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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: July 26, 2017
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we celebrated the birthdays of a flock of great musicians who entered this mortal coil during the jubilacious month of July.
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1) “Pahinui Aloha” performed by HAPA, who are Keli Kaneali’i and Barry Flanagan on Guitars, taken from their scintillating CD: In the Name of Love, featuring Birthday Boy Martin Pahinui on Bass, Clyde Kaimana on Tahitian Banjo and Lawrence Lieberman on Drums and Percussion.
2) “Aloha Ka Manini,” the Traditional Hawaiian song recorded in 1975 by Charles “Gabby” Pahinui on Vocals & 12-String Guitar and Birthday Celebrant Sonny Chillingworth on Vocals and Guitar, with Ry Cooder on Mandolin, and featured on the recording: The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band, Vol. 1.
3) “Romance Without Finance” recorded in 1944 by The Grimes Quintette, with Birthday Boy Tiny Grimes on Vocal and Guitar, Charlie Parker on Alto Sax, Clyde Hart on Piano, Jimmy Butts on Bass and Harold "Doc" West on Drums, taken from the bulging Box Set: Boss Bird – Studio Recordings 1944-45.
4) “It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing),” the 1931 song composed and recorded in 1932 by Duke Ellington, featuring our July Birthday Girl Ivie Anderson on the Vocal and her fellow celebrant Cootie Williams on Trumpet, drawn with tongs from the collection: Duke Ellington -- Jazz Moods: Hot.
5) “Swinging in a Coconut Tree,” the 1938 recording found on the Bodacious Box Set spotlighting the talents of our Natal Notable Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five. Mr. Jordan appears here on Tenor Sax.
6) “Rose Room” from the collection of radio transcriptions recorded between 1939 and 1941 called: Charlie Christian -- On the Air, with the Benny Goodman Band, and featuring our Birthday Boy Charlie Christian on Guitar, Benny Goodman on Clarinet and Jo Jones on Drums.
7) “Viper Mad” the 1938 recording by clarinetist Sidney Bechet with Birthday Boy and band leader Noble Sissle’s Swingsters, featuring O’Neil Spencer on the Vocal and on Drums, derived from the mellow mix: Marijuana Madness: The Best of Reefer Songs 1927-1947.
8) “Pink Panther” and “It Had Better Be Tonight” performed by Birthday Boy Plas Johnson on Tenor Sax, taken from the cool-ish collection: Ultra-Lounge Mondo Hollywood – Movie Madness From Tinsel Town.
9) “Music Makers” composed and sung by birthday girl Helen Merrill (with compositional contributions from Torrie Zito) from her 1989 audacious album of the same name recorded in Paris in 1986, featuring Gordon Beck on Piano and Birthday Boy Steve Lacy on Soprano Sax.
10) “Dance Mania” by Tito Puente & His Orchestra found on their 1961 Latinesque LP: Dance Mania, Volume 2, with Tito Puente on Timbales, Gilberto Lopez on Piano; Rafael Palau on Tenor Sax and our Birthday Boy Doc Severinson on Trumpet.
11) “In the Still of the Night” written by Cole Porter for the 1937 Nelson Eddy Movie: Rosalie, sung by Natal Numinary Billy Eckstine on his 1946 recording featuring Miles Davis on Trumpet, Sonny Stitt on Alto Sax; Gene Ammons on Tenor Sax; and Art Blakey on Drums and featured on the pious production: Boppin’ With “B.”
12) “Flute Salad” by Oliver Nelson and his 20-piece orchestra from his 1966 loud LP: Sound Pieces, featuring our July Birthday Boys Conte Candoli on Trumpet and Plas Johnson again, this time on Flute.
13) “Organ Grinder's Swing,” the 1936 song written by Will Hudson and Mitchell Parrish, was recorded in 1965 featuring Jimmy Smith on Organ, Birthday Boy Kenny Burrell on Electric Guitar and Grady Tate on Drums, and is taken from the creative compilation: Jimmy Smith -- Talkin’ Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz.
14) “But Beautiful” was composed by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen for the 1947 movie: The Road to Rio, where it was sung by Dorothy Lamour, and was performed for us by the Natal Notable Johnny Hartman on his 1959 contemplative LP: And I Thought About You, arranged and conducted by Rudy Traylor.
15) “Basin Street Blues,” the 1926 song by Spencer Williams waxed by Dr. John from his 1992 album: Goin' Back to New Orleans, featuring July Birthday Boy Pete Fountain on Clarinet.
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