Thanks For The Memory
The Comedies
Wed, Aug 7, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Marriott Residence Inn
No survey of the early years of the Songbook in Hollywood would be complete without a romp through the period's myriad comedies, all of which are filled with, yes indeed, lots of tongue and cheek jokes and just as many fine songs. Ken's not sure the gang's going to be able to help themselves from letting 'er rip on some old fashioned gags, but he promises enough great music to make up for it. Look for gems from the catalogs of the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Mae West, Bob Hope, and a special focus on those crazy Road pictures of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour! They are joined by vocalists Evynne Hollens, Michael Stone and Ian Whitcomb.
Event Personnel
Ken Peplowski, director, reeds
 Put It There, Pal
(1946) Road To Utopia
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 Hooray For Captain Spaulding
(1930) Animal Crackers
Words by Bert Kalmar - Music by Harry Ruby
 All God's Children Got Rhythm
(1937) A Day At The Races
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann
 I'll Remember April
(1941) Ride 'Em, Cowboy
Words by Gene de Paul - Music by Don Raye
 Lydia, The Tattooed Lady
(1939) At The Circus
Words by Yip Harburg - Music by Harold Arlen
 It’s Always You
(1941) Road To Zanzibar
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 Remind Me
(1940) One Night In The Tropics
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jerome Kern
 Frankie And Johnny
Words by Ren Shields - Music by Bert Leighton, Frank Leighton
 The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
(1913) interpolated into Way Out West
Words by Ballard MacDonald - Music by Harry Carroll
 True Blue Bill
(1931) interpolated into The Singing Cowboy
Words & music by Gene Autry, George Rainey, Frankie Marvin
 Silver Bells
(1950) The Lemon Drop Kid
Words by Ray Evans - Music by Jerry Livingston
 Two Sleepy People
(1938) Thanks For The Memory
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Thanks For The Memory
(1938) The Big Broadcast of 1938
Words by Leo Robin - Music by Ralph Rainger
 Road To Morocco
(1942) Road To Morocco
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Gene Autry, 1907-1998
Johnny Burke, 1908-1964
Hoagy Carmichael, 1899-1981
Harry Carroll, 1892-1962
Gene de Paul, 1919-1988
Ray Evans, 1915-2007
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
Yip Harburg, 1896-1981
Walter Jurmann, 1903-1971
Gus Kahn, 1886-1941
Bert Kalmar, 1884-1947
Bronislau Kaper, 1902-1983
Jerome Kern, 1885-1945
Frank Leighton, -
Bert Leighton, 1877-1964
Jerry Livingston, 1909-1987
Frank Loesser, 1910-1969
Ballard MacDonald, 1882-1935
Frankie Marvin, 1904-1985
George Rainey, -
Ralph Rainger, 1901-1942
Don Raye, 1909-1985
Leo Robin, 1900-1984
Harry Ruby, 1895-1974
Ren Shields, 1868-1913
Jimmy Van Heusen, 1913-1990
Ticket/Venue Info
Thanks For The Memory Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A32.00  29.00  27.25  25.75  16.00 
B28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
C22.00  20.00  18.75  17.75  11.00 
O18.00  16.25  15.50  14.50  9.00 
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The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon

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