Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Percussions on Parade (1022)

Atomic Age logo with illustrations of drums, cymbals, xylophone, and triangle. Text reads Episode 1022 Percussions on Parade

This week on The Atomic Age Cocktail Party, it’s Percussions on Parade! During the hi-fi era, there were more than a few percussion-themed albums. We'll be featuring serveal that put the spotlight on drums, bongos, vibes, chimes, marimbas, and all those things you can play by hitting with sticks, mallets, or bare hands. We'll hear from Don Ralke, The Frank Barber Percussion, Augie Colon, Les Baxter and many more!


Title Artist Album
Swingcussion Sauter-Finegan Orchestra Adventure in Time
Precisely Percussion The Frank Barber Percussion Deep Percussion
Danny's Inferno The Three Suns Movin' 'N' Groovin'
Jazz Pizzicato Al Caiola Percussion And Guitars
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes The Mallet Men Percussion! Staged For Stereo!
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas Cal Tjader Latin For Lovers
Leis of Jazz The Arthur Lyman Group Leis Of Jazz
Hell's Bells David Carroll Percussion In Hi-Fi
Night Train to New Orleans The Hollywood Allstars Moving Percussion In Pops
Mountain Greenery Johnny Keating’s Kombo Percussive Moods
Blue Rhumba Rolley Polley Mad Drums
Poison Dart Don Ralke & His Orchestra The Savage And The Sensuous Bongos
Brazil Nuts Les Baxter Teen Drums
Thumper-Stumper Dickie Harrell Drums And More Drums
Tierra Va Tembla Augie Colon Sophisticated Savage
Tico Tico Vico Anthony and his Percussion Paesanos Percussion Italiano!
Bésame Mucho Enoch Light And The Command All-Stars Persuasive Percussion - Vol. 4
The Girl Friend of A Whirling Dervish Markko Polo Adventurers Orienta