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Season 5 (1968-69)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Ben Chaput, Gary Belich
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper, The Chicago Tribune
The New York Times,  New York Metropolitan edition TV Guide

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Host: Don Webster

5.01 [213] circa September 7, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Chrysalis,
Flatt & Scruggs,
Andy Kim,
The McCoys,
The O'Jays,
Peppermint Trolley,
Pride,
T.I.M.E.,
The Vogues.
Sources:
14Sep1968 Chicago Tribune (13Sep1968 'The Sound' column)
21Sep1968 Galveston Daily News
05Oct1968 Tucson newspaper
14Sep1968 - no guests listed (NY Times) Final broadcast on NYC's WNEW-5. In two weeks, WPIX-11 began airing the series.
[---] Different episode?
15Sep1968 Sunday (unknown edition TV Guide) - Martha & the Vandellas, the Racket Squad, and The American Revolution.

5.02 [214] September 14, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Amboy Dukes,
The Bellboys,
The Grass Roots,
The Mauds,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company.
Sources:
14Sep1968 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
21Sep1968 Chicago Tribune
28Sep1968 Galveston Daily News
[---] Same episode? (1 guest matches up):
22Sep1968 (Minn.-St. Paul TV Guide) - The Grass Roots, The Cherry People, and The Graduates. (WTCN-11)
12Oct1968 (Tucson Daily Citizen) - The Magnificent Men and The Tokens.
Notes:
21Sep1968 - no guests listed (Chicago edition TV Guide)
21Sep1968 (NY Times) - Upbeat not shown in NYC this week.

5.03 [215] September 21, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Jay and the Techniques,
Love Society,
Jeannie C. Riley,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
The Univics.
Source:
21Sep1968 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
Notes:
28Sep1968 (Chicago Tribune) - no guests listed
28Sep1968 (NY Times) - Upbeat not shown in NYC this week.

5.04 [216] circa September 28, 1968 (Cleveland)
28Sep1968 WEWS-5 Cleveland
05Oct1968 WPIX-11 New York City (Saturday 3:00pm)
Guests:
Gene Pitney ("She's A Heartbreaker"),
Jeannie C. Riley ("Harper Valley P.T.A."),
The Temptations ("Please Return Your Love to Me"),
The Vogues ("Turn Around, Look at Me"),
Stevie Wonder ("You Met Your Match"),
The American Revolution,
Julie Budd,
Eddie Floyd,
Little Eva,
The Stampeders,
T.I.M.E. [or T.I.M.E. Unit]
Sources:
05Oct1968 Washington DC & Buffalo NY TV Guides.
05Oct1968 NY Metro TV Guide
05Oct1968 Chicago Tribune (4Oct1968 "The Sound" column)
26Oct1968 Tucson AZ newspaper
Note:
05Oct1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.05 [217] circa October 5, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Cowsills ("The Rain, The Park and Other Things"),
The 5th Dimension ("Go Where You Want to Go"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("By the Time I Get to Phoenix"),
The Grass Roots ("Midnight Confession"),
The Staple Singers ("Long Walk to DC"),
The Bottle Company,
The Grass Roots,
Lilly and Maria,
The Shadows of Knight,
The Show Stoppers,
O.C. Smith,
Southwind.
Sources:
12Oct1968 Chicago Tribune (from 11Oct1968 "The Sound" column)
12Oct1968 NY Metro TV Guide
12Oct1968 Galveston Daily News
Note:
12Oct1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.06 [218] circa October 12, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Amboy Dukes ("Journey to the Center of the Mind"),
Marvin Gaye ("Chained"),
Jay and the Techniques ("Hey Diddle Diddle"),
The Lemon Pipers ("Lonely Atmosphere"),
Paul Peterson ("A Little Bit for Sandy"),
The Sunshine Company ("Willie Jean"),
The Blues Magoos,
Little Eva,
The Main Attraction,
The McCoys,
The Tokens,
Brenton Wood.
Sources:
19Oct1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
19Oct1968 Galveston Daily News (Sat. 2pm ch. 39)
09Nov1968 Tucson, AZ newspaper
Notes:
19Oct1968 (Chicago Tribune) - no guests listed

