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Syndicated Country & Western Music Series
Season 1 (1975-76)
 
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Sarah Williams
references:
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NASHVILLE ON THE ROAD
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First-Run Syndication
26 episodes x 30 minutes.
All 26 Season One episodes were taped in 1975.

Season 1 series regulars:
Jim Ed Brown (singer) (co-host)
Jerry Clower (comedian) (co-host)
The Cates Sisters (vocal & instrumental duo Marcy & Margie Cates)
The Gems (house band)

Semi-regular:
Wendy Holcombe (12-year-old banjo player)

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Air dates vary by city.

1.01 [--] Nashville on the Road: Mickey Gilley (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 101
Local air-dates:
15-Nov-1975 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
08-May-1976 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:00pm)
Guest:
Mickey Gilley
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Southern Loving."
Mickey Gilley - "Bouquet of Roses."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "Uncle Pen."
Mickey Gilley - "San Antonio Rose."
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "Wayward Wind"/"Blowing in the Wind."
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "They Call You the Wild Man."
The Cates Sisters - "Old Joe Clark."

1.02 [--] Nashville on the Road: Mickey Gilley (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 102
Local air-date:
18-Oct-1975 WAPI-13, Birmingham, AL (Sat. 4:00pm)
Guests:
Mickey Gilley
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Broadminded Man."
Mickey Gilley - "Window Up Above."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: "Last Piece of Chicken."
Wendy Holcombe - "Foggy Mountain Top."
The Cates Sisters - "Country Roads," "Homeward Bound" and "Bus fare to Kentucky."
Mickey Gilley - "Honky Tonk Wine."
Jim Ed Brown - "Sometime Sunshine."
Wendy Holcombe - "Cripple Creek."

1.03 [--] Nashville on the Road: Diana Trask (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 103
Local air-date:
13-Mar-1976 WSWB-35, Orlando, Florida (Sat. 5:00pm)
Guest:
Diana Trask
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Unbelievable Love."
Diana Trask - "There Has to Be a Loser."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "When Will I Be Loved?"
Jim Ed Brown - "Barroom Pals and Goodtime Gals."
Diana Trask - "Fever."

1.04 [--] Nashville on the Road: Diana Trask (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 104
Local air-date:
8-Nov-1975 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
Guest:
Diana Trask
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Stay All Night, Stay A Little Longer."
Diana Trask - "Back Home Again."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "Whoa Mule."
Jim Ed Brown - "Angel Sunday."
Diana Trask - "Oh Boy."
Wendy Holcombe - "Foggy Mountain Top."
The Cates Sisters - "Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms."

1.05 [--] Nashville on the Road: Billy "Crash" Craddock (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 105
Local air-dates:
01-Nov-1975 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
15-Nov-1975 WAPI-13, Birmingham, AL (Sat. 4pm)
Guest:
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Looking Back to See."
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Think I'll Go Somewhere and Cry Myself to Sleep."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - Religious medley: "Joy Joy Joy"/"Everyday with Jesus"/"Oil in My Lamp"/"Joy Joy Joy" reprise.
Jim Ed Brown - "Sneaky Snake."
Jim Ed Brown - "Red Headed Peckerwood."
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Rub It In."
Jim Ed and the Cates Sisters - "Catfish John."

1.06 [--] Nashville on the Road: Billy "Crash" Craddock (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 106
Guests:
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Pop A Top."
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "Easy as Pie."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "Foggy Mountain Top."
Billy "Crash" Craddock - "I Love the Blues and the Boogie."
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "My Elusive Dreams" / "Phoenix."
Wendy Holcombe - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown."

1.07 [--] Nashville on the Road: T.G. Sheppard (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 107
Local air-dates:
01-Nov-1975 WATR-20, Waterbury, CT (Sat. 7:30pm)
13-Mar-1976 WCIX-6 Miami, Florida (Sat. 12:00pm)
Guest:
T.G. Sheppard
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Don't Let Go."
T.G. Sheppard - "Devil in the Bottle."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "Faded Love."
Jim Ed Brown - "Back Home Again."
T.G. Sheppard - "You Can have Her."
The Cates Sisters - "Boil Them Cabbage Down."

1.08 [--] Nashville on the Road: T.G. Sheppard (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 108
Local air-dates:
25-Oct-1975 (unknown station/ city)
08-Nov-1975 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:30pm Eastern)
15-Nov-1975 WAPI-13, Birmingham, AL (Sat. 4:00pm)
15-Nov-1975 WAAY-31, Huntsville, AL (Sat. 4:30pm)
08-May-1976 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
08-May-1976 WTWV-9, Tupelo, Miss. (Sat. 4:30pm)
Guests:
T.G. Sheppard
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Rocky Top."
T.G. Sheppard - "Trying to Beat the Morning Home."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "How Many Biscuits Can You Eat?"
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "The Old Lamplighter"/"Scarlet Ribbons"/"The Three Bells."
T.G. Sheppard - "Another Woman."
The Cates Sisters - "Sugar Foot Rag."

