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Evenings At The Penthouse-Chic Mystique

Posted in bachelor pad, lounge music, retro, lounge, jazz, swank, cocktail jazz, MCM by cocktailnation on April 23rd, 2020

When You've Got It, You've Got it!

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Beegie Adair-Puttin On The Ritz

Dimitri From Paris- Une Very Stylish File

Frank Sinatra-I’ve Got A Crush On You

Gene Howard-My Man

Jackie Gleason Alice Blue Gown

Tiki Delights- Swankology

Donna Hightower- Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To You

Lyn Stanely-The Man I Love

Living Strings- Penthouse Serenade

James  Spencer- A Julie London Memoir

Janet Seidel- Too Marvellous For Words

Jeri Southern- Debonair

Mancini- Holly

John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman You Are Too Beautiful

Johnny Mandel- Bel Air

Mel Torme-Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

Julie London- Girl Talk

Laura Ainsworth-The Lies of Handsome Men




Evenings At The Penthouse -Late Night Penthouse Party

Posted in bachelor pad, lounge music, retro, lounge, jazz, swank, cocktail jazz by cocktailnation on March 17th, 2020

You are invited to a special Late Night Penthouse party so put on a tux and come on up !

Thanks to James Spencer for providing the concept and some tunes as we host a late night shindig up high looking over the city.

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Living Strings -Penthouse Serenade

Beegie Adair-Blues in the Night

Mel Torme- Some Like It Hot

Hollywood Playboys Orchestra- Morning After

Polly-The Partys Over (from the Broadway musical Bells

June Christy-Come To The Party

Kenyon Hopkins- Press Party Waltz

Ethel Ennis-Mad Monster Party

Joey Altruda- Cocktails With Joey

Buddy Bergman-Lost Keys

Greencastle Homer- After Dinner

Greencastle Homer- Cocktail Lullaby 

Doris Day-Why Don't We Do This More Often

Bob Manning- Alone Together

Lounge Crew- Champagne Cocktail

Lucky Duckies- The Way You Look Tonight

Henri Rene-Dinner for One Please James

Jackie Gleason-Dark Is The Night (C'est Fini)

Dahpna levy- Late Night Journey

Les Baxter- Hot Summer Night 




Cocktail Nation 378 Jimmy Borges

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro, lounge, exotica, jazz, swank by cocktailnation on October 18th, 2015



very exciting news with the release of Jimmy Borges first CD ...an amazing story from the man many consider to be musical royalty of Hawaii....some shocking Playboy news plus I will let you know how you can get a tour of capital records and maybe even pick up some cool wax plus the best parties from across the globe.

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Hugo Montenegro- The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
Clouseaux-Search For a Vulcan
Jimmy Borges -Luck Be A Lady
Beegie Adair-Chicago
Charlie Parker -April In Paris
Barbara Lusch -So Nice
Louisville Sluggers-Blow It Baby
James Morrison Nice And Easy
Cal Tjader-A Night In Tunisia
Jackie Gleason-When Your Lover Has Gone
Nutty -Back In Black
101 Strings-Girl From Ipanema
Tito Rodriguez- Theme From The Apartment
Tiki Lounge Crew- Mambo Loco




Cocktail Nation 345 The Detective

Posted in , , bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro, don adams by cocktailnation on February 22nd, 2015


This week on the show its time for some classic comedy and we head to the Cocktail Nation vault to enjoy some comedy from Don Adams, we'll talk swank advice and we lost a couple of big stars this week, so more on their life this week as we broadcast from up high in the Sydney Penthouse.

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Gene Rains -Caravan 
Beegie Adair -The Way You Look Tonight
Julie Lyon Quartet -Too Darn Hot
Beverly Kenney- Undecided
Ray Conniff- Blue Moon
David Carbonara -Aqua De Beber
Project Pimento -Something Stupid
Ray Anthony- Dragnet
Marlene Ver Planck-   I Love the Way You Dance
Quincy Jones- Cast Your Fate To The Wind
Pink Martini City Of Night
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet -He Was The Cat
Cocktail Inn -The Way You Look Tonight 
Plas Johnson Pink Panther Theme
Kenny Sasaki -Fly Me To The Moon




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!
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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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