50 years ago today, the The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
But Mick and co. weren’t they only performers of the night; they had to share the broadcast with other, quieter acts. Ed was NOT happy that the riotous Stones fans screamed throughout all of those other performances, so he BANNED them from the show forever.
…until he invited them back again the next year. And again after that.
Watch the Stones perform “Time Is On My Side” on the Ed Sullivan Show on Oct. 25th, 1964: