The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 6 Episode 34

May 9, 1954: The ASCAP Story, Part Two

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 09, 1954 on CBS
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May 9, 1954: The ASCAP Story, Part Two

Part 2 of a 2-part tribute to The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Scheduled guests:
--Julius LaRosa sings "Young At Heart" and "Three Coins in the Fountain."
--Julius La Rosa and The Whiting Sisters (Barbara and Margaret) perform "Ain't We Got Fun?"
--Barbara and Margaret Whiting do a medley of songs written by their father, Richard Whiting, including "Honey."
--Margaret Whiting performs "My Ideal."
--Dolores Gray sings "Melancholy Baby."
--Nanci Crompton dances "The Bridal Veil Dance."

Composers scheduled to appear:
--Ernie Burnett (performer and composer)
--Jack Norworth (composer of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game")
--Joe E. Howard (composer of "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
--Rudolf Frimi (composer of "Rose Marie" and "Firefly")
--Harry Tierney (composer of "Alice Blue Gown")

Also scheduled:
--Roy Smeck (ukulele player & guitarist)
--Mrs. Gus Kahn (wife of musician, songwriter and lyricist Gus Kahn)
--Bobby Shantz (Philadelphia Athletics pitcher).
--Bob Trice (Philadelphia Athletics pitcher).
--Vic Powers (of The Philadelphia Athletics).
--Audience bow: Liberace

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