The Midnight Special - Season 4

NBC (ended 1981)




Episode Guide

  • Host: Aretha Franklin
    --Aretha Franklin (host) - "Respect," "Sparkle" (theme from the movie) & "Mr. D.J." --Aretha Franklin does impressions of Billy Holiday ("Easy to Remember"); Gladys Knight ("Midnight Train to Georgia") and Diana Ross ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") --Bob Greenberg persents Aretha with a gold album for "Sparkle" --Lou Rawls - "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine," "Groovy People" & "This Song Will Last Forever" --The Marshall Tucker Band - "Long Hard Ride," "Fire on the Mountain" & "Searchin' for a Rainbow" --The Movies - "Dancin' on Ice" --Midnight Special salute to Paul Williamsmoreless
  • Host: Jimmie Walker
    Host: Jimmie Walker
    Episode 42
    --Jimmie Walker (host) --Lynn Anderson - medley ("Rose Garden," "Top of the World" and "Cry") & "Gone At Last" --Elvin Bishop - "Struttin' My Stuff" --Cate Brothers - "Union Man" & "Can't Change My Heart" --1st National Rotagilla Band - "Rotagilla Chorus" & "I Feel Like Singing" --Henry Gross - "Springtime Mama" & "Southern Band" --Johnnie Taylor - "Disco Lady" & "Somebody's Gettin' It" --Midnight Special salute: Neil Sedakamoreless
  • Host: Helen Reddy (August 20, 1976)

    --Helen Reddy (host) - "I Can't Hear You No More," "Mama," "Hold Me in Your Dreams Tonight," "Get Off Me Baby" & "I Am Woman."
    --Billy Braver (comedian) - comedy monologue (re: childhood fears, his relatives, childhood playmates, getting assaulted).
    --The Manhattans - "Kiss and Say Goodbye" & "Searching for Love"
    --Walter Murphy - "A Fifth of Beethoven" (rock version of Beethoven's 5th) & "Flight 76" (rock version of "Flight of the Bumble Bee").
    --Cliff Richard - "Devil Woman"
    --Harriet Schock - "Hollywood Town" & "Southern Belle"
    --Starbuck - "Moonlight Feels Right" & "I Got to Know"

  • Host: Paul Williams
    Host: Paul Williams
    Episode 40
    --Paul Williams (host) - "Life Goes On," "Time and Tide" & "Traveling Boy" --The Brothers Johnson - "I'll Be Good to You" & "Get the Funk out Ma Face" --Anthony Newley - "Teach the Children," "What Kind of Fool Am I?" & "The Man Who Makes You Laugh" --Vicki Sue Robinson - "Turn the Beat Around" & "Wonderland of Love" --Candi Staton - "Young Hearts Run Free" & "Run to Me" --Midnight Special salute to Jackie Wilson --Queen (music video) - "You're My Best Friend"moreless
  • Host: James Brown
    Host: James Brown
    Episode 39
    --James Brown - "Sex Machine," "Get Up Offa That Thing," "Try Me," "A Man's World" & "Everybody Wanna Get Funky One More Time" --Peter Frampton - "Baby I Love Your Way" --Rhythm Heritage - "Baretta's Theme (Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow)" --Seals & Crofts - "Get Closer" & "Goodbye Old Buddies" --J.D. Souther - "Black Rose," "Banging My Head Against the Moon" & "Silver Blue" --Midnight Special salute to Alice Cooper (2-part tribute) --Music video: Elton John and Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart"moreless
  • Host: David Brenner
    Host: David Brenner
    Episode 38
    --David Brenner (host) - introduces other guests and does comedy monologues --George Benson - "This Masquerade" & "Breezin'" --Hot Chocolate - "You Sexy Thing" & "Brother Louie" --Phoebe Snow - "Poetry Man" & "Harpo's Blues" --The Sylvers - "Boogie Fever," "Free Style" & "Cotton Candy" --Gary Wright - "My Love is Alive" & "Dream Weaver"moreless
  • Hosts: The Spinners
    Hosts: The Spinners
    Episode 37
    --The Spinners (hosts) - "Wake Up Susan," "Games People Play," "It's a Shame" & "Love or Leave" --The Captain and Tennille - "Shop Around"& "The Wedding Song (There Is Love)" --Eric Carmen - "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again" & "All By Myself" --Henry Gross - "Shannon," "Springtime Mama" & "Southern Band" --Starbuck - "Moonlight Feels Right" & "I Got to Know" --Midnight Special salute to Jim Crocemoreless
  • Host: Helen Reddy (July 16, 1976)

