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 have some pancakes, celebrate the birthdays of Ted Koehler, Al Piantadosi and Billy Hill,
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Ted Koehler
July 14 marked the birth in 1894 in Washington, D. C. of lyricist Ted Koehler.
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea – Chick Bullock
Truckin’ – Joe Haymes AHO / Cliff Weston, v.
Spreadin’ Rhythm Around – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
Segment 2: Alfred Piantadosi
July 18 marked the birth in 1884 in New York City of composer and pianist Alfred Piantadosi.
I Didn’t Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier – Peerless Quartet
My Stormy Weather Pal – Johnny Johnson AH Statler Pennsylvanians / Scrappy Lambert, v.
The Curse Of An Aching Heart – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller
Segment 3: Auntie
There’s a bit of a story behind how this segment was put together – and it all happened after listener James in Iowa sent an email to let me know that Archeophone Records had just released a 2 CD set. He went on to tell me a rather interesting tale that involved an Edith Wilson appearance… but you’re just going to have to press play to hear the full connection.
I’ll Get Even With You – Edith Wilson
Aunt Jemima Stomp – Kansas City Tin Roof Stompers
Aunt Jemima’s Jubilee – Premiere Quartet
Segment 4: Billy Hill
July 14 marked the birth in 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts of writer William Joseph Hill, better known as “Billy Hill”.
All Ashore – Lew Stone and His Band / Al Bowlly, v.
The Last Roundup – Don Bestor AHO / Neil Buckley, v.
The Clouds Will Soon Roll By – Leo Reisman AHO / Charles Carlisle, v.
Segment 5: For No Particular Reason
This is the theme-less segment – unless you consider that all the songs being played have nothing in common a theme?
The Camel Walk – Art Landry AHO
Me and Mr. Sunshine – Arthur Lally AHO / Sam Browne, v.
Say To Yourself “I Will Be Happy” – Nat Star Band / Les Allen, v.
Crazy Chords – Jelly Roll Morton AH Red Hot Pepper
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