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This week we took an extended excursion into the wilds of exotica and exotica-tinged music featuring singers, even if sometimes they were in the form of wordless choruses (e.g., Esquivel’s “zhu-zhu” singers).
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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: August 17, 2011
1) “Lady of the Nile” from the anthology: Sol Hoopii in Hollywood – His First Recordings 1925, featuring the Waikiki Hawaiian Trio, with Dave Mahuka on vocals and Sol Hoopii on lap steel guitar.
2) “Drip, Drip, Drip (Sloppy Lagoon),” the 1945 song by Spike Jones & His City Slickers from the Box Set: Strictly for Music Lovers, with Del Porter on the vocal.
3) “Mayari” Yma Sumac from the collection: Queen of Exotica.
4) “You” by Robert Drasnin from the CD: Voodoo! – The Exotic Sounds of Robert Drasnin, with vocals by Sally Terri.
5) “La Java Viennoise” By the Les Primitifs du Futur from their recording: World Musette, with Daniel Huck & Isabelle Vandel on vocals, Fay Lovsky on Theremin & Jean-Michel Davis on xylophone.
6) “Cubano Chant” from the collection: The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny.
7) “A Felicidade” by the Les Baxter Orchestra & Chorus, from the 1966 LP: Brazil, Now. Originally from the movie: Black Orpheus. [CD: The Colors of Brazil & African Blue]
8) “Beautiful Carnation” by the Hula Honeys from their CD: Girl Talk, featuring Ginger Johnson on baritone ukulele, acoustic guitar & vocals, Robyn Kneubuhl on tenor ukulele & vocals.
9) “Lullaby of the Leaves” the 1960 song by Ray Martin & His Orchestra from the compilation: The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 3: The Stereo Action Dimension.
10) “Where What or When” the 1955 song from the collection: Songs by Kay Starr.
11) “Calcutta” the 1962 tune from the anthology: The Ventures Play Telstar, the Lonely Bull & Others/Ventures in Space.
12) “The Rising Surf” by Richie Allen & The Pacific Surfers from the anthology: Surf Wax: Songs of the Beach.
13) “Nightingale (Ruisenor)” by Esquivel from the Box Set: Space-Age Cocktail Lounge.
14) “Jungle Love Chant” from the CD: Kirby Allan Presents…Chaino: Africana & Beyond! – Spellbinding Primitive Rhythms by Chaino, Percussion Genius of Africa.
15) “Chigadaging” by the Ukulele Club de Paris from their recording: Manuia!
16) “Teardrop Butterfly” by Praful from the CD Box Set: Essential Lounge, Disc 1 – South Beach Lounge.