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Season 6 (1969-70)
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 Upbeat Dancers.

6.01 [265] September 6, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6936
Guests:
Bobby Goldsboro (co-host, "Muddy Mississippi Line"),
Frances 'Peaches' Baker ("Traces"),
The Three Dog Night ("Easy to Be Hard"),
Freddie Scott ("Sugar on Sunday"),
The Chosen Few,
The Delphonics,
The James Gang [band from Cleveland],
The Originals,
Austin Robers,
Freddie Scott.
Sources:
05Sep1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
13Sep1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide, song titles)
Notes:
13Sep1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

6.02 [266] September 13, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6937
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Soul Deep"),
Lesley Gore ("Wedding Bell Blues"),
Sam the Sham ("We Gotta Move"),
Joe South ("Don't It Make You Want to Go Home"),
William Bell,
The Four Freshmen,
Jonathan Frid,
The Underground Sunshine.
Sources:
13Sep1969 Cleveland
20Sep1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
Note:
Jonathan Frid, the actor who played Barnabas Collins on Dark Shadows, may have performed his spoken-word single
"I'll Be With You Always" (released in 1969, Philips Records 40633)
Note:
20Sep1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

6.03 [267] September 20, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6938
Guests:
The Brooklyn Bridge ("Blessed Is the Rain"),
Jerry Butler ("Only the Strong Survive"),
Lou Christie ("I'm Gonna Make You Mine"),
Oliver ("Good Morning Starshine"),
Band X,
Patti La Bell & the Bluebells,
The Illusions.
Sources:
20Sep1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
27Sep1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times, WPIX-11)
Note:
27Sep1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

[---] 26Sep1969 excerpt from Jane Scott’s “The Happening” column:
“Another dance chance. The WEWS-TV Upbeat Show is auditioning dancers Monday (Sept. 29) at 6 pm.
You must be 14 to 19 years old. No previous professional experience or special costuming is required.
This show is beamed to more than 60 cities.”

6.04 [268] September 27, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6939
Guests:
Boyce and Hart ("I'll Blow You A Kiss in the Wind"),
The Four Lads ("Free Again"),
Three Dog Night ("Easy to be Hard"),
B.J. Thomas ("Hooked on a Feeling"),
The Baskerville Hounds,
Tiffany Bolling,
Neon Philharmonic.
Quick,
Gloria Taylor,
Jerry Tuttle.
Sources:
26Sep1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
04Oct1969 Chicago Tribune
04Oct1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide and NY Times)

[---] In Los Angeles, the above episode was shown as a special:
07Nov1969 Long Beach (CA) Independent Press-Telegram:
The former Don Webster series returns for a special hour-long salute to the singing-writing-producing team of
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, now celebrating their fifth year of collaboration. Joining in the tribute are the
Three Dog Night, Baskerville Hounds, the Four Lads, Tiffany Bolling, Jerry Tuttle, Quick, Gloria Taylor and B.J. Thomas.
(Friday 8pm KTLA-5)

6.05 [269] October 4, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6940
Guests:
Michael Allen (co-host, "Early in the Morning"),
The Hardy Boys ("Love and Let Love"),
Little Anthony and The Imperials ("Out of Sight, Out of Mind"),
The Robbs ("Movin'),
Jimmy Angel,
The John Bartel Thing,
The Chosen Few,
Dave Baby Cortex,
Coven,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Tommy James & The Shondells,
The Motherlode.
Sources:
03Oct1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
04Oct1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
11Oct1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide) and NY Times

6.06 [270] October 11, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6941
Guests:
Lou Christie ("I'm Gonna Make You Mine"),
The Flaming Embers ("Mind, Body and Soul"),
Kool and the Gang (“Kool and the Gang”),
Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions ("Choice of Colors"),
The Rugbys (“You, I”).
Mitch Ryder ("Liberty"),
Lesley Gore,
Patti LaBell.
Sources:
10Oct1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
18Oct1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)

