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The midnight special

Call Number

  • DVD 781.64 M6296 (CEN)

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Publication Information

[Fairfax, VA] : Time Life : Direct Holdings America Inc., [2014]

Physical Description

6 videodiscs (approximately 505 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


In 1973, Friday nights on NBC at 1:00am, The Midnight Special became the destination for music fans to catch the top acts of the day. Each show captured the artists live in concert--a "tube" party unlike anything else on the air and guaranteed to get the weekend started.


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Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television series on NBC from 1972-1979.


  • Take me home, country roads Long long time Hold your head up Leaving on a jet plane Taxi Don't it make my brown eyes blue American girl Feels so good Listen to her heart Baby don't get hooked on me Jesus is just alright ; Listen to the music Me and Mrs. Jones Show me the way The night they drove old Dixie down She's gone ; Sara smile ; Rich girl Wolfman at midnight ; Star-studded stage fashion ; The history of Midnight special.
  • Everybody is a star I got a name ; Bad, bad Leroy Brown Lonely days Love machine Evil woman ; Strange magic Love is alive ; Dream weaver Over my head Eighteen ; Only women ; Billion dollar babies My best friend's girl Inmates (We're all crazy) Hello it's me Escape (The piña colada song) Sister Golden Hair No safety net: live on TV.
  • Lady Marmalade Can't get it out of my head At seventeen Lovin' you Radar love Train kept a rollin' Keep on truckin' Dream on Tell me something good You make me feel brand new Come and get your love Can't get enough of your love, babe ; Never, never gonna give ya up If you love me (let me know) Y.M.C.A. Good times
  • Heart of glass Shake your groove thing One way or another Reunited If you could read my mind Midnight at the oasis Sundown Your mama don't dance Will it go round in circles Brother Louie Frankenstein Superfly Behind closed doors Drift away Cisco Kid Bad case of loving you (Doctor, Doctor) It's a heartache
  • Angie baby Takes two to tango The thrill is gone Long cool woman (in a black dress) Can't take my eyes off you Dance with me Delta Dawn Bad blood ; Breaking up is hard to do Love will keep us together That's the way (I like it) How can you mend a broken heart Baby hold on When will I be loved Midnight train to Georgia Devotion
  • Make it with you Lonely boy Rocky Mountain music For the love of money Nothing from nothing You make me crazy Jive talkin' To love somebody Nights on Broadway I am woman Let's get it on ; What's going on Cat scratch fever Sin City You really got me (the Kinks)
  • I am woman: Helen Reddy as host.

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