5.07 [219] circa October 19, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Box Tops,
Johnny Cash,
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders,
Jackie De Shannon,
The Delfonics,
Neil Diamond,
The Grass Roots,
Al Hirt,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Johnny Nash,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
The Outsiders,
The T.I.M.E. Unit,
Bobby Vee.
Sources:
26Oct1968 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
16Nov1968 Tucson, AZ newspaper
[---] Same episode? (1 guest, Bobby Vee, matches above):
26Oct1968 (Chicago Tribune) - Bobby Vee, Blue Cheer, Clarence Carter, Shipley and Brewer, Carla Thomas,
Charlie and Inez Foxx, and Junior Parker. (From "The Sound" column)
[---] Additional guest: Guests include Autry Inman ("The Ballad of Two Brothers")
(according to October 15, 1968 Elyria, Ohio newspaper)

5.08 [220] October 26, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Avant Garde ("Naturally Stoned"),
Brenda Jo Harris ("Standing on the Outside"),
Linn County ("Cave Song"),
The People's Choice (possibly "Saving All My Love"),
Gene Pitney ("She's A Heartbreaker"),
The Goodies,
The Munk,
The Novas (or The Novas Nine),
The O'Kaysions,
Professor Morrison's Lollipops,
The Smubbs,
The Sweet Inspirations,
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons,
The Variations.
Sources:
26Oct1968 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle Telegram (WEWS-5)
02Nov1968 NY Metro TV Guide
02Nov1968 Galveston Daily News
09Nov1968 Galveston Daily News (listed again?)
09Nov1968 Buffalo, NY
12Nov1968 KCND-12
Note:
02Nov1968 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.09 [221] circa November 2, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed ("Keep The Faith"),
The Four Lads ("A Woman"),
Johnny Nash ("Hold Me Tight"),
The People's Choice ("Can't Turn You Loose"),
Sam the Sham ("Stand By Me"),
Blues Magoos,
George Burns,
Jerry Butler,
Johnny C.,
James Colt,
The Fever Tree,
Marv Johnson,
Albert King,
The Mauds,
Melanie,
O'Kaysions,
Austin Roberts,
Bobby Russell,
T.I.M.E.
Sources:
09Nov1968 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
16Nov1968 Galveston Daily News
19Nov1968 KCND-12
30Nov1968 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.10 [222] circa November 9, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Eric Anderson ("Think About It"),
Deep Purple ("Kentucky Woman"),
Albert King ("Born Under a Bad Sign"),
The Ohio Express ("Chewy Chewy"),
The Bobbs,
Len Mink,
O.C. Smith,
Edwin Starr,
The Unifics.
Sources:
16Nov1968 Chicago Tribune (from 15Nov1968 "The Sound" column)
16Nov1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
23Nov1968 Galveston Daily News
[---] Same Episode? (1 guest matches up):
16Nov1968 (TV Guide, unknown region): 1910 Fruitgum Co., Ohio Express.
16Nov1968 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.11 [223] circa November 16, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Eric Burdon and the Animals ("River Deep, Mountain High"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("With Pen in Hand"),
1910 Fruit Gum Company ("Goody, Goody Gumdrops"),
The O'Kaysions ("I'm A Girl Watcher"),
Peter's Pipers ("I Don't Know What You're Waiting For"),
Sly and the Family Stone ("Every Day People"),
Jonah P. Jones,
Maskman & the Agents,
Sugar & Spice,
Mary Wells.
Sources:
23Nov1968 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
14Dec1968 Tucson AZ newspaper
Note:
23Nov1968 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.12 [224] November 23, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Jackie DeShannon ("What the World Needs Now"),
The Grass Roots ("Let's Live for Today"),
Gene Pitney ("Billy, You're My Friend"),
Raw Meat ("Cold Sweat"),
Steppenwolf ("Magic Carpet Ride"),
Bobby Taylor ("Malinda"),
The Shadows of Knight,
The Staple Singers,
The Young-Holt Trio.
Sources:
23Nov1968 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
30Nov1968 Chicago Tribune (29Nov1968 "The Sound" column)
30Nov1968 NY Metro TV Guide

