MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – (4/6/73) – Hosted by The Bee Gees (To Love Somebody/Lonely Days/I Saw A New Morning/Medley Of Hits), Jerry Lee Lewis (Whole Lotta Shaking Going On), Skeeter Davis (One Tin Soldier/The End Of The World), Gladys Knight & The Pips (Neither One Of Us/Heard It Thru The Grapevine), Johnny Nash (Stir It Up/I Can See Clearly Now), Jim Weatherly (You Are A Song), Bee Gees & Jerry Lee (Medley of songs), comedian Frank Welker. 65 min. 7½
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - (4/27/73) - OLDIES SPECIAL with Jerry Lee Lewis (Great Balls Of Fire/High School Confidential/Drinkin' Wine Spo-dee-oh-dee/Cold, Cold Heart), Chubby Checker (The Twist/The Hucklebuck), Lloyd Price (Stagger Lee/Where Were You On Our Wedding Day?), Del Shannon (Runaway/Keep Searchin'), Little Anthony & The Imperials (Tears On My Pillow/I'm Alright), The Shirelles (Soldier Boy/Tonight's The Night), Freddy Cannon (Tallahassee Lassie/Way Down Yonder In New Orleans), Linda Gail & Jerry Lee Lewis (Roll Over Beethoven), The Penguins (Earth Angel), The Ronettes (Be My Baby), The Del Vikings (Come Go With Me). 1 hour 7
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - (2/15/74) - OLDIES SPECIAL with Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman/Only The Lonely/Dream Baby), The Drifters (Up On The Roof/Save The Last Dance For Me), Bobby Vee (Take Good Care Of My Baby/Devil Or Angel), Del Shannon (Runaway/Hats Off To Larry), Jackie Wilson (Higher And Higher/Lonely Teardrops), Duane Eddy (Rebel Rouser/Ramrod), Tommy Roe (Sheila), Lloyd Price (Personality/Stagger Lee). 45 min. 6½
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - (7/21/78) - episode with Eddie Money (Two Tickets To Paradise/I Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star/Baby Hold On To Me/So Good To Be In Love Again/Call On Me/Everybody Rock & Roll The Place) hosting Todd Rundgren (Can We Still Be Friends/Bread), Gerry Rafferty (Baker Street - promo), Stanley Clarke (Rock & Roll Jelly/More Hot Fun), Jay Ferguson (I'm Losing Control), Peter Noone & Spencer Davis discuss their early musical influences, ABBA (Take A Chance On Me - promo). w/o/c 90 min. 7
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - (9/28/79) - Hosted by The Cars (Let's Go/Moving In Stereo/Candy-O/The Dangerous Type/Got A Lot On My Head/Nightspots), Suicide (Dream, Baby Dream/Ghost Rider), The Records (Starry Eyes/Teenarama/Affection Rejected/All Messed Up And Ready To Go), plus music videos for M (Pop Muzik), Iggy Pop (Five Foot One/I'm Bored), Lene Lovich (Lucky Number/Say When). w/o/c 90 min. 7
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MILLION SELLERS – Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman), Fleetwood Mac (Rhiannon), Peter Frampton (Baby I Love Your Way), John Denver & Mama Cass (Leaving On A Jet Plane), Bee Gees (Jive Talkin’), Linda Ronstadt (You’re No Good), Guess Who (American Woman), Al Green (Let’s Stay Together), Aretha Franklin (Respect), David Bowie (Space Oddity), Blondie (Heart Of Glass), LaBelle (Lady Marmalade), Steve Miller Band (The Joker), Billy Joel (Travelin’ Prayer), Donna Summer (Last Dance). Comedy by Richard Pryor and Steve Martin. 95 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1973 – Doobie Bros. (Listen To The Music), Billy Preston (Will It Go Round In Circles), Jim Croce (Bad Bad Leroy Brown), Gladys Knight & The Pips (Neither One Of Us), T Rex (Bang A Gong), Loggins & Messina (Your Mama Don’t Dance), Linda Ronstadt (Long Long Time), Argent (Hold Your Head Up), Helen Reddy (Delta Dawn), Steely Dan (Reelin’ In The Years), Johnny Nash (I Can See Clearly Now), Seals & Crofts (Summer Breeze), Anne Murray (Danny’s Song), War (Cisco Kid), Edgar Winter (Frankenstein). Comedy by Robert Klein and George Carlin. 90 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE 1973 – Seals & Crofts (Diamond Girl), Steely Dan (Do It Again), Todd Rundgren (Hello It’s Me), Gladys Knight & The Pips (Midnight Train To Georgia), Jerry Lee Lewis (Chantilly Lace), John Denver (Take Me Home, Country Roads), The Spinners (Could It Be I’m Falling In Love), Rare Earth (I Just Want To Celebrate), The Hollies (He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother), Harry Chapin (Taxi), Curtis Mayfield (Superfly), Joan Baez (The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down), New York Dolls (Personality Crisis), Stories (Brother Louie), Eric Weissberg (Dueling Banjos). Comedy from Ace Trucking Company and Andrew Johnson. 