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.
On Saturday, May 20, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles will host the 15th annual Avalon Ball in the Catalina Casino Ballroom. Complete information is on the Society's website at www.adsla.org. And in honor of the Avalon Ball, we're going to several balls on this week's show. We're also going to lie down and go to sleep, celebrate the birthdays of J. Fred Coots and Vic Berton and look for a glimmer of hope. 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: Clinomania
Lay Me Down To Sleep In Carolina – Sam Lanin's Troubadors / Radio Imps, v.
I Lay Me Down To Sleep – Ramona and Her Grand Piano
Pick Me Up And Lay Me Down In Dear Old Dixieland – Happy Six
Segment 2: The Avalon Ball
Charleston Ball – Six Jumping Jacks
Story Book Ball – Dixie Rhythm Kings
Belle Of The Barber's Ball – Billy Murray & Ada Jones
Grandma's Ball – Johnny Dodds' Chicago Footwarmers
Segment 3: Vic Berton
Boneyard Shuffle – Red Nichola and His Five Pennies
Blue Evening Blues – Romance of Harmony Orchestra
Imitations Of You – Vic Berton AHO / Chick Bullock, v.
Segment 4: J. Fred Coots
Better Think Twice – Harry Roy AHO from the Mayfair Hotel / Harry Roy, v.
'Round Evening – Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra / Smith Ballew, v.
Not Yet, Suzette – Brooke Johns Orchestra / Brooke Johns, v.
Segment 5: Hope
Tell Me There's Hope For Me – Art Gillham
In My Little Hope Chest – Smith Ballew AHO / Frances Shelley, v.
I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music – Frank Trumbauer AHO / Jack Teagarden, v.
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