Sunday, September 28, 2014

Cocktail Nation 329 Something Wicked




This week we have Scott Mensching from the Moonrays to talk about the new album Something Wicked, I'll let you know how you can enjoy a Pan Am flight with out going anywhere and without going back in time. News of a theft in the lounge and tiki world plus all the best lounge and exotica gigs from across the globe.



Warren Wolf Frankie And Johnny 

Bob Thompson Just You Just Me

Moonrays Transylvanain Boo Galoo

Don Tiki Forbidden Finger

Jackie Gleason I’m In The Mood For Love

Skip Heller Lonely

Tony Bennett Lover

Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica Let’s Dance

Grace Knight You’d Be So NiceTo Come Home to

Arthur Lyman Yellow bird

Barry Morgan Big Bossa

Sally Street You don’t know Me

New Morty Show Blue Martini

Cocktail Nation 328 Panda And Me




We are talking pop art this week on the show with an interesting mix of mid century, pop art which meets spy with a great series called Panda and me, I've got news on a very cool reproduction sports car for the lounge lotharios who want to mix new with old, some great articles for you to enjoy and ofcourse the best lounge and exotica from across the globe.


Steve Greaves Man From Uncle

Tiki Lounge Crew Bongo Nova

Mancini Mr Lucky

James Morison Girl Talk

Dexter Gordon Ghost Of A Chance

Barbara Lusch So Nice

Aaron Diehl Blue Nude

Si Zentner The Fugitive Theme

Cal Tjader Cool

Clouseaux Search For A Vulcan

Dinah Washington Since I Fell For You

Diana Krall Cry Me A River

Cocktail Nation 327 Poly Hai


 

This week talking about a little thing called Poly Hai....more on this interesting educational institution, we will look at the funeral of Joan Rivers and a Wisconsin car wrecking yard is about to close and you will be amazed what is hidden behind the wire fence.


Bobby Fox Miranda Kerr You’re The Boss

Clouseaux Powerhouse

Arthur Lyman Love For Sale

James Spencer The Things We Did Last Summer

Si Zentner Burke’s Law

Ixtahuele Stone Gods Of Bimini

Don Ralke Voodoo Princess

Halford Jetset Tema De Anna

Vic Damone Separate Tables

Perry Beekman I Wish I Was In Love Again

James Morrison Nice And Easy

Robert Hicks Early Autumn

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Cocktail Nation 326 Vince Guaraldi


This week talking about the great jazz artist Vince Guraldi who many might remember from the Peanut cartoon, well he was a whole lot more than that so we will talk to an author who has written a book all about his life, we have some news from across the globe and the best parties to attend with lots of things to include in the diary.

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Adam Smale Blues To Yous

Robert Hicks  Pete Rugolo That Was The End Of Me

Vince Guaraldi Cast Your Fate To The Wind

Narco Lounge Combo Taboo

Nathan Haines Cocktails

Carol Fredette You Better Go Now

Nat King Cole Lush Life

Martin Denny Jungle Flower

Robert Drasnin Tahitian Dreams

Tony  Mottola San Jose

Doris Day Desifinado

Tiki Lounge Crew Bikini Bambini

New Gary Burton Quartet Did You Get It

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Cocktail Nation 325 Stolen Idols




Drew Farmer from the Stolen Idols joins me on the show this week, got some stories on sixties decorating and some of the things we have forgotten from the past that are probably worth re igniting,  I'll share a blog I wrote recently about modern life and how to live better.


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Charlie Haden Angel Face

Janice Borla Group Midnight Voyage

Stolen Idols Revenge of the Pink Piranha

Illinois Jacket Lean Baby

Bobby Darin Feelin Good

James Spencer Lady Of The Evening

Kenny Sasaki Erotica Exotica

Linda Lawson Mood Indigo

Ixtahuele Dengue Fever

Lalo Schifrin Mission Impossible

John Barry On Her Majestys Service

AL Caiola Experiment in Terror

Cocktail Nation 324 RIP Lauren Bacall



Sad news last week of the passing of Lauren Bacall so on this edition of the Cocktail Nation we will take a look at her life and times, news on what they call the Steve McQueen Effect, news on a classic Cadillac dealership in trouble in LA and I will take a look at what is happening on the neo lounge music scene from across the globe 

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Martini Madness Coquette

Russ Garcia Sophisticated Lady

Liz Geyson Group Yes I Know I've Had It

Robert Davi Here Is That Rainy Day

Julie London Voice In The Mirror

Jackie Gleason I'm In The Mood For Love
Alika Lyman Group Bobo

Robert Goulet Too Darn Hot

Wynton Marsalis Observation Cart

Mr Ho's Orchestrotica Would you like bongoes with that Fugue

Michelle Nicolle Days Of Wine And Rose

Kenny Sasaki  Quiet Volcano

Laurindo Almeida The Look Of Love 

Jimmy Vargas Zoetica Blues

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Cocktail Nation 323 Kenny Sasaki




We are in Tokyo Japan to talk to Kenny Sasaki from the tiki boys  about his latest release called Bird Island, I've got a great little story about Mels diner for you 
And  it turns out other radio shows have been talking about me so we will play some audio from that and find out what people have been saying about me, news as well about a bio pic about a legend of the sixties Russ Meyer and you will be surprised who wants the role and ofcouse the death of Lauren Bacall.

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Metropole Orchestra My Blue Heaven

Daniel Pemberton Finding The Fury

Kenny Sasaki Bird Island

Alika Lyman Night Orchid

James Spencer Night Tide

Jackie Gleason Marilyn

Barbara Ween I Don’t Know

Bobby Fox Shout To The Top

Martini Kings You only Live Twice

Chet Baker You Don’t Know What Love Is

Mancini Love Story

Kate Ross Jazz

Lavern Baker and Jimmy Ricks You’re The Boss 

Joe Loco Manhatten

Gerry Mulligan Night Lights