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 Bernie, Howard Johnson, Frankie Trumbauer and Tennessee, and listen to this past week in recording history.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Ben Bernie
May 30 marked the birth in 1891 in New York City of Benjamin Anselevitz. You may know him better as “The Old Maestro”, Ben Bernie.
I Love Her – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Keller Sisters & Lynch
Out Where Moonbeams Are Born – BBAHRHO / Scrappy Lambert, v.
Bottoms Up – BBAHHRO / Unidentified, v.
I Had Someone Else Before I Had You – BBAHHRO
Segment 2: Frank Trumbauer
May 30 marked the birth in 1901 in Carbondale, Illinois of Frank Trumbauer.
I’m Wonderin’ Who – Frank Trumbauer and His Orchestra / Irving Kaufaman, v.
Newest St. Louis Blues – FT’s Orch / Leroy Buck, v.
Cryin’ All Day – FTAOH
Gotta Feelin’ For You – FTAHO / Smith Ballew, v.
Segment 3: Tennessee
June 1 in 1796, Tennessee became the 16th of the United States of America.
My Sunny Tennessee – Lanin’s Southern Serenaders
Tennessee Twilight – Eddie Condon AHO
Goin’ Back To Tennessee – Boyd Senter and His Senterpedes / Trio, v.
Segment 4: Howard Johnson
June 2 marked the birth in 1887 in Waterbury, Connecticut, of lyricist Howard Johnson.
What Do We Do On A Dew, Dew, Dewey Day? – Nat Shilkret Victor Orch / Johnny Marvin
Let Me Call You Mine – Don Bestor AHO / Neil Buckley, v.
Running After You – OI5 (Original Indiana Five)
Segment 5: This Week in Recording History
My Blue Days Blew Over – Eubie Blake AHO (June 3, 1931)
Posin’ – Fletcher Henderson AHO (June 3, 1937)
Night on The Desert – Ray Noble AHO / Al Bowlly, v. (June 3, 1934)
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