Champagne music man

Ferguson, G.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/1/92, Vol. 112 Issue 21, p17
Pays tribute to bandleader/television star Lawrence Welk, who died at the age of 89 the week of May 18, 1992. His introduction of `champagne music' to millions of Americans; The TV run of his show, which proved only second to Johnny Carson's in longevity; Repeats on PBS; Performers on his show; ABC's 1971 cancellation of the `Lawrence Welk Show'; Welk's $100 million real-estate and publishing empire; More.


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