TV Episodes Full List of The Midnight Special Episodes

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Below is a complete The Midnight Special episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Midnight Special episodes are listed along with the The Midnight Special episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Midnight Special episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. “Hosts: The Captain & Tennille” and “Host: Rupert Holmes” are included on this poll, along with many more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Midnight Special episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

Best of 1976

Best of 1977 Manfred Mann Earth Band: Blinded By The Light Heart: Crazy On You Marvin Gaye: What's Going On Dave Mason: We Just Disagree Sanford & Townsend: Smoke From A Distant Fire Thelma Houston: ...more

Best of 1975

Best of 1978

More 1977 Burt Sugarman's "The Midnight Special Legendary Performances - More 1977 - Live on Stage in 1977" DVD.

More 1976

More 1973 This is a DVD from Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special featuring more music from 1973 including performances from Steely Dan, John Denver, Tod Rundgren, Harry Chapin, Joan Baez, New York Dolls, ...more

More 1974 Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special (Legendary Performances) DVD for the year '1974 - Burt Sugarman's The Midnight Special (Legendary Performances) DVDs - Featuring an incredible array of the ...more

More 1975 More 1975: Barry Manilow: Its A Miracle The Spinners & Joni Sledge: Then Came You Captain & Tenille: Love Will Keep Us Together Neil Sedaka: Bad Blood Linda Ronstadt: When Will I Be ...more

Host: John Denver Aug 19 1972 - 1972 Pilot: --John Denver (host) - ""(Take Me Home) Country Roads"" & ""Goodbye Again"" --John Denver and 'Mama' Cass Elliott - ""Leaving on ...more

Host: Helen Reddy Feb 02 1973 - --Helen Reddy (host) - ""I Am Woman,"" ""Peaceful"" & ""Come On John"" --Ed McMahon (walk-on cameo) - wishes the show sucess --Ike ...more

Host: Johnny Rivers Feb 09 1973 - --Johnny Rivers (host) - ""Blue Suede Shoes,"" ""Rockin' Pneumonia, Boogie Woogie Flu"" & ""Got My Mojo Workin'"" --The Ace ...more

Host: Mac Davis Feb 16 1973 - --Mac Davis (host) - ""Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me,"" ""I Believe in Music,"" ""Dream Me Home,"" ""Home"" & ...more

Host: Harry Chapin Feb 23 1973 - --Harry Chapin (host) - ""Sunday Morning Sunshine"" ""Sniper"" and ""Taxi"" --Kerrie Biddell - ""Spirit in the ...more

Host: Anne Murray Mar 02 1973 - --Anne Murray (host) - ""Snowbird,"" ""Danny's Song"" & ""I Know"" --Anne Murray, Steve Martin and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - ...more

Host: Paul Williams Mar 09 1973 - --Paul Williams (host) - ""Old Fashioned Love Song,"" ""Drift Away"" & ""That's Enough for Me"" --Edward Bear - ""Last ...more

Host: Paul Anka Mar 16 1973 - Guests / songs (in broadcast order): --Paul Anka (host) - ""Girl"" --On film: vintage clip of Paul Anka singing ""Put Your Head on My Shoulder"" --Bobby ...more

Host: Lou Rawls Mar 23 1973 - --Lou Rawls (guest host) - ""A Natural Man"" & ""Dead End Street"" --Lou Rawls - medley: ""Memory Lane,"" ""It Was a ...more

Host: Ray Charles Mar 30 1973 - --Ray Charles (guest host) - ""Eleanor Rigby,"" ""Georgia on My Mind"" & ""What'd I Say"" --Ray Charles with the Raelets (a.k.a. ...more

Hosts: The Bee Gees Apr 06 1973 - --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""To Love Somebody,"" ""Lonely Days,"" ""I Saw a New Morning"" and a medley of hits (""New ...more

Host: Bill Cosby Apr 13 1973 - --Bill Cosby (guest host, appearing with a band) - ""Ursulena (With Your Washing Machina),"" ""I've Got to Be Strong"" (sung by member of his group) & ...more

Host: Doc Severinsen Apr 20 1973 - --Doc Severinsen (guest host) - ""I Just Want to Celebrate,"" ""Last Tango in Paris,"" ""Does Anybody Know What Time It Is,"" ...more

Host: Jerry Lee Lewis Apr 27 1973 - --Jerry Lee Lewis (guest host) - ""Great Balls of Fire,"" ""High School Confidential,"" ""Drinking Wine Spo Dee O'Dee"" & ...more

Host: Johnny Nash May 04 1973 - --Johnny Nash (guest host) - ""Stir It Up,"" ""Groovy Feeling,"" ""I Can See Clearly Now"" & ...more

Hosts: Burns and Schreiber May 11 1973 - --Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber (comedy team, guest hosts) --Mark Almond - ""What Am I Loving For,"" ""Just Another Road Song"" & ""The ...more

Host: Chubby Checker May 18 1973 - --Chubby Checker - ""Let's Twist Again,"" ""Pony Time,"" Limbo Rock"" & ""Slow Twistin'"" --Jimmy Clanton - ...more

