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 week’s show, we’re going to celebrate the birthday of Peter Van Steeden. We’re also going to play with some dolls, and have songs about Venice, love and heaven. We’ll be seeing you in the last segment, but for the first segment, I’ve dug up a trio of records about sissies.
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Sissies
Sissy In The Barn – Jack Sneed and His Sneezers / Jack Sneed, v.
Sissy Man – Pinewood Tom (Josh White)
Sissy – Ted Weems AHO / Elmo Tanner, Vocal and Whistling
Segment 2: Dolls
Kewpie – Jesse Stafford AHO
I Want A Doll – Irving Kaufman
Rag Doll – Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra with Eddie Dunstedder at the Organ
Segment 3: Peter Van Steeden
Somebody Loves You – Peter Van Steeden AHO
For Old Times’ Sake – Van and His Hotel Half Moon Orchestra (Peter Van Steeden) / Larry Lloyd, v.
A Little Lady – Big City Dance Orchestra (Ruby Baum) / Jerry White (Frank Munn), v.
Segment 4: So this is…
So This Is Venice – Bennie Krueger AHO / Billy Jones, v.
So This Is Love – Charlie Fry and His Million Dollar Pier Orchestra
So This Is Heaven – Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra / Stuart Allen, v.
Segment 5: I’ll Be Seeing You
I’m Gonna See You – Fletcher Henderson AHO
I’ll See You Again – Arthur Tracy
I’ll Be Seeing You – Tommy Dorsey AHO / Frank Sinatra, v.
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