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Syndicated Pop & Rock Music Series
Season 4 (1967-68)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Ben Chaput
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com) / UCLA Film and Television Archive
Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper, The Chicago Tribune
The New York Times,  New York Metropolitan edition TV Guide

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Host: Don Webster
Series regulars:
The G.T.O.'s (a.k.a. Joey Porello and the G.T.O.'s)
Jeff Kutash and the Upbeat Dancers.

4.01 [161] circa September 9, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Lou Christie,
Harper and Rowe,
Billy Harner,
The Next 5,
The Ohio Express,
The Sandpipers,
Spanky and Our Gang,
Jackie Wilson.
Sources:
16Sep1967 LA TV Guide
16Sep1967 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5)
16Sep1967 San Antonio Light newspaper
16Sep1967 Cumberland, Maryland News
Note:
16Sep1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.02 [162] circa September 16, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Crystals,
The Fifth Order,
Lesley Gore,
The Human Beings,
Keith,
The Outsiders,
Robie Porter,
The Rich Kids,
Bunny Sigler,
The Unrelated Segments,
Tim Wilde.
Sources:
23Sep1967 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5 Sat. 8:30pm)
23Sep1967 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
23Sep1967 San Antonio Light newspaper
Notes:
23Sep1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)
23Sep1967 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted

4.03 [163] September 23, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests (Cleveland Plain Dealer):
The Box Tops,
The Jim Kweskin Jug Band,
The Leather Boy,
The New Yorkers.
The Outsiders,
Gene Pitney ("Something Got A Hold of My Heart")
Additional guests:
Jerry Butler,
The Music Explosion.
Sources:
22Sep1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
23Sep1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
30Sep1967 San Antonio Light newspaper
Notes:
30Sep1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)
30Sep1967 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted
23Sep1967 (Long Beach newspaper) - not listed

4.04 [164] September 30, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests (“The Happening” column):
Terri Bryant,
Electrons,
Jay and the Techniques,
B.B. King,
The Leather Boy,
The Lemon Pipers,
The Lewis and Clark Expedition,
Peaches and Herb,
Spanky and Our Gang,
The Standells.
Additional guests (other sources):
The Debutantes,
The Robbs.
Sources:
29Sep1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
30Sep1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
07Oct1967 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper
07Oct1967 Cincinnati, Ohio
07Oct1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Saturday 11:30am)
Notes:
no guest info - 07Oct1967 (Chicago Tribune)
no guest info - 07Oct1967 (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide)

[---] Same episode as above?
Bobbie Gentry, Ray Charles, The Happenings, and The Next Five.
Source:
14Oct1967 Kokomo (Indiana) Morning Times (Channel 4, Saturday 12pm)

4.05 [165] circa October 7, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Joey Brooks,
Blues Magoos,
The Left Bank,
The Manhattans,
Johnny Nash,
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas,
The Sandpipers,
Bobby Vee.
Sources:
14Oct1967 San Antonio Light newspaper (KONO-12 Sat 11:30am)
14Oct1967 TV Guide (region unknown)
21Oct1967 Kokomo, Indiana
Note:
14Oct1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.06 [166] circa October 14, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Box Tops,
The Cowsills,
Neil Diamond,
The Fallen Angels,
The New Yorkers,
The Sandpipers,
Johnny Tillotson,
Ruby Winters.
Sources:
14Oct1967 (LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper) [Final LA broadcast until 25Nov1967.]
21Oct1967 San Antonio Light newspaper (KONO-12 Sat 11:30am)
28Oct1967 Kokomo, Indiana (channel 4, Sat. 12pm)
Notes:
21Oct1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
21Oct1967 - no guests listed (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide)

4.07 [167] October 21, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Candy Men,
Johnny Cymbal,
Brenda Holloway,
Barbara Mason,
The Precisions,
Sam the Sham,
Roger White.
Sources:
21Oct1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer
28Oct1967 San Antonio Light newspaper (KONO-12 Sat 11:30am)
Note:
28Oct1967 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.08 [168] October 28, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Booker T and the MG's,
Wayne Cochran & the C.C. Riders,
Jay & the Techniques,
Lords of London ("Cornflakes and Ice Cream"),
The Robbs,
The Soul Survivors,
Johnny Tillotson.
Additional guest:
Brenda Holloway.
Sources:
27Oct1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer
04Nov1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Saturday 11am):
Notes:
04Nov1967 - no guests (Chicago Tribune)
04Nov1967 - no guests (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide)

