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 Johnny Marvin, Ted Koehler and Eddie Farley and check before and after.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Johnny Marvin
July 11 marked the birth in 1887 in Butler, Oklahoma, of John Senator Marvin, better known as crooner and master of the ukulele, Johnny Marvin.
Little By Little – Johnny Marvin
Down Among The Sugar Cane – Johnny Marvin
Marvelous – Johnny Marvin
Segment 2: Ted Koehler
July 14 marked the birth in 1894 in Washington, D. C. of lyricist Ted Koehler.
Get Happy – Nat Shilkret and the Victor Orchestra / Phil Dewey, Frank Luther, Leo O’Rourke, v.
When Love Comes Swingin’ Along – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra / Joey Nash, v.
Happy As The Day Is Long – Harry Roy and His Mayfair Hotel Orchestra / Harry Roy, v.
Segment 3: Sneak Preview
I don’t usually give previews of the next week’s show, but next week, July 24th will be a special show, and here’s a little musical clue as to what it’s about.
Seven Or Eleven – Charlie Fry and His Million Dollar Pier Orchestra
Segment 4: Eddie Farley
July 16 marked the birth in 1905 in Newark, New Jersey of trumpeter and singer Eddie Farley.
To A Sweet Pretty Thing – Eddie Farley Orchestra / Larry Norman, v.
Mississippi Basin – Bert Lown and His Hotel Biltmore Orchestra / Eddie Farley, v.
Not Enough – Eddie Farley and Their Onyx Club Boys / Mike Riley, v.
Music Goes ‘Round And Around – Eddie Farley and Their Onyx Club Boys / Mike Riley-Eddie Farley, v.
Segment 5: Before
You Never Did That Before – Ted Weems AHO / Arthur Jarrett, v.
This Never Happened Before – Don Bestor AHO / Neil Buckley, v.
Everything’s Been Done Before – Billy Merrin and His Commanders / Ken Crossley, v
Segment 6: After
After Thinking It Over – Herman Kenin’s Multnomah Hotel Orch / Ken Allen, v.
After A While – Bennie Goodman’s Boys
After You’ve Gone – Georgia Washboard Stompers / Jake Fendeson, v.
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