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 a request, and celebrate the birthdays of Bud Green, Eddie Condon, Ray Egan and Tommy Dorsey.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Hello
Longtime listener Dan suggested a number of “hello” songs, but here are several which weren’t on his list.
Hello Lola – Mound City Blue Blowers
Won’t You Come Over and Say Hello – Clarence Williams AHO / Chick Bullock
Hello Hello – Louisiana Five
Hello! I’ve Been Looking for You – Adolph J. Hahl
Segment 2: Bud Green
Last week marked the birth in 1897 in Austria of lyricist Bud Green.
There’s a Place in the Sun for You – Herman Kenin’s Multnomah Hotel Orch. / Ken Allen
That’s My Weakness Now – Nat Shilkret/Helen Kane
I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me) – New Princes Toronto Band / Les Allen
Segment 3: Tommy Dorsey
November 19 marked the centennial of the birth in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania of trombonist and bandleader Tommy Dorsey.
Copenahgen – Tommy Dorsey AHO
San Francisco – Tommy Dorsey AHO / Edythe Wright
The Sheik of Araby – Tommy Dorsey and His Clambake Seven
Segment 4: Raymond B Egan
November 14 marked the birth in 1890 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada of lyricist Raymond B. Egan.
Sleepy Time Gal – Nick Lucas
There Ain’t no Maybe in My Baby’s Eyes – Whispering Jack Smith w/Arthur Johnson, Piano
Ain’t We Got Fun – Van & Schenck
Segment 5: Eddie Condon
November 16 marked the birth in 1905 or 1906 in Goodland, Indiana of Eddie Condon.
China Boy – McKenzie & Condon’s Chicagoans
The Eel – Eddie Condon AHO
Liza – McKenzie & Condon’s Chicagoans
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