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 Nick Lucas, Fred Rose and others, do some trotting, and have some people come by the studio.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Dropping in to say Hello, Here Comes…
Here Comes Fatima – California Ramblers / Irving Kaufman, v.
Here Comes Emily Brown – Charleston Chasers
Here Comes Marjorie – Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra
Here Comes The Man With The Jive – Stuff Smith and His Onyx Club Boys / Stuff Smith, v.
Segment 2: Time to Trot
The Stop Trot – Al Starita and The Piccadilly Players / Eddie Grossbart, v.
East Coast Trot – Junie Cobb’s Hometown Band
Coconut Trot – Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra
I Like To Do Things For You – Stew Pletcher’s Eli Prom Trotters / Stew Pletcher, v.
Segment 3: Nick Lucas
August 22 marked the birth in 1897 in Belleville, New Jersery of Nicholas Anthony Lucanese. You may recognize him better as the “Crooning troubadour”, Nick Lucas.
Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue? – Nick Lucas
Let’s Get Friendly – Nick Lucas and his Crooning Troubadors / Nick Lucas, v.
Tip-Toe Through The Tulips – Nick Lucas
Segment 4: Happy Birthday
A number of composers had birthdays last week, including:
Composer and pianist Jesse Greer born 26 August 1896,
Wendell Hall born 23 August 1896,
Lyricist Irving Bibo born 22 August 1889.
Huggable, Kissable You – The Sunshine Boys (Irving Bibo)
Hot Feet – Wendell Hal
Just You , Just Me – Don Voorhees AHO / Scrappy Lambert, v. (Jesse Greer)
Segment 5: Fred Rose
August 24 marked the birth in 1897 in Evansville, Indiana, of composer, lyricist, vocalist and pianist Fred Rose.
Jacksonville Gal – Original Memphis Five
Hold Everything Here Comes My Gal – Bill Haid’s Cubs
Red Hot Mamma – Ben Selvin’s Dance Orchestra
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