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 →

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 →

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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Harlem’s Margo Rodriguez, Half Of Mambo Duo, Passes (Video)

Margo Rodriguez, half of the husband-and-wife team Augie and Margo, who danced the mambo on television and before presidents and helped it evolve from a nightclub craze into popular entertainment. Continue Reading →

Tommy “Mayor Of Harlem” Smalls Paradise In Harlem, NY, 1926-1972

Tommy Smalls, August 5, 1926 – March 8, 1972, known as Dr. Jive, was an influential African-American radio disc jockey in New York City during the early days of rock and roll. He owned the Smalls Paradise club in Harlem in the 1950s. Continue Reading →


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