Solid Gold - Season 4

(ended 1988)




Episode Guide

  • Solid Gold Salutes the Songs of Summer
    A countdown of summer classics hosted by Marilyn McCoo.
    Performers include The Go-Go's, Eddy Grant, Herb Alpert and the Tijiuna Brass, America, The Association, Jimmy Buffet, John Sebastian, Martha Reeves, The Angels, Frankie Avalon, the Captain and Tennille, and Carl Wilson.
    Plus, vintage film footage of the Beatles, the Beach Boys, and Elton John. Comedy from the Smothers Brothers, Franken & Davis, plus Wayland Flowers and Madame.moreless
  • Solid Gold Countdown 83
    A countdown of the Top Songs of 1983 hosted by Marilyn McCoo. Performers include Frank Stallone("Far From Over"; Air Supply("Making Love"); Prince("Little Red Covette"); Rick Springfield("Affair of the Heart"); Eddie Rabitt & Crystal Gayle("You & I"); Men at Work("Down Under"); Christopher Cross("All Right"); Culture Club(Time/Do You Really Want to Hurt me");Dexy's Midnight Runners("Come On Eileen"); Greg Kihn Band("Jeopardy"); Michael Sembello("Maniac"); Irene Cara("Flashdance"); and Bonnie Tyler("Total Eclipse of the Heart"). An interview with Olivia Newton John. Marilyn performs the #11 Song Separate Ways.
  • Solid Gold Christmas 1983
    Marilyn McCoo hosts this special episode featuring popular stars performing the best in Christmas music. The performers include America; Andraé Crouch; John Davidson; Roberta Flack; Crystal Gayle; Barry Manilow; The Oak Ridge Boys; Marie Osmond; Peter, Paul & Mary; Jerry Reed; John Schneider; Sister Sledge; Donna Summer; and The Chipmunks.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 45 Country Gold
    Marilyn welcomes Anne Murray (A Little Good News), Ronnie Milsap (Any Day Now), Waylon Jennings (Mama Don't Let you Babies grow up to be Cowboys), Eddie Rabbitt (I Love a Rainy Night), Alabama The Closer you Get) , Mickey Gilley & Charlie McLain(Candy Man) , and Crystal Gayle (Don't it make you Brown Eyes Blue).moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 44 Duets

    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.

  • Marilyn McCoo Show 43
    Marilyn welcomes Eddy Grant ("Romancing the Stone"); Jefferson Starship ("No Way Out"); Ray Parker Jr. ("Woman Out of Control"); Men at Work ("High Wire"); Van Stephenson ("What the Big Girls Do"); Michael Martin Murphey; and Cheech and Chong. A Solid Gold video by Prince ("When Doves Cry").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 42

    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").

  • Marilyn McCoo Show 41
    Performers include The Go-Go's ("Turn to You"); Christopher Cross ("A Chance For Heaven"); The Human League ("The Lebanon"); Dwight Twilley ("A Little Bit of Love"); Toni Tennille; Ronnie Milsap; Michael Martin Murphy; and Sergio Mendes("Alibis").
    A Solid Gold video by Billy Idol ("Eyes Without a Face").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 40
    Marilyn welcomes The Thompson Twins ("Doctor! Doctor!"); The Greg Kihn Band ("Reunited"); Laura Branigan ("Self Control"); The Tubes ("She's A Beauty"); Johnny Mathis ("Simple"); and Eddie Rabbitt. A Solid Gold video by Chicago ("Stay the Night"). Marilyn performs "Time After Time."
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 39

    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.

