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 celebrate Father’s Day, and the birthdays of Cliff Edwards, Sammy Fain, and Guy Lombardo.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Father’s Day Today is Father’s Day, and so we’re going to begin and end the show with some songs about fathers, beginning with some advice.
Papa Better Watch Your Step – Lad’s Black Aces / Mandy Lee, v.
Papa, De Da Da – St. Louis Rhythm Kings – Original Indiana Five
Old Grand Dad – Fats Waller and His Rhythm
Segment 2: Guy Lombardo
June 19 marked the birth in 1902 in London, Ontario, Canada of violinist and bandleader Gaetano Lombardo, better known as Guy. Here’s Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, but “on the air” rather than from commercial records, these are radio transcriptions from broadcasts from 1935 and 36.
Isn’t Love the Grandest ThingI
Wanna Make Love
Moonlight and Roses
Segment 3: Cliff Edwards
June 14 marked the birth in 1895 of Cliff Edwards.
That’s My Weakness Now – Cliff Edwards
Orange Blossom Time – Cliff Edwards
It Goes Like This (That Funny Melody) – Cliff Edwards
Segment 4: Sammy Fain
June 17 marked the birth in 1902 of Samuel Feinberg. You may know him better as Sammy Fain, but if not, you certainly know his songs. For over 40 years, the Oscar-winning musician and composer wrote for stage and screen.
Croonin’ a Tune – Original Indiana Five
There’s a Place in the Sun for You – Herman Kenin’s Multnomah Hotel Orch/Ken Allen
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine) – Bob Haring AHO
Segment 5: Papa
A few more rapidly rotating records for this Father’s Day.
I’m a Dong Dong Daddy from Dumas – Ben Pollack AHO/Ben Pollack, v.
Loud Speakin’ Papa – The Charleston Chasers
Mama’s Gone Young – Papa’s Gone Old – Ed Lowry
Segment 6: Daddy
And we have time for one more.
You’ll Never Find a Daddy Like Me – Nelstone’s Hawaiians
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