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Syndicated Country & Western Music Series
Season 4 (1977-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger
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 Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel newspapers

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4.01 [079] Prod. no. 401 (unknown)

4.xx [---] George Jones / Dottie West / Jacky Ward
Music includes:
George Jones - "White Lightning."
George Jones - "Her Name Is."
George Jones - "You Always Look Your Best (Here in My Arms)."
Dottie West - "Every Word I Write."
Jacky Ward - "Texas Angel."
Local airdates:
03Sep1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
10Sep1977 WAAY-31 Huntsville, AL (Saturday 5:00pm)
15Oct1977 WSM-4 Nashville, TN (Saturday 4:30pm)
15Oct1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7:00pm)

4.02 [080] Willie Nelson & Tracy Nelson (taped January 10, 1977)
Prod. no. 402
Synopsis:
Willie Nelson - "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time.”
Willie Nelson & Tracey Nelson - "After The Fire Is Gone” duet.
Willie Nelson - "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain."
Willie Nelson & Tracey Nelson - "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" duet
Willie Nelson - medley: "Ain’t It Funny How Time Slips Away," "Crazy" and "Night Life."
Willie Nelson & Tracey Nelson - "Whiskey River” duet.
Local airdates:
10Sep1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
10Sep1977 WTCG-17 Atlanta, Georgia (Sat. 10:00pm)
22Oct1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7pm)

4.03 [081] Prod. no. 403 (unknown)
4.04 [082] Prod. no. 404 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Ray Stevens / Donna Fargo / Randy Barlow
Music includes:
Ray Stevens -"Honky Tonk Waltz."
Donna Fargo - "Mockingbird Hill."
Randy Barlow - "Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa."
Ray Stevens - "Get Crazy With Me."
Donna Fargo - "Don't Be Angry."
Ray Stevens - "Feel the Music."
Local airdates:
10Sep1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7pm)
24Sep1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
15Oct1977 KPTV-12 Portland, Oregon (Saturday 11:00pm)

4.xx [---] Ronnie Milsap / The Murphys
Music includes:
Ronnie Milsap - "Country Cookin'."
Ronnie Milsap - "Let My Love Be Your Pillow."
Ronnie Milsap - "Daydreams About Night Things."
The Murphys - "I've Got the Music in Me."
The Murphys - "Jesus Is Just Alright."
Local airdates:
17Sep1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
11Mar1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.05 [083] Mel Tillis / Pam Tillis / Johnny Duncan and Janie Fricke
Prod. no. 405
Synopsis:
Mel Tillis - "Heart Healer" (with backup vocals by Pam Tillis).
Carrie April Tillis (playing fiddle) - "Mary Had A Little Lamb."
Johnny Duncan and Janie Fricke - "Stranger."
Mel Tillis - "Burning Memories."
Pam Tillis - "Sing The Blues, Bluebirds."
Johnny Duncan and Janie Fricke - "It Couldn't Have Been Any Better."
Mel Tillis - "Good Woman Blues" (with Pam Tillis).
The Statesiders - instrumental song.
Local airdates:
22Oct1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
18Mar1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.06 [084] Prod. no. 406 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Billy "Crash" Craddock / Gene Watson / Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Just A Little Thing.”
Gene Watson - "Paper Rosie”
Wendy Holcombe - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown”
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Say You’ll Stay Until Tomorrow."
Gene Watson - "Where Love Begins”
Billy "Crash" Craddock - medley: "Just Play Me Some Rock And Roll Music," "Blueberry Hill," "Your Daddy Don’t Dance"
and "Dream."
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Jail House Rock."
Local airdates:
01Oct1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
22Oct1977 KPTV-12 Portland, Oregon (Saturday 11:00pm)
06May1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.07 [085] Hank Williams Jr. / Sammi Smith / Eddie Rabbitt (taped March 21, 1977)
Prod. no. 407
Synopsis:
Hank Williams Jr. - "Mobile Boogie."
Sammi Smith - "Loving Arms”
Eddie Rabbitt - "Drinkin' My Baby (Off My Mind)."
Hank Williams Jr. - "Call Me”
Eddie Rabbitt - "I Can’t Help Myself”
Sammi Smith - "All I Ever Need Is You”
Band (including Hank Williams Jr.?) - "White Lightning” (instrumental)
Additional song?
Eddie Rabbitt - "Do You Right Tonight."
Local airdate:
08Oct1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
15Oct1977 WAAY-31 Huntsville, AL (Saturday 4:30pm)
15Apr1978 WCBI-4 Columbus, Miss. (Saturday 12:30pm)

