Chuck Berry opens the show and performs "Johnny B Goode" and his 1955 hit Maebelline". He is then joined by " Gerry and The Pacemakers" who do their updated British version of the song. and a medley of their hits. "Billy J Kramer and The Dakotas perform "Little Children " and "Bad To Me". Detroits' Motown is represented as "Diana Ross and The Supremes " sing "Baby Love" , by "Smokey Robinson and The Miracles" who sing "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" and by Marvin Gaye who sings " Hitchhike". NYCs Leslie Gore sings "It's My Party" and "You Don't Own Me",a million seller several years before "women's lib" The 'early surfer' hosts, Jan and Dean sing "The Little Old Lady From Passedena". "The Beach Boys" sing " I Get Around". James Brown, making his first nationally televised appearance, performs his standards "Out Of Sight", "Prisoner Of Love", "Night Train" and "Please Please Please", with cape. The Rolling Stones , in their first major venue, close the show performing "Time Is On My ... Written by
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Did You Know?
This film belonged to a genre of films that began in the mid 60s that were actually stage productions broadcast on Closed Circuit TV and recorded on Kinescope for theater distribution, a process that had been traditionally used for replay of major prize fights. These films also included the heralded The Big T.N.T. Show
(1966) as well as the theatrical 2nd version of Harlow
(1965) starring Carol Lynley
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The opening song makes two factual errors. First, its mentioned that Chuck Berry will perform "Memphis", which he does not do in this show. The second error refers to the Rolling Stones as being from Liverpool, when they are actually from London. See more
Here They Come (From All Over the World)
Written by Steve Barri
and P.F. Sloan
(as Phil Sloan)
Performed by Jan & Dean
(as Jan and Dean) See more