    --Helen Reddy (host) - "I Can't Hear You No More," "Gladiola," "Lady Chain" & "I Am Woman."
    --Elvin Bishop - "Fooled Around and Fell in Love," "Struttin' My Stuff" & "Joy."
    --Music video: Elton John and Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart."
    --B.B. King - "When I'm Wrong."
    --B.B. King and Helen Reddy (playing piano) - "Everybody Lies a Little."
    --Gladys Knight & the Pips - "I've Got to Use My Imagination" & "Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me."
    --Flora Purim - "Open Your Eyes You Can Fly."
    --Midnight Special salute to Harry Chapin.

  • Host: Rita Coolidge
    Host: Rita Coolidge
    Episode 35
    --Rita Coolidge (host) - "I Feel the Burden" "Hula Hoop," "Taking It All in Stride" "Yellow Beach Umbrella" --Rita Coolidge and Willie Nelson - "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" (another source lists "Goodnight Irene") --Rita Coolidge and Jackie DeShannon - "I Wanted It All" --Rita Coolidge, Booker T. Huffman, Willie Nelson and Jackie DeShannon - "Amazing Grace" and "The Midnight Special" --Booker T. Huffman (of Booker T and the MG's) - "Time Is Tight" & "Tie Stick" & "Time Is Tight" --Jackie DeShannon - "All Night Desire" & "Boat to Sail" --Willie Nelson - "If You've Got the Money, Honey (I've Got the Time)," "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain" and a medley ("Funny How Time Slips Away" and "Night Life") --Midnight Special salute to Leadbelly (with old film clips of Leadbelly & scenes from the movie "Leadbelly")moreless
  • Host: Glen Campbell
    Host: Glen Campbell
    Episode 34
    --Glen Campbell - "Don't Pull Your Love," "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye," "Bloodline" & "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" --Glen Campbell and George Benson - "Affirmation" --Glen Campbell and Dorothy Moore - "Funny How Time Slips Away" --Glen Campbell and Jim Stafford - "Everybody Wants to Boogie" --George Benson - "This Masquerade" & "Breezin'" --Stephen Cohn - "American Cheese" & "Sunshine for You" --Dorothy Moore - "Misty Blue" --Jim Stafford - "Wildwood Weed" & "Star Spangled Banner" routine (Jim does impressions of Jonny Cash & Charley Pride) --Midnight Special tribute to Donovan (filmed interview, performance clips of some of his songs) --Hit of the Week: "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Michellmoreless
  • Host: Natalie Cole
    Host: Natalie Cole
    Episode 33
    --Natalie Cole (host) - "Sophisticated Lady," "Keep Smiling," "Touch Me" & "No Plans for the Future" --The Captain and Tennille - "Shop Around" & "Lonely Night (Angel Face)," --Billy Crystal (comedian) - stand-up comedy monologue (re: compaires NY to California; Disneyland) --Electric Light Orchestra - "Strange Magic" & "Evil Woman" --Sonny James - medley of his hats --Sonny James with Pratt and McClain - "Devil with a Blue Dress" --Pratt and McClain - "Happy Days" --Midnight Special tribute to Jethro Tull (with taped interview of band leader, Ian Anderson) Clips of Jethro Tull are also shown during the closing credits.moreless
  • Host: Seals & Crofts
    --Seals & Crofts (hosts) - "Get Closer," "Baby Blue," "Goodbye Old Buddies," "Jaimie" & "Million Dollar Horse" --Freddy Fender - "Vaya Con Dios" & "You'll Lose a Good Thing" --Genesis - "Assault and Battery" (music video) --Thelma Houston - "Get Ready," "Dancing in the Street," "Uptight," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing," "I Second That Emotion," "Superstitions" & "For Once in My Life" --Billy Joel - "Travellin' Prayer" --Eddie Kendricks - "He's a Friend" & "Happy" --Tanya Tucker - "Ain't That a Shame" & "After the Thrill Is Gone" --Midnight Special tribute to Bo Diddleymoreless
  • Host: Helen Reddy (June 11, 1976)

    --Helen Reddy (host) - "You Are a Song," "No One Told Me" & "I Am Woman."
    --David Brenner (comedian) - comedy segment with Helen Reddy.
    --Fleetwood Mac - "Rhiannon," "Why" (1974 song) & "Over My Head."
    --Dorothy Moore - "Misty Blue" & "Funny How Time Slips Away."
    --Gary Wright - "My Love Is Alive," "Dream Weaver" & "Can't Find the Judge."
    --Midnight Special tribute to Paul Anka (2-part salute with clips from past performances).
    --Plus, a demonstration of the latest disco dances.

