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 fulfill 75% of a request, and celebrate the birthdays of Ted Lewis, Fred Waring, Bert Lown and Raymond Klages.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Requests for Art
Longtime listener Art in Iowa sent a couple of requests this past week. If you count the song and the artist independently for both requests, I can fulfill 75% of Art’s requests.
It Isn’t Fair – Dick Himber and His Essex House Orchestra / Joey Nash
Isn’t It A Shame – Connee Boswell
Shame! Shame! (Everybody Knows Your Game) – Fats Waller
Segment 2: Ted Lewis
June 6 marked the birth in 1891 in Circleville, Ohio of Theodore Leopold Freidman, better known as Ted Lewis.
Home Made Sunshine – Ted Lewis AHO / Ted Lewis, v.
The Gold Digger’s Song – Ted Lewis AHO / Ted Lewis, v.
Dip Your Brush In The Sunshine – Ted Lewis AHO / Ted Lewis, v.
Segment 3: Bert Lown
June 6 marked the birth in 1903 in White Plains, New York, of bandleader and composer Bert Lown.
My Heart’s Desire – Bert Lown AHO / Ted Holt
You’re The One I Care For – Bert Lown AHO / Elmer Feldkamp
Bye Bye Blues – Bert Lown and His Hotel Biltmore Music
Segment 4: Fred Waring
June 9 marked the birth in 1900 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania of bandleader, songwriter and inventor Fred Waring.
Collegiate – Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians
Collegiana – Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians / Fred Waring, Tom Waring, & Chorus
I Love The College Girls – Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians
Segment 5: Raymond Klages
June 10 marked the birth in 1888 in Baltimore, Maryland, of lyricist Raymond Klages.
Doin’ The Raccoon – The Knickerbockers
Just You, Just Me – Don Voorhees AHO / Scrappy Lambert, v.
What Are We Waiting For? – Edwin J. McEnelly’s Orch / Johnny Marvin, v.
Pardon Me, Pretty Baby – Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Harold Arlen, v.
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