Sunday, March 15, 2009

Show 83: Les Baxter Birthday Special


Sunday, March 15 at 6 pm EST / 9 pm PST
Les Baxter Birthday Special!
The second of three first-quarter specials
featuring the kings of exotica!
(Lyman last month, Denny coming up in April)

We've also created a
brand new cocktail
for the occasion.
(recipe and video below).

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SET 1:

Song : : Papaya
Album : : Bora Bora (Original Soundtrack)

Song : : Boca Chica
Album : : Que Mango

Song : : Lost City
Album : : African Jazz

Song : : Melodia Loca
Album : : 'Round The World With Les Baxter

Song : : Cairo Bazaar
Album : : The New Exotic Sounds

Song : : Acapulco
Album : : The Sacred Idol

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SET 2:

Song : : Black Mass
Album : : The Dunwich Horror (Soundtrack)

Song : : Rachmaninoff-Prelude in C minor
Album : : Moog Rock

Song : : Wotuka
Album : : Tamboo!

Song : : The Ancient Galleon
Album : : Jewels of the Sea

Song : : Devil's Witchcraft
Album : : The Dunwich Horror (Soundtrack)

Song : : Quiet Village
Artist : : Vinnie Bell
Album : : Pop Goes The Electric Sitar

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SET 3:

Song : : Goin' Out Of My Head
Album : : The Colors Of Brazil

Song : : Bora Bora
Album : : Bora Bora (Original Soundtrack)

Song : : Tropicando
Album : : Que Mango

Song : : Pool Of Love
Album : : The Sacred Idol

Song : : Kalahari
Album : : African Blue

Song : : Quiet Village
Artist : : Lalo Schifrin
Album : : Black Widow

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OUTRO:

Song : : Sophisticated Savage
Artist : : Skip Heller
Album : : Fakebook

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"Temple of the Sun"
  • 1-1/2 oz 7 year old Havana Club
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz crème de banane
  • 1/2 oz orgeat
Shake with ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.

video

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Show 82: On the go...


Sunday, March 8 at 6 pm EST / 9 pm PST
Planes, cars, boats, trains, scooters,
subways, surreys, and plain old feet...
Thrifting for Tunes is on the go...

And also make sure to give our
transportation-related cocktails a try
(recipes below).

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SET 1:

Song : : Off And Running
Artist : : Robert Drasnin
Album : : Soundtrack Gamut, Vol. 3 - I Spy With My Little Eye

Song : : Le Mans (Sports Cars)
Artist : : Bob Thompson
Album : : The Sound of Speed

Song : : Mustang Cor De Sangue
Artist : : Marcos Valle
Album : : Ou Corcel Cor De Meal

Song : : Go Kart Twist
Artist : : Gianni Morandi
Album : : The Ennio Morricone Chronicles Vol. 06

Song : : Runnin' Wild
Artist : : Robert Maxwell
Album : : Red Hot Harp

Song : : Reckless Night on Board an Oceanliner
Artist : : Raymond Scott
Album : : Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights

Song : : Railroad Train Samba
Artist : : Bernie Green
Album : : Plays More Than You Can Stand In Stereo

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SET 2:

Song : : Jungle Jalopy
Artist : : Arthur Lyman
Album : : Bahia

Song : : Scooter Scootin'
Artist : : Ted Nichols
Album : : The Man Called Flintstone

Song : : La Vespa (Motor Scooter)
Artist : : Bob Thompson
Album : : The Sound of Speed

Song : : Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Artist : : Stan Ridgway
Album : : The Way I Feel Today (out-take)

Song : : Caravan
Artist : : Stanley Black
Album : : Exotic Percussion

Song : : Polynesian Hay Ride
Artist : : Alex Keack
Album : : Surfers Paradise

Song : : Beat Boat
Artist : : Alida Chelli
Album : : The Ennio Morricone Chronicles Vol. 08

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SET 3:

Song : : Star Fire (Jet Plane)
Artist : : Bob Thompson
Album : : The Sound of Speed

Song : : Flying Down To Rio
Artist : : Martin Denny
Album : : Latin Village

Song : : King Of The Road
Artist : : Tony Mottola, Dick Hyman, Doc Severinson, Bob Haggart
Album : : The Discotheque Dance Album

Song : : Ticket To Ride
Artist : : Moacyr Marques
Album : : Novo Sabor

Song : : Sub-Manhattan Blues (Subway)
Artist : : Bob Thompson
Album : : The Sound of Speed

Song : : The Old Boat
Artist : : Eden Ahbez
Album : : Eden's Island

Song : : Submarine Approach
Artist : : The Sleepwalk Guitars of Dan & Dale
Album : : Thunderball and the original Dan & Dale Themes

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OUTRO:

Song : : Road To Nowhere
Artist : : The Girls from Bahia
Album : : !Revolucion con Brasilia!

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"Sidecar"
  • 1-1/2 oz brandy
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz lemon or lime juice
Shake with ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.

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"10-Speed" (variation)
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 3/4 oz melon liqueur
  • 1/2 oz half-and-half
  • 1/4 oz coconut rum
Shake with ice.
Strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice.

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"Locomotive"
  • 5 oz Claret
  • 1/2 oz orange cuaçao
  • 1 oz honey
  • 1-1/2 tsp sugar
Simmer the ingredients in a small saucepan.
Remove from heat.
Add 1 beaten egg.
Stir.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Serve hot in a mug.