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 going to celebrate the birthdays of Don Voorhees and Edwin J. McEnelly, rock the cradle, and try to keep from getting hurt.
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Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Nine!
First… we have a birthday to celebrate. Rapidly Recording Records is celebrating it’s ninth year, having had its first broadcast on July 26, 2000. So here to get us started are some rapidly rotating records having to do with the number nine.
Nine Little Miles From Ten-Ten-Tennessee – Smith Ballew
Nine Pound Hammer – Frank Blevins and His Tar Heel Rattlers / Frank Blevins and Edd Blevins, v.
Wreck Of The Number Nine – Vernon Dalhart
Nine O’Clock Sal – Ted Weems AHO
Segment 2: Cradle
Cradle Of Love – Ray Miller and His Brunswick Orchestra / Bob Nolan, v.
Indian Cradle Song – Coon-Sanders
Sheltered By The Stars, Cradled By The Moon – Roger Wolfe Kahn AHO / Roger Wolfe Kahn / The Kahn-A-Sirs, v.
There’s A Cradle In Caroline – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Vaughn deLeath, v.
Segment 3: Hurt
(You Knew You’d Hurt Someone) Why Did It Have To Be Me? – Dorsey Bros and their orch / Tony Sacco
My Feelings Are Hurt – Fats Waller (Piano)
The More You Hurt Me – Jimmie Greer AHO / Margaret Lawrence, v.
Segment 4: Edwin J. McEnelly
July 21 marked the birth in 1879 in Spencer, Massachusetts, of one of my favorite bandleaders, Edward James McEnelly, better known as Edwin J. McEnelly.
A Siren Dream – Edwin J. McNelly AHO / Elliott Shaw, v.
Raquel – EJMEAHO
What Are We Waiting For? – EJMEAHO / Johnny Marvin, v.
Segment 5: Don Voorhees
July 26 marked the birth in 1903 in Allentown, Pennsylvania of bandleader, composer and conductor Don Voorhees.
The Riff Song – Don Voorhees AH Earl Corroll Vanities Orch / Unidentified, v.
Rain – Don Voorhees AHO / Billy Day, v.
Never Without You – Don Voorhees AHO / Hal Yaets, v.
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