75 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1974 – Ike & Tina Turner (Proud Mary), Barry White (Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love), Sly & The Family Stone (Thank You For Lettin’ Me Be Mice Elf), David Essex (Rock On), O’Jays (Love Train), Marvin Gaye (Let’s Get It On), Golden Earring (Radar Love), Bill Withers (Ain’t No Sunshine), James Brown (The Payback), Gordon Lightfoot (Sundown), Gladys Knight & B.B. King (The Thrill Is Gone), Maria Muldaur (Midnight At The Oasis), Neil Sedaka (Laughter In The Rain), Redbone (Come And Get Your Love), Aerosmith (The Train Kept A-Rollin’). Comedy from Freddie Prinze and David Brenner. 90 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - FLASHBACK TO 1974 - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show (Cover Of The Rolling Stone), Gilbert O'Sullivan (Get Down), Al Green (Call Me), Charlie Rich (Behind Closed Doors), Dobie Gray (Drift Away), Dave Loggins (Please Come To Boston), Brownsville Station (Kings Of The Party), Helen Reddy (You And Me Against The World), Janis Ian (The Man You Are In Me), Frankie Avalon (Why), Jimmie Rodgers (Kisses Sweeter Than Wine), Shirley & Lee (Let The Good Times Roll), Sam & Dave (Soul Man), Lou Christie (Lightning Strikes), The Fleetwoods (Mr. Blue) 45 min. 7
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1974 – The Kinks (You Really Got Me), Brownsville Station (Smokin’ In The Boys Room), Bill Withers (Lean On Me), Steve Miller Band (Fly Like An Eagle), Olivia Newton-John (If You Love Me), Kool & The Gang (Jungle Boogie), Gordon Lightfoot (If You Could Read My Mind), Main Ingrediant (Everybody Plays The Fool), Melissa Manchester (Midnight Blue), Gladys Knight & The Pips (The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me), Al Green (Tired Of Being Alone), Paul Anka (You’re Having My Baby), Rufus & Chaka Khan (Tell Me Something Good), Billy Swan (I Can Help), Ace (How Long). Comedy by The Committee and Kentucky Fried Theater. 75 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1975 – The Bee Gees (Nights On Broadway), Peter Frampton (Show Me The Way), Helen Reddy (I Am Woman), KC & The Sunshine Band (That’s The Way I Like It), Rod Stewart (You Wear It Well), Earth Wind & Fire (Shining Star), Orleans (Dance With Me), Natalie Cole (This Will Be An Everlasting Love), Barry Manilow (Could It Be Magic), Ohio Players (Love Rollercoaster), Olivia Newton-John (Have You Never Been Mellow), Glen Campbell (Rhinestone Cowboy), Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles (It Takes Two To Tango), Minnie Riperton (Loving You), Kiss (Black Diamond). Comedy by David Steinberg and Burns & Schreiber. 75 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1975 – Barry Manilow (It’s A Miracle), The Spinners & Joni Sledge (Then Came You), Captain & Tennile (Love Will Keep Us Together), Linda Ronstadt (When Will I Be Loved), Peter Frampton (Do You Feel Like I Do), Billy Joel (The Ballad Of Billy The Kid), The Hollies (Long Cool Woman), Billy Preston (Nothing From Nothing), B.J. Thomas (Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song), Black Oak Arkansas (Jim Dandy), Ohio Players (Fire), Doobie Bros. (Jesus Is Just Alright), Phoebe Snow (Poetry Man), Roxy Music (Out Of The Blue). Comedy by Billy Braver and Jimmie Walker. 80 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1976 – Elton John (Your Song), Fleetwood Mac (Over Your Head), Spinners (Rubberband Man), Heart (Magic Man), Hot Chocolate (You Sexy Thing), Wild Cherry (Play That Funky Music), George Benson (The Masquerade), Michael Murphey (Wildfire), Diana Ross (Love Hangover), Eric Carmen (All By Myself), Tom Jones (Delilah), Donna Summer (Love To Love You Baby), England Dan & John Ford Coley (I’d Really Love To See You Tonight), Janis Ian (At Seventeen), Ray Charles (Georgia On My Mind). Comedy by Gabe Kaplan and Franklyn Ajaye. 85 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1976 - KC & The Sunshine Band (Shake Your Booty), Vicki Sue Robinson (Turn The Beat Around), Walter Murphy (A Fifth Of Beethoven), Rick Dees (Disco Duck), Gary Wright (Dream Weaver), Starbuck (Moonlight Feels Right), Keith Carradine (I’m Easy), Eric Carmen (Never Gonna Fall In Love Again), The Sylvers (Boogie Fever), The Brothers Johnson (I’ll Be Good To You), Brick (Dazz), George Benson & Carlos Santana (Breezin’), Steppenwolf (Born To Be Wild). Comedy by George Carlin and Franklyn Ajaye. 75 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1977 – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Blinded By The Light), Heart (Crazy On You), Marvin Gaye (What’s Going On), Dave Mason (We Just Disagree), Sanford & Townsend (Smoke From A Distant Fire), Thelma Houston (Don’t Leave Me This Way), Bread (Make It With You), Andy Gibb (I Just Want To Be Your Everything), The Emotions (Best Of My Love), Johnny Rivers (Slow Dancing), Bonnie Raitt (Runaway), Leo Sayer (You Make Me Feel Like Dancing), Van Morrison (Domino), Lou Rawls (You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine), Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. (You Don’t Have To Be A Star). Comedy by Richard Pryor and Gallagher. 