Austin City Limits - Season 12

Saturday on PBS Premiered Jan 03, 1976 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Fats Domino
    Fats Domino
    Episode 13
    Fats Domino is a master of many types of music, but his name is synonymous with Rock & Roll.
  • Johnny Cash with The Carter Family
    The man in black is more than a country legend, he has become a pop culture icon. He is joined by his wife and her family.
  • Steve Wariner followed by Restless Heart
    Steve Wariner has a warm baritone voice and lightening quick fingers on his guitar. Next, Restless Heart has taken county music by storm with their perfect harmonies and emotional lyrics.
  • Brenda Lee followed by Sweethearts of the Rodeo
    Brenda Lee gives a spry and lively performance, proving that she stills deserves the name "Little Miss Dynamite." Next, the Sweethearts of the Rodeo are on the forefront of contemporary country with their sweet harmonies and passionate lyrics.
  • Leon Russell followed by Steve Earle
    Leon Russell made a name for himself in contemporary rock. He's recently surprised fans and music lovers by releasing a country album that is nothing short of brilliant. Next, country renegade Steve Earl shows the audience why his album is earning rave reviews.
  • Chet Atkins and Friends
    Chet Atkins leads a parade of jazz and country stars. The ACL audience is treated to an hour of great music.
  • Randy Travis followed by Kathy Mattea
    Randy Travis' signature baritone has made him one of country music's most sought after artists. Next, Kathy Mattea sings with emotion and clarity.
  • Michael Martin Murphey followed by Marty Stuart
    Two of country music's most engaging performers appear on the ACL stage (1987).
  • Riders in the Sky followed by Hot Rize
    Riders in the Sky has earned the reputation of being both talented and funny. Next, Hot Rize proves why they are one of the premiere bluegrass groups in the nation.
  • Lyle Lovett followed by Judy Rodman
    Lyle Lovett is quickly gaining a national reputation as a country singer with a heartfelt and witty songwriting style. Next, the diverse musical styles of Judy Rodman appear on the program.
  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds followed by Omar & the Howlers
    The Fabulous Thunderbirds bring a unique style of showmanship to the stage. Their infectious energy and rocking rhythm and blues inspire audience participation. Next, Omar and the Howlers are Austin blues specialists who are thrilled to introduce their music to a national audience.
  • Squeezebox Special with Queen Ida, Santiago Jimenez Jr. and Ponty Bone
    The accordion takes center stage when three bands that feature the instrument are showcased on ACL.
  • Ronnie Milsap
    Ronnie Milsap
    Episode 1
    The versatile Ronnie Milsap kicks off Season 12 of ACL with his extraordinary voice and superb piano skills.