The Midnight Special - Season 6

NBC (ended 1981)




Episode Guide

  • Hosts: The Captain and Tennille
    --The Captain and Tennille (hosts) - "Can't Stop Dancin'," "Come In from the Rain," "54 Boogie Blues" & "Circles" --Chaka Khan with the Captain & Tennille - "Let the Good Times Roll" --Little River Band - "Help Is on the Way" & "It's a Long Way There" --Lou Rawls - "See You When I Get There" & "Spring Again" --Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan - "Everlasting Love" --Neil Young (on film) - "Like a Hurricane" --Midnight Special salute to Janis Ian --Midnight Special "Hit of the Week" - David Bowie's "Fame"moreless
  • Host: David Brenner
    Guests: --The Average White Band - "Star in the Ghetto" --The Average White Band and Ben E. King - "Keeping It to Myself" --Joan Baez - "Diamonds and Rust," "Time Rag," "Honest Lullaby" & "A Heartfelt Line or Two" --The Brothers Johnson - "Strawberry Letter 23" --REO Speedwagon - "Keep Pushin'" & "Ridin' the Storm Out" --Midnight Special salute to Yesmoreless
  • Host: George Benson
    Guests: --George Benson (host) - "The Greatest Love of All" & "Nature Boy," --George Benson and Minnie Riperton - "Misty" --Minnie Riperton - "Young Willin' and Able" & "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love?" --Roy Ayers and George Benson - "What's Going On" --Bonnie Raitt - "Three Time Loser" & "My Opening Farewell" --Roger Daltrey - "Say It Ain't So, Joe" (music video) --Midnight Special salute to Lou Rawls

    George Benson, Roy Ayers, Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Klemmer and Phil Upchurch - "Fever" (performed at beginning of show) and "Chameleon" (performed at closing of show)moreless