6.07 [271] October 18, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6942
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Turn On a Dream"),
Jerry Butler ("What's the Use of Breaking Up"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("Muddy Mississippi Line"),
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company ("Train").
The People Tree,
Joe South
Mauroks.
Sources:
17Oct1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
25Oct1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
Note:
25Oct1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

[---] Same episode as above? (3 guests match up):
28Nov1969 (LA, shown as a special) - Jerry Butler, The Classics IV, Bobby Goldsboro, 1910 Fruit Gum Co.,
The People Tree, The People's Choice, The Rhondells, The Smoke Ring. (Friday 8pm KTLA-5, Long Beach Independent)

6.08 [272] October 25, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6943
Guests:
Johnny Tillotson (co-host),
Jimmy Castor,
Steve Duboff,
Phil Flowers,
Joe Harnell,
The Moments,
Motherlode,
Steam,
Beau Sybin,
Three Dog Night.
Source:
24Oct1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer “…More Happening” column
01Nov1969 NY Times
Notes:
01Nov1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
01Nov1969 - no guests listed NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.09 [273] November 1, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6944
Guests:
Boyce and Hart ("I'll Blow You A Kiss in the Wind"),
The Clique ("Sugar on Sunday"),
Lloyd Price ("Bad Conditions"),
Bob Seger System ("Innervenus Eyes"),
The Detroit Emeralds,
The Fragile Rock Valley,
Garland Green,
Lesley Gore,
The Rugbys,
Garry Sherman.
Sources:
01Nov1969 Elyria Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5)
08Nov1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
Note:
08Nov1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.10 [274] November 8, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6945
Guests:
Kathy Garver (co-host, sings "Lem, the Orphan Reindeer"),
The Flaming Embers ("Mind, Body and Soul"),
The Four Freshmen ("Misty Roses"),
Bobbi Martin ("For Love of Him"),
Oliver (“Jean”),
Thomas & Richard Frost,
Wilbert Harrison,
The Robbs,
Sunny Monday.
Sources:
08Nov1969 Elyrie, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram
15Nov1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
20Nov1969 Roanoke VA (TV Guide)
Note:
15Nov1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

[---] The Bridgeport (Connecticut) Post (Wednesday, November 12, 1969) article:
Rudolph Challenged
Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, who has musically reigned supreme at Christmastime these many years, is being
challenged this year by a new tune, "Lem, the Orphan Reindeer," which makes its debut on Channel 11's "Upbeat,"
contemporary variety colorcast Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Kathy Garver, the television actress from "The Family Affair" series, will have a group of youngsters with her when
she presents this new melody on the variety show. She will also serve as co-host for the program, along with regular
host Don Webster.

6.11 [275] November 15, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6946
Guests:
The Box Tops ("Cry Like a Baby"),
Johnny Mathis ("Chances Are"),
Tommy Roe ("Heather Honey"),
Evie Sands ("Anyway That You Want Me"),
Big Foot,
Patti La Bell and The Bluebells,
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company,
Sam the Sham,
Wind.
Sources:
15Nov1969 Elyrie, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-6)
22Nov1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
03Jan1970 Levittown (PA) Bucks County Courier Times, channel 29 Sat 11am (also lists Vivian Lopez(??),
Susie Cadaway(??) difficult to read w/light printing in places)
Note:
22Nov1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.12 [276] November 22, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6947
Guests:
The Classics IV ("Nobody Loves You"),
Lesley Gore ("Wedding Bell Blues"),
Gene Pitney ("She Lets Her Hair Down"),
Billy Joe Royal ("Cherry Hill Park"),
Fat Water,
The Guess Who,
The Rugbys.
Sources:
22Nov1969 Elyria, Ohio newspaper (WEWS-5 Cleveland)
29Nov1969 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
Note:
29Nov1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.13 [277] November 29, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6948 (taped November 22, 1969)
Guests:
Cashman, Pistilli & West ("Searchin' For The Dolphin"),
Fat Water ("Speed Queen"),
Thomas & Richard Frost ("She's Got Love"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("In The Morning Morning" & "Till That Day"),
Larry Henley ("My God & I"),
The Originals ("Baby I'm For Real"),
The Student Body ("When A Woman Has A Baby"),
The Tokens ("Lion Sleeps Tonight" and "She Lets Her Hair Down"),
Freida Wallace ("Let Me Be Your Baby").
Sources:
28Nov1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
06Dec1969 NY Times
Note:
A copy of this episode survives.

