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July 30, 2020: Incredibly Strange Music Vol. 2 - Chapter 1: Jello Biafra pt. 8 - Budget label surf, avant-electronic exotica, exotic-psychedelic-lounge music and percussion exploitation
The journey continues...
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|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Format||Comments||Images||Approx. start time|
|Mike Adams and The Red Jackets||Wipe Out at Sunset Beach||Surfers Beat||Crown Records CLP 5312||LP||"...a surf record."|
|Joe Houston||Dig||Surf Rockin'||Crown Records CLP 5313||LP||0:02:48 (Pop‑up)|
|Don Dailey||Malibu||Surf Stompin'||Crown Records CLP 5314||LP||0:05:51 (Pop‑up)|
|Alex Keack||Sunset Over Kona||For Surfers Only||Crown Records CLP 5315||LP||“Some of the their surf tracks are recycled hula recordings from their exotica cash-ins.” Just curious, does anyone have a more exact example for this?||0:08:35 (Pop‑up)|
|California Poppy Pickers||Love Can Make You Happy||Today’s Chart Busters||Alshire||LP||“…some of their rock records will be two rock songs plus Lawrence Welk-style orchestral numbers; etc.”||0:10:44 (Pop‑up)|
|Sid Bass||Espani Cani||Moog Espana||RCA||LP||0:14:14 (Pop‑up)|
|Tom Dissevelt and Kid Baltan||Moon Maid||Song of the Second Moon||Limelight||LP||"Song of the Second Moon…has enough of an ethereal ’50’s sci-fi mood to be called avant-electronic-exotica.” DJ Note: I just realized that this is what you hear sampled on the intro of “Martian Hop” by The Randells||0:16:03 (Pop‑up)|
|Fifty Foot Hose||If Not This Time||Cauldron||Limelight||LP||0:19:20 (Pop‑up)|
|Bill Reddie||Djem (Duh—Jem)||Atlantis Revisited||LP||"...from Las Vegas of all places."||0:21:21 (Pop‑up)|
|Jorge Reyes & Antonio Zepeda||I-Caña||A La Izquierda Del Colibrí||LP||"This is the most direct link I’ve heard between Les Baxter and Tangerine Dream.” (2017 Re-issue by Emotional Rescue. Sold my original long ago sadly.)||0:27:10 (Pop‑up)|
|Tangerine Dream||Geburt (Genesis)||Electronic Meditation||LP||Record Store Day 2017 Re-masterd||0:34:11 (Pop‑up)|
|Kaplan Brothers||Nightbird||Nightbird||LP||“And the only exotica-psychedelic-lounge record I’ve found is by The Kaplan Brothers: There are Spaghetti-Western riffs all over the place that even Morricone would envy.”||0:40:43 (Pop‑up)|
|Lani Royal with The Diamond Head Band||Hawaiian War Chant||The Sound of Hawaii: Percussive Pineapples||LP||“Almost anytime you see “Hawaiian War Chant” on an album, that’s a dead giveaway that you’re dealing with the bottom of the barrel in enthno-exploitation.”||0:45:25 (Pop‑up)|
|Dickie Harrell||Drivin' Around The Block||Wild Stereo Drums||LP||0:48:20 (Pop‑up)|
|Dickie Harrell||Exotic Bird-Bird||Drums and More Drums||LP||DJ Note - Dickie Harrell previously of Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps||0:50:22 (Pop‑up)|
|The Hollywood Persuaders||Drums A-Go-Go||Swing For a Crime||0:52:40 (Pop‑up)|
|The Shangaans||Taboo||Jungle Drums||LP||0:55:11 (Pop‑up)|