  • Marilyn McCoo Show 38
    Marilyn welcomes Patti Austin (Rhythm of the Street); Christine McVie (Love will Show us How); Van Stephenson (Modern Day Delilah); Rick James (Don't Stop); Cyndi Lauper (Time After Time); and Alabama. A Solid Gold Video from the Eurythmics (Who's That Girl).
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 37
    Marilyn welcomes Bananarama ("Robert De Niro's Waiting"), Duke Jupiter ("Little Lady"), Slade ("Run Runaway"), Thomas Dolby, Crystal Gayle, Shakin' Stevens (Cry Just a Little Bit), and Tina Turner. A Solid Gold Video from Huey Lewis and the News ("Heart of Rock and Roll").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 36
    Marilyn welcomes Rick Springfield ("Don't Walk Away"); LaToya Jackson & Howard Hewitt ("Heart Don't Lie"); KC("Are you Ready"); and Bill Medley.
    A Solid Gold video from Cyndi Lauper ("Time After Time"). A solo from Marilyn is one of her best ("The Longest Time").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 35 co-host Grant Goodeve
    Marilyn welcomes Grant Goodeve (co-host); Frank Stallone (Darling); Sheena Easton (Devil in a Fast Car); Mick Fleetwood's Zoo (Angel Come Home); Wang Chung (Dance Hall Days); James Ingram(There's No Easy Way); Tom Jones (This Time); and Denise Williams (Let's Hear it for the Boy). Features an introduction to Solid Gold Hits which debuts the following Monday including the introduction of the Solid Gold Hits dancers. The Solid Gold Video from Duran Duran (The Reflex).moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 34 Guest Host Air Supply
    Guest host Air Supply welcomes Sergio Mendes ("Olympia"), Bonnie Tyler ("Holding Out for a Hero"), The Pretenders, Ozzy Osbourne, Sheena Easton, The Romantics, Missing Persons, and Laura Branigan. A music video by Billy Joel ("The Longest Time").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 33 Grammy Special
    Marilyn welcomes Karen Kamon ("Manhunt"); John Cougar Mellencamp ("Hurts so Good"); Lionel Richie ("Truly); Culture Club ("Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?"); Irene Cara ("Flashdance..What a Feeling"); Alabama("The Closer You Get"); and Kim Carnes ("Bette Davis Eyes"). Marilyn sings "Every Breath You Take." A Solid Gold video from Duran Duran ("Hungry like the Wolf").moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 32-Guest Host Air Supply
    Air Supply welcomes Mickey Gilley and Charly McClain ("Candy Man"); Thompson Twins ("Hold Me Now"); Laura Branigan ("Self Control"); Jimmy Buffett; and Cyndi Lauper("Time After Time"). A Solid Gold video from Rick Springfield "Love Somebody."
    Cheech and Chong visit Madame.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 31 Salute to Australian Superstars
    A special show features performances by Rick Springfield; Olivia Newton John; Andy Gibb; Air Supply; Men at Work; Real Life; and the Little River Band. A countdown of the top 10 songs in Australia this week. Peter Allen chats with Madame.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 30
    Marilyn welcomes Deniece Williams ("Let's Hear It for the Boy"); Rick Springfield ("Love Somebody"); Berlin ("No More Words"); Billy Rankin ("Baby Come Back"); Spandau Ballet; Michael Martin Murphey; and Billy Davis Jr. A Solid Gold video from Lionel Richie ("Hello"). Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. perform "I Believe in You & Me" (from Marilyn's album "Solid Gold").moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 29
