Ed Sullivan

  • The Night Bo Diddley Broke the Mold on National TV

    On the evening of November 20, 1955, the usual calm of Sunday night television was shattered by the electrifying strum of a square guitar. Bo Diddley stepped onto the stage of “The Ed Sullivan Show,” not just to perform but to ignite a cultural revolution. Scheduled to play Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons,” Diddley instead…

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  • The Doors Defy Ed Sullivan: The Night Rock ‘n’ Roll Refused to Be Tamed

    In the ever-evolving tapestry of rock ‘n’ roll, there are moments that define generations and challenge the status quo. On September 17, 1967, such a moment materialized on the stages of “The Ed Sullivan Show,” forever embedding itself in the annals of music history. The Doors, led by the enigmatic and unpredictable Jim Morrison, transformed…

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