CTVA Canada - "Rollin' On The River" (CTV)(1971-73) Kenny Rogers

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Rollin' On The River (1971-73)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER
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Winters-Rosen Production
Filmed at CTV in Canada.
Produced by David Winters

Canadian Music Variety Series 1971-73 approx 47 episodes x 30min (11Sep71-1Sep73)

Hosted by
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Regulars
Billy Van
Peggy Mahon

Mickey Jones (First Edition Drummer)
Terry Williams (First Edition Co-founder)

Set aboard the Mississippi Riverboat "River Queen"

In the Fall of 1972 the title was shortened to "Rollin'"

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[--] Rollin' On The River (Pilot)
4May1971
A variety hour featuring Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, Al Hirt, Pat Paulsen and Diane Brooks.

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Syndicated

[--] Rollin' On the River
09Oct71 (rerun 01Jan72)
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Andy Kim
Barbara McNair

[--] Rollin' On the River
16Oct71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Kris Kristofferson
The Poppy Family

[--] Rollin' On the River
23Oct71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Jason Robards
Dianne Brooks


[--] Rollin' On the River
30Oct71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Roger Miller
Tobi Lark

[--] Rollin' On the River
06Nov71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
B.B. King
Rosemary Radcliffe
Don Cullen
Edward and Harding


[--] Rollin' On the River
13Nov71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Gladys Knight and the Pips
Bruce Coburn
Trudy Desmond


[--] Rollin' On the River
20Nov71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
George Kirby
Dee Higgins
Tobi Lark


[--] Rollin' On the River
27Nov71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Julie Amato
Tony Joe White

Tony sings "Lustful Earl".
Kenny & Tony sing "Polk Salad Annie", "Rainy Night In Georgia" and "They Caught the Devil" with the First Edition.

[--] Rollin' On the River
04Dec71
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Mac Davis
Ginny Grant (Jinni?)
The Poppy Family

[--] Rollin' On the River
08Jan72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Karen Black
Ian & Sylvia Tyson


[--] Rollin' On the River
15Jan72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Bob Crane
Catherine McKinnon
Gene McLellan


[--] Rollin' On the River
22Jan72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
B.J. Thomas
Mary Lou Collins
Dave Bradstreet


[--] Rollin' On the River
29Jan72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Murray McLaughlin
Julie Amato
Dr. Music

Kenny Rogers and the First Edition do a Gordon Lightfoot medley of "If You Could Read My Mind" and
"Did She Mention My Name?"

[--] Rollin' On the River
05Feb72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Shirley Eikhard
Michael Vincent
Delaney and Bonnie and Friends


[--] Rollin' On the River
12Feb72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
The Five Man Electrical band
Tommy Roe
Nelson Briles
Dee Higgins


[--] Rollin' On the River
19Feb72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
The Grass Roots
Debbie Lori Kaye
Michael Hasek

[--] Rollin' On the River
26Feb72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Dawn
Green and Stagg (pop duo of Anthony Green and Barry Stagg, hit song "To Love Means to Be Free" 1969)
Cullen and Wordsworth (David Cullen electric bass guitar)

[--] Rollin' On the River
11Mar72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Jose Feliciano
Doug Crosley
Dianne Heatherington
Merry Go Round


[--] Rollin' On the River
18Mar72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Rick Nelson
Ray Griff
Beverly Glenn Copeland


[--] Rollin' On the River
25Mar72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
The Ike and Tina Turner Revue
Dr. Music
David Wiffen


[--] Rollin' On the River
01Apr72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Alex Harvey
The Poppy Family


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Syndicated
In the Fall of 1972 the title was shortened to "Rollin'"

[--] Rollin' On the River
11Sep72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Guests
Bill Withers
The Stampeders


[--] Rollin' On the River
18Sep72
Hosted by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
The Raiders
April Wine


[--] Rollin' On the River
25Sep1972
The Everly Brothers

[--] Rollin' On the River
02Oct1972
Badfinger
A Foot In Cold Water.

[--] Rollin' On the River
09Oct1972
Helen Reddy
Larry Cansler Orchestra

[--] Rollin' On the River
16Oct1972
John Kay

[--] Rollin' On the River
23Oct1972
Guests
B.J. Thomas
the Five Man Electrical Band. Highlights: "Mr. Tambourine Man," "Satisfaction" (First Edition),
"Rock 'n' Roll Lullaby," "Look over the Hill," "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" (Thomas),
"Five-Year Guarantee," "Without You" (Five Man Electrical Band).

[--] Rollin' On the River
06Nov1972
Ike and Tina Turner Revue
Crowbar


[--] Rollin' On the River
13Nov1972
Tommy Roe
Crowbar


[--] Rollin' On the River
20Nov1972
Looking Glass
Pagliard


[--] Rollin' On the River
27Nov1972
Edgar Winter
Everyday People


[--] Rollin' On the River
04Dec1972
Delaney & Bonnie
Ocean

Ocean sing "Wild Country"

[--] Rollin' On the River
11Dec1972
Al Green
Larry Cansler Orchestra
are guests on tonight's show

[--] Rollin' On the River
18Dec1972
Bo Diddley
Ronnie Hawkins

Highlights include Hey Bo Diddley, Sweet Little Sixteen and Teenager In Love.

[--] Rollin' On the River
25Dec1972
Billy Preston
A Foot in Cold Water


[--] Rollin' On the River
01Jan1973
The First Edition in concert.

[--] Rollin' On the River
08Jan1973
Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks and April Wine.

[--] Rollin' On the River
15Jan1973
The Jimmy Castor Bunch
The Stampeders

[--] Rollin' On the River
22Jan1973
Looking Glass
Chilliwack

[--] Rollin' On the River
29Jan1973
Ronnie Hawkins
Jim Croce


[--] Rollin' On the River
05Feb1973
Dominic Traiano
The James Gang.

[--] Rollin' On the River
12Feb1973
Lighthouse
Lighthouse performs "I Just Wanna Be Your Friend" and "I'd Be So Happy."

[--] Rollin' On the River
19Feb1973
Larry Cansler and his Orchestra

[--] Rollin' On the River
26Feb1973
Malo
Five Man Electric Band appear as guests.

[--] Rollin' On the River
05Mar1973
Cheech and Chong
Ocean are special guests this evening.
Songs: "You've Got a Friend," "Put Your Hand in the Hand," "School Teacher" and "Bye Bye Love."

[--] Rollin' On the River
12Mar1973
Climax
Everyday People



"The Rollin' on the River" Television Library Includes Comedy/Music Footage of:
Tina Turner, Merle Haggard, Bo Diddley, April Wine, Bill Withers, The Raiders, Cheech & Chong, The Stampeders,
Bruce Cockburn, The Grass Roots, The Five Man Electrical Band, Lighthouse, Climax, Billy Preston, Jim Croce,
Kris Kristofferson, Jose Feliciano, Mac Davis, Ronnie Hawkins, John Kay, Chilliwack, Looking Glass, The James Gang,
The Poppy Family, Ian & Sylvia, Pat Paulsen, Helen Reddy, Andy Kim, John Stewart and many others. [RF]

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