Austin City Limits - Season 8

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Episode Guide

  • Loretta Lynn
    Loretta Lynn
    Episode 13
    1983's last episode features Loretta Lynn's rich country vocals. Her powerful voice and touching lyrics transcend good country music.
  • Roger Miller followed by Earl Thomas Conley
    This 1983 episode showcases the musical wit and wisdom of country's Roger Miller. Next, cowboy poet and philosopher Earl Thomas Conley brings his musical talent.
  • Tammy Wynette followed by John Conlee
    "The First Lady of Country Music" appears on this 1983 episode. Next, John Conlee brings his rich vocals the the ACL stage.
  • Rank and File followed by Delbert McClinton
    ACL showcases a local band that combines country and rock in this 1983 episode. Next, Texas roadhouse legend Delbert McClinton brings his gutsy vocals.
  • Roseanne Cash followed by Steve Wariner
    This 1983 episode proves that Roseanne cash has more to offer than just her famous last name. Her high powered presence enthralls the audience. Next, country picker and singer Steve Wariner displays his incredible talent.
  • Michael Martin Murphey followed by Gary P. Nunn
    Progressive pioneer Michael Martin Murphey proves he is a modern troubadour in this 1983 performance. Next, Gary P. Nunn, an ACL favorite, performs with wit and charm.
  • Frizzell & West followed by Con Hunley
    David Frizzell and Shelly West are the children of country legends. They are also country's hottest duo. Next, Con Hunley's mix of rhythm and blues and country provides for an interesting musical performance in 1983.
  • Janie Fricke followed by B.J. Thomas
    Janie Fricke, country music's Female Vocalist of the Year, brings her upbeat personalty to the ACL stage. Next, B.J. Thomas performs with they style that bringing him acclaim by country music and others.
  • B.B. King
    B.B. King
    Episode 5
    This 1983 hour-long performance blends country, rock and blues in a powerful performance by the acclaimed "King of the Blues."
  • Songwriters Showcase with Rodney Crowell, John Prine & Friends
    In this 1983 songwriter's showcase, six writing talents exchange stories and music.
  • Don Williams followed by West Texas Songwriters Special
    Don Williams performance is marked by his gentle ballads. Next on this 1983 episode, four of Texas' most popular songwriters gather to play their enduring hits.
  • Roy Orbison
    Roy Orbison
    Episode 2
    This 1983 episode marks Roy Orbison's first full length televised concert appearance, despite nearly four decades in the music business.
  • Mickey Gilley followed by T.G. Sheppard
    The first episode of the 1983 season features honky tonk piano player Mickey Gilley. Next, T.J. Sheppard brings his wit and charm for an energetic performance.