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 being April 1st, April Fool’s Day, this is an all fool show.All the songs on tonight’s show will be about fools, or being fooled, or fooling someone, or not being fooled, or, well, you get the idea.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Foolin
No Foolin’ – The California Ramblers / Arthur Hall
You Wouldn’t Fool Me, Would You? – Annette Hanshaw
They Can’t Fool Me – George Formby
What A Fool I’ve Been – Lew Reynolds Flexo Recording Orchestra
Wild and Foolish – The Red Heads
Segment 2: Foolish
Foolish Child – The Ambassadors
Foolish Little Girl Like You – Clarence Williams AHO / Clarence Williams, v.
Stompin’ Fool – The Arkansas Travelers
Segment 3: You Fool
The origin of April Fool’s Day is uncertain, but one suggestion has to do with the 1564 decree by Charles IX that New Year’s Day be moved from March 25 to January 1. News traveled slowly in 1564 and some people would not be aware of the change for years later.
Fooling – Ace Brigode and His Fourteen Virginians
Were You Foolin’? – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra / Joey Nash
No One’s Fool – Benson Orchestra of Chicago
Segment 4: Fooling You
The term for the fear of April Fool’s Day is Aphrilophobia.
He’s Just a Horn-Tootin’ Fool – St. Louis Rhythm Kings
Don’t Be A Fool You Fool – Whispering Jack Smith
When Eyes of Blue Are Fooling You – Jack Linx and His Birmingham Society Serenaders
Segment 5: Fool
Who Did You Fool After All – The Virginians
That Foolish Feeling – Putney Dandridge
What Can I Do With A Foolish Little Girl Like You – Willie “The Lion” Smith
I’m A Fool For Loving You – Fletcher Henderson AHO
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