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Syndicated Country & Western Music Series
Season 6 (1980-81)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Sarah Williams
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
WPA Film Library (www.wpafilmlibrary.com)
TVGuide.com listings / TV Guide magazine (various editions)
Billboard and Cashbox magazines.

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NASHVILLE ON THE ROAD
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First-Run Syndication
26 episodes x 30 minutes.
All 26 episodes were videotaped in 1980.

Season 6 - Taping locations:
New Mexico (13 episodes)
Daytona Beach, Florida (13 episodes)

Season 6 series regulars:
Jim Ed Brown (singer) (co-host)
Jerry Clower (comedian) (co-host)
Helen Cornelius (singer)
Wendy Holcombe (banjo player/ singer)

Production crew:
Producer: Reg Dunlap
Director: Bill Turner

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Taping dates & locations in New Mexico:
April 22, 1980 - Albuquerque, NM (four episodes)
April 23-25, 1980 - Alamogordo, NM (four episodes)
April 24, 1980 - Ruidoso, NM (one episode?)
April 26, 1980 - Carlsbad (four episodes)

6.01 [131] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: George Jones
Taped in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Local air dates:
23-May-1981 KXLY-4, Spokane, Washington (Saturday 3:00pm)
23-May-1981 WFMZ-69, Allentown, Penn. (Sat. 10:30pm)
Guests:
George Jones
Tommy Rudley (correct spelling?)
Synopsis:
Helen Cornelius & Jim Ed Brown - "A Whole Lotta Things to Sing About."
George Jones - "Me And Jesus."
Tommy Rudley & Wendy Holcombe - "Dueling Banjos."
Wendy Holcombe on Banjo, with Tommy Rudley - "Dueling Banjos."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue)
Helen Cornelius - "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (at White Sands National Park).
George Jones - "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
Jerry Clower (comedy monologue)
Jim Ed & Jerry appear with Native Americans Mr. & Mrs Whitecloud.

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Terry Bradshaw
Probably taped in New Mexico.
Local air-date:
14-Sep-1980 WJRT-12, Flint, Michigan (Sun. 5:30pm)
Guest:
Terry Bradshaw (of the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Songs include:
Terry Bradshaw - possibly "Until You."
Songs include:
"All I Ever Need Is You," "Mama, Don't Allow," "September Morn" and "Gone Too Far."

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Johnny Duncan
Probably taped in New Mexico.
Local air-dates:
21-Sept-1980 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
18-Jan-1981 (Repeat) WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
24-Jan-1981 WTOG-44, St. Petersburg, FL (Sat. 9:00pm)
Guest:
Johnny Duncan
Songs include:
Johnny Duncan sings "I'm Gonna Love You Tonight (In My Dreams)."
Jim Ed Brown - "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys."
Helen Cornelius sings "If."
Note:
"I'm Gonna Love You Tonight (In My Dreams)" released in May 1980.

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Mickey Gilley
Probably taped in New Mexico.
Local air-date:
19-Oct-1980 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
7-June-1981 (Repeat) WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Songs include:
Mickey Gilley performs "True Love Ways" and "Stand by Me."
Helen Cornelius sings "Vaya Con Dios."
Wendy Holcombe - "Love is a Rose."

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Next 3 shows:
Taped at Alamogordo, New Mexico, primarily at the International Space Hall of Fame.
(According to a newspaper article, 4 episodes were taped in Alamogordo, and assigned production codes 605 - 608.)

6.05 [135] Nashville on the Road: The Kendalls
Taped in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Local air-date:
25-Oct-1980 WTTV-4, Bloomington, Indiana (Sat. 8:30pm)

6.06 [136] Nashville on the Road: Hank Thompson
Taped in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Local air-date:
14-Sept-1980 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Guest:
Hank Thompson
Songs include:
Hank Thompson - "Most of All" and "Tony's Tank-Up, Drive-In Cafe."
Additional song:
"All I Can Do."

6.07 [137] Nashville on the Road: Dave & Sugar
Taped in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Local air-date:
19-Oct-1980 WTVA-9, Tupelo, Mississippi (Sun. 4pm)
Guests:
Dave and Sugar (Dave Rowland, Sue Powell and Melissa Dean)
Songs include:
"Fire on the Mountain," "Changes," "Keep on Singing" and "River of No Return."

