Welcome Back, Kotter is an American sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan as a sardonic high school teacher in charge of a racially and ethnically diverse remedial class called the "Sweathogs". Recorded in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on ABC from September 9, 1975, to May 17, 1979.
John Benson Sebastian (born March 17, 1944) is an American singer/songwriter, guitarist, harmonicist, and autoharpist, who is best known as a founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, a band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000; for his impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969; and for his No. 1 hit in 1976, "Welcome Back". Sebastian was born in New York City and grew up in Greenwich Village.
Album · 1975 · 49 Songs. Welcome Back John Sebastian. The Best of John Sebastian. Rhino Hi-Five: John Sebastian - EP. 2005.
TITLE added to MP3 cart. From the Album The Best Of John Sebastian.
Welcome back Welcome back Welcome back Welcome back Welcome back. And I know what a scene You were learning in Was there something that Made you come back again. And what could ever lead you (What could ever lead you) Back here where we need you (Back here where we need you).
Album: Welcome Back (1976). Charted: 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Sebastian recalled the story of the song to Uncut magazine June 2014: "I got a call from a guy called Alan Sacks from Brooklyn, who was writing a TV show with Gabe Kaplan. He wanted New York guys to do older writing. I saw a pilot and read some early scripts, and went away thinking, 'I could hit this out of the park!'
Welcome Back is an album by American singer/songwriter John Sebastian, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music). It reached number 79 on The Billboard 200 chart. Two singles were released from the album with the title song "Welcome Back" reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts. It also reached number 93 on the Country Singles chart.
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- Producer – J. Sebastian*, S. Barri*
- Written-By – John Sebastian
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|REP 14434 Ⓝ, REP 14 434||John Sebastian||Welcome Back Kotter (7", Single, RE)||Reprise Records, Reprise Records||REP 14434 Ⓝ, REP 14 434||Germany||1980|
|REP 14 434||John Sebastian||Welcome Back Kotter (7", Single)||Reprise Records||REP 14 434||Germany||1976|
|REP 14434||John Sebastian||Welcome Back (Kotter) (7", Single)||Reprise Records||REP 14434||Netherlands||1976|
|RPS 1349||John Sebastian||Welcome Back Kotter (7", Single, Promo)||Reprise Records||RPS 1349||US||1976|
|REP-14.434||John Sebastian||Welcome Back (Kotter) (7", Single)||Reprise Records||REP-14.434||Netherlands||1976|