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 it’s a “once in a blue moon” edition of Rapidly Rotating Records as we have not one, but two segments about “blue” moons. I don’t mention it in the show, but a “blue moon” is a second full moon in a calendar month, so it’s not all that long a time span. We’re also going to check the stove pipe, cut loose and celebrate the birthday of Ian Whitcomb’s uncle. That would be Tolchard Evans. 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.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Connie’s Birthday
Ji-Ji-Boo – Original Memphis Five
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate – The Virginians
Cow Bells – Zez Confrey AHO
Segment 2: Birthdays
Starlight And Tulips – Thelma Terry and Her Playboys
Any Little Girl That’s A Nice Little Girl Is The Right Little Girl For Me – Billy Murray and The American Quartet
I Ain’t Lazy, I’m Just Dreaming – Benny Goodman AHO / Jack Teagarden, v.
Segment 3: More Birthdays
Like He Loves Me – Beatrice Lillie (Vincent Youmans, Piano)
The Martins And The Coys – Chicago Rhythm Kings
Get Cannibal – Red Nichols And His Five Pennies
Segment 4: Still More Birthdays
One Little Quarrel – Selvin’s Orchestra / Dick Robertson, v.
Together, We Two – Vaughn De Leath and Ed Smalle
Here We Are In Love – Arden-Ohman and Their Orchestra / Frank Luther, v.
Segment 5: September
September In The Rain – Arthur Tracy
That Sweet September Day – Roy Collins Dance Orchestra (Adrian Schubert)
In Sweet Septemer – All Star Trio
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