Favoriting Maraschino Melodrama with DJ Shangri-La: Playlist from September 22, 2020 Favoriting

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Favoriting September 22, 2020: Microwave Popcorn

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Microwave Popcorn
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Artist Track Approx. start time
Jeri Simpson  In My Black Lace   Favoriting  
Clyde Borly  Fever   Favoriting 0:02:16 (Pop-up)
Les Baxter & 101 Strings Orchestra  Tropicando   Favoriting 0:04:43 (Pop-up)
Ronnie Rae & the Sinkers  Chills   Favoriting 0:07:16 (Pop-up)
Herb Silvers & His Orchestra  Attracted to You   Favoriting 0:10:12 (Pop-up)
Kai Winding & Kenny Burrell  Comin' Home Baby   Favoriting 0:12:35 (Pop-up)
Corki Ray  Whirlwind   Favoriting 0:14:38 (Pop-up)
Bucky & the Strings  Lolita's on the Loose   Favoriting 0:16:30 (Pop-up)
Spank Rock  Touch Me   Favoriting 0:20:42 (Pop-up)
Maria Elena & the Twilights  Temptation   Favoriting 0:20:44 (Pop-up)
The Atlantics  Dark Eyes   Favoriting 0:22:54 (Pop-up)
Bettie Cole w/Eddie Cole  Cling to Me   Favoriting 0:25:24 (Pop-up)
Frank Hunter & His Orchestra  Ritual of the Torch   Favoriting 0:27:17 (Pop-up)
Mavis Rivers  My Quiet Village   Favoriting 0:30:03 (Pop-up)
Les Baxter  Coffee Bean/Calabash Annie   Favoriting 0:32:15 (Pop-up)
Don Ellis  Blue Fire   Favoriting 0:34:26 (Pop-up)
Peggy Lee w/Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra  Sans Souci   Favoriting 0:39:03 (Pop-up)
The Caribs  Taboo   Favoriting 0:41:31 (Pop-up)
Lori Loria  La Nipote Di Christine   Favoriting 0:45:21 (Pop-up)
Milt Raskin & His Exotic Percussion Orchestra  Forbidden   Favoriting 0:48:45 (Pop-up)
Moon Kim w/Joe Reisman's Orchestra  Kanda Kanda   Favoriting 0:52:12 (Pop-up)
Bob Kames  Misirlou   Favoriting 0:54:48 (Pop-up)
Elder Barber  Tu Eres Amour   Favoriting 0:57:01 (Pop-up)
Ed Burkey  Rosemary's Baby a.k.a. Apache Ghost   Favoriting 1:00:57 (Pop-up)
Robert Drasnin  Chant of the Moon   Favoriting 1:02:42 (Pop-up)
April Stevens  I Want a Lip   Favoriting 1:05:20 (Pop-up)
Barnes-Lesburg Orchestra  Peruvian Paperboy   Favoriting 1:07:47 (Pop-up)
Dianne Renner  Quicksand   Favoriting 1:09:48 (Pop-up)
The Rondells  100 Lbs. of Drums   Favoriting 1:11:49 (Pop-up)
The Chantays  Move It   Favoriting 1:13:54 (Pop-up)
Ruth Christie  Strange and Exotic Melody   Favoriting 1:15:55 (Pop-up)
Dorothy Ashby  Soul Vibrations   Favoriting 1:18:18 (Pop-up)
Sylvie Vartan  Whirlpool   Favoriting 1:23:36 (Pop-up)
Jo Jo Bennett  Leaving Rome   Favoriting 1:25:13 (Pop-up)
The Moonriders  Lawrence of Arabia   Favoriting 1:27:52 (Pop-up)
Joyce Heath  I Wouldn't Dream of It   Favoriting 1:30:38 (Pop-up)
Gino el Desperados  Hypnotic Latin   Favoriting 1:32:30 (Pop-up)
Tav Falco  Jungle Fever   Favoriting 1:36:13 (Pop-up)
Jayne Meadows  Hunger   Favoriting 1:40:42 (Pop-up)
Syd Dale  Penthouse Suite   Favoriting 1:44:24 (Pop-up)
Jayne Mansfield  Suey   Favoriting 1:45:58 (Pop-up)
William Onyeabor  Fantastic Man   Favoriting 1:48:25 (Pop-up)
Spank Rock  Touch Me   Favoriting 1:56:09 (Pop-up)
Serge Gainsbourg  Sea, Sex, and Sun   Favoriting 1:56:05 (Pop-up)


Listener comments!