5.13 [225] circa November 30, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Brooklyn Bridge ("It's the Worst That Could Happen"),
Iron Butterfly ("Iron Butterfly Theme"),
Pacific Gas & Electric ("Stormy Times"),
Tingling Mother's Circus ("Sunday Kind of Feeling"),
The Vogues ("'Til"),
The Cherry People,
Clarence Carter,
Rotary Connection,
Andy Kim,
King Cobras,
Harvey Mandel,
Peppermint Trolly Co.,
Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin.
Sources:
07Dec1968 Chicago Tribune & NY Metro TV Guide
07Dec1968 San Antonio newspaper
14Dec1968 Galveston Daily News
Notes:
28Dec1968 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.14 [226] circa December 7, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Blues Magoos ("Leavin' Trunk"),
The Ohio Express ("Chewy, Chewy"),
The Peppermint Rainbow ("Will You Be Staying After Sunday?"),
Neil Sedaka ("Star Crossed Lovers"),
Bobby Vee ("Someone to Love Me"),
The Youngbloods ("Darkness, Darkness"),
The Barracuda,
Jerry Butler,
Melanie,
The Nickel Revolution,
Dick Roman,
O.C. Smith.
Sources:
14Dec1968 Chicago Tribune
14Dec1968 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times

5.15 [227] circa December 14, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The American Breed ("Keep the Faith"),
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap ("Young Girl" and "Woman, Woman"),
Johnny Taylor ("Who's Making Love?"),
Joe Tex and His Band ("Skinny Legs and All"),
Adam Wade ("Old Devil Moon"),
The Amboy Dukes,
Al Caiola,
The Sweet Inspirations.
Sources:
21Dec1968 NY Metro TV Guide & Chicago Tribune

5.16 [228] circa December 21, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Cry Like a Baby"),
The Buckinghams ("Hey, Babe, They're Playing our Song"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("The Straight Life"),
The First Edition ("Just Dropped In"),
Brenda Jo Harris ("I Can Remember"),
The Irish Rovers ("The Unicorn"),
Clarence Carter,
Fuzzy Bunnies,
The Smubbs,
Joe South,
The Sounds of Modification,
Lenny Welch.
Sources:
28Dec1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
18Jan1969 Tucson AZ newspaper
Note:
28Dec1968 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.17 [229] circa December 28, 1968 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Gene Pitney (co-host),
Eric Burdon and the Animals,
The Delphonics,
Five by Five,
The Hello People,
Little Anthony and the Imperials,
The New Colony Six,
The 1910 Fruitgum Co.,
O.C. Smith.
Sources:
04Jan1969 Chicago Tribune
04Jan1969 NY Metro TV Guide
04Jan1969 San Antonio newspaper
25Jan1969 Tucson AZ newspaper
Note:
04Jan1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)
Note:
The Animals split-up shortly after this episode was taped.

5.18 [230] January 4, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6901
Guests:
The American Breed ("Bend Me, Shape Me"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("Honey"),
Al Kooper ("One Is The Loneliest Number"),
The Lemon Pipers ("Green Tambourine"),
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company ("Simon Says"),
Sly and the Family Stone ("Dance to the Music"),
Steppenwolf ("Magic Carpet Ride"),
Mary Wells ("Don't Look Back"),
Aesops Fables,
Robert John,
The People's Choice,
Lloyd Price,
The Vogues.
Sources:
04Jan1969 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle Telegram (WEWS-5)
11Jan1969 Chicago Tribune
11Jan1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
01Feb1969 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.19 [231] January 11, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6902
Guests:
Archie Bell and the Drells ("Tighten Up"),
Blue Cheer ("Summertime Blues"),
John Fred and His Playboy Band ("Judy in Disguise"),
Brian Hyland ("Tragedy"),
The Ohio Express ("Yummy, Yummy, Yummy"),
Jeannie C. Riley ("Harper Valley P.T.A."),
Jimmy Damon,
The Free Design,
Bob Seger System,
Young-Holt Unlimited,
The Young Turks.
Sources:
10Jan1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine
18Jan1969 Chicago Tribune
18Jan1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
26Jan1969 Galveston Daily News
08Feb1969 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.20 [232] January 18, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6903
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Sweet Cream Ladies"),
Canned Heat ("Going Up The Country"),
Bobby Darin ("Long Line Rider"),
Jerry Jeff Walker ("Mr. Bojangles"),
Jerry Butler,
Sonny Geraci,
The Good Rats,
The Mauds,
Mother Earth,
The New Colony Six,
Peppermint Rainbow,
Sugar and Spice,
The Unifics,
The Vogues.
Sources:
18Jan1969 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
25Jan1969 Chicago Tribune
25Jan1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
08Feb1969 Nebraska Edition TV Guide
15Feb1969 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.21 [233] circa January 25, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6904
Guests:
The Brooklyn Bridge ("It's the Worst That Could Happen"),
B.B. King ("B.B's Blues"),
Bobby Newton ("Whipped on Me"),
Joe South ("Games People Play"),
Steppenwolf ("Tighten Up Your Wig"),
The Vogues ("My Special Angel"),
The Amboy Dukes,
The Esko Affair,
Shane Martin,
Sir Douglas Quintet,
The Warm Puppy.
Sources:
01Feb1969 Chicago Tribune
01Feb1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
15Feb1969 Nebraska ed. TV Guide (KMEG-14, Sioux City, Iowa, Sat 4pm)
22Feb1969 Tucson AZ newspaper

