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Lawrence Welk

Lawrence Welk
Born: Mar 11, 1903 in Strasburg, ND
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145 Ratings
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Died: May 17, 1992 in Santa Monica, CA
Genre: Pop/Rock, Jazz
Biography: It may or may not be true that Lawrence Welk is the most popular easy listening artist of all time, but it's difficult to think of anyone who is more prominently associated with the genre. Welk's long-running TV variety show was a huge success in its time, and remains an enduring favorite in reruns. ...Read full biography
In Concert
Released: 1992
Label: Ranwood Records
Critics' Rating:
A two-record set. A nice sampling from the '70s version of Welk's burgeoning organization. ~ Cub Koda, Rovi ...Read full review
Last Date
Label: DOT Records
Critics' Rating:
Last Date uses Floyd Cramer's instrumental piano hit of the same name as a jumping-off point for a program of piano-based pop instrumentals that rank among Welk's best work of the '60s. Cramer's recording ...Read full review
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