Town Hall Party Series: Marty Robbins


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verry good parents loved every bit of it no scratches on cd which was good didnt pause through the show i havnt watched it since its not really my thing but parents loved every bit of it dont know what else to say really so yea thank you for your great service and hope to buy something off this website soon.


'Town Hall Party' was California's largest country music barndance, running from early 1952 until early 1961. The show was broadcast every Saturday night from a theatre made up to look like an old barn in the Compton suburb of Los Angeles.

Crowds numbering up to 2000 would fill the old Town Hall to see and hear the top country artists of the day. The first hour was broadcast live over KFI and reached a wider audience when NBC syndicated the show on radio. The broadcast was extended to three hours when KTTV-TV televised the show.

Jay Stewart (who later hosted the TV quiz show 'Let's Make a Deal'), and Tex Ritter were the MCs and the house band featured a Who’s Who of West Coast country music, including Joe Maphis, Merle Travis, Skeets McDonald, Johnny Bond and Tommy Duncan. Artists appearing on the show included The Collins Kids, Carl Perkins, Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Wanda Jackson and, Johnny Cash.

The show was so popular that, in 1958, Columbia Records issued the 'Town Hall Party' album featuring various cast members.

Track listing:

Marty Robbins: I Can't Quit
I'll Go On Alone
Pretty Words
Time Goes By
Marty Robbins & Tompall & The Glaser Brothers: A White Sport Coat
The Story Of My Life
Just Married
Johnny Bond interviews Marty Robbins
Marty Robbins: Down Where The Tradewinds Blow
Johnny Bond interviews Marty Robbins
Marty Robbins: My Isle Of Golden Dreams
Tompall & The Glaser Brothers: Nothing But Sweet Lies
When I've Learned (Old Enough To Cry)
Joe Hudgins: Where'd You Stay Last Night
Marty Robbins & Tompall & The Glaser Brothers: Stairway Of Love
The Hanging Tree
Marty Robbins talks to Jay Stewart
Marty Robbins: My Isle Of Golden Dreams
Oh, How I Miss You (Since You Went Away)
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2001
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  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
  • Standard Edition
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