8 Jan, 2014 In
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Tagged as: alicia keys, annie lennox, dave stewart, grammy, john legend, john mayer, keith urban, maroon 5, the beatles |
The Beatles perform on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' (Photo Credit: CBS Photo Archive, Negative Code 27399-frame 32, © 1964 CBS Broadcasting Inc, All Rights Reserved)
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will be back together as Eurythmics for just one night for The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles
, a special tribute to the iconic rock and roll band airing on February 9, 2014 on CBS. Also confirmed to perform during the 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles’ U.S debut on The Ed Sullivan Show
are Maroon 5 and a special pairing of Alicia Keys and John Legend. John Mayer and Keith Urban will also team up and take the stage to perform.
Gregg Gelfand is directing the special which was written by David Wild and Ken Ehrlich (pulling double duty as executive producer).
Details on The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles
[Courtesy of the Recording Academy]
The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles
will commemorate the 50th anniversary of one of the most historic moments in music and television. Featuring today’s top artists covering songs performed by the Fab Four that momentous evening in 1964 and other Beatles classics through the years, the show also will include footage from that landmark Sunday night, as well as other archival material. In addition, various presenters will help highlight and contextualize the musical, cultural and historical impact of the group and this legendary performance.
Source: Recording Academy
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