Sunday, December 21, 2008

Cocktail Nation -A Very Tiki Christmas

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper for our final show of 2008, we will return to the air January 10 with a brand new show...but don't worry ,we will continue to run some of the first shows that you might have missed!
Tonight its all christmas music...some cool tracks to get you into the christmas season......and a couple of special guests tonight......Cocktail Kev from the Tiki bar and lounge in Richmond has a christmas drink recipe for us tonight and if you are looking for a Christmas present for that lounge lothario in your life well Dr Tiki from Tiki Bar Tv swings by with a present that might be perfect.

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Patsy Raye and the Beatnicks-Beatnicks Wish
Mambo Zombies-Silver Bells
Billy May-Do You Believe In Santa Claus
Dean Martin-Winter Wonderland
Jackie Gleason-I'll Be Home For Christmas
Johnny Mercer-Jingle Bells
Lena Horne-Jingle All The Way
Martin Denny-Exotic Night
Wayne Newton-Let It Snow-Let It Snow-Let It Snow
Capitol Studio Orchestra-Cha Cha all the Way
George Shearing and Billy May-Snowfall Cha Cha
Jimmy McGriff-Santa Claus Is Comin To Town
Julie London-I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Tony Rochelle Larson-Bear Rug

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Cocktail Nation 54-Les Baxter Goes To College

Tonight we talk to the curator of a special LES BAXTER collection at the university of Arizona, sad news on Betty Page...some more Monroe memorobillia is for sale and some very cool places to hang out at.....music tonight from a cool neo crooner new to the scene and a whole ball o wax to dig!
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Quincy Jones-Soul Bossa Nova
Octobop-Blue Mist
Les Baxter-Atlantis
Jack Costanzo—Street Scene
Nelson Riddle Orchestra-Am I Blue
Roni Perez - Bossa Bambino
Chris Connor—Skyscraper Blues
Mark Copeland-You'd be so nice to come home to
Billy May—So Nice
Robert Drasden-Kahlula mist
Royal Crown Revue-Salt Peanuts
Bobby Hackett—Mood Indigo
Waitiki—Flower Humming
Sergio Mendes-One note Samba
Martini Kings-The Last Aloha

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Cocktail Nation 53

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper broadcasting from the penthouse for the first week of summer here in Australia and tonight we take a look at a new book about Hugh Hefner, a pulp festival for next year, a look at the world of swank plus the best neo and classic lounge


Martini Kings-Missing the Maui Moon

Joey Altruda-Playsboys Theme

Jonah Jones-Morten Swing

Astrud Gilberto-Bim Bom

Tino Contreras-Brazil

Hugo Winterhalter and his orchestra - Goldfinger

Arthur Lyman-Busy Port

Kava Kon-Zombie

Charlie Shavers Quartet - Green Eyes

Lyrio Panically and His Orchestra - What Happens Next


Da Howlies-Honolulu Heat Stroke

Wayne Newton - What Kind of Fool am I

Royal Crown Revue-Port Au Prince

Frank Pourcel and his orchestra - Chitarra Romana

Brian Setzer orchestra -Harlem Noturne

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 52-Daniel Glass has Class

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper and this week we catch up with Daniel Glass from Royal Crown Revue who has a fantastic new book out all about drumming and how to get that authentic mid 20th century sound, we'll see how the poll is running for the Christmas Show A a look at the world of swank with a new tiki Bar has opened in Vegas plus some of the very best lounge and exotica.


Frank Sinatra-luck be a lady

Royal Crown Revue-Walkin Like Brando

Tikiaki Orchestra-exotique
Jack Costanzo—Equinox
Martini Kings-Deep into midnight

Astrud Gilberto-Beach Samba
Waitiki-L Ours Chinois
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Girl from ipanema
Jonah Jones-Do you know what it means to Miss Orleans
Chris Connor-S Wonderful

Jackie Gleason- Love is here to Stay
Martin Denny-The Enchanted Isle
Lushy-Suspicious Melody
New Morty Show-Just one of those things
Sg Sound-A Latin Affair

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 51

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper and we are talking to David Backler from the Melbourne Tiki Bar and Lounge.....an intersting article about Sinatra from 66.....a stack of events on to check out plus the very best lounge and exotica...don't forget too that the Koop meister is now on facebook so drop me a line and add me as a friend to keep up with the show along with the crazy goings on in the penthouse.....plus I also upload some pictures of albums I pick up whilst thrifting my way through Sydneys charity stores.

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Moonrays-Shot in the Dark

Martini Kings-Bongo Mambo

Martin Denny—Jungle Flower

Cherry Poppin Daddies-Come Back To Me

Love Jones-Lil Black Book

Pharoah Sanders-Moonrays

Jack Costanzo—Blue Prelude

Waitiki-Hana Maui

Astrud Gilberto-So Nice

Jackie Gleason- A Man and a Woman

Billy May-The Late Late show

Jonah Jones-Its a Good Day

Royal Crown Revue-Deadly Nightcall

Chris Connor-Moonlight in Vermont

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation 50-Sergio Mendes and Bossa Nova magic

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper with the very best of lounge with updates on the growing lounge scene that you are a part of just by listening to this show.Kooper has a wonderful doco about Bossa Nova to tell you about plus an interview with Sergio Mendes …..look at Neil Young’s electric Lincoln ........the goings on at the Tiki bar and Lounge in Melbourne…..join him up in the penthouse for a swank evening!

