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 Ben Pollack, Henry Creamer, Gene Austin, Joe Loss, and the State of New Hampshire.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Ben Pollack
June 22 marked the birth in 1903 in Chicago, Illinois of bandleader and drummer Ben Pollack.
Won’tcha – Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra / Scrappy Lambert, v.
Then Came The Dawn – Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra / Dick Robertson, v.
You’ve Made Me Happy Today – Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orch / Smith Ballew, v.
Segment 2: Henry Sterling Creamer
June 21 marked the birth in 1879 in Richmond, Virginia, of lyricist, author, publisher and singer, Henry Sterling Creamer.
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans – The Spirits of Rhythm / Red McKenzie, v.
After You’ve Gone – Marion Harris
I Need Lovin’ – The Rondoliers and Piano Pals / Royal Halle, Earl Palmer, Artells Dickinson, Kenneth Schon, v.
Segment 3: Gene Austin
June 24th marks the birth in 1900 in Gainesville, Texas, of Eugene Lucas. You may know him better as crooner and composer Gene Austin.
China Boy – Gene Austin
Girl Of My Dreams – Gene Austin
Got The Railroad Blues – Gene Austin with George Reneau
Segment 4: Joe Loss
June 22 marked the birth in 1909 in London, England of Joshua Alexander Loss, better known as bandleader Joe Loss.
True – Joe Loss and His Band – Jimmy Messini, v.
When The Poppies Bloom Again – Joe Loss AHO / Chick Henderson, v.
In The Mood – Joe Loss and His Band
Segment 5: New Hampshire
Another birthday, this time of the colony of New Hampshire, which became the ninth state of
the United States of America on 21 June 1788.
New Hampshire Highway – Willard Robison and His Orchestra / The Deep River Boys, v.
My Old New Hampshire Home – Jere Mahoney
New Hampshire – The Columbians
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