6.14 [278] December 6, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6949
Guests:
Jerry Butler,
Clique,
Three Dog Night,
Steam.
Sources:
12Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
13Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
06Dec1969 Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
Notes:
couldn't find Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Happening" column.
13Dec1969 (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide) - no guests listed

6.15 [279] December 13, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6950
Guests (“The Happening” Column):
The Bar Kays,
The Classics IV,
The Damnation of Adam Blessing,
The Incredible Fog,
The Lettermen (co-hosts),
The Moments,
The Newcomers,
Gene Pitney,
Plum Run,
Sampson and Deliah,
Steppenwolf,
Willie and the Mighty Magnificents.
Additional guests:
Family
Lloyd Price,
The Wind.
Sources:
12Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
13Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
12Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
13Dec1969 Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
28Dec1969 LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper, return of series to LA, now on channel 11.
Notes:
20Dec1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.16 [280] December 20, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6951
Guests:
Mel and Tim,
Oliver,
Billy Joe Royal,
Additional guests:
Classics IV,
Lloyd Price,
Mary Wells.
Sources:
19Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
20Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
20Dec1969 Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
11Jan1970 LA edition TV Guide
Notes:
27Dec1969 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
27Dec1969 - no guests listed (NY Times or NY Metro TV Guide)
11Jan1970 - no guests listed (Long Beach newspaper)

6.17 [281] December 27, 1969 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 6952
Guests:
The Brooklyn Bridge ("It's the Worst That Could Happen"),
The Cuff Links ("Tracy"),
Harlow Wilcox ("Groovy Grubworm"),
The Enchanted Five,
The Exiles,
The New Colony Six,
Joe South,
Edwin Starr,
David Ruffin.
Sources:
26Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
26Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
27Dec1969 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
03Jan1970 NY Times (WPIX-11 1pm)
18Jan1970 Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram
18Jan1970 Redlands (CA) Daily Facts
18Jan1970 Van Nuys (CA) Valley News
Notes:
03Jan1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
03Jan1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)
18Jan1970 - no guests listed (LA edition TV Guide)

6.18 [282] January 3, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7001
Guests:
Doug Bonin (“I’ve Found A Girl”),
Bubble Puppy,
Thelma Camacho,
Hobson's Choice,
The Lettermen,
Larry Santos,
3 Dog Night,
Johnny K. Wiley
Don Young.
Sources:
02Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
02Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
03Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
25Jan1970 LA edition TV Guide
25Jan1970 Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram (Sun 4pm, KTTV-11 LA)
25Jan1970 Redlands (CA) Redlands Daily Facts
Notes:
10Jan1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
10Jan1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide or NY Times)

6.19 [283] January 10, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7002
Guests:
Classics IV,
The First Edition,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Luconto Boys,
Magid Triplets,
Tommy Roe,
Sly & the Family Stone,
Ray Stevens,
Bobby Wade,
Stevie Wonder,
Zephyr.
Sources:
09Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
09Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
31Jan1970 LA edition TV Guide
31Jan1970 Long Beach newspaper (Saturday 3pm KTTV-11 LA)
Notes:
17Jan1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
17Jan1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide or NY Times)

6.20 [284] January 17, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7003
Guests:
Christopher ("Spring"),
The Gentrys ("Why Should I Care?"),
R.B. Greaves ("Take A Letter, Maria"),
The New Colony Six ("Barbara I Love You"),
Freddy Cannon,
The Cuff Links,
Bobby Hutton,
The Lovelites,
The Tokens,
Jimmy [Johnny?] Velvet,
Lenny Welch.
Sources:
16Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
17Jan1970 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5, Sat. 5pm)
24Jan1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)
07Feb1970 Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11 LA, Sat. 3pm)
Additional guest also listed: "P.C. Limited" light printing
Note:
24Jan1970 - no guests listed (NY Times or Chicago Tribune)