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Antonio Carlos Jobim-Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars

Octobop-Jeru

Sergo Mendes Feat Lani Hall And Herb Alpert-Dreamer

Franck Pourcel and his orchestra - Grazie Dei Fiori

Clouseaux-Walking with Juarez

Frank Bennett-Disarm

Martin Denny – Off Shore

Spy Fi -Illya's theme

Jack Costanzo-Man with the golden arm

Richard Hayman -La Comparsa

Midnight Combo - Marjorca inn

Sammy Davis Jr-Tenderly

Lenny Dee-Moonglow and theme from picnic

Frank Sinatra - Brazil

Cherry Capri-Hot Toddy

Friday, November 7, 2008

Cocktail Nation 49

Koop Kooper is joined by a legend of lounge ....Mr Bongo Jack Costanzo...we talk about his start in the business, his magnificent career and naturally Bongos.....some sad news on the passing of Yma Sumac and we catch up with Nick Limansky who is the author of Yma Sumac the art behind the legend, a look at the world of Swank with another Kooper live gig coming up plus all the very best classic and neo lounge has been piled up on the penthouse hi fi.


Combustible Edison-Pink Victim

Sammy Davis Jr That old Black Magic

Jack Costanzo-Latin Affair


Henry Mancini-Something For Cat

Tipsy -Hey

Yma Sumac-Bo Mambo

Martini Kings-Dance of the virgins

Waitiki-The Magic Islands

Vic Flick-Shaken not Stirred

Roni Perez -Fly me to the Moon

Jack De Mello and his imperial strings - Makalapua

Mantovani - Perfidia

The Midnight Combo - Soft Waving

Octobop-Girl Talk

Wayne Newton - I wish you love

Friday, October 31, 2008

Cocktail Nation 48- Hard Case Crime

Cocktail Nation 48-Hard Case Crime
Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper talks to the editor of Hard
Case Crime Charles Ardai....hard case crime are small publishing house in New york
that specializes in those classic pulp fictions with the racey covers from the 40's
through to the 60's and the are constantly adding books by new artists.....I've got
some letters to Kooper to read to you...a look at the Jerry Lewis tour of Australia
and the world of swank with a look at a special charm and deportment school coming up
which is run by the charming Darling sisters.
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Sammy Davis Jr-Love me or leave me
Jimmy Vargas-High Heels Black Stockings
Enoch Light -April in Portugal
Arthur Lyman-Aphrodisia
Paige Delancey-Black Coffee
Waitiki-China Fan
Mantovani-Perfidia
Nina Ferro-Everything I got
Octobop- Have you hugged your martian today
Roni Perez - Ah Ha
Henry Mancini - Pink Panther theme
Piere Le Blanc and his orchestra - All the Way
Dean Martin - Pardon
Ralph Flanagan- Opus one
Herbie Mann-Fever

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Cocktail Nation 47-Mancini Magic

It's spring in Sydney the weather is crazy but the music is cool as tonight we take a look at the life of Henry Mancini, a cool beatnik website to take a look at ...Bond news, the death of a celebrity fashion critic.....the world of swank and a whole lot more as we crank up the hi fi in the penthouse in the city of Sydney
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Clouseaux-Le Nuit
Frank Bennett-You're Just too Hip Baby
Mancini -.Alright ok you win
Esquivel-It had to be you
Lushy-Tiki
Martinikings-Brief n Breazy
Martin Denny-The Enchanted Isle
Lea Delaria-Welcome to my party
Lexotica-SandSergio Mendez & Brasil 66 - Bermbau
Bobby Hackett—Mood Indigo
Ella Fitzgerald-Mas Que Nada
Lenny Dee -Lover come back to me
Pink Martini-Sympathique
Mantovani - Perhaps perhaps perhaps

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Cocktail Nation 46-Brother Cleve swings by the Penthouse

Tonight we speak to a legend of the neo lounge music scene...Brother Cleve from Combustible Edison, we talk about the Cocktail Nation lounge music revival in the 90's, Esquivel and his flying car and find out what really happened to the band and what the band members are doing today.
Plus we'll check out a missing Bond relic and look at the goings on in that crazy world of swank along with some of the very best classic and neo lounge.
It's the Cocktail Nation, the only show that increases in value, so while the dollar and your stocks go down the toilet our show keeps rising up the dow index!
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Blue Martini's-Great City
Martini Kings—The March Of The Moai
Combustible Edision-Miniskirt
HugoMontenegro-HeatWave
Project Pimento—A Shot In The Dark
Vic Flick-Silken Cover
Steve Lawrence - Girl from Ipanema
Clouseaux-Marauder
Moonrays-Swingin at the Seance
Spy Fi -Mission impossible Howard Roberts—L-O-V-E
Nina Simone-Don't Explain
Martin Denny-Quiet Village
Fire and Theft-I still get Jealous
Vic Damone—Am I Blue

