Saturday, November 8, 2014

Cocktail Nation 335 Reel Wild Cinema

You might remember the old fanzines that you would find in record stores in the pre digital music days. Underground publications with practically every subject covered and almost any opinion represented. This week we speak to a man who had one of the most popular fanzines in the nineties and he has put them together into a marvellous book about b grade cinema and tv. Also on the show we talk about the death of Acker Bilk plus we reveal the secrets of Area 51 

Stolen Idols - Revenge Of The Pink Piranaha
Robert Drasnin Voodoo
Rene Raff -Mad About The Boy
Larry Gelb - While My Lady Sleeps
Jackie Gleason-From Russia With Love
Frank Sinatra-It was a very good year
Clouseaux Shot In The Dark
Spy Fi-So What’s Up 
Tiki Joe’s Ocean -Soul Of The Sea
Oscar Peterson The Strut
Bill Evans Time Remembered
Audrey Morris- Guess Who  I Saw Today
Nathan Haines -Cocktails

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cocktail Nation 334 Classic Comedy George Carlin 1965

Back with some classic comedy this week and a more sedate George carlin out of 1965 from the Merv Griffin on a book by Sophia Loren, some new pictures have been released in colour for the first time plus we talk about a new Pan Am project by a friend of the Cocktail Nation.

Metropole Orchestra -Magic Is The Moonlight

Alika Lyman Group- Kauai Rose

Frank Sinatra Carlos - Jobim Fly Me To The Moon

Vincent Guaraldi -Corcovado

Three Suns -Fever

Narco Lounge -Combo Seduction

John Coltrane -Blue Train

Bobby Fox -Let There be Love 

Robert Davi -The Best Is Yet To Come

Hinda Hoffman- I Just Found Out About Love

Jimmy Vargas Stacato

Morton Gould -Speak Low

Molly Ringwald -Exactly Like You

Monday, November 3, 2014

Cocktail Nation 333 -James Morrison

Well I am pleased to have a legend of the Australian Jazz scene join me on this show this week. We talk to James Morrison about his new best of album and it is spectacular.
We talk Dean Martin with some fun facts about the man and I have a movie to bring you that I think you will like. 

Moonrays - Tarantuala

SG Sound - Man From Uncle

Jame Morrison-  Nice And Easy 

Stan Getz - The Look Of Love

Audrey Morris The End Of A Love Affair

Dean Martin- Just In Time

Barney Kessel -Something For Cat

Gold Dust Lounge- The Wednesday Night Song

Cocktail Inn - Brief And Breezy

Jane Seidel - Love For Sale

Julie London- Fly Me To The Moon

James Spencer- Nightfall

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Cocktail Nation 332 I Spy Euro Spy (Bond)

We kick off our monthly Euro Spy  Special this week with Kramer and we start from the most logical place that is Bond. I've got a great album for the holidays to grab, a cool new website to dig along with some cool parties from across the globe to grace your presence at !

Alex and Nilusha -Morning
Anna Saleh -Twisted 
John Barry -James Bond Theme
John Barry -On Her Majestys Secret Service
Al Caiola -Underwater chase
Dizzy Gilespie -Cocktails For Two
GoldDust Lounge -Lost Sunset
Don Tiki -Other Side Of The Moon
Vince Guaraldi -Mr Lucky
Larry Gelb -Perspiration 
Janice Borla Group -Midnight Voyage
Lenny Dee -China Boy

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Cocktail Nation 331 Kahiki Supper Club -A Polynesian Paradise In Columbus part 2

This week we have  part two of our interview with Jeff Chenault on the show as part one of our interview about his latest book  Kahiki Supper Club -A Polynesian Paradise In Columbus, I have some essential tips for your bachelor pad and we look at the life of the woman they called the flying housewife.

Anna Saleh Caravan

Bill Evans Time Remembered

Martin Denny Jungle Flower

Tikiyaki Orchestra Exotique

Stolen Idols Sumatra Mist

HB Radke Martinis and Pearls

Marita Brake Shaken Not Stirred

Mancini Windmills Of Your Mind

Frank Sinatra That’s Life

James Morrison The Shadow Of Your Smile

Si Zentner From Russia With Love

Perry Beekman This Can’t Be Love

Cynthia Felton I Wish You Love

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Cocktail Nation 330 Kahiki Supper Club -A Polynesian Paradise In Columbus part 1

This week we have  Jeff Chenault on the show as part one of our interview about his latest book  Kahiki Supper Club -A Polynesian Paradise In Columbus, we take a look at a tiki artist who has gone rogue and has been employing gorilla tactics to get the tiki word out, there has been a car auction of famous movie star and music star cars recently plus the best lounge and exotica along with the best  parties from across the globe.

Alika Lyman Kaimana

Bobby Fox Shopping for clothes 

Arthur  Lyman Yellow Bird

Stolen Idols Sophisticated Savage

Steve Lawrence Night And Day

Barbara Levy Daniels Where Or When

Billy May Cocktails For Two

Diana Krall Stop This World

James Morrison I Fall In Love To Easy

101 Strings Orchestra A Man And A Woman

Glen Grey Fly Me To The Moon

Stan Getz Misty

Robert Hicks Don’t Worry Bout Me

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