"We finally got our big break when Ed Sullivan put us on his show"
- Herb Alpert
About this Quote
This quote by Herb Alpert is referring to the success of his band, The Tijuana Brass. The band had actually been struggling to make it big in the music market for a long time, but they finally got their huge break when Ed Sullivan put them on his program. This was a substantial chance for the band, as Ed Sullivan's program was among the most popular tv shows of the time. It was a possibility for the band to showcase their music to a large audience and gain recognition. The efficiency was a success and the band's popularity escalated. This was a significant turning point in the band's career and they went on to turn into one of the most effective musical acts of the 1960s. The band's success was largely due to their big break on Ed Sullivan's show, and this quote by Herb Alpert is a testament to that.
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