6.21 [285] January 24, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7004
Guests:
The Box Tops,
The Buchanan Brothers,
Jerry Butler,
The Frunnox,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Luther Ingram,
The Lettermen,
The Out-of-Sights,
The Seven,
Billy Sharae,
Johnny Velvet.
Sources:
23Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
31Jan1970 NY Times
07Feb1970 LA edition TV Guide
21Feb1970 Levittown (PA) Bucks County Courier Times (also lists guests "The Seven")
Notes:
24Jan1970 - no details (Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram WEWS-5)
31Jan1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
31Jan1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.22 [286] circa January 31, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7005
Guests:
R.B. Greaves,
Jaggerz,
Billy Joe Royal,
Josh White Jr.,
Earl Wilson Jr.,
Zephyr.
Sources:
07Feb1970 Chicago metro TV Guide
14Feb1970 LA edition TV Guide
14Feb1970 Long Beach (CA) Independent Press-Telegram
Note:
07Feb1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
07Feb1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide or NY Times)

6.xx [---] January 31, 1970 or February 7, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Joe Simon (co-host, performs “Moon Walk”),
Wilbert Harrison (“Let’s Work Together”),
Jaggerz (“The Rapper”),
Steam (“I’ve Gotta Make You Love Me”),
The People’s Choice,
Gene Pitney,
Billy Joe Royal,
The Smubbs,
Bobby Womack.
Sources:
30Jan1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
06Feb1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Note:
The same guests were listed 30Jan1970 and 06Feb1970 in Jane Scott’s “The Happening” column.

6.23 [287] circa February 7, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7006
Guests:
The Buckinghams,
Catfish,
Charles Davenport,
The Flaming Ember,
Eddie Floyd,
R.B. Greaves,
The New Colony 6,
Three Dog Night.
Sources:
07Feb1970 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
14Feb1970 NY Times
21Feb1970 LA edition TV Guide & LA TV Guide
21Feb1970 Long Beach newspaper (lists Eddie Floyd)
Note:
14Feb1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
14Feb1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.24 [288] February 14, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7007
Guests:
Evie Sands (co-host, sings "Crazy Annie"),
The Buchanan Brothers ("The Feeling That I Get"),
Eddie Holman ("Hey There Lonely Girl"),
Tommy James and the Shondells ("Crystal Blue Persuasion"),
The Love Lites/Lovelites,
Gene Pitney.
Sources:
14Feb1970 Elyria, Ohio, Chronicle-Telegram (WEWS-5)
21Feb1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
28Feb1970 LA TV Guide & LA edition TV Guide
28Feb1970 Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11, LA)
28Feb1970 Redlands (CA) Daily Facts

6.25 [289] circa February 21, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7008
Guests:
Freddy Cannon ("Charged Up, Turned On Rock-n-Roll Singer"),
The First Edition ("Just Dropped In"),
Lord Sutch ("'Cause I Love You"),
Steam ("I've Gotta Make You Love Me"),
Owen B.,
The Gentrys,
Luther Ingram,
Betty Lavette,
Lenny Welch,
Zephyr.
Sources:
20Feb1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
28Feb1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
07Mar1970 LA edition TV Guide
07Mar1970 Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11, LA)
Note:
28Feb1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.26 [290] February 28, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7009
Guests:
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
Brownsville Station,
Cashman, Pistilli and West,
The Classics IV,
The Damnation of Adam Blessing,
Everyday Hudson,
Frijid Pink,
The Iron Butterfly,
Johnny Nash
Van Trevor,
Sources:
27Feb1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
07Mar1970 NY Times
14Mar1970 LA edition TV Guide
14Mar1970 Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11)
Notes:
07Mar1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
07Mar1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.27 [291] March 7, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7010
Guests:
The Bluejays ("Hard Thing To Accept"),
The Buckinghams ("I've Got A Feeling"),
The Clique ("Sugar On Sunday"),
Betty Lavette (interview, "Do Your Duty"),
Little Anthony & The Imperials ("Don't Get Close"),
Robin McNamara ("Lay A Little Lovin' On Me"),
Bob Seeger System ("Lucifer" and "Big River"),
Bobby Sherman ("Easy Come, Easy Go"),
Sly & The Family Stone ("Sing A Simple Song" and "Everyday People"),
Rufus Thomas ("Funky Chicken").
Sources:
Original episode, labeled as "Show 7010"
14Mar1970 Chicago Tribune
21Mar1970 LA edition TV Guide
21Mar1970 Long Beach newspaper (Sat 3pm, KTTV-11)
Note:
14Mar1970 (NY Times) - no guests listed
14Mar1970 (NYC (NY Metro TV Guide)) - no guests listed

