The midnight special

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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) M1630.18.M497 2014x
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Featuring an incredible array of the greatest musicians of the '70s and early '80s. It stands alone in the history of rock n roll as the first ever late-night live concert show on TV, capturing the spirit of a time when rock was exploding in so many new, exciting directions. For nine thrilling years, The Special brought audience the very best live music from every genre, rare performances right into homes every week, complete with the intimacy of close-ups and multiple camera angles.
disc 1. Pilot episode, August 19, 1972. Take me home, country roads (John Denver) ; Long long time (Linda Ronstadt) ; Hold your head up (Argent) ; Leaving on a jet plane (John Denver and Cass Elliot) ; Taxi (Harry Chapin)
Episode 271, June 2, 1978. Don't it make my brown eyes blue (Crystal Gayle) ; American girl (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) ; Feels so good (Chuck Mangione) ; Listen to her heart (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Episode 3, February 16, 1973. Baby don't get hooked on me (Mac Davis) ; Jesus is just alright ; Listen to the music (the Doobie Brothers) ; Me and Mrs. Jones (Billy Paul)
Episode 170a, October 22, 1976. Show me the way (Peter Frampton) ; The night they drove old Dixie down (Joan Baez)
bonus songs: Medley. She's gone ; Sara smile ; Rich girl (Daryl Hall & John Oates) ; bonus features: Interview, Peter Frampton ; featurettes: Wolfman at midnight ; Star-studded stage fashion ; The history of Midnight special. disc 2. Episode 33, September 14, 1973. Everybody is a star (Sly & the Family Stone) ; I got a name ; Bad, bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce) ; Lonely days (Bee Gees)
Episode 160, March 5, 1976. Love machine (the Miracles) ; Evil woman ; Strange magic (Electric Light Orchestra)
Episode 173, June 11, 1976. Love is alive ; Dream weaver (Gary Wright) ; Over my head (Fleetwood Mac)
Episode 308, February 16, 1979. Medley. Eighteen ; Only women ; Billion dollar babies (Alice Cooper) ; My best friend's girl (the Cars) ; Inmates (We're all crazy) (Alice Cooper)
bonus songs: Hello it's me (Todd Rundgren) ; Escape (The piña colada song) (Rupert Holmes) ; Sister Golden Hair (America)
bonus features: Interview, Alice Cooper ; featurette: No safety net: live on TV. disc 3. Episode 152, January 9, 1976. Lady Marmalade (LaBelle) ; Can't get it out of my head (Electric Light Orchestra) ; At seventeen (Janis Ian) ; Lovin' you (Minnie Riperton)
Episode 81, August 16, 1974. Radar love (Golden Earring) ; Train kept a rollin' (Aerosmith) ; Keep on truckin' (Eddie Kendricks) ; Dream on (Aerosmith)
Episode 98, December 13, 1974. Tell me something good (Rufus, featuring Chaka Khan) ; You make me feel brand new (the Stylistics) ; Come and get your love (Redbone) ; Can't get enough of your love, babe ; Never, never gonna give ya up (Barry White) ; If you love me (let me know) (Olivia Newton-John)
bonus songs: Y.M.C.A. (Village People) ; Good times (Chic). disc 4. Episode 304, January 19, 1979. Heart of glass (Blondie) ; Shake your groove thing (Peaches & Herb) ; One way or another (Blondie) ; Reunited (Peaches & Herb)
Episode 56, February 22, 1974. If you could read my mind (Gordon Lightfoot) ; Midnight at the oasis (Maria Muldaur) ; Sundown (Gordon Lightfoot)
Episode 49, January 4, 1974. Your mama don't dance (Loggins & Messina) ; Will it go round in circles (Billy Preston) ; Brother Louie (Stories) ; Frankenstein (Edgar Winter Group) ; Superfly (Curtis Mayfield) ; Behind closed doors (Charlie Rich) ; Drift away (Dobie Gray)
bonus songs: Cisco Kid (War) ; Bad case of loving you (Doctor, Doctor) (Robert Palmer) ; It's a heartache (Bonnie Tyler)
bonus feature: Interview, Loggins & Messina. disc 5. Episode 105, January 31, 1975. Angie baby (Helen Reddy) ; Takes two to tango (Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles) ; The thrill is gone (Gladys Knight & B.B. King)
Episode 127, July 4, 1975. Long cool woman (in a black dress) (the Hollies) ; Can't take my eyes off you (Frankie Valli) ; Dance with me (Orleans)
Episode 144, November 14, 1975. Delta Dawn (Helen Reddy) ; Bad blood ; Breaking up is hard to do (Neil Sedaka) ; Love will keep us together (Captain & Tennille with Neil Sedaka) ; That's the way (I like it) (KC and the Sunshine Band)
bonus songs: How can you mend a broken heart (Bee Gees) ; Baby hold on (Eddie Money) ; When will I be loved (Linda Ronstadt) ; Midnight train to Georgia (Gladys Knight & the Pips) ; Devotion (Earth, Wind & Fire). disc 6. Episode 220, June 3, 1977. Make it with you (Bread) ; Lonely boy (Andrew Gold) ; Rocky Mountain music (Eddie Rabbitt)
Episode 251, January 13, 1978. For the love of money (the O'Jays) ; Nothing from nothing (Billy Preston) ; You make me crazy (Sammy Hagar)
Episode 135, September 12, 1975. Jive talkin' (Bee Gees) ; To love somebody (Bee Gees with Helen Reddy) ; Nights on Broadway (Bee Gees) ; I am woman (Helen Reddy)
Episode 84, September 6, 1974. Let's get it on ; What's going on (Marvin Gaye)
bonus songs: Cat scratch fever (Ted Nugent) ; Sin City (AC/DC) ; You really got me (the Kinks)
bonus feature: featurette: I am woman: Helen Reddy as host.

