Tag Archives: Ed Sullivan Show

Kanye-Rihanna-Gaga: What’s at the root of negative fan reaction?

Did you think some of the negative fan reaction to Paul McCartney working with Kanye West and Rihanna and even Lady Gaga was a bit over-the-top? Why do you think that was? Al Sussman addresses that question in this thought-provoking … Continue reading

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L.A. Fest a Hit With Beatles Fans

The granddaddy of Beatles fan conventions, the Fest for Beatles Fans (formerly known as Beatlefest), returned recently to Los Angeles for the first time in 14 years. Correspondent Peter Palmiere was on hand and filed this report. … John Lennon … Continue reading

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CBS Beatles Special Got the Important Stuff Right

Bill King reviews CBS’ “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles” … As I’ve written before, I didn’t listen to Top 40 radio much before The Beatles, so when I tuned in to “The Ed Sullivan … Continue reading

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: A Tribute to Ed Sullivan

Here, as the first in a series of posts that we’ll have marking the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ U.S. debut, is an essay by Bill King on the man who made it possible for 73 million Americans to get … Continue reading

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