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Cocktail Nation  511  Best Of The Best Music Releases 2018

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

Once again a busy year on the Cocktail Nation with a lot of new releases…so this week we bring you the best of the best releases and some chats with the people who make the music

#Joey Altruda Interview


Joey Altruda - The Knock Around 

Tiki Torches  Miserlou

John Eric Booth -  Girl talk 


#James Morrison Interview- From Midnight Till Dawn



James Morrison-Candy

Mike Freeman- Bobby land

Daniel Pemberton- Moog Necklace



#Nutty Live At The Purple Pitt-Interview 


Nutty -The Sunglasses Crowd

Codename carter High altitude low opening




#Martini Kings Interview-Smile



Martini Kings-Time Slips Away

Tiki Delights Fashionably Late Again

Rachel Caswell a lovely way to spend an evening (Were all in the dance)




#Jimmy Psycho Mosh Pitts and Mai Tais 



Jimmy Psycho-Holiday in Cambodia 

Kent Miller Quarter- The Cat

Vivian Lee - Wives and lovers 









Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse- I Can’t Be Bothered Cleaning a Mansion

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

One must really question if all those vacant rooms must be cleaned, but then again, would it be good for the soul?

Allen Smith Quartet-Estate

Mancini-Sound Of Silver

L’Orchestra Brasilie-Desifinado

Bill Evans-Skating in Central Park

Frank Sinatra-Where Do You Go

John Coltrane-Nancy With The Laughing Face

Thelonious Monk-Sweet And Lovely

James Morrison-My Beautiful

Jeff Denson Quartet-A Thought That Lingers

Larry Gelb-If My Life Were Pleasant


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Where Are The Strong Men

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 12th, 2018

It seems we have become a bit soft these days, easily offended and not tough enough like our grandfathers. Where have the strong men gone?



Wynton Kelly-Strong Man

Barney Kessell-What Is There Left To Say

Georgie Auld-Old Rockin Chair

Frank Sinatra-I Thought About You

Kent Miller Quartet-Three Views Of A Secret

James Spencer-Ellingtonia


Bobby Hacket-I’ll See You In My Dreams

Joey Altruda-Playboys Theme

Lynn Stanley-How Insensitive

Sharon Marie CLine-This is Where I Wanna Be

Roger Davidson Trio-Celia


Cocktail Nation  510  Best Of The Best Product Releases 2018

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 10th, 2018


A busy year this year with many new releases, new events, books both fiction and non fiction along with services to talk about as we round out the year with our annual look at what and who we were talking about in 2018

Nutty -Nutty-That Old Black Magic Woman

Martini Kings- A Deadly Vice


#Book-The Music of Jackie Gleason: For Lovers Only

#Book- Soundscape

#Book- Cocktail Piano Companion


James Spencer-Bitter Sweet

Daniel Pemberton-In Vogue



# Website-Critiki


#Event- Malihini Tiki Festival 

Tiki Torches-Quiet Village

Jimmy Psycho- Boulevard Of Broken Dreams

#Book-Omni hut 

#Book-Dirk Daiquiri -Our Lady Of San Francisco

Tiki Delights-Fashionably Late Again

Vivien Lee-The Man I love

Jimmy Psycho—Holiday In Cambodia 

# new magazine - Exotica Moderne

John Coltrane- Nature Boy

Joey Altruda- The Knockaround


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