The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 10 Episode 10

December 1, 1957: Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Sam Cooke, Bobby Helms

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 01, 1957 on CBS
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December 1, 1957: Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Sam Cooke, Bobby Helms
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Music:
--Buddy Holly and the Crickets - "That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue."
--Sam Cooke sings "You Send Me" and "For Sentimental Reasons."
--The Rays - "Silhouettes."
--Bobby Helms - "My Special Angel."
--Polly Bergen sings "Mean To Me" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes."
--Ray McKinley & the Glenn Miller Orchestra (with guest singers) - perform a medley (please see Recap for songs).
Comedy:
--Jean Carroll (comedian)
Dance:
--Martha Ann Bentley (ballerina, dressed as a jockey)
--Tony And Sally Demarco - couple dances to "White Christmas."
Also appearing:
--Douglas Fairbanks (actor) - appears in a comedy sketch and, later in show, recites the Rudyard Kipling poem "If."
--The Colliers All American Football Team (General Mills) - Ed Sullivan introduces the individual players (see Recap) and coach Lefty James.
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