The late 1960s were a transformative time for music. With so much experimentation and pushing of boundaries happening worldwide, we saw some great acts emerge during this time.
This performance by Lou Richards of the song, Yesterday, on the Ed Sullivan show is everything that makes this period so grand. The smooth sound and vocal are lovely.
Covering this popular song by The Beatles, Lou Rawls is incredibly smooth and relaxing to listen to. Singing with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye, he’s truly captivating.
Running on CBS for nearly 25 years, the Ed Sullivan show was a way for American people to enjoy weekly entertainment, all from the comfort of their own living rooms.
The lyrics and softness of this song could almost bring a tear to your eye. As Lou Rawls sings, you can hear the passion and desire in his voice, making this performance genuinely authentic.
Putting the hit by The Beatles in his own style, Lou Rawls is a true American icon. With so many great performances on the Ed Sullivan show during this time, Lou’s definitely stands out as one of the best.
The 1960s was a great time for musical innovation. Lou Rawls truly encapsulates all of the great things during this decade. Smooth vocals and passionate vocals make for an outstanding performance.