[---] 27Oct1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer ("Disk-o-takes column):
“One of Canada's top groups, the Lords of London, taped the Upbeat Show, WEWS-TV, last Saturday, singing their Decca
"Cornflakes and Ice Cream." Listen to it twice and it hits you. You will find it hard to believe that the song was
written and produced by a 16-year-old, Gregg FitzPatrick. He has to be the youngest producer in the business. The Lords
of London will be seen on the Upbeat at 5 p.m. tomorrow.”

4.09 [169] November 4, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Arbors,
The Cowsills,
The Dantes,
The Enchanted Forest,
The Left Banke,
Pat Lundy,
The Music Explosion,
Peaches & Herb.
The Verve Forecast.
Additional guest (from other sources):
The Hombres.
Sources:
04Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
11Nov1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Saturday 11am)
Notes:
11Nov1967 - no guest info (Chicago Tribune, NY Times, or NY Metro TV Guide)

4.10 [170] November 11, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests (Cleveland Plain Dealer):
Wayne Cochrane and the C.C. Riders,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs,
Tammi Terril and Marvin Gaye.
Additional guest (from other sources):
Peaches & Herb,
The Robbs.
Sources:
11Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer
18Nov1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Saturday 11am).
Notes:
18Nov1967 - no guest info (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.11 [171] November 18, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Paul Wilcox (guest co-host),
The Blues Magoos,
Marvin Gaye,
The Happenings,
The Ohio Express,
The Platters,
Joe Tex,
The Union Gap.
Sources:
17Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine.
18Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
25Nov1967 LA KTLA-5 Sat 8:30pm (Long Beach & Pasadena newspapers)
Notes:
25Nov1967 - no guests (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)
25Nov1967 - no guest info (San Antonio Light)

4.12 [172] November 25, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests (Cleveland Plain Dealer):
The Outsiders,
Wild Life,
Booker T and the MG's,
Eric,
The Exiles,
Thorin Shields,
Lyn/Lynn Roman.
Additional guest (from other sources):
Evergreen Blues Band,
The Five Stairsteps,
Brian Hyland.
Music includes:
The Ever-Green Blues - "Midnight Confessions"
Sources:
24Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer.
02Dec1967 San Antonio Light newspaper (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
Notes:
02Dec1967 - no guest info (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)
[---] 24Nov1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer:
“What has "Midnight Confessions" and a 291-pound tenor sax player? The Ever-Green Blues. This seven-member Los Angeles
group flew here in a chartered plane Saturday to singe (sic) their new Mercury release over the Upbeat Show, WEWS-TV.
They also have green and blue iron-on transfers that can be applied to T-shirts or sweatshirts.”

4.13 [173] December 2, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The 5th Dimension,
The Frost,
Good & Plenty,
Bobby Goldsboro,
The Human Beingz,
Deon Jackson,
The Left Banke,
Van Morrison,
The Strawberry Alarm Clock,
Jerry Williams.
Sources:
01Dec1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
02Dec1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
09Dec1967 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
09Dec1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
Notes:
No guest info - 09Dec1967 (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.14 [174] December 9, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Buckinghams
The Dantes
Robert Knight
The Lemon Pipers
Joe Tex
The Union Gap
Sources:
08Dec1967 & 09Dec1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer
16Dec1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
16Dec1967 LA (Pasadena & Long Beach & LA, CA newspapers)
Notes:
16Dec1967 - no guest info (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

[---] Cleveland air date unknown:
The Platters, Kenny O'Dell, and The Outsiders.

