The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 26

May 30, 1971: Ed Sullivan Show Special Edition (hosted by Jack Jones)

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 30, 1971 on CBS
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May 30, 1971: Ed Sullivan Show Special Edition (hosted by Jack Jones)
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Ed Sullivan Show Special Edition

--Jack Jones (guest host) sings "Get Together" and "If I Could Read Your Mind."
--Your Father's Moustache - "Mountain Dew" and "5-Feet-Two."
--Loretta Lynn - "I Wanna Be Free" and "Coal Miner's Daughter."
--Jack Jones and Loretta Lynn - "Move It On Home."
--The New Seekers - "Look What They've Done to My Song," "Beautiful People" and "Nickel Man."

--Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - routine includes parody of insurance commercials, pilot admits to being afraid to fly, a woman tells man she's pregnant, and parody of detergent commercial. Later in show, they do a routine where "Walter Cronkite" interviews the mother of a student protester.

Medley (Jack Jones and guests):
"La Bomba" (Charles Rodriguez), "I'm A Nut" (Loretta Lynn), instrumental song (Your Father's Moustache), "Your Song" (The New Seekers), "Do You Love Me?" (Stiller and Meara), "God Bless America" (spoken by Loretta Lynn), "What Are You Doing?" (Jack Jones), and "Those Were the Days" (entire cast).

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn

Herself

Guest Star

Anne Meara

Anne Meara

Herself

Guest Star

The New Seekers

The New Seekers

Themselves

Guest Star

Jack Jones

Jack Jones

Himself, guest host

Recurring Role

Your Father's Moustache

Your Father's Moustache

Themselves

Recurring Role

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