The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 22

March 16, 1969: Janis Joplin, Ed Ames, Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 16, 1969 on CBS
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March 16, 1969: Janis Joplin, Ed Ames, Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph
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Music:
--Janis Joplin - "Raise Your Hand" and "Maybe."
--Ed Ames - "If I Had A Hammer" & "Changing, Changing."
--Honey Ltd. (four female singers) - "At Long Last Love" and "Respect."
--The United States Air Force Marching Band (Strategic Air Command band).

Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph segment:
--Boots Randolph (saxophonist) - "Yakety Sax."
--Floyd Cramer (pianist) - "On the Rebound."
--Chet Atkins (guitarist) - "Autumn Leaves."
--Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph - "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody."

Comedy:
--Scoey Mitchell - stand-up monologue.
Also appearing:
--Jacques D'Amboise and Allegra Kent (ballet dancers) - Irish Fantasy with Marnee Morris.
--The Carals (juggling-balancing act from Germany) - man with female assistant.
--Norm Neilson (magic act).
--Barbara Joe Rubin (female jockey) - interviewed by Ed.
--Audience bows: Buddy and Sherry Hackett (comedian & his wife); Jerry Vale (singer); and Benny Friedman (University of Michigan 1925 All-American football star).moreless

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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)

Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins

Himself

Guest Star

The Carals

The Carals

Themselves

Guest Star

Floyd Cramer

Floyd Cramer

Himself

Guest Star

Ed Ames

Ed Ames

Himself

Recurring Role

Scoey Mitchell

Scoey Mitchell

Himself

Recurring Role

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