The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 25

April 6, 1969: Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington, Joan Rivers

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 06, 1969 on CBS
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April 6, 1969: Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington, Joan Rivers
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1969 Easter Show
Music:
--Peggy Lee sings "Spinning Wheel" & "Natural Woman."
--Tony Bennett sings a medley: "Love Song," "Solitude," "What The World Needs Now" & "People" (backed up by the Duke Ellington Orchestra).
--Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - "Rocking In Rhythm."
--Shirley Verrett (Met Opera singer) - "Alleluja" by Mozart.
Comedy:
--Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up comedy)
--Joan Rivers (comedian)
Also appearing:
--Eddie Albert (actor) - recites "Prayers for the 1970s," written by Norman Corwin.
--Edward Villella & Patricia McBride (of The New York City Ballet) - dance a pas de deux from Prokofiev's "Romeo & Juliet."
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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Himself, with band

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee

Herself

Recurring Role

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Himself

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Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert

Himself

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