Rocking The Tube

When The Doors Defied Ed Sullivan

When Jim Morrison and the band appeared on the popular show they were asked not to sing the word ‘higher.’ Now we know what they were asked to sing instead.

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When John and Yoko Helped Jerry Lewis

This actually happened, and we have the video to prove it. In 1972, the most famous couple in rock did their part to raise money for “Jerry’s kids.”

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‘Ed Sullivan Show’: Some Legendary Music Clips – Watch

Nearly 50 years after the landmark program ended its run, performances of recording artists, Broadway stars, comedians, and more are being made available

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Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’: Rock Edition

The late night TV series aired 450 episodes for nearly a decade and was often the only opportunity for music fans to see their favorite recording acts perform

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When Regis Philbin Gave Away the 1st $Million on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

When the reality series made its premiere on August 16, 1999, it was as a two-week summer program for ABC. Its success was largely due to its affable host

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When Johnny Cash Sang With the Monkees

He was 37 years old when he first starred on his own music variety TV series. Early on, he was joined by Dolenz, Jones and Nesmith on a good-humored segment

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35 Years Ago: When Live Aid Rocked the Planet

We recap the biggest charity concert in music history, where dozens of stars performed in London and Philadelphia for a massive worldwide TV audience in 1985

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Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’

The series launched the 1970s trend of live rock music on late night TV with its pilot in 1972 + boosted the career of Wolfman Jack. Check out the guests and some great clips

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When Frank Sinatra Joined the Fifth Dimension

Frank Sinatra did not love rock music, but for his 1968 TV special he sang along with soul-pop hitmakers the Fifth Dimension and fit right in.

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Remember K-Tel’s ‘As Advertised on TV’ Compilation Albums?

With his invention of the compilation album, entrepreneur Philip Kives revolutionized the marketing and sales of recorded music

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