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Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Lady Jazz

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 28th, 2017

In hepster jive talk a female singer is called a canary….and boy do I have an Aviary of canaries for you..all thanks to producer of This Is Vintage now…David Gasten who stops by as a guest programmer this week..


Pinky Winters – Let’s Take the Long Way Home 

Audrey Morris – How ’Dja Like to Love Me 

Vicky Lane – You Hit the Spot

Helen Carr – Tulip or Turnip 

Diana Dors – Namely You

Rita Reys – Old Devil Moon

Kathy Barr – Just Squeeze Me

Carol Stevens – Keep On Doin’ What You’re Doin’ 

Patricia Scot – You Leave Me Breathless

Carole Creveling – Star Eyes

Maureen O’Hara – You Be So Nice to Come Home To 

Helen Carr – You’re Getting To Be a Habit With Me 

Beverly Kenney – Your Love is My Love

Sue Evans – Did You Mean It?

Jane Russell – You’re Mine, You

Jaye P. Morgan – As Time Goes By

Ann Gilbert – Two Sleepy People

Ilene Woods – Estrellita

Janet Seidel – Mr. Lucky 



Cocktail Nation 473 -The Day The Earth Stood Still

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 25th, 2017


My neighbour Kramer has another classic film for us so stand by for another cool classic film to check

out for the weekend. 

We check out Lounge Life Magazine with a very cool story from 1966 and in swank advice….mens



Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-35 Falcon Street

Christopher De Groot-Gunshot cha cha cha

Laura Ainsworth-All About You

James Spencer Ellingtonia

Kris Dale-All Time High

Det Moor and Orchestra-Beatnik

Stan Getz-Summertime

Piero Piccioni-Keep Running

Ixtahuele-Stone Gods Of Bimini

Martini Kings-So Danca Samba

Karen Souza-Creep

Marty Paich-Just In Time

Henry Mancini-Free And Easy

Sarah Mckenzie-One Jealous Moon

Tiki Delights-Sandy Samba

Julie London-I Love You

John Barry -Seance On A Wet Afternoon






Cocktail Nation Evening At The Penthouse-Jewels Of Jazz Cocktail Edition

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 22nd, 2017



All songs this week inspired  by the book from James Spencer called Jewels Of Jazz…The undiscovered Vocal Gems Of the 1950s-1960s you can grab the book at all major distributors 

All the songs are mentioned in this book and for this weeks show I shall use this book as the only reference for song and artist information.


Renee Raff—Starting Tomorrow

Jean Turner with Stan Kenton -A Lot of Living To Do

Patricia Scot with Creed Taylor Orchestra- Out of This World

Frank D’Rone with Billy May Orchestra -It’s You Or No One

Irene Kral- This is Always

Paula Castle -Mountain Greenery

Eugenie Baird- In a Sentimental Mood

Vicki Benet with the Charles Bud Dant Orchestra -Tenderly

Helen Merrill -You’ve Got a Date With The Blues

Sue Raney with the Billy May Orchestra -Blue Tears

Anne Phillips-When Sunny Gets Blue

Lola Albright with Henry Mancini and His Orchestra-Sorta Blue

The Third Wave with the George Duke Trio - Don’t Ever Go

Gene Howard-Jim

Nancy Steele -Nitey Nite

Audrey Morris-Nobodys Heart Belongs To Me

Gloria Wood-Hey Bell Boy

Jonah Jones -Judy

Peggy King-Little Girl Blue


Cocktail Nation Evening At The Penthouse-The Solution

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 20th, 2017

Some people say. "hey, I don't have all the answers". I claim I do


Jackie Gleason-For All We Know

Nat King Cole George Shearing -Lost April

Cannon Ball Adderly- Love For Sale

Rene Paulo Group-I Never Had A Chance

Mantovani-Te’Para Dos

Jimmy Borges-Here’s That Rainy Day

Tiki Delights-Swankology

Tony Mottola-Goin Out Of My Head

Betty Carter-Round Midnight

Janet Seidel-A Man And A Woman

Blue Martinis-Something Cool

Joey Altruda-Cocktails With Joey

Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster-Cocktails For Two

Beegie Adair-The Way You Look Tonight

Bill Evans-Luck Be A lady


Cocktail Nation 472 -Jewels Of Jazz

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 18th, 2017


This week another book from James Spencer, probably the hardest working man in the lounge scene. I’ve got a Lounge Lotharios golden rules of driving etiquette and a look at this week in lounge life magazine plus our world of swank gig guide



Richard Myall-Cool Scat

Jet Set Sweden-Man From Thrush

June Hutton-You Go To My Head. 

Frank D Rone-It’s You Or No One

Blanche Black-You’re Driving Me Crazy

Ori Dagan and Sheila Jordan -Straighten Up And Fly Right

Bob Ferrell-Everyday I Have The Blues

Martini Heaven-Tanganova

Billy May-I Gotta Have You

Exotic A Go Go- In The Lounge Of The Tiki King

Sergio Mendez-Mas Que Nadaa

Clouseaux-Copper Locked Nymph

Stolen Idols Monkey Mayhem

Narco Lounge Combo-Taboo

Bruno Nicolai-Mission Danger Patrol

Buddy Greco -I’m In Love




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