The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 18 Episode 33

May 1, 1966: James Brown, The Supremes, Nancy Ames, London Lee, ASCAP Salute

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 01, 1966 on CBS
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May 1, 1966: James Brown, The Supremes, Nancy Ames, London Lee, ASCAP Salute
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Music:
--The Supremes - "Love is Like an Itching In My Heart" & "More."
--James Brown - medley of hits: "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Ain't That A Groove?" "It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World" and "Please, Please, Please."
--Nancy Ames (singer) - medley of Latin tunes (in Spanish & English) including "Shadow of Your Smile" & "Besame Mucho."
Comedy:
--London Lee (stand-up) - talks about a muscle man stealing his date, and his lack of childhood friends.
--Billy Baxter (British comedian) - routine with Ed.
Also appearing:
--Robert Joffrey Ballet Troupe (14 dancers) - "Viva Vivaldi" dance.
--Les Mortales (acrobats from Poland) - do pyramids and tumbling.
--Mark Reed Jr. (gun tricks) - fast draw and quick shooting.
ASCAP Salute (five composers, each at his own piano, perform excerpts of their songs):
--Burton Lane - songs include "How About You" & "What Did I Have That I Don't Have"
--Jimmy McHugh - "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" excerpt
--Ray Henderson - "Button Up Your Overcoat" & "The Best Things In Life Are Free" excerpts.
--Arthur Schwartz - "Something To Remember You By & Dancing In The Dark" excerpts.
--Harold Arlen - "Stormy Weather" & "Over The Rainbow" excerpts.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

James Brown

James Brown

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Guest Star

Burton Lane

Burton Lane

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Jimmy McHugh

Jimmy McHugh

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Guest Star

Diana Ross

Diana Ross

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Recurring Role

The Supremes

The Supremes

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Nancy Ames

Nancy Ames

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Recurring Role

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