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.
This is Valentine’s Day, so we’ve got a whole show of songs about love, kisses, sweethearts, roses and romance. And we’re gonna get started right away with Scrappy Lambert wondering why he’s so romantic. Well, because it’s Valentine’s Day, of course.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Romance
Why Am I So Romantic – Wally Edwards AHO (Sam Lanin) / Scrappy Lambert, v.
Rhythm and Romance – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
This Is Romance – Ray Noble AHO / Al Bowlly, v.
Segment 2: Kissing
With All My Love And Kisses – Jack Hylton AHO / Pat O’Malley, v.
Dream Kisses – Bert Firman’s Dance Orchestra / Maurice Elwin, v.
Gilded Kisses – Alphonso Trent AHO / Leo “Snub” Mosely, Leroy “Stuff” Smith, John Fielding, v.
Kitty’s Kisses – Ipana Troubadors
Segment 3: Sweetheart
Let Me Call You Sweetheart – The Halfway House Dance Orchestra
Dream Sweetheart – The Californians / Cliff Edwards, v.
Sweetheart, We Need Each Other – Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra / Scrappy Lambert, v.
For My Sweetheart – Jay Whidden and His New Midnight Follies Band
Segment 4: Heart
In My Heart It’s You – Isham Jones AHO
I’ll Keep You In My Heart Always – The Rhythmic Troubadors (Stan Greening) / Tom Barratt, v.
Set Your Heart On Me – Billy Merrin and His Commanders / Rita Williams, v
Segment 5: Roses
Say It With A Red, Red Rose – Green Brothers Novelty Band
The Roses Brought Me You – Henry Halstead AHO / Craig Leitch, v.
You Can Make My Life A Bed Of Roses – Mickey Alpert AHO (Selvin) / Unidentified, v.
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