Town Hall Songs From the Great Depression

Sample this concert
  1. 1Ambiance00:25
  2. 278 recording of Bing Crosby singing "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"01:40
  3. 3Studs Terkel expounds on the climate and music of the Great Depression01:57
  4. 4I'm In The Market For You05:25
  5. 5Danny Barker, Milt Hinton, Eddie Barefield reminisce about the Great Depression02:33
  6. 6Travelin' All Alone03:37
  7. 7Danny Barker talks about rent parties and fish fries01:44
  8. 8Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams03:04
  9. 9Song Intro00:26
  10. 10Pennies From Heaven06:17
  11. 11Studs Terkel introduces Dolly Dawn03:02
  12. 12Ten Cents a Dance03:20
  13. 13Song Intro00:21
  14. 14I've Got the World on a String02:36
  15. 15Song Intro00:56
  16. 16Underneath the Arches04:13
  17. 17Studs Terkel introduces Budd Freeman01:35
  18. 18Instrumental05:40
  19. 19Song Intro00:35
  20. 20S'Wonderful04:37
  21. 21Song Intro00:35
  22. 22I've Got Five Dollars04:10
  23. 23Studs Terkel reflects on Kansas City during the Great Depression, introduces Jay McShann01:07
  24. 24Hootie Blues06:02
  25. 25Studs Terkel introduces Big Joe Turner01:13
  26. 26Hide and Seek06:01
  27. 27Song Intro00:11
  28. 28Cherry Red06:25
  29. 29Studs Terkel band, introduces John Hammond00:32
  30. 30Roll 'Em Pete07:06
  31. 31Studs Terkel introduces Teddy Wilson00:42
  32. 32Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea03:25
  33. 33Teddy Wilson reminisces about getting gigs during the Great Depression03:13
  34. 34On The Sunny Side Of The Street02:31
  35. 35Studs Terkel introduces lyricist Mitchell Parish03:50
  36. 36Stardust03:22
  37. 37Studs Terkel introduces Maxine Sullivan04:38
  38. 38Gettin' Some Fun Out of Life02:11
  39. 39Studs Terkel introduces Eddie Miller00:16
  40. 40I Got the World on a String03:42
  41. 41Song Intro00:16
  42. 42A Hundred Years From Today03:57
  43. 43It's Only A Paper Moon02:36
  44. 44George Wein banter, Studs Terkel introduces Jimmy McPartland04:17
  45. 45Sunnyside Of The Street05:53
  46. 46Song Intro00:24
  47. 47Sugar04:10
  48. 48Song Intro01:02
  49. 49Crazy Rhythm03:59
  50. 50Studs Terkel banter, Eddie Barefield reminisces about the Bennie Moten Band03:29
  51. 51River Stay Away From My Door04:59
  52. 52Pocketful of Dreams03:00
  53. 53Studs Terkel banter, introduces Maxine Sullivan00:30
  54. 54Lucky King of Guy03:55
  55. 55Studs banter, introduces Dick Sudhalter00:43
  56. 56We're In The Money05:46
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)