Saturday, August 2, 2008

Show 71: August 2008

First airing on August 2...
Repeat on August 16


Oh the places I go to stock up on the right kinds of rum!
I even sailed right through the first hurricane of the season
on a recent rum-buying expedition...

So this month's show is inspired by that fateful trip...
One hour of vintage exotica about the rain, the wind, and the sea!
a Dark and Stormy cocktail to help steady us through the storm!

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Song :: Legend Of The Rain
Artist :: Arthur Lyman
Album :: Bahia

Song :: Rain
Artist :: Martin Denny
Album :: In Person

Song :: Rains Of Okavango
Artist :: Tak Shindo
Album :: Mganga

Song :: Blue Rain
Artist :: The Islanders
Album :: The Enchanted Sound of the Islanders

Song :: Don't Rain On My Parade
Artist :: Arthur Lyman
Album :: Polynesia

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  • 2 oz dark rum (preferably Gosling's Black Seal, or use a good aged Havana Club if you can get your hands on it)
  • 3 oz ginger beer (try to find an especially zesty variety, something with a little kick)
  • Dash of bitters
  • Lime wedge
  • Build the ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice cubes.
  • Give the lime wedge a squeeze before using it as garnish.
  • Serve in a highball glass (9 oz)

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Song :: Tropic Trade Winds
Artist :: Gene Rains
Album :: The Call Of The Tropics

Song :: Warm Night Wind
Artist :: Robert Drasnin
Album :: Voodoo!

Song :: Tradewind
Artist :: Eden Ahbez
Album :: Eden's Island

Song :: Cast Your Fate to the Wind
Artist :: Arthur Lyman
Album :: Pearly Shells

Song :: Trade Winds
Artist :: Les Baxter
Album :: Bora Bora (Original Soundtrack)

Song :: Trade Winds
Artist :: Phil Moore
Album :: Polynesian Paradise

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Song :: Sea Breeze
Artist :: The Out-Islanders
Album :: Polynesian Fantasy

Song :: Off Shore
Artist :: Gene Rains
Album :: Rains in the Tropics

Song :: The Naked Sea
Artist :: Gene Rains
Album :: Lotus Land

Song :: Beyond the Reef
Artist :: Bill Jaffee and his Islanders
Album :: Hawaiian Paradise

Song :: Emerald Sea
Artist :: Les Baxter
Album :: Bora Bora (Original Soundtrack)

Song :: Far Across The Sea
Artist :: The Gene Rains Group
Album :: Far Across The Sea

Song :: Strange Cargo
Artist :: The Gene Rains Group
Album :: Far Across The Sea

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