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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge January 10, 2018
On this Wednesday’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we honored the imminent birthday celebration of the doctor’s canonical wife, the beauteous and talented Elinor.
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1) The 1937 recording of “You Showed Me the Way” was written by Ella Fitzgerald, Teddy McRae, Chick Webb and Bud Green, and drawn from The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 3: 1936-37, featuring Teddy Wilson on Piano, Cecil Scott on Clarinet, Henry “Red” Allen on Trumpet, Prince Robinson on Tenor Sax; Jimmy McLin on Guitar; John Kirby on String Bass; and Cozy Cole on Drums.
2) The song “Lemonade” is fancifully found on the bodacious box set: Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, featuring Mr. Jordan on vocal duties and Tenor Sax.
3) “The Lady's in Love With You,” the 1939 song by Frank Loesser and Burton Lane, came from the 1953 10-inch able album: Piano Panorama by the Barbara Carroll Trio, with Ms. Carroll on piano, Joe Shulman on Bass and Herb Wasserman on Drums.
4) “Dedicated to You,” the 1936 song by Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin and Hy Zaret, rendered in the 1949 duende duet by Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine, with the backing of Joe Lippman & His Orchestra, including Jimmy Jones on Piano, and that comes from Ms. Vaughan’s righteous retrospective: Young Sassy.
5) The tune titled “Words” was written by the French singer Cyrille Aimee and David Theisen for her scintillacious CD celebrating Chet Baker called: Let’s Get Lost, featuring Adrien Moignard and Michael Valeanu on Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Sam Anning on Bass.
6) “Let's Take a Walk Around the Block” was scrumptiously selected from the 1961 landmark LP: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook. With lyrics by Ira Gershwin and E.Y. “Yip” Harburg, this song was inked for the 1934 Broadway musical: Life Begins at 8:40, with the orchestra arranged and conducted by Billy May, featuring Paul Smith on Piano.
7) The dualistic delight “Paradise for Two” comes from The Crazed Mugs’ crepuscular compact disc: Find Forbidden Island, with Pablus on Vocal, and Ukulele, Mr. Ho on Vibraphone, Doc Tiki on Electric Guitar, Koka Nut on Fluke Tenor Ukulele, Ken Kanaka on Harmony Baritone Ukulele, Kanekila on Bass and Tommy Wannalikilei on Yamaha Drums.
8) “Three Little Words,” the 1930 song by Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar, was sung by Carmen McRae on her 1959 lithesome LP: Something to Swing About, arranged and conducted by Ernie Wilkins and featuring Zoot Sims on Tenor Sax.
9) “Where I Belong” was composed by the singer Kurt Elling and his then pianistic accompanist Laurence Hobgood for Mr. Elling’s stellar CD: This Time It’s Love, with Brad Wheeler on Soprano Sax, David Onderdonk on Acoustic Guitar, Bob Amster on Bass and Michael Raynor on Percussion & Drums
10) “They Can't Take That Away From Me,” was written by George & Ira Gershwin for the 1937 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie: Shall We Dance, and was sung by the Brazilian Cariocoquette Eliane Elias on her creative compact disc: Bossa Nova Stories, accompanying herself on Piano, with Oscar Castro-Neves on Acoustic Guitar.
11) “With You in Mind” is lovingly lifted from the historical document: The Allen Toussaint Collection, featuring Mr. Toussaint on Vocal and Electric Piano, Larry Carleton on Electric Guitar and Richard Tee on Piano.
12) “The Treme Shuffle” was waxed by New Orleans native James Andrews (brother of Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews), who appears on Trumpet on his Lowerline LP: The Big Time Stuff, spotlighting the talents of Brian J on Organ.
13) The Diane Warren song “Some Hearts” was incisively interpolated by Marshall Crenshaw on his 1989 salutary CD: Good Evening, featuring Syd Straw on Backing Vocal, David Lindley on Fiddle and Mandolin, and Bob Marlette on Keyboards and Drums.
14) “Pure Love” was composed, sung and played on Guitar by Pekelo Cosma on his superblative CD: Going to Hana Maui, ably backed by Lopka Smith on Ukulele, and Ocean Kaowili on Bass.