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Cocktail Nation 45 Mr Ho revives Esquivel

On the Cocktail Nation we have a few of the Koop Kooper vinyl finds at the local church fair last weekend.... we talk to the man who is reviving Juan Garcia Esquivel's music. There's news about a new Mike Hammer book....a review from the Koopmeister on the latest James Bond book by Sebastian Faulks and a whole lot more on the show that is revolting against spiky hair ,flip flops and flirting by sms...the Cocktail Nation.

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Purple Pit-She Said She shed
Stolen Idols-Black Orchid
Orchestrotica-Frenesi
Vince Jones - Body and Soul
Cocktail Preachers- Highball Holiday
Acker Bilk - Stranger on the shore
Bert Kaempfert - Catalina
Cocktail Angst-Bates Motel
John Barrie 7 -James Bond Theme
Manuel and the music of the mountains - Exotica.
Atomic Sherpas-Clockwise
Ralph Flanaghan - Sometimes i feel like a motherless child
Jack Emblow - Ritual Fire Dance
Frank Sinatra - I've got the world on a string
Sammy Davis Jr - River stay away from my door

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 44-Roasting Dean Martin Style on the penthouse patio

Tonight we take a look at the Dean Martin celebrity roasts, a new tv show based on the James Ellroy books ...some more Marilyn Monroe news, we'll take a look at the world of swank and play you the best classic and neo lounge.
Recline in the comfy penthouse lounge and dig the cool treats with Sydney's own Jet Set Lounge Lothario, Koop Kooper.

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Frank Sinatra-That's Life
Spy Fi-Dragnet007
Antonio Carlos Jobim-One Note Samba
Blue Martinis Something Cool
Fire and Theft-Whole Lot of Love
Blossom Dearie-Manhatten
Linda Lawson-Like Young
Vic Flick-Shaken not Stirred
Frank Bennett-Disarm
Lushy -Springtime
Combustible Edison -Metropolitan
Arthur Lyman-Hava Nagila
Chet Baker-Moonlove
Perez Prado-Why Wait
Martin Denny-Aku Aku

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 43-Fire and Theft at the Penthouse

Don't worry, there's no major structural damage to the penthouse, just a few crazy fez wearing cats from Melbourne called Fire and Theft who swing by to tell Kooper about their latest CD.Also on the show we take a look at a new book on Sammy Davis Jr, some swank parties to attend and a whole lot of cool music on the show that is hosted by an intellectual...Koop Kooper, who recently picked up his Bachelor of Lounge from college.....he majored in International Jetset Relations.
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Frank Bennett-You're Just too Hip Baby
Indigo Swing-My Baby comes round at 8
Fire and Theft-Tainted Dream
Esquivel—Begin the Beguine
Combustible Edison Blue Light
Lea Delaria-Call Me
Frank Sinatra-Mr Success
Vic Flick-From Russia With Love
Tikiaki orchestra-shakahulabossnova
Jack Bongo Burger-Mambo Burger
Jet Set Six-Perpetual Bachelor
Peggy Lee-Black Coffee
Hugo Montenegro and his orch-man from thrush
Jack Jones-Wives and Lovers
Mancini-Peter Gunn

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 42-Jack Newcastle...the Cad exposed

Tonight on show Koop Kooper speaks to the editor of the CAD, Jack Newcastle plus some incredible events to check out including my first show here in Sydney featuring Jimmy Vargas and his Quintet and Danny and the Cosmic Tremors on September 26 at the Good Bar in Sydney plus we’ll hear the story of the voice over king the called Thunder Voice.

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Combustible Edison-Satan Says
Elliot Fisher-Dr No’s Fantasy
Frank Sinatra- Mrs Robsinson
Stanley Black –Mr Wonderful
Martini Kings –Las Neudas
Sg Sound – A Latin Affair
Richard Hayman-Caminito
Waitiki-The Magic Islands
Blue Hawaiians- A Cheat
Frank Pourcel-Come Sinfonia
Spy Fi-Burn
Bobby Darin-Fly me to the moon
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Captain Baccardi
Dinah Washington-Mad about the boy
Lushy-Pali Highway

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 41-World Espionage Bureau

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper speaks to an author who is reigniting the Spy paperback genre, speaking of spys there is music from Vic Flicks new cd, we take a look at the latest bond flick…..plus some incredible events to check out including my first show here in Sydney featuring Jimmy Vargas and the Black Dahlias and Danny and the Cosmic Tremors on September 26 at the Good Bar in Sydney.

