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 evening at 6:00 PM over KISL FM 88.7 Avalon.
HAPPY SPRING! On this week's edition of Rapidly Rotating Records, we're going to celebrate the vernal equinox, visit darktown, and celebrate World Water Day and the birthdays of George Olsen and Mort Dixon. As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And of course, your comments requests and topic suggestions are always welcome. My favorite record this week is "When Spring Comes Peeping Through" by the Record Boys. What's yours?
Here's the complete playlist:
When Spring Comes Peeping Through – The Record Boys
Spring Is Here – Irving Aaronson and His Commanders / Phil Saxe & Clifford "Red" Stanley, v.
Spring Fever – Rube Bloom
It Seems To Be Spring – Waring's Pennsylvanians / The Three Girl Friends, v.
Darktown Shuffle – Seattle Harmony Kings
Darktown Reveille – Jazz-O-Harmonists
Darktown Strutters' Ball – Ted Lewis and His Band / Ted Lewis, v.
TOPIC: George Olsen
For You And Me – George Olsen and His Music / Fran Frey, Bob Borger, Bob Rice, v.
Big City Blues – George Olsen and His Music / Fran Frey, v.
I'm So Alone With The Crowd – George Olsen and His Music / Ethel Shutta, v.
TOPIC: Mort Dixon
Nagasaki – Nat SHilkret AHO
Happiness Ahead – Dick Powell
In The Sing Song Sycamore Tree – The Ipana Troubadors / Harold Lambert, v.
TOPIC: World Water Day
Silver Water – The Happy Six
Sloppy Water Blues – Thomas "Fats" Waller
Hot Water Blues – Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
THANKS FOR LISTENING!