The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 32

June 1, 1969: Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Lesley Gore, Gwen Verdon

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 01, 1969 on CBS
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June 1, 1969: Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Lesley Gore, Gwen Verdon
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Music:
--Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - "Doggone Right" & "Abraham, Martin & John."
--Lesley Gore - "I Could Have Danced All Night" & "A Natural Woman" medley.
--Mason Williams performs "Major Thang" & "Greensleeves."
Dance:
--Gwen Verdon and two other female dancers - "Mexican Breakfast."
Comedy:
--Alan King (stand-up comedian making his 45th Sullivan appearance) - tells stories about dogs. King then mentions his recent trip to Israel where he dedicated the "Alan King Hospital," which includes "The Ed Sullivan Room," the hospital's largest diagnostic room.
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - do a routine about a student rebellion at a nursery school.
--Ace Trucking Company (Improv company) - do spoofs of commercials and an obscene phone call sketch.
Audience bows:
--Johnny Longdon (jockey), Jack Waldren, Jack Dempsey, Patricia Jane Berg (golfer), Jean Drapeau (Mayor of Quebec), Tom Knowles & Bob Cameron, and Diana Ross.
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    Lesley Gore

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    Gwen Verdon

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