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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge November 15, 2017
On this Wednesday’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we danced to tunes with a distinctively Latin flavor.
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1) “Round and Round” was performed by the Hawaiian group Nainoa and comes from the copious collection: Legends of the Ukulele, Vol. 2, with Nate Mata on Ukulele and AJ & Kekoa Mate on Guitars.
2) “Mambo No. 5” was recorded by the Cuban bandleader Perez Prado and his Orchestra in 1949 and is daringly derived from the surreptitious CD Box Set: South of the Border – Greatest Latin Hits.
3) “Let's Dance” was performed by the Ukulele genius Jake Shimabukuro and is found on his early, breakthrough CD titled: Gently Weeps.
4) “Besame Mucho” by guitarist Duke Robillard and vocalist Sunny Crownover from their CD: Tales From the Tiki Lounge: Dedicated to the Music of Les Paul, with Marty Ballou on Bass and Mark Texeira on Percussion.
5) “Bachelor #3” by The Tikiyaki Orchestra from their latest CD: Swingin’ Sounds for the Jungle Jetset!
6) “Taco Wagon” the 1964 song from the CD: King of the Surf Guitar: The Best of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones.
7) “Delicado,” the 1952 song composed by Valdir Azevedo, heard in a 1959 version waxed by The Three Suns from the antic anthology: The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 1: Melodies and Mischief.
8) “Frizilandia” the 1951 song by orchestra leader Chico O'Farrill, featuring Bobby Escoto on Vocal, Rene Hernandez on Piano, Candido Camero and Jose Mangal on Bongos, Luis Miranda on Congas and Ubaldo Nieto on Timbales, taken from the superblatitious CD: The Complete Norman Granz Recordings.
9) “Bongo Party” comes from the copacetical collection: Bongo Rock – The Very Best of Preston Epps, the presdigitatious percussionist hailing from the exotic shores of Oakland, California, on one of his exotica recordings from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
10) “Go Man Go!” was waxed by Cesar Concepcion and His Orchestra and appears on their piquant production: A Little Taste of Mambo.
11) “What Is This Thing Called Love?” was sung by Peggy Lee and appears on the cranial collection: Cole Porter – A Great American Songwriter.
12) “Mambo Wuatusi” was inked by Alan Chapman righteously rendered by the French alto saxophonist Rene Bloch & Orquesta for his 1962 ambulatory album: Mr. Latin, and this version is devilishly derived Johnny Audino, Personnel include Marvin Brown, Don Dennis, Louis Valizan, Paul Lopez and Tom Scott on trumpets, Augie Alcaraz and Nash Maez on Tenor Saxes, Bill Robinson on Baritone Sax, Tommy Tedesco on Guitar, the song’s composer Alan Chaplin on Piano, Frank Vasquez on Bass, Pat Rodriguez on Timbales; Luis Miranda on Congas and Chino Pozo on Bongos.
13) “Lilly” is performed by Pink Martini from their scintillacious CD: Hang on Little Tomato, featuring China Forbes on Vocal and bandleader Thomas Lauderdale on Piano.
14) The communicable composition “Telefone” was wired by the Brazilian Group Bossacucanova on the pedal extremity exercise: Feet – A Global Dance Party.
15) “Cada Beijo (Thievery Corporation Remix)” was originally recorded by the Brazilian vocalist Bebel Gilberto, who is the daughter of Bossa Nova pioneer João Gilberto and singer Múcha It was drawn with swizzle sticks from the contemporaneous compact disc: The Now Sound of Brazil 2
16) The cinematical song “La Dolce Vita” was composed and performed by the group called Telepath – which is really Michael Christie -- and can be fondly found the gin-elogical compilation: Dirty Martini.