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Radio Bastet - Vintage Belly Dance Music

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Podcasting "old-school" belly dance vinyl from the 1950's through the 1980's!

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    Program 77

    77 - the year I graduated from high school, and the number of the last archive podcast! You know what that means - brand spankin' new shows are on their way! In the meantime, please shake and dance smoothly to Jalaleddin Takesh, Light Rain (with the Kronos Quartet! I'm serious!), Hillel and Aviva, and so many more! Radio Bastet loves you!

    1.  AHMED ABDUL-MALIK
        Isma'a (Listen) - 4:15
        from the album East Meets West, 1960

    2.  GUS VALI & HIS ORCHESTRA
        Medley No. 1 Turkish & Greek: Kashlarin Inge Inge/Erzurum/Delilo/Beyruit/Adanaly/Verisario/Itya/Golfo - 5:53
        from the album 51 Belly Dancer Favorites, no date given

    3.  DAMASCUS MUSICAL GROUP CONDUCTED BY SELIM SARWAT
        Kaddoukal Mayass - 3:18
        from the album Rhythms & Dances from Syria - Belly Dance!, 1977
       
    4.  HILLEL & AVIVA
        Ma-Dodech-Midod (How is Your Beloved One?) - 2:28
        from the album Night On the Desert, 1959
       
    5.  UNCREDITED MUSICIANS - SOUAD HOSNI, VOCALS
        Raks El Mandeel - 2:30
        from the album Khalli Balek Min Zouzou (Soundtrack), 1972
       
    6.  JALALEDDIN TAKESH
        Ahsah Yak Jan - 3:13
        from the album Habibi Dances Beladi Ya Beladi - Vol. III, 1979
           
    7.  UDI JOSEPH KOUYOUMJIAN ORCHESTRA
        Hijaz Taksim - 4:24
        from the album Beautiful Belly - Music for Listening and Dancing, 1975
               
    8.  THE JOHN BERBERIAN ENSEMBLE WITH ROSKO
        A Glance at the Future (Music: Bijou) - 4:25
        from the album Music and Gibran, 1968
       
    9.  LIGHT RAIN (FEATURING THE KRONOS QUARTET)
        Suite II: Desert Dwellers * La Baranca * (When I'm) 6/4 * Sundown Silhouette * Mandolin Dance - 19:19
        from the album Dream Suite, 1979

    10. ELIAS RAHBANI
        I Think of You - 2:28
        from the album Mosaic of the Orient Vol. 1, 1972

    11. IRAQI NATIONAL TROUPE FOR FOLK ARTS
        Al-Atbaq (The Trays) - 4:52
        from the album Iraqi National Troupe for Folk Arts, 1979

    12. ALI SROUR
        Rakset Dounia - 5:22
        from the album Exotic Oriental Dances - Cairo By Night Volume 2, 1977


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    Program 76

    INCOMING! It's archive program #76 coming in for a direct hit! Featuring the likes of Eddie Mekjian, Ibrahim Turmen, John Berberian, and even more besides! SAVE YOURSELVES!

    1.  ELIAS & ZIAD RAHBANI
        Don't Blame Me (La Teateb Alayi) - 2:23
        from the album Belly Dance Fever, 1979

    2.  AHMED FOUAD HASSAN & THE AL-FIRQA AL-MASIYYA ORCHESTRA (UNCREDITED)
        Dimashq - 3:06
        from the album Dance of the Hareem, 1965

    3.  JOHN BERBERIAN & THE ROCK EAST ENSEMBLE
        3/8 + 5/8 = 8/8 - 5:12
        from the album Middle Eastern Rock, 1969
       
    4.  SAMI JOURDAK
        Rakis Sharky (Oriental Dance) - 4:09
        from the album Sami Jourdak Plays Music For Belly Dancers, 1965
       
    5.  EDDIE MEKJIAN & ENSEMBLE
        Hye Vahn (halleh) - 3:19
        from the album Belly Dance Music From the Middle East Vol. 1, no date given
       
    6.  TASSO MAVRIS & GREEK ORCHESTRA
        Never On Sunday - 3:04
        from the album Greek Dance Party, no date given
           
    7.  AISHA ALI (ARCHIVIST)
        Raqs Baladi (Cairo) - 3:53
        from the album Music For the Oriental Dance, 1982
               
    8.  IBRAHIM TURMEN
        Dahlal - 1:46
        from the album Saidi Wind Vol. 1, 1985
       
    9.  SAFFET'S ORIENTAL ORCHESTRA
        Koroglu (oyun havasi) - 2:35
        from the album Belly Dance Festival, no date given

