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 play some sparkling songs, and celebrate the birthdays of Vaughn DeLeath, Al Hoffman, Frank Crumit, and several others.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Sparkling
Come On Spark Plug – Arthur Lange AHO
Sparkling Blue Eyes – Carlisle’s Kentucky Boys / Sonny Boy, Tommy Carlisle, v.
The Sunshine Always Shines For Me – The Merry Sparklers / Harvey Hindermyer
Segment 2: Al Hoffman
September 25 marked the birth in 1902 in Minsk, Russia of composer Al Hoffman.
A Picnic For Two – Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians / Nelson Keller, Clare Hanlon, Tom Waring
The Prize Waltz – Don Bestor AHO / Neil Buckley, v.
It’s Winter Again – Isham Jones AHO / Frank Sylvano, v.
Segment 3: Frank Crumit
September 26 marks the birth in 1889 in Jackson, Ohio, of comic actor, singer and ukulele player, Frank Crumit.
Timbuctoo – Paul Biese Trio / Frank Crumit, v.
Oh, By Jingo! Oh, By Gee! You’re The Only Girl For Me – Frank Crumit
What Kind Of A Noise Annoys An Oyster? – Frank Crumit
Segment 4: Vaughn DeLeath
September 26 marks the birth in 1894 in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois of “The First Lady of Radio”, or “The Original Radio Girl”, Vaughn DeLeath, born Leonore Vonderleith.
If Tears Could Bring You Back To Me (I’d Cry My Eyes Out For You) – Park Lane Orchestra / Vaughn De Leath, v.
Drowsy Head – Gennett Dance Orchestra
No Wonder I’m Happy – George Hamilton Green’s Star Trio / Vaughn De Leath, v.
Segment 5: This Week In Recording History
September 24, 1900 – Poley McClintock
September 22, 1894 – Composer Dave Dreyer
September 26, 1898 – George Gershwin
September 26, 1901 – Ted Weems
Any Ice Today, Lady? – Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians / Poley McClintock, v.
I Want To Be Known As Susie’s Feller – Isham Jones AHO / Tom Stacks, v. (Dave Dreyer)
Soon – Red Nichols and His Five Pennies / Gene Krupa, v. (George Gershwin)
Play That Hot Guitar – Ted Weems AHO / Parker Gibbs, v.
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