Welcome to Rapidly Rotating Records, bringing you vintage music to which you can’t *not* tap your toes, from rapidly rotating 78 RPM records of the 1920s and’30s.
Welcome to Rapidly Rotating Records, bringing you vintage music to which you can’t *not* tap your toes, from rapidly rotating 78RPM records of the 1920s and’30s.
This week it’s a special 4th of July edition of the show. Each segment will focus on something associated with our Independence Day celebrations such as marches, parades, picnics and Yankee Doodle. The final segment is all about the reason for the holiday, America. Several records on this week’s show are making their RRR debut, so let us know which is your favorite.
RRR is also available as a podcast on iTunes. Simply enter Rapidly Rotating Records in the iTunes search box and a link to the show will appear. Our iTunes ID has changed, and is now https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapidly-rotating-records/id1166703514. Unfortunately, with the change, we lost all of the comments and ratings for the podcast. If you use iTunes, please subscribe to the podcast and leave a rating and comment. THANK YOU!
The Rapidly Rotating Records telephone request line is waiting for your call! In addition to sending cards or letters, sending email, or posting to the the show’s website or facebook page, you can now call in to request a particular artist, song or topic segment, leave feedback about the show, or ask questions or comment about the music. Of course, I’d be happy if you just call in to say “Hi!” and let me know you’re out there listening. Listen to the show for the easy-to-remember number.
We’re also proud and happy to now be rebroadcast over Global Community Radio! We’re on GCR’s music channel GRC-2 and can be heard on the University of Wisconsin’s station WRST-FM 90.3 in Oshkosh at www.wrst.org Saturday mornings at 8 AM (Eastern). Wwe’re also now heard on WXDR, 98.9, in New Orleans, Louisiana. WXDR, known on the air as Dolphin Radio, is the student station at Delgado Community College at 7:00 AM (Central). You can find out more about Global Community Radio at globalcommunityradio.blogspot.com.
As always, just click on the link below to instantly listen streaming online and/or download the show. A number of records are making their RRR debut and your comments, topic suggestions and requests are always welcome. Let us know what your favorite record is by posting a comment to the website or to our Facebook page.
Enjoy the show!
Here’s the complete playlist:
Segment 1: Marches
March Of The Old Guard – Columbia Photo Players (Ben Selvin) / The Crooners, v.
American Patrol – George Hamilton Green
Under The Double Eagle – Blue Ridge Highballers
General Pershing – The Pryor Band, Conducted by Arthur Pryor
Segment 2: Parades
Tin Pan Parade – Levee Loungers (Willard Robison) / Deep River Quintette, v.
My Love Parade – Columbia Photo Players (Ben Selvin) / Smith Ballew, v.
I Love A Parade – Harry Richman
Segment 3: Yankee Doodle
The Yankee Doodle Blues – Broadway Dance Orchestra
I Want A Girl From Yankee Doodle Town – Billy Murray
Yankee Doodle Never Went To Town – Benny Goodman AHO / Helen Ward, v.
I Want To Hear A Yankee Doodle Tune – George M. Cohan
Segment 4: Picnics
Picnic For Two – Waring’s Pennsylvanians / Nelson Keller, Clare Hanlon, Tom Waring, v.
Picnic Time – Al Bernard & Ernest Hare
Teddy Bears’ Picnic – The Pryor Band, Conducted by Arthur Pryor
Segment 5: America
America, I Love You – American Quartet
Liberty Bell March – Sousa’s Band
(Ev’rything Is Gonna Be) O. K. America – Art Kassel and His Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra
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