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.
Originally broadcast October 24, 2010, on this week's edition of the show we'll celebrate the birthdays of Roger Wolfe Kahn, Annette Hanshaw and Jelly ROll Morton, fulfill some requests and play some hokum. If you're a more recent listener to the show, it's new to you, and of you're a longtime listener but happened to miss this show when it was first aired, then it's new to you, too! And even if you heard it back in '10, that four years ago and it's worth a repeat. As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. And of course, your comments, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Enjoy the show!
Here's the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Roger Wolfe Kahn
Birdie – Roger Wolfe Kahn AHO / Sibyl Sanderson Fagan, whistling
Yankee Rose – Roger Wolfe Kahn AHO
Raquel Meller Medley – Roger Wolfe Kahn AHO
A Little Birdie Told Me So – Roger Wolfe Kahn AHO / Johnny Marvin, v.
Segment 2: Requests
Homesick – Bailey's Lucky Seven / Cliff Edwards, v.
Hollywood – The Ambassadors
Ragtime Cowboy Joe – Bob Roberts
Segment 3: Hokum
Hokum Smokum Yodel Indian Man – The Radio Boys
Hokum – Art Hickman's Orchestra
Hokum Blues – Dallas String Band with Coley Jones / Band, v.
Hokum Stomp – Hokum Boys and Jane Lucas / Hokum Boys and Jane Lucas, v.
Segment 4: Annette Hanshaw
That's You, Baby – Annette Hanshaw
My Inspiration Is You – Annette Hanshaw
Happy Days Are Here Again – Gay Ellis and Her Boys
Segment 5: Jelly Roll Morton
Courthouse Bump – Jelly ROll Morton AHO
Seattle Hunch – Jelly ROll Morton (Piano Solo)
That'll Never Do – Jelly Roll Morton and His Red Hot Peppers
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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.