The Porter Wagoner Show Guest Chet Atkins!The Porter Wagoner Show was a syndicated musical variety show filmed in Nashville, Tennessee, from 1961 to 1980. It was one of the longest running, most influential, and most successful country music television shows of the late twentieth century.
In 1960 the Chattanooga Medicine Company launched a syndicated country music television show, named for its host as The Porter Wagoner Show. The program premiered on September 14, 1961. A typical show featured eight songs along with endorsement spots for products made by the Chattanooga Medicine Company. In 1972 the show became the first television program to be filmed at the television studios at Opryland. At its peak, the show was aired in nearly one hundred markets and was viewed by over three million people.
The Porter Wagoner Show Guest Chet Atkins
Porter Wagoner – ‘Ole Slew Foot’
Chet Atkins – ‘Colonel Bogey March’ (instrumental/guitar)
Norma Jean – ‘Pursuing Happiness’
Porter Wagoner – ‘The Cold Hard Facts Of Life’
Speck Rhodes – (comedy)
Speck Rhodes – ‘I’m A Plain Old Country Boy’ (comedy)
Porter Wagoner – ‘Rank Strangers’ (short)
Chet Atkins & Porter Wagoner – ‘Kentucky’ (duet)
Don Bowman – (comedy)