6.28 [292] March 14, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7011
Guests:
Eddie Holman ("Hey There Lonely Girl"),
Oliver ("Jean" & “Angelica.”),
Doc Severinsen ("Come Together"),
The Tokens ("Don't Worry Baby"),
The Flaming Ember,
Evie Sands,
We the People.
Sources:
21Mar1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
28Mar1970 Long Beach newspaper (Sat 3pm, KTTV-11)
[---] 14Mar1970 Billboard Magazine article on Oliver promoting his new single "Angelica."
On March 7 (Oliver) taped the "Upbeat Show" in Cleveland.
Notes:
21Mar1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.29 [293] March 21, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7012
Guests:
The Blues Busters,
The Guess Who,
Johnny Mathis,
Howard Tate,
Van Trevor,
Jay & the Americans.
Source:
20Mar1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
28Mar1970 (Chicago Tribune)
Notes:
28Mar1970 (NY Times) - no guests listed
28Mar1970 (NY Metro TV Guide) - listed previous week's guests

6.30 [294] March 28, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7013
Guests:
Bobby Goldsboro (co-host),
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
Jerry Butler,
Tony Clarke,
John Denver,
Hart and Shorter,
Jimmy Huff,
The Puzzle People,
The Second Coming.
Source:
27Mar1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
04Apr1970 NY Times
Notes:
04Apr1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
04Apr1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.31 [295] April 4, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7014
Guests:
The Bucks,
Cashman, Pistilli & West,
Jimmy Holiday,
Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions,
The Moments,
Azie Mortimer,
The P.J.’s,
Bob Seger System,
Bobby Sherman (“Easy Come, Easy Go”),
Donna Theodore,
The Vogues,
Dennis Yost, of Classics IV.
Sources:
03Apr1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
03Apr1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
04Apr1970 Cleveland edition TV Guide
11Apr1970 NY Times
18Apr1970 LA KTTV-11 Sat 3pm (LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper)
Notes:
11Apr1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)
11Apr1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.32 [296] April 11, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7015
Guests:
Freddy Cannon,
Danny Cox,
Frijid Pink,
The Jaggerz,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Eddie Holman,
Doc Severinson,
The Second Coming.
Sources:
10Apr1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
18Apr1970 NY Times
25Apr1970 LA edition TV Guide
25Apr1970 Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11)
Note:
18Apr1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
18Apr1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.33 [297] April 18, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7016
Guests:
The Funkadelic ("I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody's Got A Thing")
Book of Matches,
Ronnie Dyson,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Jay and the Americans,
Little Anthony and the Imperials,
Oliver,
The Parliaments,
Rare Earth,
Lea Roberts,
The Teardrops.
Sources:
17Apr1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
25Apr1970 NY Times
Notes:
25Apr1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
25Apr1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.34 [298] April 25, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7017
Guests:
Owen B.,
The Box Tops,
The Cuff Links,
Tyrone Davis (“Turn Back the Hands of Time”),
The Glass House,
The Impressions,
Bobbi Martin,
Evie Sands,
Garrett Scott.
Source:
24Apr1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
02May1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
Notes:
02May1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.35 [299] May 2, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7018
Guests:
Freddy Cannon,
Eddie Floyd,
Eddie Holman,
Steppenwolf,
The Vogues.
Source:
01May1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
02May1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

