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.
No birthday celebrations or segment topics this week. What??!! There's just one topic and that's SWING! Swing, all swing and nothing but swing is the theme of this week's brand new edition of RRR, as we bring your attention to the 2013 Catalina Swing Dance Festival. It will take place November 8 – 10, 2013 right here in the Casino Ballroom. You can get all the details about the CSDF at their website, www.CatalinaSwingDanceFestival.com. As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And as always, your comments, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Enjoy!
Here's the complete playlist:
Alexander's Swingin' – Van Alexander AHO
Swing – Harry Roy and His Mayfair Hotel Orchestra / Dinah Miller and Harry Roy, v.
Give Me An Old Fashioned Swing Song – Sharkey and His Sharks of Rhythm / Sharkey Bonano, v.
Swing Is In The Air – Jack Hylton AHO / Alice Mann, v.
TOPIC: More Swing
La-De-Doody-Doo – Leith Stevens and His Saturday Night Swing Club Orchestra
Monopoly Swing – Hudson-DeLange Orchestra
Swingin' At The Chat And Chew – The Original Yellow Jackets
Swingin' The Jinx Away – King Tempo and His Kings of Tempo / Tempo King, v.
TOPIC: Even More Swing
Swing Out – Ben Pollack AHO
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing – Dorsey Brothers Orchestra / The Boswell Sisters, v.
Hamfat Swing – Harlem Hamfats
Swing Me With Rhythm – Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang / Louis Prima, v.
TOPIC: Still More Swing
Grand Terrace Swing – Fletcher Henderson AHO
Swing Guitars – Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli
I Got Swing – Blanche Calloway and Her Band
Swingmatism – Jay McShann AHO
THANKS FOR LISTENING!
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Rapidly Rotating Records is now in the lineup of YesterYear Radio at WYYR.com. RRR is heard each Tuesday evening at 10 Eastern / 7 Pacific following David Miller's "Swinging Down the Lane." Click in to WYYR.com for some great big band programming.