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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge October 16, 2019

On this week’s show we augured the auspicious opening of Autumn with an ample offering of audio acoustics.

Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge is broadcast on Wednesdays, 5-6 pm EDT at: http://www.radiofairfax.org The show is broadcast live; no recorded shows are archived, but some listeners choose to record it on their computers to listen later. Radio Fairfax also can be heard on Tune In Radio at tunein.com, and streamed on smartphones by downloading the Tunein app. It also can be streamed on Roku and Google TV at: http://tinyurl.com/3uqfsz9

  1. “An Apple for the Teacher,” written by Johnny Mercer and James Monaco for the 1939 movie: The Star Maker, recorded that same year by Bing Crosby and Connie Boswell accompanied by John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra and found on Der Bingle’s Beauteous Box Set: Easy to Remember.

  2. “Lullaby of the Leaves,” which was composed by Bernice Petkere and Joe Young for the 1932 Broadway revue: Chamberlain Brown's Scrap Book, sung by Connie Evingson on her Hot Clubbing Compact Disc: Gypsy in My Soul, with the Seattle-based Pearl Django, including Neil Anderson on Lead Acoustic Guitar, Greg Ruby on Rhythm Acoustic Guitar, Michael Gray on Violin, Rick Leppanen on Bass and Darryl Boudreaux on Percussion.

  3. “I Love Paris,” from the two-LP CD: Benny Carter Plays Cole Porter’s Can-Can and Anything Goes and Aspects, recorded in 1958 and arranged by Hal Schaeffer, with Benny Carter on Alto Sax, Hal Schaefer on Piano; Joe Benjamin on Bass; Gus Johnson on Drums; and Ted Sommer on Percussion.

  4. The 1946 song by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne: “The Things We Did Last Summer,” came from the 1957 LP: Merrill at Midnight, featuring Vocalist Helen Merrill, arranged and conducted by Hal Mooney with Marian McPartland on Piano ,Billy Mure on Electric Guitar, Milt Hinton on Bass and Sol Gubin on Drums.

  5. “Autumn in New York” by Vernon Duke for the 1934 Broadway musical: Thumbs Up!, from The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume Two, recorded in 1953 by Bud Powell on Piano, George Duvivier on Bass and, Arthur Taylor on Drums.

  6. “I'll Remember April,” written by Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston and Don Raye for the 1942 Abbott & Costello movie: Ride ‘Em Cowboy, recorded by Carmen McRae in 1955 for her luxurious LP: Setting Standards, with Mundell Lowe on Guitar, Herbie Mann on Flute, Mat Mathews on Accordion, Wendell Marshall on Bass and Kenny Clarke on Drums.

  7. The 1941 song by Harry Nemo “'Tis Autumn” taken from Bob Dorough’s 1966 all-embracing album: Just About Everything, with Dorough on Vocal and Piano, accompanied by Al Schackman on Electric Guitar and Ben Tucker on Bass.

  8. “Fall Out” by The Stage-Men from the anthropological anthology: Lost Legends of Surf Guitar, Volume 4, Shockwave!

  9. “Indian Summer,” the song composed in 1919 by Victor Herbert and Al Dubin, recorded in 1960 by Anita O'Day on her anthemic album: Incomparable! arranged and conducted by Bill Holman, with Lou Levy on Piano.

  10. “Stella by Starlight,” the Victor Young and Ned Washington composition from the 1944 movie: The Uninvited, from the 1952 lapidarial LP: Stan Getz Plays, with Mr. Getz on Tenor Sax, Jimmy Raney on Electric Guitar, Duke Jordan on Piano, Bill Crow on Bass and Frank Isola on Drums.

  11. “The Best Is Yet to Come,” the 1951 song written by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh amd sung by Shirley Horn on the copacetic compilation: Stylish Songs for Unforgettable Gals.

  12. The 1957 song by Carroll Coates and H.M. Atwood: “No One Ever Tells You” by the singer Jackie Ryan on her serendipitous CD: Listen Here, produced and arranged by the bassist John Clayton, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and the Clayton Brothers Quintet: Gerald Clayton (the producer's son) on Piano & Organ, Rickey Woodard on Tenor Sax, Graham Dechter on Electric Guitar, Gilbert Castellanos on Trumpet and Obed Calvaire on Drums.

  13. “You Smell So Good,” composed by Harry Stone and Tommy Wolfe, and performed by the husband-and-wife team of Jackie Cain on Vocals and Roy Kral on Vocals and Piano, from their 1987 album: Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most, with Barney Kessel on Electric Guitar, Red Mitchell on Bass and Shelley Manne on Drums.

  14. “New England,” recorded in 1965 and included in the scintillacious CD: Inside Betty Carter, featuring Kenny Burrell on Guitar.

  15. The Eddie Sauter composition, “When Two Trees Fall in Love,” recorded in 1954 by The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra and taken from the combustible compilation: The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 2: Mallets in Wonderland.

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