5.22 [234] February 1, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6905
Guests:
Blues Magoos ("Leaving Trunk"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("I Am A Rock"),
The Guess Who ("These Eyes"),
Sly and the Family Stone ("Everyday People"),
The Street ("C.C. Rider"),
Taj Mahal ("A Lot of Love"),
Josh White Jr. ("Going Out of My Head"),
Linn Country,
The Bob Seger System,
Bobby Taylor,
Stevie Wonder.
Sources:
31Jan1968 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
08Feb1968 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
08Feb1969 Chicago Tribune
01Mar1969 Tucson AZ newspaper (also lists Stevie Wonder as a guest)

5.23 [235] February 8, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6906
Guests:
The First Edition ("But You Know I Love You"),
Sonny Geraci ("Loving You"),
Jay and the Americans ("This Magic Moment"),
Shadow Mann ("Come Live with Me"),
The Road ("She's Not There"),
O.C. Smith ("Isn't It Lonely Together"),
Stevie Wonder ("For Once in My Life"),
Savoy Brown,
The Classics IV,
Tommy James and The Shondells.
Sources:
08Feb1969 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
15Feb1969 Chicago Tribune
15Feb1969 NY Metro TV Guide
08Mar1969 Tucson newspaper
Note:
15Feb1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.24 [236] February 15, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6907
Guests:
The Box Tops,
Solomon Burke,
Canned Heat,
The Duprees,
Four Sonics Plus One,
Chris Gantry,
The Good Rats,
The In-Keepers,
Peaches & Herb,
David Ruffin (“My Whole World Ended”),
The Snow,
The Vogues.
Sources:
14Feb1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
15Feb1969 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
22Feb1969 NY Times
01Mar1969 Atlanta TV Guide (WJRJ-17, Sat. 2pm)
15Mar1969 Tucson newspaper
Notes:
22Feb1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
22Feb1969 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

5.25 [237] circa February 22, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6908
Guests:
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart ("L.U.V."),
Bobby Darin ("Long Line Rider"),
New Colony Six ("Things I'd Like to Say"),
The Unifics ("Beginning of My End"),
Henson Cargill,
The Sir Douglas Quintet,
Sources:
01Mar1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
01Mar1969 Chicago Tribune
22Mar1969 Tucson newspaper
Note:
22Feb1969 Elyria, Ohio, Press Chronicle listed previous week's guests: Box Tops, Duprees, David Ruffin, Canned Heat,
Good Rats, Cinamon Empire.

5.26 [238] March 1, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6909
Guests:
The Classics IV ("Traces"),
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company ("Indian River"),
The Music Explosion ("What's Your Name?"),
The Ohio Express ("Sweeter Than Sugar"),
The Shadows of Knight ("Time and Places"),
Stevie Wonder ("I Don't Know Why").
Kasenetz-Katz Super Circus,
The People’s Choice,
Professor Morrison’s Lollipop,
? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians.
Sources:
28Feb1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
08Mar1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
29Mar1969 Tucson newspaper (also lists The Outsiders as guests)
Note:
08Mar1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.27 [239] March 8, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6910
Guests:
Cartoone ("Mr. Poor Man"),
The First Edition ("But You Know I Love You"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("Glad She's a Woman"),
Larry Henley ("People Get Ready"),
The Ohio Players ("Here Today and Gone Tomorrow"),
Johnny Taylor ("Take Care of Your Homework"),
Classics IV,
The 5th Dimension,
Andy Kim,
Mongo Santamaria,
Steppenwolf,
Three Dog Night.
Sources:
07Mar1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
08Mar1969 Cleveland, Ohio TV Guide (WEWS-5)
08Mar1969 Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
15Mar1969 Chicago Tribune
15Mar1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
05Apr1969 Tucson newspaper

