Alaska / Hawaii


December 1st, 1999 ~ From Alaska to Hawaii, the Newest States of Being Cool and warm seasonal music for dog sledding and surfing, Eskimo rock and slack-key hula guitar. We'll hear songs about these places from the imaginations of Danny Kaye,The Sons of Hawaii, Michelle Shocked and the Nunamta Yupik Singers. Plus visits to a Hawaiian luau, radio station KBHR of "Northern Exposure" fame and a real Alaskan public radio station, KNBA in Anchorage.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Hula Blues Bob Brozman and Ledward Kaapana
    Kika Kila Meets Kiho'alu, Dancing Cat
  • Li' Uli' U Aloha Na Mele O Paniolo
    Songs of the Hawaiian Cowboy, WB
  • Honolulu Rock-a Roll-a Moon Mullican
    Sings His All Time Greatest Hits, King
  • Hanakeoki Sons of Hawaii
    The Best of the Sons of Hawaii, Hawaii Sons
  • The New Hula Blues Taj Mahal
    Sacred Island, Private Music
  • Everybody Does it in Hawaii Jimmie Rodgers
    On the Way Up, 1929, Rounder
  • Tomi, Tomi Kanui & Lula
    Blue Hawaii, ASV
  • Hula Lou Danny Kaye
    Sings Your Favorite Songs, The Entertainers
  • Instrumental: Blues for Hawaiians Chuck Berry
    More Slide Guitar Classics, Rhino
  • Cowboy Hula Na Mele O Paniolo
    Songs Of The Hawaiian Cowboy, WB
  • Hillbilly Hula Gal Junior Brown
    12 Shades of Brown, Curb
  • Hawaii Five-O The Ventures
    Hawaii Five-O"/"Swamp Rock, One Way Records
  • Makaha Waves Screamin' Jay Hawkins
    Spellbound! (1955-1974), Bear Family
  • SEGMENT: Lahaina Luau
  • Blue Hawaii Elvis Presley
    Elvis Blue Hawaii, RCA
  • Instrumental: Coconut Boogaloo Medeski, Martin and Wood
    Combustication, Blue Note
  • Kai Malino George Kahumoko Jr
    Troubled Paradise, Flying Fish
  • Mele Pule Kahea: Hula Ka'i Sam Pua Ha'aheo
    The Master Chanters of Hawaii, Mountain Apple Co.
  • Aia ‘O Kalani I Maleka Mark Keali'i Ho'omalu
    Po'Oleka Chants, Dudoit
  • Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) Ella Fitzgerald
    Wild, Cool & Swingin' Too, Capitol
  • I'll Fly to Hawaii Gowans' Rhapsody makers
    Jazz the World Forgot Vol. 1, Yazoo
  • Keeping Warm Merideth Monk and Bob Een
    Facing North, ECM
  • Ah hum mum ma Tudjaat
    Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women, Folkways
  • Igloo Betty Hutton
    The Best of the RCA Years, One Way
  • North to Alaska Dwight Yoakum
    Under the Covers, Reprise
  • Don't Eat the Yellow Snow Frank Zappa
    Apostrophe, Ryko
  • The Coldest Stuff in Town Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs
    Please Warm My Weiner, Yazoo
  • Baby It's Cold Outside Dean Martin
    Christmas Cocktails 2, Capitol
  • Instrumental: The Casbah Buddy Rich and Max Roach
    Rich Versus Roach, Mercury
  • Eagle Island Blues Bill Stevens
    Folk Masters Radio Series,
  • Stranded Nunamta Yupik Singers
    Folk Masters Radio Series,
  • SEGMENT: Cold and music from Barrow, AK
  • North to Alaska Rose Maddox
    The Complete, Bear Family
  • South To Louisiana (North To Alaska) Johnnie Allan
    Swamp Pop Legend, Jin
  • Instrumental: Theme From Northern Exposure David Schwartz
    More Music From Northern Exposure, MCA
  • Chris in the Morning (KBHR): "On Spring"
    Northern Exposure TV Series,
  • When It's Springtime In Alaska Johnny Horton
    1956-1960, Bear Family
  • INTERVIEW: Jim Stratton: Alaska DJ
  • Anchorage Michelle Shocked
    Short Sharp Shocked, Mercury
  • Ice Daniel Lanois
    Acadie, Warner
  • End Bed: Stand Up, Sit Down Bill Frisell Quartet
    Bill Frisell Quartet, Nonesuch