4.08 [086] Prod. no. 408 (unknown)
4.09 [087] Prod. no. 409 (unknown)
4.10 [088] Prod. no. 410 (unknown)
4.11 [089] Prod. no. 411 (unknown)
4.12 [090] Prod. no. 412 (unknown)
4.13 [091] Prod. no. 413 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Barbara Mandrell / Terry Bradshaw / Don Williams
Synopsis:
Barbara Mandrell - "Let Your Love Flow."
Don Williams - "She Never Knew Me."
Terry Bradshaw (Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback) - "Jambalaya."
Barbara Mandrell - "My Lord Will Lead Me Home” (gospel)
Don Williams - "Say It Again."
Terry Bradshaw - "Four Walls."
Barbara Mandrell - "Midnight Angel."
Band - "San Antonio Rose” (instrumental)
Local airdates:
01Oct1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7:00pm)
15Oct1977 WTCG-17 Atlanta, GA (Saturday 10:00pm)
08Apr1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
22Apr1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)

4.xx [---] Chet Atkins / Bobby Bare / Ruth Buzzi
Music includes:
Chet Atkins - "Hawaiian Wedding Song."
Chet Atkins - medley of Beatles' songs.
Bobby Bare - "Detroit City."
Bobby Bare - "Miller's Cave."
Ruth Buzzi is given a brief guitar lesson by Chet Atkins.
Local airdates:
13Nov1977 WAPI-13 Birmingham, AL (Sunday 10:00am)
05Nov1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
17Dec1977 KPTV-12 Portland, Oregon (Saturday 11:00pm)
07Jan1978 WTCG-17 Atlanta, GA (Saturday 10:00pm)

4.xx [---] George Jones & Tammy Wynette / Larry Gatlin
Music includes:
Tammy Wynette - "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad."
Tammy Wynette - "You and Me."
George Jones and Tammy Wynette - "Golden Ring."
George Jones and Tammy Wynette - "Near You."
Larry Gatlin - "Statues Without Hearts."
Larry Gatlin - "Broken Lady."
Local airdates:
12Nov1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
19Nov1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
16Apr1978 WAAY-31 Hutsville, AL (Sunday 1:00pm)

4.xx [---] Marty Robbins / Jody Miller / Geri Reischl
Synopsis:
Marty Robbins - "My Blue Heaven."
Jody Miller - "Reaching Out To Hold You."
Marty Robbins - "Harbor Lights."
Geri Reischl - "Please, Mister, Please."
Jody Miller - "You Still Know The Way To My Heart."
Marty Robbins - "You Can't Be True, Dear" (correct title?)
Marty Robbins, Jody Miller, and Geri Reischl - "Macon Jail."
Local airdates:
13Nov1977 WSM-4 Nashville, TN (Sunday 3:30pm)
30Jul1978 WAAY-31 Huntsville, AL (Sunday 5:00pm)

4.xx [---] Johnny Rodriguez / Little David Wilkins / LaWanda Lindsey
Music includes:
Johnny Rodriguez - "You Put a Hold on Me".
Little David Wilkins - "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show".
LaWanda Lindsey - "Gone Forever."
Local airdates:
19Nov1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7pm)
17Dec1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.xx [---] Nat Stuckey / Stella Parton / Moe Bandy
Music includes:
Nat Stuckey - "I'm Coming Home to Face the Music."
Nat Stuckey - performs a medley of hits.
Stella Parton - "Danger of a Stranger."
Stella Parton - "I Want to Hold You in My Dreams Tonight."
Stella Parton - "Standard Lie Number One."
Moe Bandy - "She Just Loved the Cheatin' Out of Me."
Local airdate:
15July1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.14 [092] Mickey Gilley / Margo Smith / Rex Allen Jr.
Prod. no. 414
Synopsis:
Mickey Gilley - "My Babe."
Margo Smith - "Tennessee Yodelers."
Mickey Gilley - "She’s Pulling Me Back Again."
Margo Smith - "Love’s Explosion."
Rex Allen Jr. - "I’m Getting Good At Missing You."
Mickey Gilley - "Bring It On Home To Me."
Entire group - "I'll Fly Away” (gospel)
Local airdates:
24Dec1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 11:30am)
13May1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)
27May1978 WTCG-17 Atlanta (Saturday 10:00pm)
27May1978 WSM-4 Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:30pm)