5.28 [240] March 15, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6911
Guests:
Canned Heat ("The Pony Blues"),
Jay and the Americans ("This Magic Moment"),
Peaches and Herb ("United"),
Dee Dee Warwick ("Foolish Fool"),
Children of God,
The Jackels,
Eddy Parker,
Street,
Vic Waters and the Entertainers,.
Sources:
15Mar1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
22Mar1969 Chicago Tribune & NY Metro TV Guide
12Apr1969 Tucson Daily Citizen
29Mar1969 TV Guide (edition unknown)
Note:
22Mar1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.29 [241] March 22, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6912
Guests:
Tommy James,
Jay and the Americans,
Johnny Nash,
Mother Earth,
The People’s Choice.
David Ruffin.
Also appearing?
Cyrus Erie,
The Ford Theater,
The Graduates,
The Jackals,
Eloise Laws,
Al and Jet Loring,
Sources:
22Mar1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
29Mar1969 NY Times
19Apr1969 Tucson newspaper
Notes:
29Mar1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
29Mar1969 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

5.30 [242] March 29, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6913
Guests:
Boyce and Hart ("L.U.V."),
The Brooklyn Bridge ("Blessed Is the Rain"),
The Lemon Pipers ("Green Tambourine"),
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company ("Indian Giver"),
Steppenwolf ("Sookie, Sookie"),
Jerry Butler,
Betty Everett.
Sources:
29Mar1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
05Apr1969 Chicago Tribune
05Apr1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
26Apr1969 Tucson newspaper

5.31 [243] April 5, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6914
Guests:
The Bubble Puppy ("Hot Smoke and Sassafrass"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("I'm A Drifter"),
Roslyn Kind ("Beautiful Day"),
The Five Stairsteps ("Baby, Baby, Feel So Good"),
Adam Wade ("Half the World"),
Dee Felice Trio,
The Fireballs,
Billy Harner,
Jimmy McGriff,
Johnny Moore,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company.
The People's Choice.
Sources:
04Apr1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
05Apr1969 Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
12Apr1969 NY Metro TV Guide (WPIX-11 Sat. 1pm)
26Apr1969 Sioux City, Iowa (KMEG-14 Saturday 4pm)
03May1969 (Tucson)
Notes:
12Apr1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)
12Apr1969 (Chicago Tribune) - no guests listed in TV listings.

5.32 [244] April 12, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6915
Guests:
Pat Cooper (comedian, co-host),
Chuck Jackson ("Are You Lonely for Me, Baby?"),
The Robbs ("Changing Winds"),
The Traces ("Love Me Forever"),
The Vogues ("My Special Angel"),
David Ackles,
The Bar Kays,
The People's Choice,
The Robbs,
Tommy Roe,
Three Dog Night.
Sources:
12Apr1969 Elyria Ohio Chronicle Telegram (WEWS-5)
19Apr1969 Chicago Tribune & NY Metro TV Guide
10May1969 Tucson, AZ
Note:
19Apr1969 (NY Times) - no guests listed

5.33 [245] April 19, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6916
Guests:
Brenda Lee ("Johnny One Time),
Jerry Butler ("Hey, Western Union Man"),
The Four Lads ("My Heart's Symphony"),
Pacific Gas and Electric ("Underground Blues"**),
The People's Choice,
Willie and the Mighty Magnificents.
Note:
**Couldn't find "Underground Blues" on Pacific Gas and Electric's discography. Song might be "Bluesbuster"
Sources:
19Apr1969 Elyria Ohio Chronicle Telegram (WEWS-5)
26Apr1969 NY Metro TV Guide
03May1969 Galveston TX
03May1969 TV Guide (unknown edition)
Notes:
26Apr1969 (Chicago Tribune) - Upbeat not mentioned in "The Sound" column.
26Apr1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)

5.34 [246] April 26, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6917
Guests:
The Brooklyn Bridge ("I've Been Lonely Too Long"),
Ronnie Dove ("I Need You Now"),
The Peppermint Rainbow ("Will You Be Staying After Sunday?"), Gary Puckett and the Union Gap ("Woman, Woman"),
Edwin Starr ("25 Miles"),
The People's Choice,
Tommy Roe,
Ruby Winters.
Sources:
26Apr1969 Elyria Ohio Chronicle Telegram (WEWS-5)
03May1969 NY Metro TV Guide
10May1969 Galveston TX newspaper
18May1968 Nebraska ed. TV Guide (KMEG-14, Sioux City, Iowa, Sun. 1pm)
Note:
03May1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

