Cocktail Nation 337 Danny Heller MCM Artist

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 23rd, 2014

Cocktail Nation 337 Danny Heller

This week on the show we talk to Mid Century Modern artist Danny Heller about his incredible art, we talk about a weird thing of modern society. Plus I have news on an original Batmobile for sale along with the best parties and lounge music from across the globe.

David Carbonara-Twenty Third Floor

Carol Fredette -The Best Thing For You

Julie London-Go Slow

Bert Kaemfert- Almost There

Beegie Adair- Strangers In The Night

James Morrison -Everytime We Say Goodbye

Octobop-Playboys theme

Dave Brubeck-Cable Car

Ding Dong Devils- Crab Nebula Cocktails

Kate Ros-Jazz

HB Radke -Live Until I die

Paul Winter -Spell Of The Samba

Mike Bardash -And then What

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Cocktail Nation 336 Acker Bilk

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 15th, 2014
This week on the show we talk about the great clarinettist Acker Bilk who passed away, I have an old interview from the BBC to share with you on this. I've got some must see tv for you, I’ve got a great new book on Paul Newman plus the best lounge music from across the globe
George Shearing- September In The Rain
Anna Selah- Twisted
Acker Bilk- I left My Heart in San Francisco
Bill Evans-Time Remembered
Alika Lyman Group Pua Lilia
James Spencer- Pierette
Robert Hicks- Moonlight In Vermont
O Som Do Jazz - Secret Paradise
Milt Buckner- Turqoise 
Martini Kings- Zou Biscou Biscou
Lucas Vigor-Night Light Blues
Perry Beekman Spring Is Here
Larry Gelb Precipitation
Cy Coleman LA Blues
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Cocktail Nation 335 Reel Wild Cinema

Posted in bachelor pad, lounge music by cocktailnation on November 9th, 2014
You might remember the old fanzines that you would find in record stores in the pre digital music days. Underground publications with practically every subject covered and almost any opinion represented. This week we speak to a man who had one of the most popular fanzines in the nineties and he has put them together into a marvellous book about b grade cinema and tv. Also on the show we talk about the death of Acker Bilk plus we reveal the secrets of Area 51
Stolen Idols - Revenge Of The Pink Piranaha
Robert Drasnin Voodoo
Rene Raff -Mad About The Boy
Larry Gelb - While My Lady Sleeps
Jackie Gleason-From Russia With Love
Frank Sinatra-It was a very good year
Clouseaux Shot In The Dark
Spy Fi-So What’s Up 
Tiki Joe’s Ocean -Soul Of The Sea
Oscar Peterson The Strut
Bill Evans Time Remembered
Audrey Morris- Guess Who  I Saw Today
Nathan Haines -Cocktails
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Cocktail Nation 334 Classic Comedy George Carlin 1965

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 2nd, 2014
Back with some classic comedy this week and a more sedate George carlin out of 1965 on a book by Sophia Loren, some new pictures have been released in colour for the first time plus we talk about a new Pan Am project by friend of the Cocktail Nation.
Metropole Orchestra Magic Is The Moonlight
Alika Lyman Group- Kauai Rose
Frank Sinatra Carlos - Jobim Fly Me To The Moon
Vincent Guaraldi -Corcovado
Three Suns Fever
Narco Lounge Combo Seduction

John Coltrane Blue Train

Bobby Fox Let There be Love 

Robert Davi The Best Is Yet To Come

Hinda Hoffman I Just Found Out About Love

Jimmy Vargas Stacato

Morton Gould Speak Low

Molly Ringwald Exactly Like You
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Cocktail Nation 333 The Very Best Of James Morrison

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 26th, 2014
Well I am pleased to have a legend of the Australian Jazz scene join me on this show this week. We talk to James Morrison about his new best of album and it is spectacular.
We talk Dean Martin with some fun facts about the man and I have a movie to bring you that I think you will like.
Moonrays - Tarantuala
SG Sound - Man From Uncle
Jame Morrison-  Nice And Easy 
Stan Getz - The Look Of Love
Audrey Morris The End Of A Love Affair
Dean Martin- Just In Time

Barney Kessel -Something For Cat

Gold Dust Lounge- The Wednesday Night Song

Cocktail Inn - Brief And Breezy

Jane Seidel - Love For Sale

Julie London- Fly Me To The Moon

James Spencer- Nightfall
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