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.
Last week, I said there would be a special announcement about the show. I’m happy to announce that in addition to iTunes, the Rapidly Rotating Records podcast is now also available on Google Play Music, Stitcher, TuneIn and Spotify!
The permanent link to the show on Stitcher is: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=342794&refid=stpr
The TuneIn interface is at: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Music-Podcasts/Rapidly-Rotating-Records-p1181719/
On Google Play Music, the link is: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Izpkq53yqc55bgb54azdlrjd4ce
And for the Spotify feed, go to: https://open.spotify.com/search/results/rapidly%20rotating%20records
If you haven’t yet seen it, we have a new online player on the Rapidly Rotating Records website which has new features, such as a download button, and transport control.
As for this week’s show, we’re going to spread some happiness, sunshine and rhythm. We’ll also take a musical trip to New Jersey, hear about some “Tillies” and, believe it or not, we’ll fulfill a request.
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.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Spread It Around
Spread A Little Happiness – Arthur Roseberry and His Kit-Kat Dance Band / Len Lees, v.
I Want To Spread A Little Sunshine – Jack Norworth, v.
Spreadin’ Rhythm Around – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
Segment 2: New Jersey Statehood
My Old New Jersey Home – Billy Murray
Back In Hackensack, New Jersey – Benson Orchestra of Chicago / Frank Sullivano, v.
Jersey Walk – Johnny Marvin
Segment 3: Believe It Or Not
Believe It Or Not – Rudy Vallee
I Don’t Believe It, But Say It Again – The Vanderbilt Orchestra (Harry Archer / Frankyn Baur, v.
I Won’t Believe It (Till I Hear It From You) – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
I Can’t Believe It’s True – Isham Jones AHO / Eddie Stone, v.
Segment 4: Tillie
Tillie Titwillow – Al Jolson
Whoa, Tillie! Take Your Time – The Virginians
Shout ‘Em, Aunt Tillie – Duke Ellington
Pump Tillie – Jimmy Blythe’s Sinful Five / Viola Bartlett, scat vocal
Segment 5: Requests
The Moon Is Grinning At Me – Ben Pollack AHO / Ben Pollack, v.
Nothing’s Blue But The Sky – Kay Kyser AHO / Virginia Simms, v.
RRR is also available as a podcast on iTunes. Simply enter Rapidly Rotating Records in the iTunes search box and a link to the show will appear. If you listen on iTunes, please subscribe to the podcast and leave a rating and comment. THANK YOU!
We are proud and happy that Rapidly Rotating Records is part of Global Community Radio and are glad to be part of a new addition to the network, Troon Radio from Raleigh, North Carolina. Troon Radio can be heard online at TroonRadio.com. We’re also heard on WXDR, 99.1 FM in New Orleans, Louisiana, Saturday mornings at 7:00 AM (Central). WXDR, known on the air as Dolphin Radio, is the student station at Delgado Community College.
The Rapidly Rotating Records telephone request line is now OPEN! In addition to sending cards or letters, sending email, or posting to the the show’s website or facebook page, you can now call in to request a particular artist, song or topic segment, leave feedback about the show, or ask questions or comment about the music. Of course, I’d be happy if you just call in to say “Hi!” and let me know you’re out there listening. The easy-to-remember number is 234-PLAY 78s or 234-752-9787.
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