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.
This is our annual Christmas show, and I'm pleased that all but one of the records are making their RRR debut! So prepare yourself a nice steaming cup of hot cider (preferably "spiked"!) and get in the spirit. As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And of course, your feedback, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Enjoy!
Here's the complete playlist:
Swingin' Them Jingle Bells – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
What Will Santa Claus Say (When He FInds Everybody Swingin')? – Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang / Louis Prima, v.
You're Just As Cute As Christmas – Vincent Lopez and His Suave Swing Orchestra / Penny Parker, v.
Kiddies Christmas Frolic – Part 1 – Morning – Columbia Orchestra
Kiddies Christmas Frolic – Part 2 – Evening – Columbia Orchestra
The Night Before Christmas – Basil Rathbone with The Robert Mitchell Boys Choir (1942)
When The Christmas Chimes Are Ringing – Lewis James
Snowman – Ambrose AHO / The Rhythm Sisters, v.
Come And Spend Christmas With Me – Byron G. Harlan
A Christmas Carol – Ronald Colman (1941)
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.