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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: March 13, 2013
Appropriatatively for a Tiki Lounge at this special time of year, the theme of this week’s imbibulous and intoxicatious show is partying and alcoholical sprits along with a few things Irish.
Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge is broadcast on Wednesdays, 5-6 pm EDT at: www.radiofairfax.org The show is broadcast live; no recorded shows are archived. Some fans choose to record it on their computers to listen to later. Radio Fairfax also can be heard on Tune In Radio at tunein.com, and can be streamed on smartphones by downloading the Tunein app. It also can be streamed on Roku and Google TV at: http://tinyurl.com/3uqfsz9
1) “Danny Boy” taken from the brilliantly bundled box: Art Tatum – 20th Century Piano Genius, recorded in 1955 at parties at the Beverly Hills home of Warner Brothers Studios musical director and multiple Academy Award nominee & three-time winner Ray Heindorf.
2) “Eileen” performed by Danny Kaye on his Personal Album Radio Show in the late 1940s and which appears on the CD: Kid From Brooklyn.
3) “MacNamara's Band” recorded in 1945 – the year it was composed for Bing Crosby – in a version by Spike Jones & His City Slickers featuring Carl Grayson on Vocal, from the bodacious Box Set: Strictly for Music Lovers.
4) “My Wild Irish Rose,” composed by Chauncey Olcott for the 1899 Broadway musical: A Romance of Athlone, performed during a 1939 radio broadcast by Chick Webb and His Orchestra from the album: Standing Tall, featuring Webb on Drums.
5) “Happiness Is” from the 1966 LP by Clark Terry & Chico O’Farrill: Spanish Rice, with Clark Terry doing the vocal duties, and Chico O’Farrill, who shares both Cuban and Irish ancestors, serving as the Arranger and Conductor of a jazz all-star conclave.
6) “Twelve More Bars to Go” by Wayne Shorter from his 1964 album: Juju, featuring Mr. Shorter on Tenor Sax, McCoy Tyner on Piano, Reggie Workman on Bass and Elvin Jones on Drums.
7) “You Go to My Head,” the 1938 song composed by J. Fred Coots & Haven Gillespie sung by Northern Virginia’s own Lena Seikaly on her CD: Written in the Stars, with Bobby Muncy on Tenor Sax, Nathan Lincoln-DeCusatis on Piano, Tom Baldwin on Bass and David McDonald on Drums.
8) “Jump, Jive, An' Wail” the 1956 recording by the song’s composer and Trumpeter Louis Prima with Keely Smith, taken from the cool compilation also called Jump Jive & Wail.
9) “Sweet and Sour” from the admirable album: Skinny Dip With Don Tiki, featuring Hai Jung on Vocal and Flute.
10) “Give It Back to the Indians,” the Rodgers & Hart song from the 1939 Broadway musical: Too Many Girls, taken from the 1956 debut LP: Meet Mark Murphy.
11) “Shine On (Big Bright Moon, Shine On),” the 1951 song from the collection: Rockin’ in Rhythm – The Best of Ruth Brown.
12) “Leilani” by the Hula Girls from their scintillacious CD: The Curse of the Tiki, with Spike Marble on Vocal and Kevin Bullat on Steel Guitar Lucas Vigor on backing vocals and Bass and Dominic Tucci on Drums.
13) “I'll Die Happy” by Buster Poindexter from his high concept CD: Buster's Happy Hour.
14) Another version of “Danny Boy,” this one taken from a 1964 recording that is included in the Tony Bennett collection called: Jazz, featuring Stan Getz on Tenor Sax, Herbie Hancock on Piano, Ron Carter on Bass and Elvin Jones on Drums.