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 National Radio Day and the birthdays of a number of different artists and composers.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: August 15…Happy Birthday
Composers born on August 15 include:
Sidney Clare born in 1892
Composer Harry Akst was born in 1894
Ted Snyder was born 1881
Lyricist Ned Washington was born August 15, 1901
A New Kind Of Man – The Varsity Eight (Sidney Clare)
Here Comes Malinda – The Little Ramblers (Harry Akst)
You Gave Me Your Heart (So I Have You Mine) – The Happy Six (Ted Snyder)
Sweetheart Hour – Don Bestor AOH / Neil Buckley, v. (Ned Washington)
Segment 2: Happy National Radio Day
National Radio Day celebrates the invention the radio as a device and of radio as a medium.
Turn On Your Radio (And Listen In On Your Home Town) – Ben Selvin and His Moulin Rouge Orchestra / Irving Kaufman, v.
Man With New Radio – Alec Templeton
Radio Rhythm – Fletcher Henderson
Segment 3: Radio Bands
How Many Times? – The Radiolites (Ben Selvin) / Irving Kaufman, v.
Little Girl – Fred Rich’s Radio Orchestra / Elmer Feldkamp, v.
When I Take My Sugar To Tea – Harry Reser’s Radio Band / Frank Luther, v.
Segment 4: Radio Singers
You’re The Cream In My Coffee – Lou Gold AHO / The Radio Imps (Ed Smalle – Jerry Macy), v.
Anything Goes – Lew Stone and His Band / The Radio Three, v.
Lay My Head Beneath A Rose – Colonial Club Orchestra (Bob Haring) / Frank Bessinger & Frank Wright (The Radio Franks)
Segment 5: Happy Birthday
Otto Harbach was born August 18, 1873 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Benny Davis was born August 21, 1895.
Gus Edwards was born August 18, 1879 in Prussia.
You’re Devastating – Freddy Martin AHO / Elmer Feldkamp, v. (Otto Harbach)
Somebody’s Lonely – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Paul Hagan, v. (Benny Davis)
In My Merry Oldsmobile – Jean Goldkette AHO (Gus Edwards)
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