 5.35 [247] Upbeat: May 3, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6918
Guests:
The Iron Butterfly ("Soul Experience"),
Jay and the Techniques ("Change Your Mind"),
Johnny Mathis ("I'll Never Fall in Love Again"),
Johnny Thunder ("I'm Alive"),
Josh White Jr. ("Here I Am Again"),
Alzo and Udine,
Baby Huey,
The Box Tops,
Buzzy Linhart,
The Raven,
Mongo Santamaria,
Ila Vann,
Yellow Pages/Payges,
The Wool.
Also appearing?
The Cowsills,
B.J. Thomas,
Sources:
02May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
02May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
10May1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
17May1969 Galveston TX
Notes:
10May1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
03May1969 - Elyria, Ohio newpaper (WEWS-5) - no details (4pm Saturday)

5.36 [248] Upbeat: May 10, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6919
Guests:
Bobby Goldsboro ("I'm a Drifter"),
The Grass Roots ("Let's Live For Today"),
Brenda Lee ("You Don't Need Me Anymore"),
The Magid Triplets ("Phoney Baloney"),
B.J. Thomas ("It's Only Love"),
The Amboy Dukes,
The Box Tops,
Tony Drake,
The Fireballs,
Eddie Lovette,
The McCoys,
The Paper Train,
Jeannie C. Riley,
Bobby Womack.
Sources:
09May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
09May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
10May1969 Elyria, Ohio newpaper (WEWS-5)
17May1969 NY Metro TV Guide
24May1969 Galveston TX
Note:
17May1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.37 [249] Upbeat: May 17, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6920
Guests:
Classics IV ("Stormy"),
John Hartford ("Gentle on My Mind"),
Paul Mauriat ("Love Is Blue"),
Richard Kim Milford (“Muddy River Water”).
Oliver ("Good Morning, Sunshine"),
The Peppermint Rainbow ("Don't Wake Me Up in the Morning Michael").
Bobbie Gentry,
New Colony Six,
People's Choice,
Soul (Soul Purpose),
Q.B. (Cuble)
The Stair Steps.
Sources:
17May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine
17May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
31May1969 Galveston TX
24May1969 (NY Metro TV Guide):
[---] Same episode as above?
24May1969 (Tucson) - Bobbie Gentry, Bobby Womack, and Mask Man
Note:
24May1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.38 [250] Upbeat: May 24, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6921
Guests:
Johnny Mathis ("Chances Are"),
Friends of Distinction ("Grazin' in the Grass"),
Edwin Starr ("Twenty-Five Miles"),
The Spiral Staircase ("More Today Than Yesterday"),
Pisces ("Good Morning Starshine"),
Herbs,
Heywoods,
Mercy,
Willie Mitchell,
The Yellow Payges.
Sources:
23May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
31May1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
31May1969 Tucson (only mentions guest Johnny Mathis)
Notes:
31May1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.39 [251] Upbeat: May 31, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6922
Guests:
Co-host: Jay Black (of Jay and the Americans),
The Impressions ("Choice of Colors"),
Jay and the Americans ("Hushabye"),
O.C. Smith ("Little Green Apples),
B.J. Thomas ("Hooked on a Feeling"),
Josh White Jr. ("Here I Am Again"),
The First Edition,
Gene Pitney.
Joe Odom,
The Originals,
The Peppermint Rainbow,
The Racket/Racquet Squad,
Charlie Starr.
Also appearing?
Big Ella,
Sources:
30May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
30May1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
31May1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
07Jun1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
14Jun1969 San Francisco TV Guide
07June1969 Tucson AZ
Note:
07Jun1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.40 [252] Upbeat: June 7, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6923
Guests:
Jeannie C. Riley (co-host, "I'm a Rib" & “Harper Valley P.T.A.”),
The American Breed ("Keep the Faith"),
The First Edition ("But You Know I Love You"),
The Iron Butterfly ("Filled with Fear"),
Johnny Thunder ("I'm Alive"),
Stevie Wonder ("For Once in My Life").
Bill Deal & the Rondells,
The Guess Who,
Jimmy McCracklin,
The Sugar Cakes,
Regulars:
The People’s Choice (house band),
The Upbeat Dancers
Sources:
07Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
14Jun1969 NY Metro TV Guide (song titles)
14Jun1969 NYC (New York Times)
Note:
14Jun1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

[---] Additional guests? Or different episode?
14June1969 (Tucson) - Jimmy Clanton, Derek, Fat Water, Insanity Band, Joys of Life, Eddie Lovett, The Ritual, .
Steel Horse Henry, and The Tymes.