4.15 [175] December 16, 1967 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Mitch Ryder (co-host)
The Dantes
Johnny Daye
The Epic Splendor
The Ever-Green Blues
The Hombres
Otis Redding and The Bar-Kays
Melanie
Jordan (Jordon?) Parker Revue
The Platters
Surviving footage:
Otis Redding - "Respect."
Otis Redding - "Try a Little Tenderness."
Otis Redding and Mitch Ryder - "Knock on Wood."
Sources:
15Dec1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
16Dec1967 Cleveland Plain Dealer
23Dec1967 Chicago Tribune
23Dec1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
23Dec1967 Denver, CO
Note:
23Dec1967 - no guests listed (NY Times)

[---] 23Dec1967 (Chicago Tribune):
“Otis Redding will sing "Respect" on the UPBEAT Show from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday on WFLD-TV [channel 32].
The segment is on tape and was one of Redding's last song sessions before he was killed two weeks ago in a Madison, Wis.,
air crash.” (from 32Dec1967 "The Sound" column)

4.16 [176] circa December 23, 1967 (Cleveland)
"Top Records of 1967" (aka Review of Top 1967 Hits)
Guests:
The Five Americans,
Bobbie Gentry,
The Happenings,
The New Vaudeville Band,
The Outsiders,
Peaches and Herb,
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles,
Spanky and Our Gang,
Bobby Vee,
Jackie Wilson.
Sources:
30Dec1967 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
30Dec1967 Chicago Tribune
30Dec1967 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
Note:
No guest info - 30Dec1967 (NY Times)
[---] Chicago Tribune description:
The top recordings of 1967 and the artists that made them is the theme for the next two "Upbeat" shows on channel 32.

4.17 [177] circa December 30, 1967 (Cleveland) "Top Artists of 1967"
Synopsis:
The second part of the Upbeat show, featuring the top recording artists of 1967.
Guests:
The Box Tops,
The Cowsills,
The 5th Dimension,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Jay and the Techniques,
Jon and Robin,
Gene Pitney,
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas,
Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs.
Sources:
06Jan1968 Chicago Tribune
05Jan1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column.
06Jan1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
06Jan1968 San Antonio Light (KONO-12 Sat. 11am)
Notes:
06Jan1968 (NY Times) - no guest info
07Jan1968 (LA edition TV Guide) - no guest info

4.18 [178] circa January 6, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Wayne Cochrane,
The Cowsills,
John Fred,
The Free Design,
Joe Harnell,
Brenda Holloway,
The Munx,
The Royal Guardsmen,
The Strawberry Alarm Clock,
Sundae Train.
Sources:
13Jan1968 Chicago Tribune
13Jan1968 LA edition TV Guide
Note:
13Jan1968 - no guest info (NY Times)

4.19 [179] circa January 13, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Amboy Dukes,
The 5th Dimension,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Jay and the Techniques,
The Outsiders,
The Last World,
The Lemon Pipers,
The Roman Numerals,
The Silver Caboose,
Betty Webb.
Sources:
20Jan1968 Chicago Tribune
20Jan1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
Notes:
20Jan1968 - no guest info (NY Times)
21Jan1968 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted

4.20 [180] January 20, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed,
The Apple Pie Motherhood Band,
Bobby Curtola (“Wildwood Days”),
Neil Diamond,
The Fallen Angels,
The 5th Dimension,
Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers,
The Happenings,
The Hobbits,
The Human Beinz,
Mitch Ryder,
Joe Tex,
The Tweeds.
Sources:
27Jan1968 Chicago Tribune
27Jan1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
03Feb1968 Indianapolis, IN TV Guide
Notes:
No guest info - 20Jan1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
No guest info - 27Jan1968 (NY Times)

4.21 [181] circa January 27, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Colt Brothers,
The Happenings,
Joe Harnell,
Jim and Jean,
Andy Lauren,
Mouse and the Traps,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
Bunny Sigler,
The Tiffany Shade,
The Union Gap.
Source:
03Feb1968 Chicago Tribune
Notes:
03Feb1968 - no guest info (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide)
04Feb1968 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted

4.22 [182] circa February 3, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests include:
The Choir,
The Free Design,
Bobby Goldsboro,
The Hombres,
Peaches and Herb,
Frankie Valli.
Sources:
10Feb1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
24Feb1968 Galveston Daily News
Notes:
10Feb1968 - no guest info (Chicago Tribune or Chicago ed. TV Guide)
10Feb1968 - no guest info (NY Times)
11Feb1968 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted

