The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 19 Episode 1

September 11, 1966: The Rolling Stones, Louis Armstrong, Red Skelton

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 11, 1966 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Show opening, with dancers.
--The Rolling Stones perform "Paint It Black."
--Commercial: Burlington Socks
--"Holiday on Ice" segments - Scenes from the ice show, taped at Madison Square Garden, includes an appearance by skater Ronnie Robertson.

--Commercial: Anacin
--Louis Armstrong performs "Cabaret."
--Joan Rivers (comedian, making her 2nd Sullivan appearance) - stand-up routine, topics: marriage, her husband Edgar, and Fatima.
--Commercial: Burlington Socks
--Robert Goulet sings "Once I Had A Heart" and "The Impossible Dream."
--Commercial: Dutch Masters Cigars
--Red Skelton (comedian) - performs a monologue and pantomime routine (in a taped segment running approx. 10 minutes).
--Commercial: Nabisco
--The Rolling Stones - "Lady Jane" and "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In the Shadow?"
--Commercial: Polaroid
--Show closing. Ed Sullivan announces Jackie Mason appearing next week.

The edited (circa 2004), PBS repeat of this episode features the following segments:
--The Rolling Stones - "Paint It Black"
--Louis Armstrong - "Cabaret"
--Joan Rivers (stand-up comedy) - re: marriage, housework, cooking, a visit from her husband's ex-girlfriend
--On tape: "Holiday on Ice" segment from Madison Square Garden with skater Ronnie Robertson
--Robert Goulet - "Once I Had A Heart"
--Des O'Connor - comedy sketch: Des shows a volunteer correct hand gestures when appearing on TV. (clip from a different episode).
--The Rolling Stones - "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In the Shadow?"

An earlier, 1990's, version of this episode also included this clip:

--Jim Nabors - "Love Me With All Your Heart" (possibly from 10/23/66).