Hosts: Gladys Knight & the Pips May 25 1973 - --Gladys Knight and the Pips (guest hosts) - ""Friendship Train,"" ""Daddy Could Swear I Declare,"" ""I Don't Want to Do Wrong"" & ...more

Host: Curtis Mayfield Jun 08 1973 - --Curtis Mayfield (guest host) - ""Superfly,"" ""If I Were Only a Child Again"" & ""Back to the World"" --Canned Heat - ...more

Host: Jim Croce Jun 15 1973 - --Jim Croce (guest host) - ""Operator,"" ""Roller Derby Queen,"" ""You Don't Mess with Jim,"" ""Speedball ...more

Host: Jose Feliciano Jul 06 1973 - --Jose Feliciano (guest host) - ""California Dreamin',"" ""Compartments"" & ""Papa Was a Rolling Stone"" --Savoy Brown - ...more

Host: Smokey Robinson Jul 13 1973 - --Smokey Robinson (guest host) - ""Want to Know My Mind,"" ""Sweet Harmony"" & ""You Are the Sunshine of My Life"" --The Miracles ...more

Host: Joan Baez Jul 20 1973 - --Joan Baez (host) - ""The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,"" ""Joe Hill,"" ""Love Song to a Stranger,"" ""Prison ...more

Host: Dionne Warwick Jul 27 1973 - --Dionne Warwick (host) - ""I Say a Little Prayer"" and a medley of Burt Bachrach hits. --Dionne Warwick and Johnny Mathis - ""My Love"" --Johnny Mathis - ...more

Host: Al Green Aug 03 1973 - --Al Green (guest host) - ""Let's Stay Together,"" ""Tired of Being Alone,"" ""Call Me,"" ""How Can You Mend a Broken ...more

Host: Richard Pryor Aug 17 1973 - --Richard Pryor (guest host) --Electric Light Orchestra - ""Roll Over Beethoven"" --Joe Hicks - ""Train of Thought"" --Doug Kershaw - ...more

Co-hosts: Loretta Lynn & Marty Robbins Aug 24 1973 - --Loretta Lynn and Marty Robbins (Co-hosts) - ""The Midnight Special"" & ""Singin' the Blues"" --Loretta Lynn (Co-host) - ""One's on the ...more

Host: Billy Preston Aug 31 1973 - --Billy Preston (guest host) - ""Will It Go Round in Circles,"" All Spaced Out,"" ""Music's My Life"""" & ""That's the ...more

Host: Paul Williams Jun 29 1973 - --Paul Williams (guest host) - ""Someday Man,"" ""That's What Friends Are For"" & ""Look What I Found"" --Paul Williams, Kris ...more

Host: Mac Davis Sep 07 1973 - --Mac Davis (guest host) - ""Something's Burning,"" ""I'll Paint You a Song,"" ""Naughty Girl,"" ""Lonesomest ...more

Hosts: The Bee Gees Jun 22 1973 - --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""I Gotta Get a Message to You,"" ""Alexander's Rag Time Band,"" ""Run to Me,"" ""Morning of ...more

Hosts: The Bee Gees Aug 10 1973 - --The Bee Gees (guest hosts) - ""New York Mining Disaster 1941,"" ""Turn of the Century"" & ""I Can't See Nobody"" --The Hollies - ...more

Host: Paul Williams Jun 01 1973 - --Paul Williams (guest host) - ""My Love and I,"" ""Let Me Be the One,"" ""We've Only Just Begun,"" ""Rainy Days and ...more

Host: Wilson Pickett Sep 21 1973 - --Wilson Pickett (host) - ""Land of 1000 Dances,"" ""Funky Broadway,"" ""Never My Love"" & ""In the Midnight ...more

Hosts: Seals & Crofts Sep 28 1973 - --Seals & Crofts (hosts) - ""Diamond Girl,"" ""Dust On My Saddle,"" ""We May Never Pass This Way Again,"" ""Ruby Jean ...more

Hosts: War Oct 19 1973 - --War (hosts) - ""Cisco Kid,"" ""Me and Baby Brother,"" ""The World Is a Ghetto"" & ""City Country City"" ...more

Hosts: Sly and the Family Stone Oct 26 1973 - --Sly and the Family Stone (hosts) - ""Stand,"" ""Higher,"" ""Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin),"" ""If You Want Me to ...more

Host: Chuck Berry Nov 02 1973 - --Chuck Berry (host) - ""Tulane,"" ""School Days,"" ""Johnny B. Good,"" ""Got It and Gone"" & ""Rock ...more

The 1980 Floor Show starring David Bowie Nov 16 1973 - --Opening credits: male dancers pose forming letters spelling out ""Bowie The 1980 Floor Show"" (dancers appear throughout show). --David Bowie - medley: ...more

Host: Peter Noone Nov 23 1973 - Show taped in England: --Peter Noone (host) - ""Last Blues Song,"" ""Getting Over You"" & ""Oh You Pretty Thing"" --Peter Noone ...more

Hosts: Procol Harum Nov 30 1973 - Show taped in London, England: --Procol Harum (hosts) - ""Conquistador,"" ""Whiter Shade of Pale,"" ""Grand Hotel,"" ""Fires ...more