The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 41

June 28, 1959: Duke Ellington, Lloyd Price, Frankie Avalon, Jean Carroll, Tina Robin

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 28, 1959 on CBS
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June 28, 1959: Duke Ellington, Lloyd Price, Frankie Avalon, Jean Carroll, Tina Robin
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Music:
--Lloyd Price and his orchestra - "Personality."
--Duke Ellington performs "Happy Anatomy" (which Ellington composed for the movie "Anatomy of a Murder") and "Flirtibird."
--Frankie Avalon sings "A Boy without a Girl" & "That's Jazz."
--The Louis Armstrong Band (without Louis) - play an unidentified song.
--Tina Robin sings "Splish Splash" and "Hound Dog."
--Little, Dane and Mason (vocal comedy trio of Chuck Liotta, Vince Callaci, and Herb Magidson) sing "That's A Plenty" and "Fugue for Tinhorns."
Comedy:
--Jean Carroll (comedienne) - talks about her teenage daughter, teen dating, and modern times in her comedy monologue.
--Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with his puppet Velvel & Irving) - do a beatnik routine with a puppet harassing Ed.
Also appearing:
--Ingemar Johansson (boxer from Sweden) - new Heavyweight Boxing Champion demonstrates his knockout punch.
--The Modern Jazz Dancers (troupe from Italy).
--La Chunga (flamenco dancer with her dance troupe).
--Eric Brenn (plate spinner).
--Audience bows: Fred Astaire (movie star), Otto Preminger (director of the film "Anatomy of a Murder"), and Joseph N. Welch (actor, played Judge Weaver in "Anatomy of a Murder").

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