The Dick Cavett Show
Dick Cavett's intelligent wit pumped a much-needed breath of fresh air into the late night format and became the late-night home of rock 'n' roll.
S01:E02 - Rock Icons: August 19, 1969 Jefferson Airplane
The Jefferson Airplane perform "Somebody to Love" with David Crosby as well as the politically charged anthems "Volunteers" and "We Can Be Together."
S01:E04 - Rock Icons: July 13, 1970 Sly and the Family Stone
Sly and the Family Stone perform their #1 hit "Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Again)" followed by an interview that can best be described as odd.
S01:E09 - Rock Icons: November 23, 1971 George Harrison
George Harrison shows a film clip of his performance of "Bangla Desh" from The Concert For Bangladesh, and plays guitar with Gary Wright and Wonderwheel.
S01:E14 - Rock Icons: September 5, 1974 Paul Simon
The last of Paul Simon's three appearances on the show is a magnificent showcase of musical performances. He opens the show with a solo rendition of "American Tune."
S01:E18 - Rock Icons: December 30,1970 Little Richard
Host Dick Cavett welcomes guests actress Rita Moreno, singer Little Richard, author-critic John Simon, screenwriter Robert Kaufman of "I Love My Wife" and ballerina Natalia Markorova.