(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
The Lively Ones
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode #2.2
... (performer: "Bye Bye Bill Bailey") / (writer: "Bye Bye Bill Bailey")
"Pete Fountain / Pee Wee Russel / Buck Clayton: Broadway to Bourbon Street" (Diplomat Records).
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Peter Fountain's Jazz Group
Did You Know?
[Referring to the bandleader finding out that Fountain had been drinking before a performance, which was against Welk's sobriety rule] He [Lawrence Welk] put me in the front, and made me play one [song] after the other, waiting for me to make a mistake. The more I played, the hotter I got. So he finally backed off.
When asked why he left "The Lawrence Welk Show" he replied, "Because bourbon and champagne don't mix."