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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge January 31, 2018
On this Wednesday’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we marked three major events of the early space race which all took place on January 31st: the 1958 launch of the first U.S. satellite, Explorer I, which discovered the Van Allen radiation belt; the 1961 launch of the first U.S. chimpanzee in space, who was named “Ham the Astrochimp,” and the 1971 lift off of Apollo 14 manned mission to the moon.
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1) A 1963 “Hostess Twinkies” television commercial, found on the pregnant retrospective: Raymond Scott: Manhattan Research Inc.
2) “Blast Off!” by The Jimmy Haskell Orchestra is calmly collected from the anthological CD: Moonage Timequake.
3) “Farrago” by the Ted Taylor Four was waxed in 1958 and is drawn with tongs from the historical document: Soho Blondes & Peeping Toms! Saucy Vocals From the ‘50s and ‘60s.
4) “Beep! Beep!” was recorded in 1957 by Louis Prima in honor of the successful launch of the Russian satellite called Sputnik, and is included on the rampant retrospective: Louis Prima – Complete Collectors Series, featuring Sam Butera on Tenor Sax.
5) “Spaceships Have Landed” by Frances Cannon & The Extraterrestrials was dubiously derived from the crazed compilation: Music for Gracious Living.
6) “Home Together” was performed by The Sweater Set on their startled CD: Surprise Visit, including Maureen Andary and Sara Curtin on Vocals, Guitar, Flute Kazoo, Ukuleles and Toy Xylophone.
7) The song “Last Nite” by Julian Casablanca was recorded in concert by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on their vital album: Still Live.
8) The 1965 song “Space Race” was by Gene & The Esquires comes from the globalistic collection: The World of Surf Music.
9) “The Space Victory Theme” comes from the rampant retrospective: Never Mind the Bolsheviks: The Best of the Space Cossacks, with Ivan Pangoric Jr. on Lead Electric Guitar, Mark English, on Rhythm Electric Guitars, Catherine Gray on Electric Bass and Doug Hoekstra on Drums. Based on Washington DC in the early 1990s, they only released two CDs.
10) “Space Reflex (Blues in 5/4),” composed by Dick Hyman and Leonard Feather, for Dick Hyman’s 1963 lunarly LP: Moon Gas, featuring Mary Mayo on Vocal, and Mr. Hyman on manipulated piano and Lowery organ. (3:17) The Omni Recording Co., 2015. TRACK 6
11) “Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words), the 1954 song by Bart Howard, sung by Buddy Greco on his 1962 liquidic LP: Body & Soul, arranged and conducted by Robert Mersey, featuring Greco accompanying himself on Piano.
12) “Man From Mars” by the purposeful piano duo Ferrante & Teicher was drawn with swizzle sticks from the ample anthology: Space-Age Cocktail Lounge.
13) “Lunar Rhapsody,” composed by Harry Revel, was originally from the 1947 78-rpm records Box Set: Music of the Moon, produced by Les Baxter and featuring the refined talents of Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman on Theremin.
14) “Universo ao Meu Redor” was recorded by the Brazilian singer Marisa Monte on her superlatitious CD also called: Universo Ao Meu Redor, featuring the doubletrackable Ms. Monte on Ukulele and Paulinho da Viola on Acoustic Guitar and Cavaquinho, one of the ancestors of the Ukulele.
15) “Pulsar” was performed by the Brazilian Cateano Velosa on Vocal and Acoustic Guitar in a live concert in Mexico in 1994, appearing on the lively album: Fina Estampa En Vivo.
16) “Spacefunk,” was waxed by Manzel, who are Kenny Dope & The Undercover Brother RemiX, retrieved from the bustling Box Set: Essential Lounge.
17) “General Motors Futurama,” a commercial for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair taken from electronic music pioneer’s career retrospective: Raymond Scott: Manhattan Research Inc.
18) “Exotica” by the Montreal-based musical group Orgasmo Sonore, who consist primarily of Frank Rideau on musical production and guitar, from their