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  • Friday, May 28th, 2021

    Watch Ella Fitzgerald’s Swinging 1968 Performance On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

    The archives of The Ed Sullivan Show have opened again to reveal a glorious 1968 performance by Ella Fitzgerald. The show’s official YouTube channel is now playing host to the peerless vocal stylist’s rousing version of “You’ll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini)” on the April 28, 1968 edition. The clip is all the more fascinating as a […]

  • Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

    Watch the Band Rip Through ‘Up on Cripple Creek’ in Newly Uploaded ‘Ed Sullivan’ Video

    With the entire catalogue of The Ed Sullivan Show recently added to streaming platforms, fans can watch performances that were previously only available as low-resolution bootlegs. The series’ YouTube channel has clips that include Ike & Tina Turner, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and, as of Sunday, the Band. The November 2nd, 1969 video features a full clip of “Up On Cripple Creek” (until […]

  • Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

    What to Stream, April 12–19

    This week’s streams feature classic jazz performances from The Ed Sullivan Show in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Bobby Watson in Missouri, Joey DeFrancesco in New Hampshire, a debut by the Zürich Jazz Orchestra and much more.  Available Now: Ella, Louie, Nat and More! Ed Sullivan Show Spotlights Classic Jazz Performances Read more at DownBeat.com

  • Monday, April 5th, 2021

    Jazz Featured on The Ed Sullivan Show’s YouTube Channel in April

    April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and all month long the official YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show will feature jazz segments from the famous variety show’s archive. Though best known for groundbreaking appearances by Elvis Presley and the Beatles, Sullivan’s program had a long history of presenting a wide variety of performers, from comedians to novelty acts (Topo Gigio, […]

  • Monday, March 22nd, 2021

    Ed Sullivan’s ‘Rilly Big Shoo’ Is Back — on Sunday Nights, Naturally

    The man who brought America Elvis and the Beatles returns thanks to over-the-air network MeTV. I was five years old when CBS cancelled The Ed Sullivan Show, and eight when Sullivan died in 1974, but let me tell you: that man and his program cast a long shadow. For almost a quarter century, up-and-coming stars appeared […]

  • Monday, March 15th, 2021

    Watch The Ed Sullivan Show on MeTV beginning March 21

    “Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles!” That simple introduction changed America and TV forever, as 73 million people gathered in front of their televisions to see the Beatles’ first live performance on U.S. soil. With that, the Fab Four launched “The British Invasion.” It was just one of many history-making performances to grace Ed Sullivan’s stage. […]

  • Monday, February 8th, 2021

    Hank Aaron Remembered With Rare ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Clip

    Hank Aaron died at the age of 86 last month. There have been many tributes for the baseball legend over the last few weeks, but fans are in for a treat thanks to The Ed Sullivan Show. On Friday night, the YouTube Channel of The Ed Sullivan Show features Aaron in a four-minute clip which […]