Can you guess which Beatles song was not featured on the Ed Sullivan Show?

These songs are still hits today – can you name them?

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The Beatles and Ed Sullivan go together like peanut butter and jelly, like macaroni and cheese, like most great pairings of our time. The Beatles made a total of four appearances on the show, solidifying the spread of Beatlemania in the United States.

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From the second the group sang, there was no doubt that the Beatles were only getting started. Hits that we still enjoy today were part of these iconic sets – who can resist a rousing chorus of "I Want to Hold Your Hand" or "All My Loving"?

We're curious to see how far your trivia surrounding the Beatles' big break goes; can you name the song missing from these original Ed Sullivan setlists?

  1. February 9, 1964. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This song is actually a cover of a ballad from the musical The Music Man.
  2. February 16, 1964. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This song was also used in the February 9 show.
  3. February 23, 1964. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This song also has a dance move that goes along with it!
  4. September 12, 1965. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This ballad actually silenced the screaming audience, which was a rare occasion during Beatlemania.

Can you guess which Beatles song was not featured on the Ed Sullivan Show?

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idkwut2use 10 months ago
Got all 4, and thought I could easily have gotten none...8D
LarryLeGros 13 months ago
4/4. 2 easy! "Yesterday" didn't come out until 1965. "All My Loving" is already showing, so that leaves, "I Want To Hold Your Hand".
Edward 13 months ago
0 / 4 hated the 'flab 4.' Still do.
Lucyneenah19701 Edward 13 months ago
I don’t like The Beatles, either. I love The Monkees!
MrBill 13 months ago
3/4; missed the first one - never heard of that song.
Joe MrBill 13 months ago
"Till There Was You" was a song from the musical "The Music Man" that appeared on "Meet The Beatles".
daDoctah 13 months ago
On the last question, "Something in the Way She Moves" wasn't a Beatles song at all, but the James Taylor number from which George took the opening line of the song he just called "Something". And neither song existed in 1965.
cperrynaples daDoctah 13 months ago
No, George wrote that song BEFORE James Taylor signed with Apple! And yes, most of the wrong answers didn't fit the Fab 4 timeline!
BrittReid 13 months ago
4/4. Actually prefer the Glimmer Twins.
Barry22 13 months ago
4/4. That makes me the "fifth" Beatle.
MrsPhilHarris 13 months ago
2/4 I should read the info before I answer questions.
JeffTanner 13 months ago
''You got 3 out of 4'' -------------Nicely done! Got #1 wrong.
anthony 13 months ago
I don't think i'll ever ger use to theses new fangled short quizzes.That being said i'll never get tired of perfect scores. 4/4!💃💃💃💃💃💃
cperrynaples 13 months ago
4/4! I have seen all 4 shows on DVD! Easy one for Stephanie: Which future Monkee was on the first Beatles show? Bonus for all: Where was the second show broadcast from?
Joe cperrynaples 13 months ago
1.) Davy Jones performing with the cast from the musical, "Oliver".

2.) From Miami, I believe at the Deauville Hotel or Resort.
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