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Cocktail Nation Twilight Show-Gambling On A Dream Vol 2

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 13th, 2018

Koop is on holiday by the beach this week so a replay of the follow up to Lynn M Zook's Gambling on a dream, news on a new supporter of the Cocktail Nation, we take a look at the potential release of some JFK files  plus news on new Martini Kings album coming out.


Cocktail Angst-Rhumba Of The Saints

Royal Crown Revue-Deadly Night Call

Tony Bennett and Count Basie-Are You Having Any Fun

Blue Hawaiians-Martini 5-0

Nutty -Purple Panther

Bob Thompson-Do It Again

Brent Laidler-Meet Me At The Havana Hilton

Art Pepper-Webb City                                    

Martini Kings-Nylon Jungle

Acca Daiquiris -Cocaine

Les Baxter-Bustin The Bongos

Don Tiki-Other Side Of The Moon


Cocktail Nation  Evenings At The Penthouse-Laid Back and Relaxed

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 11th, 2018

In a stressful world I say rebel against it and take your time, keep your blood pressure down and take it easy baby!

Robert Irving -Octobre

Antonio Carlos Jobim-Favela

George shearing-If I Should Lose You

Henri Mancini- Blue Satin

Les Baxter -A Taste Of Honey

Michelle Lordi-I Fall In Love To Easy

Diana Krall-Dream

Garry Peacock-When I Fall In Love

Kurt Rosenwinkel- You Go To My Head

Angelo Badalamenti-Freshly Squeezed

Frank Bennett-Love Carefully

Larry Gelb-The Love Song Of Ian Ops

Jane Hutton-Day By Day

Oscar Peterson-Nice Work If You Can Get It

Les Baxter-Pool Of Love


Cocktail Nation  Evenings At The Penthouse-Places

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 9th, 2018

Ahh places...that's where I like to go, exotic names, exotic places and exotic people. sometimes extraordinary and sometimes just interesting. Lets pack an overnight bag and get going!

Les Baxter -Shanghai Rickshaw

Mantovani-April in Portugal 

Julie London-Memphis In June

Julie London-Lonely Night In Paris

Buddy Greco-Sumertime in Venice

Dave Pell Octet- Isle Of Capri

Anita Darian- Chinese Lullaby

Jackie Gleason-On A Slow Boat To China

Warren Barker-Junk City Hong Kong

Lewis Sister- Moonlight In Vermont

Martini Kings-Winds Of Walkaloa

Mantovani-Arrivederci Roma

Richard Lennox-Waterfront

Brent Laidler-Downtown By Nine

Christopher Hollyday-Autumn in New York

Salome De Bahia-Bossa Rio

Stolen Idols-Tonga Sunset


Cocktail Nation Twilight Show-Celebrity Drinks

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 6th, 2018

Koop is beachside this week so a replay show as we catch up with Justin Cristaldi our drinks man stops by to talk celebrity drinks, I found very cool retro shirt shop worth checking out, news on an electric e type jag and an abandoned sixties satellite which started transmitting decades later plus in all things selfish an interview with me and in Swank Advice I reveal an interesting experience with a man I may describe as the worst ever salesman to walk the earth.



Richard Myhill-Cool Scat

Alien Fashion -Cool Thing

Los Shimmy Shakers-No Tell Motel

Hugo Montenegro-Solo’s Samba

Piero Piccioni-Agente 077

Chris Connor-Opportunity Please

Dave Stryker-Shadowboxing

Octobop-Have You Hugged Your Martian Today

Laura Ainsworth-The Man I Love Is Gone

Wil Davis Trio-50 to 21

Gerald Wiggins-I Used To Love You But It’s All Over Now

Tiki Lounge Crew- Mambo Loco

Jane Russell-Take It Easy

Chet Baker-Just Friends


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Girls Names

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on October 4th, 2018

There are so many songs sung about girls and I would assume they are all pretty girls! Here are some of them as we relax at the end of the day with Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse.

Arthur Lyman-Anna

Piero Piccioni-Abigaile

Martini Kings-Patricia

Art Van Damme -Stella By Starlight

David Carbonara-Betty Walks Alone

Skip Heller-Mona Is Typing

Les Baxter-Jeannnine, I Dream Of Lilac

Jackie Gleason-Diane

Joe Bushkin-Laura


Les Baxter-Ruby

Project Pimento-Barbarella

Larry Gelb-Monica

Frank Sinatra -Monique


Robert Maxwell-Claire De Lune

Jack Sheldon-Julie Is Her Name

Tom Bruner-Delilah

Oscar Pettiford-Laura

Conte Candoli Quartet-Diane 

Art Pepper-Diane’s Dilemma


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