Ed Sullivan Signed Paper Slip - 'A Really Big Show'
An autograph by the hand of Ed Sullivan, signed "A really big show! Ed Sullivan", in reference to his often used catchphrase, onto a paper slip/note in black ink. 'The Ed Sullivan Show' was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. The Beatles appeared on three consecutive Sundays in February 1964 to great anticipation and fanfare as "I Want to Hold Your Hand" had swiftly risen to No. 1 in the charts. Their first appearance on February 9th is considered, also along with the appearance of Elvis Presley a few years earlier on that show, a milestone in American pop culture and furthermore the beginning of the British Invasion in music. Aside from some very light creasing and some slight tan marks, the note is in good condition (see photos). Size is approx 4"x5" (inches).