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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: June 28, 2017
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge show we are going to mark the imminent arrival of July Fourth – Independence Day – in all of its summery splendor, along with spotlighting some of those relevant relaxations and adventitious avocations associated with the season, and including several creative contributions from our 50th state.
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1) “Bugle Call Rag” was written in 1922 by Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers and Elmer Schoebel, and this is the 1937 recording by Roy Smeck that can be found on his regulated retrospective: Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele & Guitar – 1926-1949.
2) The traditional tune, “Kohala March,” was performed in the 1940s by Jules Ah and was drawn from the ample anthology: History of Hawaiian Steel Guitar.
3) “My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii” is said to have been composed by Tommy Harrison and Bill Cogswell for the July 4th canoe races in Kona in 1933, the same year this version was recorded and can be found on the historical document: Sol Hoopii and His Novelty Quartette – Classic Hawaiian Steel Guitar Performances 1933-34, with Mr. Hoopii on Vocal and Guitar.
4) The John Phillip Sousa classic “Stars & Stripes Forever” and “Koni Au” were performed by the Hawaiian guitarist Troy Fernandez on the anthemic anthology: Legends of the Ukulele, Vol. 2.
5) “Mambo Mambi,” composed by Mario Bauzá and René Hernández, was performed in Venezuela in 1953 by the all-female, family-based band from Havana called Anacaona and is drawn with tongs from their righteous retrospective titled: Buena Vista Sisters Club – The Amazing Story of Cuba's Forgotten Girl Band.
6) “The Theme From Picnic” Was Composed By George Duning With Lyrics By Steve Allen for the 1955 Kim Novak and William Holden movie, Picnic, was performed in this version by Terry Snyder and is found on the copious compilation: Ultra Lounge Volume 6: Rhapsodesia.
7) “Van Lingle Mungo” was composed and performed in the early 1980s on Vocal and Piano by Dave Frishberg, with help from Steve Gilmore on Bass and Bill Goodwin on Drums and appears on Mr. Frishberg’s cunning compact disc titled: Classics.
8) “Called on Account of Rain,” was inked by Andre Previn and appears on his piano duetical collaboration with Russ Freeman on their 1957 baseball themed effort titled: Double Play! with a barely evident Shelley Manne on Drums.
9) Cole Porter’s “From This Moment On” was dropped from his 1951 musical: Out of This World and was later used in the 1953 movie version of his show, Kiss Me Kate. It was sung for us by Chris Connor on her 1956 self-referential LP: Chris, with The Ralph Sharon Group, who were Mr. Sharon on Piano, Herbie Mann on Flute, Kai Winding and J.J. Johnson on Trombones, Joe Puma on Electric Guitar, Milt Hinton on Bass and Osie Johnson on Drums.
10) “Quality Time” was written by David Frishberg and warbled by Susannah McCorkle on her sentient CD: From Bessie to Brazil, with Musical Director Howard Alden on Piano and Electric Guitar with Randy Sandke on Trumpet, Dick Oats on Alto Sax, Ken Peplowski on Tenor Sax, Robert Trowers on Trombone; Kiyoshi Kitagawa on Bass and Chuck Redd on Drums.
11) “Struttin' With Some Barbecue” was written by Lil Hardin Armstrong, whose husband Louis Armstrong claimed he was born on the 4th of July his entire life, although his real birthday was August 4. The version was assayed by the Barbara Carroll Trio on the 1956 anthological album: Dave Garroway Presents the Wide World of Jazz, with Ms. Carroll on Piano, her husband Joe Shulman on Bass and Albert Monroe on Drums.
12) “The Train Blues” was written by Peggy Lee and Quincy Jones for the singer’s 1962 ambulatory album: Blues Cross Country, which Quincy Jones arranged and conducted, spotlighting the talents of Jimmy Rowles on Piano, Dennis Budmir on Electric Guitar, Max Bennett on Bass and Stan Levey on Drums.
13) “Massachusetts” was written by Lucky Roberts and Andy Razaf and sung by Mavis Rivers on her 1961 self-tiled LP: Mavis, arranged and conducted by Marty Paich, who also is on Piano, with Al Porcino and Jack Sheldon on Trumpet, Stu Williamson on Valve Trombone, Bud Shank on Alto Sax, Bill Perkins on Tenor Sax, Bill Hood on Baritone Sax, Vince DeRosa on French Horn, Red Callendar on Tuba, Joe Mondragon on Bass and Mel Lewis on Drums.
14) “Ass Enchillada” was committed to vinyl by the Italian band Hammond Express and is drawn with swizzle sticks from the ample anthology: Far Out – Swinging Bachelor Pad Music.
15) 1753:46-1758:00 – “Surfer Girl” the 1963 song by Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys performed by Jazz Guitarist Bill Frisell on his scifi CD: Guitar in the Space Age, featuring Greg Leisz on Pedal Steel Guitar.