1.09 [--] Nashville on the Road: Barbi Benton (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 109
Local air-dates:
1-Nov-1975 WAPI-13, Birmingham, AL (Sat. 4:00pm)
1-Nov-1975 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:30pm Eastern)
Guest:
Barbi Benton
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "I Got A Woman to Lean On."
Barbi Benton - "Smile."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "I Can See Clearly Now."
Barbi Benton - "Movie Magazine Star in Her Eyes."
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "Abilene"/"I Want to Go Home"/"Me and Bobby McGee."
The Gems - "Pick the Wildwood Flower."

1.10 [--] Nashville on the Road: Barbi Benton (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 110
Local air-date:
8-Nov-1975 WAAY-31, Huntsville, AL (Sat. 4:30pm)
Guests:
Barbi Benton
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "It's a Good Day"/"Welcome to My World."
Barbi Benton - "Brass Buckles."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "I'm Not Lisa" & "Delta Dawn."
Jim Ed Brown - "It's That Time of Night."
Barbi Benton - "I've Got the Music In Me."
Wendy Holcombe - "Cripple Creek."

1.11 [--] Nashville on the Road: Jerry Reed (1 of 3)
Prod. no. 111
Local air-date:
28-Feb-1976 WATR-20, Waterbury, Conn. (Sat. 7:30pm)
Guests:
Jerry Reed
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Alabama Jubilee."
Jerry Reed - "Going Back to Georgia."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "Little Maggie."
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "Waiting for a Train"/"This Train"/"Wreck of the Old '97."
Jerry Reed - "Let's Sing Our Song."
The Gems - "Steel Guitar Rag."

1.12 [--] Nashville on the Road: Jerry Reed (2 of 3)
Prod. no. 112
Local air-dates:
18-Oct-1975 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
19-June-1976 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:30pm Eastern)
Guest:
Jerry Reed
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms."
Jerry Reed - "Alabama Wildman."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "Keep Me From Blowin' Away."
Jim Ed Brown - "Morning."
Jerry Reed - "Amos Moses."
The Cates Sisters - "Orange Blossom Special."

1.13 [--] Nashville on the Road: Jerry Reed (3 of 3)
Prod. no. 113
Guest:
Jerry Reed
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "They Call The Wind Maria."
Jerry Reed - "City of New Orleans."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Jim Ed Brown - "Gotta Travel On."
Jerry Reed - "When You're Hot, You're Hot."
Jim Ed Brown (with the Cates Sisters?) - 'River' medley: "Ol' Man River," "Mr. and Mississippi" and "Roll Muddy River."
The Cates Sisters - "Little Liza Jane."

1.14 [--] Nashville on the Road: Bobby Lord
Prod. no. 114
Local air-date:
6-Dec-1975 (unknown station/ city)
Guests:
Bobby Lord
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Bummin' Around."
Bobby Lord - "You and Me Against the World."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "Pickin' and Grinnin'."
Bobby Lord - "Hawkeye."
Jim Ed Brown - "Fine Time to Get the Blues."
The Cates Sisters - "What's A Little Dirt?"
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "Catfish John."
The Cates Sisters - "Devil's Dream."

1.15 [--] Nashville on the Road: Bobby Lord and Chris Bellotto (1975)
Prod. no. 115
Local air-date:
10-July-1976 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
Guests:
Bobby Lord
Chris Belloto (19-year-old female singer)
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Yonder Comes A Sucker."
Bobby Lord - "Legend in My Time."
The Cates Sisters - "I Just Had You On My Mind."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: Mr. Norman and humanitarianism.
Chris Belloto (19-year-old singer) - "Lovers."
Jim Ed Brown - "Love in the Hot Afternoon."
Jim Ed and Bobby Lord - "Little Moon of Kentucky."
The Gems - "Soldier's Joy."

1.16 [--] Nashville on the Road: David Wilkins (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 116
Guests:
David Wilkins
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Walk Right In."
David Wilkins - "Whoever Turned You On."
Wendy Holcombe - "Rawhide."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - 'Rain' medley.
David Wilkins - "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show."
Jim Ed Brown and Cates Sisters - "Don Junior."

1.17 [--] Nashville on the Road: David Wilkins (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 117
Local air-date:
11-July-1976 WAAY-31, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 5:00pm)
Guests:
David Wilkins
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Barrooms And Pop A Tops."
David Wilkins - "Too Much Hold Back."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: Marcel Ledbetter and a Moving Company.
Wendy Holcombe - "Crawdad Hole."
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "I Believe."
David Wilkins - "Butterbeans."
Jim Ed Brown - "She's Leavin'."

1.18 [--] Nashville on the Road: Billy Walker (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 118
Guest:
Billy Walker
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Southern Loving."
Billy Walker - "If I'm Losing You."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: "Woman's Lib."
The Cates Sisters - "Maiden's Prayer."
Billy Walker - "Word Games."
Jim Ed Brown - "Morning."
Jim Ed Brown, Billy Walker, Cates Sisters - "Lil' Liza Jane."
The Cates Sisters and The Gems - "Old Joe Clark."

