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 celebrate the birthdays of Harold Adamson, Lud Gluskin and Lew Brown, have a vocabulary lesson and listen to this past week in recording history.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Mendicant
The word for today is mendicant, which can simply mean a beggar. So here’s a set of rapidly rotating records about mendicants.
Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Their – Boyd Senter and His Senterpedes
I’d Rather Be A Beggar With You – Ray Noble / Al Bowlly
Beggar’s Blues – Sonny Greer and His Memphis Men/ Okeh Ellington
Segment 2: Harold Adamson
December 10 marked the birth in 1906 in Greenville, New Jersey, of lyricist Harold Adamson.
Everything I Have Is Yours – Gene Austin
This Never Happened Before – Don Bestor AHO/Neil Buckley, v.
Everything’s Been Done Before – Guy Lombardo ah Royal Canadians / Carmen Lombardo, v.
Segment 3: Lud Gluskin
December 16 marks the birth in 1896 in New York City of Ludwig Elias Gluskin, beter known as“Lud” Gluskin.
Oh! Monah – Lud Gluskin et son orchestre / Freddy Johnson, v.
Sunny Skies – Lud Gluskin and His Versatile Juniors / John Thorne, v.
I Want To Go Places And Do Things – Lud Gluskin AHO
Segment 4: Lew Brown
December 10 marked the birth in 1893 in Odessa Russian of composer Lew Brown, born Louis Brownstein.
What Could Be Sweeter Than You – Red Sanders AHO / James Teele, v.
One Sweet Letter From You – Ethel Waters
Last Night On The back Porch – The Savoy Havana Band Dir. By Debroy Somers / Ramon Newton, v.
Segment 5: This Week in Recording History
Along Came Sweetness – Golden Gate Orch. (December 14, 1928)
Imagination – Bennie Moten’s KC Orch (December 13, 1932)
Oh! Mabel – Ben Selvin AHO (December 11, 1924)
Sweet Thing – Fletcher Henderson AHO (December 13, 1926)
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