ABC (ended 1966)




Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • Show 85: January 8, 1966 - Salute to ABC's 2nd Season (Final Saturday Show)

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Jackie DeShannon - "C. C. Rider."
      2. Bobby Sherman, Dick and Dee Dee - "Reelin' & Rockin'."
      3.Billy Preston, the Knickerbockers - "Jenny, Jenny" (end of medley).

      Jimmy O'Neill announces that Shindig will be saluting ABC's Second Season (new shows beginning in January) on this show.
      --Dick and DeeDee - "Lightnin' Strikes" (a salute to "Batman").
      --The Blossoms - "Good Good Lovin'."
      --Jackie DeShannon - "We Can Work It Out."
      --The Knickerbockers - "Lies."
      --Bobby Sherman - "Michelle" (Jackie DeShannon cameo) (a salute to the series "Blue Light").
      --The Knickerbockers - "Let Me Be" (a salute to "The Double Life of Henry Phyfe").
      --Jackie DeShannon - "As Tears Go By."
      --The Wellingtons - "Flowers on the Wall."
      --Dick and Dee Dee - "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright."
      --Billy Preston - "Uptight."

      Finale with closing credits:
      1. The Knickerbockers - "C.C. Rider."
      2. Billy Preston, Bobby Sherman & Jackie DeShannon - "Jenny, Jenny."
      3. Dick and DeeDee - "C.C. Rider."

    • Show 84: January 6, 1966 - The Who, Sandie Shaw (Final Thursday Show)

      --Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - "My Babe" (opening song).
      Jimmy O'Neill intro.
      --The Who - "I Can't Explain" (clip originally aired Oct. 2, 1965)
      --Dave Berry - "Little Things."
      --Ian Whitcomb - "Robinson Crusoe."
      --Sandie Shaw - "Long Live Love."
      --The Kinks - "I Gotta Move."
      --The Barron Knights - "Pop Go the Workers" (Novelty song spoofing pop groups and their songs: the Rolling Stones' "Last Time," Freddie and the Dreamers' "I'm Telling You Now" and the Supremes' "Baby Love.").
      --Twinkle - "Boy of My Dreams."
      --The Who - "My Generation."
      --Ian Whitcomb - "Hound Dog" (finale, closing credits).

    • Show 83: January 1, 1966 - Shindig in Europe, Part 2

      --Opening credits with George Chakiris (guest host) and woman dancing to "Days of the Waltz."
      --Footage of Molin Rogue dancers.
      --Françoise Hardy sings "Petite Couer."
      --At the Colosseum in Rome, George Chakiris sings "What's New Pussycat?" to Italian film actress Liana Orfei.
      --Dancers shown rehearsing at Club Pigalle in London.
      --George Chakiris - "Name of the Game Is Love."
      --Shirley Bassey (performing at the Mayfair Club in London) - "A Lot of Livin' to Do," "He Loves Me" & "It's Yourself."
      --Closing comments by George Chakiris and Liana Orfei, followed by closing titles.

    • Show 82: December 30, 1965 - UK clips including The Who, Kinks, Hollies

      The Hollies - "Too Much Monkey Business" (opening song).
      Manfred Mann - "Watermelon Man."
      The Blossoms - "That's When the Tears Start" (taped in US).
      Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames - "Yeh, Yeh."
      The Who - "Daddy Rolling Stone."
      Marianne Faithfull - "There But for Fortune" (clip from 14-Oct-1965).
      The Hollies - "Just One Look."
      Adam Faith - "Dig That Kind of Beat" (clip from 6-Jan-1965).
      Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross the Mersey."
      Manfred Mann - "5,4,3,2,1."
      The Kinks - "Milk Cow Blues" (with closing credits).

