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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: March 27, 2013
On this week’s show we continued one of our regular monthly celebrations of the birthdays of just some of the superbaltistic musical artists who slipped onto this mortal coil during the magnificacious month of March.
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1) “Hilo March,” composed by Henri Berger, the Royal Bandmaster of the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1872, when he was loaned to King Kamehameha V by Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany, performed by our Birthday Boy on his rigorous retrospective: Sol Hoopii in Hollywood – His First Recordings 1925, when he was part of the Waikiki Hawaiian Trio.
2) “Po Mahina (In the Moonlight),” the 1942 song by Charles E. King, taken from the recording: The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band, Vol. 2, with Gabby on Vocal 12-String and Steel Guitars; his son Bla Pahinui, Leland "Atta" Isaacs & Sonny Chillingworth on Guitars; son Cyril Pahinui on Banjo and our Birthday Boy Ry Cooder on Tiple, which is a 4-string Guitar.
3) “Sorry” the song written by Howdy Quicksell, in a 1927 recording featuring March Birthday Boy Bix Beiderbecke on Cornet from his collection: In a Mist, featuring Birthday Boy Pee Wee Russell on Clarinet and Bill Rank on Trombone.
4) “Shadow of Love” and “The Enchanted Reef” by Birthday Boy Les Baxter from his 1963 LP: The Soul of Drums.
5) “Baltimore Oriole” sung and composed by Hoagy Carmichael with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, from the 1956 album: Hoagy Sings Carmichael Arranged and Conducted by our March Birthday Celebrant Johnny Mandel, spotlighting Harry “Sweets” Edison on Trumpet.
6) “Ol' Man River (Smoke a Little Tea),” the 1938 side cut by Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters from the antiquarian anthology: Reefer Madness -- A Collection of Vintage Drug Songs, 1927-1945, which was actually the disguised Duke Ellington Band, featuring the Duke on Piano, Birthday Boy Barney Bigard on Clarinet, Joe Norton on Trombone, Johnny Hodges on Soprano and Alto Saxes, Fred Guy on Guitar, Billy Taylor on Bass and Sonny Greer on Drums.
7) “Every Time We Say Goodbye,” the Cole Porter song from the 1944 Broadway musical: Seven Lively Arts, performed in 1944 by the songstress Maxine Sullivan, from her careful compilation: Say It With a Kiss, with Teddy Wilson Quintet, including Teddy Wilson on Piano, our Birthday Boy Red Norvo on Vibes, Charlie Shavers on Trumpet, the other Billy Taylor on Bass and Morey Field on Drums.
8) “The New Symphony Sid,” Lester Young’s tribute tune honoring the famed New York Jazz DJ Symphony Sid Torin decked out with lyrics sung by our March Birthday Celebrant King Pleasure from his album: Interpretation of Moods.
9) “Don Cha Go ’Way Mad” by Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack from their CD: Hawaiian Swing with our Birthday Boy, the Big Kahuna himself, Matt Catingub on Vocal and Piano (2:58).
10) “I've Got You Under My Skin” by our Birthday Girl Keely Smith & Louis Prima from the anthropological anthology: Cole Porter – A Great American Songwriter, originally composed for the 1936 movie: Born to Dance.
11) “All the Way” Jimmy Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn composed for the 1957 Frank Sinatra movie: The Joker Is Wild, taken from the 1963 album by our Birthday Celebrant Wes Montgomery, Pretty Blue.
12) “Chiclete Com Banana” sung by our Birthday Girl Eliane Elias from her CD: Around the City, featuring Oscar Castro-Neves on Guitar.
13) “É Com Esse Que Eu Vou” by Birthday Girl Elis Regina from the carioca collection: Samba Brasil.
14) “Dindi” by our Birthday Girl Flora Purim from her 1973 LP: Butterfly Dreams, produced by March Birthday Boy Orrin Keepnews.
15) “Las Ninas” by our Birthday Boy Bob Brozman from his CD recorded with his friends, the late Mike Auldridge and David Grisman titled: Tone Poems III – The Sounds of Great Slide & Resophonic Instruments.
16) “S Wonderful,” the George & Ira Gershwin song from the 1927 Broadway musical: Funny Face which was also used in the 1957 movie version and in the Gene Kelly 1951 movie: An American In Paris, sung by our Birthday Girl Stacey Kent from her CD: Let Yourself Go – Celebrating Fred Astaire, featuring her husband Jim Tomlinson on Tenor Sax and David Newton on Piano, with Simon Thorpe on Bass and Steve Brown on Drums.