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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

 

My Music Presents:
Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969

 

Airs Saturday, August 11th, 12:00-2 a.m.; Monday, August 13th, 8:00-10:00 p.m.; Sunday, August 19th, 12:00-2 a.m. & 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Ed Sullivan and Creedence Clearwater Revival

– Young Singing Stars of the ’60s Present Their Big Hits –

 

Legendary TV presenter Ed Sullivan brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night--live from New York. A sequel to Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics, Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 features an amazing line-up of iconic artists singing favorite songs from the era. Hosted by Ed Sullivan and Jay Thomas, Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 airs Monday, August 13 from 8-10:00 p.m. on WTVP-HD, with an encore scheduled for Sunday, August 19 at 4:30 p.m.

From the Beatles’ American television debut in 1964 to the Doors’ infamous one-time only appearance, “The Ed Sullivan Show” served up an unparalleled roster of timeless artists. This new special features some of the most memorable moments from the superstars of the ’60s pop-rock world.

Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969features these hits:

  • “Along Comes Mary” – The Association

  • “My World Is Empty Without You” – The Supremes

  • “Paint It Black” – The Rolling Stones

  • “Baby I Need Your Lovin’” - Johnny Rivers

  • “Never My Love” – The Association

  • “Ruby Tuesday” – The Rolling Stones

  • “Creeque Alley” – The Mamas & The Papas

  • “I Want to Hold Your Hand” – The Beatles

  • “Just A Little Bit Better” – Herman’s Hermits

  • “It’s Not Unusual” – Tom Jones

  • “Shake” – The Animals

  • “Ferry ’Cross the Mersey” – Gerry & The Pacemakers

  • “To Sir With Love” – Lulu

  • “She Loves You” – The Beatles

  • “Turn, Turn, Turn” – The Byrds

  • “She’d Rather Be With Me” – The Turtles

  • “Grazing in the Grass” – Friends of Distinction

  • “I Get Around” – The Beach Boys

  • “Proud Mary” – Creedence Clearwater Revival

  • “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” – The 5th Dimension

 

 

 

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For further information contact Linda Miller, WTVP Vice President of Programming, at (309) 495-0591 or linda.miller@wtvp.org

 


 

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