Welcome to Glenn Robison’s Rapidly Rotating Records, bringing you vintage music to which you can’t *not* tap your toes, from rapidly rotating 78 RPM records of the 1920s and ’30s.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is the first Rapidly Rotating Records broadcast of 2019! I hope you had pleasant holidays and that the new year so far promises to be a good one for you. It certainly does here at the massive Rapidly Rotating Records / KISL-FM studio complex. This week we’ll celebrate the birthdays of James Melton, Jane Green, Carroll Gibbons and the state of Georgia. We’ll also have a “non-topic” topic. What’s that, you ask? Well, records I came across while putting the play list together out of which I couldn’t make a unified topic. Unlike our feature “For No Particular Reason,” there is a reason I’m playing each of them, and of course, you’ll find out just why that is.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: James Melton
Do I Hear You Saying “I Love You” – Fred Rich and His Hotel Astor Orchestra / James Melton, v.
THe Song Is Ended (But The Melody Lingers On) – The Columbians / James Melton, v.
You Are Love – Victor Young and His Concert Orchestra / James Melton, v.
Segment 2: Jane Green
Me And The Boyfriend – Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra / Jane Green, v.
If I’d Only Believed In You – Leroy Shield and The Victor Orchestra / Jane Green, v.
Got No Time – Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra / Jane Green, v.
Segment 3: Georgia Statehood
Georgia Cabin Door – Benson Orchestra of Chicago
Twenty-four Hours In Georgia – Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears
Blue Georgia Moon – Charles Fulcher AHO
Georgianna – The Royal Troubadors
Segment 4: Carroll Gibbons
So Rare – Carroll GIbbons and The Savoy Hotel Orpheans / George Melachrino, v.
Turn Your Money In Your Pocket – Carroll Gibbons and The Savoy Hotel Orpheans / Sam Browne, v.
Segment 5: Non-Topic
Gid-ap, Garibaldi – Jazz Pilots
China Boy – The Purple Pirate Orchestra
Handsome Brave Life Saver – Billy Murray
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