Rocking The Tube

‘The Midnight Special’: Solo Artists Edition

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

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‘Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’: Ahead of Its Time

The comedy-musical duo’s popular variety show was a great showcase for rock acts. But many of the sketches proved too controversial for the CBS sensors

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SNL Salutes Trebek, Connery With Classic ‘Jeopardy!’ Sketches

Will Ferrell and Darrell Hammond brilliantly portrayed the two stars in a series of sketches, with the latter, as Connery, tormenting the game show host

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10 Rocking ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Performances

You didn’t really “make it” until you’d been on Sullivan. Check out these great clips from the all-time biggest variety show in America

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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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Ed Sullivan Show: Comedy Legends Showcase

The host provided a forum for the biggest names in comedy every Sunday night. Watch some classic routines from Rodney, Joan, Carlin, and other legends

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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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