The Midnight Special

Season 6 Episode 3

Host: George Benson

Aired Saturday 12:30 AM Sep 23, 1977 on NBC

Episode Recap

--George Benson, Roy Ayers, Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Klemmer and Phil Upchurch - "Fever" (opening jam)

--George Benson (host) - sings "The Greatest Love of All" (which he wrote for the film "The Greatest")

--Bonnie Raitt - "Three Time Loser"

--Roger Daltrey - "Say It Ain't So, Joe" (music video)

--Minnie Riperton and George Benson - "Misty"

--Midnight Special salute to Lou Rawls. Rawls talks about his career. Includes performances of "Tobacco Road," "It Was A Very Good year," "Old Folks," "Dead End Street," "Love Is A Hurtin' Thing" and "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine."

--George Benson - "Nature Boy"

--Minnie Riperton - "Young Willin' and Able"

--Bonnie Raitt - "My Opening Farewell"

--Roy Ayers and George Benson - "What's Going On"

--Minnie Riperton - "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love?"

--George Benson thanks his guests & joins Roy Ayers, Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, Jean-Luc Ponty and John Klemmer for "Chameleon" (closing jam, with closing credits)
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