  • Host: Neil Sedaka
    Host: Neil Sedaka
    Episode 30
    --Neil Sedaka (host) - "Steppin' Out," "Love in the Shadows," "Good Times Good Music Good Friends," "You Gotta make Your Own Sunshine," "Teach Your Children" & "Number One Heartache" --Neil Sedaka and Kim Carnes - "Perfect Strangers" --Eric Carmen - "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again" & "All By Myself" --Kim Carnes - "You're Part of Me" & "Nothing Makes Me Feel as Good as a Love Song" --The Commodores - "Sweet Love" & "Slippery When Wet" --Midnight Special salute to Yes --Hit of the Week: "Teach Your Children" by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Youngmoreless
  • Host: Paul Anka
    Host: Paul Anka
    Episode 29
    --Paul Anka (host) - "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" --Joan Baez - "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" & "Simple Twist of Fate" --The Beatles (on film) - "Hey Jude" --The Bee Gees - "Run to Me" --Chuck Berry - "Maybellene" & "Sweet Little Sixteen" --The Carpenters - "Please Me. Postman" --Chubby Checker - "The Twist" --Jim Croce - "Big Bad Leroy Brown" --Peter Frampton - "Show Me the Way" & "Baby I Love Your Way" --Bill Haley and the Comets - "Rock Around the Clock" & "See You Later Alligator" --Herman's Hermits - "I'm Henry VIII I Am" & "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" --Elvis Presley (on film) - "Don't Be Cruel" --Helen Reddy - "Delta Dawn"moreless
  • Host: Ray Charles
    Host: Ray Charles
    Episode 28
    --Ray Charles - "Every Saturday Night," "Georgia on My Mind," "Living for the City," "Blues for Big Scotia, "American the Beautiful" & "What'd I Say." --Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan - "What'd I Say" --Aaron and Freddie (ventriloquist act) --The Bay City Rollers - "Money Honey" & "Rock 'n' Roll Love Letter" --The Cate Brothers - "Union Man" --Freddy Fender - "You'll Lose a Good Thing" --Sarah Vaughan - "The Man I Love" --Midnight Special salute to Otis Reddingmoreless
  • Host: Janis Ian
    Host: Janis Ian
    Episode 27
    --Janis Ian (host) - "I Would Like to Dance," "Boy I Really Tied One On," "Roses," "Between the Lines," "Watercolors" & "At Seventeen" --Joan Baez - "Jesse" & 'I Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" --Electric Light Orchestra - "Strange Magic," "Nightrider" & "Evil Woman" --Larry Groce - "Junk Food Junkie" & "Old Fashioned Girl" --Flora Purim - "Open Your Eyes You Can Fly" & "Andei" --Midnight Special salute to Cat Stevensmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Fleetwood Mac
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "This Masquerade" & "I Am Woman" --Fleetwood Mac - "Rhiannon" & "World Turning" --Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - "Winners and Losers" & "Everyday Without You" --Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds with Helen Reddy - "Fallin' in Love" --Barry Manilow - "Tryin' to Get the Feelin' Again" & "Something's Comin' Up" --Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody" (probably a music video) --Gary Wright - "Dream Weaver," "Are You Weeping" & "My Love Is Alive"moreless
  • Host: Natalie Cole
    Host: Natalie Cole
    Episode 25
    --Natalie Cole (guest host) - "This Will Be," "Mr. Melody," "Inseparable" & "Sophisticated Lady" --The Bee Gees - "Nights on Broadway" & "Jive Talkin'" --Keith Carradine - "I'm Easy" --Charo - "La Salsa" --Earth, Wind and Fire - "Mighty Mighty" & "Shining Star" --KC and the Sunshine Band - "That's the Way (I Like It)" & "Get Down Tonight" --Gwen McCrae - "Rockin' Chair" & "He Don't Ever Lose His Groove" --Midnight Special salute to Alvin Lee and Ten Years Aftermoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Gordon Lightfoot / Little Richard
