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This episode features host Marilyn McCoo reuniting with the 5th Dimension for their 1967 hit "Up-Up And Away."
Also appearing are Grace Jones ("Crush"), Oingo Boingo ("Not My Slave"), Smokey Robinson ("Just To See Her"), Kris Kristofferson, Louise Mandrell, Jack Wagner, and comedian Paul Rodriguez.
Plus, the second half of an interview with Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Dolly Parton.
A countdown of the top 40 songs of 1984 hosted by Rick Dees. Performers include The Pointer Sisters; Rick Springfield; Irene Cara; Huey Lewis & the News; Dan Hartman; Denice Williams; Laura Branigan;Ray Parker Jr; Cyndi Lauper; Rockwell; Scandal featuring Patty Smyth; Thompson Twins; Tina Turner; John Waite; Culture Club; Stevie Wonder; and Kenny Loggins. Also features a coundown of the top 5 videos. Dance segments with the Solid Gold Dancers. Comedy featuring Rick Dees.
Live performances include "Jump (for My Love)" by The Pointer Sisters; "Breakdance" by Irene Cara with the Sold Gold Dancers; "Let's Hear it For the Boy" by Deniece Williams, and 'Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr. with the Solid Gold Dancers. "Madame Feldman" from the Metropolitan Opera Company performs a recap medley of songs #40 through #2.moreless
Performers include Toni Basil(Shopping from A to Z);Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle (You & I); Devo (That's Good); Linda Ronstadt(I Knew You When);Rachel Sweet (Voodoo); Charley McClain (With You);and Ray Parker Jr (Bad Boy). Marilyn performs "Heart to Heart". Rex & Rachel Sweet duet on "Everlasting Love". Comedian George Wallace.
Marilyn welcomes Juice Newton ("A Little Love"); Menudo ("That's What You Do"); Tony Carey ("The First Day of Summer"); Joe Jackson("You Can't get what you want"); Peabo Bryson; Paul Anka; and Exile. A Solid Gold Video from Culture Club ("It's A Miracle"). The week's top 10 countdown. Elvira chats with Madame. This show was repeated on Aug 10th,1984.moreless
Marilyn and co-host Rick Nelson("Do You Know What I Mean") welcome Laura Branigan(How am I Supposed to Live without you), Rick James, The Motels, Quarterflash, Michael Sembello, and Taco.
A duet by Rick & Marilyn of "Fools Rush In".
Marilyn welcomes Rick Springfield ("Don't Walk Away"); Deborah Galli ("American Boys"); Corey Hart ("Sunglasses at Night"); Karla Bonoff ("Somebody's Eyes"); Laura Branigan ("The Lucky One"); Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble ("Cold Shot"); and comedian Michael Winslow.
A Solid Gold video by Rod Stewart ("Infatuation").
A special featuring popular stars performing the best in Christmas music hosted by Rick Dees and Crystal Gayle. Guests include America, Anne Murray, Laura Branigan, John Schneider, James Ingram, Peter, Paul & Mary, Jerry Reed, Richard Carpenter, Chipmunks, Andre Crouch, John Davidson, Julie McWhirter Dees, Roberta Flack, Barry Manilow, Bob Ridgely, Sister Sledge, Suzanne Somers, and Donna Summer.moreless
Glen & Natalie welcome Til Tuesday (Voices Carry); Corey Hart(Never Surrender); Byron Allen; Greg Kihn (Boys won't Leave the Girls Alone); Marie Osmond, Bon Jovi (Only Lonely) and Neil Sedaka. An interview with Carly Simon.
Marilyn & Rex welcome John Cougar Mellencamp ("Jack & Diane"); Rick James ("Hard To Get"); Barry Manilow ("Even Now" & interview); Rosanne Cash; Huey Lewis & the News; Ronnie Milsap; Wayland Flowers and Madame; and comedian Jeff Altman. A duet from Rex and Marilyn("You Should Hear How She Talks about You").moreless
Marilyn McCoo welcomes Kool & the Gang ("Stone Love"), Kenny Loggins ("Meet Me Half Way"), Gloria Loring, Survivor("How Much Love"), Steve Wariner("Smalltown Girl"), and Andy Williams.
The Righteous Brothers perform their 1965 hit "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'."
Plus, the first half of an interview with Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris.
