Thursday, April 29th, 2021

‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Audio Archive Celebrates Jackie Wilson’s Soul Legacy

Soul giant Jackie Wilson’s indelible legacy as one of the great live performers in any genre is newly celebrated in the latest piece of audio from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show.

In a new clip to be shared from the annals of one of the most famous TV shows in history, Wilson is heard performing his song “Hearts” on the April 1, 1962 edition. The season 15 program also featured entertainer Patti Page, Canadian comedy duo Wayne & Shuster, and, on film, actress Ann-Margret.