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Sunny Side of the Street

When we think of the Great Depression of the 1930s, we might only remember images of people waiting in bread lines and being served in soup kitchens. But even during the Depression, some folks managed to look on the bright side and find themselves "On The Sunny Side Of The Street." Join us for this fun musical evening featuring mirthful songs of the 1930s -- songs that eased the Depression's bite, offered pithy personal advice, and poked fun at the upper crust

Sunny Side of the Street

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The Boswell Sisters - When I Take My Sugar To Tea

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Bert Lown - Bye Bye Blues, 1930

"Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries" (Rudy Vallee, 1931)

A bread line forms outside of the Rescue Society in New York City in 1929. "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" directly confronted the hardship of the Great Depression.

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Tommy Dorsey - On the Sunny Side of the Street