Episode Guide - Ian Tyson Show, The (Series) (1970-1975)

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Ian Tyson Show, The
The following is an incomplete list of episodes.

Season One (Nashville North)

Sep 14, 1970 - Bob Luman, Anne Murray and Murray McLauchlan are guests. Anne Murray performs "Snowbird," Bob Luman performs "Come on Home and Sing the Blues to Daddy," Ian Tyson performs "Rambler, Gambler," Murray McLauchlan sings "Sing an Honest Song."

Sep 21, 1970 - Guests are: Waylon Jennings, Sylvia Tyson and Tom Connors.

Sep 28, 1970 - Guests are: Del Reeves, Gordon Lightfoot and Tobi Lark.

Oct 12, 1970 - Tonight's guests are Waylon Jennings, Sylvia Tyson and Murray Mclauchlan.

Oct 26, 1970 - Tonight's guests are Del Reeves, Tobi Lark and Mike Clark.

Nov 2, 1970 - Guests are George Hamilton IV, David Rae and Mashmakhan.

Nov 9, 1970 - Willy Nelson, Bruce Cockburn and Sylvia Tyson are guests.

Nov 16, 1970 - Johnny Darrell, Seals and Cross and Sylvia Tyson are guests.

Nov 23, 1970 - Guests are: The Original Caste, Dee Higgins and Jerry Reed.

Nov 30, 1970 - Guests are Anne Murray, Mike Graham and The Travellers.

Dec 28, 1970 - Bobby Bare, Anne Murray, Sylvia Tyson, and a group called Green and Stagg are guests.

Jan 5, 1971 - Jerry Reed, Original Caste and Dee Higgins are guests. Highlights: "Stand By Your Man" (Ian); "Sitting On Top Of The World" (Jerry); "Ain't That Telling You People" (Original Caste).

Jan 12, 1971 - Anne Murray, Doug Kershaw and Jim E. Brown are guests.

Jan 19, 1971 - Gloria Loring, Conway Twitty and Five Man Electrical Band are guests

Jan 26, 1971 - Johnny Darrell, Seals and Croft and Sylvia Tyson are guests.

Feb 16, 1971 - Anne Murray, Doug Kershaw, Bob Ruzicka and Jim Ed Brown are guests.

Feb 23, 1971 - Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, Sylvia, and Ray Griff are guests.

Mar 2, 1971 - Guests are: Ray Price and Sylvia and the Tranquility Base Group.

Mar 9, 1971 - Guests tonight are: Ray Price, David Wiffen and Tranquility Base Group.

Mar 16, 1971 - Guests are Jack Elliot, Seals and Croft, Sylvia and The Illustration.

Mar 23, 1971 - Guests are Jeannie C. Riley, Kris Kristofferson and The Bells.

Original airdates unknown:
- Guests are: Carl Perkins, Ronnie Hawkins, and The Illustration.
- Guests are Carl Perkins, Ronnie Hawkins and Beverly Glenn-Copeland.

Season Two (Ian Tyson Show)

Sep 14, 1971 - Ian opens his second season with a new show title and a new time. Tonight's guests: singers Waylon Jennings, Jessie Colter, the Poppy Family and the rocking Doctor Music. Highlights: "Loving Her Was Easier" (Waylon), "Suspicious Minds" (Jessie), "Free the People" (Doctor Music), "Where Evil Grows" (Poppy Family), "Seventh Sun," "Today I Started Loving You Again" (Ian).

Sep 21, 1971 - Guests are Sylvia, Brewer and Shipley and Bobby Bare.

Sep 28, 1971 - This week's guests are Canadian composer Gene McLellan, The New Christy Minstrels and folk-singer Tony Joe-White.

Oct 5, 1971 - Guests are: Ian's wife Sylvia; Willie Nelson, Jack Holmes and Ocean.

Oct 12, 1971 - Guests are John Hammond, Glen Sherley and Linda Ronstadt.

Nov 2, 1971 - Guests are Dave Dudley. Tom T. Hall, and Catherine McKinnon.

Nov 23, 1971 - Sylvia, Faron Young and Kris Kristofferson are guests.

Nov 30, 1971 - Spriggs and Bingle are Ian's guests.

Dec 7, 1971 - Mike Nesmith, Sylvia, Lucille Starr and Bob Reagan are Ian's guests.

Dec 14, 1971 - Glen Sherley, Edward and Harding, and Linda Ronstadt are Ian's guests.

Jan 11, 1972 - Sylvia, The Staple Singers and John Hammond are guests.

