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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: January 9, 2013
On this week’s show we marked the birthday celebration of my beloved and beautiful wife, Elinor, by featuring some of her favorite dance music, including a number of songs she has selected over the years as well as several tracks that were simply dedicated to her most excellent existence in my life.
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1) Soundbite intro and “A Wondrous Place” Marshall Crenshaw from his 1996 CD: Miracle of Science.
2) “Let's Face the Music and Dance,” composed by Irving Berlin/ for the 1936 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie: Follow The Fleet, from the 1956 LP: Pick Yourself Up With Anita O’Day, featuring Harry “Sweets” Edison on Trumpet; Larry Bunker on Vibes; Paul Smith on Piano; Barney Kessel on Guitar; Joe Mondragon on String Bass and Alvin Stoller on Drums.
3) “Cut the Jazz” by De-Phazz from their 2001 deeply cut CD: Detunized Gravity, Produced by Pit Baumgartner.
4) “Holler” by Tangle Eye, including 1947-48 recordings of “Whoa Buck” by C.B. “88” Cook, taken from the album: Alan Lomax's Southern Journey Remixed, a project of New Orleans-based producers Steve Reynolds and Scott Billington. The musicians include Meters bassist George Porter, Jr., Galactic guitarist Jeff Raines, pianist Henry Butler, old-time fiddler Dirk Powell, bluesman Corey Harris, keyboard work from Davell Crawford, trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and bluegrass Dobro virtuoso Rob Ickes.
5) “VooDoo” by The Neville Brothers from their iconic album: Yellow Moon, produced by Daniel Lanois with Aaron Neville on Lead Vocals & Keyboards; Art Neville on Vocals & Keyboards; Charles Neville on Backing Vocals, Saxes & Percussion; Cyril Neville on Vocals & Percussion; Brian Stolz on Backing Vocals & Guitars; Tony Hall on Backing Vocals & Bass; and Willie Green on Drums & Chinese Drum.
6) “Alligator Stomp” by The Cramps from their righteous recording: Look Ma, No Head.
7) “Ámame Mamá (Club Remix)” by Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca from their album: Ay Valeria!
8) “Soudan Minitara” by the Moroccan musicians Hassan Hakmoun and Zahar, taken from the soundtrack recording: Long Way Down.
9) “Afro Blue,” the composition by Mongo Santamaria and Oscar Brown Jr. sung by Dianne Reeves on her auspicious album: I Remember, featuring Justo Almario on Sax.
10) “Awoyo” by the master musician and priestess in the Afro-Cuban religion called Lucumi, Bobi Cespedes, taken from her CD: Rezos.
11) “Enriqueta” by Ruben Gonzalez from the Cubanissimo compilation: Hecho en Cuba, Volume 2.
12) “Come Candela” by Mongo Santamaria from the CD: Live at Jazz Alley, recorded in 1990, featuring Mongo Santamaria on Congas, Ray Vega on Trumpet, Bobby Porcelli on Flute, Bob Quaranta on Piano, Bernie Minoso on Bass and John Andreu Almendra on Drums & Timbales.