    • Show 81: December 25, 1965 - Johnny Mathis and Our Young Generation

      1965 Christmas show:
      --Johnny Mathis - "On A Wonderful Day Like Today."
      Commercial: Listerine.
      Jimmy O'Neill intro.
      --Johnny Mathis - "Misty."
      --Johnny Mathis - "Maria" & "Tonight Tonight" (both songs from "West Side Story").
      Commercial break: ABC promo for "Blue Light" – series with Robert Goulet.
      --Johnny Mathis – Christmas medley: "Marshmallow World," "Rudolph, the Red Nose Reindeer" (with Our Young Generation), "Winter Wonderland," "Carol Of The Bells"/"Ding Dong" (with Our Young Generation).
      --Johnny Mathis -"Sounds of Christmas."
      Commercial: Stri-Dex acne medication (with Jimmy O'Neill).
      --Johnny Mathis - "I'll Be Home for Christmas."
      --Our Young Generation – "Hey Look Me Over" (from the Broadway musical "Wildcat").
      --Johnny Mathis and Our Young Generation - "The Sweetheart Tree" (75 seconds).
      --Johnny Mathis – "Moon River."
      --Johnny Mathis and Our Young Generation – "Hey Look Me Over" (closing titles).
      --Johnny Mathis – "Oh Holy Night."

    • Show 80: December 23, 1965 - UK clips including Yardbirds, Lulu, Moody Blues

      --Dave Clark 5 - "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" (excerpt) and "Can't You See That She's Mine?" (opening medley taken from the 16Dec64 Shindig!).
      --Gerry & The Pacemakers - "Jambalaya."
      --Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas - "Trains and Boats and Planes."
      --Ian Whitcomb - "High Blood Pressure."
      --The Moody Blues - "I Go Crazy."
      --The Yardbirds - "I Wish You Would."
      --Anne Sydney - "The Boy with the Woolly Sweater."
      --The Wellingtons - "Go Ahead and Cry" (taped in US).
      --Lulu & the Luvvers - "Shout" (Finale, closing credits).

    • Show 79: December 18, 1965 - Shindig in Europe, Part 1

      --George Chakiris (guest host) - sings "Witchcraft"
      --Orson Welles - "Making Up the Rules As You Go" (title might be "So Many Things to Remember")
      --Dizzy Gillespie - "Bavarian Beer Guru"
      --Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Pamela Franklin perform a scene from "Romeo and Juliet."
      --Rita Pavone - "Supercalifragilistic expialidocious"
      --Can Can Dancers at Moylin Rouge
      Also appearing?
      --Liana Orfei (probably a cameo appearance).

    • Show 78: December 16, 1965 Gloria Jones, Jackie Lee, others.

      --Opening song: The Yardbirds - "For Your Love."
      --Jackie Lee (with the Blossoms) - "The Duck."
      --Vashti Bunyan - "I Want to Be Alone."
      --The Pretty Things - "Big City."
      --Elkie Brooks - "Strange Though It Seems."
      --Unit 4+2 - "Concrete and Clay."
      --Lulu and the Luvvers - "I'll Come Running."
      --Georgie Fame - "Monkeying Around."
      --Gloria Jones - "Heartbeat" (with Billy Preston playing organ).
      --The Yardbirds - "I'm A Man" (with closing credits).

    • Show 77: December 11, 1965 - Barry McGuire, Mamas and the Papas, The Grass Roots

      --Barry McGuire and the Grassroots - "Out Of Sight."
      --Barry McGuire - "She Belongs To Me" (a.k.a. "She's An Artist").
      --The Grass Roots - "Ain't That Lovin You Baby."
      --Barry McGuire (with the Mamas and the Papas) - "Yesterday."
      --Mamas and the Papas - "I Call Your Name."
      --Mamas and the Papas - "Somebody Groovy" (with the Grass Roots).
      --Barry McGuire - "Do You Believe In Magic?" (with the Mamas and the Papas)
      --Barry McGuire & the Mamas and the Papas - "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away."
      --Mamas & Papas - "California Dreamin'."
      --Barry McGuire - "(This) Precious Time."
      --Barry McGuire (with the Mamas and the Papas) - "Hang On Sloopy."

    • Show 76: December 9, 1965 Shindig Goes to London, Part 2
      Filmed at the Richmond-On-Thames Jazz Festival (August 6 - 8, 1965):
      --The Who - "Anyhow, Anyway, Anywhere" and "Shout & Shimmy"
      --The Yardbirds - "For Your Love" and "Hang On Sloopy"
      --Manfred Mann - "If You Gotta Go, Go Now"
      --The Graham Bond Organisation - "Hoochy Koochy Man"
    • Show 75: December 4, 1965 Shindig Goes to London, Part 1

