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’re gonna get drowsy and celebrate the birthdays of Cliff Friend, Vincent Youmans, Fred Fisher and Frank Banta.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: You’re (not) getting Drowsy
Feeling Drowsy – Henry Red Allen and His NY Orchestra
Drowsy Blues – Roy Fox
Wake Up You Drowsy Sleeper – Oaks Family
Segment 2: Fred Fisher
September 30 marked the birth in 1875 in Cologne, Germany of songwriter Fred Fisher.
Leave It That Way – The High Hatters / Frank Luther, v.
Je Ne Sais Pa Pa (I Do Not Know) – The Happy Six / Fank Crumit, v.
Your Feet’s Too Big – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
Waffles – Irving Aaronson and His Commanders / Phil Saxe & Chorus, v.
Segment 3: Frank Banta
September 28 marked the birth in 1897 in New York City of pianist Frank Edgar Banta.
Prudy – Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
Dorothy – Frank Banta, Piano Solo
Upright And Grand – The Ambassadors (Frank Banta, p.)
Segment 4: Vincent Youmans
September 27 marked the birth in New York City in 1898 of composer Vincent Youmans.
Nothing Could Be Sweeter – The Troubadors
Toodle Oo – Lanin’s Arcadians
Keepin’ Myself For You – Paul Specht AHO / Johnny Morris, v.
Segment 5: Cliff Friend
October 1 marked the birth in 1893 in Cincinnati, Ohio of composer, lyricist and pianist Cliff Friend.
Bigger And Better Than Ever – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Unidentified, v.
It’s Great To Be In Love – Isa Foster and Her Ambassadors / Elmer Lowry, v.
That’s What I Like About You – Jackie Taylor AHO / The Boswell Sisters, v.
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