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Peg Leg Bates appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show 58 times. ! In the early 60’s, The Ed Sullivan Show was a “must” for any type of entertainer, and was not easy to get on. The competition for spots on the show was intense. Peg Leg was the First African – American to own a resort in the Catskill Mountains. He danced for the King & Queen of England. There is an expressway in upstate N.Y. named after him. Check out Peg Leg in the video below.
He died in 1998 at the age of 91.

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