The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 9

November 20, 1955: Bo Diddley, Laverne Baker, The Five Keys, Jack Carter, Ted Lewis

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 20, 1955 on CBS
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November 20, 1955: Bo Diddley, Laverne Baker, The Five Keys, Jack Carter, Ted Lewis
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"Dr. Jive's Rhythm and Blues" sequence:
--Bo Diddley - "Bo Diddley."
--LaVern Baker - "Tweedlee Dee."
--The Five Keys - "Ling Ting Tong."
--Willis "Gater Tail" Jackson & his Band - instrumental song with saxophone solo.
Note: The above acts were all part of a revue of rhythm & blues acts introduced by Tommy "Dr. Jive" Smalls, a New York disc jockey. ("Dr. Jive's Rhythm and Blues" was a revue at New York's Apollo Theater.)

Additional guests:
--Ted Lewis (bandleader-singer) - "How Long Is He Gonna Last?" & "Me And My Shadow."
--Suzanne Brooks & Ted Lewis - "After You've Gone."
--Jack Carter (comedian, stand-up routine).
--Caesari Siepe (of the Met opera) - "Na Voce'na Chetarra" (in Italian) and & "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing."
--Wandy Tworek (Danish violinist) - does a comic musical act.
--Vicente Escudero (69-year-old Spanish Flamenco dancer).
--Audience bows: Helen Hayes, Robert Dowling, Farley Granger.
--On film: A scene from the movie "The Big Knife" starring Rod Steiger & Jack Palance.

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