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 simplify things. Tonight we have no birthdays, no trivia, and no “This Week in Recording History”. What we do have is a whole show of vintage songs with just simple one word titles.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: What’s A Great Word?
Fantastique – Capitol Dance Orchestra
Dynamite – Dixie Stompers (Fletcher Henderson) / Don Redman, v.
Zowie – McPhail’s Jazz Orchestra of Chicago
Pastafazoola – University Six
Segment 2: One Word / One Syllable
This next segment has not only one word titles, but one syllable titles!
South – Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra
Amy – Nat Lewis and His Dance Band (Harry Bidgood) / Nat Lewis, v.
Tears – HOW Orch / Dick Robertson, v.
Segment 3: Sans Syllables?
I promised a version of Lindsay McPhail’s “San”, and here it is. another one syllable title segment.
San – Ben Selvin’s Dance Orchestra / Ben Selvin
Who? – George Olsen and His Music / Fran Frey, Bob Rice, Jack Fulton, v.
Me! – Ben Selvin AHO / Dick Robertson
Segment 4: Single Word Titles
Delirium – Golden Gate Orch
Ruffenreddy – Roy Bargy, Piano Solo
Glad – Green Brothers Novelty Band
Segment 5: Words Are Beautiful
Beautiful – Tracy-Brown’s Orchestra
Tanglefoot – Fats Waller
S’posin – Hollywood Dance Orch
Cornfed – Paul Specht AHO
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