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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 20, 2013
On this week’s show we celebrated the birthdays of just some of the fine musical artists nudged onto this earthly realm during the numinous month of November.
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1) “Stars and Stripes Forever,” composed by our November Birthday Boy John Phillip Sousa in 1896, and “Sweethearts on Parade,” written in 1929 by Carmen Lombardo, recorded in 1936 by Bill Tapia on ukulele and Guitar with Jake Carter on Bass, featured on Tapia’s 2002 CD: Tropical Swing.
2) “Ke 'Ala Ka'u I Honi” sung by our Birthday Girl, Linda Dela Cruz from the anthology: Territorial Airwaves – Radio Hula.
3) “Grandma's Groove” performed by our Birthday Boy, the ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro on his album: Gently Weeps.
4) “Old Hi’ilawe” recorded by our natal celebrant George Kuo on his CD: O Ke Aumoe – Night of the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar.
5) “Roll'Em Pete” the 1938 performance by our November Birthday Boy Joe Turner, taken from the copacetic compilation: The Prewar Blues Story – 1926-1943.
6) “I Can't Get Started,” written by Vernon Duke and Ira Gershwin for the Broadway musical: Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, sung and performed on trumpet in 1937 by our Birthday Celebrant Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra and found on the righteous retrospective: The Pied Piper, 1934-1940.
7) “Ain’t There Anyone Here for Love?” composed by Harold Adamson and our Natal Luminary Hoagy Carmichael, sung by Jane Russell in the 1953 Movie: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and taken from the anthemic anthology: The Diva Collection – The Hollywood Ladies Sing!
8) “Shrimp Boats” composed by our Birthday Girl Jo Stafford and her husband Paul Weston, which was a huge hit for her when she sang it in 1951, this version taken from the comedic compilation: Music! Music! Music! For the Fun of It – Essential Collection.
9) “Sambalerro” by November Birthday Celebrant Robert Drasnin, from his exotical excursion: Voodoo II – More Exotic Sounds of Robert Drasnin.
10) “The Gypsy in My Soul,” composed in 1937 by Clay Boland & Moe Jaffe for the 50th anniversary of the University of Pennsylvania Mask and Wig Show, sung by our Birthday Girl June Christy on her 1958 LP: June’s Got Rhythm, arranged by her husband Bob Cooper with Russ Freeman on Piano.
11) “Hershey Bar,” the 1950 composition by our Birthday Boy Johnny Mandel, written for the tenor saxophonist Stan Getz and recorded by him in 1951 live at George Wein’s Boston club, Storyville, featuring Jimmy Raney on Electric Guitar, Al Haig on Piano, Teddy Kotick on Bass and Tiny Kahn on Drums, taken from the album: Stan Getz At Storyville – Volumes 1 & 2.
12) “Out of This World” by Harold Arlen and Birthday Boy Johnny Mercer for the 1945 movie of the same name, sung by our November Birthday Girl Chris Connor on her 1966 LP titled: Chris, accompanied by the bassist Vinnie Burke’s Quintet.
13) “Mood One” composed by Birthday Boy John Barry for the Chappell Recorded Music Library in the 1950s, years before he wrote the James Bond Theme. Music library recordings were and are still used as stock music to be inserted into films and television shows. This was found on the seriously strange CD compilation: Music for Gracious Living.
14) “Body and Soul” composed by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton & Johnny Green, written in London for Gertrude Lawrence, introduced in the U.S. In 1930 in the Broadway revue: Three’s a Crowd, taken from the 1955 LP: Boston Blow-Up by our Birthday Boy Baritone Sax Master Serge Chaloff with Boots Mussulli on Alto Sax, Herb Pomeroy on Trumpet, Ray Santisi on Piano, Everrett Evans on Bass and Jimmy Zitano on Drums.
15) “Guilty” composed by our November Birthday Boy Randy Newman, sung by Karrin Allyson on her 1993 CD: I Didn't Know About You, with Rod Fleeman on Acoustic Guitar and Bob Bowman on Bass, with Todd Strait and Doug Auwater on Percussion.