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World Dance Music
1984 Four Dots FD1010


1. Skokiaan (Afri-Ska)


PINEAPPLE BEER FROM AFRICA

INSTRUMENTAL HIT FOR PEREZ PRADO IN THE FIFTIES

2. Oaxaca (Polka)


A STATE IN MEXICO ON THE PACIFIC COAST

PRONOUNCED WÁ HÁ KÁ

WRITTEN BY ESTEBAN (STEVE) JORDAN, SOUTH TEXAS MUSICAL GENIUS

3. Speak Up (Mambo)


A FAVORITE OF ARTHUR MURRAY

4. Come Back To Me (Polka Pop)


A VARY FAST POLKA

IT'S A COMBINATION OF THE HEAVY CHICAGO PUNCH AND EASTERN 

EUROPEAN TEMPO

5. Sixteen Tons (Cumbia)


TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD'S BIGGEST HIT

THIS ARRANGEMENT IS BY THE CUMBIA MASTERS, LOS HERMANOS BARRON

TOUGH GUY VOCALS BY JEFFREY

6. Rosemary's Baby (Waltz)


THEME FROM THE MOVIE BY THE SAME NAME

YOU CAN WALTZ TO IT

7. Lorianna (Polka Norteña)


ANOTHER POLKA BY ESTEBAN (STEVE) JORDAN

CARL PLAYS ACCORDIAN

8. People Are Strange (Hora)


ORIGINALLY BY JIM MORRISON AND THE DOORS

PLAYED HERE AS A PSYCHEDELIC HORA (YIDDISH POLKA)

PERFECT AT WEDDINGS

9. Gigi (Tex Mex Rock & Roll)


SONG ABOUT OBSESSION FEATURING TIMMY'S TEX MEX HORNS

THE INTRO IS LA MARSEILIAISE (FRENCH NATIONAL ANTHEM)

10. Ice Machine In The Desert (Reggae Rock)


INSPIRED BY THE SIGHT OF AN ICE MACHINE IN THE BACK OF A 

DALLAS CLUB AFTER A PARTICULARLY HOT NIGHT

JEFFREY'S ON BARITONE SAX

11. El Cumbanchero (Guaguanco)


A CUBAN GUAGUANCO - THE TOM TOMS GO WÄ WÁN KÓ

12. Lilli Marlene (Schottische)


ONCE RECORDED BY MARLENE DEIETRICH

ESPECIALLY POPULAR WITH THE GERMAN AND AMERICAN TROOPS

STATIONED IN THE SAHARA DESERT DURING WORLD WAR II

WE PLAY IT AS A SCHOTTISCHE, A WELL-KNOWN EUROPEAN FOLK DANCE

13. Russian Doll (Ukrainian Polka)


UKRANIAN POLKA ASSOCIATED WITH THE SPRING WHEAT SOWING

REAL TITLE IS SIYANKA

14. The Duck Dance (Duck, Bird or Chicken Dance)


PERHAPS THE FASTEST GROWING DANCE CRAZE IN THE WORLD TODAY

SOME CALL IT THE BIRD DANCE, SOME CALL IT THE CHICKEN DANCE

OF COURSE, THAT'S LYLE ON TUBA



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