Quincy Jones-Soul Bossa Nova
Combustible Edison-Summer Samba
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars
Sergio Mendez & Brasil 66 - O Pato
Yma Sumac-Gopher Mambo
Waitiki-China Clipper
Henri Rene - Mangos
Vic Flick-GoldfingerPink Martini-Veronique
Mancini-Windmills of your mind
Clouseaux-Reum with a view
Bill Perkins-Samba De Orfeu
Les Elgert and his Orchestra-Frenesi Twist
Cantaloupe Island-Pucho and the Latin Soul Brothers

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 40-Risky Lunar Love

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper has found the ultimate musical....one that has all the aspects a good play should have, aliens, tiki and lounge ! Plus some rare footage of Marilyn Monroe is set to be auctioned in Melbourne to the world so Kooper has tracked down the auction house to find out how much it's worth and where did it come from. We'll take a look at the world of swank, plus the Jetsetting Kooper has some more cool albums to play for you that he picked up at the Fifties Fair.

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Martini Kings-Tequila
Cocktail Preachers-Spy fi
Moonrays-Swingin at the seance
Robert Drasnin-Warm Night Wind
Lenny Dee - Our Love is here to Stay
Lushy- Pupu Platter
Paul Weston-Tenderly
Royal Crown Revue—Won't you ride with me
Richard Hayman - Yours
Frank Sinatra - Sunday
Stolen Idols-Orinoco
Xavier Cugat - Say Si Si
Tony Bennett - How Insensitive Mambo Zombies-Miniskirt
Wayne King and orch -. An Affair to Remember

Friday, August 29, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 39

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper is back from the fifties fair in Sydney and he's a bit poorer after buying up some of the best lounge vinyl.
Coming up on the show and interesting story about a forties house in LA that was literally picked up and moved across town news on the Mondo Atomic Festival and we talk to a supurb band called the Stolen Sdols....plus tonight Kooper unveils the lineup for his Sydney show Kooparama.

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Lushy-French_75
Spy Fi-Man from Uncle
Stolen Idols-Black Orchid
Martin Denny-Quiet Village BossaNova
Martini Kings-Enchanted Lovers
Hugo Montenegro-Lover
Mel Henke-Adventures On The Vaudeville Stage
Frank Sinatra –Call me Irresponsible
Billy May-Patricia
Count Bassie-From Russia with Love
Octobop-the duke you say
Herb Alpert-Lady Fingers
Chris Connor-Witchcraft
Waitiki-Plamingo Flagoda

Friday, August 22, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 38

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper has all the lounge classic and neo additions sitting on the hi fi and ready to spin ...tonight we take off to 1968 with a chat to a flight hostess who remembers the heady days of the begining of the jetset era...we'll open up the world of swank files, a special Cocktail Nation night coming up to put in the diary, some news on Jerry Lewis and a whole lot more.

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Project Pimento—Agua de Beber
Octobop-born to be blue
Chris Connor—Poor Little Rich Girl
Polynesia - Vahine Anamite
Don Tiki—Primitiva
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-the bossa nova squad
Perez Prado—Mama Yo Quiero
Xavier Cugat—Guitara Romana
Arthur Lyman-Aphrodisia
Julie London—About The Blues
New Morty Show-Ladies Man
Billy May—Hernando's Hideaway
Art Van Dame-Cheers
Esquival-Jungledrums
Combustible Edision-the cornertable

Friday, August 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 37

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper catches up with Nick Limansky and his new book about Yma Sumac called “The art behind the Legend”....we'll take a look at the world of swank and a special vintage caravan show coming up, a very cool book on the consumerism and style of the fifties, some sad news with the departure of a great lounge pianist plus the very best classic and neo lounge.

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Clouseaux-Monkey with the Golden Fez
Stan Getz-Charade
Yma Sumac-Xtabay (Lure of the Unknown Love)
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Girl from Ipanema
Robert Drasnin-Reminiscence
Lushy-Rare Breed
Hugo Montenegro- Theme from I spy
Xavier Cugat-Frenesi
Ferrante and Teicher Miserlou
Moonrays-Beat Girl
Cocktail Preachers-Highball Holiday
Herb Alpert-Butterball
Esquival-The Breeze and I
Sergio Mendez-Bermbau
The SG Sound-The Long Horizon

Friday, August 8, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 36

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper has an all spy jazz show for you.
He's gone undercover to play the very best spy jazz from yesterday and today as he delves into the world of spy television talking to Wes Britton author of the book Spy Television and his website spywise.com. He talks to the guitarist on the original James Bond theme Vic Flick and the guardian of spy jazz today Tom Tremelo from Spy Fi

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Mel Torme – Secret Agent Man
Cyril Stapeleton –The Saint
Laurie Johnson-The Avengers
Joey Altruda-Tropical Espionage
Vicki Carr-The Silencers
John Barrie 7-James Bond Theme
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Project QX5
Hugo Montenegro- Get Smart
Henry Mancini-Walkin Bass
Spy Fi – Black Tie Spy
Al Cailoa-Man from Uncle
The four esquires-James Bond themeMetrolites-Today we kill tomorrow we spy
Cocktail Preachers-Spy Fi
Count Bassie-From Russia with Love
Earl Hagen I spy
Billy May-Mission Impossible

Friday, August 1, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 35

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper on the move this week for a little bit of gambling in Macau… coming up on the show we talk to the Darling sisters about the lost art of good manners and how to put on the perfect cocktail party, I’ve got a book for you to pick up in the coming months, a special future Cocktail Nation show to tell you about plus all the best classic lounge and neo lounge as we broadcast the Cocktail Nation for the very first time from the mysterious orient.