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Modern Day Magic," "Hold Me in Dreams Tonight" & "I Am Woman" --Eric Carmen - "All By Myself" & "That's Rock 'n' Roll" --Gordon Lightfoot - "Summertime Dream," "Spanish Moss" & "I'm Not Supposed to Care" --Little Richard - "Call My Name" --Little Richard & Helen Reddy - "Since I Met You Baby" --Barbara Mandrell - "Rocky Top" --Donna Summer - "Love to Love You Baby" & "Could It Be Magic" --Midnight Special salute: Jimmy Webbmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Peter Frampton / Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "The Immigrant," "Nice to Be Around" & "I Am Woman" --Peter Frampton - "Show Me the Way" & "Baby I Love Your Way" --Melissa Manchester - "Just You and I," "Rescue Me" & "Sing Sing Sing" --Rufus featuring Chaka Khan - "Sweet Thing" & "Fool's Paradise" --Jimmie Walker (comedy segment) --Midnight Special salute to Johnny Riversmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Miracles / Tanya Tucker / ELO
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Somewhere in the Night" --Frankie Avalon - "Venus" --Frankie Avalon and Helen Reddy - "Why" --David Bowie - "Fame" (music video?) --Billy Braver (comedy segment with Helen Reddy) --Electric Light Orchestra - "Evil Woman," "Nightrider" & "Strange Magic" --The Miracles - "Love Machine," "Ain't Nobody Straight in L.A." & "Do It Baby" --Tanya Tucker - "Don't Believe My Heart Can Stand Another You" & "You've Got Me to Hold On To" --Midnight Special salute to Little Richardmoreless
  • Host: David Brenner / Fleetwood Mac
    --David Brenner (guest host) - stand-up comedy segments throughout show --Fleetwood Mac - "Over My Head" & "Rhiannon" --Lesley Gore - "Immortality" & "Can't Seem to Live Our Good Times Down" --B.B. King - "Breaking Up Somebody's Home" & "Reconsider Baby" --Michael Murphy - "Renegade" & "Wildflower" --Anne Murray - "Sunday Sunrise" --Midnight Special salute to Dionmoreless
  • Host: Wolfman Jack (3rd Anniversary Show, Part 2)
    --Wolfman Jack (host) --Paul Anka - "You're Having My Baby" & "Jubilation" --The Captain and Tennille - "(You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman" --Mac Davis - "Something's Burning" --Janis Ian - "At Seventeen" & "When the Party's Over" --Barry Manilow - "Could It Be Magic" --Richard Pryor (stand-up comedy segment) --Neil Sedaka - "Laughter in the Rain" and a medley of hits --Midnight Special salute to Neil Youngmoreless
  • Host: Wolfman Jack (3rd Anniversary Show, Part 1)
    Third Anniversary Show --Wolfman Jack (host) --Herb Alpert (from 20-Jun-75) - "Desert Dance" and a medley of hits ("Lonely Bull," "Spanish Flea," "This Guy's in Love with You," "Taste of Honey" and "Zorba the Greek") --Glen Campbell - "Rhinestone Cowboy" --George Carlin (stand-up comedy) --Gladys Knight and the Pips - "Midnight Train to Georgia" & "I've Got to Use My Imagination" --Randy Newman - "All His Love" --The O'Jays - "Put Your Hands Together" and a medley ("People Keep Telling Me," "Time to Get Down," "This Air I Breathe," "992 Arguments" and "Backstabbers") --Linda Ronstadt - "When Will I Be Loved" --Frankie Valli - "My Eyes Adored You" and a medley of hits ("Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry" and "Bye Bye Baby") --Salute to Elton Johnmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / 5th Dimension / Tom T. Hall
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Our House," "God Bless the Child" & "I Am Woman"
    --The 5th Dimension - "Just Too Many People" & medley of hits ("Up, Up and Away," "Stone Soul Picnic," "Wedding Bell Blues," "One Less Bell to Answer," "Aquarius" & "We're Going Places Together")
    --Tom T. Hall - "I Like Beer" & "Pamela Brown"
    --Janis Ian - "This Must Be Wrong" & "Jesse"
    --Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody" (probably a music video)
    --Tim Thomerson (comedy segment)
    --Midnight Special salute to Frank Zappamoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Natalie Cole / Petula Clark
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Sweet Sympathy," "You Know Me" & "I Am Woman"
    --Petula Clark - "Give Me a Smile" & "Going Out of My Head"
    --Natalie Cole - "This Will Be" & "I Can't Say No"
    --C.W. McCall - "Convoy" & "The Silverton"
    --Uriah Heep - "Shady Lady"
    --Ted Neely - "Paradise" & "Gethsemane"
