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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge 11-6-13 Pop & Exotica
Dr. Zarkov
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Posted: 2013-11-07 08:00 am   Permalink

Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 6, 2013

On this week’s show we once again endeavored to penetrate the penumbral plentitude of pop and exotica in all of its effervescent emanations.

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) “The Wonderful World of Aloha” by the famed Hawaiian singer Emma Veary from her righteous retrospective: The Best of Emma, with the orchestra and chorus conducted and arranged by Jack De Mello.

2) “Tomi Tomi,” the 1932 recording by Sol K. Bright and his Hollywaiians, taken from the collection: Vintage Hawaiian Music – The Great Singers: 1928-1934.

3) “Seabreeze (Puamana)” by Keola Beamer, sung and performed on Slack-Key Guitars by Keola and his brother Kapono Beamer on their 1976 LP: Honolulu City Lights.

4) “Cute” by Benny Chong from his CD: Ukulele Jazz – Live in Concert in Hilo, Hawaii, recorded live at the Palace, with Chong on Ukulele and Brian Yasui on Bass.

5) The composition by Charles E. King titled “King's Serenade (Imi au Ia Oe)” performed by Les Paul and Mary Ford on their 1959 LP: Lover's Luau.

6) “Gypsy in My Soul,” the 1937 song that was composed by Clay Boland and Moe Jaffe for the 50th anniversary of the University of Pennsylvania Mask and Wig Show, recorded by Arthur Lyman on his 1959 album: Leis of Jazz, featuring Lyman on Vibes, John Kramer on Bass and Alan Soares on Piano.

7) “Diminushing” recorded in 1947 by the French gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and found on his rigorous retrospective: Only the Best, featuring Stephane Grappelli on Violin.

8) “No Huhu!” by the Ukulele Club de Paris from their ambitious album: Manuia!

9) “Ina,” the recording in the late 1940s by Toti’s Tahitians. Toti started his musical career in Tahiti and then moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, to perform at Don the Beachcomber’s there, later moving to Ft. Lauderdale where he performed at the Mai-Kai Restaurant until his retirement in 1982. This appears on the historical document: Vintage Hawaiian Treasures, Volume Three – Tahitian Drums & Dances.

10) “B.C. 1675 (The "Gillette" Conga Drum Jingle),” the television commercial recorded by the composer and electronic instruments inventor Raymond Scott in 1957 and later used in a 1962 Advertising Age convention lecture he gave, from the collection named after his studio and company: Manhattan Research Inc.

11) “Pampas Prairie” by Truus a/k/a Gertruda de Groot, on her CD: Rancho Exotica.

12) “An Occasional Man,” composed in 1955 by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane, found on the adiposal album: Don Tiki Adulterated, in a version reimagined by Keith Kandell, featuring Don Tiki band member Hai Jung on Vocal.

13) “Coronation” by Les Baxter and His Orchestra from the early 1950s LP: Ritual of the Savage (Le Sacre du Savage).

14) “Key Largo,” The song by Benny Carter, Karl Suessdorf and Leah Worth for the Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Becall 1948 movie of the same name, from the bodacious Box Set: Benny Carter – The Music Master, in a version recorded in 1952 by Mr. Carter on Alto Sax Oscar Peterson on Piano; Barney Kessel on Guitar; Ray Brown on String Bass; and Buddy Rich on Drums.

15) “Percussion at Work” by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra from the from the 1957 LP also named Percussion at Work, probably originally intended to be used as a stereo test record for use in hi-fi equipment stores. Featured were Andre Previn on Piano; Larry Bunker on Vibes & Tympani; Laurindo Almeida on Guitar; Joe Mondragon on Bass; Jack Costanzo on Bongos and Shelly Manne on Drums.

16) “The Enchanted Sea” taken from the choleric collection: The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny.

17) “Opus Z” composed by Mary Lou Williams and Herb Nichols, recorded by Ms. Williams in 1951 and released in 1957 on the LP: Ladies of Jazz: Mary Lou Williams & Barbara Carroll, with Carl Pruitt on Bass and Bill Clark on Drums.



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lucas vigor
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Posted: 2013-11-07 09:43 am   Permalink

lots of great stuff here!

one minor quibble...it's Byron Yasui...not Brian!

I love Benny Chong!









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Dr. Zarkov
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Posted: 2013-11-13 3:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-11-07 09:43, lucas vigor wrote:
lots of great stuff here!

one minor quibble...it's Byron Yasui...not Brian!

I love Benny Chong!









I stand corrected. Sometimes the print on CD covers is so small -- it's one reason I miss LPs. The CD, which was self-produced by Benny Chong, was a gift from a friend. Unfortunately, I have never enjoyed the privilege of seeing him perform live.

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