Welk's music has a lilting quality that is delightfully light and bubbly and - almost - tickles your nose.
The majority of the younger generation of today would consider the show, and the music being played, old people's entertainment but strangely, these "old people" watching the show today were young people forty years ago who lamented the same fact.
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The Lennon Sisters sing an a capella version of "Kentucky Babe" and Rocky Rockwell and Alice Lon teams with Buddy Hayes for the "Birds And The Bees."Rhythm Is Our Business | #1352Barbara Mandrell sings a show stopping "I Can't Stop Loving You" with Welk guitarist Neil Le Vang underlining every nuance.
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Ava Barber invites us to "Look For The Silver Lining," Ken Delo reminisces about "The Last Time I Saw Paris," and Tom Netherton sets a romantic mood with "They Didn't Believe Me."From Polkas to Classics | #1348The Band opens this show with the "Pennsylvania Polka" and the Lennon Sisters follow with a wistfully lovely "Serenade Of The Bells." Bobby & Cissy dance to the classic "Andalucia" and Natalie Nevins sings "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria." Bob Lido and the entire cast wind things up with a toe-tapping Dixieland medley of "Ain't She Sweet," "Baby Face," and "Five Foot Two."The Great Gershwin | #1347Norma Zimmer fills the bill with the haunting "Someone To Watch Over Me," Bobby & Cissy dance to "The Man I Love," and nobody plays "Rhapsody In Blue" like Bob Ralston.
Joe Livoti reminds us just how beautiful "Summertime" is and Sandi and Salli have fun with "Do, Do, Do." "S'Wonderful" certainly sums up the music of the great Gershwin.