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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge February 14, 2018
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we are going to restively recognize the romantic delights offered by the celebrious celebration of Saint Valentine’s Day.
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1) “I Want Someone to Love Me.” was waxed in 1935 and comes from the historical document: Sol Hoopii and His Novelty Quartette – Classic Hawaiian Steel Guitar Performances 1933-34, featuring Mr. Hoopii on Vocal and Steel Guitar.
2) “To You, Sweetheart, Aloha,” the song composed by Harry Owens performed in 1936 by Louis Armstrong with Andy Aiona and His Islanders, from the copacetic collection: Jazz Goes Hawaiian.
3) “You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)” was written by Russ Columbo, Con Conrad, Gladys Du Bois and Paul Gregory in 1931 and recorded in the year it was composed by the singer Russ Columbo supported by the Nat Shilkret Orchestra and fondly found on his copious collection: The Complete Studio Recordings. [DISC ONE] (3:38) Taragon, 2003.
4) “Vous Faites Partie de Moi (I've Got You Under My Skin),” composed by Cole Porter for the 1936 Movie: Born to Dance, was sung in 1937 by Josephine Baker and is daringly drawn from her righteous retrospective: Exotique.
5) “I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me,” the 1927 song by Jimmy McHugh and Clarence Gaskill, was performed by the Tacoma, Washington, band Pearl Django on their sizzling CD: Swing 48, featuring Dudley Hill, Neil Andersson and Greg Ruby on Guitars, Michael Gray on Violin.
6) “What a Difference a Day Makes,” the classic song inked in 1934 by Mexican composer Maria Grever with English lyrics by Stanley Adams, which was vocalized in 1947 by Sarah Vaughan backed by Jimmy Jones on Piano, John Collins on Guitar, Al McKibbon on Bass and Kenny Clarke on Drums, and is piously pulled from her boldacious box set: Young Sassy.
7) “Give It to Him” was the timely advice given by Sadie Banks in 1957 and is drawn with tongs from the academic anthology: Sexcapades – Songs of Love, Lust and Depravity.
8) “Pua Kukui (Kukui Flower)” taken from the 1976 LP: The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band, Vol. 2. The lyrics to this 1957 song by Johnny Noble and Mekia Kealakai refer to the Kukui flower and catching lover with a lariat. Performing here are Gabby Pahinui on the Vocal, 6- and 12-string guitar, and the steel guitar solo as well as Bass; with Leland "Atta" Isaacs, Sonny Chillingworth, and Cyril and James “Bla” Pahinui on Guitars; Ry Cooder on Tiple, which is a 4-String Guitar; Milt Holland on Congas; and Randy Lorenzo on Bass, Dominican Pandero Hand-Held Drums & Cymbal.
9) “Love Theme from The World of Suzie Wong,” composed by George Duning for the 1960 Nancy Kwan and William Holden movie of the same name, appeared on the1962 exotical expression by orchestra arranger and conductor Gene Rains titled: Far Across the Sea: The Romantic and Exciting Music of Many Lands, featuring Byron F. Peterson on Piano.
10) “Almost Like Being in Love” was inked by Lerner and Loewe for the 1947 Broadway musical: Brigadoon, and recorded in 1966 by the singer Johnny Hartman on his memorable album: Unforgettable, with Herb Ellis on Electric Guitar, Anthony Ortega on Alto Sax, Jack Nimitz on Baritone Sax Curtis Amy on Tenor Sax; Al Porcino, Bud Brisbois, Freddie Hill, Jules Chaikin and Melvin Moore on Trumpet; Ernie Track, John Erwing, Lester Robertson and Mike Barone on Trombone, Jimmy Bond on Bass and Stan Levey on Drums.
11) “Lover Come Back to Me” was by Sigmund Romberg and Oscar Hammerstein II for the 1928 Broadway show: The New Moon. Found on the sweet CD: Stan Getz Plays, it was recorded in 1952 by the Tenor Sax Master with help from Jimmy Raney on Electric Guitar, Duke Jordan on Piano, Bill Crow on Bass and Frank Isola on Drums.
12) “They Can't Take That Away From Me” was composed by George & Ira Gershwin for the1937 Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers movie: Shall We Dance, and was performed for us by the singer Peggy Lee with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra, and was drawn with swizzle sticks from the canned collection: Stylish Songs for Unforgettable Gals.
13) “I Love You” by Harry Archer and Harlan Thompson was rendered by the singer Al Hibbler on his doubting disc: Solitude, backed by musicians said to have been from the Duke Ellington band, including Ben Webster on Tenor Sax.
14) “After the Lights Go Down Low” by Leroy Lovett and Allen White was sung for us by Buddy Greco on his 1962 ambivalent album: Body & Soul, arranged and conducted by Robert Mersey.
15) “Comes Love (Nothing Can Be Done),” the 1939 song by Samuel Stept and Charles Tobias, was sung by Stacey Kent and captured on her compact disc: The Tender Trap, featuring her husband Jim Tomlinson on Tenor Sax, David Newton on Piano, Colin Oxley on Guitar, David Green on Bass and Jeff Hamilton on Drums.