Andy & Marilyn welcome The Allman Brothers Band ("Two Rights"); Lacy J. Dalton ("Wild Turkey"); Bertie Higgins ("Key Largo"); Thelma Houston ("If You Feel It"); Bonnie Raitt ("Keep This Heart in Mind"); and Stevie Woods ("Just Can't Win 'Em All"). A duet by Marilyn and Thelma Houston ("Don't leave me this way"). Comedy from Wayland Flowers and Madame. Plus, an appearance by Rich Little.moreless
Marilyn McCoo welcomes co-host Cliff Richard ("Where Do We Go From Here"); Karla Bonoff ("Personally"); The Dazz Band ("Let It Whip"); Christopher Atkins; and Laura Branigan("Gloria"). A duet by Cliff & Marilyn("We Don't talk Anymore"). Player performs their 1977 hit "Baby Come Back" and "If Looks Could Kill".
Performers include The Bus Boys ("The Boys Are Back In Town"), Crystal Gayle ("Till I Gain Control Again"), The Go-Go's ("Vacation"), Michael McDonald ("I Gotta Try"), Sheena Easton, Tom Jones, and Rough Trade.
Rick Dees welcomes co-host David Hasselhoff ("Do You Love Me?"), Julian Lennon ("Too Late for Goodbyes"), Madonna ("Like A Virgin"), Barry Manilow ("When October Goes"), Survivor ("High On You"), Lee Greenwood, and Stephanie Mills. A Solid Gold video by the Pointer Sisters ("Neutron Dance").
Marilyn welcomes Lee Greenwood (If there's any Justice); Natalie Cole; Jellybean with Elisa Fiorillo; the Monkees(Every Step of the Way); the Fat Boys (Wipeout); The Charlie Daniels Band (Bottom Line); and a flashback from Paul Revere and the Raiders (Just Like Me). A cameo from Butch Patrick (Munsters).
Marilyn welcomes Howard Hewitt & LaToya Jackson(Heart Don't Lie); James Ingram & Michael McDonald(Ya Mo B There); Rick James & Smokey Robinson(Ebony Eyes) ; Nicolette Larson & the Dirt Band (Make a Little Magic); The Righteous Brothers(You've Lost that Loving feeling);Johnny Mathis & Denise Williams (Too Much Too Little Too Late) and Sparks & Jane Weidlin (Cool Places). A Solid Gold Video from Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton. Also features Wayland Flowers & Madame.moreless
A tribute to country music with performances by Alabama ("Love in the First Degree"); Terri Gibbs ("Somebody's Knockin'"); Roger Miller ("King of the Road"); Ronnie Milsap ("Smokey Mountain Rain"); The Oak Ridge Boys ("Elvira"); The Bellamy Brothers(Let your Love Flow); Rosanne Cash; Bobby Goldsboro; and Jerry Reed.
Performers include Louise Mandrell ("Runaway Heart"); Melissa Manchester; Michael Stanley Band ("My Town"); James Ingram ("Party Animal"); Taco ("Cheek to Cheek"); and Eddie Money ("The Big Crash"). A Solid Gold Video of Pat Benatar's "Love is a Battlefield". Marilyn performs "Solid Gold" the title track of her current album (not the show theme song).moreless
Dionne welcomes co-host Gladys Knight. The performers are Gladys Knight & the Pips ("Bourgie, Bourgie"), Tanya Tucker ("Pecos Promenade"), Andy Gibb(Time is Time), Hall and Oates, Eddie Rabbitt, Peter Townshend (probably a video), and comedian Steve Allen. Dionne sings "Midnight Train to Georgia" with Gladys Knight & the pips.
Dionne welcomes co-host Bobby Goldsboro(Goodbye Marie) and Performers including Kool & the Gang (Celebration); Ronnie Laws (Every Generation);Bellamy Brothers(Lovers Live Longer);Neilsen Pearson Band(If I should Sail); Thin Lizzy (Killer on the Loose);and Willie Nelson & Leon Russell(Heartbreak Hotel).Comedy from Jimmy Aleck. Dionne & Bobby close the show with "Watching Scotty Grow". A solo from Dionne (After You).moreless
Chuck Mangione (co-host) performs "Feels So Good."
Performers include Lacy J. Dalton ("Whisper"), Rupert Holmes ("I Don't Need You"), Smokey Robinson ("Being with You"), Split Enz ("Hard Act to Follow"), James Taylor ("Hard Times") and Thin Lizzy ("The Boys Are Back in Town").
Marilyn and Rex welcome performers Aretha Franklin ("Jump to It"); Evelyn 'Champagne' King ("Love Come Down"); Ronnie Milsap ("He Got You"); Cliff Richard ; Michael McDonald; and Janet Jackson("Young Love").
Performers include Laura Branigan ("Gloria"), Sylvia, Steel Breeze ("You Don't Want Me Anymore"), Lionel Richie ("Truly"), ABC ("The Look of Love"), Lee Majors ("The Ballad of the Unknown Stuntman"), and Juice Newton ("Break It to Me Gently").Marilyn & Rex sing "Don't Fight it".