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 edition of the show, we're going to look to the sky, have a vocabulary lesson, hear some songs about Eskimos and celebrate the birthdays of Harry Link and Smith Ballew. Once again, a number of records on this edition of the show are making their RRR debut. As always, just click on the link below to listen streaming online and/or download the show. Your comments, requests and topic suggestions are always welcome. What is your favorite record on this week's show??
Enjoy the show!
Here's the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Ineffable
Too Wonderful For Words – Ipana Troubadors / Irving Kaufman, v.
Too Marvelous For Words – Eddy Duchin AHO / Jerry Cooper, v.
Too Beautiful For Words – Ted Fio Rito AHO / Muzzy Marcellino & The Fiorettes, v.
Segment 2: Eskimo Pie
Humoreskimo – Cliquot Club Eskimos / Tom Stacks, v.
Eskimo Rag – Billy Murray
The Eskimo Song – Charles Fulcher AHO
Don't Be Like An Eskimo – Joe Haymes AHO / Cliff Wetterau, v.
Segment 3: A bit of sky
High Up In The Sky – Bert Maddison and His Dance Orchestra / Tom Barratt, v.
Blue Sky Avenue – Ted Weems AHO / Red Ingle, v.
Playground In The Sky – Ben Selvin AHO / Lewis James & Franklyn Baur, v.
Segment 4: Harry Link
I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling – Gene Austin
By My Side – Lee Morse and Her Bluegrass Blys / Lee Morse, v.
You're The One I Care For – Ruth Etting
Segment 5: Smith Ballew
Campus Capers – Ted Wallace and His Campus Boys / Smith Ballew, v.
Drifting On To Avalon – Joe Green's Marimba Band / Smith Ballew, v.
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Smith Ballew Orchestra / Smith Ballew, 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.