This week's Rapidly Rotating Records is a special 3 hour long edition, broadcast LIVE from the massive KISL studio complex in Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, to celebrate the show's 12th anniversary! To change things up a bit, the middle hour is devoted to a couple of old time radio programs. Click on the links below to listen and/or download the show. And as always, your comments, requests and topic suggestions are welcome.
Here's the complete playlist:
12th Street Rag – Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
12th Street Blues – Fletcher Henderson AHO
Lotta Sax Appeal – Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy
TOPIC: Listen Up!
Stop And Listen Blues – Mississippi Sheiks
Listening On Some Radio – Bar Harbor Society Orchestra
I'd Rather Listen To Your Eyes – California Ramblers
The More You Hurt Me – Jimmie Grier AHO / Margaret Lawrence, v.
My Feelings Are Hurt – Fats Waller (Piano)
(You Knew You'd Hurt Someone) Why Did It Have To Be Me? – Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra / Tony Sacco, v.
Soldier On The Shelf – Ben Selvin AHO / Unidentified, v.
Little Tin Soldier – Bennie Krueger
Rag-Time Soldier Man – Mr. Gene Greene, The Rag-Time King
Who Wouldn't Be Jealous Of You? – Ben Selvin AHO
Jealous – Checker Box Boys
Jealous Of Me – "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm / "Fats Waller, v.
Hour 2: Old Time Radio
Bold Venture – July 23, 1951 – "A Twelve Year Promise"
The Fred Allen Show – May 26, 1946
Playing The Dozen – Will Ezell
The Dirty Dozens No. 2
Pep – The Deauville Dozen
TOPIC: Rudy Vallee
Thank Heaven For You – Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees
Was That The Human Thing To Do? – Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees
Please – Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees
TOPIC: Don Voorhees
Pardon The Glove – Don Voorhees and His Earl Carroll's "Vanities" Orchestra
Soliloquy – Don Voorhees AHO
Tip-Toe Through The Tulips With Me – Don Voorhees AHO . Unidentified, v.
TOPIC: Ukulele Heroes
Give Me A Ukulele And A Ukulele Baby And Leave The Rest To Me – Irving Aaronson and His Commanders
I Love A Ukulele – Hilltop Inn Orchestra
With My Little Ukulele In My Hand – George Formby
TOPIC: For No Particular Reason
My Idea Of Heaven – The Four Bright Spots
Ah Ha! – Paul Whiteman AHO / Billy Murray, Lewis James, Elliott Shaw, Wilfred Glenn, v.
Pickin' Cotton – The Trix Sisters
Kiss And Make Up – Vincent Lopez AHO / Irving Kaufman, v.
Cheerio, Cherry Lips, Cheerio – Scrappy Lambert (as Norman Wallace)
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