Harlem’s Ed Sullivan, From The Ed Sullivan Show, 1901 – 1974

Edward Vincent “Ed” Sullivan, September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974, was a US entertainment writer and television host, best known as the presenter of the television variety program The Toast of the Town, now usually remembered under its second name, The Ed Sullivan Show. Continue Reading →


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The Ed Sullivan Show’s YouTube Channel Spotlights Jazz Greats From Harlem To Harare

The Ed Sullivan Shows official YouTube channel continues to feature full segments from across the entertainment spectrum, focusing on jazz appreciation throughout April 2021. Continue Reading →


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UMe Announces Global Deal With Sofa Entertainment For ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Catalog

Nearly 50 years after Harlem’s Ed Sullivan, wrapped his show, The Ed Sullivan Show’s final episode and charmed TV viewers for the final time on Sunday night June 6, 1971.

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The Beatles Invade Harlem New York 1964

beatles sliderAs 13 Beatles Albums and 4 Compilations Now Free to Stream Online this week, we think about the Beatles when they visited Harlem.

On Saturday, February 8, 1964, the day before the Beatles’ much anticipated appearance on Harlem’s Ed Sullivan the New York City weather was blustery, the landscape bleached of essential color. Continue Reading →


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Cora La Redd, Harlem’s “Terpsichorean Riot,” -1968 (Video)

lora walker in harlemCora LaRedd, the brilliant Harlem singer and dancer of the 1920s and 1930s, known for her hard-hitting rhythm-tap style, was often announced as the “Terpsichorean riot.” Continue Reading →


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