The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 13 Episode 30

May 7, 1961: Rosemary Clooney, Al Hirt, Myron Cohen, Earl Grant, The Crosby Brothers

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 07, 1961 on CBS
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May 7, 1961: Rosemary Clooney, Al Hirt, Myron Cohen, Earl Grant, The Crosby Brothers
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Music:
--Al Hirt (jazz musician with band) - "To Ava" and "Down By The Riverside."
--Rosemary Clooney sings "I Ain't Got Nobody" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
--Earl Grant (singer-organist) - "Ebb Tide."
--The Crosby Brothers (Bing's sons Dennis, Lindsay and Philip) sing "Joshua" and a medley of their father's tunes ("Swing On A Star"/"Don't Fence Me In"/"Accentuate The Positive"/"White Christmas"/"Pennies From Heaven").
--Rosemary Clooney, Al Hirt, and The Crosby Brothers perform "What's New at the Zoo?" (song from the Broadway musical "Do Re Mi.").
Comedy:
--Myron Cohen (comedian)
Also appearing:
--Wisa O'Orso (dancer) - "Steppin' Out With My Baby" production number with two male dancers.
--The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act).
--Willie Mays (baseball great) - talks with Ed. (A week earlier, Mays became the 9th Major League player to hit four home runs in one game.)
--Ted Atkinson (veteran jockey)

CBS repeated this show on August 19, 1961 (with new segments added, possibly replacing the Willie Mays interview).

New segments added to August 19, 1961 repeat:
--The Amazing Mr. Ballantine (comic magician Carl Ballantine)
--The Elkin Sisters (balancing act)

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