy"" & ""Could I Be Dreaming"" --Leo Sayer - ""More Than I Can Say,"" ""When I Need You"" & ""Time Ran Out on You"" --707 - ""I Could Be for You"" & ""Tonight's Your Night"" --Pete Townshend (music videos) - ""Rough Boys"" & ""A Little Is Enough""
S09E10 Host: Billy Crystal 14/11/1980 --Billy Crystal (host) - does three comedy monologues throughout the show --Susan Anton - ""Dreaming My Dreams"" & ""Love Won't Always Pass Me By"" --Susan Anton and Fred Knoblock - ""Killing Time"" --David Bowie - ""Ashes to Ashes"" music video --The Bus Boys - ""Did You See Me,"" ""There Goes the Neighborhood"" & ""Johnny's Soul'd Out"" --Korgis - ""Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime"" music video --Don McLean - ""Vincent"" & ""Dreidel"" (probably 1970's clips) --The Vapors - ""Turning Japanese"" music video --Yes - ""Into the Lens"" music video
S09E11 Hosts: The Captain & Tennille 28/11/1980 --The Captain & Tennille (hosts) - ""Until You Come Back to me,"" ""This Is Not the First Time,"" 'Do That to me One More Time,"" ""Keeping Our Love Warm"" & ""I Think It's a Dream"" --LaToya Jackson - ""Night Time Lover"" & ""If You Feel the Funk"" --Neilsen & Pearson - ""Two Lonely Nights"" & ""If You Should Sail"" --Leo Sayer - ""More Than I Can Say,"" ""Time Ran Out on You"" & ""Where Did We Go Wrong?"" Music Videos: --David Bowie - ""Fashion"" --Bette Midler - ""My Mother's Eyes"" --The Ramones - ""Rock 'n' Roll High School"" & ""Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?""
S09E12 Host: REO Speedwagon 05/12/1980 --REO Speedwagon (hosts) - ""Time for Me to Fly,"" ""Keep On Loving You,"" ""Don't Let Him Go,"" ""In Your Letter"" & ""Roll with the Changes"" --The Babys - ""Sweet 17,"" ""Turn and Walk Away"" & ""She's My Girl"" --Kim Carnes and Randy Meisner - ""Deep Inside My Heart"" --Randy Meisner - ""Hearts on Fire,"" ""Got to get Away"" & ""Trouble Ahead"" --Rod Stewart - ""Oh God"" & ""Passion"" music videos --Thin Lizzy - ""Chinatown"" & ""Killer on the Loose""
S09E13 Host: Robert Klein 12/12/1980 --Robert Klein (host) - stand-up comedy --Susan Anton and Fred Knoblock - ""Killing Time"" --Cliff Richard - ""Dreaming"" & ""Everyman"" --Kool & the Gang - ""Celebration,"" ""Ladies Night"" & ""Jones vs. Jones"" --The Tremblers (with Peter Noone) - ""Green Shirt"" & ""You Can't Do That"" Music Videos: --ABBA - ""The Winner Takes It All"" --Dire Straits - ""Skateaway"" --The Rolling Stones - ""She's So Cold""
S09E14 Host: The Pointer Sisters 19/12/1980 --The Pointer Sisters (hosts) - ""He's So Shy,"" ""Fire,"" ""Could I Be Dreaming,"" ""Where Did the Time Go?"" & ""Here Is Where Your Love Belongs"" --Blondie - ""The Tide Is High"" music video --Harry Chapin - ""Sequel"" --Korgis - ""Everybody's Gotta Learn Something"" music video --Spyro Gyra - Percolator"" & ""Cafe Amore"" --Supertramp - ""Dreamer"" music video --The Temptations - ""Struck by Lightning Twice,"" ""Power"" & ""Take Me Away""
S09E15 Host: Harry Chapin 09/01/1981 --Harry Chapin (host) - ""Sequel,"" ""Remember When the Music,"" ""Taxi"" & ""Story of a Life"" --ABBA (music videos) - ""the Way Old Friends Do,"" ""The Winner Takes It All"" & ""Super Trouper"" --Moom Martin - ""Signal for Help"" & ""Five Days of Fever"" --The Pointer Sisters (from 19-Dec-80) - ""He's So Shy"" & ""Could I Be Dreaming"" --Prince - ""Uptown"" music video --Leo Sayer - ""More Than I Can Say"" & ""Time Ran Out on You""
