The Ed Sullivan Show

March 7, 1971: Armed Forces Music Festival

Season 23, Ep 23, Aired 3/7/71
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  • Episode Description
  • Armed Forces Music Festival Guests: --Jeannie C. Riley - "Oh, Singer." On film: Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA" --Teresa Graves - "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" --Roy Clark (playing banjo) - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" --Brian Stewart - "Love Story" theme --Peter Gennero - "This is the Army" dance routine --Joe Louis (boxer, interviewed by Sullivan)--Louis Nye (stand-up comedian) Military Guests: --General William Westmoreland (cameo, stage bow) --Major Don Kidder & Sons (barbershop quartet from Clark AFB, the Phillippines) - "Bring Back Those Good Old Days" --Staff Sergeant Richard Martin (harmonica player from Kelly AFB, Texas) - "St. Louis Blues" --Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp (from Fort Myer) --The United States Army Drill Team --Fred (folk trio consisting of Sergeant Cruise, Army Specialist Hoffman & Bonnie Hoffman) - "That's When I Come Running Into Your Mind" Finale: Entire cast sings medley of Service songs - "Anchor's Aweigh," "Air Force Song, "Marine's Hymn" and "America the Beautiful." CBS repeated this show on May 9, 1971.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Jeannie C. Riley

    Herself

  • Teresa Graves

    Herself

  • Roy Clark

    Himself

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  • Notes (1)

    • Next week (14-Mar-71), the "Ed Sullivan Show" was pre-empted for the movie "Born Free."

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