Martin Denny The Exciting Sounds of Martin Denny: Exotica / Exotica, Volume 2

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  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Scamp

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4 stars out of 5 - "These two albums were revolutionary, integrating Hawaiian and African rhythms into lounge bar arrangement alongside birdcalls and ambient noises."


  • 1.Quiet Village
  • 2.Return To Paradise
  • 3.Hong Kong Blues
  • 4.Busy Port
  • 5.Lutos Land
  • 6.Similau
  • 7.Stone God
  • 8.Jungle Flower
  • 9.China Nights
  • 10.Ah Me Furi
  • 11.Waipo
  • 12.Love Dance
  • 13.Soshu Night Serenade
  • 14.Island Of Dreams
  • 15.Japanese Farewell Song
  • 16.Singing Bamboos
  • 17.Queen Chant, The (Li Liu E)
  • 18.Wedding Song (Ke Kali Ne Au)
  • 19.Escales
  • 20.When First I Love
  • 21.August Bells
  • 22.Bacoa
  • 23.Ebb Tide
  • 24.Ruch Hour In Hong Knog

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Includes liner notes by Martin Denny.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
EXOTICA 1/EXOTICA 2 was originally released as 2 separate LPs in 1957 and 1958 respectively.
Personnel: Martin Denny (piano, celesta); Jack Shoop (alto flute, baritone saxophone); Arthur Lyman (vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, percussion); Roy Harte, Harold Chang (drums, percussion); August Colon (congas, bongos); Gil Baumgart (percussion).
Audio Remasterer: Alan Douches.
Liner Note Author: Martin Denny.
Recording information: Capitol Recording Studio (12/??/1956-06/19/1957); Scamp Studios, Hollywood, CA (12/??/1956-06/19/1957); Webley Edwards Studio, Honolulu, HI (12/??/1956-06/19/1957).
Unknown Contributor Role: August Colon.
Arrangers: Gil Baumgart; Martin Denny.
Martin Denny's Exotica was originally released in 1957 on Liberty and contained the number one hit "Quiet Village." The original version was recorded in mono and became so popular that the following year the album was re-recorded for stereo. The 2005 reissue on Rev-Ola contains both versions; Denny said he preferred the original mono. Casual listeners should stick with one of the many Martin Denny compilations. ~ Al Campbell

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