The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 18

January 22, 1956: ASCAP Salute

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 22, 1956 on CBS

Episode Recap

A salute to ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) with guests:
--Cab Calloway (with his daughter Cecelia 'Lael' Calloway) - "Little Child."
--Mitch Miller and his orchestra - "Yellow Rose Of Texas."
--The Whiting Sisters (Richard Whiting's daughters Margaret and Barbara) - medley: "Ain't We Got Fun," "Sleepy Time Gal," "Louise," "He's Funny That Way" and "Too Marvelous."
--John Raitt & Claramae Turner - "The Song Is You" (from "Music In The Air").
--Frank Silver (songwriter) - "Yes We Have No Bananas."
--Jack Norworth (composer) - "Shine On Harvest Moon" & "Take Me Out To The Ballgame."
--Ernie Burnett (composer) - "Melancholy Baby."
--Jule Styne - performs a medley of his compositions: "I Don't Want To Walk Without You," "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend," "It's Been A Long, Long Time," "It's Magic," "I'll Walk Alone," "Never Never Land" & "Three Coins In A Fountain"
--Billy Daniels - "Easy To Love," "My Blue Heaven" & "That Old Black Magic."
--Helen Kane (singer, the original Boop-Boop-A-Do girl) - "I Wanna Be Loved By You."
--Rose Murphy (plays piano) - "I Can't Give You Anything But Love"
--Will Oakland - "Macushla."
--Maude Nugent Jerome performs her own composition "Sweet Rosie O'Grady."
--Pat Rooney - "Sidewalks Of New York."
--Claramae Turner - You'll Never Walk Alone"
--John Raitt - "If I Loved You" (from Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel').
--Audience bows: Mitchell Parish, Don George, Singing Sam, Stanley Adams, and Roy Regal.