4.15 [093] Prod. no. 415 (unknown)
4.16 [094] Prod. no. 416 (unknown)

4.xx [---] The Statler Brothers / Bobby Borchers
Music includes:
The Statler Brothers - "I'll Go to My Grave Loving You."
Bobby Borchers - "Cheap Perfume and Candlelight."
Local airdates:
26Nov1977 WTCG-17 Atlanta (Saturday 10:00pm)
10Dec1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
27May1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.xx [---] Crystal Gayle / Tommy Overstreet / Carl Perkins
Music includes:
Crystal Gayle - "It's All Right With Me."
Crystal Gayle - "I'll Do It All Over Again."
Tommy Overstreet - "Don't Go City Girl On Me."
Carl Perkins - "Blue Suede Shoes."
Local airdates:
10Dec1977 KTVT-11 Dallas, Texas (Saturday 7:00pm)
17Dec1977 WISC-3 Madison, Wisconsin (Saturday 12:30am)
27May1978 WCBI-4 Columbus, Miss. (Saturday 12:30pm)

4.17 [095] Faron Young / Connie Smith / Freddy Weller (taped June 28, 1977)
Prod. no. 417
Synopsis:
Faron Young - "Feel Again."
Connie Smith - "Coming Around."
Freddy Weller - "Merry-Go-Round."
Faron Young - medley: “Wine Me Up," "Hello Walls," "Here I Am In Dallas" and "Four In The Morning."
Connie Smith - "If It Ain’t Love."
Freddy Weller - "Games People Play."
Band - "Fishin’ For Bass” (instrumental)
Local airdates:
12Nov1977 WTCG-17 Atlanta (Saturday 10:00pm)
03Dec1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
29Jul1978 WTCG-17 Atlanta (Saturday 10:00pm)

4.18 [096] Jerry Reed / Susan Raye / Mickey Newberry
Prod. no. 418
Synopsis:
Jerry Reed - "Guitar Man."
Susan Raye - "Saturday Night to Sunday Quiet."
Mickey Newbury - "An American Trilogy."
Jerry Reed - "City of New Orleans."
Mickey Newbury - "Sweet Memories" excerpt.
Jerry Reed - "Lightnin' Rod" guitar instrumental.
Local airdates:
29Oct1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
12Nov1977 WAAY-31 Huntsville, AL (Saturday 5:00pm)
11Dec1977 KPTV-12 Portland, Oregon (Sunday 10:00pm)
17Dec1977 WVTV-18 Milwaukee, Wisc, (Saturday 7:00pm)

4.19 [097] Prod. no. 419 (unknown)
4.20 [098] Prod. no. 420 (unknown)
4.21 [099] Prod. no. 421 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Charlie Rich / Barbara Fairchild
Synopsis:
Charlie Rich - "Big Boss Man."
Barbara Fairchild - "Let Me Love You Once Before You Go."
Charlie Rich - "Easy Look."
Barbara Fairchild - "Did It Rain?"
Charlie Rich - "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World" and "Behind Closed Doors."
Charlie Rich - medley: "Lonely Weekends" and "Mountain Dew."
Charlie closes the show with a reprise of "Lonely Weekends" (with closing titles).
Local airdates:
17Dec1977 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)
31Dec1977 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
28May1978 WAPI-13 Birmingham, AL (Sunday 10:00am)