Feb 1, 1972 - Guests are Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn and the Mercey Brothers.

Feb 8, 1972 - Guests are Mel Tillis, Cody and Murray McLaughlan.

Feb 15, 1972 - Guests appearing tonight, are Sylvia, Eric Anderson, and The Stampeders.

Feb 22, 1972 - Sylvia, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Five Man Electrical Band join Ian as guests.

Feb 29, 1972 - Carl Perkins, The Country Gentlemen and Spriggs and Binele join the program as guests.

Mar 21, 1972 - Tonight Mel Tillis and the Statesiders, Cody and David Wiffen, join Ian and
the Great Specified Bird.

Apr 4, 1972 - Guests are: Sylvia, the Everly Brothers, A. Ruffo and Stompin' Tom Connors.

Season Three (Ian Tyson Show)

Sep 12, 1972 - Host Ian Tyson welcomes quests Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass, Salome Bey and Gail McDonnell, and Sylvia to this premiere show of the fall season.

Sep 19, 1972 - Appearing as guests are Charlie Rich and Buffy Ste. Marie.

Oct 3, 1972 - Host Ian Tyson welcomes Michael Hasek, Michael Jon, The Country Gentlemen, and Sylvia for a lively half-hour of today's country music. Michael Jon sings How Many Times.

Oct 10, 1972 - The New Lost City Ramblers, Lighthouse and Sylvia join the regulars as guests.

Oct 17, 1972 - This evening Ian welcomes guests Gene Maclellan, and the Edwin Hawkins Singers to the show. .

Oct 24, 1972 - Guests: Shirley Eikhard, Leon Bibb, Mel Tillis and the Statesiders. Highlights: "How Can I Get Your Love?" "I Can't Stop Loving You" (Ian), "Open the Door," "In My Reply" (Shirley), "Chain Gang," "Dink's Girl" (Leon), "I Ain't Never." "Who's Julie?" (Mel Tillis, Statesiders).

Oct 31, 1972 - Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton, Dr. Music and Sylvia are tonight's guests.

Nov 7, 1972 - Tonight's guests are Danny Davis and The Nashville Brass, Salome Bey, and Sylvia.

Nov 14, 1972 - Brenda Lee, Chris Kearney, and Atkinson, Danko and Ford are guests.

Nov 21, 1972 - Tonight Ian welcomes guests The Country Gentleman, Sylvia, Andy Nichols and Dave Essig.

Jan 9, 1973 - Guests are Freddy Hart, Adam Mitchell and Travellers.

Jan 16, 1973 - Faron Young, The Stampeders, and Valdy make guest appearances.

Jan 23, 1973 - Sylvia, John Prine and Don Gibson make guest appearances.

Feb 20, 1973 - Guests are Freddie Hart, Russell Thornbury and the Travellers. Freddie Hart performs My Hang Up is You and A Trip to Heaven on the show.

Feb 27, 1973 - Guests are Jeannie C. Riley and The Homesteaders and Fields and Crofts.

Mar 6, 1973 - Guests are Jack Schechtman, Blake Emmons, Jim Ed Brown and The Gems.

Mar 13, 1973 - Sylvia, George Hamilton IV and Steve Goodman guest star. Hamilton sings Alberta Bound.

Mar 20, 1973 - Sylvia, Don Francks, Mac Wiseman and the Shenandoah Cut-ups are guests

Original airdates unknown:
- With guests the Staple Singers, Sylvia and Andy Nichols.
- Blake Emmons and Marty Reno, Jim Ed Brown and The Gems are special guests tonight
- Tonight's guests are Ray Materick, Don Francks, Mac Wiserman and The Shenandoah Cut-Ups
- Ian welcomes Blake Emmons, Marty Reno and Jim Ed Brown and The Gems.

Season Four (Ian Tyson Show)

Sep 13, 1973 - Ian opens his fourth season with a new day and time. Guitarist Chet Atkins and singer Bob Ruzika, and the rocking New Seekers are the guests. Highlights: "Yellow Bird" (Chet); "King of Candy Land" (Bob); "Pinball Wizard" (New Seekers); "Miss the Mississippi," "Truck Drivin' Man" (Ian).

Sep 20, 1973 - Johnny Paycheck and Cashiers; Eric Weissberg and Deliverance and Penny MacCauley.

Sep 27, 1973 - Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass; Sylvia, Hagood Hardy and Montage

Oct 4, 1973 - Charlie Rich, Kenny Rankin and Dee Higgins are Ian's guests tonight.

Oct 11, 1973 - Chet Atkins, The New Seekers and Alan Rhody are tonight's featured guests.

