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  • Monday, November 22nd, 2010

    Ed Sullivan DVD Deals

    Black Friday came a little early this year at EdSullivan.com. To celebrate the holidays and get ready for the gift giving season EdSullivan.com is now offering a number of special deals and prices on our DVD collections and gift packages.  These Ed Sullivan DVD compilations include all of the best artists from The Ed Sullivan Show such as The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley on Ed Sullivan, The Jackson 5 on Ed Sullivan,
  • Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

    Beatles on iTunes

    Almost ten years after the launch of iTunes, the Beatles have landed. This morning Apple officially announced that the Beatles’ music catalogue would be available in their online music store. Apple said on its website “In 1964, the band that changed everything came to America. Now they’re on iTunes.” This comes after a long holdout by The Fab Four, who have been reluctant to allow their...
  • Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

    Jim Morrison & The Doors on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Earlier today it was all over the news and blogosphere that Jim Morrison is about to receive a posthumous pardon almost 40 years after being convicted of exposing himself on stage during The Doors 1969 show at Miami's Key Auditorium. That got me thinking...
  • Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

    Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5 on The Ed Sullivan Show

    On December 14, 1969 The Ed Sullivan Show introduced the country to Michael Jackson and the rest of The Jackson 5.  These brothers from Gary, Indiana with their sound and magnetic energy would go on to capture the hearts of fans of all ages around the world. Ed Sullivan had taken notice of The Jackson 5 when their debut single started climbing the charts in 1969. Always a supporter of Motown, Ed wanted to book the boys...
  • Friday, October 29th, 2010

    Elvis on The Ed Sullivan Show – 1956

    On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley stepped on The Ed Sullivan Show stage and made music history with his iconic performance of "Hound Dog."  The date was October 28th, 1956. Elvis Presley was in New York to make...
  • Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

    The Rolling Stones on The Ed Sullivan Show

    On October 25, 1964, just over eight months after The Beatles historic performance, The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.  The bad boys of rock n roll were fresh of the release of their third album  “12 X 5” and they knew there was no better way to promote it to an American...
  • Thursday, October 21st, 2010

    Dizzy Gillespie on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Today we celebrate the birthday of jazz great Dizzy Gillespie!  The music legend and cultural icon who championed bebop as a new musical art form would have turned 93 today.  Notorious for his famous balloon cheeks that inflated with every note and his trademark “bent” trumpet, Gillespie was a gifted improviser whose virtuoso style was one of a kind. Throughout the years...
  • Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

    Mad Men, The Ed Sullivan Show & the 1960s

    On Sunday night the AMC television drama Mad Men closed out it's 4th season. Whether or not you approved of the finale, it is hard to argue against the fact that over the past four seasons Mad Men has done a thorough job depicting the social mores, changing moods and political correctness of 1960s America.  The historical context in which Mad Men is set coincides with the height of The Ed Sullivan Show, harking back to the days when families gathered together in living rooms...
  • Friday, October 15th, 2010

    Stiller and Meara on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Stiller and Meara, the husband and wife comedy team who made numerous appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show throughout the 1960s and 70s, are back and still as funny as ever.  Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, with the help of their son Ben Stiller and his production company Red HourFilms, have launched a Stiller and Meara Yahoo! channel that features a weekly web series...