      Performances filmed August 6 - 8, 1965 at the Richmond-On-Thames Jazz Festival.
      --Opening song:The Animals - "Rosie."
      --The Animals - "We Gotta Get Outta This Place."
      --The Moody Blues - "I'll Go Crazy."
      --Brian Auger Trinity (with Long John Baldry, Rod Stewart and Julie Driscoll) - "Do Lord Remember Me."
      --Gary Farr and the T-Bones - "Wooly Bully."
      --Georgie Fame - "Monkeying Around."
      --Finale: Eric Burdon, Steve Winwood, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll, and Rod Stewart - "I Feel Alright" (with closing credits)

    • Show 74: December 2, 1965 Gloria Jones, Hollies, We Five, Melody Patterson

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Leroy Van Dyke - "The Auctioneer."
      2. Gloria Jones - "Puppy Love."
      3. Bobby Sherman - "Wake Up Little Suzie."
      4. We Five - "Green Green" (end of medley, Shindig logo).
      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --Leroy Van Dyke - "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue."
      --Gloria Jones - "Heartbeat."
      --We Five - "You Were On My Mind."
      --Bobby Sherman - "New Orleans."
      --The Hollies - "Look Through Any Window."
      --Tommy Turner - "Aware of Love."
      --Melody Patterson (actress, from "F Troop") - "You're the One."
      --We Five - "Get Together."
      --The Searchers - "Needles and Pins."
      --Leroy Van Dyke - "Walk on By."
      --Bobby Sherman and Billy Preston - "Lucille."
      --Finale: "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" performed by We Five, Bobby Sherman & Melody Patterson, the Blossoms, and other performers.

    • Show 73: November 27, 1965 George Maharis and The Young Americans
      --George Maharis - "King of the Road" and "Route 66" medley.
      --George Maharis - "Witchcraft," "My Kind of Girl," and "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me" medley.
      --The Young Americans - "Yankee Doodle," "Dixie" and "This Land is Your Land."
      --George Maharis - "It's Not Unusual"
      --The Young Americans - excerpts from songs are performed by individual members.
      --George Maharis - "Oh Lonesome Me"
      --George Maharis - "Here's That Rainy Day"
      --The Young Americans - "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" and "Swanee."
      --George Maharis and the Young Americans - "Carolina in the Morning"
      --The Young Americans - "Hambone"
      --George Maharis and the Young Americans - "Swanee"
      --George Maharis - "God Bless the Child" (a.k.a. "Them That's Got") and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" (sung as "We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands").
    • Show 72: November 25, 1965 Shindig in Hawaii, Part 2
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Glen Campbell - "Hidden Island"
      2. The Wellingtons - "Ride the Wild Surf"
      3. James Burton - "Yakety Sax"
      4. Glen Campbell - instrumental song, probably "Twelfth Street Rag" (end of medley)
      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --Bobby Sherman - "Pied Piper"
      --The Wellingtons - "Chapel in the Moonlight"
      --Dodie Marshall (with the Blossoms) - "Round Every Corner"
      --Len Barry and Glen Campbell (with the Blossoms) - "Ring Dang Doo"
      --Don Ho & Allis - "Pearly Shells"
      --The Blossoms (with Darlene Love singing lead) - "I Hear A Symphony"
      --Glen Campbell (with The Wellingtons) - "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose"
      --Ian Whitcomb - "Rolling Home to Georgette"
      --Dodie Marshall - "Where Do You Go?"
      --Len Barry - "Lip Synch"
      --The Shindogs - "Kansas City"
      --Closing credits: Don Ho - "Aloha Oe" (Don Ho is shown singing the first few lines of the song. Followed by footage of the Shindig cast boarding an airplane.)
    • Show 71: November 20, 1965 - Shindig in Hawaii, Part 1

      Guests (songs are not in broadcast order & some songs may be abridged):
      --Don Ho and Allis - "I'll Remember You"
      --Len Barry - "1-2-3"
      --Tommy Sands - "The Statue" & "Just a Little Bit Better"
      --Ian Whitcomb - "You Turn Me On" & "That's Rock 'n' Roll"
      --Billy Preston - "Ain't That Peculiar?"
      --Bobby Sherman - "Honolulu Lulu"
      --Bobby Sherman and Donna Loren - "Roses and Rainbows"
      --Donna Loren - "Take Me in Your Arms" and "My Heart Sings"
      --The Shindogs - "I Live for the Sun"

    • Show 70: November 18, 1965 - The Wild Weird World of Dr. Goldfoot

      Dr. Goldfoot is planning to kidnap a teenager named Malcolm Andrews. The evil doctor wants the classified government information that has been stored in Malcom's brain. Hugo (Harvey Lembeck) and Diane (Susan Hart) help Goldfoot abduct the teen. Diane distracts 00½, the agent who is supposed to be guarding Malcom. Goldfoot and Hugo take Malcom to the doctor's castle.