5.41 [253] Upbeat: June 14, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6924
Guests (“Happening” column/NY TV Guide):
Nino Candido (co-host, TV & film star)
Stephen Young (co-host, actor from TV's 'Judd for the Defense')
The Brooklyn Bridge ("The Worst That Could Happen"),
Little Anthony and the Imperials ("Summer's Comin'"),
Joe South ("Games People Play"),
Dee Dee Warwick ("That's Not Love"),
Joe Jeffrey Group,
Oliver,
Edwin Starr,
Steppenwolf.
(2) Cleveland TV listings:
Classics IV,
Marvin Gaye,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Oliver,
The Vogues
Sources:
13Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
13Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
21June1969 NY Metro TV Guide
Note:
21Jun1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)
[---] Additional guests? (listed in 21June1969 Tucson newspaper):
The First Street Marble Team, Bobby Goldsboro, Larry Henley, The Jerms, The Newbeats, B.J. Thomas, The Vogues.

5.42 [254] Upbeat: June 21, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6925
Guests:
Friends of Distinction ("Grazin' in the Grass"),
The McCoys ("Daybreak"),
Gene Pitney (co-host, "Twenty-Four Hours from Tulsa"),
Reg Wilson (pianist, "The Windmills of Your Mind"),
Crib & Ben,
The Fireballs,
Bobby Hutton,
Mongo Santamaria,
The Magid Triplets,
Mask Man,
Billy Meshel,
Peaches & Herb.
Sources:
20Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
20Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
28Jun1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
28Jun1969 Chicago TV Guide
28Jun1969 Tucson newspaper
Notes:
28Jun1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.43 [255] Upbeat: June 28, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6926
Guests:
Jerry Butler ("Moody Woman"),
Classics IV ("Traces"),
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition ("Just Dropped In"),
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition (“Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town”),
The Impressions ("Choice of Colors"),
Mercy ("Love Can Make You Happy"),
Ronnie Dove,
The Everyday People,
Tommy Roe,
The Movers.
Sources:
27Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
27Jun1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
28Jun1969 Elyria, Ohio, Press-Chronicle (WEWS-5)
05Jul1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
Note:
05Jul1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.44 [256] Upbeat: July 5, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6927
Guests:
Teresa Graves ("We're on Our Way"),
Gene Pitney ("Playing Games of Love"),
The Yellow Payges ("The Two of Us"),
Adam Wade ("Half the World"),
Marvin Gaye,
Jay and the Americans,
Neon Philharmonic,
The People’s Choice,
Jeanie C. Riley,
Yellow Payges.
Sources:
04Jul1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
12Jul1969 NY Metro TV Guide (WPIX-11, Sat 4:30pm)
12Jul1969 (Tucson, AZ)
12Jul1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune or NY Times)

