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 Ray Klages and Fred Waring, spend some time on the farm, and look up at the clouds.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Raymond Klages
June 10 marked the birth in 1888 in Baltimore, Maryland of lyricist Raymond Klages.
Doin’ The Raccoon – The Knickerbockers (Selvin) / Unidentified, v.
At Close Of Day – Paul Specht AHO / Johnny Morris, v.
Just You – Just Me – Johnny Johnson AHO / Bob Treaster, v.
Pardon Me, Pretty Baby (Don’t I Look Familiar To You) – Ben Bernie AHO / Ben Bernie, v.
Segment 2: Farming
My friend and listener Cory asked “what about playing some old tunes about farming and farmers”, so…
We Won’t Have To Sell The Farm – Ben Bernie AHO / Ben Bernie, v.
Melody Farm – Will Osborne AHO / Will Osborne, v.
The Farmer Took Another Load Away Hay! Hay!”- Paul Whiteman AHO / Billy Murray, v.
Segment 3: Fred Waring
June 9 marked the birth in 1900 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania of bandleader, songwriter and inventor Fred Waring.
It Seems To Be Spring – Waring’s Pennsylvanians / The Three Girl Friends, v.
Who’s Blue Now? – Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians
Anybody’s College Song – Waring’s Pennsylvanians / Band, v.
Segment 4: Real Farming
Got The Farm Land Blues – Carolina Tar Heels
Farm Relief Song – Al Craver (Vernon Dalhart)
Fun On The Farm – Arthur Lange AHO
Segment 5: Clouds
My friend Tim in Tennessee was known as “Capt. Cloud”, and a note from him reminded me of this, and inspired this topic.
Up In The Clouds – Harry Archer AHO / Franklyn Baur, v.
Clouds – Emil Coleman AHO / Unidentified, v.
Behind The Clouds – Harry Reser’s Syncopators
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