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(DVD with 12-page booklet, DVD-pak, 31 tracks, playing time: 90:18) 'Town Hall Party' was among... more

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(DVD with 12-page booklet, DVD-pak, 31 tracks, playing time: 90:18)

'Town Hall Party' was among the first of the country music shows to be seen on U.S. television, making its debut in early 1952 and running until early 1961. Staged every Saturday in a theatre in Compton, a suburb of Los Angeles, the stage was made up to look like an old barn, thus continuing the traditions of the various live shows that were first heard on the radio airwaves three decades earlier. 'Town Hall Party' was created with its own cast of regular performers and musicians, boasting a house that was virtually a 'who's who' of the West Coast scene comprising such as Joe Maphis, Merle Travis, Skeets McDonald, Johnny Bond and Tommy Duncan.

Jay Stewart (who later hosted the TV quiz show 'Let's Make A Deal'), and Tex Ritter were the MCs. The weekly show presented an equally impressive guest list. Among the many guests to appear were Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Eddie Cochran, The Collins Kids, Freddie Hart, Wanda Jackson, George Jones, Merle Lindsay, Bob Luman, Carl Perkins, Jim Reeves, Marty Robbins, Hank Snow and Gene Vincent. -- Now 'Town Hall Party' is reborn on DVD. Launched in 2002, this continuing DVD series present both individual artists' performances, compiled from different appearances on 'Town Hall Party', and complete cast shows selected from specific dates. Completely remastered, and presented with full colour booklets, these releases fully captured the atmosphere, artistry and sounds of a bygone country music age.

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  • Genre Country

  • Label Bear Family Records

  • Price code AT
  • DVD-SubGenre Country
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  • DVD-Genre Musik & Konzerte
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Various - At Town Hall Party - At Town Hall Party Feb.14, 1959 DVD (0) DVD 1
01 Introduction STEWART, Jay
02 Take Me Back To Tulsa BOND, Johnny & ENTIRE CAST
03 Baby Wait McDONALD, Skeets
04 Charlie Brown (& QUINCY SNODGRASS) MIZE, Billy & Cliff Crofford
05 Stupid Cupid STERLING, Jeannie
06 My Adobe Hacienda DUNCAN, Tommy
07 Roly Poly DUNCAN, Tommy
08 Billy Bayou REEVES, Jim
09 Medley of waltzes: REEVES, Jim
10 Kentucky Waltz /
11 Really Don't Want To Know /
12 Tennessee Waltz /
13 Four Walls
14 Bimbo REEVES, Jim
15 Broken Doll BOND, Johnny
16 talks to TOMMY DUNCAN and JIM REEVES BOND, Johnny
17 Guitar Instrumental PRUETT, Jimmy
18 Mean Mean Woman FLAIRS
19 Johnny B. Goode FLAIRS
20 Every Step Of The Way MAPHIS, Rose Lee
21 That Lucky Old Sun O'NEILL, Johnny
22 Marianne O'NEILL, Johnny
23 You Ain't Gonna Bring No Trouble Anymore REEVES, Jim
24 Blue Boy REEVES, Jim
25 Am I Losing You REEVES, Jim
26 Anna Marie REEVES, Jim
27 What A Lonesome Life It's Been McDONALD, Skeets
28 There Goes My Heart STERLING, Jeannie
29 White Silver Sands O'NEILL, Johnny
30 talks to TEXAS TINY and SUSIE GUTHRIE McDONALD, Skeets
31 Which One Of Us Is To Blame MIZE, Billy & Cliff Crofford
32 Guitar Instrumental SNODGRASS, Quincy
33 Ida Red DUNCAN, Tommy
34 Birth Of The Blues DUNCAN, Tommy
35 Rebel's Inn FLAIRS
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The Town Hall Party was one of the first country music shows to be broadcast on American television in early 1952 and ran until early 1961, coming every Saturday from a theater in Compton, a suburb of Los Angeles. The stage was set up like an old barn - this was supposed to convey the same atmosphere that had already prevailed three decades earlier at the live shows that had been broadcast on the radio.

The stage was set up like an old barn

The show - with up to 2000 spectators in the hall - was initially broadcast live on the radio station KFI. However, the spread increased enormously when NBC took over the nationwide broadcast. And when television was switched on with KTTV-TV, the individual shows even lasted up to three hours. The popularity was so great that Columbia Records released the LP'Town Hall Party' in 1958 - with many performers who belonged to the tribe of the show.

Perfect reproduction of the atmosphere

Our DVD series, launched in 2002, presents performances by individual artists from various'Town Hall' concerts; there are also complete Various Artists shows. Completely remastered and equipped with colorful booklets, these DVDs guarantee a perfect reproduction of the atmosphere, artistic skills and sound of a long gone era of country music.

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