4.23 [183] circa February 10, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed, The Cherry Slush,
Bobby Curtola,
The Four Freshmen,
Jay and the Techniques,
The Lemon Pipers,
The Outsiders,
Peaches and Herb,
Joe South,
Rubles Ltd. (or Rumblers Unlimited),
Up N Adam.
Sources:
17Feb1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
17Feb1968 Chicago Tribune
16Feb1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column.
18Feb1968 LA (LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper, KTLA-5 Sun. 8pm)
Note:
17Feb1968 - no guest info (NY Times)

4.24 [184] circa February 17, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Bobby Vee (co-host),
The American Breed,
The Brothers Purple,
The Dells,
The First Edition,
John Gary,
The Grains of Sand,
Al Greene/Green,
The Roman Rebellion,
The Times Square Two (comedy team).
Sources:
24Feb1968 Chicago Tribune
23Feb1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column
25Feb1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8pm)
03Mar1968 Philadelphia, PA TV Guide
Note:
24Feb1968 - no guest info (NY Times)

4.25 [185] circa February 24, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Vic Dana (co-host),
Jan Bradley,
Bruce Channel,
Classics IV,
Bob Francis,
Lesley Gore,
Troy Keyes,
Otis Leaville,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
Peter's Pipers,
The Racket Squad, Them,
The Toys.
Sources:
02Mar1968 Chicago Tribune
03Mar1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8pm)
02Mar1968 San Antonio newspaper (KSAT-12)
20Mar1968 KCND-12 (Winnipeg Free Press)
Note:
02Mar1968 - no guest info (NY Times)

4.26 [186] circa March 2, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Al Hirt,
Jim & Jean,
Linda Jones,
The Kicking Mustangs,
The Loved Ones,
Peaches and Herb,
The Racket Squad,
The Third Degree,
The Tokens,
The Vogues.
Sources:
09Mar1968 San Antonio newspaper (KSAT-12 Sat. 11am)
09Mar1968 Chicago Tribune
09Mar1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
10Mar1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8pm)
16Mar1968 Galveston Daily News
Note:
09Mar1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.27 [187] March 9, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed,
Blood, Sweat and Tears,
The Blues Project,
Bubble Gum Machine,
Canned Heat,
Georgie Fame (“Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde”),
The Four Freshmen,
The Four Sonics,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Mortimer's Three Boys,
The Pack,
The Racket Squad,
The Short Kuts,
Debbie Taylor,
The Union Gap.
Sources:
09Mar1968 Cleveland
16Mar1968 Chicago Tribune
23Mar1968 Galveston Daily News (Saturday 4:30pm)
Notes:
16Mar1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)
17Mar1968 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted for basketball.

4.28 [188] circa March 16, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Beverly Ann,
The Box Tops,
Cube,
The Dells,
Georgie Fame,
The Fireballs,
The First Edition,
The Five Stairsteps,
Gene and Debbie,
The Jaybees,
The Lemon Pipers,
Tommy Leonetti,
The Next Five,
Benny Troy,
Bobby Vee.
Sources:
23Mar1968 Chicago Tribune
24Mar1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5 Sun. 8pm)
24Mar1968 Redlands Daily Facts (probably KTLA-5)
30Mar1968 Galveston Daily News
31Mar1968 Philadelphia TV Guide