    --Billy Braver (stand-up comedian)moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Staple Singers / Poco
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "I've Been Wanting You," "Loneliness" & "I Am Woman" --The Staple Singers - "Let's Do It Again" "Respect Yourself" "Funky Love" --Olivia Newton-John - "Let It Shine" & "Lovers" --Poco - "Kep On Tryin'," "Sagebrush Serenade" & "Makin' Love" --Kenny Rankin - "In the Name of Love" & "Lost Up in Loving You" --Midnight Special salute: B.B. Kingmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Joan Baez / ELO
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Angie Baby" --Joan Baez - "Diamonds and Rust" & "Children and All That Jazz" --Glen Campbell - "Rhinestone Cowboy" --Earth, Wind & Fire - "Shining Star" --Electric Light Orchestra - "Can't Get It Out of My Head" & "Laredo Tornado" --Freddy Fender - "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights" --Janis Ian - "At Seventeen" --LaBelle - "Lady Marmalade" --Minnie Riperton - "Lovin' You" --Neil Sedaka - medley of hits & "Bad Blood"moreless
  • Host: Helen Reddy / Dolly Parton / Charlie Rich
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Somewhere in the Night," "Lady Chain" & "I Am Woman" --Dolly Parton - "Jolene" & "We Used To" --Allan Price - "Jarrow Song" & "City Lights" --Charlie Rich - "Midnight Blues" & "All Over Me" --Leo Sayer - "Another Time" --Roy Wood's Wizzard - "This Is the Story of My Love" & "Forever"moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Petula Clark / Peter Frampton
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Where Is My Friend?" & "I Am Woman" --Petula Clark - "My Love" --Helen Reddy & Petula Clark - "Super Loving Lady" --Ohio Players - "Love Rollercoaster" & "Honey" --Peter Frampton - "Show Me the Way," "Baby I Love Your Way" & "Do You Feel Like We Do" --Cotton, Lloyd & Christian - "I Can Sing I Can Dance" & "I Go to Pieces"moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Anne Murray / Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Keep On Singing," Get Off Me Baby" & "I Am Woman" --Glen Campbell - "Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)" & "My Girl" --George Miller (stand-up comedy) --Anne Murray - "Blue Finger Lou" "Sunday Sunrise" --Anne Murray and Johnny Rivers - "You Won't See Me" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - "Sweet Thing," "Fool's Paradise" & "One You Get Started" --The Whitneys - "I Got the Music in Me" & "I Need Your Loving Everyday" --Midnight Special salute: Gordon Lightfootmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Natalie Cole / Bee Gees / Olivia Newton-John
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Don't Mess with a Woman," "Are You Alright?" & "I Am Woman" --The Bee Gees - "Nights on Broadway," medley of hits & "Jive Talkin" --Natalie Cole - "This Will Be," "Inseparable" & "Your Face Stays in My Mind" --Mickey Gilley - "Honkey Tonk Wine" & "If You Were Mine to Lose" --Olivia Newton-John - "Let It Shine" & "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Frankie Valli / KISS / Barry Manilow
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Birthday Song," "Belle of the Blues" & "I Am Woman" --David Brenner (comedy segment) --KISS - "Deuce" & "She" --Barry Manilow - "Something's Comin' Up," "Tryin' to Get That Feelin' Again" & "I Want to Be Somebody's Baby" --Frankie Valli - "My Eyes Adored You" --Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - "Who Loves You?" --Midnight Special tribute to Harry Nilssonmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / David Essex / Brenda Lee / Jimmie Walker
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Angie Baby" & "Somewhere in the Night" --David Essex - "Rock On," "All the Fun of the Fair" & "Won't Get Burned Again" --Brenda Lee - "Bringing It Back" & "Too Hard to Handle" --Tom Scott & L.A. Express - "Good Evening Mr. and Mrs. America," "Tomcat" & "Rock Island Rocket" --Jimmie Walker (stand-up comedy)moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Neil Sedaka / Freddie Prinze

