Before vaudeville, we had the Minstrel show, popularized by the ruling class as a reinforcement of their role at the top of the societal heap. Much humor was directed at the uneducated black man, who was an innocent pawn of his "betters."
Of course, each person is valuable. Rascals and virtuous people exist in all places, societies, and skin colors, because we're all human.
Discogs page. As you may imagine, this is a re-creation of the type, including the layout of front & rear covers.
01 - Opening March: Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight - Swanee River - The Company (1:27)
02 - Medley: Old Dan Tucker - Mandy Lee - Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair - Old Folks at Home - Camptown Races - In the Evening by the Moonlight - The Company (9:57)
03 - Sweet Sixteen - Gilbert Smith, The Southland Chorus (3:24)
04 - Shine on Harvest Moon - The Company (2:39)
05 - The Preacher and the Bear - Robert Lamb (2:56)
06 - My Gal Sal - The Southland Chorus (6:09)
07 - Lassus Trombome - The Sliphorn Four (2:48)
08 - Asleep in the Deep - Warren Biggs (2:36)
09 - Grand Finale: Hello, Ma Baby - Honeymoon - I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now - Goodbye My Lady Love - The Company (5:42)
See you Monday.