4.xx [---] Sonny James / Billy Jo Spears / Ronnie Prophet
Music includes:
Sonny James - "I'll Never Find Another You."
Sonny James - "Abilene."
Billie Jo Spears - "Too Much Is Not Enough."
Billie Jo Spears - "If You Want Me."
Ronnie Prophet - "It Ain't Easy Lovin' Me."
Ronnie Prophet - "Ghost Riders in the Sky."
Sonny James and Ronnie Prophet - instrumental medley.
Local airdates:
07Jan1978 WTCG-17 Atlanta (Saturday 10:00pm)
08Jan1978 WAPI-13 Birmingham, AL (Sunday 10:30am)
14Jan1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)
04Feb1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)

4.xx [---] Charley Pride / Dave and Sugar / Leona Williams / Merle Haggard (cameo)
Synopsis:
Charley Pride - "We Need Lovin'" (with Dave and Sugar).
Dave and Sugar - "I'm Knee Deep in Loving You."
Leona Williams - 'Yesterday's Mail" (with Vicki Hackeman, Sue Powell and Merle Haggard).
Charley Pride - "More to Me."
Dave and Sugar - "That's the Way Love Should Be."
Charley Pride - "I'll Be Leaving Alone."
Merle Haggard and cast - "Branded Man."
Local airdate:
05Aug1978 KPTV-12 Portland Oregon (Saturday 11:00pm)

4.22 [100] Bob Luman / Dickie Lee / The Kendalls
Prod. no. 422
Synopsis:
Bob Luman - "I'm A Honky-Tonk Woman's Man."
Bob Luman - "Still Loving You."
The Kendalls (Royce and Jeannie Kendall) - "Heaven's Just A Sin Away."
Dickie Lee - "Peanut Butter."
Bob Luman - "Pay Phone."
Dickie Lee - "Angels, Roses, and Rain."
The Kendalls - "Leaving On A Jet Plane."
Band closes the show with a 'Boogie Woogie' instrumental number.
Local airdates:
14Jan1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)
18Feb1978 KSTW-11 Seattle, Wash. (Saturday 8:30pm)

4.23 [101] Prod. no. 423 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Dolly Parton / Vern Gosdin / Janie Fricke
Music includes:
Dolly Parton - "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher."
Dolly Parton - "It's All Wrong, But It's All Right."
Dolly Parton - "Applejack."
Vern Gosdin and Janie Fricke - "Hangin' On" duet.
Vern Gosdin and Janie Fricke - "Till the End" duet.
Band - "Orange Blossom Special" instrumental.
Local airdate:
28Jan1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)

4.24 [102] La Costa / Del Reeves / The Greezenslaws
Prod. no. 424
Synopsis:
La Costa (LaCosta Tucker) - "Lovin' Somebody on a Rainy Night."
The Geezinslaw Brothers (Sam Allred and DeWayne 'Son' Smith) - "You Wouldn't Put The Shuck On Me."
Del Reeves - "Dime At A Time."
La Costa - "Jessie and the Light"
Del Reeves - "After The Lovin'."
Del Reeves, La Costa, and The Geezinslaws - "Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms."
Local airdates:
24Feb1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)
12Aug1978 KPTV-12 Portland Oregon (Saturday 11:00pm)

4.25 [103] Prod. no. 425 (unknown)
4.26 [104] Prod. no. 426 (unknown)

4.xx [---] Jerry Lee Lewis / Dave and Sugar (1977)
Synopsis:
Jerry Lee Lewis - "Great Balls Of Fire."
Dave and Sugar - "Got Leavin’ On Her Mind."
Jerry Lee Lewis - "Middle Age Crazy."
Dave and Sugar - "I Ain’t Leavin’ Dallas ‘Til The Fire Goes Out."
Jerry Lee Lewis - medley: "Georgia On My Mind" and "Boogie Woogie Country Man."
Jerry Lee Lewis - "You Win Again."
Entire Group - "Long Tall Sally" and "Tutti Fruitti” medley.
Local airdate:
11Feb1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)

4.xx [---] Porter Wagoner / Merle Haggard
Music includes:
Merle Haggard - "Ramblin' Fever."
Merle Haggard - "From Graceland to the Promised Land."
Porter Wagoner - "I Haven't Learned a Thing."
Porter, Merle and the Strangers - "Orange Blossom Special" instrumental.
Local airdate:
19Aug1978 WUAB-43 Cleveland, Ohio (Saturday 12:30am)

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