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Tennessee Ernie Ford: Amazing Grace – Tuesday 11/18, at 7pm

Posted November 4, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

American legend Tennessee Ernie Ford is known for his unmistakable, booming voice and contagious personality as an artist, radio personality, actor and TV host. A beloved household name since the 1950s, Ford’s talent as a singer has garnered sales of over 90 million albums sold worldwide. Gospel music was one of his greatest career passions, […]

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Sun 8/2, 7pm – John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful (“Do You Believe In Magic”), Folk Rewind features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in over four decades — plus new […]

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Sun 8/2, 9pm – Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

From the late 1940s through early 1950s, The Ed Sullivan Show, based in the heart of New York’s theatre district, presented special performances with original cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway’s golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, Julie […]

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Tue 8/4, 8pm – Moments to Remember

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault. MOMENTS TO REMEMBER, featuring many more legends of the late fifties and early sixties pop era. In this trip down memory lane, the late Frankie Laine came out of retirement to “spend one more night in our old rendezvous” singing his […]

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Mon 8/3, 9:30pm – Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time

Posted July 31, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Hosted by singer Mel Torme, this documentary chronicles the career of Frank Sinatra. The program focuses on Sinatra’s career from the 1940s through the 1960s, using archival footage and clips of Sinatra in newsreels, television programs, and films, interspersed with commentary by Torme and excerpts from interviews with lyricist Sammy Cahn, singer/television personality Dinah Shore, […]

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