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Syndicated Pop & Rock Music Series
Season 7 (1970-71)
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

#################### Upbeat ##################
############## season 7 1970-71 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
Host: Don Webster
Series regulars:
The Upbeat Dancers.

7.01 [317] September 5, 1970 (Cleveland)
05Sep1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 4:30pm)
Guests (from "The Happening” column):
Edwin Starr (“War”),
Ambergris,
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
Cool Heat,
Eddie Holman,
Bobbi Martin,
The Popular 5,
Tommy Roe,
The Vogues.
Additional guests (TV listings):
Al Green,
Tom T. Hall,
The Symphonic Metamorphosis.
Sources:
04Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
04Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
05Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
12Sep1970 Hamilton Ohio Journal (WCPO-9 Cincinnati, Ohio Sat 2pm)

7.02 [318] September 12, 1970 (Cleveland)
12Sep1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests include:
Anne Murray (“Snowbird”)
Other guests unknown.
Source:
11Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Note:
No guest info - 11Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
No guest info - 12Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

[---] 19Sep1970 (LA edition TV Guide) - Cowsills, Frijid Pink. (repeat of 29Aug1970?)

7.03 [319] September 19, 1970 (Cleveland)
19Sep1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 2:30pm)
Guests:
Dewey Martin (formerly of the Buffalo Springfield, co-host),
Alive and Kicking,
Frijid Pink,
The Impressions,
Jay and the Americans,
Out of Sights,
The Robbs,
R. Dean Taylor,
Bobby Wade.
Source:
18Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Note:
No guest info - 18Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
No guest info - 19Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

[---] 26Sep1970 (LA edition TV Guide) - Bobby Goldsboro, Bobbi Martin, Cowsills, David Cassidy. Note: Final LA broadcast.

7.04 [320] September 26, 1970 (Cleveland)
26Sep1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 3:00pm)
Guests include:
The Moments
Other guests unknown.
Source:
25Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Notes:
No guest info - 25Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
No guest info - 26Sep1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
[---] 25Sep1970 “The Happening” excerpt:
“Upbeat Show host Don Webster gives the Moments a gold record for their “Love on a Two-Way Street” tomorrow at 5 p.m., WEWS-TV.”
Note: According to the TV listings, Upbeat aired at 2:30pm.

7.05 [321] October 3, 1970 (Cleveland)
03Oct1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests:
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
The Blues Image,
Jimmy Buffett,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Azie Mortimer,
Redbone,
The Symphonic Metamorphosis
Up with People.
Source:
02Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Note:
No guest info - 02Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
No guest info - 03Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

7.06 [322] October 10, 1970 (Cleveland)
10Oct1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 3:00pm)
guests unknown
Notes:
No guest info - 09Oct1970 "Happening" column, Cleveland Plain Dealer
No guest info - Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings or TV Week.

7.07 [323] October 18, 1970 (Cleveland)
18Oct1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Sunday 2:00pm)
Guests:
Michael Allen ("I Was a Boy When You Needed a Man")
The Damnation of Adam Blessing.
Sources:
16Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Note:
no guest details - 18Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.08 [324] October 24, 1970 (Cleveland)
24Oct1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 1:00pm)
Guests:
Miss Donna Adler,
Brownsville Station,
Ed Evenko,
The Impressions,
Eddie Ray,
Clyde McPhatter,
Gloria Taylor.
Sources:
23Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Notes:
no guest info - Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings or TV Week.

7.09 [325] October 31, 1970 (Cleveland)
31Oct1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 1:00pm)
Guests include:
The Four Seasons,
The Impressions,
Curtis Mayfield,
Mungo Jerry.
Sources:
30Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer "TV Week" magazine.
30Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
31Oct1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

7.10 [326] November 7, 1970 (Cleveland)
07Nov1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guest (“Happening” column):
David Cassidy (“I Think I Love You”).
Guests (TV listings):
Andy Kim,
The Moments,
Bobby Rydell,
Up with People.
Sources:
06Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
06Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.

7.11 [327] November 14, 1970 (Cleveland)
14Nov1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests unknown
no guest info: 13Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”.
no guest info: 14Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

7.12 [328] November 21, 1970 (Cleveland)
21Nov1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests:
The Funkadelics,
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition,
Leland Scott.
Sources:
20Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
21Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.13 [329] November 28, 1970 (Cleveland)
28Nov1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 12:00pm)
Guests:
Guess Who,
Andy Kim,
Anne Murray,
The Utopia Parkway.
Sources:
27Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week”
28Nov1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.14 [330] December 5, 1970 (Cleveland)
05Dec1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 1:30pm)
Guests:
Frankie Avalon (co-host),
The Damnation of Adam Blessing,
Bobby Goldsboro,
Jay and the Americans,
Bobbi Martin,
Mecki Mark Men,
Freda Payne.
Sources:
04Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
04Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.