  • Host: Kenny Rogers
    Host: Kenny Rogers
    Episode 4
    --Kenny Rogers (host) - "Just Dropped in (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)," "Daytime Friends," "Sweet Music Man" & "Oh Lady Luck" --Kenny Rogers and Debby Boone - "Desperado" --Debby Boone - "You Light Up My Life," "Love Is Thicker Than Water" & "Baby I'm Yours" --Andy Gibb - "Love Is Thicker Than Water" --Bob Marley & the Wailers (on film from London) - 'Jammin'," "Get Up, Stand Up" & "Exodus" --Supertramp (on film) - "Give A Little Bit" video --B.J. Thomas - "Don't Worry Baby" & "Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues)" --Carly Simon (on film) - "Nobody Does It Better" (with scenes from the movie "The Spy who Loved Me")moreless
  • Hosts: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
    --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (hosts) - "My Very Special Darling," "Wonderful," "My Reason to Be Is You" & "Look What You've Done to My Heart" --Eric Carmen - "Marathon Man," "She Did It" & "Boots Against the Current" --Michael Masser (playing piano) with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - a medley of three Masser songs ("Do You Know" "Touch Me in the Morning" + 1 more song) --Johnny Rivers - "Slow Dancin'" --Rod Stewart (on tape) - "I Was Only Joking" & "Hot Legs" music videos --Midnight Special salute to Randy Newmanmoreless
  • Host: Elvin Bishop
    Host: Elvin Bishop
    Episode 6
    --Elvin Bishop (host) - "Struttin' My Stuff," "Fooled Around and Fell in Love," "Birthday Cake," "Another Mule" & "Rock My Soul" --Elvin Bishop and Van Morrison - "Help Me" --Elvin Bishop and Crystal Gayle - "Green Door" --Electric Light Orchestra - "Telephone Line" & "Rock Aria" --Crystal Gayle - "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" & "Ready for Times to Get Better" --Ronnie McDowell - "The King Is Gone" --Van Morrison - "Domino" --Thin Lizzy - "Dancin' in the Monlight" & "Emerald"moreless
  • Host: David Soul
    Host: David Soul
    Episode 7
    --David Soul (host) - "Don't Give Up on Us," "Silver Lady," "Playing to an Audience of One," "Nobody but a Fool or a Preacher," "Flute Thing" & "Hooray for Hollywood" --David Soul and Debby Boone - "Oregon" --David Soul and Lynne Marta - "Tennessee Blues" --Debby Boone - "You Light Up My Life" & "My Dangerous Heart" --Little River Band - "Help Is on Its Way" --Paul Nicholas - "Heaven on the 7th Floor" --Styx - "Come Sail Away" & "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)" --Midnight Special to the Electric Light Orchestramoreless
  • Host: Lou Rawls
    Host: Lou Rawls
    Episode 8
    --Lou Rawls (host) - "Lady Love," "Tradewinds," "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" & "There Will Be Love" --Lou Rawls and Candi Staton - "You Bet Your Sweet Sweet Love" --Kip Adotta (comedy segment) --KC & the Sunshine Band - "Keep It Comin' Love" --Alan Parsons Project - "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" --Player - "Baby Come Back" & "Come On Out" --Candi Staton - "Young Hearts Run Free" --Rod Stewart - "You're in My Heart" & "Insane" --Midnight Special salute to Harry Nilssonmoreless
  • Host: Glen Campbell
    --Glen Campbell - "William Tell Overture," "MacArthur Park," "Amazing Grace" & a Beach Boys medley --Brick - "Dusic" & "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" --Glen Campbell & Dorothy Moore - "How Sweet It Is" --Dorothy Moore - "Let the Music Play" & "I Believe In You" --Dianne Steinberg - "Amazing" & "The Wish" --Midnight Special salute to Anne Murraymoreless
  • Hosts: The Spinners
    Hosts: The Spinners
    Episode 10
    --The Spinners (hosts) - "I'll Be Around," "Heaven on Earth," "Baby I Need Your Love" & "Easy Come, Easy Go" --Ronee Blakely and the Spinners - "Then Came You" --Gato Barbieri - "Ruby" & "I Want You" --J.J. Barrie - "Bing's Gone" --Ronee Blakely - "Need a New Sun Rising" --Crystal Gayle - "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" --Heatwave - "Boogie Nights" --Alan Price - "I Want to Dance" & "I've Been Hurt" --Midnight Special salute to the Average White Bandmoreless
  • Host: Frankie Valli
    Host: Frankie Valli
    Episode 11
    --Frankie Valli (host) - "Swearin' to God," "I Need You," "With You" & "Native New Yorker" --Pat Boone - "Ain't Going Down in the Bround Before My Time" --Robert Gordon & Link Wray - "Red Hot" --Robert Gordon - "The Way I Walk" --Chris Hillman - "Playing the Fool" & "Heartbreaker" --Robin Trower - "Farther Up the Road," "Somebody's Calling" & "Bridge of Sighs" --Clip from animated special "A Doonesbury Special" with cartoon version of Thudpucker performing "Solo." --Midnight Special salute to Olivia Newton-Johnmoreless
  • Host: Wolfman Jack
    Host: Wolfman Jack
    Episode 12
    --Wolfman Jack (host) --Air Supply - "Feel the Breeze" & "Do It Again" --David Bowie - "Heroes" (probably a music video) --England Dan & John Ford Coley - "Gone Too Far" & "Dowdy Ferry Road" --Fusion - "You Gotta Find Jesus" --The Jacksons - "Going Places" --Paul McCartney and Wings (on film) - "Mull of Kintyre" --Ricci Martin - "Moonbeams" --Libby Titus - "Fool That I Am" & "Love Has No Pride" --Bill Withers - "Lovely Day" --Midnight Special salute to Brenda Leemoreless
