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 brand new all birthday show, we'll spotlight Ted Weems, Vaughn De Leath, Vincent Youmans, Frank Banta and a few others. My favorite record on this week's show is the last one, "She's Drivin' Me Wild" by Don Bestor. What's your favorite? As always, simply 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.
Here's the complete playlist:
TOPIC: Ted Weems
Somebody Stole My Gal – Ted Weems AHO
Who Wants A Bad Little Boy? – Ted Weems AHO / Mark Fisher, v.
He's Tall, Dark And Handsome – Ted Weems AHOH / Parker Gibbs, v.
TOPIC: Vaughn De Leath
Redskin – Louis Katzman AHO / Vaughn De Leath, v.
At Sundown – Jay's Chelsea Orchestra / Vaughn De Leath, v.
Hello, Cutie – Kenn Sisson Orchestra / Vaughn De Leath, v.
TOPIC: Vincent Youmans
Toodle-Oo (Intro: Stick To Your Knitting) – The Columbians
Like He Likes Me (Intro: Nicodemus) – Waring's Pennsylvanians
I Want To Be Happy (Intro: You Can Dance With Any Girl At All) – Austin Wylie's Golden Pheasant Orchestra
TOPIC: Frank Banta
Left All Alone Again Blues – Van Eps-Banta Trio
Dancing Fool – Bar Harbor Society Orchestra
Upright And Grand – Jenkins & Johnson (Frank Banta and David Grupp)
Mindin' My Bus'ness – Frank Crumit with The Virginians
Any Ice Today, Lady? – Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians / Poley McClintock, v.
She's Drivin' Me Wild – Don Bestor AHO / Unidentified, v.
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