From Lawrence Welk to America With Love (1997)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Ballroom Dance, Concerts, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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From Lawrence Welk to America With Love was a concert celebrating the memory of the beloved musician, bandleader, and television star. Hosted by Myron Floren and Norma Zimmer, the Branson, Missouri event was a showcase of musicians and dancers performing selections from Welk's legacy of 20th century American popular music. Included in the uplifting and nostalgic event were Big Band favorites, popular vocal ballads, patriotic classics, and inspirational standards. Also on hand for the celebration were Bobby Burgess, Elaine Balden, Anacani, Gail Farrell, Guy Hovis, Ken Delo, The Lennon Sisters, Jack Imel, Mary Lou Metzger, Jo Ann Castle, Joe Feeney, Jim Roberts, Ralna English, and The Lawrence Welk Orchestra.

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bandleader, Big-Band, celebration, inspirational [spiritual], legacy, musician, pop-music, tribute-concert