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The Sound of Tiki

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This Bear Family single-disc collection provides a fun glimpse into the Tiki exotica music synonymous with the late '50s and early '60s. Producer, author, and expert on all things Tiki, Sven Kirsten, chose 18 cuts that haven't shown up ad nauseum on similar compilations and should sustain the curiosity of collectors and the enjoyment of casual listeners. Alongside pioneers of the genre like Arthur Lyman, Les Baxter, and Martin Denny are lesser-heard tracks from Marais & Miranda, Paul Page, and the Mary Kaye Trio. The disc also explores a few highlights from Tiki television and film of the era by Buddy Morrow, Andy Williams, and Don Ho. Like most Bear Family releases, The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This Bear Family single-disc collection provides a fun glimpse into the Tiki exotica music synonymous with the late '50s and early '60s. Producer, author, and expert on all things Tiki, Sven Kirsten, chose 18 cuts that haven't shown up ad nauseum on similar compilations and should sustain the curiosity of collectors and the enjoyment of casual listeners. Alongside pioneers of the genre like Arthur Lyman, Les Baxter, and Martin Denny are lesser-heard tracks from Marais & Miranda, Paul Page, and the Mary Kaye Trio. The disc also explores a few highlights from Tiki television and film of the era by Buddy Morrow, Andy Williams, and Don Ho. Like most Bear Family releases, The Sound of Tiki is lovingly packed with colorful photos, a 52-page booklet, and insightful text.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2013
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127163387
  • Catalog Number: 2716338
  • Sales rank: 71,569

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Taboo Tu - Arthur Lyman (2:10)
  2. 2 Aku Aku - Martin Denny (3:10)
  3. 3 Bali Ha'i - Gloria Lynne (2:52)
  4. 4 Bird of Paradise - Les Baxter (2:59)
  5. 5 Castaway - Paul Page (1:39)
  6. 6 Tiki - Si Zentner (2:26)
  7. 7 House of Bamboo - Andy Williams (2:13)
  8. 8 Kon Tiki - The Shadows (2:00)
  9. 9 I-Ha-She - Marais & Miranda (2:46)
  10. 10 Hawaiian Eye - Buddy Morrow (2:30)
  11. 11 Hilo Boy - The Mary Kaye Trio (1:49)
  12. 12 Ulili E (2:07)
  13. 13 Pieces of Eight - Paul Page (2:09)
  14. 14 Full Moon - Eden Ahbez (2:59)
  15. 15 Bamboo - Surfmen (2:47)
  16. 16 Hawaii Five-O/Quiet Village Medley - Don Ho (4:33)
  17. 17 Luau is Calling You (2:19)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Les Baxter Composer
Arthur Lyman Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Paul Page Composer
Eden Ahbez Composer
Traditional Composer
Christian Zwarg Mastering
Daniel Gersdorf Photo Restoration
Mychael Gerstenberger Artwork
Marais Composer
Sven a. Kirsten Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations, Photo Scanning, Presentation
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