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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge December 13, 2017
On this Wednesday’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we will mark this most tubular and tinselated time of year in true Tikiphile fashion.
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1) “Christmas Humbug?” a Pidgin English version of Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol by Kent Bowman, taken from the CD: Mele Kalikimaka - A Hawaiian Christmas Party.
2) “Carol of the Bells,” the 1904 composition by Mykola Leontovych based on a Ukrainian folk chant with English lyrics by Peter J. Wilh, and performed by The Brothers Cazimero on their album: Caz Christmas.
3) “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” The 1943 song By Buck Ram, Kim Gannon & Walter Gannon, performed by the vocal trio Na Leo Pilimehana on their CD: Christmas Gift 2.
4) “Lucky You Live Hawaii” by Eric Gilliom came from the collection: Moonbows for Christmas.
5) “Christmas Luau” from the album by King Kukulele & the Friki Tikis titled: Luau in December, featuring Joe Moe on Vocals and Waitiki Wakefield (Jeremy Wakefield) on Lap Steel Guitar.
6) “Christmas on Big Island” by the Blue Hawaiians from their CD of the same name.
7) “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” the 1934 song composed by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie, was performed by Gordon Freitas on the Yule-ish CD: An Ukulele Christmas, supported by one Richard Ricardo on Percussion.
8) “Papa Ain’t No Santa Claus (and Mama Ain’t No Christmas Tree)” was sung in 1930 by Butterbeans and Susie, and appears on the historical document: Where Will You Be Christmas Day?
9) “'Zat You, Santa Claus?,” the 1953 song written by James Fox, was sung by Ingrid Lucia and appears on the pulsating production: Putamayo Presents: New Orleans Christmas.
10) “I Like Snow” inked by Patty McGovern Harequin was waxed singer Karrin Allyson on her seasonal CD: Yuletide Hideaway, including Chris Caswell on Hammond B-3 Organ, Rod Fleeman on Electric Guitar, Gerald Spaits on Bass, and Todd Strait on Drums.
11) “Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You?” the 1929 song written by famed lyricist Andy Razaf and Don Redman, vocalized and pianistically rendered by Buddy Greco on his admiring album: Route 66 – A Personal Tribute to Nat King Cole, recorded in Las Vegas in 1994 and featuring Joe Lano on Electric Guitar, Bob Sachs on Bass and Tommy Check on Drums.
12) “Close Your Mouth (It’s Christmas)” was recorded in 2008 by The Free Design for their declarative effort: You Could Be Born Again. (2:01) Light in the Attic, 2008.
13) A Medley of “Hark, The Herald Angels Sing” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” lovingly played by Takoma Park, Maryland’s own John Fahey on his 1968 classic Christmas LP: The New Possibility.
14) “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” the famed composition by John Wesley, performed by The NOLA Players on their Creole compact disc: Christmastime in New Orleans, arranged and conducted by the band’s Pianist Mike Esneault, featuring Jim Atwood on Percussion, Charlie Dennard on Organ, Terrance Taplin on Lead Trombone, Bobby Campo on Trumpet, Tony Dagradi on Tenor Sax, Rex Gregory on Alto Sax, Jason Mingledorff on Baritone Sax, Roland Guerin on Bass and Geoff Clapp on Drums.