    • Show 69: November 13, 1965 Rick Nelson, The Turtles, Barbara Lewis, Roy Head

      Opening song: The Righteous Brothers - "Justine."
      --Donna Loren - "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"
      --Rick Nelson - "Live and Learn."
      --Barbara Lewis - "Make Me Your Baby."
      --The Turtles - "Your Ma Said You Cried" (a.k.a."Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night").
      --The Righteous Brothers - "Guess Who?"
      --David Jones (pre-Monkees Davy Jones) - "What Are We Going to Do?"
      --The Turtles - "Let Me Be."
      --Roy Head - "Treat Her Right"
      --Rick Nelson - "I Catch Myself Crying"
      --Barbara Lewis - "Baby I'm Yours"
      --The Righteous Brothers - "Fannie Mae"
      --Roy Head - "Apple Of My Eye"
      --Finale: The Gentrys - "Keep On Dancing" (with closing credits)

    • Show 68: November 11, 1965 Louis Armstrong, Part 2
      --Louis Armstrong and his band - "Sleepy Time Down South"
      --Louis Armstrong - "Struttin' With (Some) Barbeque" (including Band's Intro)
      --Louis Armstrong and band - "I've Got A Lot Of Living To Do"
      --Taree Glenn and band - "Avalon" (Louis Intro)
      --Jewel Brown and band - "My Man"
      --Louis Armstrong and his band - "Mack The Knife"
      --Louis Armstrong and his band - "Ole Miss"
      --Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars - "I've Got a Lot of Living to Do"
    • Show 67: November 6, 1965 Fontella Bass, The Rolling Stones, Billy Joe Royal, The Strangeloves

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Billy Joe Royal - "Down in the Boondocks."
      2. Fontella Bass - "Jim Dandy."
      3. The Strangeloves - "Roll On Mississippi."
      4. Jackie Wilson - "The Way I Am" (end of medley).
      --The Rolling Stones - "Good Times" (segment recorded in England).
      --Fontella Bass - "Rescue Me."
      --The Strangeloves - "Cara Lin."
      --Jackie Wilson - "I Believe I'll Love On."
      --Billy Joe Royal - "I've Got to Be Somebody."
      --Tony and the Bandits - "It's a Bit of All Right" (band from Cincinnati, Ohio - winners of a Shindig band contest).
      --The Rolling Stones - "Have Mercy" (clip recorded in England).
      --Billy Joe Royal - "I Knew You When."
      --Fontella Bass - "Everyday I Have to Cry."
      --The Strangeloves - "I Want Candy."
      --Finale: Jackie Wilson - "Baby Workout" (with closing credits).

    • Show 66: November 4, 1965 Louis Armstrong, Part 1
      Jimmy O'Neill intro
      --Louis Armstrong - "Sleepy Time Down South"
      --Louis Armstrong and band play instrumental song.
      --Louis Armstrong & band - "Indiana" (instrumental) & "The Bucket's Got A Hole in It"
      --Jewel Brown (vocalist with Armstrong's band) - "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
      --Louis Armstrong - instrumental song
      --Louis Armstrong - "Blueberry Hill" and "Hello Dolly"
      --Louis Armstrong sings "When the Saints Come Marching In" and introduces a few of the band members.
    • Show 65: October 30, 1965 Halloween '65 with Boris Karloff, Ted Cassidy
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Billy Preston (playing organ) - instrumental song
      2. Bobby Sherman - "Help"
      3. Bobby Sherman with the Wellingtons - "I'm Down"
      4. Jackie and Gayle, Ted Cassidy (as Lurch), the Blossoms, and the Spokesmen - "Get on the Right Track Bobby" (end of medley)
      --Jimmy O'Neill talks with guest host Boris Karloff.
      --Jim Doval and the Gauchos - "Tell Me What You're Gonna Do"
      --Jackie and Gayle - "Everyone's Gone to the Moon."
      --Bobby Sherman - "Memphis"
      --The Spokesmen - "There But For Fortune"
      --Boris Karloff recites (then almost sings) the lyrics for "The Peppermint Twist"
      --The Wellingtons - "Some Enchanted Evening"
      --The Gauchos with Billy Preston - "Bony Moronie"
      --Jimmy O'Neill talks with Boris Karloff and Ted Cassidy. Cassidy appears without Lurch makeup.
      --Boris Karloff announces next week's guests.
      --Bobby Sherman - "You Can't Sit Down" (finale, closing credits)

