A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 25, 2005
“Wall Street” (1968)
"Wall Street" is a tap-dancing number that opens the musical Dames at Sea (1968). The musical is a 1930s parody; 'Wall Street" is direct homage to "42nd Street."

The lyrics aren't memorable and neither is the melody, however, the song amuses because it's all just so silly!

http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/3525/cds/Descr/DamesAtSea.html
Dames At Sea
Musical
Original Off-Broadway Cast
Music by Jim Wise
Lyrics by George Haimsohn, Robin Miller
Book by George Haimsohn, Robin Miller

Dames At Sea opened December 20, 1968, at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre in New York City. It moved on April 22, 1969, to the Theatre de Lys. It finally closed May 10, 1970 after 575 performances.

Posted by Barry Popik
Music/Dance/Theatre/Film/Circus • (0) Comments • Wednesday, May 25, 2005 • Permalink