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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge October 10, 2018
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we augured the auspicious advent of the season Autumn with an appropriatative offering of audio acoustical classics.
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1) “I’ll Remember April,” composed by Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston and Don Raye for the 1942 Abbott & Costello movie: Ride ‘Em Cowboy, sung by Jane Fielding on the 1955 loquacious LP: Jazz Trio for Voice, Piano and String Bass, featuring Lou Levy on Piano and Red Mitchell on Bass.
2) The 1952 song “Cool Whalin’” came from the copious collection: Real Crazy – A Proper Introduction to Babs Gonzales.
3) “'Tis Autumn” is the 1941 song by Henry Nemo, recorded in 1951 and released in 1957 by Barbara Carroll on Piano, with her husband Joe Sherman on Bass and Herb Wasserman on Drums, and was delightfully drawn from the aptly titled: Ladies of Jazz: Mary Lou Williams & Barbara Carroll.
4) “Indian Summer,” the 1919 song by Victor Herbert and Al Dubin performed by Anita O'Day on her 1960 LP: Incomparable! With the band arranged and conducted by Bill Holman, with Lou Levy on Piano.
5) “You're Nearer” written by Rodgers and Hart for the 1940 Lucille Ball movie: Too Many Girls, from the 1959 Annie Ross LP: The Gasser, with Russ Freeman on Piano, Zoot Sims on Tenor Sax, Jim Hall on Guitar, Monte Budwig on Bass and Mel Lewis on Drums.
6) “Something for October,” from composer and bandleader Benny Carter’s 1958 LP: Aspects, featuring Carter on Alto Sax and Gerald Wiggins on Piano.
7) “Early Autumn,” taken from the 1964 landmark recording: Ella Fitzgerald – The Johnny Mercer Songbook, with the music composed by Ralph Burns and and accompanied by the orchestra arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle, spotlighting the talents of Willie Smith on Alto Sax.
8) “Gone With the Wind” was composed by Allie Wrubel and Herb Magidson and although inspired by the Margaret Mitchell novel, was not used in the movie. This 1946 version comes from the righteous retrospective: Love Me or Leave Me -- Mel Torme -- Sounds of the 20th Century, featuring Peggy Lee’s husband Dave Barbour on Electric Guitar.
9) “There's No You,” the 1944 song by Hal Hopper and Tom Adair sung by June Christy with the orchestra arranged and conducted by Pete Rugolo appearing on her 1956 soft-edged LP: The Misty Miss Christy, featuring Howard Roberts and Laurindo Almeida on Acoustic Guitars.
10) “Autumn in New York,” the song by Vernon Duke for the 1934 Broadway musical: Thumbs Up!, taken from the 1959 LP recorded in Milan, Italy: Chet Baker With Fifty Italian Strings, featuring Mr. Baker on Trumpet.
11) “Autumn Leaves,” the classic originally composed by Jacques Prevert and Joseph Kosma, with English lyrics added later by Johnny Mercer, sung by Mark Murphy on his album: Bop for Miles, recorded in Vienna in 1990, with Peter Mihelich on Piano ,Alan Praskin on Alto Sax, Achim Tang on Bass; and Vito Lescak on Drums.
12) “Lullaby of the Leaves” the 1932 song by Bernice Petkere and lyricist Joe Young was recorded in 1960 by Ray Martin & His Orchestra from the compilation: The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 3: The Stereo Action Dimension.
13) “There Will Never Be Another You,” was inked by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon for the 1942 Sonja Henie movie titled: Iceland, and was sung and played on the piano by Brazil’s best: Eliane Elias on her tributary compact disc: I Thought About You (A Tribute to Chet Baker), backed by her husband Marc Johnson on Bass, Randy Brecker on Flugelhorn, Oscar Castro-Neves on Acoustic Guitar and Marivaldo Dos Santos on Percussion.
14) “Harvest Time,” composed by Jean & Herbie Hancock, is sung by Dianne Reeves on her self-titled debut, with Herbie Hancock on Synthesizer, Justo Almario on Tenor Sax, Paul Jackson on Electric Guitar, Freddie Washington on Bass, Paulinho da Costa on Percussion and Jorge Del Barrio on Synthesizer Strings.