      "Missing" songs (missing from current copies but listed on an ABC stock-footage printout, possibly song excerpts or part of a medley):
      --Boris Karloff - "Monster Mash"
      --Ted Cassidy - "The Addams Family" & "The Lurch"
      --Jim Doval and the Gauchos - "Out of Sight"
      --Jim Doval - "Bella's Bash"
      --The Gauchos & Billy Preston - "Bony Moronie"
      --The Wellingtons - "Scully Gully"

    • Show 64: October 28, 1965 Jack E. Leonard (guest host), Manfred Mann, The Toys; Dinah Lee
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. The Newbeats - "Everything's All Right"
      2. Dinah Lee - "What Kind of Love Is This"
      3. The Toys, Jerry Naylor - "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"
      4. The Shindogs - "Reelin' & Rockin'" (end of medley)
      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --Dinah Lee - "I'm Walkin'"
      --Glen Campbell - "Working for the Man"
      --The Toys - "A Lover's Concerto"
      --The Blossoms and the Wellingtons - "Run Baby Run" excerpt
      --The Newbeats - "Run Baby Run"
      --Manfred Mann - "One in the Middle"
      --Jerry Naylor - "Everybody Loves A Clown"
      --The Shindogs - "Someday Someday" (with Jimmy Durante cameo)
      --Jack E. Leonard - "I'm Sitting On Top of the World"
      --Glen Campbell, Dinah Lee, Jerry Naylor - "Road Runner"
      --The Newbeats - "Bread and Butter"
      --The Shindogs, Glen Campbell - "Do You Wanna Dance?" (finale, with closing credits)
    • Show 63: October 23, 1965 Ed Wynn (guest host), The Shangri-Las, The Byrds, Dobie Gray

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Dobie Gray - "See You at the Go-Go."
      2. The Shangri-Las - "Thirty Days."
      3. The Byrds - "I'm A Loser."
      4. Bobby Sherman and Glen Campbell - "Ready Teddy" (end of medley).
      --Jimmy O'Neill introduces guest host Ed Wynn (who tells a few jokes).
      --The Byrds - "Chimes of Freedom."
      --Dobie Gray - "The 'In' Crowd."
      --The Shangri-Las - "Right Now and Not Later."
      --The Shindogs - "Keep A Knockin'."
      --Glen Campbell - "Everyone's Gone to the Moon."
      --The Byrds - "Turn, Turn, Turn."
      --Bobby Sherman - "Goody Galum Shus."
      --The Shangri-Las - "Give Him A Great Big Kiss."
      --Dobie Gray - "My Baby."
      --Glen Campbell, the Elgibles, Bobby Sherman, the Blossoms, Joey Cooper and Delaney Bramlet - "Peppermint Twist" ('Shindig Club' segment).
      --Finale: Shangri-Las, Dobie Gray, Glen Campbell and Bobby Sherman – "Twist and Shout" (with closing credits).

    • Show 62: October 21, 1965 Hedy Lamarr (guest host), The Kingsmen, Joe Tex, Dave Clark 5

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. The Shindig Band, the Blossoms, the Kingsmen, Eddie Rambeau and Joe Tex - "Treat Her Right."
      2. The Kingsmen – "Too Much Monkey Business" (end of medley).
      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --Eddie Rambeau – "Concrete and Clay" (with the Elgibles).
      --Joe Tex – "I Want To."
      --Brenda Holloway – "Shake."
      --The Kingsmen – "Money."
      --Dave Clark Five – "Having A Wild Weekend."
      --Brenda Holloway – "You Can Cry on My Shoulder."
      --The Kingsmen – medley: "Jolly Green Giant," "Annie Fannie" & "Little Latin Lupe Lu."
      --Eddie Rambeau – "The Train."
      --The Kingsmen – "Louie Louie."
      --Joe Tex – "I Got A Woman."
      Finale: The Kingsmen, Joe Tex, Brenda Holloway, and Eddie Rambeau - "Do You Love Me" (with closing credits).

