Lawrence Welk

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Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 – May 17, 1992) was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show from 1951 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large number of radio, television, and live-performance fans (and critics) as "champagne music".

In 1996, Welk was ranked #43 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1960 Polkas Lawrence Welk feat. Myron Floren 1
1962 Young World Lawrence Welk 1
1963 Wonderful! Wonderful! Lawrence Welk 1
Apples & Bananas Lawrence Welk 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 22 All Time Favorite Waltzes Lawrence Welk 1
1991 Lawrence Welk Plays a 50-Year Hit Parade of Songs Lawrence Welk 1
1992 22 of the Greatest Waltzes Lawrence Welk 1
1995 The Best of Lawrence Welk Lawrence Welk 3
1995 Favorites Lawrence Welk 1
1996 American Favorites Lawrence Welk 1
World's Greatest Polkas Lawrence Welk & Myron Floren 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Live at Lake Tahoe Lawrence Welk 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Polka Favorites Lawrence Welk 1
Big Band Sounds Lawrence Welk 1

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