Episode 270: "Basin Street Revue"

published 8 years ago by The BMA

This episode is the musical variety show "Basin Street Revue" (1956) filmed at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York City featuring a cast of popular African-American performers including Nipsey Russell, Lionel Hampton, Sarah Vaughn, Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers, Martha Davis and Her Spouse, Mantan Moreland, Amos Milburn, Faye Adams, The Clovers, Coles and Atkins, Herb Jeffries, and Cab Calloway. All hosted by Apollo Theatre emcee Willie Bryant.

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