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9:38 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Buddy Holly: Listen to Me

Stevie Nicks performs during the concert held at Hollywood's Music Box Theatre in celebration of what would have been Buddy Holly's 75th birthday, September 7, 2011.
Courtesy of Lester Cohen © 2011 Songmasters LLC

Taped before a live audience on what would have been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday (September 7, 2011), this extraordinary concert features a once-in-a-lifetime line-up of three generations of top recording artists performing the music of Buddy Holly, one of rock’s most enduring legends and versatile singer-songwriter-performers of the rock ‘n’ roll era.

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Channel 5
9:30 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Celtic Woman: Believe

Celtic violinist Máiréad Nesbitt and vocalists Lisa Lambe, Lisa Kelly and Chloë Agnew perform classic Irish songs, timeless pop anthems and inspirational songs — all with the signature Celtic Woman twist.
Courtesy of Jason Fobart

Celtic Woman perform at Atlanta's Fox Theatre. Songs include classic Irish songs, pop anthems and inspirational numbers, including "Sailing"; "Bridge Over Troubled Water"; "A Woman's Heart"; "The Water Is Wide"; "Green Grow the Rushes."

Airs Sunday, August 12, at 7pm on Channel 5.

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Channel 5
9:24 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Superstars of Seventies Soul

Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts this historic reunion of classic recording artists of the decade.
Courtesy of TJL Productions

Patti LaBelle hosts and performs at this concert at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, which includes performances by the Commodores, the Trammps, Heatwave and Yvonne Elliman. Also: songs by the Stylistics, the Chi-Lites, the Manhattans, Sister Sledge.

Airs Saturday, at 9pm on Channel 5.

Channel 5
9:16 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration”, Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood.
Courtesy of Steve Rosenthal

James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma, pianists Emanuel Ax and Peter Serkin, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra perform at the 75th anniversary celebration of the Tanglewood Music Festival in western Massachusetts.

Airs Friday, at 8pm on Channel 5.

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Channel 5
9:05 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Frogs: The Thin Green Line

Large-scale die-offs of frogs, some of the most diverse and charismatic creatures on earth, have prompted scientists to take desperate measures to try to save those they can.
Courtesy of Andrew Young/©2009 WNET.ORG

An examination of the extinction threat faced by frogs, which have hopped on Earth for some 250 million years and are a crucial cog in the ecosystem. Scientists believe they've pinpointed a cause for the loss of many of the amphibians: the chytrid fungus.

Airs Wednesday, at 7pm on Channel 5.

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