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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: May 14, 2014
On this show we once again propelled ourselves into pronounced penetration of pop and exotica in all of its profuse permutations, including a late detour eastward to many mysterious lands.
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1) “Lost City” by Les Baxter and His Orchestra from his 1959 elemental LP: African Jazz.
2) “The Swinger,” composed by Mitch Leigh and taken from Benny Golson’s 1967 pop perturbation titled: Tune In, Turn On – To the Hippest Commercials of the Sixties, featuring Bernard Purdie on Drums. (2:34) Verve, 1999. TRACK 7
3) “Stone God,” the Les Baxter composition from the 1957 auspicious album: Exotica by Martin Denny, who stars on Piano with Arthur Lyman on Vibes, John Kramer on Bass, Augie Colon on Percussion Effects and Bird Calls and Harold Chang on Drums and Percussion.
4) Martin Denny’s timorous tune “Manila” performed by the Waitiki on their rare debut CD: Charred Mammal Flesh: Exotic Music for BBQ, featuring Randy Wong on Bass, Brian O’Neill – the future Mr. Ho -- on Marimba, Tim Mayer on Flute and Abe Lagrimas Jr. on Drums and Percussion.
5) “Tango Lunatico” by 8 1/2 Souvenirs from their 1997 scintillacious CD: Souvonica, with Juliana Sheffield on Vocal, Glover Gill on Piano, Olivier Giraud on Guitar, Todd Wulfmeyer on Bass and Adam Berlin on Drums and Percussion.
6) “Hula Hoop” by Dan Licht With Joey Altruda and His Cocktail Crew taken from the coconutty compilation: Pottery Barn Tiki Rhythms, with Red Young on Piano, Jim Akimoto on Tenor Sax, Craig Fundyga on Vibes, Chris Tedesco on Trumpet and Joey Altruda on Bass.
7) “Playboy” by the composer and arranger Bob Thompson from his 1959 lubricious LP: Mmm Nice!.
8) The Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer classic “Moon River,” the Oscar-winning song written for the 1961 movie: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, in a version recorded by The Puppini Sisters on their superlative CD: Hollywood, featuring Tom Hodges on Musical Saw.
9) “Blood & Sand” by The Tiki Tones from their soigné CD: The Leisure Experiment, featuring Atlast Rockmont on Drums and Cisco Oronoco on Organ.
10) “Asia Minor,” the Roger King Mozian composition recorded in the late 1940s by Machito and His Afro-Cubans, was taken from their bopping Box Set: Ritmo Caliente, starring Roberto Rodriguez on Bass, Mario Bauza on Oboe and Rene Hernandez on Piano.
11) “Jungle Holiday” came from Tito Puente’s 1960 Latinesque LP: Tambo’.
12) “Nomad” from the album of the same name by the Aqua Velvets, with Miles Corbin on Electric Guitar, Hank Maninger on Guitar, Michael Lindner on Bass and Donn Spindt on Drums.
13) “Camel Ride” by Swedish surf guitar band, the Langhorns from their ceremonial CD: Mission Exotica, with Michael Sellers on Guitar and Mans Block on Percussion.
14) “Har Gabroo” by H-Dhami taken from the copacetic collection: The Rough Guide to Bhangra.
15) “Namoro” performed by Project 2000 on the antic anthology: White Martini – La Musique Lounge Moderne Deux.