Good songs for bad times (or, The songs we sang to see us through)Additional title: Songs we sang to see us through
NamesDay, Barry (Host)Ross, Steve (Steven R.), 1938- (Performer)Bergman, Anna (Singer) (Performer)Blackhurst, Klea (Performer)Hawkins, Heather (Performer)Stern, Evan (Performer)Jones, Simon, 1950- (Performer)Pally, Alan J (Producer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Production company)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2006-05-04
Table of ContentsThere are bad times just around the corner / Noël Coward -- Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag / George and Felix Powell -- It's a long way to Tipperary / Judge, Williams -- There's a long, long trail / King, Elliott -- Keep the home fires burning / Novello, Ford -- Over there / Cohan -- Poor little rich girl / Coward, Braham -- Dance little lady / Coward, Law -- Ten cents a dance / Rodgers & Hart -- Brother can you spare a dime? / Gorney, Harburg -- Remember my forgotten man / Dubin, Warren [no video; audio only at beginning] -- Underneath the arches / Flanagan, McCarthy -- Look for the silver lining / Kern, DeSylva -- The best things in life are free ; (Keep your) sunny side up / DeSylva, Brown, Henderson -- Side by side / White, Vaughan [no video; audio only] -- Ain't we got fun? / Whiting, Kahn, Egan -- Pennies from Heaven / Johnston, Burke -- The gold diggers' song (We're in the money) / Dubin, Warren -- Wrap your troubles in dreams (and dream your troubles away) / Akst, Lewis, Young --- Get happy! / Koehler, Arlen -- Happy days are here again / Yellen, Ager -- There'll always be an England / Parker, Charles -- We're gonna hang out the washing on the Siegfried Line / Kennedy, Carr -- Beer barrel polka / Vejvoda, Brown, Timm [no video; audio only] -- Oh! How I hate to get up in the morning / Berlin -- Kiss me good night Sergeant Major / Noel, Pelosi -- London pride / Coward -- The deepest shelter in town / Massie [recording played; sung by Florence Desmond] -- The last time I saw Paris / Hammerstein, Kern -- Hey little hen [no video; audio only at end] ; Run, rabbit, run / Butler, Gay -- Don't let's be beastly to the Germans / Coward -- Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunition / Loesser -- This is the army, Mr. Jones / Berlin -- My British buddy / Berlin [recording played; sung by Berlin] -- Comin' in on a wing and a prayer / McHugh, Adamson -- Something to remember you by / Dietz, Schwartz -- I don't want to walk without you / Loesser, Styne -- I'll walk alone / Cahn, Styne -- I'll never smile again / Lowe -- 'Til then / Marcus, Seiler, Wood -- Wishing (will make it so) / DeSylva -- Don't get around much anymore / Ellington, Russell -- Ma, I miss your apple pie / Lombardo, Loeb -- I left my heart at the Stage Door Canteen / Berlin -- Don't sit under the apple tree (with anyone else but me) / Stept, Brown, Tobias -- They're either too young or too old / Loesser, Schwartz -- You'll never know / Warren, Gordon -- I'll be home for Christmas / Gannon, Kent, Ram -- It's a lovely day tomorrow / Berlin -- I'm gonna get lit up (when the lights go on in London) / Gregg -- It's been a long, long time / Cahn, Styne -- We'll gather lilacs / Novello -- We'll meet again / Parker, Charles.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2737
TopicsPopular music -- 20th centuryWorld War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and musicWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and musicDepressions -- 1929 -- Songs and musicWar songsSongs with piano
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.Content: American and British popular songs from the first half of the 20th century, featuring songs of World Wars I and II, and the Great Depression; with introduction and commentary by Barry Day.Performers: Introduced by Allan Pally ; hosted by Barry Day ; Steve Ross, pianist and singer ; Anna Bergman, Klea Blackhurst, Heather Hawkins, Evan Stern, Simon Jones, singers.Venue: Videotaped 2006 May 4 the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y. [Video cuts out several times and there is only audio.]
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (78 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 907261976NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20599106Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dead52e0-4a9d-0133-250a-60f81dd2b63c
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