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 week's brand new edition of the show celebrates the birthdays of Peter Van Steeden and Edward Eliscu. We'll also go "over there, get melancholy and do some shaking. There are also at least a couple of records making their RRR debut including one by The Savoy Quartet. Just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. Your comments, requests and suggestions for topic suggestions are always welcome. What's your favorite record this week? Enjoy!
Here's the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Over There
That Girl Over There – Jay Whidden and His New Midnight Follies Band
They Landed Over Here From Over There – Six Jumping Jacks / Tom Stacks, v.
Over There (The Great American War Song) – The Savoy Quartet
Segment 2: Melancholy
Melancholy (Cliff Friend/Jimmy Carr) – Ernest L. Stevens Trio
Melancholy CHarlie – The Six Hottentots
Melancholy (Marty Bloom/Walter Melrose) – Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers
Melancholy Lou – Howard Lanin's Ben Franklin Hotel Orchestra
Segment 3: Earthquake
Old Folks Shake – Kentucky Jazz Babies
Earthquake – Ted Lewis and His Band
Shake That Thing – Vince Giordano and His Nighthawks Orchestra
Segment 4: Peter Van Steeden
Home (When Shadows Fall) – Peter Van Steeden AHO / Dick Robertson, v.
You're Dancing On My Heart – Peter Van Steeden AHO / Chick Bullock, v.
I Can Sympathize With You – Peter Van Steeden AHO / Smith Ballew, v.
Segment 5: Edward Eliscu
Something To Live For – Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra / Dick Robertson, v.
More Than You Know – Mildred Bailey
You Forgot Your Gloves – Paul Specht AHO / Johnny Morris, v.
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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.