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See You at the Hall
Boston’s Golden Era of Irish Music and Dance
Susan Gedutis

Northeastern University Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• 1. From Shanties to Three-Deckers, Boston as an Irish Destination
• 2. The 1920's, My Father's Band
• 3. The 130's, If You're Irish, Never mind the Parlor, Come into the Kitchen!
• 4. Strike Up the Band (Again)
• 5. If We Only Had Old Ireland Over Here, Dance, Music, and Irish Identitiy in the Postwar Dance Halls
• 6. There's a Sweetheart Waiting for You, Women and Romance
• 7. The Kings of Dudley Street, Johnny Powell and His Band
• 8. The Musician Crowd, A Community of Differences
• 9. At My Father's Knee, Learning Irish Music
• 10. Copley Records, Boston's Irish Label
• 11. The Hucklebuck and Blue Suede Shoes, Showbands
• 12. The Exodus
• 13. And The Band Played On
• Conclusion
• Discography
• Appendix A: Interviews
• Appendix B: Catalog of Musicians and Their Instruments
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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