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Frank Bennet-Would I lie to you
Spy Fi-Neptune
Dean Martin –I’m Yours
Lenny Dee Baubles Bangles and Beads
Moonrays-Mr Ghost goes to town
Tikyaki Orchestra -Blacksand
Harmonicats-Amapola
Irving Fields-Say you love me one more time
Pilita-The Man I love
Clouseaux-Kitchen of tomorrow
Cocktail Preachers-Highball Holiday
Jimmy Vargas- High Heels Black Stockings
Lushy-Sand Pebble
Titto Puente-Vibe Cha Cha
Herb Alpert-Felicia

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 34

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper is seated comfortably on his Marilyn Monroe lounge up high in the penthouse with another show filled to the brim with lounge classics and neo lounge treats..it's winter in Australia the central heating is on, the hi fi is turned up and Kooper has got a big show for you as we catch up with the organizer of a Tiki Event in South Carolina called… Follynesia .
There's comedy from Marty Allen and Steve Rossi about that wonderful way to ruin a walk…golf.
Join Kooper for some stereophonic hi fi fun in the penthouse!

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Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Crimeville
Clouseaux-Paraiso
The Crazed Mugs with the Haole Kats- My Mug Collection
The Islanders and the Waikiki-Hawaians Welcome
Tipsy-Hey
Martini Kings-Stardust
Mel Henke-Sunset Striper
Warren Barker and his Orchestra-Petite
Martin Denny the Look of Love
Pink Martini-City of Night
Spy Fi-Man from Uncle
Dean Martin-Mambo Italiano
Woody and the Senator-Cocktail Time
Ferente and Teicher-Miserlou
Paul Weston and his Orchestra -Tenderly

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 33

Thanks to the Cad.net Koop Kooper is locked in, he’s spending Friday night in the penthouse over looking the World Youth day celebrations in Sydney as 500,000 Catholic pilgrims flock to Sydney. The Pilgrims have taken over the city but Kooper has barricaded himself in with the very best Lounge and Exotica.
This week he has a look at the Voodoo 2 album with Robert Drasnin…there’s a black comedy set in the Forties to check out plus all the swank events across the world to attend.
So makes sure you buzz “penthouse level” flip him the password and head upstairs to the swankiest party in the city of Sydney …just don’t let slip that password to any of the pilgrims ok!

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Frank Sinatra-Summer Wind
Robert Drasnin-East of Xanadu
Robert Drasnin-Polynesian Bolero
Jack Costanzo-Blue Prelude
Cocktail Preachers-Martini 5-0
Stereophonic space Sound unlimited-Girl from Acapulco
Yma Sumac-Malambo no 1
Louis Prima -Beep Beep
Joe Loco-Nightmare
Moonrays-Spookwalk
Joey Altruda-Tropical Espionage
Antonio Carlos Jobim-She’s a Carioca
Voodoo Love- Waitiki
Si Zenter-Swingin on Something
Harlem Nocturne-Esquival

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 32

Cocktail Nation show 32
Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper and a big show once again this week as we reach out to lounge fans across
the world via the world wide web…coming up on the show I have a yack with Stevie B from the Cocktail Preachers
out of Illinois, some new articles in our favourite mag the cad, some of the very best events across the world to dig
…more music from the new Sinatra album nothing but the best and the Moonrays new cd Swingin at the séance.

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Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-The Boss Nova Squad
Hugo Montenegro and his orchestra-The man from Thrush
Cocktail Preachers-A taste of Honey
Chris Connor-Things are Swingin
Robert Drasnin-Tahitian Dream
Moonrays-The Headless horsemen
Ido Martin and his Latin Beat- Mambo a la puenti
Spy fi-shot in the dark
John Zorn-Tiki for Blue
Lola Albright-Candy
Sweet Hollywaians-Honolou Stomp
Frank Sinatra –The Good Life
Martini Kings –Sticky Rice
Lushy-Bella Bereta
Peggy Lee-Make the man love me

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 31

Thanks to the cad.net koop kooper back from a quick trip to the Bahamas as guest at Chris Evert and Greg Norman's wedding on paradise island…..coming up on the show we talk to Ruby Bennet about an event in California called the Hulabloo, another song from the Nothing but the Best Sinatra album..a look at the world of swank .....plus i’ve got some books on Dino for you to collar

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Moonrays-You’ve got me voodoo’d

