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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: July 12, 2017
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we feted fine music with a French accent as part of a timely tribute to the upcoming Bastille Day celebrations.
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1) “Hawaiian Hula Medley” was performed by Louise and Frank Ferera in 1922 and was fondly found on the historical document Hawaiians in Paris: 1916-1926.
2) “La Lupa Ua Sola” was waxed by Madame Riviere’s Hawaiians in the late 1920s or early 1930s and is drawn from the bulging box set: It’s Hotter in Hawaii.
3) “Ivresses” by Les Primitifs du Futur from their CD: Tribal Mussette, featuring Daniel Colin, Roland Pierre-Charles & Raul Barboza on Accordions; Fay Lovsky on Ukulele & Clarinets; and Dominique Cravic on Acoustic Guitar.
4) “To Each His Own” also called Symphonie, comes from the righteous retrospective: The Best of Django Reinhardt, recorded by the guitarist in 1948 with help from his bon freres Stéphane Grappelli on Piano and Emmanuel Sodieux on Bass.
5) “Django's Premonition” or “Anouman” was composed by Django Reinhardt with lyrics by Connie Evingson, who sings it on her sincere CD: Gypsy in My Soul, supported by the Seattle band Pearl Django, including Susan Pascal on Vibes, Neil Anderson and Greg Ruby on Acoustic Guitar, Michael Gray on Violin, Rick Leppanen on Bass, Greg Williamson on Drums and Darryl Boudreaux on Percussion.
6) “Bistro Fada” was written and played by the guitar master Stephane Wrembel on his seminal CD: Origins, and was the theme for Woody Allen’s 2011 movie: Midnight in Paris, including Koran Hasanagic on Rhythm Guitar, Dave Seranza on Bass and Nick Anderson on Drums.
7) “If You Leave Paris” was inked by Bart Howard and Ian Grant, and waxed by the singer Mabel Mercer on her 1958 languorous LP: Once in a Blue Moon, arranged and conducted by George Cory.
8) “I Wanna Be Like You,” written by Richard M. Sherman for the 1967 movie: The Jungle Book, was performed by The Hot Sardines on the ample anthology: Jazz Loves Disney, featuring Miz Elizabeth Buegerol on Vocal, Band Leader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo on Piano, Buddy Francisco on Ukulele, Jason Prover on Trumpet, Mick Myers on Tenor Sax, Mike Sailors on Valve Trombone, Evan Crane on Bass, and Alex Raderman on Drums and Percussion.
9) “En 1920 (In 1920)” is Blossom Dearie’s duet with Christian Chevalier and comes from her 1954 lovely LP: Lullaby of Birdland and Other Famous Hits by the Blue Stars of France.
10) “Sexe” was composed by LouLou Gasté and was performed by Line Renaud and appears on the 1960 ambitious album: Plaisirs (At the Casino de Paris).
11) “Chigadaging” was performed by the Ukulele Club de Paris on their scintillacious CD: Manuia!
12) “I'm a Dreamer (Aren't We All?)” was written by Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva and Ray Henderson for the 1929 movie: Sunny Side Up, and was recorded by the French pianist Laurent Courthaliac for his incomparable compact disc: Pannonica, with Clovis Nicolas on Bass and Rodney Green on Drums.
13) “Dance with Me” by Nouvelle Vague from their album: A Bande Apart, with Melanie Pain on vocal, originally recorded in 1983 by The Lords of the New Church.
14) “Des Histoires,” the composition by Charles Dumont and Michel Vaucaire was sung by Karrin Allyson on her ambulatory album: From Paris to Rio, with Gil Goldstein on Accordion, Paul Smith on Piano, Rod Fleeman on Acoustic Guitar, Bob Bowman on Bass and Todd Strait on Drums.
15) “La Foule (The Crowd)” was written by Angel Cabral based on a Peruvian Tune and performed by the Hot Club of Detroit on their crackling compact disc: Junction, spotlighting the talents of Cyrille Aimée on Vocal, Band Leader Evan Perri on Acoustic Guitar, Julien Labro on Accordion and Shawn Conley on Upright Bass.