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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: July 6, 2011
The theme of this week’s show was a celebration of that hearty Hawaiian pastime – surfing, including songs about it, some of the most epic surf guitar music as well as a few putataive and prototypical influences on that musical genre.
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1) “The Lonely Surfer” by Jack Nitzsche from the collection: Big Waves – Five Decades of Surf Rock.
2) “Down by the Ocean, Down by the Sea” by Troy Fernandez from his CD: Ride Time.
3) “Hawaiian Rhapsody” by Splash Lyons from the CD: Duke Kahanamoku Presents a Beachboy Party With Waltah Clarke, Recorded live on the beach on Waikiki in 1963.
4) “Let's Go Trippin'” from the anthology: King of the Surf Guitar: The Best of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones, which is credited as the first surf record. It was released in September 1961, two months before the Beach Boys released their single: “Surfin’.”
5) “Miki's Lush Beehive” by The Mermen from their CD:The Amazing California Health and Happiness Road Show.
6) “Na Hoa He'e Nalu” by Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Great Ray Kane, his tribute to surfers’ bonds with the sea, found on his 1998 CD: Wa'ahila.
7) “Mission Impossible” by Laika & The Cosmonauts from the collection: Surf Guitar Greats – One Dozen Surf-Rock Instrumentals.
“The Savage” the 1961 recording by U.K. group, The Shadows from their collection: 30 All Time Greatest Hits.
9) The surf guitar classic “Sleepwalk” by The Brian Setzer Orchestra from their CD: The Dirty Boogie.
10) “Sweet Baby of Mine” the 1956 Ruth Brown hit, from the anthology: Rockin’ in Rhythm – The Best of Ruth Brown, with a guitar break the presaged the surf guitar style.
11) “Slippery When Wet” by The Bud Shank Quartet, the theme to the 1959 movie about surfing of the same name, with Bud Shank on Flute; Billy Bean on Electric Guitar; Gary Peacock on String Bass; and Chuck Flores on Drums. Recorded in 1959.
12) “Loophole” by The Royal Coachmen from the collection: Lost Legends of Surf Guitar, Volume 1, Big Noise From Waimea!
13) “Wish on My Star” by Jake Shimabukuro from his CD: Gently Weeps, With Jennifer Perri on vocal, Yasuharu Nakanishi on piano and the Udal Shikia String Quartet.
14) “Out of Limits” by The Ventures from their 1963 LP: Ventures in Space [From the CD: The Ventures Play Telstar, the Lonely Bull & Others/ Ventures in Space].
15) “Turquoise and Copper” by Smoke & Mirrors from their 2003 CD: The Perfume of Creosote: Desert Exotica Part 1.
16) “Hawaiian Surfriding” by the Quebecois group, Le Mai Tai Orchestra from their 2009 CD: I Found My Wahine.
17) “Pele's Tears” by the Glasgow Tiki Shakers from their CD: New California Surf Music.