Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Champagne Music

Here is Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music Makers performing "Doll Dance" as seen on telecast of the Lawrence Welk Show from late 1959.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Roy Smeck In Action

Here is famed Ukulele, guitar, and banjo player Roy Smeck in a very early Vitaphone short from 1926

Time For Dixieland

Here are Lawrence Welk's "Dixieland Boys" performing "Zip A Dee Doo Dah" on the April 7, 1962 telecast of the Lawrence Welk Show.


Trumpet: Dick Cathcart

Trombones: Pete Lofthouse and Bob Havens

Clarinet: Don Bonnee

Saxophone: Russ Klein

Bass: Buddy Hayes

Drums: Johnny Klein

It's That Hepcat Himself, Myron Floren!

Here's Myron, performing Pinetop Smith's Boogie Woogie, on a 1956 telecast of The Lawrence Welk Show.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Makes Me Wanna Move To Bikini Bottom

I wonder what their Krabby Patties taste like.

Tuesday, July 01, 2008