Austin City Limits - Season 2

Saturday on PBS Premiered Jan 03, 1976 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Guy Clark followed by Steve Fromholz
    This 1977 episode features songwriter Guy Clark singing the definitive versions of his classic hits that have been recorded by numerous others. Steve Fromholz returns to the ACL stage for a second exciting performance.
  • Willis Alan Ramsey followed by Roy Buchanan
    On this 1977 episode, Austin musician Willis Alan Ramsey plays his "progressive Dixie" sound and proves why he has a loyal following. Next, Roy Buchanan is hailed by fellow artists, critics and audiences as a guitar master.
  • Larry Gatlin followed by Alex Harvey
    Hailed by fellow country artists as an outstanding songwriter, Larry Gatlin proves that he deserves accolades as a singer. Next, Alex Harvey appears on ACL. He is also hailed as an incredible songwriting talent (1977).
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band followed by Kiwi
    This 1977 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performance follows a year of tremendous changes for the band, including a new album. Kiwi is an Austin based band who performs original songs and exciting covers.
  • Firefall followed by Denim
    Both of these musically diverse groups are bands on the rise in this 1977 performance.
  • Gatemouth Brown followed by Delbert McClinton
    This episode from 1977 showcases the Cajun, jazz, blues, and country influences on two talented artists who play numerous instruments.
  • Jimmy Buffett followed by Rusty Wier
    Jimmy Buffett plays good-time Southern rock mixed with an island sensibility. Austin artist, Rusty Wier uses the numerous musical influences available in Austin to create diverse sounds (1977).
  • Earl Scruggs Revue
    Earl Scruggs Revue
    Episode 3
    To limit Earl Scruggs' talent to just banjo picking would be a crime. In this 1977 performance, the public television audience sees all of Scruggs' diverse talents.
  • Amazing Rhythm Aces followed by Gove
    In 1977, the Amazing Rhythm Aces played what they call "American Music." A blend of genres and speeds, the Amazing Rhythm Aces have music everyone can enjoy. Next, Gove displays his masterful guitar playing.
  • Willie Nelson followed by Tracy Nelson
    Willie Nelson opens another ACL season. Tracy Nelson brings her big voice to ACL as she combines country, rock, and rhythm & blues.