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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: July 24, 2013
On this week’s show we once again plunged into the penumbra of pop and exotica in all of its effluvial effervescence.
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1) “Whirlwind” by San Francisco native Otto Cesana taken from the copious collection: Space-Age Cocktail Lounge.
2) “Haiti” performed in 1934 by Josephine Baker on the antique anthology: Exotique.
3) “Come to Me” composed By Robert Allan and Peter Lind Hayes, sung by Mark Murphy on his 1959 LP: Hip Parade, with Larry Bunker on Vibes, Jimmy Rowles on Piano Joe Mondragon on Bass and Mel Lewis on Drums.
4) “Chuncho (The Forest Creatures)” taken from the rapturous retrospective: The Ultimate Yma Sumac Collection, composed by Madame Sumac’s canonical husband, Moises Vivanco.
5) “How Deep Is the Ocean How High Is the Sky,” the 1932 song by Irving Berlin recorded in 1959 by Machito and his Orchestra from the collection: El Padrino.
6) “Flame Tree” by the Les Baxter Orchestra & Chorus from their 1967 LP: African Blue.
7) “Taboo” the 1941 song performed by the Lecuona Rhythm Boys, taken from the complimentary compilation: South of the Border – Greatest Latin Hits.
8) “Drums of Asiko” recorded by Asiko, from the creditable collection: Essential Lounge – South Beach Lounge.
9) “La Rosita” by Alvino Rey and the King Sisters from the serendipitous set: So You’re the One! From Sweet to Swing, featuring Alvino Rey on Steel Guitar.
10) “Blue Velvet (Smitty Remix),” a version of the famed 1950 song composed by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris featuring the Lawrence Welk Orchestra, from the choleric collection: The Ultra Lounge – Succulent Chilled Beats.
11) “Drivin’ Around the Block” by Dickie Farrell from his 1960 LP: Drums and More Drums, on the collection: Ultra-Lounge Space Capades – Atomic-Age Audities and Hi-Fi Hi-Jinks.
12) “Uzbekian Dance” by Oleg Kostrow, taken from the Cossack compilation: Russkie Wig-Out! Surf/Electro/Exotica From Behind the Iron Curtain.
13) “Hawaii's Not That Far Away” by the Hula Girls from their scintillacious CD: The Curse of the Tiki, with Spike Marble on Vocals and Electric Guitar, Gary Brandin on Steel Guitar, Lucas Vigor on Bass and Dominic Tucci on Drums & Percussion.
14) “Singapore Swing” by The Tikiyaki Orchestra from their righteous release: Swingin’ Sounds for the Jungle Jetset!
15) “Fire Down Below,” composed by Milton Leeds and Ned Washington for the 1957 movie of the same name starring Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum and Jack Lemmon in an early non-comedic role, Recorded in 1955 at the Henry J. Kaiser Aluminum Geodesic Dome, Honolulu, by Arthur Lyman and appearing on his LP: The Legend of Pele.
16) “Moon Mist” by Kava Kon from their august album: Departure Exotica.