    Marilyn welcomes Christine McVie("Got a Hold On Me"); Weird Al Yankovic("Eat It"); Johnny Mathis & Denise Williams; Johnny Lee & Lane Brody; Gap Band; Mathew Wilder; The Hollies and a Solid Gold Video from Rockwell.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 28
    Marilyn welcomes Dwight Twilley; Menudo; Barry Manilow; Sheena Easton; Oak Ridge Boys ; and a Solid Gold Video from the Eurythmics.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 27
    Marilyn welcomes guests The Pretenders("Middle of the Road"), Culture Club("Miss me Blind"), Stevie Nicks, Tracey Ullman, Paul Young and Shalamar("Dancing in the Sheets"). A Solid Gold Video by Hall and Oates ("Adult Education").
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 26
    Marilyn welcomes Big Country; Patti Austin (It's Gonna be Special); Mac Davis; Cliff Richard; Exile; and Cyndi Lauper (Girls just want to have Fun). A video of John Lennon's "Nobody Told Me".
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 25
    Marilyn welcomes guests James Ingram and Michael McDonald ("Ya Mo B There"); Big Country; Eddie Money; Jeffrey Osborne; Survivor; B.J. Thomas; Bonnie Tyler; and Tracy Ullman. Ron Howard chats with Madame. John Cougar Mellencamp is interviewed.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 24
    Marilyn welcomes KC("Give it Up"); Anne Murray; Ray Parker Jr; Real Life; Manhattan Transfer; and Huey Lewis & the News("I want a New Drug"). Also a Video by the Police.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 23
    Marilyn welcomes Shannon; Kenny Loggins; Kool & the Gang; Christopher Cross. A Solid Gold video from Duran Duran "New Moon on Monday".
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 22
    Marilyn welcomes Rick Springfield("Love Somebody"); Eddie Rabbitt; Culture Club("Karma Chameleon"); Cyndi Lauper("Girls Just want to have Fun"); Rick James featuring Smokey Robinson("Ebony Eyes") ; and Grace Slick . A Solid Gold Video from Barry Manilow "Read Em and Weep".
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 21 Ladies of the 80's
    A special classics show features Ladies of the 80's. Guest's include Irene Cara; Dolly Parton; Olivia Newton John; Bette Midler; Heart; Laura Branigan; Berlin; and comedy from Joan Rivers
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 20
    Marilyn welcomes Tina Turner ("Let's Stay Together"); James Ingram & Michael McDonald ("Yah Mo B There"); Sheena Easton ("Almost Over You"); The Romantics ("Talking in Your Sleep"); Quiet Riot; and Oak Ridge Boys. A Solid Gold Video from Lionel Richie "Running with the Night."
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 19
    Marilyn welcomes Matthew Wilder ("Break My Stride"); Julio Iglesias ("Begin the Beguine"); The Motels ("Remember the Nights"); Kool & the Gang ("Joanna"); Kim Carnes; Shelley West; and The Little River Band. The Solid Gold video is "Under Cover of the Night" by the Rolling Stones.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 18
    Marilyn welcomes Jeffery Osborne ("Stay With Me Tonight"); Rick Springfield ("Souls"); Juice Newton ("Dirty Looks"); Pablo Cruise ("Cool Love"); Deborah Allen ("Baby I Lied"); and ABC. The Solid Gold Video is "Union of the Snake" from Duran Duran. Comedy from David Brenner. A solo from Marilyn of the #7 Song "I Guess that's Wht they Call it the Blues".