    • Show 61: October 16, 1965 Hugh O'Brian (guest host), Lovin' Spoonful, Peter and Gordon

      Opening song: "Let the Good Times Roll" (performed by Ray Peterson, Kelly Garrett, the Lovin' Spoonful, Glen Campbell and the Shindogs).
      --Hugh O'Brien (guest host) and Jimmy O'Neill intro.
      --Jimmy Witherspoon - "Love Me Right."
      --Glen Campbell - "Kansas City Star."
      --The Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe In Magic?"
      --Ray Peterson - "Yesterday."
      --Kelly Garrett - "Tossing and Turning."
      --The Shindogs - "Good Golly Miss Molly."
      --Peter and Gordon - "Don't Pity Me."
      (Peter & Gordon also performed "To Know You Is To Love You" on this episode.)
      --Vashti Bunyan - "Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind" (clip taped in England).
      --The Lovin' Spoonful - "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?"
      --Glen Campbell and Ray Peterson - "Slow Down."
      Finale: The Lovin' Spoonful, Glen Campbell, Kelly Garrett, the Wellingtons, Jimmy Witherspoon and Ray Peterson - "When the Saints Go Marching In" (with closing credits)

    • Show 60: October 14, 1965 Zsa Zsa Gabor (guest host), The Animals, Millie Small

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Millie Small - "I'm in Love Again."
      2. Willy Nelson - "Jailer, Bring Me Water."
      3. The M.F.Q. - "One Track Mind."
      4. Donna Loren - "When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes."
      5. The Animals - "I'm Crying" (end of medley).
      --Jimmy O'Neill chats with guest host Zsa Zsa Gabor.
      --The M.F.Q. (a.k.a. The Modern Folk Quartet) - "Come On In."
      --Marianne Faithfull - "There But For Fortune" (Phil Ochs song).
      --Jim Weatherly - "I'm a Happy Man."
      --Millie Small - "My Boy Lollipop" (abridged, 75 seconds).
      --The Animals - "Boom Boom."
      --Donna Loren - "The Way of Love" (1972 hit for Cher).
      --The Animals - "We've Got to Get Out of this Place" (1 minute, 55 seconds).
      --Billy Preston - "Sticks And Stones" (Ray Charles song).
      --Zsa Zsa Gabor (with the Blossoms and the Wellingtons) - "High Heeled Sneakers."
      --The Animals - "Bring It On Home to Me" (excerpt) & "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
      --Millie Small - "Bloodshot Eyes" ("Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me").
      --Willy Nelson - "Sea Cruise" (not Willie Nelson, the country singer).
      Finale: The Animals - "Talkin' 'bout You" (with closing credits).

    • Show 59: October 09, 1965 - Carolyn Jones (guest host), Jr. Walker & the All-Stars, Jackie DeShannon

      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Dick and Dee Dee - "Thou Shalt Not Steal."
      2. Jr. Walker - "You're A Wonderful One."
      3. Jackie DeShannon - "It's Love Baby."
      4. Roy Head - "You Can't Sit Down" (end of medley).

      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --Dick and Dee Dee (with the Wellingtons) - "I Live for the Sun."
      --Jackie DeShannon - "A Lifetime of Loneliness."
      --Jr. Walker and the All Stars - "Shotgun."
      --Roy Head - "Turn On Your Love Light."
      --The Shindogs - "Not the Lovin' Kind."
      --Dick and Dee Dee - "Roll Over Beethoven."
      --Glen Campbell - "Universal Soldier."
      --Carolyn Jones (guest host) - recites the lyrics to "This Little Bird."
      --Jr. Walker and the All Stars - "Shake and Fingerpop."
      --Jackie DeShannon (with the Blossoms & the Wellingtons) - "I Go Crazy."
      --Roy Head - "Treat Her Right."

