The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 48

August 16, 1959

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 16, 1959 on CBS
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August 16, 1959
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Pre-recorded show (taped either March or June 1959).
Music:
--Lionel Hampton (jazz musician) - "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" and "Oh, Lady Be Good."
--Teresa Brewer sings "There'll Be Some Changes Made," "My Melancholy Baby" and "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street."
--Joe E. Howard and his son Joe E. Howard Jr. - sing a medley of Joe Howard Sr.'s songs ("Hello! Ma Baby," "There's Nothing Like A Good Old Song," "Honeymoon" and "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now").
--Jan Peerce (operatic tenor) - "Vesti la Giubba" and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
--The Wagnon Sisters (singers Anne and Becky, of Tuscumbia, Alabama) - "Love Makes the World Go Round" and "Now Is the Hour."
Comedy:
--Jan Murray (comedian)
--Myron Cohen (storyteller comedian) - tells a story about small children.
Also appearing:
--Peter Gennaro (choreographer) and Wisa D'Orso dance to "I'll Come Back."
--Tiebor Seals (Captain James W. Tiebor's trained seal act) - seals play horns.
--Audience bows: Sports Illustrated staff Don Buddle (editor), Clyde Raynor, Lou Lipps and Jack Dempsey.
--And a tumbling act listed as "Landon Midgets."

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