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CBS Studio 50 (The Ed Sullivan Theater) - NY, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 40° 45.824 W 073° 58.964
18T E 585859 N 4513027
Quick Description: CBS Studio 50, renamed the Ed Sullivan Theater, is located at 1697 Broadway between 53rd and 54th Streets in Manhattan.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2013 8:12:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMG9V1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6

Long Description:
Elvis made several national television appearances at the beginning of his career. Eight times between January 28, 1956 and January 6, 1957 he performed at the legendary CBS Studio 50 in Manhattan. CBS Studio 50 was renamed The Ed Sullivan Theater in 1967.

On January 28, 1956 Elvis made the first of six national television appearance on the Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey Brothers "Stage Show" which originated at CBS Studio 50. The then virtually unknown Elvis performed two songs: "Shake Rattle & Roll/Flip Flop & Fly" and "I Got A Woman". This performance was followed by five more appearances on February 4, 11, 18 and March 17 and 24.

Elvis' most famous national television appearances were his three performances on the Ed Sullivan Show. On September 9, 1956 a broadcast from CBS studios in Hollywood was viewed by over 60 million people. Elvis performed, "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Ready Teddy" and 'Hound Dog'.

The Ed Sullivan Show returned to the New York at CBS Studio 50 for Elvis' next two appearances on October 28, 1956, and January 6, 1957.

Synopsis of Elvis' performances at CBS Studio 50:

The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show:

January 1, 1956
"Shake Rattle & Roll/Flip Flop & Fly"
"I Got A Woman"

February 4, 1956
"Baby Let's Play House"
"Tutti Frutti"

February 11, 1956
"Blue Suede Shoes"
"Heartbreak Hotel"

February 18, 1956
"Tutti Frutti"
"I Was The One"

March 17, 1956
"Blue Suede Shoes"
"Heartbreak Hotel"

March 24, 1956
"Money Honey"
"Heartbreak Hotel"

The Ed Sullivan Show:

October 28, 1956
"Don't Be Cruel"
"Love Me Tender"
"Love Me"
"Hound Dog"

January 6, 1957
"Hound Dog"
"Love Me Tender"
"Heartbreak Hotel"
"Don't Be Cruel"
"Too Much"
"When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again"
"Peace In The Valley"
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