Episode Guide - Irish Rovers, The (Series) (1971-1975)

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Irish Rovers, The
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Season One:
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Apr 5, 1971 - Debut.
Apr 12, 1971 - Anne Murray.
Apr 19, 1971 - Carmel Quinn.
Apr 26, 1971 - Buddy Knox.
May 17, 1971 - Gisele MacKenzie sings Watching Scotty Grow and For All We Know.
May 27, 1971 - Catherine MacKinnon.
Jun 3, 1971 - Pat Morgan.
Jun 17, 1971 - Ron Codin and Nessa Doyle.

Season Two:
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Sep 20, 1971 - Catherine McKinnon.
Sep 27, 1971 - Jimmy Kennedy.
Oct 11, 1971 - John Allan Cameron and Sandy Baron.
Oct 18, 1971 - Roger Miller.
Oct 25, 1971 - Tessie O'Shea.
Nov 1, 1971 - Shari Lewis
Nov 8, 1971 - Catherine McKinnon and Sandy Baron.
Nov 22, 1971 - (Music Hall) Host Jimmy Kennedy introduces Susan Francis, Pat Morgan, The Beaux and Belles and special guest star Stanley Holloway as the Irish Rovers present Music Hall.
Nov 29, 1971 - Lonnie Donegan.
Dec 6, 1971 - Kenneth McKellar.
Dec 13, 1971 - Tommy Makem.
Dec 20, 1971 - Shari Lewis. A special Christmas show.
Dec 27, 1971 - (Music Hall) Host Jimmy Kennedy welcomes back veteran star of the Music Hall, Stanley Holloway, who sings a medley of songs from My Fair Lady as the Irish Rovers present Music Hall.
Jan 10, 1972 - Carmel Quinn and Liam Clancy

Season Three:
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Sep 18, 1972 - The Clancy Brothers.
Sep 25, 1972 - John Gary.
Oct 2, 1972 - Ray Stevens.
Oct 9, 1972 - Shari Lewis.
Oct 16, 1972 - Stompin' Tom Connors.
Oct 23, 1972 - Gisele Mackenzie. Highlights: "Close to You," "Canadian Sunset," "Young at Heart" (Gisele), "Up Among the Heather," "We'll Rant and We'll Roar," "Nancy Whisky," "I'm a Rambler" (Rovers).
Nov 6, 1972 - Glenn Yarbrough.
Nov 13, 1972 - Bobby Darin.
Nov 20, 1972 - The Rovers invite viewers to their annual concert at the Opera House, National Arts Centre, and to a quick sight-seeing tour of Ottawa.
Nov 27, 1972 - Catherine McKinnon and dancer Nancy Hayes.
Dec 4, 1972 - Lonnie Donegan.
Dec 11, 1972 - Carmel Quinn.
Dec 18, 1972 - Aliza Kashi.

Season Four:
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Sep 21, 1973 - Margaret McDowell and Joan Millar. Highlight of the program will be a special section filmed at a children's concert in the Northwest Territories.
Sep 28, 1973 - Ardwyn Welsh Choir and Patti MacDonald.
Oct 5, 1973 - Louis Killen and the Clancy Brothers.
Oct 12, 1973 - The Mills Brothers and Wally Hood.
Oct 19, 1973 - Oscar Brand.
Oct 26, 1973 - Kenneth McKellar.
Nov 2, 1973 - Johnny Cash, June Carter, The Carter Family, Carl Perkins and the Tennessee Three.
Nov 9, 1973 - Tonight the Irish Rovers are shown on tour of Canadian Forces bases at Inuvik; Yellowknife and Alert, with special guests Catherine McKinnon and the Bob Parker Quartet. The show was filmed last May.
Nov 16, 1973 - The Brothers Four sing "Take Me Home Country Roads" and "You Of All People".
Nov 23, 1973 - John Davidson.
Nov 30, 1973 - Andy Stewart and dancer Nancy Hayes.
Dec 7, 1973 - The Sons of the Pioneers
Dec 14, 1973 - Limelighters - Glenn Yarborough, Lou Gottlieb and Alex Hassilev.
Dec 21, 1973 - The Irish Rovers have a Christmas get-together with their families, including singer Sandra Millar, dancers Joan Millar and Margaret McDowell and special guest Shari Lewis and her puppets.
Dec 28, 1973 - The Irish Rovers celebrate the Prince Edward Island Centennial with a concert and tour of the Island.
Jan 4, 1974 - John Gary and Johnny Thorson.
Jan 11, 1974 - The Liverpool Spinners, a British folk group making their North American TV debut.
Jan 25, 1974 - Show is set in locations in and around London, England, and at Windsor, Eton and Oxford.

Season Five:
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Sep 8, 1974 - Shari Lewis and the Brenda McCarron Irish Dancers. Highlights: "Danny Boy." "Whiskey on a Sunday." "The Wild Rover," "Rose," "Liverpool Lou" (Rovers); "Where Did the Fairy Tale Years Go?" (Shari)
Sep 22, 1974 - First of four programs taped in Ireland showing scenes of County Clare and County Limerick.
Sep 29, 1974 - Program in County Kerry and Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, with guests Sean McCarthy and children from the Patricia Hanasin School of Dancing.
Oct 6, 1974 - The O'Regan Dancers of Cork, Ireland.
Nov 3, 1974 - Ivan Rebroff.
Nov 10, 1974 - Vera Lynn is the guest on this Remembrance Day program.
Nov 17, 1974 - Dennis Day
Dec 8, 1974 - Scotty Plummer.
Dec 15, 1974 - Carmel Quinn.
Dec 22, 1974 - Roger Whittaker.

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other guests, original airdates unknown:

Travellers and Bob Donovan
George Hamilton IV
Maura Kelly
Waylon Jennings
John Watt

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