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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: June 26, 2013
On this week’s show we celebrated the birthdays of a mob of magical musical artists who shuffled onto this mortal coil during the joyous and jubilant month of June.
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1) “Pluckin' the Bass” from the Box Set: Cab Calloway & His Orchestra, Volume 2, 1939-1940, Chu Berry on Tenor Sax, Cozy Cole on Drums, Dizzy Gillespie and Birthday Boy Doc Cheatham on Trumpet and the June born Milt Hinton on Bass.
2) “This Heart of Mine,” composed by Harry Warren & Arthur Freed for the 1946 Movie: Ziegfield Follies, where it was introduced by Fred Astaire, performed here by Maxine Sullivan in 1944 and appearing on her on her concupiscent collection: The “Le Ruban Bleu” Years – The Complete Recordings 1944-49, accompanied by Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra, featuring Mr. Wilson on Piano, Red Norvo on Vibes, Charlie Shavers on Trumpet, Al Hall on Bass and Birthday Boy Specs Powell on Drums.
3) “Royal Roost Bop” by Alto Sax Genius Charlie Parker from the 1949 radio broadcast recording, Live at the Royal Roost, including Birthday celebrant Lucky Thompson on Tenor Sax along with Buddy Stewart & Dave Lambert on Vocals, Sille Jackson on Vibes, Kenny Dorham on Trumpet; Al Haig on Piano, Tommy Potter on Bass and Max Roach on Drums, introduced by the famed New York Disc Jockey Symphony Sid Torrin.
4) “The Lady Is a Tramp” by Birthday Boy Richard Rodgers and his lyric-writing partner Lorenz Hart from the 1937 Broadway Musical: Babes in Arms and the 1948 Movie: Words and Music, sung by our June Birthday Thrush Lena Horne, taken from the cinematic CD Set: Somewhere Over the Rainbow: The Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals.
5) “Taking a Chance on Love,” by Vernon Duke, John Latouche and Ted Fetter for the 1940 Broadway Musical: Cabin in the Sky, from the 1956 LP by our June Birthday Boy, The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow, including Eddie Costa on Piano and Vinnie Burke on Bass.
6) “Blue Skies” the Irving Berlin song written for the failed 1926 Broadway Show: Betsy, and performed in 1944 by our guitar-slinging Birthday Boy on the collection: The Best of Les Paul: 20th Century Masters (Millennium Collection).
7) “Three Coins in the Fountain,” with lyrics written by our Birthday Celebrant Sammy Cahn and music by Jule Styne for the 1954 movie of the same name, sung by Frank Sinatra accompanied by Birthday Boy Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, and taken from the historical anthology, I've Heard That Song Before: Songs of Jule Styne.
8) “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” composed in 1932 by Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler sung by our Birthday Celebrant Helen Humes with Count Basie & His Orchestra, from the CD Box Set: The Essence of Jazz Vocals.
9) “Where or When,” the tune by Birthday Boy Richard Rodgers and performed by another June Birthday Celebrant, the pianist Erroll Garner on his LP: Concert by the Sea, Recorded in Carmel, California, 1955, accompanied by Eddie Calhoun on Bass and Denzil Best on Drums.
10) “I Can’t Get Started,” the song composed by Vernon Duke and Ira Gershwin for the Broadway Musical: Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, recorded by our Birthday Girl Dakota Staton and taken from the copious compilation: Sweet and Lovely – Capitol’s Great Ladies of Song.
11) “For Hi-Fi Bugs” later called: “Stereo Space Man,” by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra from his 1956 album: Adventures in Sound, with Russ Freeman on Piano, Joe Mondragon on Bass, Ronny Lang on Alto Sax, a 26-year-old Howard Roberts on Electric Guitar and our Birthday Boy Pete Candoli on Trumpet.
12) “A Good Man Is a Seldom Thing,” the Charles DeForest song performed by Chris Connor on her 1966 LP: Chris, accompanied by The Ralph Sharon Group: with Mr. Sharon on Piano, Herbie Mann on Flute, Kai Winding and J.J. Johnson on Trombones, Joe Puma on Electric Guitar, Osie Johnson on Drums and Birthday Boy Milt Hinton on Bass.
13) “O Grande Amor” written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius DeMoraes from the landmark 1967 Stan Getz album: Sweet Rain, featuring Stan Getz on Tenor Sax, Birthday Boy Chick Corea on Piano, Ron Carter on String Bass and Grady Tate on Drums.
14) “You Turned the Tables on Me,” the 1936 song by Louis Alter and Sidney D. Mitchell that had been a big hit for Anita O’Day, sung here by Ann Hampton Callaway on her CD: Signature, her tribute to other singers, with Birthday Celebrant Kenny Barron on Piano, Wynton Marsalis on Trumpet, Dan Block on Clarinet, Frank Wess on Alto Sax, Rodney Jones on Electric Guitar; Ben Wolfe on Bass; and Lewis Nash on Drums.
15) “God Bless the Child,” The 1939 song composed by Billy Holiday and Arthur Herzog Jr., performed by our Birthday Boy Eric Dolphy on Bass Clarinet on his 1961 live recording, Berlin Concerts.
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