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 Milton Ager, Clarence Williams, Johnny Burke and Vernon Duke, and play “ten” songs.That’s “ten” songs, not ten songs.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Milton Ager
October 6 marked the birth in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, of composer Milton Ager.
There’s A New Day Coming – The Midnight Minstrels / Sam Browne & Trio, v.
Trouble In Paradise – Ed Lloyd AHO (Freddy Martin) / Elmer Feldkamp, v.
If You Don’t Love Me – The Picadilly Players
There’s Rain In My Eyes – Fletcher Henderson AHO / Chuck Richards, v.
Segment 2: Clarence Williams
October 8 marked the birth in 1898 outside of New Orleans, Louisiana of singer, pianist and composer Clarence Williams.
Wildcat Blues – Clarence Williams Blue Five
Wildflower Rag – Clarence Williams (Piano Solo)
Cushion Foot Stomp – Clarence Williams Washboard Band / Clarence Lee, v.
Segment 3: Johnny Burke
October 3 marked the birth in 1903 in Antioch, California of composer Johnny Burke.
It’s An Old Spanish Custom – The Rhythmic Troubadors (Stan Greening) / Fred Douglas, v.
My Very Good Friend The Milkman – Jack Jackson AHO / Jack Jackson, v.
You’re Not The Only Oyster In The Stew – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
Segment 4: Vernon Duke
Born t October 10 in 1903 in Russia was songwriter Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky, one of the most successful American writers of sophisticated popular songs of the 30s and 40s. You may know him better as Vernon Duke.
I am Only Human After All – Colonial Club Orchestra (Bob Haring) / Dick Robertson, v.
April In Paris – Henry Hall & The BBC Dance Orchestra / Les Allen, v.
What Is There To Say? – Rudy Vallee ah Connecticut Yankees
Segment 5: 10 10 10
Today is October 10, 2010, or 10 10 10. Back in July, we played some “ten” songs in connection with our tenth anniversary, but here are a few “ten” songs we didn’t get to.
Take A Number from One To Ten – Tom Coakley AHO / Kay Thompson, v.
Ten Cents A Dance – High Hatters / Frank Luther, v.
Half Past Ten – Paul Ash
I Found Romance for 10 cents a dance – Will Osborne AHO / Will Osborne, v.
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