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  • Friday, December 31st, 2010

    Bo Diddley on The Ed Sullivan Show Story

    Today is the anniversary of Bo Diddley’s birthday and in honor of the great rock legend here is the true story of why there was only one appearance of Bo Diddley on The Ed Sullivan Show. Bo Diddley’s Ed Sullivan Show performance is one of the most notorious in the show’s 23-year run, and has become a part of rock and roll lore. Bo Diddley came out with his first single, self-titled “Bo...
  • Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

    Ed Sullivan Show iPhone & iPad App

    The Ed Sullivan Show has just released a new iPhone & iPad App featuring performances from the iconic CBS variety show. The FREE app gives fans exclusive access to their favorite artists from The Ed Sullivan Show, including The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Jackson 5 and The Rolling Stones. Users will enjoy iconic performances from the 50's,...
  • Friday, December 17th, 2010

    Holiday Gift Guide 2010

    For all you last minute shoppers we have put together a 2010 holiday gift guide for The Ed Sullivan Show DVDs & products.  The following products have been our most popular during this year: 1.  Ed Sullivan’s Rock n’ Roll Classics 7 DVD Set - This Rock & Roll DVD collection includes some of the greatest performers to ever appear on The Ed Sullivan Show.  Enjoy live music and performances by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Jackson 5 and many more in this 7 DVD set.
  • Thursday, December 16th, 2010

    Sports Stars on The Ed Sullivan Show

    As a youth, Ed Sullivan loved to play sports and when he began his professional career as a newspaper reporter in New York he actually first wrote for the sports column. Years later, when Ed Sullivan was given the opportunity to host of his own variety show he continued to share this passion with his audiences by inviting great sports figures and iconic athletes on his...
  • Friday, December 10th, 2010

    Top 10 Gifts For Music Fans

    Here is a list we have compiled of great gifts for music fans both from EdSullivan.com and other stores:  1. 7 DVD Set of Rock n’ Roll Classics - A DVD set full of all our favorite acts from The Ed Sullivan Show including The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Jackson 5, The Doors and many more! 2. Concert Tickets to go see their favorite band...
  • Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

    The Anniversary of John Lennon’s Death

    Today marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. On the night of December 8, 1980 John Lennon was shot in the back as he and Yoko Ono returned to their New York apartment at The Dakota. Word spread fast as the late night news broadcasts ran the story and Howard Cosell famously announced the “unspeakable tragedy” during the nationally televised Monday Night Football game. The country and the world were left numb that evening as a special talent, cultural...
  • Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

    Ed Sullivan Show Quotes

    Here are some of the classic Ed Sullivan quotes from the variety show's 23 year run: “Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!” - Introducing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.  This was The Beatles first live television performance in the USA. “I wanted to say to Elvis Presley and the country that this is a real decent, fine boy, and...
  • Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

    Bobbie Gentry on The Ed Sullivan Show

    December 27, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of the 5th and final appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show of Bobbie Gentry, one of the most interesting and entertaining singer/songwriters to emerge from the late ‘60’s.  Although often categorized as a country singer, Gentry’s blend of rock, pop, country and folk actually found its greatest success on the pop music charts. By the time of Gentry’s first appearance on the show on December 27, 1967,...
  • Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

    EdSullivan.com Black Friday & Cyber Monday DVD Deals

    In celebration of Black Friday & Cyber Monday EdSullivan.com will be offering a FREE DVD of The Best of The Ed Sullivan Show - Ed’s Outrageous Moments with any purchase over $50 and also a FREE The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring The Beatles DVD with any...
  • Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

    Bob Dylan on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Many people often wonder why wasn’t Bob Dylan on The Ed Sullivan Show without knowing how close he actually was to making a performance.  Here is how the Bob Dylan Ed Sullivan Show story unfolded: In May of 1963, Bob Dylan was still an aspiring young musician who was preparing for the release of his 2nd album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.  At this point in his career, Dylan had received little national attention.  It seemed if that was all about...