Welcome to "Rapidly Rotating Records," Glenn Robison's weekly, one hour radio program of "toe-tapping music from rapidly rotating 78 RPM records of the 1920s and 30s", broadcast Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM over KISL FM 88.7 Avalon.
On this week's show, originall broadcast on July 13, 2008, we'll take some pictures, celebrate the birthdays of George Eastman, Mr. Wizard and the State of Wyoming, and play some records for no particular reason.
As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And your comments, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Enjoy!
Segment 1: George Eastman
If I Had A Talking Picture Of You – Johnny Hamp's Kentucly Serenaders
You're The Picture (I'm The Frame) – Fats Waller and His Rhythm
You're As Pretty As A Picture – Geraldo AHO / Al Bowlly, v.
Take A Picture Of The Moon – Baby Rose Marie with Fletcher Henderson AHO
Segment 2: Joseph Wardell
Curly Locks – Harry Barth
Not Because Your Hair Is Curly – Billy Murray
Curly Head – Henry Hall and His BBC Orchestra / Dan Donovon, v.
Segment 3: Wyoming
The Hills Of Old Wyoming – Tex Ritter
Somewhere In Old Wyoming – Chick Bullock
I Was Born In Old Wyoming – Carson Robison and His Pioneers
Segment 4: Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard)
Tickle Britches – Richard M. Jones and His Jazz Wizards
47th Street Stomp – Jimmy Bertrand's Washboard Wizards
Oriental Man – Jimmy Blythe's Jazz Wizards
Segment 5: For No Particular Reason
American Suite No. 3 – Willard Robison's Deep River Orchestra
Hi Ho The Merrio – The Knickerbockers (Ben Selvin)
Deep River – Harry Bidgood and His Broadcasters / John Thorne, v.
Sing A Happy Little Thing – The Roof Garden Orchestra (Sam Lanin)
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