6.36 [300] May 9, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7019
Guests:
The Chairmen of the Board,
The Ides of March,
Tommy James and the Shondells.
The Jaggerz,
The Bob Segar System.
Sources:
08May1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
16May1970 NY Times
Notes:
16May1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
16May1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide)

6.37 [301] May 16, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7020
Guests:
Frankie Avalon (co-host, "Come On Back to Me"),
Bobby Goldsboro ("Proud Mary"),
Ferguson, Davis and Jones ("I Think I'm Gonna Cry"),
Frieda Payne ("Band of Gold"),
Damnation of Adam Blessing.
Jay & the Americans,
Bobbi Martin,
Mecki Mark Men.
Sources:
15May1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
23May1970 NYC (NY Metro TV Guide & NY Times)
30May1970 LA edition TV Guide
Note:
23May1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.38 [302] May 23, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7021
23May1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 4:00pm)
Guests:
Tyrone Davis,
Little Anthony and the Imperials,
Liquid Smoke,
Barbara Mason,
Freddy North,
Evie Sands,
Bob Seeger System,
Denny Yost & the Classics IV.
Sources:
30May1970 NY Times
30May1970 Levittown, PA newspaper (Bucks County Courier Times, Ch. 29)
06June1970 LA edition TV Guide
Notes:
22May1970 no guests listed - Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
23May1970 no guests listed - Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
30May1970 no guests listed - Chicago Tribune
30May1970 no guests listed - NY Metro TV Guide

6.39 [303] May 30, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7022 (taped May 23, 1970)
Guests:
Jerry Butler ("Moody Woman"),
John Denver ("Follow Me"),
Funkadelics ("I Got A Thing"),
The Glass House ("I Can't Be With You"),
Anthony Green & Barry Stagg ("We Must Learn To Love"),
The Ides Of March ("Vehicle"),
The Impressions ("Check Out Your Mind"),
Robin MacNamara ("Lay A Little Lovin' On Me"),
The O'Kaysions ("I'm A Girl Watcher"),
Bobby Sherman ("Hey Mr. Sun"),
Bobby Wright ("Take Me Back To The Good Times Sally").
Additional song? Bobby Sherman ("Easy Come Easy Go")
Sources:
Copy of episode listed as 23May1970 (taping date?), Show 7022
13June1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Notes:
06June1970 - no guests listed (NY Metro TV Guide or NY Times) - Final NYC broadcast
06June1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.40 [304] June 6, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7023
Guests:
Canned Heat,
Chairmen of the Board,
James Darren (co-host)
Jackie DeShannon,
Eddie Holman,
The Jaggerz/Jaggers,
Oliver,
Freddy Scott.
On film: The Who - "The Seeker."
Additional guests (LA TV Guide):
The Monkees,
Bobby Wright.
Sources:
05Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
05Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
06Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
20June1970 Los Angeles (LA edition TV Guide)
Notes:
13June1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
13June1970 (NY Times) - Upbeat not in Saturday listings.

6.41 [305] June 13, 1970 (Cleveland)
Prod. no. 7024
Scheduled guests:
Frankie Avalon,
Classics IV,
Tyrone Davis,
Flaming Ember,
Frijid [Frigid] Pink,
Iron Butterfly.
Sources:
12June1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer
27June1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Note:
20June1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.42 [306] June 20, 1970 (Cleveland)
20Jun1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 4:00pm)
Guests unknown.
Notes:
No details - 19Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
No details - 20Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
No details - 27Jun1970 Chicago Tribune
04Jul1970 (LA edition TV Guide) - pre-empted for baseball

6.43 [307] June 27, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests unknown.
Notes:
No details - 26Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
No details - 27Jun1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
No details - 04Jul1970 (Chicago Tribune)

[---] Possibly the 27June1970 Cleveland episode:
11July1970 (LA edition TV Guide) - Bobby Sherman, Little Anthony & the Imperials, 1910 Fruitgum Co, Jaggerz.