      Finale: Jr. Walker and the All Stars - "Shout" (with closing credits)

    • Show 58: October 07, 1965 Dee Dee Sharp, Kinks, Evie Sands, Charlie Rich
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Evie Sands - "Live It Up"
      2. Bobby Sherman - "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby"
      3. Dee Dee Sharp - "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love"
      4. The Shindogs - "Come On Let's Go" (end of medley)
      Other songs (in broadcast order):
      --The Kinks - "Who'll Be the Next in Line?"
      --Evie Sands - "Take Me for a Little While"
      --Charlie Rich - "Mohair Sam"
      --Dee Dee Sharp - "Do the Bird"
      --Bobby Sherman (with the Wellingtons) - "You're the One"
      --Jean King - "Something Happens to Me"
      --Charlie Rich - "Lonely Weekends"
      --The Shindogs - "The Night Before"
      --The Kinks - "See My Friends"
      --Dee Dee Sharp (with the Blossoms) - "Mashed Potato Time"
      --Billy Preston and Dee Dee Sharp - "Slow Twistin'"
      --Bobby Sherman and Evie Sands - "Shu Rah"
      --Finale: The Shindogs, Dee Dee Sharp, Billy Preston and Bobby Sherman - "I'm Movin' On" (with closing credits)
    • Show 57: October 02, 1965 The Four Tops, The Who, Billy Joe Royal
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Ray Peterson - "Let's Have A Party"
      2. Linda Gayle - "Do You Wanna Dance?"
      3. The Four Tops - "Down the Road Apiece" (end of medley)
      Shindig logo, Jimmy O'Neill intro
      --Billy Joe Royal - "Down in the Boondocks"
      --Linda Gayle - "Home of the Brave" (Jody Miller hit)
      --The Four Tops - "It's the Same Old Song"
      --Ray Peterson - "Mean Woman Blues"
      --The Who - "I Can't Explain" (The Who's US TV debut, performance taped in England)
      --The Blossoms - "Lover's Concerto"
      --Linda Gayle - "Stop, Look and Listen"
      --Billy Joe Royal - "I Knew You When"
      --Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross the Mersey" (repeat from earlier episode)
      --Ray Peterson - "Let the Four Winds Blow"
      --Four Tops - song? (The Four Tops start to perform a song but it is interrupted by a Shindig promo mentioning upcoming guests. Song might have been "I Can't Help Myself")
      --Ray Peterson - "Mickey's Monkey" (finale, closing titles)moreless
    • Show 56: September 30, 1965 Mickey Rooney (guest host), Major Lance, The Turtles, Lesley Gore

      Version #1 (without Mickey Rooney):
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. The Turtles - "We'll Meet Again (Some Sunny Day)."
      2. Lesley Gore - "It's My Party."
      3. Major Lance - "Don't Set Me Free."
      4. The Blossoms & the Wellingtons - "Oh Boy!"
      5. Delaney Bramlett & Joey Cooper (from the Shindogs) - "Dixieland Rock" (end of medley)
      --Major Lance - "Too Hot To Hold."
      --The Hollies - "I'm Alive" (performance taped in England, combined with US footage of the Shindig dancers).
      --The Turtles - "Needles and Pins."
      --Lesley Gore - "Judy's Turn to Cry."
      --Donovan - "Colours."
      --Lesley Gore - "My Town, My Guy And Me."
      --The Shindogs - "Act Naturally."
      --Major Lance - "Um Um Um Um" and "Monkey Time."
      --The Searchers - "High Heel Sneakers" (clip probably taped in England).
      --The Turtles - "It Ain't Me Babe."
      --Lesley Gore - "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows."
      Shindig promo with clips of upcoming guests.
      --Finale: Major Lance - "Land Of A Thousand Dances" (with closing credits).

      Version #2 (with Mickey Rooney) is the same as Version #1 except for the following clips:
      --Mickey Rooney appears with Jimmy O'Neill during the opening introduction.
      --Mickey Rooney - "I've Got A Whole Lot Of Lovin' To Learn About" (written by Rooney) appears instead of Donovan ("Colours").

