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Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers 1966-1969 (My Music)

Airs Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Creedence Clearwater Revival on stage with Ed Sullivan (Center). "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of many classic rock hits featured in this special.

The Rolling Stones perform "Ruby Tuesday" and "Paint It Black" in "Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969."
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Above: The Rolling Stones perform "Ruby Tuesday" and "Paint It Black" in "Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969."

Johnny Rivers presents his hit "Baby I Need Your Lovin’."
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Above: Johnny Rivers presents his hit "Baby I Need Your Lovin’."

Tom Jones sings his smash hit "It’s Not Unusual."
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Above: Tom Jones sings his smash hit "It’s Not Unusual."

Give at the $150 level during our TV membership campaign and receive the "Ed Sullivan's Rock Classics: The 60s" 4-DVD set, OR the "Ed Sullivan's 60's Pop, Rock & Soul" 6-CD set. This gift also includes enrollment in the myKPBS Savers Club plus additional online access to more than 130,000 merchant offers and printable coupons, as well as a KPBS license plate frame (if you're a new member). A combo package the 4-DVD set and 6-CD set is available at $250.

Above: Give at the $150 level during our TV membership campaign and receive the "Ed Sullivan's Rock Classics: The 60s" 4-DVD set, OR the "Ed Sullivan's 60's Pop, Rock & Soul" 6-CD set. This gift also includes enrollment in the myKPBS Savers Club plus additional online access to more than 130,000 merchant offers and printable coupons, as well as a KPBS license plate frame (if you're a new member). A combo package the 4-DVD set and 6-CD set is available at $250.

Legendary TV presenter Ed Sullivan brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night — live from New York. A sequel to "Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics," "Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969" features an amazing line-up of iconic artists singing favorite songs from the era. The program is hosted by Ed Sullivan and Jay Thomas.

From the Beatles’ American television debut in 1964 to the Doors’ infamous one-time only appearance, THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW served up an unparalleled roster of timeless artists. This new special features some of the most memorable moments from the superstars of the ’60s pop-rock world.

"Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969" features these hits:

• “Along Comes Mary” – The Association

• “My World Is Empty Without You” – The Supremes

• “Paint It Black” – The Rolling Stones

• “Baby I Need Your Lovin’” - Johnny Rivers

• “Never My Love” – The Association

• “Ruby Tuesday” – The Rolling Stones

• “Creeque Alley” – The Mamas & The Papas

• “I Want to Hold Your Hand” – The Beatles

• “Just A Little Bit Better” – Herman’s Hermits

• “It’s Not Unusual” – Tom Jones

• “Shake” – The Animals

• “Ferry ’Cross the Mersey” – Gerry & The Pacemakers

• “To Sir With Love” – Lulu

• “She Loves You” – The Beatles

• “Turn, Turn, Turn” – The Byrds

• “She’d Rather Be With Me” – The Turtles

• “Grazing in the Grass” – Friends of Distinction

• “I Get Around” – The Beach Boys

• “Proud Mary” – Creedence Clearwater Revival

• “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” – The 5th Dimension

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The Doors perform "Light My Fire" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Above: Performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on September 17, 1967.

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The Rolling Stones perform "Satisfaction" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Above: Performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 13, 1966.

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Tom Jones performs "It's Not Unusual" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Above: Performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on April 21, 1968.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival performs "Down On The Corner" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Above: Performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on November 16, 1969.

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The Beach Boys perform "Good Vibrations" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Above: Performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on October 13, 1968.