PBS will present a retrospective of the 1965-66 NBC-TV prime time music series “Hullabaloo,” titled “Hullabaloo - A '60s Flashback (My Music),” in March, the network announced Thursday. The special will premiere nationally on PBS March 2 (check local listings).
Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits will host the program, which will feature singers and groups of the '60s from the British Invasion, folk rock and classic rhythm 'n' blues, performing their greatest hits.
The series, which will return to television for the first time in over 40 years, will feature complete song performances by Herman's Hermits ("Can't You Feel My Heartbeat"), Sonny & Cher ("I Got You Babe") and The Four Seasons ("Working My Way Back To You"), The Byrds (“Mr. Tambourine Man”), Barry McGuire (“Eve of Destruction”), Trini Lopez (“If I Had a Hammer”), "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice"by troubadour John Sebastian with The Lovin' Spoonful and "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas & The Papas.
Also featured will be The Bobby Fuller Four ("I Fought The Law"), The Animals ("It's My Life"), The Outsiders ("Time Won't Let Me"), Nancy Sinatra ("These Boots Are Made For Walkin'") and Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"). Famed “Hullabaloo” go-go dancer Lada Edmund Jr. will be featured, along with future Tony Award winners Donna McKechnie and Michael Bennett.
You can see pictures from the special in the slide show.
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