S09E16 Host: Larry Hagman 16/01/1981 --Larry Hagman (host) - ""Ballad of the Good Luck Charm"" & ""My Favorite Sins"" --George Burns - ""Using Things and Loving People"" --Heart - ""Tell It Like It Is"" (music video) --Olivia Newton-John (from 25-Jul-80) - ""Suspended in Time"" & ""Don't Cry for Me Argentina"" --Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard - ""Suddenly"" --Bette Midler - ""My Mother's Eyes"" (music video) --Marie Osmond - ""It's the Falling in Love"" --Rod Stewart - ""She Won't Dance with Me,"" ""Passion"" & ""Oh God"" (music videos) --Tanya Tucker - ""Can I See You Tonight,"" ""Pecos Promenade"" & ""Love Knows We Tried""
S09E17 Host: Andy Kaufman 23/01/1981 --Andy Kaufman - comedy: foreign man doing impressions & skit with puppets. --Andy Kaufman (as Elvis) - ""I Beg of You"" & ""Too Much"" --Andy Kaufman (Joe Claton Group) - ""It's a Small World"" --Andy Kaufman (taped segments) - Andy's Other Job; Andy Wrestling; Andy the Entertainer; Parent's Reaction --Slim Whitman - ""I Remember You,"" ""That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine"" & ""When"" --Freddy Cannon ""Tallahassee Lassie"" & ""Palisades Park"" --Queen (music video) - ""Flash Gordon""
S09E18 Host: Lily Tomlin 30/01/1981 --Lily Tomlin (host) - does her ""Suzi Sorority"" & ""Crystal"" comedy routines. --Hall and Oates - ""You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin',"" ""Kiss on My List"" & ""How Does It Feel to Be Back?"" --Kool & the Gang - ""Celebration"" --The Police (music video) - De Do Do Do De Da Da Da"" --The Motels - ""Envy"" & ""Danger"" Plus, Rock critic Robert Hilburn interviews lead singer Martha Davis. --Fred Willard (on film) - clips from the movie ""First Family""
S09E19 Host: Lynda Carter 06/02/1981 --Lynda Carter - ""Last Song,"" ""Tumble Down Love"" & ""Fantasy Man"" (Plus, a 3-part profile of the actress.) --Gail Davies - ""I'll Be There"" & ""It's a Lovely, Lovely World"" --Devo - ""Whip It"" (possibly a music video) Plus, Robert Hilburn interviews the group. --Charles Grodin (a 3-part profile of the actor, filmed by Albert Brooks) --T.G. Sheppard (country singer) - ""Do You Want to Go to Heaven?"" & ""I Feel Like Loving You Again""
S09E20 Host: Bob Uecker 13/02/1981 --Bob Uecker (host) - comedy segment --Bellamy Brothers - ""Do You Love As Good As You Look?"" ""If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body"" & ""Let your Love Flow"" --Blondie - ""Rapture"" (probably a music video) --Neil Diamond - 5-part interview --Rick Nelson - ""It Hasn't Happened Yet,"" ""Believe What You Say"" & ""Almost Saturday Night""
S09E21 Host: Marilu Henner 20/02/1981 --Marilu Henner (host) - appears in a 3-part taped segment with Jeff Conaway, Tony Danza, Danny DeVito, Judd Hirsch, Jim Jacobs, and Christopher Lloyd. --Firefall - ""Staying with It,"" ""Strange Way"" and ""I Don't Want to Hear It"" --Sir Douglas Quintet - ""She's About a Mover,"" ""Who'll Be the Next in Line"" & ""Mendocino"" --Michael O'Donoghue (comedian & comedy writer) - 4-part ""Mr. Mike"" feature with Paul Klein, Lorne Michaels and Tim White. --Peter Ustinov (an interview with the actor)
S09E22 Host: Laraine Newman 06/03/1981 --Laraine Newman (host) and Van Dyke Parks - ""Cheek to Cheek"" --David Bowie - ""Fashion"" music video --Peter Gabriel - ""Games Without Frontiers"" music video --Etta James - ""Take It to the Limit"" & ""Miss You"" --Juice Newton - ""Angel of the Morning,"" ""Queen of Hearts"" & ""Ride 'Em Cowboy"" --Michael O'Donoghue (on tape) - Mr. Mike feature --Cliff Richard - ""A Little in Love"" & ""Give a Little Bit More"" --Also: ""Catch a Rising Star"" segment with Richard Belzer, Pat Benatar, Rich Newman, David Sayh and Adrianne Tolsch.
