Catalogue Number: ACRCD172
For nearly 75 years the Apollo theatre in the heart of New York's Harlem presented every notable name in every sub-genre of black music. Its legendary amateur hour discovered some of America's greatest talent. This compilation pays tribute to some of the great artists who trod that stage during its first 50 years. Tracks include; "Second Balcony Jump" - Earl Hines Ork, "Apollo Jump - Lucky Millinder Ork, "I Got An Uncle In Harlem" - Hot Lips Page Ork, "Pompton Turnpike" - Charlie Barnet Ork, "Sweet Sue" - The Mills Brothers.