The Midnight Special

Season 4 Episode 1

Helen Reddy / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Phoebe Snow

Aired Saturday 12:30 AM Sep 19, 1975 on NBC

Episode Recap

--Bob Newhart (cameo appearance) introduces Helen Reddy

--Helen Reddy - "I'll Be Your Audience"

--Hit of the Week: "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (an animated film of the Jim Croce recording)

--Paul Williams - "Rainy Days & Mondays"

--Helen Reddy - "I Won't Last a Day Without You"

--Paul Williams and Helen Reddy sing "Just An Old Fashioned Love Song"

--Midnight Special salute to David Bowie. With clips of Bowie performing "Fame," "Sorrow" and "1984."

--The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Dream"

--Phoebe Snow - "I Don't Want the Night to End"

--Billy Braver (comedy segment) - re: his childhood, his parents, school, and religion.

--Paul Williams - "Cried Like a Baby"

--The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Bayou Jubilee" and "The Battle of New Orleans"

--Helen Reddy - "Time"

--The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Mother of Love"

--Phoebe Snow - "Poetry Man"

--Paul Williams - "Old Souls"

--Helen Reddy thanks her guests and sings "I Am Woman" as the closing credits roll.