S09E23 Host: John Schneider 13/03/1981 --John Schneider (host) - ""It's Now or Never,"" ""34 in Atlanta"" & ""These Good Old Boys Are Bad"" --On videotape: John Schneider with the ""Dukes of Hazzard"" cast: James Best, Denver Pyle, Catherine Bach, Sorrel Brooke and Tom Wopat. --Sheena Easton - ""Morning Train (Nine to Five)"" & ""Modern Girl"" --Donna Summer - interviewed by Robert Hilburn. --Dottie West - ""Are You Happy Baby,"" ""Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"" & ""Lesson in Leaving""
S09E24 Host: Patricia Davis 20/03/1981 --Patricia Davis (Ronald Reagan's daughter) - sings ""Dark Side of the Night"" & ""Crying Over You"" --Rich Little & Patricia Davis - comedy bit with Rich playing Ronald Reagan --Albert Brooks - appears in a four-part segment with Kathryn Harrold & Carl Reiner --Emmylou Harris - ""Mr. Sandman,"" ""I Don't Have to Crawl"" music video, ""White Girl"" & ""Once Over Twice."" (Plus, a 2-part interview with Robert Hilburn). --The Police - ""Don't Stand So Close to Me"" (music video) --On film: movie clip from ""Modern Romance""
S09E25 Hosts: Skip Stephenson & Byron Allen 27/03/1981 --Skip Stephenson & Byron Allen (""Real People"" co-hosts) --Creedence Clearwater Revival (on tape, footage from a 1970s U.K. concert) - ""Proud Mary,"" ""Green River"" & ""Midnight Special"" --Cathy Moriarty (taped segment, a profile of the actress) --Waylon Jennings - interviewed by Robert Hilburn --Robert Urich (a profile of the actor, with comments by Bart Braverman, Howard Cosell, Phyllis Davis & Heather Menzies) --Yarbrough and Peoples - ""Don't Stop the Music"" & ""Easy Tonight""
S00E01 Best of 1973 00/00/0000 The Doobie Brothers: Listen To The Music Billy Preston: Will It Go Round In Circles Jim Croce: Bad Bad Leroy Brown Gladys Knight & The Pips: Neither One Of Us Loggins & Messina: Your Mama Don't Dance Linda Ronstadt: Long Long Time Argent: Hold Your Head Up Helen Ready: Delta Dawn Steely Dan: Reelin In The Years Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now Seals & Crofts: Summer Breeze Anne Murray: Danny's Song War: The Cisco Kid Edgar Winter Group: Frankenstein
S00E02 More 1973 00/00/0000 This is a DVD from Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special featuring more music from 1973 including performances from Steely Dan, John Denver, Tod Rundgren, Harry Chapin, Joan Baez, New York Dolls, Spinners, the Hollies, and Jerry Lee Lewis amongst others.
