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 do some whistling, go to the beach, celebrate the birthdays of Noble Sissle and Walter Barnes and listen to this past week in recording history.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Whistling
Painter James Abbott Whistler was born on July 10 in 1834, so to commemorate his birthday, here are some rapidly rotating records about whistling.
Whistling Down the Avenue – Billy Merrin and His Commanders / Ken Crossley
I’m Hummin’, I’m Whistlin’, I’m Singin’ – Irving Aaronson and His Commanders / Bing Crosby
This’ll Make You Whistle – Carroll Gibbons New Savoy Hotel Orch/ Jack Evetts
Whistling Rufus – Olly Oakley, Banjo/Ronald Landon, Piano
Segment 2: Ocean
I will be taking a little vacation and spending this coming week at the beach, so here is a set of rapidly rotating records about the ocean.
On the Night We Did the Boom Boom By the Sea – Fred “Sugar” Hall and His Sugar Babies / Arthur Fields, v.
On the Beach With You – Henny Hendrickson and His Louisville Serenaders
Deep Blue Sea Blues – The Goofus Five
Segment 3: Noble Sissle
July 10 marked the birth in 1889 in Indianapolis, Indiana of Noble Sissle.
You Want Lovin’ and I Want Love – Noble Sissle AHO
Got the Bench, Got the Park – Noble Sissle AHO
Confessing That I Love You – Noble Sissle and His Sizzling Syncopators
Segment 4: Walter Barnes
July 8 marked the birth in 1905 in Vicksburg, Mississippi of bandleader Walter Barnes.
My Kinda Love – Walter Barnes and His Royal Creolians
Birmingham Bertha – Walter Barnes and His Royal Creolians
Third Rail – Walter Barnes and His Royal Creolians
Segment 5: This Week in Recording History
Are You Sorry – The Goofus Five (July 10, 1925)
Lou’siana Lullaby – George Olsen and His Music (July 11, 1933)
No Wonder I’m Happy – Ernie Golden and His Hotel McAlpin Orch (July 7, 1927)
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