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.
This week's show is so packed with great music that when I got through with the show, it went over 2 minutes long. Rather that cut a song, I decided to cut some of the commentary. When that wasn't enough, I cut the promos. When even that wasn't enough, I trimmed the intro, and managed to squeeze it into an hour. On this week's brand new edition of Rapidly Rotating Records, we're going to fulfill a request for Hattie McDaniel, and celebrate the birthdays of Henry Busse, Grant Clarke and Archie Gottler. And, for the first time on the show, we'll have a birthday tribute to Douglas Furber. As always, simply click on the link below to instantly stream and/or download the show. And your comments, requests and topic suggestions are always welcome. The first and last records on the show are not in the greatest of shape but I hope you'll bear with me.
Here's the complete playlist:
TOPIC: Hattie McDaniel
Dentist Chair Blues, Part 1 – Hattie McDaniel and "Dentist Jackson"
Dentist Chair Blues, Part 2 – Hattie McDaniel and "Dentist Jackson"
I Thought I'd Do It – Hattie McDaniel
TOPIC: Henry Busse
Nuthin' But – Paul Whiteman AHO
Haunting Blues – Broadway Dance Orchestra
Wang Wang Blue – Ben's Bad Boys
Hot Lips – Bobby Lee and His Music Landers
TOPIC: Grant Clarke
Shake It And Break It – Lanin's Southern Serenaders / Sam Lanin, vocal effect
Weary Rive – Bob Haring AHO / Dick RObertson, v.
Am I Blue? – Ben Selvin AHO / Smith Ballew, v.
TOPIC: Archie Gottler
Lila – Oreste and His Queensland Orchestra / Bert Dixon, v.
That's How I Feel About You – Waring's Pennsylvanians / Fred Waring & Orchestra, v.
Are We Downhearted? No! – Barney Trimble's Oklahomans / Irving Kaufman, v.
TOPIC: Douglas Furber
Dancing Honeymoon – Paul Whiteman AHO
She's Such A Comfort To Me – Ben Bernie AHO / Pat Kennedy, v.
Limehouse Blues – Will Osborne AHO / Will Osbrone, v.
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