S00E03 Best of 1974 00/00/0000 Ike & Tina Turner: Proud Mary Barry White: Cant Get Enough Of Our Love Sly & Family Stone: Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself David Essex: Rock On O'jay's: Love Train Marvin Gaye: Lets Get It On Golden Earring: Radar Love Bill Withers: Ain't No Sunshine James Brown: Payback Gordon Lightfoot: Sundown Gladys Knight & B B King: The Thrill Is Gone Maria Muldaur: Midnight At The Oasis Neil Sedaka: Laughter In The Rain Redbone: Come & Get Your Love Aerosmith: The Train Kept A Rollin
S00E04 More 1974 00/00/0000 Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special (Legendary Performances) DVD for the year '1974 - Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special (Legendary Performances) DVDs - Featuring an incredible array of the greatest musicians of the 1970s and early 80s, The Midnight Special® stands alone in the history of rock 'n' roll as the first ever late-night concert show on TV, capturing the spirit of a time when rock was exploding in so many new, exciting directions. For nine thrilling years, The Midnight Special® brought audiences the very best live music from every genre-rare performances right into homes every week-complete with the intimacy of close-ups and multiple camera angles that placed you right there with the onstage action. It was an exciting time, and it's now been restored and re-mastered in this exclusive set. So kick back, relax, and enjoy the show-from the best seat in the house. Performances in this DVD for 1974 include: Ike & Tina Turner..(Proud Mary)..Barry White..(Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe)..Sly & The Family Stone..Thank You (Fallentinme Be Mice Elf Again)..David Essex..(Rock On)..The O'Jays..(Love Train)..Marvin Gaye..(Let's Get It On)..Golden Earring..(Radar Love)..Bill Withers..(Ain't No Sunshine)..James Brown..(The Payback-Part 1)..Gordon Lightfoot..(Sundown)..Gladys Knight & B.B. King..(The Thrill Is Gone)..Maria Muldaur..(Midnight At The Oasis)..Neil Sedaka..(Laughter In The Rain)..Redbone..(Come and Get Your Love)..Aerosmith..(The Train Kept A Rollin') and bonus Live stand up comedy from Freddie Prinze and David Brenner.
S00E05 Best of 1975 00/00/0000 The Bee Gees: Nights On Broadway Peter Frampton: Show Me The Way Helen Reddy: I Am Woman Kc & The Sunshine Band: That's The Way I Like It Rod Stewart: You Wear It Well Earth Wind & Fire: Shining Star Orleans: Dane With Me Natalie Cole: This Will Be Barry Manilow: Could It Be Magic Ohio Players: Love Roller Coaster Olivia Newton John: Have You Ever Been Mellow Glen Campbell: Rhinestone Cowboy Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles: It Takes Two To Tango Minnie Ripperton: Lovin You Kiss: Black Diamond
S00E06 More 1975 00/00/0000 More 1975: Barry Manilow: Its A Miracle The Spinners & Joni Sledge: Then Came You Captain & Tenille: Love Will Keep Us Together Neil Sedaka: Bad Blood Linda Ronstadt: When Will I Be Loved Peter Frampton: Do You Fell Like I Do Billy Joel: The Ballad Of Billy The Kid The Hollies: Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress Billy Preston: Nothing From Nothing B.J. Thomas: Hey Wont You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song Black Oak Arkansas: Jim Dandy Ohio Players: Fire The Doobie Brothers: Jesus Is Just All Right Phoebe Snow: Poetry Man Roxy Music: Out Of The Blue
