Welcome to Rapidly Rotating Records, bringing you vintage music to which you can’t *not* tap your toes, from rapidly rotating 78RPM records of the 1920s and’30s.
This week’s edition of the show is just gonna be a train wreck. Inspired by a real train wreck. But besides that, we’re going to go back to school, turn down the lights, hear all about Rosie and do some wondering. There are at least a couple of records making their RRR debut. If you enjoy the show, please let us know by leaving a comment on the website or the Facebook page or sending an email to Glenn@RapidlyRotatingRecords.com. . And remember, your requests and topic segments are always welcome. As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. Best wishes for a safe. healthy, happy and exceptionally prosperous New Year.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Students
Sweetheart Of My Student Days – Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees / Rudy Vallee, v.
Gems From “The Student Prince In Heidelberg” – Victor Light Opera Company
A New Moon Is Over My Shoulder – Anson Weeks AHO / Fred Williams, v.
Segment 2: Train Wreck
Wreck Of The Virginian – Blind Alfred Reed
The Wreck Of The Old 97 – Ernest V. Stoneman Trio
Alltoona Freight Wreck – Riley Puckett
Segment 3: I Wonder…
I Wonder How I Look When I’m Asleep – Bar Harbor Society Orchestra / Bobby Donlea (Ben Selvin), v.
I Winder Why – Marion Harris (w/Billy Murray)
I Wonder – The Clevelanders / Edmund Ruffner, v.
Segment 4: Low Lights
Don’t Wait Until The Lights Are Low – Henry Thies and His Hotel Sinton Orchestra / Don Dewey & Howard Hafford, v.
When Lights Are Low In Cairo – Raymond Dance Band (Stan Greening)
When Lights Are Low – Teddy Joyce AHO / Hughie Diamond, v.
Segment 5: Rosie
Rosie The Riveter – The Four Vagabonds
Row, Row Rosie – George Olsen and His Music / Billy Murray & Ed Smalle, v.
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