Project Pimento-Moon of Monocorra

Jimmy Vargas-Boulevard of broken dreams

Jackie Gleason-Me and my shaddow

Dean Martin –Who’s got the action

Lushy-Go Go

Sergio Mendez and Brasil 66-Tim Dom Dom

Frank Sinatra- Luck be a Lady

Octobop-Girl Talk

Xavier Cugat-Penthouse Mambo

Nelsonics-Last Date

Bing Day-Mama’s place

Herb Alpert-Love potion number 9

SG Sound-Jump the Shark

Astrud Gilberto – Shadow of your smile

Cocktail Nation Show 30

Cocktail Nation show 30
Thanks to the Cad.net Koop Kooper up high in the Sydney penthouse broadcasting to the world with a selection of lounge rarities, neo lounge with a sprinkle of exotica all thrown into a cocktail mixer and served on ice…..coming up on the show I catch up with my favourite artist Brad Tiki Shark Parker as we head to Hawaii to chat about his art and the beautiful corner of the world that he is fortunate to inhabit.
I've got another track from the Moonrays new cd Swingin at the Séance, a look at some swank events across the world plus a look at new album came up the elevator this week it's called Sinatra the Nothing but the best.

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Frank Sinatra-Come fly with me
Blue Hawaians – Last Days of Summer
Tiki Tones-Gomez
Esquival-Question Mark
Lushy-Riptide
Clouseaux-Chic Alors
Nina Simone-Don't Explain
Lola Albright-Goodbye my Lover
Blue Martinis-Great City
Yma Sumac - Babalu
Cocktail Preachers-Slave Girl
Chet Baker –Moonlight becomes you
Dorothy Daindridge-That old feeling
Moonrays-The Spooks Jumpin
Tito Rodriguez-The Magnificant Seven

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 29

Thanks to the Cad.net Koop Kooper is back on the Cocktail Nation with a stack of lounge hits lined up on the Hi Fi and on the show this week he talks to Scott Menshing from the MoonRays about their new album Swingin at the Seance
He has a review of a new James Bond book, a cool website for Fanzines and music to bookmark plus a look at the world of swank.
The Cocktail Nation lounge music podcast, so good it should be banned!

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The Sheiks Men-Caravan
Mel Torme-Swingin on the Moon
Moonrays-Swingin at the Seance
Clouseux-Krakatoa
Dreamer-Sergio Mendez…featuring Lani Hall and Herb Alpert
James Bond Sextet-James Bond Theme
Spy Fi-Dick Tracy
Chet Baker-Someone to watch over me
Lushy- Tiki
Arthur lyman Group-Cubana Chant
Bobby Darin-Once in a lifetime
Plas Johnson-pink Panther
Esquival-flower girl from bordezux
Pink Martini -Everywhere
Octobop-Saudades

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 28

Koop Kooper is back in Sydney after a quick recharge of the batteries in Honoloulu.
On the show this week Kooper tracks down Jay Brooks from Clouseux.
He’s got the lowdown on the films destroyed at the universal studios and one for the classic car nuts with an interesting conversion of a 59 Lincoln.
So make sure you spend some time up high in the Sydney Penthouse with the lounge lothario Koop Kooper.

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Frank Sinatra-Have you met Miss Jones
Liz Geyson-You turn me on baby
Clouseux-Beyond Good and Evil
Combustible Edison-Breakfast at Dennys
Earl Grant-House of Bamboo
Frank Bennett-Beautiful People
Tikiyaki orchestra- Exotique
Don Ho-A taste of Honey
Lushy- Midnight at the Oasis
Ruth Cameron-One for my baby
Roland Shaw and his orchestra-James Bond Theme
Martin Denny-Quiet Village
Shirley Horn-The Good Life
Spy Fi-Then play them down

Monday, June 2, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 27

Koop Kooper kicks back poolside this week in Honolulu at the Halekulani hotel as he presents the best in classic and neo lounge.
He make a long distance call to Sydneys number one swingin canary Paige Delancey to talk about her music.
So make sure you join Kooper as he works on his tan for some jet set fun in the sun thanks to the Cad.net

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Clouseux-Monkey with the golden fez
Spy Fi-Secret Agent Man
Paige Delancy-Misty
Herb Alperts Tijuana Brass-Whipped Cream
Dee Dee Bridgewater-Angel Eyes
Metrolites-KGB vs UFO
Joey Altruda-Playboys theme
Lola Albright- I’ve got a crush on you
Chet Baker-My funny Velentine
Lushy- Allure of the Reef
Night Train-Night Train
Dean Martin-Just in time
Don Tiki-The Natives are restless tonight
Martini Kings- So Danca Samba
Enoch Light-Blonde Bombshell

