Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Weird Cat

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


Some people just don't get me, but that's ok cos I dig me.


James Morrison-You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

Richard Lennox-It Had To Be You

Jackie Gleason-Au Reviour

Nicholas Masson-Travellers

Shinya Fukumori-Into The Light

Nels Cline-As Close As That

Norma Winstone-Malena

Andy Shepard-All Becomes Again 

Miles Davis-All Blues

Bill Evans-Glorias Step


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Good Heart

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


They say heart health is vitally important for good health. Whilst I am not a doctor, even though I 

played one on TV I would tend to concur. That said I do think good music and a lounging lifestyle 

would  help !


Mel Torme-I Know Your Heart

Frank Sinatra-You Go To My Head

June Christy-They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Claude Thornhill- Sleepy Serenade

Beegie Adair-Autummn In New York

Gene Howard-The Man I love

James Spencer-The Scartlet Hour

Sue Evans-Did You Mean It

Jackie Gleason-It’s A Blue World

Jeri Southern-Speak Low

James Morrison_I Hadn’t Thought About You

Richard Lennox-Night And Day

Anita O’Day Blue Champagne

Bill Evans-My Romance

Chet Baker-Just Friends

Bobby Troup-Tenderly



Cocktail Nation- 480 Roman Holiday

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


Talking movies with my neighbour and good friend Kramer who takes us on a Roman Holiday, I’ve got a request from some star cross lovers this week non my segment dear Koop plus a look at the world of Swank gig guide

Jet Set Sweden-Sicillian Clan

Ricki Derek-Night And Day

Joey Altruda-Prado Party


James Morrison-Tenderly

Bobby Darin-Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Tiki Delights -Swankology

Nutty-The Reaper

Martini Kings-Enchanted Lovers

David Carbonara-The New Girl

Dom Halpin-Mambo

Frank D’Rone-It’s You Or No One

The Sharps-Caravan

Spy Fi-Perry Mason

James Spencer-Bittersweet




Cocktail Nation Evenings At the Penthouse: The Social Fixer

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

Do you find certain aspects of scoiety particularly distasteful, maybe a bit annoying, well Koop has

some suggestions as to how to remove these distractions!


Tiki Delights-Simply, Be Mine

Rachel Caswell -Aguea De Beber

Mancini-Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Barbara Levy Daniels- But Beautiful

Jeff Denson Quartet-A Thought That Lingers

Combustible Edison-Cry Me A River

Diana Krall-The Look Of Love

Beegie Adair-Mona Lisa

Adam Smalle-She Knows Me

Mike Bardash-Late In The Game

Janice Borla Group -Midnight Voyage

Jackie Gleason-Lawrence Of Arabia

Ake Johandson- Like Someone In Love


Cocktail Nation Evenings At the Penthouse: The Cocktail Piano Companion Special part 2

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 13th, 2018


All the songs and artists are from the book by James Spencer called the Cocktail Piano Companion

click here to grab the book


Stan Whitmire-Somewhere in Time 

Beegie Adair Trio-Autumn in New York

James Spencer-Bittersweet 

George Shearing-Moonlight Becomes You 

Carmen Cavallaro-Another Time Another Place 

Joe Bushkin-Laura

 Ellis Larkins-Blue and Sentimental 

Newell Oler-Georgia on My Mind 

Emile Pandolfi-Theme from Ice Castle 

John Arpin-What I Did For Love 

Roger Williams-Rainy Days  and Mondays 

Don Shirley-Alfie 

Floyd Cramer-I Say A Little Prayer 

Rene Armand-By The Time I Get To Phoenix 

Claude Thornhill-Sleepy Serenade 

Bill Evans-Blue In Green






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