Good songs for bad times (or, The songs we sang to see us through)

Title
Good songs for bad times (or, The songs we sang to see us through) / presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.
Publication
2006.
Supplementary Content
Streaming video file (onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts only)
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Description
1 streaming video file (78 min.) : sound, color
Alternative Title
Songs we sang to see us through
Genre/Form
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • 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.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Archival original: 1 videocassette (VHS) (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in., in *LVH 2737.
Contents
There 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.
Call Number
*LVH 2737
OCLC
907261976
Title
Good songs for bad times (or, The songs we sang to see us through) / presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.
Production
2006.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Performer
Introduced by Allan Pally ; hosted by Barry Day ; Steve Ross, pianist and singer ; Anna Bergman, Klea Blackhurst, Heather Hawkins, Evan Stern, Simon Jones, singers.
Event
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.]
Access
Patrons can access streaming file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Additional Formats
Archival original: 1 videocassette (VHS) (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in., in *LVH 2737.
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Added Author
Day, 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.
Contains (works): Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Songs. Selections.
Contains (works): Coward, Noël, 1899-1973. Songs. Selections.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Added Title
Songs we sang to see us through
Research Call Number
*LVH 2737
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