4.29 [189] circa March 23, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Blues Project,
Classics IV,
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders,
John Fred and His Playboy Band,
The GTOs,
Jonna Gault ("What If They Gave a War and No One Came"),
The Good Earth,
The Hello People,
The Human Beinz,
Chuck Jackson & his band,
The Lemon Pipers,
Margo, Margo, Medress and Seigel [formerly The Tokens],
The Precisions,
? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians,
O.C. Smith,
Bobby Vee,
The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band.
Sources:
30Mar1968 Chicago Tribune
29Mar1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column
31Mar1968 LA edition TV Guide & Redlands Daily Facts
31Mar1968 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8pm)
06Apr1968 San Francisco TV Guide
06Apr1968 Galveston Daily News
Note:
30Mar1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.30 [190] circa March 30, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Classics IV,
Vic Dana,
The Five Stairsteps,
Charlie and Inez Foxx,
Lionel Hampton (bandleader and vibes player),
Al Hirt,
Chuck Jackson,
Jay and the Techniques,
Margo, Margo, Medress and Seigel (formerly The Tokens),
The New Colony Six
Freddie Scott
The Split Level
Debbie Williams
Sources:
06Apr1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
06Apr1966 Chicago Tribune
07Apr1968 LA KTLA-5, Sun. 8pm (LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper)
13Apr1968 Galveston Daily News
Note:
06Apr1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.31 [191] circa April 6, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed,
Blood Sweat and Tears,
The Bubble Gum Machine,
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders,
Vic Dana,
Georgie Fame,
The Hassle,
Al Hirt,
Mortimer's Three Boys,
The Robbs,
Bob Shane (formerly of the of the Kingston Trio),
Bobby Vee,
Music includes:
Georgie Fame - "Bonnie and Clyde"
Sources:
13Apr1968 Chicago Tribune
13Apr1968 San Antonio Light (newspaper) Sat. 11:30am KSAT-12
13Apr1968 Erie, PA
14Apr1968 LA (LA edition TV Guide, Long Beach newspaper, Redlands Daily Facts)
20Apr1968 Galveston Daily News
Notes:
13Apr1968 - no guests (NY Times)
13Apr1968 - no guests (Chicago edition TV Guide)

4.32 [192] April 13, 1968 (Cleveland)
13Apr1968 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5pm)
Guests:
Bobby Curtola,
The GTO's,
The Hour Glass,
The Kidds, Mortimer,
Nobody's Children,
Peaches & Herb,
Shari and the Shalimars,
Sly and the Family Stone,
Ray Stevens,
The Union Gap.
Sources:
12Apr1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
13Apr1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
21Apr1968 LA TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5 Sun. 8:30pm)
21Apr1968 Redlands Daily Facts (KTLA-5, Sun 8:30pm)
21Apr1968 Flint MI
27Apr1968 Galveston Daily News
Notes:
20Apr1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)
20Apr1968 - no guests listed (San Antonio Light)

4.33 [193] circa April 20, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Bandwagon ("Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music"),
Mouse and The Traps ("Sometimes You Just Can't Win"),
The Box Tops,
Epitome,
The Five Stairsteps,
John Fred and his Playboy Band,
Richie Loveworth,
The Marcels,
Phil Ochs,
Tony Scotti,
O.C. Smith,
Norro Wilson.
Sources:
16Apr1968 Elyria, Ohio newspaper article mentions The Bandwagon.
27Apr1968 Chicago Tribune
27Apr1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
28Apr1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8:30pm)
28Apr1968 Redlands Daily Facts (KTLA-5, Sun 8:30pm)
Notes:
27Apr1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)
27Apr1968 - no guests listed (San Antonio Light)

4.34 [194] circa April 27, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Delfonics,
The Four Tops,
Gene & Debbie,
Human Beinz,
The Irish Rovers,
Peggy March,
The Pack,
The Platters,
The Temptations,
Kim Weston.
Sources:
04May1968 Chicago Tribune
04May1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
05May1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper

4.35 [195] circa May 4, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Blue Cheer,
The Fireballs,
Bob Francis,
Bobby Goldboro,
Harumi,
The Human Beinz,
The McCoys,
The Outsiders,
Freddie Scott,
The Short Kuts,
Sly and the Family Stone,
The Velvet Underground,
Mary Wells,
Kim Weston,
The Yardbirds.
Surviving footage (from this episode?)
The Yardbirds - "Heart Full Of Soul" (taped 25Apr1968)
Sources:
11May1968 Chicago Tribune & NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
12May1968 LA edition TV Guide
Note:
11May1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.36 [196] circa May 11, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Jimmy Boyd (actor),
The American Breed,
Peggy March,
Bill Medley (formerly of the Righteous Brothers),
The Ohio Express,
The Ohio Players,
**Sly and the Family Stone,
The Swampseed [Swamp Seeds],
The Troys,
Stevie Wonder.
[**not listed in “The Happening” column.]
Sources:
10May1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
11May1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
18May1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
19May1968 LA edition TV Guide & Redlands Daily Facts
19May1968 Long Beach newspaper (Sunday 8:30pm KTLA-5)
Notes:
18May1968 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

