...By the mid-1960s, TV host Ed Sullivan usually made singers
lip-synch, but when the Doors were scheduled to perform "Light My Fire"
live, they were instructed to remove the phrase "we couldn't get much
higher," because of its drug connotations. Morrison agreed, then left
it in anyway..
You'll never be on this show again," a Sullivan representative
told him. "We already have been," Morrison replied.
...The Rolling Stones, however, were more career-minded.
Earlier that year, Sullivan's people told them to mind their manners and
not sing "let's spend the night together," and Mick acceded and
sang "Let's spend some time together."...