  • Host: Lou Rawls
    Host: Lou Rawls
    Episode 13
    --Lou Rawls (host) - "See You When I Get There" "Pure Imagination," "Lady Love" & "Tradewinds" --Lou Rawls and Dorothy Moore - "Let It Be Me" --Dorothy Moore - "With Pen in Hand" & "Let the Music Play" --Paul Nicholas - "Heaven on the Seventh Floor" & "Earthquake, Landslide, Hurricane" --Rod Stewart - "You're in My Heart," "Hot Legs" & "I Was Only Joking" (probably music videos) --Thin Lizzy - "Bad Reputation" --Midnight Special salute to Electric Light Orchestramoreless
  • Host: Pat Boone (1977 Midnight Special Christmas Show)
    --Pat Boone (host) - medley of hits, "Ain't Going Down in the Ground Before My Time," "Break My Mind" & "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
    --Pat Boone and family - "Joy to the World"
    --Debby Boone - "You Light Up My Life" & "Until Your Love Broke Through."
    --Pat Boone, Debby Boone - "Nothing Ever Changes" & "If" (both songs with David Gates?)
    --Pat Boone and his daughters - Christmas medley
    --David Gates - "Goodbye Girl."
    --Phoebe Snow - "Never Letting Go," "Love Makes a Woman" & "Electra."
    --Midnight Special salute to Emerson, Lake & Palmermoreless
  • Hosts: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
    --Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (hosts) - "You Don't Have to Be a Star to Be in My Show," "Sad Eyes," "You Got Me Running" & "Just the Two of Us" --Heart (on film) - "Check It Out," "Keep Your Love Alive," "Little Queen & "Barracuda" --Gladys Knight and the Pips (on film) - "I've Got to Use My Imagination" --Dave Mason - "We Just Disagree" & "Let It Go, Let It Flow" --Boz Scaggs (on film) - "Lowdown," "Lido Shuffle" & "Balloons"moreless
  • Hosts: The Bay City Rollers
    --The Bay City Rollers (hosts) - "Money Honey," "The Way I Feel Tonight," "Pie," "Don't Let the Music Die" & "Wouldn't You Like It?" --Black Oak Arkansas - "Race with the Devil" & "Not Fade Away" --Greg Lake - "C'est la Vie" --New Riders of the Purple Sage - "Jasper" & "Take a Red" --Randy Newman (on film) - "Short People" --Queen (on film) - "We Are the Champions" music video --Kenny Rogers - "Sweet Music Man," "Morgana Jones" & "Something's Burnin'"moreless
  • Hosts: The O'Jays
    Hosts: The O'Jays
    Episode 17
    --The O'Jays (hosts) - "For the Love of Money," "Message in Our Music," "Stand Up" and a medley ("Backstabbers," "Wildflowers," "Sunshine," "Love Train," "Put Your Hands Together") --Air Supply - "Do It Again" --David Bowie - "Heroes" (probably a music video) --England Dan & John Ford Coley - "Gone Too Far" --Emerson, Lake & Palmer - "Tiger in the Spotlight" --Dee Dee Sharp Gamble - "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" --Sammy Hagar - "Red" & "You Make Me Crazy" --Billy Preston - "Nothin' from Nothin'," "I'm Really Gonna Miss You" & "Wide Stride" --Midnight Special salute to the Animalsmoreless
  • Host: Aretha Franklin
    --Aretha Franklin (host) - "Touch Me Up," "Keep On Loving You," "Almighty Fire" & "Joy Baby" --Aretha Franklin and the Four Tops - "Isn't She Lovely" --The Four Tops - "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)" & "The Show Must Go On" --Dan Hill - "Sometimes When We Touch" & "Hold On" --Fred Travalena (comedy segment) --Barry White - "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Net to Me" --Midnight Special tribute to Black Oak Arkansasmoreless
  • Host: Shaun Cassidy
    Host: Shaun Cassidy
    Episode 19
    --Shaun Cassidy (guest host) - "Hey Deanie," "That's Rock and Roll" & "Teen Dream" --Peter Allen - "I Go to Rio" & "She Loves to Hear the Music" --Tom Dressen (comedian) - comedy monologue --George Duke - "Reach for It," "Searchin' My Mind" & "We Give Our Love" --Paul McCartney & Wings - "Mull of Kintyre" music video --Bob Welch - "Sentimental Lady" & "Ebony Eyes" --Midnight Special tribute to ABBAmoreless
  • Host: Natalie Cole
    Host: Natalie Cole
    Episode 20
    --Natalie Cole (guest host) - "This Will Be," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," "Our Love," "Be Thankful" & "Just Can't Stay Away" --The Bee Gees - interview --Rick Danko - "Java Blues" & "Brainwash" --Yvonne Elliman - "If I Can't Have You" & "Sally Go Round the Roses" --KC and the Sunshine Band - "Boogie Shoes," --Ronnie Laws - "Friends and Strangers" & "Always There"moreless
  • Million Sellers of 1977 (hosted by Wolfman Jack)
    Million Sellers of 1977 Host: Wolfman Jack (clips from past shows): --Debby Boone - "You Light Up My Life" --Electric Light Orchestra - "Telephone Line" --The Emotions - "Best of My Love" --Crystal Gayle - "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" --Andy Gibb - "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" --Manfred Mann's Earth Band - "Blinded by the Light" --Johnny Rivers - "Slow Dancin'" --Leo Sayer - "When I Need You"