4.37 [197] circa May 18, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Buckinghams,
Eric and Errol,
The Irish Rovers,
The Lemon Pipers,
The Mandala,
The O'Jays,
Randy's World,
The Bob Seger System,
Bobby Vee,
Norro Wilson,
Josh White Jr.
Sources:
25May1968 Chicago Tribune
25May1968 Minneapolis–St. Paul TV Guide
26May1968 LA (LA edition TV Guide, Redlands Daily Facts, and Long Beach newspaper)
01Jun1968 Galveston Daily News
Note:
25May1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.38 [198] May 25, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests (Cleveland Plain Dealer):
Tony Scotti,
Epitome,
Freddy Scott,
Delphonics.
Additional guests (other sources):
Chuck Berry,
The Lemon Pipers,
New Colony Six,
Toni Scotti.
Sources:
25May1968 Cleveland Ohio Plain Dealer:
01Jun1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
08Jun1968 Galveston Daily News
22Jun1968 Tucson, AZ newspaper
Notes:
01Jun1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

4.39 [199] circa June 1, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Exciters,
Arleen & Robbie Harden,
Jerry-O,
The Limes,
Peggy March,
Mickey & Larry,
The Outsiders,
The Smithsonian Institute,
Joe Tex,
The Troys,
Stevie Wonder,
The Yardbirds.
Sources:
08Jun1968 Chicago Tribune
09Jun1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (Sun. 8:30pm)
15Jun1968 Galveston Daily News
29Jun1968 Tucson, AZ newspaper
Note:
08Jun1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.40 [200] circa June 8, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed,
The Buckinghams,
Jerry Butler,
Freddie Cannon,
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders,
Group Therapy,
The Hello People,
The Ohio Express,
The Show Stoppers,
The Sweet Inspirations,
John Thomas.
Sources:
15Jun1968 Chicago Tribune
15Jun1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
16Jun1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (Sun. 8:30pm)
22Jun1968 Galveston Daily News
06Jul1968 Tucson, AZ
Note:
15Jun1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.41 [201] circa June 15, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Helen Aberth,
The American Breed,
Blue Cheer,
Ronnie Dante,
Jay and the Techniques,
Robert John,
The Robbs,
Sly and the Family Stone,
Steppenwolf,
Billy Vera.
Sources:
22Jun1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
22Jun1968 Chicago Tribune
29Jun1968 Galveston Daily News
13Jul1968 Tucson, AZ
Note:
22Jun1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.42 [202] circa June 22, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Cherry People,
The Flavor,
Group Therapy,
Harvey and the Seven Sounds,
The Loading Zone,
Lord Sutch,
The Merrie Motor Company,
The Outsiders,
The Persians,
The Precisions,
Ray Stevens,
The Swampseeds,
Bobby Vee.
Sources:
28Jun1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column
29June1968 Chicago Tribune TV listings
29June1968 Washington, DC TV Guide
30Jun1968 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8:30pm)
06July1968 Galveston Daily News
17July1968 KCND-12
Note:
29Jun1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.43 [203] circa June 29, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Archie Bell & The Drells,
Chuck Berry,
Steve Britt (aka Little Stevie Britt),
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders,
The Exciters,
The Fredric,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Freddie Hughes,
Ivan and the Sabers,
The Jive Five,
Bonni Long,
Micky & Larry,
Thyme.
Sources:
06Jul1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
06Jul1968 Chicago Tribune
05Jul1968 Chicago Tribune “The Sound” column
07Jul1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper
13July1968 Galveston Daily News
14Jul1968 Philadelphia TV Guide
Note:
06Jul1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.44 [204] circa July 6, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Boxtops,
The Buckinghams,
Jerry Butler,
The Chapter,
The 5th Dimension,
The Four Freshmen,
The GTO's,
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap,
Tomorrow's Children,
The Toys.
Sources:
20July1968 Galveston Daily News
21July1968 Philadelphia TV Guide (WPHL-17, Sunday 1pm)
Note:
13Jul1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune's "The Sound" column)

