Levon Helm with actor Sissy Spacek at the Midnight Special TV show, episode number 313, April 18, 1980.

Sissy Spacek and Levon promoted their movie Coal Miner's Daughter, they co-hosted the show and sang. Beverly D'Angelo, who played Patsy Cline in Coal Miner's Daughter, also performed in the same episode, singing a few songs from the film. Scenes from the movie were shown and Helm, Spacek and D'Angelo also sang with Phyllis Boyens.

The 90-minute late-night NBC rock music series Midnight Special aired Friday nights (or, rather, early morning Saturdays) from 1973 to 1991. It followed "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson."

Set list:

  1. He's Walking Away
  2. Honkytonkin'
  3. Scene from Coal Miner's Daughter
  4. Coal Miner's Daughter
  5. America's Farm
  6. Walking After Midnight [Beverly D'Angelo]
  7. Some Small Crime
  8. Ain't Got the Time
  9. Sweet Dreams of You [Beverly D'Angelo]
  10. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  11. China Doll
  12. Don't Call Me Cowgirl
  13. Watermelon Time in Georgia