THE FINAL EPISODE OF
THE LAWRENCE WELK SHOW
GAIL FARRELL SINGS HER VOCAL SOLO
TO THE TUNE OF "MOONGLOW"
NOW GAIL JOINS RON ANDERSON AND MICHAEL REDMAN FOR "COME FLY WITH ME"
HERE'S MARY LOU METZGER AND JACK IMEL
BRING BACK THE DAYS OF OLD VAUDEVILLE
AND HERE'S GUY & RALNA SINGING
"LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH"
JOE FEENEY AND MYRON FLOREN
AN UNBEATABLE DUO
DICK DALE AND KATHIE SULLIVAN
SINGS "LOVE AND MARRIAGE"
MYRON FLOREN PLAYS "LADY OF SPAIN"
ANACANI SINGS "CACHITA"
FOR LAWRENCE, IT'S ONE LAST DANCE
AND THE END OF AN ERA
FOR THE LAST TIME,
THE CAST SAY THEIR GOODNIGHTS
MUSIC MAKERS THAT WERE ON BOTH THE FIRST AND FINAL WELK SHOWS
Lawrence Welk (duh), Myron Floren, Dick Dale, Barney Liddell and Bob Lido
LITTLE DID ANYONE KNOW SINCE THE FINAL EPISODE OF THE REGULAR SERIES, THE WELK LEGACY WOULD EXTEND INTO TWO CHRISTMAS SPECIALS, NEW LIFE FOR RERUNS ON PBS, SEVERAL NEW WELK SPECIALS FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION, A RESORT AND THEATER IN BRANSON AND THIS FINE WEBPAGE 
THE WELK LEGACY IS TRULY A WUNNERFUL ONE...
SONG LISTINGS FOR "SPOTLIGHT ON OUR MUSICAL FAMILY"
ALSO KNOWN AS THE FINAL WELK EPISODE - 4.17.82
1. STRIKE UP THE BAND - Orchestra
2. OH, SHENANDOAH - Jim Turner, Ava Barber, Sheila & Sherry Aldridge, Roger & David Otwell
3. DEEP RIVER - Henry Cuesta on clarinet
4. CALCUTTA - danced by Bobby Burgess & Elaine Niverson with Bob Ralston on the harpischord, Myron Floren on accordion and vocals by Mary Lou, Gail, Ron and Michael
5. WHISPERING HOPE - Norma Zimmer & Jimmy Roberts
6. THAT'S LIFE - Ken Delo and Skeets Herfurt on saxophone
7. UNDECIDED - Trumpet section featuring Charlie Parlato, Laroon Holt, Mickey McMahan and Johnny Zell
8. LINGER A WHILE - Saxophone section featuring Henry Cuesta, Bob Davis, Russ Klein, Skeets Herfurt and Dick Dale
9. LASSUS TROMBONE - Trombone section featuring Barney Liddell, Kenny Trimble, Don Staples and Bob Havens
10. MOONGLOW + THEME FROM "PICNIC" - Orchestra with vocals by Gail Farrell and Norma, Kathie, Anacani, Sheila, Sherry, Roger, David, Ron, Michael, Ken, Jim
11. THE DAYS OF OLD VAUDEVILLE - sung and danced by Mary Lou Metzger and Jack Imel
12. THE WOODCHOPPER'S BALL - Orchestra featuring Henry Cuesta on clarinet, Bob Havens on trombone, Russ Klein on trombone
13. COME FLY WITH ME - Gail Farrell, Ron Anderson & Michael Redman
14. LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH - Guy Hovis & Ralna English
15. CUTE - Danced by Arthur Duncan with Paul Humphrey on drums
16. SURE THEY CALLED IT IRELAND - Joe Feeney with Myron Floren on accordion
17. LOVE AND MARRIAGE - Dick Dale & Kathie Sullivan
18. CACHITA - Anacani
19. LADY OF SPAIN - Myron Floren on the accordion
20. THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS - Ken, Sheila, Joe, Sherry, Arthur, Gail, Guy, Norma, Jack, Kathie, Bobby, Ron, Ava, Jimmy, Elaine, Michael, Mary Lou, David, Ralna, Jim, Anacani, Roger and orchestra
NOW LETS GO BACK HOME!