Austin City Limits - Season 7

Saturday on PBS Premiered Jan 03, 1976 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Roy Clark followed by The Geezinslaws
    Versatile banjo and guitar player, Roy Clark, is a country legend and an amazing live performer. Austin's own comedy country duo, The Geezinslaws, make their debut on ACL.
  • Don McLean followed by Terry Gibbs
    Don McLean plays his biggest hits, including "American Pie." Next, Terry Gibbs proves that you don't have to be sighted to be a master piano player.
  • Tompall & the Glaser Brothers followed by George Strait
    In 1982 Tompall & the Glaser Brothers had an established career with plenty of fans who enjoyed the trio's beautiful harmonies. Next, George Strait displays his traditional country voice on his ACL debut.
  • Larry Gatlin followed by Ricky Skaggs
    While Larry Gatlin is often the frontman for his brothers, the true genius of the Gatlin Brothers is in their beautiful harmonies. Next, super picker and guitar master Ricky Skaggs brings his bluegrass melodies to Austin.
  • Bellamy Brothers followed by John Anderson
    Family, roots, and hippies are all words that can be associated with musical stylings of the Bellamy Brothers. Next, John Anderson is more at home in American honky tonks than he is on stage. His hard country, whiskey drinking, pool playing music can transport the audience to dance halls.
  • Merle Haggard with Leona Williams and The Strangers
    Merle Haggard was a country outlaw before it was cool. In this 1982 appearance, he showcases his baritone voice and his emotional lyrics.
  • Willie Nelson followed by Guy Clark
    This 1982 episode sees the return of Willie Nelson and the debut of storyteller/songwriter Guy Clark.
  • Johnny Lee followed by Charly McClain
    Johnny Lee has come to symbolize the honky tonk scene in contemporary country. Next, Charly McClain's sweet and enthusiastic voice is strong and beautiful in this 1982 appearance.
  • Jerry Reed followed by Chet Atkins
    Jerry Reed and his legendary sense of humor create an enjoyable and high spirited performance. Next, Chet Akins wins the audience with his incredible guitar music.
  • Kris Kristofferson
    Kris Kristofferson
    Episode 4
    In 1982 Kris Kristofferson makes his ACL debut. An accomplished actor and singer, most audiences are unaware of his incredible songwriting talent.
  • Pete Fountain followed by Jazzmanian Devil
    First, Pete Fountain and Johnny Gimble combine New Orleans swing with country fiddle. Next, the band Jazzmanian Devil delivers a powerful jazz performance.
  • George Thorogood and the Destroyers followed by Dave Olney and the X-Rays
    George Thorogood plays a high energy set full of contemporary rockabilly and boundless enthusiasm. Next, Dave Olney endeavors to convert the nation to his Southern rock in this 1982 episode.
  • Emmylou Harris followed by Rodney Crowell
    Emmylou Harris brings her enthusiastic stage show to ACL. Next, Rodney Crowell brings his innovative songwriting talents to the ACL stage.