    Music videos / promotional clips: --Elton John & Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" --Queen - "We Are the Champions" --Rod Stewart - "Hot Legs" --Cat Stevens - "(Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard" --Olivia Newton John - "Sam"moreless

  • Host: Donna Summer
    Host: Donna Summer
    Episode 22
    --Donna Summer (host) - "I Feel Love," "Last Dance," "I Love You" & "A Man Like You" --Kenny Rogers - "Daytime Friends" & "Love or Something Like It" --Kenny Rogers and Dottie West - "Every Time Two Fools Collide" & "Anyone Who Isn't Me Tonight" --Brooklyn Dreams - "Music, Harmony and Rhythm" & "Don't Fight the Feeling" --The Captain and Tennille - "Sad Eyes" --Journey - "Lights" (video) & "Feeling That Way" --Midnight Special salute to Elvin Bishopmoreless
  • Host: Rick Nelson
    Host: Rick Nelson
    Episode 23
    --Rick Nelson (guest host) - "I Wanna Move with You," "Gimme a Little Sign," "Something You Can't Buy," "Garden Party" & "Mystery Train" --George Benson - "Here Comes the Sun" --Paul Davis - "I Go Crazy," "Bad Dream" & "I Never Heard the Song At All" --Sweet Inspirations - "Dance" & "Sweet Inspiration" --10cc (music videos) - "The Things We Do for Love" & "Five O'Clock in the Morning" --Midnight Special salute to the Captain and Tennillemoreless
  • Host: Ronnie Milsap
    Host: Ronnie Milsap
    Episode 24
    --Ronnie Milsap (host) - "Let My Love Be Your Pillow," "What a Difference You've Made in My Life," "I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love," "Country Cookin'," "It Was Almost Like a Song" & "Let My Love" --Ronnie Milsap - medley ("I'm a Stand By Your Woman Man," "What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down," "Daydreams" and "About Night Things")

    --Ronnie Milsap & Larry Gatlin - "Lovesick Blues" --Larry Gatlin - "Love Is Just a Game" & "Broken Lady" --Crystal Gayle - "Ready for the Times to Get Better" & "Let's Do It Right" --Conway Twitty - "It's Only Make Believe" & "Maybellene" --Midnight Special salute to Jerry Lee Lewismoreless

