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, "The Queen of Tin Pan Alley," Bernice Petkere, gets her very own segment. And we'll also do some floating, celebrate the birthday of Harry Akst, suffer some nightmares and have a :pity party."
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: A Nightmare of Coconut Crabs
Tap Dancer's Nightmare – Jimmy Dorsey AHO
The Nightmare – Clyde McCoy AHO
Mr. Reynard's Nightmare – Ambrose AHO
Segment 2: A Float of Crocodiles
Floatin' Down To Cotton Town – Fats Waller and His Rhythm / Fats Waller, v.
Floating On A Bubble – Abe Lyman AHO / Sonny Schuyler, v.
Floating Through The Air – Savoy Orpheans / Cyril Ramon Newton, v.
Segment 3: Harry Akst
I've Got The Joys – Lanin's Southern Serenaders
Guilty – Ted Wallace and His Campus Boys / Elmer Feldkamp and Ed Kirkeby, v.
There Is A Happy Land – Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra
Segment 4: Bernice Petkere
Lullaby Of The Leaves – George Olsen and His Music / Vocal Sextet
Close Your Eyes – Ruth Etting
It's All So New To Me – Hal Kemp AHO / Bob Allen, v.
Stay Out Of My Dreams – Ramona and Her Grand Piano
Segment 5: A Pitying of Turtledoves
Isn't It A Pity – Eddy Duchin and His Central Park Casino Orchestra / Lew Sherwood, v.
City Pity Me – Harry Roy and His Cafe Anglais Orchestra / Ivor Moreton, v.
Please Pity My Heart – Mills Blue Rhythm Band / Chuck Richards, 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.