Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Stressful Job

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 1st, 2018


Some people have very stressful jobs, if you have one then perhaps this music might just help you relax and keep things in perspective or atleast it might keep you calm while you prepare your resume for a less stressful job.


Sarah Vaughn -Sophisticated Lady

Ellis Larkins-Blue And Sentimental

Carmen Cavallaro-Stairway To The Stars

Bill Evans -Blue In Green

Art Van Damme Quintet-Turnabout

Frank Sinatra-To Love And Be Loved

Octobop -Mosaic

Bobby Hackett-Love Me

Joey Altruda-Tiara Tango

Anne Phillips-When Sunny Gets Blue

Larry Gelb-The Love Song Of Ian Ops

Jonah Jones-Blues In My Heart

Paul Weston-Why Was I Born

George Bernard Dudley -The Nearness Of You


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Vitae Summa Brevis

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on January 30th, 2018


Just for something different I shall read some poetryby the English writer  Ernest Dowson  of the

eighteenth century and I'll tell you why it's so significant


Beegie Adair-Days Of Wine And Roses

Ann Gilbert-Two Sleepy People

Kathy Barr-Just Squeeze Me

Pinky Winters- Let’s Take The Long Way Home

Duke Ellington-In A Sentimental Mood

Nat King Cole-Everything Happens To Me

Jack Jones Bye Bye Baby

Jeri Southern -Speak Low

Bobby Troup-Midnight Sun

Dave Brubeck-Take Five

Roger Williams-Some Enchanted Evening

Tiki Delights -Swankology

James Spencer-Columbine

Jackie Gleason-Hey There Lonely Girl

Nellie Lutcher-Someone To Watch Over ME

Julie London-Cry Me A River

Bill Evans-Autumn Leaves



Cocktail Nation Twilight -The Very Best Of James Morrison

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on January 28th, 2018


Well I am pleased to have a legend of the Australian Jazz scene join me on this show this week.

We talk to James Morrison about his new best of album and it is spectacular.

We talk Dean Martin with some fun facts about the man and I have a movie to bring you that I think

you will like.


Moonrays - Tarantuala

SG Sound - Man From Uncle

James Morrison-  Nice And Easy 

Stan Getz - The Look Of Love

Audrey Morris The End Of A Love Affair

Dean Martin- Just In Time

Barney Kessel -Something For Cat

Gold Dust Lounge- The Wednesday Night Song

Cocktail Inn - Brief And Breezy

Jane Seidel - Love For Sale

Julie London- Fly Me To The Moon

James Spencer- Nightfall


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Romantic Song

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on January 25th, 2018


It was the appropriately named Jennifer Love Hewitt who said "Love Will Show You Everything" and whilst I do have some problems about this statement pragmatically I would agree that it can show you some things. Perhaps not everything, but we do love playing them here at the Cocktail Nation as we relax at the end of the day.


Seth MacFarlane-But Beautiful

Ethel Ennis-I Cried For You

Walter Wanderly -In My Automobile

Art Van Damme-The Glory Of Love

Robert Maxwell-Claire De Lune Translated as moonlight)

Octobop-Lonesome Boulevard

Wes Montgomery-Stranger In Paradise

Lewis and Distel- Bags Groove

Bobby Troup-Moonlight In Vermont

Joey Altruda- Rileys theme

Frank Sinatra- Monique

Bobby Hacket-Cest Magnifique

Gene Howard-Jim

Helen Merrill-Blue Gardenia

Jackie Gleason-You Ought To Be In Pictures

Janet Blair-Get Out Of Town


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Waiting For Fall

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on January 23rd, 2018


Have you ever been waiting for something to happen, but then it doesn't. How disappointed you can become. This week I came across a man who is bound to be let down.

Percy Faith Autumn Leaves

George Shearing-How Insensitive

Erroll Garner-Misty

Nelson Riddle- My Isle Of Golden Dreams

Julie London -About The Blues

Marty Paich-Violets For Your Furs

Gerry Mulligan-Chelsea Bridge

Janet Seidel-A Man And A Woman

Judy Silvano-If you Never Come To Me

John Tillman-Caravan

Art Van Damme-The Glory Of Love

Frank Sinatra-London By Night

Seth MacFarlane- I’m Glad There Is You

Cal Trader-Speak Low

Joey Altruda-Cocktails With Joey


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