The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 20 Episode 13

December 3, 1967: Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Gordon McRae & Carol Lawrence, Jackie Kahane, Bill Dana

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 03, 1967 on CBS
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December 3, 1967: Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Gordon McRae & Carol Lawrence, Jackie Kahane, Bill Dana
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Music:
--Ray Charles & Billy Preston perform "Double-O-Soul."
--Ray Charles & orchestra - "Yesterday."
--Ray Charles with Billy Preston (playing organ) and The Raelettes - "What'd I Say?"
--Gordon McRae & Carol Lawrence perform "I Do, I Do," "My Cup Runneth Over," and "I Love My Wife" (songs from their Broadway musical "I Do I Do").
--Frankie Fanelli sings "This Is All I Ask."
--Grand Music Hall of Israel (musical troupe of dancers, singers, boys playing flutes & drums) - perform songs in Hebrew & English.
Comedy:
--Bill Dana (in character as Jose Jimenez) plays an Olympic hopeful.
--Jackie Kahane - stand-up topics include NYC, Hippies, bus & air travel.
Also appearing:
--The All-American Offensive football team (including Ron Yarey, O.J. Simpson, Lary Czonka, Ted Hendricks)
--The Mecners (balancing trio act from Poland).
--Audience bows: David Merrick (Broadway producer), John Strachan (NYC Post Master), and Jane Keane (actress).

New segment added to August 4, 1968 repeat:
--The Blue Comets (Japanese Surf/psych band) perform "Gagaku" & "Blue Chateau."
(The Blue Comets were shown in place of the audience bows & All-American team.)

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