Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Musical Chairs was a game show that aired from June 16 to October 31, 1975 on CBS. Singer Adam Wade hosted, making him the first African-American game show host. Wade was pedigreed, having had three Billboard top ten hits in 1961. The series was recorded at the Ed Sullivan Theater CBS Studio 50 in New York City, and sportscaster Pat Hernon was the announcer. The series aired at 4:00 PM against NBC''s Somerset and ABC''s Money Maze it was not successful in the ratings against that competition. Usually appearing on each episode were guest singers and musical groups, among them The Tokens, The Spinners, and Sister Sledge as well as up and coming singers and stars such as Alaina Reed, Kelly Garrett, Jane Olivor, and Irene Cara.