80 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1977 – James Brown (Get Up Offa That Thing), Frankie Valli (Swearin’ To God), Jennifer Warnes (Right Time Of The Night), Weather Report (Birdland), KC & The Sunshine Band (I’m Your Boogie Man), Bonnie Raitt (Sugar Man), Kenny Rogers (Lucille), Stephen Bishop (On And On), Andrew Gold (Lonely Boy), Crystal Gayle (Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue), Glen Campbell (Southern Nights), Mary MacGregor (Torn Between Two Lovers), The O’Jays (For The Love Of Money), REO Speedwagon (Ridin’ The Storm Out), Little Feat (Dixie Chicken). Comedy by Gabe Kaplan and Tom Dreesen. 75 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1978 – Hall & Oates (Rich Girl), Eddie Money (Baby Hold On), Robert Palmer (Every Kinda People), The Cars (Just What I Needed), Exile (Kiss You All Over), Tom Petty & Heartbreakers (American Girl), Chic (Le Freak), Four Tops (Ain’t No Woman Like The One I’ve Got), REO Speedwagon (Roll With The Changes), Ambrosia (How Much I Feel), AC/DC (Sin City), Yvonne Elliman (If I Can’t Have You), Chuck Mangione (Feels So Good), Ted Nugent (Cat Scratch Fever), The Trammps (Disco Inferno). Comedy by Billy Crystal and The Committee. 80 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1978 – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (I Need To Know), Shaun Cassidy (That’s Rock & Roll), Dan Hill (Sometimes When We Touch), Starland Vocal Band (Afternoon Delight), Eddie Money (Two Tickets To Paradise), Donna Summer (I Feel Love), Teddy Pendergrass (Close The Door), Todd Rundgren (Can We Still Be Friends?), Nick Lowe (So It Goes), Peter Allen (I Go To Rio), A Taste Of Honey (Boogie Oogie Oogie), Al Jarreau (So Long Girl), Johnny Paycheck & Mac Davis (Take This Job & Shove It), Journey (Feeling That Way), Cheap Trick (Surrender). 60 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – 1979 – Blondie (One Way Or Another), Journey (Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin’), The Commodores (Three Times A Lady), The Cars (Let’s Go), The Babys (Every Time I Think Of You), Beach Boys (Good Vibrations), Gloria Gaynor (I Will Survive), Nick Gilder (Hot Child In The City), Rick James (You And I), Dolly Parton (I Will Always Love You), Amii Stewart (Knock On Wood), Pointer Sisters (Fire), Charlie Daniels Band (The Devil Went Down To Georgia), Peaches & Herb (Reunited), Rupert Holmes (Escape). Comedy by Andy Kaufman and Robert Klein. 80 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1979 – Journey (Wheel In The Sky), Evelyn “Champagne” King (Shame), George Thorogood (Move It On Over), The Commodores (Still), Ian Hunter (Just Another Night), Gloria Gaynor (Never Can Say Goodbye), Atlanta Rhythm Section (Imaginary Lover), Little River Band (Reminscing), The Cars (Dangerous Type), Rita Coolidge (Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher), The Byrds (So You Want To Be A Rock & Roll Star), Captain & Tennile (Do That To Me One More Time), Crystal Gayle (Cry Me A River), Alice Cooper (Billion Dollar Babies). Comedy by George Carlin and Bob Uecker. 90 min. 8
MID.NIGHT SPECIAL – 1980 – REO Speedwagon (Keep On Loving You), Hall & Oates (Kiss On My List), America (Magic), Willie Nelson (Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain), Dr. Hook (When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman), Ambrosia (Biggest Part Of Me), Billy Preston & Syreeta (With You I’m Born Again), Robbie Dupree (Steal Away), Eddie Rabbit (Drivin’ My Life Away), The Brothers Johnson (Stomp!), Leo Sayer (When I Need You), Frankie Valli & The Commodores (Grease), Christopher Cross (Sailing), Joan Armatrading (Me Myself I). Comedy by Lily Tomlin and Richard Belzer. 80 min. 8
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – MORE FROM 1980 – The Commodores (Brick House), Christopher Cross (Ride Like The Wind), REO Speedwagon (Time For Me To Fly), Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams (Heaven Knows), Bee Gees (To Love Somebody), Bonnie Pointer (Heaven Must Have Sent You), Pointer Sisters (He’s So Shy), Juice Newton (Angel Of The Morning), Roy Orbison (Crying), Dolly Parton (Here You Come Again), Brothers Johnson (Strawberry Letter 23), Brenda Russell (So Good So Right), Billy Preston (That’s The Way God Planned It), Olivia Newton-John (Don’t Cry For Me Argentina), Ted Nugent (Wango Tango). Comedy by Skip Stephenson and Byron Allen. 80 min. 8