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Cocktails with The Tiki Delights

Posted in bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro, lounge, jazz, swank, cocktail jazz, MCM by cocktailnation on August 22nd, 2021

New music again this week with Darren Long from the Tiki Delights back and a new album called Cocktail Time With The Tiki Delights

We have a look at lounge life magazine and ofcourse I will go deep with another interesting thought…and swank advice coming your way



Richard Cheese- Get the Party Started

Martini Kings- The Girl From Ipanema

Tiki Delights- Shaken not Stirred

Nicholas Godin- Alger la blanche

Mancini- Breakfast At Tiffany's

Pink Martini- City Of Night

Orchestra Supersting- Waterbed

The Yuko Mabuchi Trio - Sukiyaki 

Tucker Brothers- Warm Heart 

Frank Bennett- White Collar Crime

Out Of Abingdon- Substation 75

Sammy Davis Jr-- I'm Gonna Live Till I Die


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!

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 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.

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

Cocktail Nation 345 The Detective

Posted in , , bachelor pad, tiki, lounge music, retro, don adams by cocktailnation on February 22nd, 2015

This week on the show its time for some classic comedy and we head to the Cocktail Nation vault to enjoy some comedy from Don Adams, we'll talk swank advice and we lost a couple of big stars this week, so more on their life this week as we broadcast from up high in the Sydney Penthouse.

Gene Rains -Caravan 
Beegie Adair -The Way You Look Tonight
Julie Lyon Quartet -Too Darn Hot
Beverly Kenney- Undecided
Ray Conniff- Blue Moon
David Carbonara -Aqua De Beber
Project Pimento -Something Stupid
Ray Anthony- Dragnet
Marlene Ver Planck-   I Love the Way You Dance
Quincy Jones- Cast Your Fate To The Wind
Pink Martini City Of Night
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet -He Was The Cat
Cocktail Inn -The Way You Look Tonight 
Plas Johnson Pink Panther Theme
Kenny Sasaki -Fly Me To The Moon

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

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