Dan Shiman, who’s also proprietor of the excellent MP3 blog Office Naps, curates a fantastic introduction to the exotica music with this playlist.

The Exotica Project – One Hundred Dreamland 45s

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Al Simms Sextet (Jungle) Slave Dance
1
Alfredito and His Orchestra Chop Suey Mambo
2
The Baton of Andre Brummer Tumba Technicolor Paradise - Rhum Rhapsodies & Other Exotic Delights
3
Bailey's Nervous Kats featuring James Mills Cobra
4
Bat'ya Main Theme of Exodus
5
Big Walter and the Thunderbirds Part 1,Watusie Freeze
7
Biscaynes With Co-Encidentals Midnight in Montevideo
8
Bob Keene Orchestra Swahili
10
Carmen Lesay Sunset Mood
11
Chuck (Big Guitar) Ernest with the Satellite Band Blue Oasis
12
Dave Diddle Day Blue Moon Baby
13
Dave Brubeck Raga Theme for Raghu
15
Fila Brazillia Nature Boy LateNightTales: The Cover Versions
16
Don Sargent and the Buddies Voodoo Kiss
18
Eddie Kochak & Hakki Obadia Jazz in Port Said: Bossa Nova Araby
19
Eddie Wiggins Jazz Combo Manteca
20
Elmo Garcia and His Orchestra Island Love Chant
21
Esy Morales: The World's Greatest Flutist and His Orchestra Jungle Fantasy
22
Everett Mills with Bumps Blackwell's Ork Chorus Bongo
23
Gene Sikora & The Irrationals Tanganyika
24
George Loa - Maui Loa (Little Brother) Cosmic Climax (Polynesian Chant of Green Creation)
25
George Shearing Quintet Drume Negrita
26
Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra Algerian Fantasy (Part 1)
27
Harold Spina's Argyle Entertainers Hurricane!
28
Harvey Anderson Modern Jazz Quartet Jivaro
29
Humberto Morales y su Mambo de la Silva Guili Guili
30
Jack Medell and His Orchestra Umbe?
32
Jeri Simpson In My Black Lace
33
Jerry & the Catalinas The Arabian Knight
34
Jerry and the Landslides Green Fire
35
Jim Pierce Seventh Veil
36
Jimbo's Combo Hokus Pokus
37
Jimmie McGriff Jungle Cat (Part 1)
38
Jimmy Briggs with Willie Moore's Quintet Spanish Guitar
39
Jimmy Owens & Group featuring Kaino El Frejoles (The Bean)
40
Joann Auborn and the Rays Tanganyika
41
Joe Conwright and his Mighty Men Down in the Congo
42
Lawrence Bros. Combo Pyramid
43
Lenny and the Thundertones The Moon of Manakoora
44
Les Baxter The Left Arm Of Buddha
45
Lombardo Twins Arabian Nightmare
46
AL CAIOLA TEMPTATION WARM & MELLOW
47
Mel Gray with Johnny Mical's Orchestra and the Elmo Russ Singers Mambo Jungle
48
Mike Baltch Quartet Delilah
49
Dick Eckels,Nick Fatool,Phil Stephens Part II,The Big Noise From Watusi
51
Otis Freeman Mambo Arribique
53
Pasquale & The Lunar-Tiks Moon Madness
54
Paul Leader The Devil's Pad (7",Tropical Isle)
56
Quartet Tres Bien Voo Doo Man
57
Ray Rivera Moja Moja Poli Poli
58
Red Garrison & His Zodiacs Chant of the Jungle
59
Rita Moss Part 1,Zatika
60
Roscoe Weathers Quintet Echoes
61
Ross Anderson Chorus and Orch. Tam-Bu Theme
62
Stan Applebaum Undiscovered Island
63
Stu Phillips & Orch. Tropical Summer
65
The Afro-Americans - Sticks Evans - Lila St. John Africa Laments
67
The Blue Jeans Moon Mist
68
The Centuries Polynesian Paradise
71
The Fabulous Pearls Jungle Bunny
73
The Islanders Forbidden Island
74
The James Arr Septette Congo Elegy
75
Johnny Lewis Trio and Millie Coral),Snake Hips (7"
78
The Moonriders Lawrence of Arabia
79
The Palms and Lefty Bates Band Edna
80
The Saxons Camel Walk (Part Two)
82
The Shelltones Blue Castaway
83
The Slaves Hari's Harem
84
The Sound Breakers Marooned
85
The Surfmen Paradise Cove
86
The Tempters Temptation Cha Cha
87
The Three Bars Featuring Nicky Roberts Caribbean Cruise
88
One Man Band,The Traveler: Emile Duval The Breeze and I
89
The Vibrents The Breeze and I
90
The Victor Feldman Quartet New Delhi
91
The Wailers Driftwood (45)
92
Tommy Burchard and His Cordovox Romero Sunset
93
Tony Martinez and His Mambo Combo Pharoah's Curse
94
mystery Choreo record Savage Ritual
95
Vince & the Waikiki Rumblers Pacifica
96
Walter Bolen Lion Hunt (Part Two)
97
Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra Flute Nightmare
98
Yo Yo Hashi Along the Ginza
99
Yusef Lateef Jungle Fantasy