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 all birthday show, we’ll celebrate the birthdays of Jean Schwartz, Gus Kahn, Ethel Waters, Harry M. Woods and Jan Garber. Between them are stories of triumph, overcoming adversity and decades of amazing music.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Jean Schwartz
Born on 4th November 1878 in Budapest, Hungary was pianist and composer Jean Schwartz
Chinatown, My Chinatown – Georgia Washboard Stompers / Jake Fenderson, v.
Lovable Eyes – Club Royal Orchestra (Clyde Doerr)
Au Revoir, Pleasant Dreams – The Rhythmic Troubadours (Stan Greening) / Tom Barratt, v.
Segment 2: Harry M. Woods
Composer, lyricist and pianist Harry McGregor Woods was born 4 November 1896 in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
No One Knows What Its All About – The Varsity Eight
Try A Little Tenderness – Ted Lewis and His Band
I’m Riding To Glory – The Piccadilly Players
When Polly Walks Through The Hollyhocks – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orch/ Scrappy Lambert & Billy Hillpot, v.
Segment 3: Jan Garber
Born in 1894, on November 5 was bandleader and violinist Jan Garber.
Guess Who – Jan Garber AHO / Unidentified, v.
Odds And Ends – Jan Garber AHO / Lee Bennett, v.
Seminola – Jan Garber AHO
Segment 4: Gus Kahn
Lyricist Gus Kahn was born Gustav Gerson Kahn in Coblenz, Germany on November 6th 1886.
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Isham Jones’ Orch
Let’s Talk About My Sweetie – Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra / Charles Kaley, v.
She’s Wonderful – Harry Shalson
Segment 5: Ethel Waters
Happy birthday to Ethel Waters, born in Chester, Pennsylvania on 31 October 1896.
The New York Glide – Ethel Waters
Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night – Ethel Waters
I Like The Way He Does It – Ethel Waters
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