6.44 [308] July 4, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan,
Gene Chandler,
John Denver,
The Liquid Smoke,
Joe South,
B.J. Thomas (singing "Hooked on a Feeling").
The Tokens.
Additional guest (LA edition TV Guide):
The Impressions
Sources:
03July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
18Jul1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Notes:
no guests listed - 03Jul1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week.”
no guests listed - 04Jul1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
no guests listed - 11Jul1970 Chicago Tribune

6.45 [309] July 11, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Edward Baer,
The Bar-Kays,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Tom T. Hall (co-host),
The Illusion,
The Jaggerz,
Rare Earth,
The Rock Garden,
Stevie Wonder,
Dennis Yost and the Classics IV.
Sources:
10July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
10July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
10July1970 Cleveland edition TV Guide, WEWS-5, Saturday 4pm
11July1970 TV listings, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Note:
18Jul1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.46 [310] July 18, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Flaming Ember,
Barbara Mason,
Robin McNamara,
John Phillips (formerly of the Mamas and Papas),
The Posse,
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition,
Evie Sands,
Uno Dos Tres,
The Vogues.
Sources:
17July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Notes:
25Jul1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
17July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” listed the next week’s guests.

6.47 [311] July 25, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Alive and Kicking,
Ambergris,
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
Eddie Holman,
Andy Kim (co-host),
The Grassroots,
O.C. Smith.
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
Harry Deal and the Galaxies.
Sources:
24July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
24July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
25July1970 TV listings, Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
25Jul1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Notes:
01Aug1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
01Aug1970 (LA edition TV Guide & Long Beach newspaper) - pre-empted (swimming)

6.48 [312] August 1, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
Alive and Kicking (performing "Tighter, Tighter"),
Larry Buffa,
Merry Clayton,
James Darren,
Eddie Floyd,
The Gentrys,
The Glass Bottle,
The Guess Who,
Anne Murray.
Sources:
31July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
31July1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
01Aug1970 TV listings, Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
08Aug1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Notes:
08Aug1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
08Aug1970 - Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11) only mentions host Don Webster.

6.49 [313] August 8, 1970 (Cleveland)
Scheduled guests:
Gene Chadler,
Eddie Floyd,
The Presidents,
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition,
Evie Sands.
Sources:
07Aug1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine
08Aug1970 TV listings, Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
Notes:
15Aug1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.50 [314] August 15, 1970 (Cleveland)
15Aug1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 4:00pm)
Guests:
The Charade,
Mike Clifford,
Frijid Pink,
Dave McCoy,
Brenda Starr,
Edwin Starr,
The Street People.
Additional guests (scheduled):
Five Stairsteps,
Andy Kim,
Tommy James,
John Phillips,
Rod Stewart.
Notes:
22Aug1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)

6.51 [315] August 22, 1970 (Cleveland)
Scheduled guests:
Alive and Kicking,
Blues Image,
David Bushkin,
Jerry Butler,
Chairmen of the Board,
The Jaggerz,
Oliver.
Sources:
22Aug1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings
21Aug1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
Notes:
29Aug1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune)
29Aug1970 - Long Beach newspaper (KTTV-11) only mentions host Don Webster.

6.52 [316] August 29, 1970 (Cleveland)
Guests:
David Cassidy (co-host, singing "I Think I Love You"),
Ron Dante (co-host),
Gene Chandler,
The Cowsills,
Ides of March,
Jay and the Americans,
Evie Sands,
Sonny Turner,
Chuck Wollery.
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
Ronnie Dyson,
Ed Evanko,
The Frijid Pink.
Sources:
28Aug1970 'The Happening' Cleveland Plain Dealer column.
29Aug1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings (same as TV Week).
29Aug1970 (LA edition TV Guide)
Note:
05Sep1970 - no guests listed (Chicago Tribune) Final Chicago broadcast?

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