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

  • 100 tracks
1
Al Simms Sextet (Jungle) Slave Dance
2
Alfredito and His Orchestra Chop Suey Mambo
3
The Baton of Andre Brummer Tumba Technicolor Paradise - Rhum Rhapsodies & Other Exotic Delights
4
Bailey's Nervous Kats featuring James Mills Cobra
6
Big Walter and the Thunderbirds Part 1
8
Biscaynes With Co-Encidentals Midnight in Montevideo
12
Chuck (Big Guitar) Ernest with the Satellite Band Blue Oasis
13
Dave Diddle Day Blue Moon Baby
14
Dave Brubeck Raga Theme for Raghu
16
Fila Brazillia Nature Boy LateNightTales: The Cover Versions
17
Don Sargent and the Buddies Voodoo Kiss
19
Eddie Kochak & Hakki Obadia Jazz in Port Said: Bossa Nova Araby
20
Eddie Wiggins Jazz Combo Manteca
21
Elmo Garcia and His Orchestra Island Love Chant
22
Esy Morales: The World's Greatest Flutist and His Orchestra Jungle Fantasy
23
Everett Mills with Bumps Blackwell's Ork Chorus Bongo
24
Gene Sikora & The Irrationals Tanganyika
25
George Loa - Maui Loa (Little Brother) Cosmic Climax (Polynesian Chant of Green Creation)
26
George Shearing Quintet Drume Negrita
27
Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra Algerian Fantasy (Part 1)
28
Harold Spina's Argyle Entertainers Hurricane!
29
Harvey Anderson Modern Jazz Quartet Jivaro
30
Humberto Morales y su Mambo de la Silva Guili Guili
31
Jack Medell and His Orchestra Umbe?
33
Jeri Simpson In My Black Lace
34
Jerry & the Catalinas The Arabian Knight
35
Jerry and the Landslides Green Fire
38
Jimmie McGriff Jungle Cat (Part 1)
39
Jimmy Briggs with Willie Moore's Quintet Spanish Guitar
40
Jimmy Owens & Group featuring Kaino El Frejoles (The Bean)
41
Joann Auborn and the Rays Tanganyika
42
Joe Conwright and his Mighty Men Down in the Congo
44
Lenny and the Thundertones The Moon of Manakoora
45
Les Baxter The Left Arm Of Buddha
46
Lombardo Twins Arabian Nightmare
47
AL CAIOLA TEMPTATION WARM & MELLOW
48
Mel Gray with Johnny Mical's Orchestra and the Elmo Russ Singers Mambo Jungle
54
Pasquale & The Lunar-Tiks Moon Madness
55
Paul Leader The Devil's Pad (7"
57
Quartet Tres Bien Voo Doo Man
58
Ray Rivera Moja Moja Poli Poli
59
Red Garrison & His Zodiacs Chant of the Jungle
61
Roscoe Weathers Quintet Echoes
62
Ross Anderson Chorus and Orch. Tam-Bu Theme
63
Stan Applebaum Undiscovered Island
64
Stu Phillips & Orch. Tropical Summer
66
The Afro-Americans - Sticks Evans - Lila St. John Africa Laments
69
The Centuries Polynesian Paradise
72
The Fabulous Pearls Jungle Bunny
74
The Islanders Forbidden Island
75
The James Arr Septette Congo Elegy
76
Johnny Lewis Trio and Millie Coral)
79
The Moonriders Lawrence of Arabia
80
The Palms and Lefty Bates Band Edna
81
The Saxons Camel Walk (Part Two)
87
The Tempters Temptation Cha Cha
88
The Three Bars Featuring Nicky Roberts Caribbean Cruise
89
One Man Band The Breeze and I
90
The Vibrents The Breeze and I
91
The Victor Feldman Quartet New Delhi
93
Tommy Burchard and His Cordovox Romero Sunset
94
Tony Martinez and His Mambo Combo Pharoah's Curse
95
mystery Choreo record Savage Ritual
96
Vince & the Waikiki Rumblers Pacifica
97
Walter Bolen Lion Hunt (Part Two)
98
Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra Flute Nightmare