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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




Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Night Radio

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 15th, 2017

I’ve always been a fan of night time radio, it’s when the weird programming takes place, the odd balls of broadcasting come out....I wonder what that says about me!

Rene Paulo-Black Coral
Dawan Muhumad- Black Narcisis
Don Ralke-Black Panther
Ixtahuele-Black Sand
David Baker-Black Thursday
Lyn Stanley- Black Velvet
Peggy Lee-Black Coffee
Oscar Peterson-Night Train
James Spencer-Night Tide
Liberace-Night Song
Ken Greaves-Night People


Cocktail Nation Evening At The Penthouse-Blue Champagne

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 13th, 2017


Is it the fact that it's Blue or the fact that it's expensive that people findd it so intriguing!


Anita O’Day-Blue Champagne

Jackie Gleason- Alice Blue Gown

Anne Phillips -When Sunny Gets Blue

Beverly Kenney -It’s a Blue World

James Spencer-Basie Blue and Sentimental

Laura Nyro—Billy’s Blue

Shirley Horn-The Meaning of the Blues

Diana Roos-Little Girl Blue 

Jonah Jones-So Blue

Julie London-Meaning Of The Blues

Doris Day- Serenade in Blue

Singers Unlimited-Born To Be Blue

Betty Blake-Blue Fool 

Fats Waller -B Flat Blues 

Aaron Diehl-Blue Nude

Art Pepper -Blues In


Cocktail Nation 471 -Libations 101

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 11th, 2017

On the menu this week it’s our drinks man Justin Cristaldi with the talk on libations, a gold plated Austin Healey is for sale and speaking of cars..what’s the story with barn finds!


Alika Lyman Group-Crude


Julie London-Lonely Girl

Diana Krall-Moonglow

Tikiyaki Orchestra-Taboo

Sharps -Caravan

Peter Nero-New York On Sunday 

Lisa Ono-How Insensitive

Out Of Abingdon -Prospect Street

Tony Hadley-The Good Life

James Spencer -Columbine

Martin Denny-Martinique

Michelle Nichol-Days Of Wine And Roses

Tiki Joes Ocean -Tiki Joe A Go Go

David Carbonara -Twenty Third Floor




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