4.45 [205] circa July 13, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Blue Cheer,
Freddie Cannon,
The Fireballs,
The Happenings,
The Hello People,
The Hombres,
The Lemon Pipers,
Porgy & The Monarchs,
O.C. Smith.
Sources:
21Jul1968 LA edition TV Guide
21Jul1968 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5 Sun. 8:30pm)
21Jul1968 Redlands Daily Facts (probably KTLA-5, Sun. 8:30pm)
27Jul1968 Galveston Daily News
Notes:
20Jul1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.46 [206] circa July 20, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Helen Aberth,
The Classics Four,
Georgie Fame,
The Robbs,
Jay and the Techniques,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
Joe Tex & his Band,
The Younger Brothers.
Sources:
27Jul1968 (Washington, DC)
03Aug1968 (Galveston Daily News)
Notes:
27Jul1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)
27Jul1968 - Chicago Tribune accidentally reprinted the 29June1968 guests.

4.47 [207] circa July 27, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed,
The Box Tops,
John Fred and his Playboy Band,
The Flavor,
Gene and Debbie,
The Human Beinz,
Robert John, Lord Sutch,
The Merrie Motor Co.,
Peaches and Herb,
The Persians,
The Yardbirds.
Sources:
28Jul1968 Minneapolis-St. Paul (Sunday WTCN-11)
03Aug1968 Chicago Tribune & NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
04Aug1968 Long Beach newspaper (LA's KTLA-5, Sun. 8:30pm)
10Aug1968 Galveston Daily News
17Aug1968 San Antonio Light newspaper
Note:
03Aug1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.48 [208] circa August 3, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Boss Blues,
Canned Heat,
Bobby (Buddy?) Cole,
David and the Giants,
Joe Harnel,
New Colony Six,
The Rationals,
The Temptations,
These Visitors.
Sources:
10Aug1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
11Aug1968 Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5, Sun. 8:30pm)
17Aug1968 Galveston Daily News (lists New Colony Six, Temptations, Joe Harnell, Rationals, Canned Heat,
These Visitors, David and the Giants).
Note:
10Aug1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

4.49 [209] circa August 10, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Chuck Berry,
Joey Dallas,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Gene Pitney,
Jay and the Techniques,
The Lemon Pipers,
Rotary Connection,
The Vogues.
Sources:
11Aug1968 Minneapolis-St. Paul TV Guide (WTCN-11, Sunday)
17Aug1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
18Aug1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (KTLA-5)
24Aug1968 Galveston Daily News
03Sep1968 KCND-12 (Winnipeg Free Press)
Note:
17Aug1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

4.50 [210] circa August 17, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Amboy Dukes,
Hank Ballard,
Blue Cheer,
Jerry Butler,
Eternity's Children,
The Flavor,
The New Colony Six,
The Ohio Express,
The Sunshine Company.
Sources:
24Aug1968 Chicago Tribune & NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
25Aug1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper
Notes:
24Aug1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.51 [211] circa August 24, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Richard Barbary,
Chuck Berry,
Wayne Cochran,
Bobby Curtola,
Johnny Daye,
Iron Butterfly,
The Main Attraction,
Steppenwolf,
The Swamp Seeds,
The Temptations.
Sources:
31Aug1968 Chicago Tribune
31Aug1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
07Sep1968 Galveston Daily News
01Sept1968 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper (final LA broadcast until 28Dec1969,
with two specials airing 02Nov1969 & 28Nov1969)
Note:
31Aug1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

4.52 [212] circa August 31, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Jackie DeShannon ("The Weight"),
Jeannie C. Riley ("Harper Valley P.T.A."),
The Box Tops,
Don Juans,
Terry Knight,
Johnny Nash,
Lou Rawls,
The Temptations,
The Visitors [possible a.k.a. Theze Visitors],
Brenton Wood.
Sources:
06Sep1968 Chicago Tribune 'The Sound' column
07Sep1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
14Sep1968 Galveston Daily News
28Sep1968 Tucson newspaper

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