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 the birthdays of Howard Dietz, Arthur Freed, and the State of California, and fulfill a request. So, why not stay a while and linger a while.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: (Linger) a while
Linger Awhile – Sam Lanin’s Orchestra
Once In A While – Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
After A While – Benny Goodman’s Boys
Stay Awhile – Arthur Tracy
Segment 2: You’re The One
You’re The One For Me – Freddie Rose
You’re The One I Care For – Ruth Etting
You’re The One That I Adore – Lou Gold Orch / Irving Kaufman, v.
Segment 3: California
Commemorating California’s admission to the union in September 1850.
California Swing – Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders / Lionel Hampton, v.
Beautiful California – Irwin Abrams / Arthur Singer, v.
California Blues – Abe Lyman’s Ambassador Hotel Orchestra
Segment 4: Topic
Arthur Grossman was born 9 September 1894 in Charleston, South Carolina – but he’s better known as singer, writer, pianist and lyricist Arthur Freed and was part of a songwriting duo with Nacio Herb Brown.
You Were Meant For Me – The Broadway Nitelites (Ben Selvin) / Dick Robertson, v.
I’m Danicing On A Rainbow – Don Bestor AHO / Maurice Cross, v.
Should I? – Hotel PA Orch / Scrappy Lambert, v.
Segment 5: Howard Dietz
Although he had a successful 30 year career in advertising, at the same time lyricist Howard Dietz, born in New York City on 6 September 1896, was writing hit Broadway shows, and collaborating with Arthur Schwartz.
Got A Bran’ New Suit – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller
Dancing In The Dark – Fred Waring ah Pennsylvanians / The Three Girl Friends, v.
I’ll Always Remember – Ray Starita and His Ambassadors Band / Lou Abelardo, v.
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