The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 9

November 15, 1970: Dick Gregory, Abbe Lane, Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal, Joe South

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 15, 1970 on CBS
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November 15, 1970: Dick Gregory, Abbe Lane, Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal, Joe South
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Music:
--Tommy Roe - "Dizzy" & "Oh Heather Honey."
--Billy Joe Royal - "Cherry Hill Park" & "I Knew You When."
--Joe South - "Don't It Made You Want to Go Home" & "Walk A Mile in My Shoes."
--Joe South, Billy Joe Royal & Tommy Roe - "Games People Play"
--Abbe Lane - sings a medley of Gospel songs: "Sometimes I'm Up," "And When I Die" and "Saved."

Comedy:
--Dick Gregory (comedian)
--Tony Fayne and Norman Wisdom (comedians) - sketch about a drum set.
--Jeremy Vernon (comedian) - does a monologue about long-distance phone calls.

Dance:
--Natalya Makarova (Russian ballerina) and Ted Kivitt (of the American Ballet Theater) - perform the pas de deux from "Swan Lake."

Also appearing:
--Professional automobile racers Sterling Moss, Dan Gurney, Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill compete by racing toy cars in a model car track, with Bill Mazur.
--Audience bows:Johnny Mathis, Bob Sylvester.
--Audience bow: Bob Johnson (running back of the New York Giants).

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Tommy Roe

Tommy Roe

Himself

Guest Star

Billy Joe Royal

Billy Joe Royal

Himself

Guest Star

Joe South

Joe South

Himself

Guest Star

Abbe Lane

Abbe Lane

Herself

Recurring Role

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