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Sunday, January 15, 2017

50 Years Ago: Stones, Ed Sullivan Clash Over Lyrics


These days sex on TV—even network TV—is no big deal. Steamy scenes on Grey’s AnatomyScandal and How To Get Away With Murder border on being NC-17… and those are just Shonda Rhimes’s shows. On cable, things get even hotter, with scenes in WestworldGame of Thrones, Masters of Sex and Girls bordering on porn.
Ah, how far we’ve come. 
It was fifty years ago this weekend (January 15, 1967) that the Rolling Stones performed on CBS’s The Ed Sullivan Show and caused a stir because of their song “Let’s Spend the Night Together.” 
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