--same episode?
6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Dave & Sugar
Local air-date:
25-Apr-1981 WTVA-9, Tupelo, Mississippi (Sun. 4pm)
Guests:
Dave and Sugar (Dave Rowland, Sue Powell and Melissa Dean)
Songs include:
Dave and Sugar - "My World Begins and Ends with You."

6.08 [138] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
Show no. 138 / Prod. no. 608

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The next 7 episodes are believed to have also been taped in New Mexico.
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Ed Bruce
Local air-date:
21-Dec-1980 KWWL-7, Cedar Rapids/Waterloo, Iowa (Sun. 5pm)
26-Apr-1981 WABI-5, Bangor, Maine (Sun. 12:00pm)
Guest:
Ed Bruce

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Sonny James
01-Nov-1980 KTVT-11, Dallas, TX (Sat. 8:00pm)
02-Nov-1980 KTHI-11, Grand Forks, ND (Sun. 3:00pm)
07-Dec-1980 WJRT-12, Flint, Michigan (Sun. 3:00pm)
Songs include:
Sonny James - "I'll Never Find Another You."
Additional songs:
"In the Garden," "But You Know I Love You" and "If You Could Read My Mind."

6.xx [--] Nashville On The Road: Ronnie McDowell
Local air-date:
17-Jan-1981 WXIX-19, Cincinnati (Sat. 10:00pm)
--matching episode?
[--] Nashville on the Road: Ronnie McDowell
Guest:
Ronnie McDowel
Songs include:
"Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms," "Sail Away" and "When I Stop Dreaming."

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Cast Show (series regulars)
Local air-date:
21-Feb-1981 WTVA-9, Tupelo, Mississippi (Sat. 1:30pm)
Songs include:
Jim Ed Brown - "Mexican Joe."
Wendy Holcombe - "Tomorrow."
Helen Cornelius - "I Still Miss Someone."

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Razzy Bailey
Local air-dates:
22-Feb-1981 WNGE-2, Nashville, TN (Sun. 2:30pm)
22-Feb-1981 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Guest:
Razzy Bailey
Songs include:
Razzy Bailey - "9,999,999 Tears."
Additional songs:
"Born to Be with You," "Alabama Jubilee" and "Too Old to Play Cowboy."

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: T.G. Sheppard
Local air dates:
12-Apr-1981 WNGE-2, Nashville, TN (Sun. 2:30pm)
12-Apr-1981 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Guest:
T.G. Sheppard
Songs include:
T.G. Sheppard sings "Smooth Sailin'" and "Last Cheater's Waltz."
Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius - "Morning Comes Too Early."

6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Gail Davies
Local air dates:
20-June-1981 KXLY-4, Spokane, Washington (Saturday 3:00pm)
Songs include:
Gail Davies - "Good Lovin' Man" and "Bucket to the South."
Other songs:
"Act Naturally," "I Can See Clearly Now" and "The Bedroom."

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Next 13 shows:
Taped at Daytona Beach, Florida.

Source for Daytona Beach taping dates & locations:
Daytona Beach Morning Journal - Sep 20, 1980
page 31 of 160.
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=OWslULmvb_UC&dat=19800920&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

6.14 [144] Nashville on the Road
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Carl Perkins
Taped 22-Sep-1980 at the Bandshell, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-dates:
23-Nov-1980 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
25-Apr-1981 (Repeat) WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Guest:
Carl Perkins
Songs include:
Carl Perkins performs "Honey Don't" and "Blue Suede Shoes."
Jim Ed Brown - "Oh, Lonesome Me."
Helen Cornelius - "The Rose."
Wendy Holcombe - "Soldier's Joy."

6.15 [145] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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Season 6 episode?
[--] Nashville on the Road: Carl Perkins
Guest:
Carl Perkins
Songs include:
Carl Perkins performs "Turn Around" and "That's Alright Mama."
Jim Ed Brown - "Johnny B. Goode" and "Lay Down Sally."
Wendy Holcombe - "Black Mountain Rag."
Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius - "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow."
The 'Nashville on the Road' house band - "Fireball Mail."

