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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 7, 2012
On today’s show we are going to engage in another exclupatory and exoskeletal exploration of exotica in all its eficacious effluviance. So pour your preferred potable into your most outré tiki mug and settle in to savor some of the sweetest sounds this side of Half Moon Bay.
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1) “Mood Tattooed” from the 1957 LP: Skins! Bongo Party With Les Baxter [CD: Tamboo & Skins] with drums and occasional male vocal interjections by Carlos Vidal.
2) “Seabreeze (Puamana)” by Keola & Kapono Beamer from their 1976 recording: Honolulu City Lights, Composed by Keola Beamer.
3) “Orchids in the Moonlight” by Jerry Byrd from his anthology: Master of the Steel Guitar, Volume One.
4) “Odd Man Out” from the CD: The Forbidden Sounds of Don Tiki.
5) “Polynesian Village Love Theme” by the Tikiyaki Orchestra from their Chyroptic CD: Aloha, Baby!, with Marty Lush on Vibes; Gary Brandin on Steel Guitar; Brian Kassan on Keyboards & Guitar; Jonpaul Balak on Electric Bass; Eddie Cleland on Drums; and Marty Gusek on Drums & Percussion.
6) “The Moon of Manakoora” composed by Frank Loesser & Alfred Newman for the 1937 Dorothy Lamour movie: The Hurricane (although she didn’t sing it in the movie)/ sung here by Alfred Apaka with Danny Stewart’s Hawaiians from the 1964 LP: Hawaiian Favorites.
7) “Thor's Arrival” from the cylonic CD: Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica Presents Third River Rangoon, featuring Brian O’Neill (Mr. Ho), on Vibes Geni Skendo on Flute and Noriko Terada on Percussion.
8) “The Girlfriend of the Whirling Dervish” composed by Harry Warren, Al Dubin & Johnny Mercer for the 1938 movie: Garden Of The Moon, performed here in 1958 by the Markko Polo Adventurers taken from the collection: The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 2: Mallets in Wonderland.
9) “Troublant Bolero” recorded by Django Reinhardt in 1951 in Paris from the anthology: Only the Best, recorded with La Orchestra Symphonique National.
10) “Tropicadelica” by Ursula 1000 from the CD: Mondo Beyondo, featuring Natalia Clavier on vocal.
11) The classic by Cuban composer Ernesto Leucuona, “Jungle Drums,” performed by Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf Astoria Orchestra, with Lina Romay on Vocal, taken from the CD Box Collection: South of the Border – Greatest Latin Hits.
12) “Peanut Vendor,” The 1927 song composed by Cuban musician Moises Simons, which started the Rumba craze in the U.S., recorded in 1951 and taken from the 1954 anthemic anthology: Chico O'Farrill – The Complete Norman Granz Recordings, featuring Rene Hernandez on Piano; Candido.
13) “A Rose for David,” written in honor of the famed composer David Rose and conducted by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra from the Adventures in Sound album. Barney Kessel on guitar, Milt Bernhart On Trombone and Larry Bunker On Percussion.
14) “Bom Dia Rio (Posto 6)” by BossaCucaNova from their 2004 CD: Uma Batida Diferente.
15) “Mau Mau,” the song composed by Art Farmer and Quincy Jones, performed by trumpeter Art Farmer on his 1963 recording: Soft Shoe, featuring Jimmy Cleveland on Trombone; Cliff Solomon on Tenor Sax; Oscar Estell on Baritone Sax; Quincy Jones on Piano; Monk Montgomery on Bass and Scott Johnson on Drums.