performance by Louis Armstrong upon The Ed Sullivan Show Now available for the first time in decades. Appearing in the long-running variety show by the world-famous jazz maestro in 1955, it has been restored to a vast archive of clips that can be viewed on the show’s program. Official YouTube channelthrough SOFA Entertainment’s relationship with the Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) and the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF).
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Born in 1901, Sullivan and Armstrong were dear friends who traveled together and respected each other, and the beloved musician was a frequent visitor to their shows. In the April 17, 1955 edition, “Satchmo” and Brooklyn-born tenor and actor Robert His Merrill performed a medley of “Vesti La Giubba” and “Honeysuckle Rose” in his lighthearted nine-minute segment. is playing .
This visual treatment for Armstrong fans around the world back to top 10 various billboard Verve/UMe’s first Christmas album chart released in November, Louis Wish You A Cool YouleIt debuted at #9 on Top Holiday Albums, #4 on Jazz Albums and Traditional Jazz Albums, #7 on Top Album Sales, #6 on Current Top Album Sales, and #7 on Vinyl Albums. 200 for No.122.It has since become his highest charting album in that survey. Hello Dolly! In 1964, it was number one for six weeks.
total views of Sullivan archive surpassed 1 billion Last October, across all channels including YouTube, Apple Music and Facebook, this milestone was reached just over two years after the digital rights agreement between UMe and SOFA Entertainment was confirmed in June 2020. This makes it possible to watch, for free, countless rare performances from CBS’ vast vault of his 23-year primetime history of the show. , from 1948 to 1971.
See all the latest archived videos from The Ed Sullivan Show On the official YouTube channel of the program.
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