The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 13 Episode 22

March 12, 1961: St Patrick's Day Show

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 12, 1961 on CBS
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March 12, 1961: St Patrick's Day Show

1961 St. Patrick's Day show.
--Tammy Grimes (Broadway actress) sings a "Finian's Rainbow" medley.
--The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem (Irish folk-singers) - "Brennan On The Moor," "Ballinderry" and "Rising of the Moon."
--The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem - "Portlairge" featuring The McNiff Irish Dancers.
--Helen Kane (1920's singer) does a 'Jazz Age' version of the Irish tune "The Kerry Dancers."
--Brendan O'Dowda (Irish tenor) - "Galway Bay."
--Mary O'Hara (singer-harpist) -possibly "Danny Boy."
Also appearing:
--Henny Youngman (comedian)
--Pat O'Brien (actor) dances with one of the McNiff Irish Dancers to "Miss McLeod's Reel" (performed by the Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem).
Later in show, Pat O'Brien tells a few Irish stories.

Additional guests (scheduled):
--The Emerald Girls Pipe Band of Dublin


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan


Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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