Scope and Contents
This collection contains digitized video, correspondence, and a master list of performers including performance dates. For more information on the videos, please see the Scope and Content notes for each episode.
Conditions Governing Access
Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-348-2586.
Request access to digital material (stored on Fondren Library's nearline / non-public server) by contacting Woodson Research Center staff at email@example.com. Please use the Identifier number in your request.
Biographical / Historical
"The Little Ol' Show That Comes on After Monty Python" aired on KPRC from 1975 to 1980. It was the brainchild of Bruce Bryant, whose friend and long term production partner, Jim Barham, provided film shorts. The show aired on Saturday nights between Monty Python and the station's sign-off.
The show featured film shorts, comedy bits, clips from classic films, and in-studio performances. The performers include but are not limited to Townes Van Zandt, Wheatfield, Hoyt Axton, Vince Bell, Ry Cooder, Frank Davis, Richard Dobson, George Ensle, Danny Everitt, Blaze Foley, Nanci Griffith, Eric Taylor, Emmy Lou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Don McLean, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Reed, Shake Russell, Dana Cooper, Doug Sahm, Don Sanders, and John Vandiver.