The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 22 Episode 22

March 1, 1970: The Beatles Songbook

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 01, 1970 on CBS
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March 1, 1970: The Beatles Songbook
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The "Beatles Songbook," a tribute to the Beatles.

Guests:
--Dionne Warwick - "We Can Work It Out."
--Peggy Lee - "Something" and "Maxwell's Silver Hammer."
--Paul McCartney (on tape), Dionne Warwick, Peggy Lee sing "Yesterday."
--Duke Ellington and his orchestra perform a Beatles medley: "She Loves You," "All My Loving," "Eleanor Rigby," "She's Leaving Home," "Norwegian Wood" and "Ticket To Ride."
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme sing "Fool on the Hill."
--The Peter Gennaro Dancers perform a "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" production number (with Gennaro wearing a Sgt. Pepper's costume).
--Jim Henson's Muppets - "Octopus's Garden" skit.
--In film clips from the movie "Let It Be," The Beatles perform "Let It Be" and "Two of Us."

CBS repeated this episode on Sept. 13, 1970.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

The Beatles

The Beatles

Themselves, on film

Recurring Role

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick

Herself

Recurring Role

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Himself

Recurring Role

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