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Destination Desert: 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures Off to the desert, embark on a R 'n' R trip to the orient, to exotic destinations and distant cities: this CD edition from the 'Destination' series on Bear Family Recordsr is all about rock 'n' roll and sheikhs, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba and faraway places like Baghdad and Istanbul. -Musical companions include Bill Haley and his Comets, Jerry Reed, Art Neville, Dinah Washington, The Fendermen and Preston Love. -The playlist from the 1950s and early '60s provides Caravan, Come With Me To The Casbah, Turkish Doghouse, Ahab The Arab, Sinbad, Ali Ben Ghazi and more musical highlights. -Charmingly written liner notes and info on each performer by music historian Bill Dahl and careful re-mastering round out a delightful project. If you were astride a mighty camel while fearlessly navigating the wind-swept sands of the Sahara, good old-fashioned rock and roll would be just about the last commodity you would expect to encounter. Yet such fantastic scenarios inspired a slew of songs set to exotically rocking rhythms, their unusual narratives constructed around sheiks, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba, and far-off locales like Bagdad and Istanbul. Those happen to be the very subjects dominating Bear Family's 'Destination Desert - 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures.' Some very unexpected names turn up on this anthology that you'd never expect to see searing their feet in such scorching, sun-strewn climes: rockabilly guitar ace Jerry Reed, for example, or sax wailer Preston Love, or New Orleans piano pounder Art Neville. Glamorous R&B chanteuses Dinah Washington and Big Maybelle seem highly unlikely candidates to hop aboard a dromedary, but they're here as well. The Fendermen, The Polk Brothers, and Bobby Christian offer contrasting treatments of Duke Ellington's immortal Caravan.
Destination Desert: 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures Off to the desert, embark on a R 'n' R trip to the orient, to exotic destinations and distant cities: this CD edition from the 'Destination' series on Bear Family Recordsr is all about rock 'n' roll and sheikhs, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba and faraway places like Baghdad and Istanbul. -Musical companions include Bill Haley and his Comets, Jerry Reed, Art Neville, Dinah Washington, The Fendermen and Preston Love. -The playlist from the 1950s and early '60s provides Caravan, Come With Me To The Casbah, Turkish Doghouse, Ahab The Arab, Sinbad, Ali Ben Ghazi and more musical highlights. -Charmingly written liner notes and info on each performer by music historian Bill Dahl and careful re-mastering round out a delightful project. If you were astride a mighty camel while fearlessly navigating the wind-swept sands of the Sahara, good old-fashioned rock and roll would be just about the last commodity you would expect to encounter. Yet such fantastic scenarios inspired a slew of songs set to exotically rocking rhythms, their unusual narratives constructed around sheiks, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba, and far-off locales like Bagdad and Istanbul. Those happen to be the very subjects dominating Bear Family's 'Destination Desert - 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures.' Some very unexpected names turn up on this anthology that you'd never expect to see searing their feet in such scorching, sun-strewn climes: rockabilly guitar ace Jerry Reed, for example, or sax wailer Preston Love, or New Orleans piano pounder Art Neville. Glamorous R&B chanteuses Dinah Washington and Big Maybelle seem highly unlikely candidates to hop aboard a dromedary, but they're here as well. The Fendermen, The Polk Brothers, and Bobby Christian offer contrasting treatments of Duke Ellington's immortal Caravan.
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Destination Desert: 33 Oriental / Various (Wb) - Destination Desert: 33 Oriental / Various [With Booklet]

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Format: CD
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Rel. Date: 09/08/2023
UPC: 4000127177315

Destination Desert: 33 Oriental / Various [With Booklet]
Artist: Destination Desert: 33 Oriental / Various (Wb)
Format: CD
New: Available $11.99
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DISC: 1

1. Jerry Reed - Rockin' In Bagdad
2. The Champs - Ali Baba (2 rmst.)
3. The Polk Brothers - Caravan Rock
4. The Ramrocks - Pasha
5. The Silver-Tones - Arabian Rock
6. Eddie 'The Sheik' Kochak - Shish Ka Bob Rock
7. The Majestics - Oasis
8. Big Maybelle - That's A Pretty Good Love
9. Jack Hammer - Ali Ben Ghazi
10. The Latins - Habibi Twist
11. The Slaves - Hari's Harem
12. The Saxons - Camel Walk -part I
13. Jo Ann Campbell - Ahab The Arab
14. Preston Love - Ali Baba's Boogie
15. The Colts - Sheik Of Araby
16. Dinah Washington - One Arabian Night
17. The Fendermen - Caravan
18. Ferlin Husky - Aladdin's Lamp
19. Leroy Holmes - In A Persian Market
20. Bill Haley and His Comets - Oriental Rock
21. Bobby Freeman - Sinbad
22. The Teentones - Sands Of Arabia
23. Ganimian and His Orientals - Come With Me To The Casbah
24. Dave ; The Customs - Ali Baba
25. Art Neville - Arabian Love Call
26. The Socialties - King Tut Rock
27. The Big Sound Of Don Ralke - Zooba!
28. Billy Grammer - Princess Of Persia
29. Johnny and The Hurricanes - Sheba
30. Kent Westberry - Turkish Doghouse Rock
31. The Renegades - Istanbul
32. The Sandpipers - Ali Baba
33. Bobby Christian - Caravan

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Destination Desert: 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures Off to the desert, embark on a R 'n' R trip to the orient, to exotic destinations and distant cities: this CD edition from the 'Destination' series on Bear Family Recordsr is all about rock 'n' roll and sheikhs, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba and faraway places like Baghdad and Istanbul. -Musical companions include Bill Haley and his Comets, Jerry Reed, Art Neville, Dinah Washington, The Fendermen and Preston Love. -The playlist from the 1950s and early '60s provides Caravan, Come With Me To The Casbah, Turkish Doghouse, Ahab The Arab, Sinbad, Ali Ben Ghazi and more musical highlights. -Charmingly written liner notes and info on each performer by music historian Bill Dahl and careful re-mastering round out a delightful project. If you were astride a mighty camel while fearlessly navigating the wind-swept sands of the Sahara, good old-fashioned rock and roll would be just about the last commodity you would expect to encounter. Yet such fantastic scenarios inspired a slew of songs set to exotically rocking rhythms, their unusual narratives constructed around sheiks, harems, oases, King Tut and Ali Baba, and far-off locales like Bagdad and Istanbul. Those happen to be the very subjects dominating Bear Family's 'Destination Desert - 33 Oriental Rock 'n' Roll Treasures.' Some very unexpected names turn up on this anthology that you'd never expect to see searing their feet in such scorching, sun-strewn climes: rockabilly guitar ace Jerry Reed, for example, or sax wailer Preston Love, or New Orleans piano pounder Art Neville. Glamorous R&B chanteuses Dinah Washington and Big Maybelle seem highly unlikely candidates to hop aboard a dromedary, but they're here as well. The Fendermen, The Polk Brothers, and Bobby Christian offer contrasting treatments of Duke Ellington's immortal Caravan.
        
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