Additional Information
Subjects Rock music -- 1971-1980.
Popular music -- 1971-1980.
Concert television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :Star Vista Entertainment :2014
Time Life,
Contributors Sugarman, Burt, television producer.
Denver, John, performer.
Ronstadt, Linda, performer.
Elliot, Cass, 1941-1974, performer.
Chapin, Harry, performer.
Gayle, Crystal, performer.
Petty, Tom, performer.
Mangione, Chuck, performer.
Davis, Mac, 1942-2020 performer.
Paul, Billy, performer.
Frampton, Peter, performer.
Baez, Joan, performer.
Croce, Jim, performer.
Wright, Gary, 1943- performer.
Rundgren, Todd, performer.
Holmes, Rupert, performer.
Ian, Janis, performer.
Riperton, Minnie, performer.
Kendricks, Eddie, performer.
Khan, Chaka, performer.
White, Barry, 1944-2003, performer.
Newton-John, Olivia, performer.
Lightfoot, Gordon, performer.
Muldaur, Maria, performer.
Preston, Billy, performer.
Mayfield, Curtis, performer.
Rich, Charlie, performer.
Gray, Dobie, performer.
Palmer, Robert, 1949-2003, performer.
Tyler, Bonnie, performer.
Reddy, Helen, performer.
Franklin, Aretha, performer.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004, performer.
Knight, Gladys, 1944- performer.
King, B. B., performer.
Valli, Frankie, performer.
Sedaka, Neil, performer.
Money, Eddie, performer.
Gold, Andrew, performer.
Rabbitt, Eddie, performer.
Hagar, Sammy, performer.
Gaye, Marvin, performer.
Nugent, Ted, performer.
Argent (Musical group), performer.
Heartbreakers (Musical group), performer.
Doobie Brothers, performer.
Hall and Oates, performer.
Sly & the Family Stone (Musical group), performer.
Bee Gees, performer.
Miracles (Musical group), performer.
Electric Light Orchestra, performer.
Fleetwood Mac (Musical group), performer.
Alice Cooper (Musical group), performer.
Cars (Musical group), performer.
America (Musical group), performer.
Labelle (Musical group), performer.
Golden Earring (Musical group), performer.
Aerosmith (Musical group), performer.
Rufus (Musical group), performer.
Stylistics (Musical group), performer.
Redbone (Musical group), performer.
Village People, performer.
Chic (Musical group), performer.
Blondie (Musical group), performer.
Peaches and Herb (Musical group), performer.
Loggins and Messina, performer.
Stories (Musical group), performer.
Edgar Winter Group, performer.
War (Musical group), performer.
Hollies (Musical group), performer.
Orleans (Musical group), performer.
Captain & Tennille (Musical group), performer.
KC & the Sunshine Band, performer.
Gladys Knight and the Pips, performer.
Earth, Wind & Fire (Musical group), performer.
Bread (Musical group), performer.
O'Jays (Musical group), performer.
AC/DC (Musical group), performer.
Kinks (Musical group), performer.
StarVista Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Time-Life Video, publisher.
Other Contributors Creator, executive producer, Burt Sugarman.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast by NBC, 1972-1979.
System Details DVD.
Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 505 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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