• Monday, June 13th, 2022

    ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Archive Reaches New 250-Million Views Milestone

    The official YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show has reached a new milestone, today crossing the threshold of 250 million views of its peerless archive. The June 2020 digital rights agreement between UMe and SOFA Entertainment Inc. made countless rare performances available to view for free from the beloved show’s 23-year history in primetime on CBS. The […]

  • Friday, June 10th, 2022

    Watch Gladys Knight & The Pips Bring Soul To 1970 ‘Ed Sullivan Show’

    Gladys Knight & the Pips star in a newly-shared clip from the archives of The Ed Sullivan Show. The infectious performance from the March 29, 1970 show features a spoken introduction by Knight and a brief segment of The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” before the group launch into their R&B No.1 of three years earlier, “I Heard It Through […]

  • Friday, June 10th, 2022

    Watch Jimmy Dean Sing Country Favorites On 1967 ‘Ed Sullivan Show’

    Texan hitmaker Jimmy Dean is celebrated in a newly-shared clip from the 1967 archives of The Ed Sullivan Show. He performs a selection of country music favorites by other artists to mark Country Music Month. The entertainer famous for hits of his own such as 1961’s “Big Bad John” and 1965’s “The First Thing Ev’ry Morning […]

  • Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

    Watch Two Classic 1960s Peggy Lee Performances From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    The Ed Sullivan Show’s official YouTube channel has shared two more classic, rarely-seen performances from Peggy Lee – this time dating from 1961 and 1965. You can check them both out below. The earlier of the two Peggy Lee performances, dating from February 12, 1961, features the iconic singer performing a spirited renditions of Kansas Joe McCoy’s “Why […]

  • Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

    Watch A 21-Year-Old Hank Williams Jr. Perform On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    An outdoor performance by a 21-year-old Hank Williams Jr. can be viewed on the official YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show. The country star, nicknamed Bocephus by his famous father, sang “All For The Love Of Sunshine” on the November 8, 1970 edition of the famous variety series, a matter of weeks after the MGM […]

  • Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

    Watch Louis Armstrong Entertain The Troops In Germany On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    A performance by Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra of “The Faithful Hussar” has been newly added to the ever-expanding archive of The Ed Sullivan Show, and is now available to view via the show’s official YouTube channel. The clip dates from the October 8, 1961 instalment of the world-famous series, taped on location at the Sportspalast in west […]

  • Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

    Watch Rare Video Of Vanilla Fudge On ‘Ed Sullivan’

    A rare video of Vanilla Fudge performing on The Ed Sullivan Show has been shared online, spotlighting the band’s appearance on an episode in 1969. In the classic clip from The Ed Sullivan Show archives, the New York rock band delivers a fervent cover of “Shotgun,” which was originally released by Junior Walker & The All Stars on Berry […]