S00E07 Best of 1976 00/00/0000 Elton John: Your Song Fleetwood Mac: Over My Head Spinners: Rubberband Man Heart: Magic Man Hot Chocolate: You Sexy Thing Wild Cherry: Play That Funky Music George Benson: This Masquerade Michael Murphy: Wildfire Diana Ross: Love Hangover Eric Carmen: All By Myself Tom Jones: Delilah Donna Summer: Love To Love You Baby England Dan & John Ford Coley: I'd Really Love To See You Tonight Janis Ian: At Seventeen Ray Charles: Georgia On My Mind
S00E08 More 1976 00/00/0000 More 1976: Kc & The Sunshine Band: Shake Shake Shake Shake Your Booty Viki Sue Robinson: Turn The Beat Around Captain & Tenille: Shop Around Walter Murphy: A Fifth Of Beethoven Rick Dee's & His Cast Of Idiots: Disco Duck Gary Wright: Dream Weaver Starbuck: Moonlight Feels Right Keith Carridine: I'm Easy Eric Carmen: Never Gonna Fall In Love Again Barry Manilow: Trying To Get The Feeling Again The Sylver's: Boogie Fever The Brothers Johnson: I'll Be Good To You Brick: Dazz George Benson & Carlos Santana: Breezin' Steppenwolf: Born To Be Wild
S00E09 Best of 1977 00/00/0000 Manfred Mann Earth Band: Blinded By The Light Heart: Crazy On You Marvin Gaye: What's Going On Dave Mason: We Just Disagree Sanford & Townsend: Smoke From A Distant Fire Thelma Houston: Don't Leave Me This Way Bread: Make It With You Andy Gibb: I Just Want To Be Your Everything The Emotions: Best Of My Love Johnny Rivers: Slow Dancing Bonnie Rait: Runaway Leo Sayer: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing Van Morrison: Domino Lou Rawls: You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine Marilyn Mccoo & Billy Davis Jr.: You Don't Have To Be A Star
S00E10 More 1977 00/00/0000 Burt Sugarman's "The Midnight Special Legendary Performances - More 1977 - Live on Stage in 1977" DVD. Performances include: James Brown (Get Up Offa That Thing), Frankie Valli (Swearin' to God), Jennifer Warnes (Right Time of the Night), Weather Report (Birdland), KC & the Sunshine Band (I'm Your Boogie Man), Bonnie Raitt (Sugar Mama), Kenny Rogers (Lucille), Stephen Bishop (On & On), Andrew Gold (Lonely Boy), Crystal Gayle (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue), Glen Campbell (Southern Nights), Mary MacGregor (Torn Between Two Lovers), The O'Jays (For the Love of Money), Reo Speedwagon (Ridin' the Storm Out), & Little Feat (Dixie Chicken)! Includes comedy performances by Gabe Kaplan and Tom Dreesen!
S00E11 Best of 1978 00/00/0000 Hall & Oates: Rich Girl Eddie Money: Baby Hold On Robert Palmer: Every Kinda People The Cars: Just What I Needed Exile: Kiss You All Over Tom Petty & Heartbreakers: American Girl Chic: Le Freak Four Tops: Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got Reo Speedwagon: Roll With The Changes Ambrosia: How Much I Feel AC/DC: Sin City Yvonne Elliman: If I Cant Have You Chuck Mangione: Feels So Good Ted Nugent: Cat Scratch Fever The Trammps: Disco Inferno
S00E12 More 1978 00/00/0000 Burt Sugarman's "The Midnight Special Legendary Performances - More 1978 - Live on Stage in 1978" DVD. Performances include: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (I Need to Know), Shaun Cassidy (That's Rock & Roll), Dan Hill (Sometimes When We Touch), Starland Vocal Band (Afternoon Delight), Eddie Money (Two Tickets to Paradise), Donna Summer (I Feel Love), Teddy Pendergrass (Close the Door), Todd Rundgren (Can We Still Be Friends?), Nick Lowe (So It Goes), Peter Allen (I Go to Rio), A Taste of Honey (Boogie Oogie Oogie), Al Jarreau (So Long Girl), Johnny Paycheck & Mac Davis (Take This Job & Shove It), Journey (Feeling That Way), & Cheap Trick (Surrender)! Includes comedy performances by Steve Martin and Aaron & Freddie!
