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'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

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Various - At Town Hall Party - At Town Hall Party Oct.1958 & Aug.1959 DVD(0) DVD 1
01 Intro STEWART, Jay
02 Cimarron BOND, Johnny
03 Tomorrow Never Comes McDONALD, Skeets
04 Paper Of Pins MAPHIS, Joe & ROSE LEE
05 Party COLLINS KIDS
06 Great Balls Of Fire COLLINS KIDS
07 When The Bloom Is On The Sage BOND, Johnny
08 Bird Dog MIZE, Billy & CLIFF CROFFORD
09 Tangled Mind SNOW, Hank
10 Medley: Yellow Roses/Let Me Go, Lover/I Don't SNOW, Hank
11 Hurt Anymore
12 I'm Movin' On SNOW, Hank
13 Just Before Dawn CROFFORD, Cliff & BILLY MIZE
14 12th Street Rag PRUETT, Jimmy
15 St. Louis Blues PRUETT, Jimmy
16 Intro STEWART, Jay
17 Kissin' Time COLLINS KIDS
18 Bei mir bist du schön COLLINS KIDS
19 High Noon RITTER, Tex
20 Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord CARSON, Martha
21 'til I Kissed You MIZE, Billy & CLIFF CROFFORD
22 Ramrod COLLINS, Larry & JOE MAPHIS
23 Kansas City WILLIAMS, Charlie
24 Kate Warren Breakdown FIDDLIN' KATE & JOE MAPHIS
25 Cigarettes And Coffee Blues FRIZZELL, Lefty
26 Ballad Of The Blue And Grey FRIZZELL, Lefty
27 Charlie Williams talks to Billy Mize & Cliff
28 Crofford
29 Heartaches By The Number MIZE, Billy & CLIFF CROFFORD
30 Charlie Williams announcement
31 Charlie Williams talks to 'Squeakin' Deacon'
32 Moore
33 Somebody Stole My Gal PRUETT, Jimmy
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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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