In the fall of 1969, Ed Sullivan flew to Hollywood where the touring Rolling Stones were to tape three performances at CBS Television City. With their new guitarist onboard they performed “Gimme Shelter” and “Love in Vain” from their latest album, Let It Bleed, along with their new hit single “Honky Tonk Women.” The performance aired on November 23, 1969 and also featured jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald on The Ed Sullivan Show.
That would mark the last time The Rolling Stones appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.
This is a classic TV-concert by Kinks at their best, giving us some incredible versions of some of their hits and a rousing Good Golly Miss Molly.
Some info from Bootlegzone: There are conflicting opinions as to where this show was filmed, and when it was first broadcast – it all boils down to whether you believe the BBC or the bootleggers. :
Theory 1 Filmed at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London 1972-01-21 Shown on BBC TV on 1972-07-23, repeated on 1973-01-24
Theory 2 Filmed at BBC Televison Centre, London 1973-01-24 Broadcast on 1973-03-15 Supported by 1) The BBC referring to the show as being “from March 1973” 2) The BBC “Copyright 1973” sign at the end of the film (rather than “Copyright 1972”) 3) Doug Hinman’s book “The Kinks – All Day And All Of The Night” which lists The Kinks’ activities from 1961 to 1996
This is a classic interview with Dick Cavett. Recorded 40 years ago (November 23, 1971), the conversation starts with light small-talk, then tackles some bigger issues. Did Yoko break up the band? Did the other Beatles hold him back musically? Is there any relationship between drugs and the Indian music that so fascinated Harrison? It was a question better left to Ravi Shankar to answer, and that he did:
Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
Austin City Limits
Recorded in December 7, 1997.
Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer songwriter. He is widely held in high regard for his poetic, often heroically sad songs. In 1983, six years after Emmylou Harris had first popularized it, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard covered his song “Pancho and Lefty”, scoring a number one hit on the Billboard country music charts. Much of his life was spent touring various dive bars, often living in cheap motel rooms and backwoods cabins. For much of the 1970s, he lived in a simple shack without electricity or a phone.