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.
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?
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.
February 16, 1964. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This song was also used in the February 9 show.
February 23, 1964. Which song is missing from the set list? Hint: This song also has a dance move that goes along with it!
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.