Thursday, September 14th, 2017

  September 14, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) - 50 years ago Sunday night, on September 17, 1967, the Doors defied Ed Sullivan and CBS by refusing to drop the word “higher” while performing their #1 hit, “Light My Fire”. It may seem ridiculous today, but their refusal created a furor and a media firestorm. America was a more prudish nation then. In fact, just a decade earlier, Lucy and Desi had to sleep in twin beds, and the word “pregnant” couldn’t...

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Welcome to the official website of The Ed Sullivan Show. If you are a fan of the show and the timeless artists that appeared on its stage, then you have come to the right place! We are the home of The Ed Sullivan Show – America’s longest running variety show, which aired on CBS from […]