Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
TV invites a new generation to fall in love with an old musical
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Did You Know?
Three songs were added for this version not included in any previous one. They include "Let's Settle Down", sung by Rosie to Albert, "A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore", Mae Peterson's admonishment to her son, and "A Giant Step", a love song for Albert to Rosie. See more
Albert, Rose and Conrad are shown departing from New York's Pennsylvania Station, in the film a terminal with "head-end" outdoor platforms at the same level as the station lobby. In reality, trains ran through Penn Station with platforms on the lower level. See more
Version of Bye Bye Birdie
Hymn for a Sunday Evening (Ed Sullivan)
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Sung by George Wendt
, Sally Mayes
, Chynna Phillips
, Blair Slater
and Chorus See more