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 edition of RRR, we're going to do some kidding around, celebrate some birthdays, make some friends, make a mad dash and celebrate National Citrullus Latanus Day! "What's citrullus latanus?" I hear you ask? Well you'll have to listen to the show to find out. I guess you could cheat and just check the playlist below, but I'm sure you'll want to listen to all the great music in this show anyway.
As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And your comments, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Enjoy!
Here's the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Friendship Day
Can't We Be Friends – Smith Ballew AHO / Smith Ballew, v.
A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet – Bob Miller's Memphis Orchestra (Berwick) / Rex Blaine, v.
Just Friends – Ben Selvin AHO / Dick Robertson, v.
Segment 2: Irwin Dash
Hinky DInky Parlay Voo – Jan Garber AHO
Dixie Made Us Jazz Band Mad – Eddie Cantor
I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts – Billy Cotton and His Band / Alan Breeze, v.
Segment 3: National Citrullus Latanus Day
Watermelon Smiling On The Vine – Johnny Marvin
By The Watermelon Vine (Lindy Lou) – The Dixie Stars (Bernard & Robinson)
I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight – The Happiness Boys
Segment 4: Kids
The Cutest Kid In Town – Merle Johnston AHO / Chick Bullock, v.
Nobody's Kid – Grey Gull Studio Band / Unidentified, v.
Kids Again – Herman Kenin's Multnomah Hotel Orchestra / Ken Allen-Ted O'Hara-Tom Sandoval, v.
Segment 5: Birthdays
Carefree – Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra / Scrappy Lambert & Billy Hillpot, v.
Out Of Space – Hal Kemp AHO / Nan Wynn, v.
Bye-Bye Pretty Baby – Joe Herlihy AHO / V3 incl. Rudy Vallee
Sunshine Capers – Roy Bargy (Piano Solo)
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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.