7.15 [331] December 12, 1970
12Dec1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests:
Flaming Ember,
Eddie Holman,
Oliver,
Evie Sands,
Doc Severinsen,
The Tokens,
We the People.
Sources:
11Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine
12Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.16 [332] circa December 19, 1970 (Cleveland)
19Dec1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests:
The Charmen of the Board,
The Ides of March,
The Jaggerz,
Tommy James and the Shondells,
Rare Earth,
The Bob Seeger System.
Sources:
11Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
19Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.17 [333] circa December 26, 1970 (Cleveland)
26Dec1970 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 5:00pm)
Guests:
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (co-hosts),
Frankie Avalon,
Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan,
Classics IV,
Tyrone Davis,
Frijid Pink,
The Flaming Ember,
Freda Payne,
Dennis Yost & the Classics IV,
Source:
18Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
25Dec1970 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week.”

[---] Jan 2, 1971 Billboard magazine excerpt:
King Biscuit Boy recently performed "Corinna Corinna" on the syndicated US TV Show "Upbeat."

7.18 [334] January 2, 1971 (Cleveland)
02Jan1971 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 3:30pm)
Guests:
Alive and Kicking,
Inex Foxx,
The Guess Who,
Barbara Howard,
Anne Murray,
Rare Earth.
Source:
01Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
02Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings

7.19 [335] January 9, 1971 (Cleveland)
09Jan1971 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 2:00pm)
Guests:
Blues Image,
Tyrone Davis,
Frijid Pink,
The Flaming Ember,
R.B. Greaves,
Ides of March,
The Impressions,
Jaggerz (Jaggers),
The Moments,
Billy Joe Royal,
Bobby Sherman,
Edwin Starr,
Steam.
Sources:
08Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
08Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
09Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
Notes:
Elyria, Ohio Chronicle Telegram: Upbeat listed Sat 12:30-1:30pm WEWS-5

[---] 08Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer, 'The Happening' column, by Jane Scott, page 90 excerpt:
"Take just a moment to remember a lovely, effervescent girl who had so much to live for. She was former Upbeat
dancer Beverly Jones, killed Christmas Day in a car crash."

[---] According to the book 'Rock 'n' Roll and the Cleveland Connection'
"Upbeat breathed its last breath on January 9, 1971."
Correction: According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper, WEWS-TV aired the final episode on January 30, 1971.

7.20 [336] January 16, 1971 (Cleveland)
16Jan1971 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 12:00 noon)
Guests:
Michael Allen,
The Damnation of Adam Blessing,
The Enchanted 5,
Eddie Floyd,
The New York Rock & Roll Ensemble.
Source:
15Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Notes:
No guest info - 16Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.
No guest info - Elyria, Ohio Chronicle Telegram: Upbeat listed 5-6pm WEWS-5
No guest info - Mansfield, Ohio News Journal: Upbeat listed 5-6pm WEWS-5

[---] 23Jan1971 (channel 9, city?) Don Webster hosts the New York Rock and Roll Ensemble.
(North Hills News Record, Warrendale, PA)

7.21 [337] January 23, 1971 (Cleveland)
23Jan1971 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 12:00 noon)
Guests:
Donna Adler,
Brownsville Station,
Ed Evanko,
The Impressions,
Clyde McPhatter,
Eddie Ray,
Gloria Taylor.
Source:
22Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
Notes:
No guest info - 23Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

7.22 [338] January 30, 1971 (Cleveland) [Final Episode]
30Jan1971 WEWS-5 Cleveland (Saturday 12:00 noon)
Guests:
Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan,
Don McLean,
Elephant's Memory,
Bobbi Martin,
Curtis Mayfield,
Mungo Jerry.
Source:
29Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jane Scott/‘Happening’ column.
29Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer “TV Week” magazine.
30Jan1971 Cleveland Plain Dealer TV listings.

[---] 29Jan1971 'The Happening' column:
"Last beat - Tomorrow at 5 you can see the last Upbeat Show, WEWS-TV.
Featured will be Mungo Jerry, Curtis Mayfield, Bobbi Martin, Elephant's Memory, Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan,
and Don McLean.

#################### Upbeat ##################
################### the end ##################
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