  • Hosts: Player
    Hosts: Player
    Episode 25
    --Player (hosts) - "Baby Come Back," "Cancellation," "This Time I'm in It for Love" & "Come On Out" --ABBA - "Name of the Game" (probably a music video) --Jay Ferguson - "Thunder Island" & "Losing Control" --New Birth - "It's Been a Long Time" & "Coming from All Ends" --Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight" & "Late Night Radio" --Midnight Special salute to Queenmoreless
  • Host: Tom Jones
    Host: Tom Jones
    Episode 26
    --Tom Jones (guest host) - "Goin' Places," "I Just Want to Be Your Everything," "You Light Up My Life," "Deliah," "Back in Love Again," "No One Gave Me Love," "I Can See Clearly Now," "Have You Ever Been Lonely?" and a medley ("Are You Lonesome Tonight?" and "Can't Help Falling in Love with You") --The Emotions - "I Don't Want to Lose Your Love" & "How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away?" --Dan Hill - "Sometimes When We Touch" & "Hold On" --Midnight Special salute to the Electric Light Orchestramoreless
  • Host: Roger Miller
    Host: Roger Miller
    Episode 27
    --Roger Miller (host) - "King of the Road," "Orange Blossom Special," "There's Nobody Like You" & "Baby Me Baby" --Roger Miller and the Dirt Band - "Promised Land" --Gene Cotton - "Before My Heart Finds Out" & "Save the Dancer" --The Dirt Band - "In for the Night," "For a Little While" & "Escaping Reality" --KC and the Sunshine Band - "Boogie Shoes" --Andy Kaufman (comedy segment) --Raydio - "Jack and Jill" --Midnight Special salute to Herb Alpertmoreless
  • Hosts: England Dan and John Ford Coley
    --England Dan & John Ford Coley (guest host) - "We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again," "You Can't Dance," "Nights Are Forever without You," "Some Things Don't Come Easy" & "Maybe Tonight" --Barbara Carroll - "Isn't She Lovely" & "At Seventeen" --Kansas - "Dust in the Wind" & "Point of No Return" --Meatloaf - "Bat Out of Hell" (music video) --Wet Willie - "Street Corner Serenade," "One Track Mind" & "Make you Feel Loved Again" --Midnight Special salute to the Commodoresmoreless
  • Host: Jay Ferguson
    Host: Jay Ferguson
    Episode 29
    --Jay Ferguson (guest host) - "Thunder Island," "Losing Control," "Paying Time" and a medley ("Run Run Run," "Mr. Skin" & "I Got a Line on You") --Hoyt Axton - "Joy to the World" & "Flash of Fire" --Le Blanc-Carr Band - "Falling" & "Something About You" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Yvonne Elliman - "If I Can't Have You" --Kelly Warren - "I Got the Music in Me" --Bob Welch (on film) - "Ebony Eyes" --Interview: David Bowiemoreless
  • Host: Journey
    Host: Journey
    Episode 30
    --Journey (hosts) - "Wheel in the Sky," "Feeling That Way," "Anytime," "Patiently" & "La Do Da" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Rita Coolidge - "The Way You Do the Things You Do" & "Words" --Al Jarreau - "So Long Girl" & "Better Than Anything" --Eddie Money - "Baby Hold On," "Don't Worry" & "Two Tickets To Paradise" --Plus, Flo & Eddie (of The Turtles) interview Lou Reed.moreless
  • Host: Yvonne Elliman
    --Yvonne Elliman (guest host) - "If I Can't Have You," "Sally Go Round the Roses" & "Up to the Man in You" --Chris Bliss (juggler) --Be-Bop Deluxe - "Panic in the World" & "New Precision" --Walter Egan - "Magnet and Steel" & "Blonde in the Blue T-Bird" --Rubicon - "I'm Gonna Take Care of Everything" & "Cheatin'" --Robin Trower - "Bluebird" --Bonnie Tyler - "It's a Heartache" --Midnight Special salute to Tavaresmoreless
  • Host: Dicky Betts
    Host: Dicky Betts
    Episode 32

    --Dickey Betts (guest host) - "Good Time Feelin'."
    --Dickey Betts, Elvin Bishop, Charlie Daniels and Bonnie Bramlet - "Southbound" and "Midnight Creeper."
    --Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush - "Johnny B. Goode" and "I'm a King Bee."
    --George Benson - "Lady Blue" & "On Broadway."
    --Oak Ridge Boys - "Heavenbound" & "You're the One."
    --Genesis (music video?) - "Follow You, Follow Me."
    --Kelly Warren - "Rocky Top."

  • Host: Helen Reddy (May 19, 1978)

    --Helen Reddy (guest host) - "Ready or Not," "Lady of the Night," "We'll Sing in the Sunshine" & "Poor Little Fool"
    --On film: Elton John performs "Ego"
    --Andy Kaufman (comedian) - "Oklahoma" & "My Way"
    --Player - "Cancellation" & "This Time I'm in It for Love"
    --Samantha Sang - "Emotion" & "You Keep Me Dancing"
    --Joe Brooks interview with Flo and Eddie.
    --Midnight Special salute to Billy Preston.