1.19 [--] Nashville on the Road: Billy Walker (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 119
Local air-date:
10-July-1976 WTWV-9, Tupelo, Miss. (Sat. 4:30pm)
Guests:
Billy Walker
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Pop-A-Top."
Billy Walker - "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: Selling and reselling a horse.
Wendy Holcombe - "Are You From Dixie?"
Billy Walker - "Charlie's Shoes."
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "Then I'll Stop Lovin' You"/"I Could Cry"/"I'd Just Be Fool Enough."
The Cates Sisters - "Let's All Go Down To The River."
The Cates Sisters and the Gems - "The Three Bells" (aka "Little Jimmy Brown").

1.20 [--] Nashville on the Road: Leroy Van Dyke (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 120
Local air-date:
10-Jan-1976 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:30pm)
Guest:
Leroy Van Dyke
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Old Slewfoot."
Leroy Van Dyke - "Walk On By."
Jerry Clower does a comedy monologue about making biscuits.
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "United We Stand."
Leroy Van Dyke - "The Auctioneer."
Jim Ed Brown - "Bottle Bottle" & "San Antonio Rose."
The Cates Sisters - "White Silver Sands."

1.21 [--] Nashville on the Road: Leroy Van Dyke (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 121
Local air-date:
27-Dec-1975 (unknown station/ city)
Guests:
Leroy Van Dyke
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "I Heard the Bluebirds Sing."
Leroy Van Dyke - "Busted."
Jimmy Clower comedy monologue: Life in the Army.
Wendy Holcombe - "Wild Honey."
Jim Ed Brown and The Cates Sisters - "Release Me."
Leroy Van Dyke - "Who's Gonna Run The Truck Stop In Tuba City When I'm Gone?"
Jim Ed Brown - "Evening."

1.22 [--] Nashville on the Road: Bob Luman
Prod. no. 122
Local air-date:
09-Jan-1976 WFMY-2 Greensboro, NC (Friday 7:30pm)
Guest:
Bob Luman
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - medley: "Big Daddy Is Alabama Bound"/"Alabama Jubilee."
Bob Luman and the Cates Sisters - "Shame on Me."
The Cates Sisters - "He Fiddled His Way Into My Heart."
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: Raccoon Hunt.
Jim Ed and the Cates Sisters - "The Three Bells."
Bob Luman - "Six Days on the Road."

1.23 [--] Nashville on the Road: Moe Bandy (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 123
Local air-date:
19-June-1976 WSM-4, Nashville, TN (Sat. 4:00pm)
Guest:
Moe Bandy
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Sugarfoot Rag."
Moe Bandy - "I Just Started Hatin' Cheatin' Songs Today."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "Solitaire."
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "Me and Bobby McGee."
Moe Bandy - "Bandy the Rodeo Clown."
Jim Ed Brown - "That Time of the Night."
The Cate Sisters and The Gems - "Orange Blossom Special" (with closing credits).

1.24 [--] Nashville on the Road: Moe Bandy (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 124
Guest:
Moe Bandy
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "I Believe in Music."
Moe Bandy - "Don't Anyone Make Love At Home Anymore?"
Jerry Clower comedy monologue: Eating sardines in a country store.
Jim Ed and the Cates Sisters - 'Service' medley.
Jim Ed Brown - "All I Had to Do Was Hold Her."
Moe Bandy - "Oh Lonesome Me."
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "Jackson."
The Gems - instrumental song, possibly "Oh Lonesome Me."

1.25 [--] Nashville on the Road: Eddy Raven (1 of 2)
Prod. no. 125
Guests:
Eddy Raven
Wendy Holcombe
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Dear Hearts and Gentle People."
Eddy Raven - "Rainy Day Woman."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
Wendy Holcombe - "Earl's Breakdown."
Jim Ed Brown - "Honky Tonk Man."
Eddy Raven - "Twenty Seven Thirty Three."
Jim Ed Brown and Cates Sisters - medley: "America the Beautiful"/"America"/"God Bless America."
The Cates Sisters - "Boil Them Cabbage Down."

1.26 [--] Nashville on the Road: Eddy Raven (2 of 2)
Prod. no. 126
Local air-dates:
26-June-1976 WTWV-9, Tupelo, Miss. (Sat. 4:30pm)
26-June-1976 WTCG-17, Atlanta, GA (Sat. 8:30pm)
27-June-1976 WAAY-31, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 1:00pm)
Guest:
Eddy Raven
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - "Wabash Cannonball."
Eddie Raven - "Ain't She Something Else?"
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue).
The Cates Sisters - "A Pretty Country Song."
Eddie Raven - "Free To Be."
Jim Ed Brown - "Why Me Lord?"
Jim Ed Brown and the Cates Sisters - "Looking Back to See."

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