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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge 11-14-12: Birthdays!
Dr. Zarkov
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Posted: 2012-11-14 9:10 pm   Permalink

Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 14, 2012

On this week’s show we continued with one of our regular monthly celebrations of the birthdays of just some of the fine musical artists who slipped onto this mortal coil during the numinous month of November.

Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge is broadcast on Wednesdays, 5-6 pm EDT at:
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1) “Misty,” the Erroll Garner composition performed by our Birthday Boy, the ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro on his 2006 recording: Gently Weeps.

2) “St. Louis Blues,” the song written by our Birthday Celebrant W.C. Handy performed by Felix Mendelssohn & His Hawaiian Serenaders from their anthology: Crazy Rhythm Hawaiian Swing.

3) The Portuguese dance “Kohala Charmarita” performed by birthday boy George Kuo from his CD: O Ke Aumoe – Night of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar.

4) “You” by Birthday Boy Robert Drasnin, from his 1959 LP: Voodoo, taken from the collection: Return to Paradise: A History of Exotica.

5) “Limehouse Blues,” The song composed in 1922 by Douglas Furber and Philip Braham for Gertrude Lawrence, in a version recorded in 1941 by Clarinetist Sidney Bechet and included on the CD: Perdido Street Blues, featuring Henry “Red” Allen on Trumpet and our Birthday Celebrant Willie “The Lion” Smith on Piano.

6) “One, Two, Button Your Shoe” the Arthur Johnson and Johnny Burke song from the album: The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 2: 1936, recorded by Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra, featuring Birthday Boy Bunny Berrigan on Trumpet, Clyde Hart on Piano, Irving Fazola on Clarinet, & Dick McDonough on Guitar, Artie Bernstein on Bass and Cozy Cole on Drums and the bit of dialog with Lady Day.

7) “The Moten Stomp” composed by our Birthday Boy Benny Moten and performed by famed orchestra leader Fletcher Henderson, from the 1938 recording included on his self-titled collection.

8) “Something I Dreamed Last Night,” composed by Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen and Herbert Magidson, sung by Anita O’Day in 1950, accompanied by Jack Pleis & His Orchestra, including Doc Severinson & Charlie Shavers on Trumpet, and our Birthday celebrant Teddy Wilson on Piano, from the CD Box Set: Young Anita.

9) “Beyond the Blue Horizon” recorded in 1944 by the Coleman Hawkins Quintet, from the CD collection: Swingin’ With Buck, featuring Birthday Boys Buck Clayton on Trumpet and Teddy Wilson on Piano along with Coleman Hawkins on Tenor Sax and Slam Stewart on Humming and Bowed Bass.

10) “Stardust,” the 1929 song by Birthday Boy Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parrish, sung by Lucy Woodward on her CD: Hooked.

11) “Macoris” by our Birthday Boy, the famed percussionist and congas player Carlos “Patato” Valdes, from the Cubanistic compilation: Detlef’s La Isla Bonita Presents Noches Cubanas.

12) “Midnight Sun,” composed by Lionel Hampton and Sonny Burke with lyrics by Birthday Boy Johnny Mercer, recorded in 1960 by our Birthday Girl June Christy for the stereo version of her classic LP: Something Cool, arranged and conducted by Pete Rugolo, featuring Bud Shank on Alto Sax.

13) “Goof and I,” The song composed in1946 by Tenor Sax Player Al Cohn, recorded by our Birthday Boy, the Baritone Sax master Serge Chaloff on his 1956 LP: Blue Serge, including Sonny Clark on Piano; Leroy Vinnegar on String Bass; and Philly Joe Jones on Drums.

14) “I Get a Kick Out of You,” the song composed by Cole Porter for the 1934 broadway musical and the 1936 and 1956 movie versions: Anything Goes, sung by our Birthday Girl on her 1956 LP: Chris Connor, with John Lewis on Piano; Barry Galbraith on Guitar; Oscar Pettiford on Bass and Connie Kay on Drums.

15) “Wee Baby Blues,” the song written by Pete Johnson and Joe Turner, recorded in 1962 by Mark Murphy on his LP: That’s How I Love the Blues, featuring Birthday Boy Roger Kellaway on Piano with Dick Hyman on Organ, Ben Tucker on Bass and Dave Bailey on Drums.

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lucas vigor
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Posted: 2012-11-15 07:18 am   Permalink


On 2012-11-14 21:10, Dr. Zarkov wrote:
Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 14, 2012

7) “The Moten Stomp” composed by our Birthday Boy Benny Moten and performed by famed orchestra leader Fletcher Henderson, from the 1938 recording included on his self-titled collection.

Whoa! Some great songs featured here, but this one especially! The Fletcher Henderson orchestra set the bar very high back in the day!


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