  • Co-hosts: Donna Summer & Wolfman Jack
    --Wolfman Jack (co-host) --Donna Summer (co-host) - "Once Upon a Time" & "Last Dance" --Brooklyn Dreams - "Street Dance" --Linda Clifford - "Runaway Love" & "If My Friends Could See Me Now" --HOT - "No Love in the Morning" --Paul Jabara - "Queen of the Disco" --Love and Kisses - "Thank God It's Friday" --Tuxedo Junction - "Chattanooga Choo Choo" --The Village People - "San Francisco" & "Macho Man" --Midnight Special tribute to KC & the Sunshine Bandmoreless
  • Host: Crystal Gayle
    Host: Crystal Gayle
    Episode 35
    --Crystal Gayle (host) - "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" "Why Have You Left the One You Left Me for?" "Cry Me a River" & "Someday Soon" --Andy Kaufman (comedian) - "Confidence," "The Cow Goes Moo" & "Mighty Mouse" --Chuck Mangione - "Feels So Good" & Hide and Seek (Ready or Not Here I Come)" --Peace and Quiet - "And Here She Is" --Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - "American Girl," "I Need to Know" & "Listen to Her Heart" --Eddie Rabbitt - "Crossin' the Mississippi" & "You Don't Love Me Anymore" --On film: clip from "The Last Waltz"moreless
  • Host: Elvin Bishop
    Host: Elvin Bishop
    Episode 36
    --Elvin Bishop (guest host) - "Raisin' Hell," "Travelin' Mood," "Stealing Watermelons," "Fishing" & "Raisin' Hell" (closing credits) --Alessi - "All for a Reason" & "I Don't Want to Lose You" --Andy Gibb - "Shadow Dancing" --Nick Lowe - "So It Goes" & "Heart of the City" --Paul McCartney & Wings - "With a Little Luck" (music video) --Cory Wells - "When You Touch Me This Way" & "Midnight Lady" --Midnight Special salute to Leo Sayermoreless
  • Host: Mac Davis
    Host: Mac Davis
    Episode 37
    --Mac Davis (host) - "You Put Music in My Life," "Shee Moe Foe," "Rock 'n' Roll, I Gave You All the Best Years of My Life," "You Are" & "You Put Music in My Life" (closing credits) --Andrew Gold - "Thank You for Being a Friend," "The Gambler" & "Never Let Her Slip Away" --Johnny Paycheck - "Me and the I.R.S." & "Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms" --Johnny Paycheck and Mac Davis - "Take This Job and Shove It" --Todd Rundgren - "Can We Still Be Friends" and a mime piece titled "Bread" --Rod Stewart - "I Was Only Joking" (probably a music video) --Midnight Special salute to George Bensonmoreless
  • Host: Burton Cummings
    --Burton Cummings (host) - "Roll with the Punches," "Break It to Them Gently," "Guns, Guns, Guns" (Godspeed Mother Nature)," "Dream of a Child" & "Roll with the Punches" --Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman - "American Woman" --Randy Bachman - "Takin' Care of Business," "Is the Night Too Cold for Dancing" & "Survivor" --Ronnie Montrose - "Town without Pity" & "My Little Mystery" --Teddy Pendergrass - "You Got What I Want," "Only You" & "Close the Door" --Patti Smith - performs "Twenty-Fifth Floor" and "Because the Night." Plus, an interview with Lisa Robinson. --Closing credits: Burton Cummings - "Roll with the Punches"moreless
  • Host: Martin Mull
    Host: Martin Mull
    Episode 39
    --Martin Mull (guest host) - (1) sings "I'm Everyone I've Ever Loved," (2) "Yellow Face" (comedy segment about variations of the "smile button" around the world), (3) "The Humming Song," (4) Record Album offer (comedy skit about Mull's new album without a cover), (5) sings "I'll Do the Samba, While You March Along" & (6) a lullaby titled "Goodnight" --Martin Mull and Flo & Eddie - "Get Up, Get Down" & "Puff the Magic Dragon" --Flo & Eddie - "Natural Man" --Mink De Ville - "Guardian Angel" & "Just Your Friends" --Robert Palmer - "Every Kinda People" & "You're Gonna Get What's Coming" --Burt Reynolds (cameo appearance, walk on) --Jethro Tull (on tape) - "Heavy Horses" videomoreless
  • Host: Eddie Money
    Host: Eddie Money
    Episode 40
    --Eddie Money (host) - "Two Tickets to Paradise." --Todd Rundgren - "Can We Still Be Friends?" --Gerry Rafferty (on film) - "Baker Street" --Eddie Money - "So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star" & "Baby Hold On" --Stanley Clarke (on bass guitar) - "Rock and Roll Jelly" --Jay Ferguson - "Losing Control" --Peter Noone and Spencer Davis reminisce about the 1960's with vintage clips of Herman's Hermits and the Spencer Davis Group. --Spencer Davis - "Easy Rider" --Spencer Davis and Peter Noone - "Oh Boy" and "The Midnight Special" --Todd Rundgren - "Bread" (a mime piece) --ABBA (on film) - "Take a Chance on Me" video --Stanley Clarke & his group - "More Hot Fun" --Eddie Money - "So Good to Be in Love Again," "Call On Me" and "Everybody Rock & Roll The Place"moreless
  • Host: Leo Sayer
    Host: Leo Sayer
    Episode 41
    --Leo Sayer (guest host) - "How Much Love," "Dancing the Night Away," "Rainin' in My Heart," "Something Fine (Looking Back Carefully)" & "The Show Must Go On" --Chuck Mangione - "Feels So Good" & "Hide and Seek" --Randy Newman - "Baltimore" --Raydio - "Jack and Jill" & "Is This a Love Thing?" --Dennis Roussos - "I Just Live" & "That Once in a Lifetime" --Bonnie Tyler - "It's a Heartache" --Wolfman Jack interviews Gary Busey (who talks about his movie "The Buddy Holly Story") --Leo Sayer, Gary Busey and Wolfman Jack - "It's So Easy"moreless
  • Host: Frankie Valli
    Host: Frankie Valli
    Episode 42
    --Frankie Valli (guest host) - "Grease," "Sherry Baby," "Save me, Save me," "Needing You" & "Sometimes Love Makes Me Cry" --Atlanta Rhythm Section - "I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight" & "Imaginary Lover" --Walter Egan - "Magnet and Steel," "Hot Summer Nights" & "Finally Found a Girlfriend" --Nick Gilder - "Hot Child in the City" & "Got to Get Out" --A Taste of Honey - "Boogie Oogie Oogie" & "Distant" --On film: Clip from "Grease" with John Travolta and Olivia Newton John --Midnight Special salute to Jim Croce (with film clips) and tributes by Randy Newman, Loggins and Messina, & Tommy West (Croce's producer)moreless
  • Hosts: Todd Rundgren & Utopia

