The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 5

October 18, 1970: B.B. King, The Carpenters, Tony Bennett, George Burns

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Full Episode: October 18, 1970: B.B. King, The Carpenters, Tony Bennett, George Burns (26:08)

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Music:
--The Carpenters - "Close to You" & "We've Only Just Begun."
--B.B. King - "Just A Little Bit of Love" and a medley ("How Blue Can You Get" & "The Thrill Is Gone").
--Tony Bennett sings "Something" (Beatles song), "Get Happy" & "I'll Begin Again" (song from the movie "Scrooge").
Comedy:
--George Burns (stand-up monologue) - gives his views on nudity in show business (current movies, night clubs)
--Robert Klein (stand-up comedy) - does a routine on the World Series (interviews with athletes, school bands in half-time show)
--New York City Stickball Team (comedy routine)
Also appearing:
--1970 Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions (winners from different categories: polka, rhumba, etc.)
--Albert Almoznino - makes shadow puppets on wall
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Comedy, Talk & Interview

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60s, 50s, Classics, celebrity cameos, celebrity life