    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Delta Dawn," "Emotion" & "I Am Woman." --Helen Reddy and Neil Sedaka - "Sad Eyes." --Neil Sedaka - "Bad Blood," "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," "Lonely Night (Angel Face)," and "When You Were Loving Me." --The Captain and Tennille - "Natural Woman." --The Captain and Tennille with Neil Sedaka - "Love Will Keep Us Together." --KC & the Sunshine Band - "(That's the Way) I Like It" & "Get Down Tonight." --Freddie Prinze (stand-up comedy) --"Hit of the Week": The Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar." --Midnight Special salute to Led Zepplin.

  • Helen Reddy / Merle Haggard / Roger Daltrey
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Travelin' Band," "You Have Lived" & "I Am Woman" --Roger Daltrey - "Come and Get Your Love" & "Near to Surrender" --Merle Haggard - medley of songs & "Working Man Blues." Plus a fiddle medley. --Merle Haggard & Helen Reddy - "Today I Started Loving You Again" --Ohio Players - "Fire" & "Sweet Sticky Thing" --"Hit of the Week": Carly Simon - "You're So Vain" --Midnight Special salute: Glen Campbellmoreless
  • Helen Reddy / J. Geils Band / Hudson Brothers
    --Gabe Kaplan (cameo) - introduces Helen Reddy --Helen Reddy (host) - "Angie Baby," "Pretty Pretty," "Long Hard Climb," "Talk" & "I Am Woman" --The J. Geils Band - "Love Itis," "Orange Driver" & "Give It to Me" --The Hudson Brothers - "Ma Ma Ma Baby" & "Stop" --Tavares - "It Only Takes a Minute" & "Free Ride"moreless
  • Host: Glen Campbell / Mac Davis
    --Glen Campbell (guest host) - "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Coutry Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)," "When Will I Be Loved?" "Marie" & "Gentle on My Mind" --Glen Campbell and Mac Davis - "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me" --Mac Davis - "Naughty Girl" --Glen Campbell and Gwen McCrae - "Rockin' Chair" --Gwen McCrae - "Love Insurance" & "Move Me Baby" --Glen Campbell talks with L.A. Police Chief Edward Davis. --"Star Talk" - Three segments with celebrities answering questions (on film).moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Bee Gees / Ike & Tina Turner
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "This Must Be Wrong" & "You're My Home" --The Bee Gees - "Nights on Broadway," "Wind of Change" and a medley of hits. --Billy Joel - "Travelin' Prayer" & "Ballad of Billy the Kid" --Mel Tillis - "Rainy Day Woman" & "Mental Revenge" --Ike and Tina Turner - "Sexy Ida" & "Baby Get It On" --Midnight Special salute to Joan Baez (narrated by Wolfman Jack)moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Roger Miller / Keith Carradine
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Mrs. Robinson," "Songs" & "Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady" --Larry Beezer (comedy segment) --Keith Carradine - "I'm Easy" & "Honey Won't You Let Me Be Your Friend" --Keith Carradine and Helen Reddy - "It Don't Worry me" --The Crusaders - "Creole" & "Soul Caravan" --Janis Ian - "In the Winter" & "Bayonne Blues" --Roger Miller - "All I Love Is You," "The Day I Jumped from Uncle Harvey's Plane" & "Fraulein" --Roger Miller & Helen Reddy - "In the Summertime"moreless
  • Helen Reddy / Isaac Hayes / Barry Manilow
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "Raised on Rock," "You and Me Against the World" & "I Am Woman" --Helen Reddy and Isaac Hayes - "Body Language," --Isaac Hayes - "Feel Like Makin' Love," "Come Live with Me" & "I Can't Turn Around" --The Committee (comedy troupe) - perform 2 sketches. --Barry Manilow - "Could It Be Magic?" & "I Want to Be Somebody's Baby" --Midnight Special tribute to Chuck Berrymoreless
  • Helen Reddy / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Phoebe Snow
    --Helen Reddy (host) - "I'll Be Your Audience," "Time" & "I Am Woman" --Billy Braver (comedy segment) --The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Dream," "Bayou Jubilee," The Battle of New Orleans" & "Mother of Love" --Phoebe Snow - "I Don't Want the Night to End" & "Poetry Man" --Paul Williams - "Cried Like a Baby" & "Old Souls" --Midnight Special salute to David Bowie --Hit of the Week: "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (an animated film of the Jim Croce recording)moreless