Video: 'Pete Seeger - Wimoweh & Flowers Gone'
(Sunday, September 10, 1967, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — The CBS television network censored tonight’s second season premiere of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour by editing out the performance of Pete Seeger’s antiwar song “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy”, taped Sept. 1, 1967, citing the closing verse as a direct insult at President Lyndon Johnson. Continue reading Pete Seeger censored on ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1967)
Video: 'The Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure'
(Sunday, September 10, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Young Rascals performed “How Can I Be Sure” and Petula Clark sang “Cat in the Window” on tonight’s 20th season premiere of the CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading The Young Rascals, Petula Clark perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1967)
Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version I)'
(Thursday, September 10, 1987) — The first of two videos to promote “Got My Mind Set On You”, the first single (released Oct. 12, 1987) off former Beatle George Harrison’s forthcoming album Cloud Nine, was mastered today. Continue reading First ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1987)
(Saturday, September 10, 1977) — “Handy Man” by James Taylor peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Handy Man’ by James Taylor peaks at #4 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1977)