5.45 [257] Upbeat: July 12, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6928
Guests:
Tommy James and the Shondells ("Mony, Mony"),
The Peppermint Rainbow ("Don't Wake Me in the Morning, Michael"),
Bill Deal & the Rondells ("I've Been Hurt"),
Rebecca & the Sunny Brook Farmers ("Oh Gosh").
Big Ella,
Ronnie Dove,
Joe Eimon,
Peaches and Herb,
Additional guest:
Joe Simon
Sources:
11Jul1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
19Jul1969 NY Metro TV Guide
19Jul1969 Tucson, AZ newspaper
Note:
19Jul1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.46 [258] Upbeat: July 19, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6929
Guests:
Paul Mauriat ("Love Is Blue"),
The Spiral Starecase ("More Today Than Yesterday"),
The Sugar Cakes ("Chains"),
The Vogues ("Till"),
Aesops Fables,
Michael Allen,
Sandy Alpert,
The Box Tops,
The Buchanan Brothers,
The O'Jays,
The Swordsmen.
Sources:
18Jul1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
19Jul1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
26Jul1969 NY Metro TV Guide
26Jul1969 Washington DC TV Guide
26Jul1969 Tucson newspaper
02Aug1969 Levittown (PA) Bucks County Courier Times Ch. 11, Sat. 1pm
Note:
26Jul1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.47 [259] Upbeat: July 26, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6930
Guests:
The Guess Who ("These Eyes"),
The Intruders ("Lollipop"),
Pisces ("Good Morning, Starshine"),
Ray Stevens ("Guitarzan"),
Frankie Valli ("Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"),
Aldora Britton,
Urbie Green,
Joe Jeffrey Group,
Al Kooper,
Peoples’ Choice,
The Smubbs.
Sources:
26Jul1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
02Aug1969 NY Metro TV Guide (WPIX-11)
02Aug1969 TV Guide (unknown edition)
02Aug1969 Tucson, AZ
02Aug1969 Washington DC
Note:
02Aug1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.48 [260] Upbeat: August 2, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6931
Guests:
Jerry Butler ("Moody Woman"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("I'm A Drifter"),
John Hartford ("Gentle on My Mind"),
The Popcorn Blizzard ("We Had A Good Thing Going"),
Big Jay Bush and the House Rockers,
Bill Deal & the Rondells,
Jay and the Americans,
Jennifer Lambert,
The Spiral Starecase.
Sources:
02Aug1969 Cleveland edition TV Guide
02Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
09Aug1969 Chicago Tribune & NY Metro TV Guide
09Aug1969 Washington DC
09Aug1969 Tucson AZ newspaper
09Aug1969 Levittown (PA) Bucks County Courier Times Ch. 11, Sat. 1pm (also listed The Jack Ruane(??) Show Band)

5.49 [261] Upbeat: August 9, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6932
Guests:
The Classics IV ("Every Day with You Girl"),
Tommy James and the Shondells ("Crystal Blue Persuasion"),
The Peppermint Rainbow ("Don't Wake Me in the Morning, Michael"),
Gene Pitney ("Playing Games of Love"),
The Diplomats,
The Forgone Conclusion,
Inez Foxx,
Willie Hightower,
Bobbi Martin,
Neon Philharmonic,
De Dee Phillips,
The O'Jays,
Harvey Scales,
The Yellow Balloon,
Sources:
08Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
08Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
16Aug1969 NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times
16Aug1969 Washington, DC and Chicago edition TV Guides
16Aug1969 Tucson AZ newspaper
Note:
16Aug1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

5.50 [262] Upbeat: August 16, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6933
Guests:
Joe South (co-host, "Don't It Make You Want to Go Home?"),
The Sir Douglas Quintet ("Dynamite Woman"),
Three Dog Night ("One"),
Underground Sunshine ("Bug Sur Mountain Air"),
Don Cooper,
The First Edition,
Jolliver Arkansaw,
Tony Middleton,
The Moments,
Larry Santos,
Joe Simon,
The Velvet Crest,
Sources:
15Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
15Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
23Aug1969 NY Metro TV Guide
23Aug1969 Washington DC TV Guide
Notes:
23Aug1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.51 [263] Upbeat: August 23, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6934
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Soul Deep"),
The Four Freshmen ("It's a Blue World"),
The Guess Who (“Laughing”),
Jeannie C. Riley ("The Rib"),
Tommy Roe ("Jack and Jill"),
J.D. Blackfoot,
Bill Deal,
Isaac Hayes,
Illusion,
The Iron Butterfly,
Jefferson Lee,
Bobby Merritt.
Also appearing?
Frankie Valli,
People’s Choice.
22Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
22Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
23Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
Sources:
30Aug1969 NY Metro TV Guide
30Aug1969 Chicago TV Guide
30Aug1969 Tucson, AZ newspaper (final Tucson broadcast)
Notes:
30Aug1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

5.52 [264] Upbeat: August 30, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6935
Guests:
Bobby Russell (co-host)
Little Anthony (co-host)
Little Anthony and the Imperials ("Hurt So Bad"),
The Spiral Starecase ("Since I Don't Have You"),
Urbie Green,
The Hardy Boys,
Oliver,
Kathy Preton,
Peaches & Herb,
Ray Stevens.
Additional guests:
Lou Christie,
The Four Freshmen,
Sources:
29Aug1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
06Sep1969 NY Metro TV Guide (song titles)
Notes:
06Sep1969 - no guests listed (NY Times)

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