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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: May 22, 2013
On this week’s show we ransacked our repertoire of pop and exotica to wrestle up some righteous riffs and Tiki-istic tunes with a decidedly Asian tinge.
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1) “Awakening of the Lion” performed by the Kumintang Physical Culture Association, taken from the CD: Musics of Hawaii: Anthology of Hawaiian Music – Special Festival Edition.
2) “Wang Wang Blues,” the 1920 song composed by Henry Busse, Gus Mueller and Theron E. "Buster" Johnson, with lyrics by Leo Wood, performed in 1943 by Spike Jones & His City Slickers from the bumptious Box Set: Strictly for Music Lovers, featuring Del Porter on the main vocal duties.
3) “Teriyaki” and the “Diamond Head Hula,” recorded in 1969 by the steel guitar master Jerry Byrd on his LP: Polynesian Suite, accompanied by the Mexico City Symphony Orchestra.
4) “I'll Weave a Lei of Stars for You,” the classic composition by Robert Alex Anderson sung by Emma Veary on her rapturous retrospective: The Best of Emma, with the orchestra and chorus conducted and arranged by Jack De Mello.
5) “Stumbling” by Tak Shindo From his 1960 LP: Accent on Bamboo, taken from the copious collection: Ultra-Lounge Space Capades – Atomic-Age Audities and Hi-Fi Hi-Jinks.
6) “Ringo Oiwake” and “Firecrackers” from the anthemic anthology: The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny.
7) “Bamboo a Go Go” by the Tiki Tiki Bamboooos from their strange CD: Where Is Your Secret Spot?
8) “Grey Jungle Reign” from the amiotic album: The Exoticating Waves of Tiki Joe’s Ocean by Andy Nazzal.
9) “Fellini Satyricon,” composed by Nino Rota for the 1969 Federico Fellini movie of the same name, taken from the collection: Tutto Fellini.
10) “La Valse Hindoue” by Les Primitifs du Futur from their antic album: Tribal Mussette.
11) “Mountain High, Valley Low,” composed by Raymond Scott and Bernie Hanighen for the 1946 Broadway musical: Lute Song, starring Mary Martin and featuring a then-unknown Yul Brynner along with future First Lady Nancy Reagan, heard here from the 1955 version that appeared on the landmark LP: Helen Merrill With Strings, the orchestra arranged and conducted by Richard Hayman, with Hank Jones on Piano, Barry Galbraith on Acoustic Guitar, Milt Hinton on Bass and Sol Gubin on Drums.
12) “In Search of Mei Ting” by The Tikiyaki Orchestra from their superlatitious CD: Aloha, Baby! including Jonpaul Balak on Bass, Jim Bacchi on Electric Guitar and Marty Gusek on Drums & Percussion.
13) “Pau de Arara” by the famed Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete on his 1966 album: Autentico! Bola Sete and His New Brazilian Trio, featuring Sebastiao Neto on Bass and Paulinho on Percussion.
14) “Chan,” the 1967 recording by Tito Puente taken from his regal retrospective: El Rey.
15) Fury Eyes” by The Creatures from their 1989 CD: Boomerang, featuring Siouxsie Sioux on Vocal with hubby Budgie on Drums and Various Instruments.
16) “Interlude,” by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra, from the 1956 recording: Adventures in Rhythm, originally composed for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, and here featuring Harry Klee and Bud Shank on Flutes, and Barney Kessel on Guitar.
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