December 7, 1996
Live from The Town Hall in New York City, with Robert Klein, Kate MacKenzie, Garrick Ohlsson, and Robin and Linda Williams.

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Recorded on December 7, 1996, from New York, New York.
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00:00Logo
00:11TISHOMINGO
01:00Opening Credits (RA)
02:30GK talks about guests
03:55WICKER (RA)
05:41A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS
08:15applause--segue to next tune
09:02OVER IN THE GLORY LAND
11:24applause--gk segue to script
11:47SOUND EFFECTS (RA)
17:31applause
17:56RUMBLE, RUMBLE
21:00applause
21:59GK INTRO ROBERT KLEIN
22:39applause--ROBERT KLEIN talks (RA)
28:10JIMMY BROWN THE newSBOY
30:27Applause
31:00GK introduces GARRICK OHLSSON (RA)
33:38CHOPIN WALTZ IN F Major, opus 34, #3
36:16CHOPIN ETUDE IN E MAJOR, opus 10, #3 -- CHOPIN ETUDE IN C#MINOIR, opus 20, #4
43:00GK talks about Christmas (RA)
43:16BRASS QUINTET begins
44:35CHRISTMAS: BRASS QUINTET
50:05O TANNENBAUM
53:18HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING
56:38ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY
100:57OH COME ALL YE FAITHFUL
102:59SILENT NIGHT
103:52applause
104:30I SAW STARS
108:15WELCOME BACK TO OUR SECOND HALF
108:33FOREST LAWN (RA)
109:32applause GREETINGS
112:55GOODBYE TO MY UNCLES
115:23ROCK OF AGES
116:42applause--GK introduces Garrick Ohlsson
118:39MOZART FINALE TO SONATA IN C MAJOR
122:33APPLAUSE--GK BACK ANNOUNCE
123:11MONOLOGUE (RA)
140:02applause
140:18OH, HANNUKAH
142:22BERTHA'S KITTY BOUTIQUE (RA)
143:50APPLAUSE
144:07COWBOYS: Tarragon Chicken (RA)
151:34APPLAUSE
151:58WAITING AT THE RIVER FOR YOU
154:10APPLAUSE -- CREDITS
155:44I BID YOU GOODNIGHT....
157:26POWDERMILK THEME
158:10JOY TO THE WORLD

Guest Information
  • Robert Klein
  • Kate MacKenzie
  • Garrick Ohlsson
  • Robin and Linda Williams
  • Scripts
  • Sound Effects
  • Christmas
  • Forest Lawn
  • Bertha's Kitty Boutique

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