S00E13 Best of 1979 00/00/0000 Blondie: One Way Or Another Journey: Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' Commodores: Three Times A Lady The Cars: Let's Go The Baby's: Every Time I Think Of You The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive Nick Gilder: Hot Child In The City Rick James: You And I Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You Amii Stewart: Knock On Wood The Pointer Sisters: : Fire The Charlie Daniels Band: The Devil Went Down To Georgia Peaches & Herb: Reunited Rupert Holmes: Escape
S00E14 More 1979 00/00/0000 Burt Sugarman's "The Midnight Special Legendary Performances - More 1979 - Live on Stage in 1979" DVD. Performances include: Journey (Wheel in the Sky), Evelyn "Champagne" King (Shame), Blondie (Hanging On the Telephone), George Thorogood (Move It On Over), Commodores (Still), Ian Hunter (Just Another Night), Gloria Gaynor (Never Can Say Goodbye), Atlanta Rhythm Section (Imaginary Lover), Little River Band (Reminiscing), The Cars (Dangerous Type), Ritha Coolidge (Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher & Higher), The Byrds(So You Want To Be a Rock 'N' Roll Star), Captain & Tennille (Do That To Me One More Time), Crystal Gayle (Cry Me a River), & Alice Cooper (Billion Dollar Babies)! Includes comedy performances by George Carlin and Bob Uecker!
S00E15 Best of 1980 00/00/0000 Reo Speedwagon: Keep On Loving You Hall & Oates: Kiss On My List America: Magic Willie Nelson: Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman Ambrosia: Biggest Part Of Me Billy Preston & Syreeta: With You I'm Born Again Robbie Dupree: Steal Away Eddie Rabbit: Drivin' My Life Away The Brothers Johnson: Stomp! Leo Sayer: When I Need You Frankie Valli & The Commodores: Grease Christopher Cross: Sailing Joan Armatrading: Me Myself I
S00E16 More 1980 00/00/0000 Burt Sugarman's "The Midnight Special Legendary Performances - More 1980 - Live on Stage in 1980" DVD. Performances include: Commodores (Brick House), Christopher Cross (Ride Like The Wind), REO Speedwagon (Time For Me To Fly), Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams (Heaven Knows), The Bee Gees (To Love Somebody), Bonnie Pointer (Heaven Must Have Sent You), Pointer Sisters (He's So Shy), Juice Newton (Angel of the Morning), Roy Orbison (Crying), Dolly Parton (Here You Come Again), Brothers Johnson (Strawberry Letter 23), Brenda Russell (So Good, So Right), Billy Preston (That's the Way God Planned It), Olivia Newton-John (Don't Cry For Me Argentina), & Ted Nugent (Wango Tango)! Includes comedy performances by Skip Stephenson and Byron Allen!
S00E17 Million Sellers 00/00/0000 Roy Orbison: Pretty Woman Fleetwood Mac: Rhiannon Peter Frampton: Baby I Love Your Ways John Denver & Mama Cass Elliot: Leaving On A Jet Plane Bee Gees: Jive Talking Linda Ronstadt: You're No Good The Guess Who: American Woman Al Green: Let's Stay Together Aretha Franklin: Respect David Bowie: Space Oddity Blondie: Heart Of Glass Labelle: Lady Marmalade Steve Miller Band: The Joker Billy Joel: Traveling Preacher Donna Summer: Last Dance
S00E18 Flashback to 1973 00/00/0000 Sly & The Family Stone: Everybody Is A Star Curtis Mayfield: Future Shock Jim Croce: I Got A Name Wilson Pickett: Get Me Back on Time, Engine Number 9 Natural Four: Can This Be Real? The Bee Gees: Lonely Days Anne Murray: Snowbird Don McLean: Vincent The Association: Along Comes Mary Badfinger: No Matter What Marty Robbins: Don't Worry Tammy Wynette & George Jones: We're Gonna Hold On Tanya Tucker: Blood Red & Goin' Down Tammy Wynette: Stand By Your Man Don Gibson: Oh Lonesome Me
S00E19 Flashback to 1974 00/00/0000 Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: Cover of the Rolling Stone Gilbert O'Sullivan: Get Down Al Green: Call Me (Come Back Home) Charlie Rich: Behind Closed Doors Dobie Gray: Drift Away David Loggins: Please Come To Boston Brownsville Station: Kings of the Party Helen Reddy: You & Me Against the World Janis Ian: The Man You Are in Me Frankie Avalon: Why Jimmie Rogers: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Shirley & Lee: Let the Good Times Roll Sam & Dave: Soul Man Lou Christie: Lightnin' Strikes The Fleetwoods: Mr. Blue

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