Rock 'n' Roll on TV (1950s & '60s)


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Interviewees discuss Rock 'n' Roll music on television.

Highlights
Mitzi Gaynor on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, the same night The Beatles were on
06:52
Louis J. Horvitz on getting a job directing Don Kirshner's Rock Concert for NBC
10:16
Larry Auerbach on William Morris signing Elvis Presley
06:53
Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on "Bye Bye Birdie" as a commentary on the then-state of Rock 'N Roll
01:33
Pat Boone on rock and roll and R&B music
09:22
Steve Binder on producing and directing Elvis: The '68 Comeback Special
09:49
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Lee Adams

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Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on "Bye Bye Birdie" as a commentary on the then-state of Rock 'N Roll
01:33

Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on how the William Morris Agency dealt with the emergence of Rock and Roll music and booking those acts on television
03:00
Larry Auerbach on William Morris signing Elvis Presley
06:53

Steve Binder

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Steve Binder on producing The T.A.M.I. Show
06:07
Steve Binder on Shindig and Hullabaloo
03:34
Steve Binder on producing and directing Elvis: The '68 Comeback Special
09:49

Pat Boone

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Pat Boone on rock and roll and R&B music
09:22

Nick Clooney

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Nick Clooney on hosting a teen dance show (The Nick Clooney School Salute) in Lexington, Kentucky and integrating the show
04:10

Mitzi Gaynor

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Mitzi Gaynor on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, the same night The Beatles were on
06:52

Larry King

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Larry King on meeting Paul McCartney and on Arthur Fiedler's remarks about The Beatles
02:36

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on The Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:55
John Moffitt on directing music on The Ed Sullivan Show (i.e. Rolling Stones; Dave Clark Five)
04:58

William Schallert

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William Schallert on the music featured on The Patty Duke Show
01:17

Charles Strouse

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Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on "Bye Bye Birdie" as a commentary on the then-state of Rock 'N Roll
01:33

June Taylor

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June Taylor on choreographing Stage Show, and on Elvis Presley making his television debut on Stage Show
06:12

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