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.
On this evening’s show we’ll celebrate Mississippi’s birthday, as well as that of Harold Adamson, have some cherries, and listen to this past week in recording history.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Cherries
Cherry – McKinney’s Cotton Pickers / Jean Napier, v.
Cherry Red – Pete Johnson and His Boogie Woogie Boys / Joe Turner, v.
Cherry Cherokee – Art Hickman’s Orchestra
Cheerio, Cherry Lips, Cheerio – Wallace Gordon (Scrappy Lambert)
Segment 2: Mississippi
Mississippi Basin – Clarence Williams AHO / Eva Taylor, Clarence Williams, Clarence Todd, v.
Mississippi, Here I Am – Ray Miller AHO / Dick Teela
Shanty Boat On The Mississippi – Louis Armstrong AHO
Mississippi Melody – Jack Hylton AHO / Hylton, Rignold and d’Amato, v.
Segment 3: Harold Adamson
December 10, marked the birth in 1906 in Greenville, New Jersey of lyricist Harold Adamson and spend much of his career writing for movies, both musical and non-musical. He died in Beverly Hills on August 17, 1980.
Everything’s Been Done Before – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra / Joey Nash, v.
You Never Looked So Beautiful Before – Stew Pletcher AHO / Stew Pletcher, v
Time On My Hands – Ray Noble and The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra / Al Bowlly, v.
Look Who’s Here – Ben Bernie AHO / Jackie Heller, v.
Segment 4: This Week In Recording History
Crosby, Columbo and Vallee – Dick Robertson, v.
Jig Walk – Ipana Troubadors
Oh, Mabel – Ben Selvin AHO
I Still Believe In You – Fred Rich and His Hotel Astor Orchestra / Sammy Fain and Artie Dunn, v.
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