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 26

On The Cocktail Nation this week Koop Kooper continues to spread the word of Lounge across the world via the world wide web as he brings you the very best classic and Neo lounge along with the most interesting personalities of the world of swank.
In this edition the spotlight is firmly placed on Seattle band Lushy as Koop talks to the lovely lead singer Anabella and finds out just how these talented individuals got together and what their plans of world domination are.
He’s got some very cool events across the world to let you know about plus a fabulous vintage store to check out.
So make sure you step into the elevator and go right to the top floor of the Sydney penthouse with the Lounge Lothario, the one and only Koop Kooper

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Martini Kings- Las Nuedas
Pink Martini-City of night
Lushy-Castaway
Ray Ellis-I’ll be seeing you
Gloria Wood-Oh Honey
Moonrays-Creature Features
Sergio Mendes Brazil 66-Day Tripper
Bert Kaemfert –market day
Spi-Fi Black Tie Spy
Tony Bennet-Let there Be Love
Da Howlies-So Blue
Erwin Halletz and his orchestra -Dragnet
Dianne Shuur-The Man I Love
Tikiyaki Orchestra- Koko Sufu

Friday, May 23, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 25

Thanks to the Cad.net it’s the Cocktail Nation and Koop Kooper setting the tone for your Pad on a Friday night.

On the show Kooper talks to Cocktail Kev from the Tiki Bar and Lounge in Richmond, Melbourne, he picks up a microscope, throws on a lab coat and examines the world of swank with a look at a very swinging affair in London for all his Euro friends to dig, and one for the ladies with a very nice online clothing store just bursting at the seems with retro clothing….join the Koopmeister as he flicks the switch to your swinging weekend.

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Spy Fi-Shot in the Dark
Indigo Swing-Regular Joe
Cherry Capri and the Martin Kings-One Mint Julip
Kalula Boys-Beyond the Reef
Dinah Washington-Cry Me a River
Clouseux-Noctopia
Lushy- Suspicious Melody
Moonrays-Lament for a Trapped Spy
Dreamer- Sergio Mendes feat Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Chega de Saudale
Iriving Fields Trio-Mama’s Mambo
Joey Altruda-Tropical Espionage
Martin Denny-Martinique
Tikiayki Orchestra-Ali’s Fire Dance
Tony Bennet-Love for Sale

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 24

THANKS TO THE CAD.NET IT’S THE COCKTAIL NATION AND KOOP KOOPER SPININING THE LOUNGE RARITIES UP HIGH IN THE PENTHOUSE WITH THE C GRADE CELEBS WHO STOPPED BY FOR A NIGHT OF POOL …KOOP’S GOT SOME GREAT MUSIC FRESHLY RAIDED FROM THE RECORD BINS OF CHARITY STORES ACROSS SYDNEY…..PLUS HE TALKS TO JACK NEWCASTLE FROM THE CAD ABOUT THE LATEST EDITION.

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TIKIYAKI ORCHESTRA BLACK SAND
COMBUSTUBLE EDISON-THEME FROM TIKI WONDER HOUR
TONY BENNET-LULLABY OF BROADWAY
ANN MARGARET-THRITEEN MEN
ANITA ODAY-TENDERLY
FRANK BENNETT-PRETEND THAT WE’RE DEAD
HELEN MERRILL-BABY AIN’T I GOOD TO YOU
PEGGY LEE-WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE
MARTINI KINGS-TEQUILA
WAYNE NEWTON-MY PRAYER
FRANK SINATRA-THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA
SPY-FI-WAVE
JIMMY VARGAS-BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
TIPSY-KITTY TAKES A RIDE
HERB ALPERT AND THE TIJUANA BRASS-FELICIA

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 23

BROADCASTING FROM UP HIGH IN THE PENTHOUSE THANKS TO THE CAD.NET WE’LL BE CATCHING UP WITH MARCUS THORN A BRISBANE CAT WHO IS AN INTERNATIONAL TIKI CARVER.
A NEW WEBSITE TO CHECK OUT PLUS A LOOK AT SOME VERY COOL EVENTS ACROSS THE WORLD…AND SOME BIG NEWS ABOUT PINK MARTINI’S CHINA FORBES…JOIN THE LOUNGE LOTHARIO KOOP KOOOPER FOR SOME SWANK FUN.

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CHAQUITO AND HIS ORCHESTRA- I SPY
SPY FI –PERRY MASON
SERGIO MENDEZ AND BRASIL 66-THE JOKER
JOHAN JONES-YOU’RE JUST IN LOVE
DON TIKI-BWANA BWANA
MARTIN DENNY-THE ENCHANTD ISLE
OSCAR PETERSON TRIO-TRISTE
PEGGY LEE-BLACK COFFEE
OCTOBOP-PINK PANTHER THEME
ANITA ODAY- TENDERLY
DON RANDI TRIO-SHERRY BLUE
JACK JONES-YOU YOU’RE JUST IN LOVE
SILJE NERGAARD- BEWITHED BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED
YMA SUMAC-XTABAY
STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA-COOL

Friday, May 2, 2008

Cocktail Nation 22

THIS WEEK UP HIGH IN THE SYDNEY PENTHOUSE KOOP KOOPER TALKS TO TOM TREMELO FROM SPY FI AND FINDS OUT ABOUT THEIR NEW ALBUM -BLACK TIE SPY.CATCHING UP WITH ROHAN PUGH WHO IS THE MAN BEHIND THE THE KUSTOM ISLAND ART SHOW IN MELBOURNE…PLUS KOOPER HAS GOT PLENTY OF GREAT EVENTS FOR YOU TO MAKE AND APPEARANCE AT …A COOL FORUM TO JOIN, PLUS THE BEST CLASSIC AND NEO LOUNGE AND DIG THIS…KOOPER ANNOUNCES HIS FIRST COCKTAIL NATION PARTY IN SYDNEY.

