The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 23

March 7, 1971: Armed Forces Music Festival

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 07, 1971 on CBS
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March 7, 1971: Armed Forces Music Festival

Armed Forces Music Festival
Civilian Guests:
--Jeannie C. Riley - "Oh, Singer."
--Film clip: Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA."
--Teresa Graves - "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me."
--Roy Clark (playing banjo) - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown."
--Peter Gennero - "This is the Army" dance routine.
--Joe Louis (boxer, interviewed by Sullivan).
--Louis Nye (stand-up comedian)
Military Guests:
--Brian Stuart (tenor) - "Love Story" theme.
--Cameo (stage bow): General William Westmoreland.
--Major Don Kidder & Sons (barbershop quartet from Clark AFB, the Philippines) - "Bring Back Those Good Old Days."
--Staff Sergeant Richard Martin (harmonica player from Kelly AFB, Texas) - "St. Louis Blues."
--Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp (from Fort Myer).
--The United States Army Drill Team
--Fred (folk trio consisting of Sergeant Cruise, Army Specialist Hoffman, and Bonnie Hoffman) - "That's When I Come Running Into Your Mind."
--Entire cast performs a medley of Service songs (The U.S. Army Fife and Drum Corps): “Off We Go” (Air Force), “Shores of Tripoli” (Marines), “Anchors Aweigh” (Navy), “The Army Goes Rolling Along” (Army) and “America.”

CBS repeated this show on May 9, 1971.


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