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 fulfill a request, get cradled, put some numbers in perspective and celebrate some birthdays, including one very special birthday.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Millions
It’s A Million To One You’re In Love – The Virginians / Franklyn Baur
If I Had A Million Dollars – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra / Joey Nash, v.
’m Feeling Like A Million – Teddy Hill AHO
One In A Million – Fats Waller and His Rhythm
Segment 2: Requests
Longtime listener Fred in Orlando, requested Anson Weeks’ version of “It Was A Night In June” and “Popeye” – sadly I don’t have a broadcast quality copy of Anson’s version, but I do have another version.
Popeye – Varsity Eight / Billy Murray, v.
It Was A Night In June – Bert Lown and His Hotel Biltmore Orchestra / Ted Holt
Segment 3: Cradle Songs
There’s A Cradle In Caroline – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Vaughn DeLeath, v.
Indian Cradle -Song – Ben Selvin AHO / Lewis James, v.
Sheltered By The Stars, Cradled By The Moon – RWK AHO / The Kahn-A-Sirs, v.
Segment 4: Being Young
Happy birthday to my dad, turning 92 on 1 August.
Make Up Your Mind You’re Gonna Be Young – Society Serenaders (Stan Greening) / Richard Neller, v.
He May Be Old, But He’s Got Young Ideas – Billy Murray
A Young Man’s Fancy – Art Hickman’s Orchestra
Hey Young Fella – Venuti & Lang
Segment 5: Topic
A number of composers and artists had birthdays last week, including Rudy Vallee, Buddy Clark and Billy Hillpot.
That’s My Hap-Hap-Happiness – Larry Murphy AHO / (Don Voorhees ah Earl Carroll Vanities Orch. – / Unidentified , v.
Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now – Art Krueger and His Columbians / Vocal Trio
Jim Jams – Roy Bargy
Musician and band leader Art Krueger was born in Burlington, Wisconsin on July 27, 1897.
Pianist and composer Roy Bargy was born July 31 in 1894.
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