    --Todd Rundgren and Utopia - "Real Man," "You Cried Wolf," "Love in Action," "Sometimes I Don't Know What to Feel" and "Just One Victory."
    --Carlene Carter - "I Once Knew Love."
    --Exile - "Kiss You All Over" & "Never Gonna Stop."
    --Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - "I Need to Know," "American Girl" and "Listen to Her Heart."
    --Warren Zevon - "Werewolves of London" and "Nighttime in the Switching Yard."
    --Music video: Carlene Carter - "Never Together but Close Sometimes."
    --Music video: Meatloaf - "Paradise by the Dashboard Light."

  • Hosts: KC & the Sunshine Band
    --KC & the Sunshine Band (hosts) - "Do You Feel Alright?" "Who Do You Love?" "Come to My Island" & "Do You Feel Alright?" (closing credits) --KC & the Sunshine Band - a medley of hits ("Get Down Tonight," "That's the Way (I Like It)," "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake your Booty," "I'm Your Boogie Man," "Keep It Comin' Love" and "It's the Same Old Song") --Jimmy "Bo" Horne - "Dance Around the Floor" & "Let Me (Let Me Be your Lover)" --Cheryl Ladd - "Think It Over" & "Lady Gray" --Paul McCartney - "I've Had Enough" (music video) --Teddy Pendergrass - "Close the Door" & "Only You" --Donna Summer - "Last Dance" & "I Love You" --Midnight Special salute Otis Reddingmoreless