'The Ed Sullivan Show' YouTube channel delighted fans of 60s and 70s music by releasing 'The Sound of Music' playlist
The channel features lots of various versions of original songs, including Eddie Fisher's "My Favorite Things" (1965), Supremes (1966), Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass (1968) and Hollywood Bowl Cast (1970), featuring duets Cass Elliot and Johnny Mathis, Shirley Jones and Herschel Bernardi, Ginny S. Riley and Minnie Pearl, and John Davidson with the Lennon sisters.
In addition, in one of special productions hosted by The Ed Sullivan Show dedicated to Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1970, there is a spectacular performance of "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" by the Hollywood Bowl Cast, which was originally broadcast from this famous location. UMe uploads new videos every day to The Ed Sullivan Show's official YouTube channel and EdSullivan.com. They feature famous clips, many of which have not been shown for decades.
"The Sound of Music" with music Richard Rogers, poetry by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse won five Oscars at the 38th Academy Awards, including Best Director, Best Music and Best Picture.
Other submitted performances in the new presentation include Florence Henderson ("Do-re-mi", "The Sound of Music"), Jane Morgan's title track, and "My Favorite Things" and "Climb Mount Evry", Kim Sisters (another version of The Sound of Music, as well as My Favorite Things and Climb Mount Evry, University of Miami Glee Club (The Sound of Music, Climb Mount Evry). interpreted actors Hollywood Bowl Cast, Nancy Dussaud and The Sound of Music Kids (from Broadway), as well as Sally Ann Howes and the Lexington School for the Deaf.