Cocktail Nation 323 Kenny Sasaki

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 17th, 2014
We are in Tokyo Japan to talk to Kenny Sasaki from the Tiki Boys  about his latest release called Bird Island, I've got a great little story about Mels diner for you 
And  it turns out other radio shows have been talking about me so we will play some audio from that and find out what people have been saying about me, news as well about a bio pic about a legend of the sixties Russ Meyer and you will be surprised who wants the role and ofcouse the death of Lauren Bacall. 
Metropole Orchestra My Blue Heaven
Daniel Pemberton Finding The Fury
Kenny Sasaki Bird Island
Alika Lyman Night Orchid
James Spencer Night Tide
Jackie Gleason Marilyn
Barbara Ween I Don’t Know
Bobby Fox Shout To The Top
Martini Kings You only Live Twice
Chet Baker You Don’t Know What Love Is
Mancini Love Story
Kate Ross Jazz
Lavern Baker and Jimmy Ricks You’re The Boss 
Joe Loco Manhatten
Gerry Mulligan Night Lights
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Cocktail Nation 322 Nightfall

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 10th, 2014
This week my favourite pianist  joins me on the show, James Spencer and his album Nightfall, some News on the spreading of the lounge sound , we will talk about the authentic retro lifestyle when it goes all wrong plus an auction of some Sammy Davis jr property which had some amazing secrets
Clouseaux Kumar 
Janet Seidel A Man And A Woman
James Spencer Nightfall
Tony Bennett Manhatten
Stolen Idols Busy Port
Left Arm Of Budda A Monkeys Affair
Martin Denny Stone God
Laura Ainsworth Necessary Evil
Larry Gelb Love Walked In
Duke Ellington Absinthe
George Shearing I Remember April
Narco Lounge Beautiful Losers
Vince Guaraldi  Mr Lucky
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Cocktail Nation 321 The Fire Department

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 3rd, 2014
This week we check out some classic comedy from  the one and only Jack De Leon, some mid century modern news for you and some fresh photos from Marilyn Monroe have been uncovered.
Bobby Fox Shapping For Clothes
Metropole Orchestra Magic Is The Moonlight
Sinatra and Jobim Change Partners
Persussion For Playboys Return To Paradise
Robert Davi Summer Wind
O Som Do Jazz Madru
Nelson Riddle Manchester Cathedral
Kate Ross Meet Me
Narco Lounge Combo White Rum
Les Baxter Lunar Rhapsody
Jackie Gleason Rose Anne
Herbie Mann A Man And A Woman
Henri Mancini Cha Cha For Gia
Martini Kings Desifinado
James Spencer Midnight Melancholy
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Cocktail Nation 320 Clouseaux

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on July 27th, 2014

This week we find out about a new release from Clouseaux, the passing of a film great. The death of the worlds oldest working jazz musician, a wonderful documentary on Pan Am and ofcourse the best Lounge and Exotica from across the globe!



Adam Smale Blues To Yous


Narco Lounge Combo The Palms


Clouseux Search For A Vulcan


Martin Denny Tune From Rangoon


Janice Borla Lennies Pennies


James Spencer The Start Of Our Affair


Julie London Fly Me To The Moon


Barney Kessel Something For Cat


Barbara Lusch Light My Fire


Hans Karl Blue Scooter


Bobby Darin Charade


Neal Hefti Scene Of The Crime


Chris Connor I get a Kick Out  Of You


Stolen Idols Invitation

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Cocktail Nation 319 Mod Palm Springs

Posted in lounge music, retro by cocktailnation on July 20th, 2014
Cocktail Nation 319  Mod Palm Springs
Kooper back from a three week vacation…I’ve been spending some time working on my new fiction book about a lounge lothario assassin …more on that in the coming weeks.
Great to be back in the Penthouse with all the Lounge and Exotica you need for your  Swank Life.
This week we talk to Rory Snyder about Mod Palm Springs which is coming up in October,  also I have some inconvenient truths about Classic Cars for you, Batman news for you,
 I have a cool house with a great history to pick up if you have a spare 9 mil sitting around , I'll announce the winner of our cd competition plus the latest and greets lounge and exotica from across the globe!
Clouseux-Shot In the Dark
Cocktail Inn Stella By Starlight
Elmer Bernstein The Jazz At Waldos
Ferente and Teicher Che Si Dice
Carol Fredette Dancing In The Dark

Robert Conrad You’re Getting to Be A Habit With Me

Jimmy Vargas Zoetica Blues

Jim Spencer Nightfall

Henry Mancini Pink Panther Theme

Janice Borla Midnight Voyage

Buddy Greco- My Last Night In Rome

Jackie Gleason- Days Of Wine And Roses

Waitiki 7 -Similau 
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