6.16 [146] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Hoyt Axton
Taped 22-Sep-1980 at the Bandshell, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
06-Dec-1980 KHQA-7, Quincy, Illinois (Sat. 11:30pm)
Guest:
Hoyt Axton
Songs include:
Hoyt Axton performs "Della and the Dealer" and "Evangelina."
Wendy Holcombe - "Fox on the Run"
Helen Cornelius - "Rainy Days and Mondays."
The Gems - "Rubber Dolly."

6.17 [147] Nashville on the Road: Cast Show
Taped 22-Sep-1980 at the Bandshell, Daytona Beach, Florida.
--matching episode?
6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Cast Show
02-Aug-1981 WTVA-9, Tupelo, Mississippi (Sun. 4:30pm)
Songs include:
Wendy Holcombe - "Put Your Hand in the Hand."
Helen Cornelius - "Get Together."
Jim Ed Brown - "Welcome to My World"

6.18 [148] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Bobby Bare
Taped 23-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-dates:
09-May-1981 KMSP-9, Minneapolis, Minn. (Sat. 9pm)
23-May-1981 KTHI-11, Fargo, North Dakota (Sat. 2:30pm)
Songs include:
Bobby Bare - "Detroit City" and "Food Blues."
Jim Ed Brown - "You Can Have Her."
Helen Cornelius - "The Cowgirl and the Dandy."
Also performed:
"She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain."

6.19 [149] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Sylvia
Taped 23-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
14-Feb-1981 WTTV-4, Bloomington, Indiana (Sat. 11:30pm)
Guest:
Sylvia (singer Sylvia Kirby Allen)
Songs include:
Sylvia sings "Tumbleweed" and "It Don't Hurt to Dream."
Jim Ed Brown - "Walking in the Sunshine",
Helen Cornelius - "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?"

6.20 [150] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Gene Watson
Taped 23-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local Air-date:
31-Jan-1981 KTVT-11, Forth Worth, TX (Sat. 8:00pm)
Guest:
Gene Watson
Songs include:
Gene Watson - "Nothing Sure Looks Good On You" and "Farewell Party."

6.21 [151] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: Johnny Lee
Taped 24-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
07-Dec-1980 WJRT-12, Flint, Michigan (Sun. 5:30pm)
Guest:
Johnny Lee
Synopsis:
Jim Ed Brown - Y'All Come."
Johnny Lee - "Pickin' Up Strangers."
Helen Cornelius - "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay."
Jerry Clower - comedy monologue.
Wendy Holcombe - "Morning Sky."
Johnny Lee - "Lookin' for Love."
Jim Ed Brown - "Margaritaville."

6.22 [152] Nashville on the Road (1980-81)
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6.xx [--] Nashville on the Road: B.J. Thomas
Taped 24-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Guest:
B.J. Thomas
Songs include:
B.J. Thomas - "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head."

6.23 [153] Nashville on the Road: Jacky Ward
Taped 24-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Guest:
Jacky Ward Himself
Songs include:
Jacky Ward sings "Save Your Heart for Me" and "That's the Way A Cowboy Rocks and Rolls."
Jim Ed Brown - "I'm Walkin' ."
Helen Cornelius - "Blue Bayou."

6.24 [154] Nashville on the Road: Bill Anderson
Taped 25-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
17-Jan-1981 WTWO-2, Terre Haute, Indiana (Sat. 1:30pm)
Guest:
Bill Anderson
Songs include:
Music:
Bill Anderson - "Rock 'n' Roll to Rock of Ages."
Jim Ed Brown - "Stand by Me."
Additional song:
"Yankee Doodle Dixie."

6.25 [155] Nashville on the Road: Alabama
Episode 155 / Prod. no. 625
Taped 25-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
02-Aug-1981 WAFF-48, Huntsville, AL (Sun. 11:00pm)
Guests:
Alabama
Songs include:
Alabama - "Tennessee River" and "Why Lady Why."
Additional songs:
"Wabash Cannon Ball," "Send in the Clowns," "Help Me Make It Through the Night" and "For the Good Times."

6.26 [156] Nashville on the Road: Charly McClain
Taped 25-Sep-1980 at the Desert Inn, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Local air-date:
02-May-1981 WKYT-27, Lexington, Kentucky (Sat. 4:00pm)
Guest:
Charly McClain
Songs include:
Charly McClain sings "Women Get Lonely" and "Men."
Jim Ed Brown - "Lookin' Back to See."
Wendy Holcombe - "Johnny B. Goode."

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