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 Edward Eliscu and Peter Van Steeden, take a hike, extend some hospitality, and cross a bridge.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Musical Hike
I’m Happy When I’m Hiking – Jack Leon’s Band / Jimmy Allen, v.
Hiking Down The Highway – Frank Auburn AHO (Selvin) / Scrappy Lambert, v.
Winding Trail – Art Hickman Orchestra
We’ll Rest At The End Of The Trail – Vincent Lopez
Segment 2: Hospitality
That’s Southern Hospitality – Rudy Valleee
Hawaiian Hospitality – Ted Fio Rito / The Debutantes, v.
Harlem Hospitality – Cab Calloway AHO / Cab Calloway, v.
Segment 3: Peter Van Steeden
April 3, marks the birth exactly 107 years ago in 1904 in Amsterdam, Holland of violinist,pianist, bandleader and composer, Peter Van Steeden.
Whose Who Are You? – Van’s Collegians
Somebody Loves You – Peter Van Steeden Orchestra / Chick Bullock, v.
Louisiana – Van and His Hotel Half Moon Orchestra / Jerry White, v.
Cornfed – Van & His Hotel Half Moon Orchestra
Segment 4: That’s a Bridge
March 30 in 1909, the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge, opened in New York City – the anniversary of its opening is the inspiration behind this segment.
London Bridge Is Falling Down – Harry Roy and His R. K. Olians / Harry Roy, v.
Water Under The Bridge – Feddie Martin Orchestra / Elmer Feldkamp, v.
On A Little Bamboo Bridge – Abe Lyman Orchestra / Sonny Schuyler, v.
Segment 5: Edward Eliscu
April 2 marked the birth in 1902 in New York City of lyricist, playwright, producer and actor, Edward Eliscu.
Great Day – Paul Whiteman AHO / The Rhythm Boys, v.
Orchids In The Moonlight – Nye Hayhew Orch / Douglas Newman, v.
Happy Because I’m In Love – Libby Holman
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