Cocktail Naton 477-Hello Dere

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 24th, 2018

This week some classic comedy with the passing of Marty Allen  who passed away at at the age of 95, we take a request via our new segment dear Koop, a look at the world of Swank Gig Guide and a brief look at the life of Vic Damone


Typhanie Monique-What Is This Thing Called Love

Angelo Badalamenti-Freshly Squeezed

Tiki Delights-Simply, Be Mine

Marty Patch-Just In Time

Julie London-It’s A Blue World

Vic Damone I have but one heart

Hugo Montenegro-Secret agent man

Combustible Edison-Millionaires Holiday

Jack Costanzo-Latin Fever

David Carbonara-Nearing The End

Stolen Idols-Monkey Mayhem

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Night Of The Jaguar 

Nutty Back In Black






Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-The Liberty Label

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 22nd, 2018


All songs this week from the famed Liberty Label!


Julie London Cry Me A River

The Lewis Sisters-Moonlight in Vermont 

Vicki Benet-A Shade of Blue

Abbey Lincoln-No More 

The Bobby Troup Trio-It Happened Once Before 

Martin Denny-Laura 

The Jimmy Rowles Trio-Serenade in Blue 

Bobby Hammock Quartet-Powerhouse

Bill Perkins-Little Bird—Little Boat

Vicki Carr-It Must Be Him

David Pell Singers-Mah na Mah na

Martin Denny-Isle of Love

Julie London with Andre Previn-It’s A Blue World


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Frisbee Is Not A Boomerang

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 20th, 2018


Once I found out a frisbee is not a boomerang...I won't make that mistake again

Bill Evans-Wish I Knew 

Julie London-I’m Glad There Is You

Dave Stryker-Footprints

John Barry -Cafe Martinique

Mancini-Mostly For Lovers

Gerry Mulligan-Go Home

Nancy Wilson-You’d Be Son Nice To Come Home To

Dean Martin -True. Love

Vic Damone-Separate Tables

George Shearing-My One And Only Love

James Spencer-Nocturnal Tangier

Roger Williams-Moonriver

Zoot Sims-How Deep Is The Ocean



Cocktail Nation 476 Cocktail Piano Companion

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 17th, 2018



This week talking to James Spencer about his new book called the Cocktail Piano Companion plus Sonny Moon stops by the show.

Sadly Vic Damone passed away so a look at his life and of course the best neo and classic lounge


Tiki Delights-Simply, Be Mine

Joey Altruda-the Knockaround

James Spencer Nightfall

Narco Lounge Combo-Taboo

Leith Stevens-Private Blues

Nutty -Manteca In A Bottle

Peter Tomas Sound Orchestra-Caught At Midnight

Martin Denny-Cool

Oscar Peterson-They All Laughed

Skip Heller-Hurricane Apartment

Mr Ho’s orchestrotica-Sentimental Journey

Alessandro Alessandrini-Dancing Bossa

Martini Kings-Zou Bisou Bisou

Tiki Lounge Crew-Summer Sunset

Malcolm Lockyer-Teledrama



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Little Mean

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 15th, 2018


I know they are mean but I do love a stinger of a mean comment. Sometimes they just put people back in their place. Sometimes they don't understand and that's even more amusing.


Mel Henke-Mean To Me

Bill Evans-Very Early

Julie London-Misty

Mancini-Young Love

Chet Baker -I’ve Never Been In Love Before

Lee Morgan-Ceora

Mary Stallings-Slow Hot Wind

Red Garland-Please Send me Someone To Love

Oscar Peterson- Night Train

Corky Hale-I Can’t Get Started

Angelo Badalamenti-Freshly Squeezed

Stan Getz-Summertime



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