29 May Town Hall Party: 8/8/59

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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. This DVD contains an entire Town Hall show from August 8, 1958 and features Joe Maphis, Johnny Bond with Gordon Terry, Rose Lee Maphis, Tex Ritter, Jeannie Sterling, Billy Mize with Cliff Crofford, Gordon Terry, Johnny Cash with The Tennessee Two, Jimmy Pruett, Jay Stewart, Skeets McDonald, Martha Carson, Charlie Williams, Billy Mize, Cliff Crofford, and others.