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Town Hall Songs From the Great Depression

Town Hall Theatre (New York, NY)

Jul 3, 1983

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  1. 1 Ambiance 00:25
  2. 2 Applause 00:55
  3. 3 78 recording of Bing Crosby singing "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" 01:40
  4. 4 Studs Terkel expounds on the climate and music of the Great Depression 01:57
  5. 5 I'm In The Market For You 05:25
  6. 6 Danny Barker, Milt Hinton, Eddie Barefield reminisce about the Great Depression 02:33
  7. 7 Travelin' All Alone 03:37
  8. 8 Danny Barker talks about rent parties and fish fries 01:44
  9. 9 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams 03:04
  10. 10 Song Intro 00:26
  11. 11 Pennies From Heaven 06:17
  12. 12 Studs Terkel introduces Dolly Dawn 03:02
  13. 13 Ten Cents a Dance 03:20
  14. 14 Song Intro 00:21
  15. 15 I've Got the World on a String 02:36
  16. 16 Song Intro 00:56
  17. 17 Underneath the Arches 04:13
  18. 18 Studs Terkel introduces Budd Freeman 01:35
  19. 19 Instrumental 05:40
  20. 20 Song Intro 00:35
  21. 21 S'Wonderful 04:37
  22. 22 Song Intro 00:35
  23. 23 I've Got Five Dollars 04:10
  24. 24 Studs Terkel reflects on Kansas City during the Great Depression, introduces Jay McShann 01:07
  25. 25 Hootie Blues 06:02
  26. 26 Studs Terkel introduces Big Joe Turner 01:13
  27. 27 Hide and Seek 06:01
  28. 28 Song Intro 00:11
  29. 29 Cherry Red 06:25
  30. 30 Studs Terkel band, introduces John Hammond 00:32
  31. 31 Roll 'Em Pete 07:06
  32. 32 Studs Terkel introduces Teddy Wilson 00:42
  33. 33 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea 03:25
  34. 34 Teddy Wilson reminisces about getting gigs during the Great Depression 03:13
  35. 35 On The Sunny Side Of The Street 02:31
  36. 36 Studs Terkel introduces lyricist Mitchell Parish 03:50
  37. 37 Stardust 03:22
  38. 38 Studs Terkel introduces Maxine Sullivan 04:38
  39. 39 Gettin' Some Fun Out of Life 02:11
  40. 40 Studs Terkel introduces Eddie Miller 00:16
  41. 41 I Got the World on a String 03:42
  42. 42 Song Intro 00:16
  43. 43 A Hundred Years From Today 03:57
  44. 44 It's Only A Paper Moon 02:36
  45. 45 George Wein banter, Studs Terkel introduces Jimmy McPartland 04:17
  46. 46 Sunnyside Of The Street 05:53
  47. 47 Song Intro 00:24
  48. 48 Sugar 04:10
  49. 49 Song Intro 01:02
  50. 50 Crazy Rhythm 03:59
  51. 51 Studs Terkel banter, Eddie Barefield reminisces about the Bennie Moten Band 03:29
  52. 52 River Stay Away From My Door 04:59
  53. 53 Pocketful of Dreams 03:00
  54. 54 Studs Terkel banter, introduces Maxine Sullivan 00:30
  55. 55 Lucky King of Guy 03:55
  56. 56 Studs banter, introduces Dick Sudhalter 00:43
  57. 57 We're In The Money 05:46
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Liner Notes

Studs Terkel - master of ceremonies
Doc Cheatham - trumpet, vocals (5)
Vic Dickenson - trombone, vocals (9, 53)
Danny Barker - guitar, vocals (7, 52)
Eddie Barefield - tenor sax, vocals (11)
Marty Napolean - piano
Milt Hinton - bass
Panama Francis - drums
Dolly Dawn - vocals (13, 15, 17, 23, 57)
Budd Freeman - tenor sax, clarinet (19, 21, 46, 48, 50, 57)
Jay McShann - piano, vocals (25)
Big Joe Turner - vocals (27, 29, 31)
Teddy Wilson - piano (33, 35)
Mitchell Parish - vocals (37)
Maxine Sullivan - vocals (39, 41, 43, 44, 55)
George Wein - piano (39, 41, 43, 44)
Jimmy McPartland - cornet (46,48, 50), vocals (48)

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More Town Hall Songs From the Great Depression

Studs Terkel - master of ceremonies
Doc Cheatham - trumpet, vocals (5)
Vic Dickenson - trombone, vocals (9, 53)
Danny Barker - guitar, vocals (7, 52)
Eddie Barefield - tenor sax, vocals (11)
Marty Napolean - piano
Milt Hinton - bass
Panama Francis - drums
Dolly Dawn - vocals (13, 15, 17, 23, 57)
Budd Freeman - tenor sax, clarinet (19, 21, 46, 48, 50, 57)
Jay McShann - piano, vocals (25)
Big Joe Turner - vocals (27, 29, 31)
Teddy Wilson - piano (33, 35)
Mitchell Parish - vocals (37)
Maxine Sullivan - vocals (39, 41, 43, 44, 55)
George Wein - piano (39, 41, 43, 44)
Jimmy McPartland - cornet (46,48, 50), vocals (48)