Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox.   SUBSCRIBE
The Kid Should See This

Pearl Bailey sings I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1961)

Filmed on The Ed Sullivan Show on April 16, 1961, Pearl Bailey sings I Can’t Give You Anything But Love. In addition to being a star of stage, screen, and nightclubs around the globe, Bailey was a regular guest and a favorite on Sullivan’s show, appearing 23 times in the show’s 23 years (1948 to 1971). Via EdSullivan.com:

Her charm was so irresistible, she was able to get the usually straight-laced Sullivan to let loose and have a little fun on stage with her.

She also won a Tony for her portrayal of Dolly Gallagher Levi in all-Black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968, and was an entertainer with the USO for almost 50 years.

Pearl Bailey
Via Wikipedia, “in the 100-most recorded songs from 1890 to 1954, “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby” (1928) is No. 24.” But who wrote it? “Mystery now surrounds the composition credits…

Watch these Sullivan performances next:
• Love Me Or Leave Me performed by Nina Simone
Billy Preston with Ray Charles: Agent Double O Soul (1967)
• Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington: It Don’t Mean A Thing (1965)

This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.

Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.

The makers of the SAVE plug-in are no longer supporting it. For site speed and security, I've chosen to discontinue its use. If you have saved videos, please back them up with browser bookmarks, Pinterest, or another page saving tool, before they disappear in May 2021. Thank you.
 
This video was posted 4 months ago.

Watch more videos about...

 

 

🌈 Watch these videos next...

Video Playdate, an Echo Song from Noodle Loaf

Rion Nakaya

Chino Hills High School singers cover ‘Over the Rainbow’ while social distancing

Rion Nakaya

Maria Callas sings O mio babbino caro and Casta Diva

Rion Nakaya

Opera singers sing during real-time MRI scans

Rion Nakaya

Billy Preston with Ray Charles: Agent Double O Soul (1967)

Rion Nakaya

Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington: It Don’t Mean A Thing (1965)

Rion Nakaya

Joni Mitchell performs The Circle Game (1968)

Rion Nakaya

Love Me Or Leave Me performed by Nina Simone

Rion Nakaya

Tina Turner covers Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s Proud Mary

Rion Nakaya