The Cowsills, the celebrated popula4r singing family will star in their own special on the NBC Television Network Nov. 23 at 8:30-9 p.m. preempting “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.”
The Cowsills will sing songs from their large repertoire of hit times and folk ballads.
Less than a year ago, the Cowsills were little known outside of their hometown – Newport, R.I. They were discovered by Leonard Stogel, the current manager, and made their network television debut on the Ed Sullivan show, October 27, 1967.
(can’t read due to blurring) featured in a two-hour “special” on NBC-TV’s “Today” show. Since then they have toured the world, recorded several best selling albums, including their latest “Captain Sad and His Ship of Fools.”
Bud Cowsill, a 20-year Navy man now retired, organized the group which features his wife and six of their seven children. The on-stage Cowsills consists of Bill, 20; Bob, 18; Paul, 16; Barry 13; Johnny, 11; Susie, 8, and their mother, Barbara. Dick, who is Bob’s twin, the singers’ former road manager is now in the Army.