    • Show 55: September 28, 1965 Mary Wells, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Georgie Fame
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Dick and Dee Dee - "Sha La La"
      2. Jimmie Rodgers - "Early in the Morning"
      3. Donna Loren - "I Only Want to be With You"
      4. Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Can I Get A Witness?" (end of medley)
      --Mary Wells - "Me Without You"
      --Bobby Sherman - "Mountain of Love"
      --Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Hurts So Bad"
      --Dick and Dee Dee "Vini Vini"
      --Donna Loren - "You've Got Your Troubles"
      --Jimmie Rodgers - "The World I Used To Know"
      --Mary Wells - "My Guy"
      --Georgie Fame - "Like We Used to Be" (clip probably taped in England)
      --Little Anthony and the Imperials - "I Miss You So"
      --Dick and Dee Dee - "Liar, Liar"
      --Bobby Sherman, Donna Loren and Jimmie Rodgers - "Rock and Roll Music"
      --Finale: Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Good Lovin'" (with closing credits)moreless
    • Show 54: September 23, 1965 Jerry Lee Lewis, Raquel Welch, The Yardbirds, The Pretty Things
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. Jerry Lee Lewis - "Breathless"
      2. Blossoms - "Johnny B. Goode"
      3. The Wellingtons - "Whole Lotta Lovin'" (Raquel Welch cameo)
      4. Billy Preston - "Baby, Please Don't Go" (end of medley)
      --Jerry Lee Lewis - "High Heeled Sneakers"
      --Mike Clifford - "Ruby Baby" (with the Wellingtons)
      --Raquel Welch - "Dancing In the Street" (with the Blossoms)
      --The Yardbirds - "For Your Love"
      --Billy Preston and the Blossoms - "Look at Me"
      --Mike Clifford and the Wellingtons - "Wonderful World"
      --Jerry Lee Lewis - "Mean Woman Blues"
      --The Pretty Things - "Honey, I Need"
      --The Blossoms - "Nowhere to Run"
      --The Yardbirds - "Heart Full Of Soul"
      --Finale (with closing credits): Jerry Lee Lewis (singing at the piano) - "High School Confidential," "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" medley, with Raquel Welch and other guests are gathered around the piano.
    • Show 53: September 18, 1965 The Righteous Brothers, Jackie DeShannon, We Five, Marianne Faithfull
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. The Righteous Brothers - "Money Honey"
      2. Shindogs and the Wellingtons - "Two Hound Dogs" (Bill Haley & the Comets song)
      3. Bobby Sherman - "Out of Sight"
      4. James Burton (guitarist) - instrumental song
      5. Jackie DeShannon - "All Around the World" (end of medley)
      --The Dave Clark Five - "Catch Us If You Can"
      --Bobby Sherman, the Wellingtons and the Blossoms - "JuJu Hand" (Sam the Sham song)
      --The Shindogs (Joey Cooper singing lead) and the Wellingtons - "I'm Down"
      --Marianne Faithfull - "Summer Nights"
      --The Righteous Brothers - "Ko Ko Mo"
      --Billy Preston - "In the Midnight Hour"
      --We Five - "You Were On My Mind"
      --Jackie De Shannon - "Shop Around"
      --Freddie and the Dreamers - "Little Bitty Pretty One"
      --Jackie De Shannon, Bobby Sherman, Delaney Bramlett and Joey Cooper - "Shake and Fingerpop"
      --Finale: Righteous Brothers - medley: "My Babe," "Try to Find Another Man," "Little Latin Lupe Lu" and "Koko Jo" (closing credits)moreless
    • Show 52: September 16, 1965 The Byrds, The McCoys, Rolling Stones, Ketty Lester, Everly Brothers
      Opening medley (song excerpts):
      1. The McCoys, The Byrds - "California Sun"
      2. Jerry Naylor - "I Got A Feeling"
      3. The Everly Brothers - ""Rip It Up"
      4. Chad & Jill - "Ready Teddy" (end of medley)
      --The Everly Brothers - "Love Is Strange"
      --The Byrds - "I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better"
      --Billy Preston - "Short Fat Fanny"
      --Jerry Naylor - "Action"
      --Ketty Lester - "I'll Be Looking Back"
      --The Byrds - "The Bells of Rhymney"
      --The McCoys - "Hang on Sloopy"
      --Chad and Jill - "I Don't Want to Lose You Baby" (Chad Stuart of Chad and Jeremy, and his wife Jill)
      --Chad Stuart - "Funny How Love Can Be" (Chad singing to Jill)
      --The Rolling Stones - "Satisfaction" (with line "trying to make some girl" censored).
      Finale: Everly Brothers - "The Girl Can't Help It" (with closing credits)moreless
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