Avatar 6:04pm

Hello Shangri-La!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:05pm

Hi DJ Shangri-La!
Avatar 6:05pm

Hello, Otis! and Chresti!
Avatar 6:05pm

Thank you for tuning in!
Avatar 6:06pm
Mr Fab:

Ungawa! A suitably sultry steamy set of tunes to open
Avatar 6:07pm

Oh, it's about to get reeeal sultry in here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:07pm
Rich in Washington:

Hey, a show! Whoop whoop!
Avatar 6:11pm

This song makes me LOL. I just imagine Casper's uncles singing this, every time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm
Franco Twinkie:

It's very tropicando outside and I can't stand it. Much better inside listening to this smoldering pile drinking a Red Stripe.
Avatar 6:14pm

Oh, totally! I prefer the artificial environment within a tiki bar over the real thing.
  🍒 Swag For Life Member 6:16pm
Paul in Ridgewood:

Hot set Shangri-La!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:20pm

I'm going to listen while I work out. The extra steamy will help with cardio. Keep it hot!
Avatar 6:23pm

hell yeah @suzy. it's gonna be spicy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24pm
Franco Twinkie:

Oh yeah! Music to cool my sweaty brow...wait a minute! This is getting me all hotted up. I'm confused, nevermind.
Avatar 6:25pm

@franco, you deserve a nice cocktail over ice to accompany these tunes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:27pm
Franco Twinkie:

Actually, I'm drinking hot coffee right now. What kind of sense does that make? Am I in backwards land?
Avatar 6:32pm
Mr Fab:

I like how you played that “Chills” song after “Fever.” I got fever and chills, but in a good way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:32pm
Rich in Washington:

This is a lovely mix, shangri-lounge!
Avatar 6:33pm

Haha, Mr. Fab, that was actually unintentional! But, thank you for pointing that out!!
Avatar 6:33pm

And, thank you, Rich!! :)
Avatar 6:34pm

I'm going for real atmospheric vibes here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:36pm
Franco Twinkie:

Considering the atmosphere here is pretty toxic right now, this is a welcome respite.
Avatar 6:37pm
Mr Fab:

The Herb Silvers song featured a theremin, speaking of atmosphere
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:39pm

greetings DJ Shangri-La and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40pm
Franco Twinkie:

Coel, are you done yet?
Avatar 6:43pm

Give me every version of Taboo there ever was, plz!
Avatar 6:44pm

Sonder and I are enjoying the songs Shangri-La, yay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:44pm
Franco Twinkie:

This is making me woozy, I think I have to lay down. I will be listening while flat.
Avatar 6:45pm

Aw, that's great, Otis! Is that your cat in your icon? I'm currently figuring out what to do with mine during mic breaks!! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:47pm

Franco no i guess next weekend
... hope you feel better
Avatar 6:58pm

That's my kitty Bunjee, oh yes.
Avatar 6:59pm

Take care Franco!
Avatar 6:59pm

They look very regal. As a good cat should.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:14pm

Shangri-lounge in the living room, neighbor's noise field recordings of tropical birds in the kitchen..
Avatar 7:15pm

That sounds like the ultimate pairing! I've been thinking of incorporating some bird noises within the program!
Avatar 7:16pm

Or maybe just my cat chirping in real time!! That seems more likely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm

It works, especially with the Taboo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm

Haha, "I want a lip" is a good title.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm

And "chirping cat".
Avatar 7:20pm

I know, espesh when we are all used to being told, "I don't wanna hear any lip!"
Avatar 7:21pm
Mailman Tom:

Soothing and relaxing lounge music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm

Ha, shangri!
Avatar 7:25pm
Mailman Tom:

I think a band by the name of Frenchy covered this song.
Avatar 7:25pm

Perfect, Mailma n Tom!
Avatar 7:25pm

Is the original by Wanda Jackson?
Avatar 7:26pm

There are a lot of covers for such a great track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:39pm
Franco Twinkie:

Uh, I'm upright again. One beer with lunch and it's POW! Out go the lights.
Avatar 7:47pm

Okay, it's poppin' off now. Thanks to my girl Jayne.
  🍒 Swag For Life Member 7:52pm
Paul in Ridgewood:

This song...Fantastic, man!
Avatar 7:53pm

Many aspire to be!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm
Franco Twinkie:

Good show! Next week I'm gonna stick to fruit juice.
Avatar 7:59pm

there might be capri-sun in the basement reserves if you are desperate!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04pm

Thanks shangri!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm

They were magpies in Australia!
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