    10. BUDDY SARKISSIAN PRESENTS RICHARD A. HAGOPIAN
        Drumsalero - 3:21
        from the album Kef Time Las Vegas, no date given

    11. FRED ELIAS ENSEMBLE WITH JOHN TATASSOPOULOS
        Artistic Moods - 20:46
        from the album Artistic Moods for Dance, no date given

    12. AHMED SHIBA & HIS ENSEMBLE
        Zuruni (Visit Me) - 4:29
        from the album Music For Belly-Dancing, 1973

    13. MIKE BATT WITH THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
        Qualir At Night - 1:46
        from the album Caravans Original Motion Picture Score, 1978

    14. THE BIG EDDIE ADAMIS ORCHESTRA
        El Mouled - 2:17
        from the album Middle East Goes Modern, 1963


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    Program 75

    Give it up for archive show #75, whomping you upside the head with the Aramite Band, Gus Vali, Ozel Turkbas, and some 80's belly dance club music! You know you want it!

    1.  MOHAMMED EL-BAKKAR & HIS ORIENTAL ENSEMBLE
        Salaam Aleikum (Greetings!) - 4:05
        from the album Dances of Port Said: Music of the Middle East Vol. 5, 1960

    2.  JIMMY LINARDOS & HIS NEAR-EAST GROUP
        Bichlibidia (Playthings) - 4:24
        from the album Recorded Live at Cafe Tel Aviv, 1968

    3.  THE ABDUL HASSAN ORCHESTRA
        Abdul's Dance - 3:16
        from the album Arabian Affair, 1978
       
    4.  THE ARAMITE BAND
        Bongo Rhythms - 2:52
        from the album Hot Sands, 1958
       
    5.  EDDIE "THE SHEIK" KOCHAK WITH FRED ELIAS & THE EL-MECCA ENSEMBLE
        Tempest - 1:54
        from the album Ya Salaam - The New Amer-Abic Sound of the Middle East, no date given
       
    6.  NAJIB AL-SARRAJ
        Shu Fiha - 5:52
        from the album An Evening in Damascus, no date given
           
    7.  THE SUKRU TUNAR ORCHESTRA
        Cargah Oyun Havasi (Chargah Dance Music) - 3:00
        from the album Music of the Harems, no date given
               
    8.  TONI FRANGIEH (buzuk), SETRAK SARKISSIAN (tabla)
        Anal Li Alayki Meshtak - 3:36
        from the album Belly Dance Nights (Layale Bourg El Hamam) Volume 1, 1977
       
    9.  GUS VALI & HIS ORCHESTRA
        Topkapi - 2:35
        from the album Belly Dancer Favorites, 1973

    10. OZEL TURKBAS
        Ozel's Belly Dance Routine - 16:58
        from the album Dance Into Your Sultan's Heart, no date given

    11. FAREED (FARID) EL ATRASH
        Anniversary - 4:57
        from the album Songs From the Film "Immortal Tune" (Lahn Kheloud), 1952

    12. YACOUBIAN & COMPANY
        Rambe-Rambe - 3:19
        from the album The Glorious Greeks, no date given

    13. AMINA
        Belly Dance (Club Mix)
        from the EP Belly Dance, 1989


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    Program 74

    Prepare yourselves for archive show #74, where you will shimmy with Naif Agby, Michael Hartophilis, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, and so many more! Raq on with your bad selves!

    1.  OMAR KHORSHID & HIS MAGIC GUITAR
        Popcorn - 4:08
        from the album Belly Dance With Omar Khorshid & His Magic Guitar Volume 3, 1974

    2.  SABAH
        Allouli el hob beynbea* - 5:57
        from the album Sabah Greatest Hits, 1973
          *Marisa's note: I don't have the jacket to this record, so I'm not sure of the track titles...

    3.  YOUSEF & HIS BAGDAD ENSEMBLE
        Jara El Helwa (The Sweet One Nearby) - 4:46
        from the album Bagdad, no date given
       
    4.  NAIF AGBY & HIS ORCHESTRA
        Ya Em-El-Kal (Beautiful Mole) - 4:03
        from the album Bedouin Sahda, 1964
       
    5.  THE STEVO TEODOSIEVSKI ENSEMBLE (UNCREDITED)
        Sastalinse Cigani - 2:41
        from the album Authentic Belly Dance Music, 1976
       
    6.  GEORGE ABDO & HIS "FLAMES OF ARABY" ORCHESTRA
        Raks El Sehr (Dance of Magic) - 3:07
        from the album The Magic of Belly Dancing, 1979
           