Oct 18, 1973 - Jeannie Sealy, Jack Greene, Murray McLaughlan.and Sylvia are tonight's featured guests.

Oct 25, 1973 - Del Reeves and the Good Time Charlies; Marie Travis Myles and Lenny are guests.

Nov 1, 1973 - Jose Feliciano, Blake Emmons and Sylvia are guest entertainers.

Nov 8, 1973 - Johnny Rodriguez, Hagood Hardy and the Montage and Lobo are guests.

Nov 15, 1973 - Johnny Paycheck and the Cashiers, Eric Weissburg and Bob Ruzicka are special guests.

Nov 22, 1973 - Ian welcomes Charlie Rich, Kenny Rankin and Dee Higgins to the show.

Nov 29, 1973 - Edwin Hawkin Singers, Wilf Carter, The Bells .

Jan 10, 1974 - Ian welcomes Tanya Tucker, David Wiffen and Sylvia.

Jan 24, 1974 - Ian welcomes Jose Feliciano and Gary Buck to the show this evening.

Jan 31, 1974 - Ian welcomes Jeanne Pruett, Dave Nicol and Mel Tillis this evening.

Feb 7, 1974 - Guests are Sylvia, John Stewart and Wilf Carter.

Feb 14, 1974 - Ian welcomes Johnny Rodriguez, John Herald and the Honkies and Cliff and Ann Edwards.

Feb 21, 1974 - Ian welcomes Mason Williams, Susan Jacks and Sylvia to tonight's program.

Feb 28, 1974 - Guests are Tanya Tucker, The Country Gentleman and Adam Mitchell.

Mar 7, 1974 - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Allan Cameron and Sylvia are this week's guests.

Mar 14, 1974 - Jose Feliciano, and The Bells are welcomed to the show as tonight's guests.

Mar 21, 1974 - Mason Williams, Freddy Weller and Sylvia are guests.

Mar 28, 1974 - The Edwin Hawkins Singers and Wayne Void are tonight's guests.

Apr 4, 1974 - Mel Tillis and the Statesiders, John Stewart and Sylvia are welcomed as tonight's guests.

Apr 11, 1974 - Ian welcomes Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass, and John Herald and the Honkies.

Apr 18, 1974 - Guests are the Country Gentlemen, Jeanne Pruett and Sylvia.

Season Five (Ian Tyson Show)

Sep 9, 1974 - Ian opens his fifth season at a new day and time. Johnny Paycheck, Ken Tobias, Wayne Void and Sylvia are the guests. Highlights: "Keep on Lovin' Me," "My Part of Forever" (Johnny); "Mother of the World" (Ken); "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" "Honky Tonk Angel" (Ian, Sylvia).

Sep 16, 1974 - Guests are Narvel Felts and Don Williams.

Sep 23, 1974 - Guests are Tommy Overstreet, Valdy and Sylvia.

Sep 30, 1974 - Guests this week are Lisa Garber, Faron Young and Valdy.

Oct 7, 1974 - Guests are Dolly Parton and Bob McBride.

Oct 14, 1974 - Guests are Ronnie Milsap, Lisa Garber, Rick Neufeld and Sylvia.

Dec 9, 1974 - Guests are Billy Crash Craddock, Bonnie Le Clair and Myles and Lennie.

Dec 16, 1974 - Mel Street, The Good Brothers and Sylvia join host Ian Tyson for this week's show.

Jan 6, 1975 - Guests are Mary Lou Turner, Bill Anderson and Mimi Farina.

Jan 20, 1975 - Guests are Dottie West, Kenzie MacNeil and Jim and Don Haggart.

Jan 27, 1975 - Ian and Sylvia entertain with Joe Stampley and Jerry and Joanne.

Feb 10, 1975 - Guest performers are Karen Wheeler, Trish McKinnon and John Hartford.

Feb 17, 1975 - Guests are Diana Trask, Adam Mitchell and Sylvia.

Feb 24, 1975 - Guest performers are Bill Anderson and Mimi Farina.

Mar 17, 1975 - Joining Ian Tyson and his wife Sylvia are guests Jody Miller and Lorence Hud.

Mar 24, 1975 - Guests are Jim Ed Brown, Mickey Clark and Sylvia.

Apr 14, 1975 - Guests are Diana Trask, Lorence Hud and Sari Featherstone.

Apr 21, 1975 - Jody Miller, Frazer and Debolt, Gary Buck perform.

Apr 28, 1975 - Jim Ed Brown, the Gates Sisters and String Band perform.

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