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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: June 4, 2014
On this week’s show we once again perambulated the penumbra of planetary pop and exotica, this time focusing on music fractating from France or in that country’s romance language in all of its dulcet tones.
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1) “Chant D’Amour” from the 1931 field recording, “Chants Populaires Tahitiens” recorded on the Island of Maurea in Tahiti, taken from the distaff anthology: R. Crumb’s Hot Women.
2) “Hawaiian Butterfly” recorded in 1922 in Paris by Louise and Frank Ferera and the Waikiki Orchestra, featuring Frank Ferera on Lap Steel Guitar, Louise Ferera and Anthony Franchini on Acoustic Guitars and Nathan Glantz on what sounds like a C-Melody Saxophone, drawn from the historical collection: Hawaiians in Paris – 1916-1926.
3) “Aux Iles Hawaii” taken from the authentic album: The Exotic Josephine Baker.
4) “Ua Like No a Iike” recorded in Paris in 1933 by Kanui and Lula, taken from the bodacious box set: “Steelin’ It – The Steel Guitar Story” Box Set.
5) “Hawaiian berceuse” performed in 1935 by Gino Bordin on the Selmer Seven-String Hawaiian Guitar, with Alexandre Manara on Backing Acoustic Guitar, found on the righteous retrospective: Gino Bordin – Virtuose De La Guitare Hawaiienne – 1930s Paris.
6) “Honolulu Baby” by the Ukulele Club de Paris from their soigne CD: Manuia!
7) “Flambee Montalbanaise (Valse)” recorded in the 1930s by the French Accordionist Extraordinaire Gus Viseur, chosen by that other obscure radio disk jockey Bob Dylan on his creative compilation: Artist’s Choice.
8) “Fox Musette,” performed in 1999 by Les Primitifs du Futur on their anthemic album: World Musette, featuring Daniel Huck on Vocal, Daniel Colin on Accordion, Marc Richard on Baritone Sax, Anthony Baldwin on Piano, Francois Ovide on National Steel Guitar, Jean-Michel Davis on Xylophone, Robert Crumb on Mandolin and Fay Lovsky on Ukulele.
9) “Je Suis Seule Ce Soir,” composed by Paul Durand and Jean Casanova and played by the Hot Club of Hulaville on their scintillacious CD: Django Would Go! with Ginai on Vocal, Emmett Mahoney on Acoustic Guitar, Duane Padilla on Violin and David Chiorini on Bass.
10) The George & Ira Gershwin classic: “'S Wonderful” sung by Gene Kelly and Georges Guetary in the 1951 Movie: An American in Paris, found on the Technicolor collection: Somewhere Over the Rainbow: The Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals.
11) The Raymond Scott composition: “A Street Corner in Paris” by the Dutch masters of exotica, The Beau Hunks Sextette, on their 1995 auspicious album: Celebration on the Planet Mars: A Tribute to Raymond Scott, featuring Ronald Jansen Heijtmajer on Clarinet, Robert Veen on Tenor Sax and Jakob Klaasse on Piano.
12) “Sympathique,” written by the singer China Forbes and pianist and leader Thomas M. Lauderdale of Pink Martini and found on their 1997 CD of the same name, spotlighting Gavin Bondy on Trumpet and Dan Faehnle on Guitar.
13) “The Best Things in Life Are Free,” composed by Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva and Lew Brown, and sung by Mel Torme and Peter Lawford in the 1947 Movie: Good News, featured on the celluloidal CD: Mel Torme -- At the Movies.
14) “Le Danseur de Charleston” composed by J.P. Moulin and sung in 1956 by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his Orchestra, found on her raconteur retrospective: Bluebird’s Best – Heavenly Eartha.
15) “J'Ai La Mémoire Qui Flanche” sung in 1963 by Jeanne Moreau, drawn from the cinematic CD: Travelling – French Actors Crossing Borders.
16) The Serge Gainsbourg song: “Ces Petits Riens” performed by Stacey Kent on her alimentarious album: Breakfast on the Morning Tram, featuring Graham Harvey on Piano, Dave Chamberlin on Bass and Matt Skelton on Bongo Drums.
17) “Riviera Rendezvous” by Washington, DC’s own Ursula 1000 from their kinesthetic compact disc: Kinda Kinky.