    7.  MICHAEL HARTOPHILIS & HIS ORCHESTRA
        Melaxreno - 2:30
        from the album Greek Fire, 1966
               
    8.  IRAQI NATIONAL TROUPE FOR FOLK ARTS
        Al-Hajl (The Anklet) - 5:08
        from the album Iraqi National Troupe For Folk Arts, 1979
       
    9.  MUNIR BECHIR & HIS QUARTET
        Meshwar Ma'Al Oud (A Promenade with the Aoud) - A Middle Eastern Raga (inspired by the Indian Raga) - 14:05
        from the album Babylon Mood, 1974

    10. MOHAMED ABDEL WAHAB
        Khatwet Habibi - 2:59
        from the album Belly Dance Volume 1, 1976

    11. RAY MIRIJANIAN
        Halay - 2:41
        from the album The Ray Mirijanian Oud and Clarinet Volume 1, No. 1, no date given

    12. TYPICAL ORIENTAL ORCHESTRA
        Dance With Me - 2:27
        from the album Exotic Belly Dance Music, no date given

    13. THE SULTANS MIDDLE EASTERN BAND
        Zuhtu (2/4 Ayub) - 3:23
        from the album String Wind And Percussion Volume 2, 1982

    14. MIKE SARKISSIAN & HIS CAFE BAGDAD ENSEMBLE
        Opa Opa - 3:52
        from the album Grecian Holiday, 1958

    15. AISHA ALI (ARCHIVIST)
        Dance: Bou Saada #2 - 2:50
        from the album Music of the Ouled Nail, 1973


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    Program 73

    We are back!  And keeping it real with archive show #73, featuring the likes of Esin Engin, The Seven Players, Omar Khorshid and so many more! Enjoy, won't we?

    1.  ROMEO LAHOUD
        Jabaliya - 4:19
        from the album Green Eyes and Oriental Moods, 1975

    2.  EDDIE "THE SHEIK" KOCHAK & HAKKI OBADIA WITH THEIR AMER-ABIC ORCHESTRA
        Dance Ankara - 2:15
        from the album Ameraba - Music With the New Amer-Abic Sound, no date given

    3.  THE SULTAN'S CARAVAN (featuring Gus Vali)
        Zexra - 3:28
        from the album Belly Dance to Great Navel Music, 1976
       
    4.  YOUSSEF KASSAB WITH THE SALIM SARWEH ORCHESTRA
        Semai al Aryan - 3:56
        from the album Bedouin Belly Dance, 1977
       
    5.  ESIN ENGIN & HIS ORCHESTRA
        Misket - 2:39
        from the album Modern Oyun Havalari - Exotic Oriental Belly-Dances Music, 1973
       
    6.  DIMITRI & HIS ENSEMBLE
        Oglan Oglan - 3:13
        from the album Greece, no date given
           
    7.  DJAMAL ASLAN CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
        Mahla Safak Ya Lebnan (Summer in Lebanon) - 3:03
        from the album Lebanon - Her Heart, Her Sounds, 1959
               
    8.  UNCREDITED ARTISTS
        Raksett El Badoo (The Sahara Dance) - 2:47
        from the album Nights of the Orient, no date given
       
    9.  THE KAYA ORCHESTRA
        Salon Chiftetelli - 4:54
        from the album Juliana Presents Belly Dance Music for the Connoisseur, 1977

    10. IBRAHIM FARRAH (archivist)
        Drum Solos (by Tempo): Balady * Maksoun * Masmoudi Sagheer * Masmoudi Kabeer * Darag * Sima'ee * Tawasheeh - 11:10
        from the album Music of the Qaria - Authentic "Balady" Dances and Rhythms, 1976

    11. THE SEVEN PLAYERS
        Sahara Sunrise - 2:37
        from the album West Digs East - Dig?, 1966

    12. OMAR KHORSHID & HIS MAGIC GUITAR
        Raksat El Kheyl - 3:21
        from the album Belly Dance with Omar Khorshid & His Magic Guitar Volume 2, 1974

    13. GREGORY & HIS ENSEMBLE
        Canarini (Syrto) - 3:39
        from the album Favorite Greek Dances, no date given

    14. OMAR BEN JILALI
        A Layla Sari Ainik (A Girl Looks Around) - 5:38
        from the album Night in the Casbah, no date given

    15. ELIAS & ZIAD RAHBANI
        Zeina's Dance (Raksat Zeina) - 3:29
        from the album Belly Dance Fever, 1979

    16. OZEL TURKBAS
        Ali Baba (Karshilema) (vocal by Ozel) - 2:44
        from the album Dance Into Your Sultan's Heart, no date given




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