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 has just four segments instead of the usual five. But, you get the same number of great records. This week we'll take a musical trip to Havana, celebrate some birthdays, celebrate Mother's Day and visit the twilight zone. 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? Which had you never heard before? Enjoy!
Here's the complete playlist:
Segment 1: The Twilight Zone
Twilight Dreams – Eddie Wittstein AHO / The Rondoliers (?), v.
Twilight (The Stars and You) – Leo Reisman AHO
At Twilight – Fats Waller
Twilight Rose – The Columbians / Johnny Marvin, v.
Segment 2: Havana
Havana (Schonberger-Lyman) – The Savoy Orpheans
She Went To Havana – Gus Arnheim AHO / George Gramlich, v.
Lady Of Havana – Thelma Terry and Her Playboys
Havana (Rose-Egan) – George Hamilton Green's Star Trio
Segment 3: Birthdays
Get Cannibal – Joe Haymes AHO / Band, v.
Give Me Your Telephone Number – J. C. Higginbotham and His Six Hicks
Sunny Skies – Billy Cotton's London Savannah Band
Come Back, Sweet Papa – Bob Crosby AHO / Nappy Lamare, v.
Segment 4: Mother's Day
Baby Your Mother (Like She Babied You) – Lou Gold AHO / Irving Kaufman, v.
Have You Written Home To Mother – Music in the Russ Morgan Manner / Jack Fulton, v.
My Mom – Morton Downey and Orchestra
My Mother's Eyes – Roy Shield AHO / George Jessel, v.
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.