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Cocktail Nation 311 The Finance Company

Posted in , , bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro, corvette by cocktailnation on May 4th, 2014


It's back to the night clubs of old as we check out some classic comedy, another from Shelley Berman about the finance company. My second book has finally been released so some news on that and your chance to win a copy. We find out what has happened to the rare Corvettes that went down a sink hole in Kentucky and we take a look at a great book on Grace Kelly.


Kenny Sasaki and the Tiki Boys Bird Island


Ixtahuele Black Sand


Frank Sinatra Bewitched


Vince Guaraldi What Kind Of Fool Am I


Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Goldfinger


Metropole Orchestra Spellbound


Cocktail Inn Dragnet


Tony Mottola Kites Are Fun


Acca Daiquiries Cocaine


Frank Bennett Everybody Wants To Rule The World


Nutty Five Nights


Si Zentner  Fugitive Theme


Hans Karl The Golden Frame


Jerry Costanzo Penthouse Serenade


Enoch Light Come Rain Or Shine

Cocktail Nation 310 Mannix

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro by cocktailnation on April 27th, 2014
Talking about the TV show Mannix on this edition of the Cocktail Nation with the author of a new book on the subject, I’ve got a cool way to give your kitchen that retro feel in your pad, we find out what has been happening with 57 Plymouth that was buried in the ground in Tulsa and exhumed in 2007….news on what the 64 Worlds Fair got right in their predictions plus I have loads of swank events from across the globe to check out.
Exotik A Go-Go Big Bossa Man
Tiki Lounge Crew-Bikini Bambi
Lalo Schifrin Mannix
Lavay Smith Miss Brown To You
Bobby Darin Feelin Good
Tony Mottola Goin Out Of My Head
Project Pimento You  Only  Live Twice
Stacy Kent The Face I Love
Jack Marshall Clouds
JR Spencer Easy Living
Pink Martini Sunday Table
New Gary Burton Quartet -Did you get It

Cocktail Nation 297 Don Adams Comedy

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro by cocktailnation on January 26th, 2014

Cocktail Nation 297 Don Adams Comedy

Starting our new monthly feature of the classic comedy of the golden age and this week we kick of with the stand up comedy of Don Adams.
Some news for the purists that hang out here, news that I think will pleas a lot of people who like authenticity when it comes to lighting the pad.

Larry Gelb Trio Love Walked In

Barbara Levy Daniels  Mean To Me

Hugo Montenegro Get Smart Theme

Buddy Greco Thats Why The Lady Is A Tramp

The Lounge Lizards The Hanging

O Som Do Jazz Brisa Do Nordes

Nathan Haines Cocktails 

The New Gary Burton Quartet Did You Get It

Al Hirt And Ann Margaret Everybody Loves My Baby

Ixtahule Orust Luau 

Bobby Darin When Day Is Done

Jackie Gleason Brazil

Cocktail Naton repeat 81 Sam Butera

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro by cocktailnation on December 29th, 2013

Cocktail Nation spinning the latest and greatest classic and neo lounge, a look at the world of swank plus tonight we take a look at the life of the recently departed Sam Butera with a special interview that was recorded back stage with Sam in 1999. I've got another track of the latest Tikiyaki Orchestra album and news from the Martini Kings.
I’ve been out record collecting again and found some fantastic original albums I’ve tracked down in the record bins of charity stores that I’ll play for you.

Cy Coleman-Playboys Theme
Dom Halpin-Out Of The Blue
Sam Butera and the Witnesses-Dig That Crazy Chick
Jackie Gleason-Temptation
Martini Kings-Because of You
Arthur Lyman-Carabunta
Sylvia Telles-Discussao
Cocktail Angst- Rhumba Of The Saints
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Makaha
Fisherman—Hell Toupee
Kava Kon-Chinese Surfer
The SG Sound-I Feel the Earth Move
Octobop-Have you Hugged your Martian Today
Richard Cheese - Spiderman
Jack Constanzo—Young Man With a Horn
Pete King-The Height Of The Spy Season

Cocktail Nation 273 Perfect Vision The Esquivel Sound

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro by cocktailnation on July 7th, 2013
I have a brand new album to bring you out of Holland, the Metropole Orchestra have put together a marvellous album of Esquivel tracks called Perfect Vision The Esquivel Sound and joining us to talk about the album and Esquivel is Irwin Chusid, the man who first brought us Esquivel on cd in the 90's
There's news about a James Bond car for auction  an interesting article about some of the biggest stars of the mid twentieth century as we ask "Where are they now" plus the World of swank gig guide
Clouseaux Search For A Vulcan
Martini Heaven Tanganova
Metropole Orchestra La Paloma
Metropole Orchestra My Blue Heaven
Vince Guaraldi Dor Que Faz Duer
Tiki Joes Ocean Stoic Moai
Spy Fi Man From Uncle
Sally Street New Blow top blues
Oscar Peterson Band Call
Nutty She Said, See Said
Octobop Short Stop
Linda Lawson Meaning Of The Blues
Jackie Gleason Mystery Street
Frank Sinatra Strangers In The Night

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