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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 Twilight Show-Tiki Joes Ocean

Posted in tiki, swank by cocktailnation on May 11th, 2016

On the show this week we find out about a new show to hit broadway,we talk to Andy Nazal about the new Tiki Joes Ocean album, we have our segment ask Koop as we tackle the issue of RSVP behaviour and a brand new segment as we head into the Cocktail Nation Blogosphere and find some cool blogs to check out.....there's the look at the world of swank and a stack of lounge and exotica coming your way!


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B Sharp Big Band -Frenesi 

Stolen Idols-Black Orchid 

Tiki Joes Ocean-UnderThe Midnight Sun 

John Barry - Fancy Dance 

SG Sound-Satellite Feeding

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Robotheque 

Bob Thompson - Sub Manhatten Blues 

Billy May- Mannix

 HB RADKE-Sucker For Love

 Martini Kings -Stardust 

George Shearing Mambo Inn 

Armando Stella - Who's Sorry Now

Warren Covington and Tommy Dorsey Orch 




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





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