  • Marilyn McCoo Show 17
    Marilyn welcomes Madonna ("Holiday"); Christopher Cross ("Think Of Laura"); The Romantics ("Talking in Your Sleep"); T.G. Sheppard ("Slow Burn"); Gladys Knight & the Pips ("Hero" aka "Wind Beneath My Wings"); and Gordon Lightfoot. Also, the Solid Gold Video and an interview from Olivia Newton John & John Travolta. Mariyln & Gordon Lightfoot close the show with a duet.moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 16
    Marilyn welcomes The JoBoxers ("Just Got Lucky"); Anne Murray; Big Country("In a Big Country"); Irene Cara ("Why Me?"); Toni Basil ("Over My Head"); Survivor ("Jackie Don't Go"); and Debarge ("Time Will Reveal"). A Solid Gold video from the Police "Synchronicity II."
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 15
    Marilyn welcomes guests Toni Basil (Over My Head); Culture Club (Church of the Poisoned Mind); Jo Boxers (Just Got Lucky); Melba Moore (Keepin My Lover Satisfied); Spandau Ballet (Gold); Earl Thomas Conley; Bette Midler; and a Solid Gold video from John Cougar Mellencamp "Crumblin Down".
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 14

    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).

  • Marilyn McCoo Show 13
    Performers include Irene Cara ("Why Me?"); Bonnie Tyler ("Take Me Back"); Huey Lewis & the News ("Heart and Soul"); Lee Greenwood; and Jennifer Holliday ("I Am Love"). A video of Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson's "Say Say Say."
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 12
    Performers include Kim Carnes, Pia Zadora, Rick James; Waylon Jennings; Michael Sembello; Heart ; and Sheena Easton. A video of Olivia Newton John's "Twist of Fate".
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 11 Classics
    A salute to number one hits includes performers Kool & the Gang ("Celebration"); Olivia Newton-John ("Physical"); Kim Carnes ("Bette Davis Eyes"); Eddie Rabbitt ("I Love a Rainy Night"); Lionel Richie ("Truly"); Survivor ("Eye of the Tiger"); and Michael McDonald.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 10
    Marilyn welcomes Miquel Brown ("So Many Men So Little Time"); Mick Fleetwood's Zoo ("I Want You Back"); The Motels ("Suddenly Last Summer"); Crystal Gayle; Peabo Bryson; and comedian David Brenner. Marilyn performs her new single "Heart Stop Beating in Time" from the Album "Solid Gold". A video from Billy Joel ("Uptown Girl"). Comedy from Wayland Flowers and Madame.moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 9 (Pick Hits)
    Marilyn welcomes Toni Basil ("Mickey"); Sheena Easton ("Morning Train (9 to 5)"); The Go-Go's ("We Got the Beat"); John Cougar Mellencamp ("Hurts So Good"); Prince ("Little Red Corvette"); Rick Springfield ("Jessie's Girl"); Juice Newton; and Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes. Comedy from Wayland Flowers and Madame.
  • Marilyn McCoo Show 8
    Performers include Peter Allen ("Once Before I Go"); Philip Bailey ("I Know"); Tommy Faragher ("Look Out For Number One"); Men at Work ("Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive"); Eddie Rabbitt; and Mental as Anything. Ted Lange (of The Love Boat) visits with Madame. Plus, a Solid Gold video from David Bowie ("Modern Love").moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo & Air Supply
    This week the co-host is Air Supply ("Making Love Out of Nothing At All"). Other performers include Elvis Costello ("Every Day I Write the Book"), Irene Cara ("My Baby"), Stevie Woods ("Ain't That Peculiar"), and Quiet Riot("Cum on Feel the Noise"). A video from Lionel Richie ("All Night Long") is shown. Anson Williams appears in a comedy bit with Madame. Later, Madame chats with comedians Al Franken & Tom Davis. A duet by Air Supply & Marilyn ("Sweet Dreams").moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo & Cliff Richard
    Performers include Bryan Adams ("This Time"); Berlin ("Masquarade"); the Mary Jane Girls("Boys"); John Schneider; France Joli ("Girl of The '80's"); Gordon Lightfoot ("Salute"); Cliff Richard ("Baby You're Dynamite"); and Bonnie Tyler ("Total Eclipse of the Heart").
    Also appearing: Wolfman Jack
  • Marilyn McCoo & Cliff Richard
    Performers include Cliff Richard (co-host), Sheena Easton ("Telefone"), A Flock of Seagulls ("(It's Not Me) Talking"), The Gap Band ("Party Train"), Mickey Gilley and Charly McClain ("Paradise Tonight"), Pablo Cruise, and Eric Burdon & the Animals. Jerry Mathers (of Leave It to Beaver) visits with Madame. Marilyn & Cliff perform a duet of the #1 song "Total Eclipse of the Heart".moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo & Tom Wopat
    Performers include co-host Tom Wopat ("Sha-Marie"), Madness ("It Must Be Love"), Juice Newton ("Dirty Looks"), Sparks ("I Wish I Looked a Little Better"), George Benson, Huey Lewis & the News, Ronnie Milsap, and Marie Osmond.
  • Marilyn McCoo & Andy Gibb
    Performers include co-host Andy Gibb ("I Just Want to Be Your Everything"); Kim Carnes ("Invisible Hands"); Little River Band; Heart; Waylon Jennings; Jeffery Osborne ("Don't You Get So Mad"); and Shandi ("He's a Dream"). This is the first appearance of Andy Gibb since he left the show 2 seasons earlier. A duet by Andy & Marilyn ("Every Breath You Take") closes the show.moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo & Commodores
    Performers include The Commodores ("Only You"); The Tubes ("The Monkey Time"); Frank Stallone ("Far from Over"); Men at Work ("It's a Mistake"); Bonnie Tyler ("Total Eclipse of the Heart"); Alabama ("Lady Down on Love"); and Mitch Ryder("Devil with a Blue Dress On"). Comedy from Wayland Flowers and Madame.
    The Commodores and Marilyn perform an energetic duet on "Sail On," "Still," "Lady" and "You bring Me Up."moreless
  • Marilyn McCoo & Rick Nelson

    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".