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SERGIO MENDEZ-ONE NOTE SAMBA
SOPHISTICATS- CAT FINK
SPY FI- BLACK TIE SPY
BUDDY COLE-THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC
RAY ELLIS-MOUNTAIN GREENERY
ROBERT DELGADO AND HIS ORCHESTRA-HAWAII FIVE O THEME
DEAN MARTIN-HEAVEN CAN WAIT
LOLA ALBRIGHT- AREN’T YOU KINDA GLAD WE DID
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-IMPACT
JERRY MURAD’S HARMONICATS-MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY
MOONLIGHTERS-ZIGFEILD GIRL
LEO ADEO- SHEIK OF ARABY
ASTRUD GILBERTO- IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING
CLOUSEUX-ENUI
LIZ GEYSON GROUP- YES I KNOW I’VE HAD IT

Friday, April 25, 2008

Cocktail Nation 21

A CULTURED SHOW THIS WEEK AS WE TALK ART ….SHAG ART WITH THE MAN HIMSELF …SHAG IS IN AUSTRALIA AND WE'LL SPEAK TO HIM AT THE SYDNEY LAUNCH OF THE BIRDS AND THE BEAST SHOW.

WHAT DOES KOOPER DO WITH HIS WEEK? WELL HE SPENDS HIS DAY DIGGING THROUGH CHARITY STORE RECORD BINS AND HE HAS COME UP WITH SOME GEMS FROM LOLA ALBRIGHT, THE SURFMEN, SINATRA AND STEVE LAWRENCE.
HE'S GOT SOME COOL EVENTS FOR YOU TO ATTEND AND WONDERFUL WEBSITE ALL ABOUT SPACE AGE POP SO JOIN THE MAN WITH ONE ARM IN A RECORD BIN AND THE OTHER ON HIS MICROPHONE!

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ROYAL CROWN REVUE-DATIN WITH NO DOUGH
FRANK BENNETT-MONEY CHANGES EVERYTHING
XAVIER CUGAT- PENTHOUSE MAMBO
WOODY AND THE SENATOR-THE THING
ANN RICHARDS-I'M SHOOTING HIGH
FRANK SINATRA –LETS GO TRAVELLING
HERB ALPERT AND THE TIJUANA BRASS- OUR DAY WILL COME
IDO MARTIN AND HIS LATIN BEAT-MAMBO A LA PUENTI
JIMMY VARGAS CIGARETTE GIRLS
STEVE LAWRENCE-GIRL FROM IPANEMA
INDIGO SWING –BABY BABY
SURFMEN-POLYNESIAN FEVER
LOLA ALBRIGHT – A MAN,A MAN,AMAN
PINK MARTINI-TAYA TAN

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 20

ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK A LOOK AT THE LATEST FOR THE APRIL EDITION OF THE CAD.NET AS WE CROSS TO NEW YORK TO TALK TO JACK NEWCASTLE WHO ALSO HAS SOME NEWS ABOUT A NEW BUSINESS THAT HE HAS STARTED WHICH SPECIALIZES IN SOME VERY COOL SUITS….I’VE GOT A GREAT WEBSITE WITH SOME FANTASTIC RETRO STORIES TO CHECK OUT, A LOOK AT SOME CRAZY EVENTS ACROSS THE WORLD TO CHECK OUT PLUS THE VERY BEST LOUNGE FOR YOUR HI FI.

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COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-MILLIONARES HOLIDAY
LIZ GEYSON GROUP- YOU TURN ME ON BABY
ROBERT DRASNIN-DESIREE
PROJECT PIMENTO- PETER GUNN
LES BAXTER AND BILLY MAY- CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE
MANCINI-BLUE SATIN
BERT KAEMPFERT-SWINGIN SAFARRI
ARTHUR LYMAN GROUP-LEGEND OF THE RAIN
MISS OTIS REGRETS-CRY ME A RIVER
COLEMAN HAWKINS AND BEN WEBSTER- COCKTAILS FOR TWO
MAMBO ZOMBIES-AUTUMMN IN NEW YORK
WALTER WANDERLEY-THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA
ESQUIVAL- QUESTION MARK
NEW MORTY SHOW-TICO TICO
TAMBA TRIO-MAS QUE NADA

Friday, April 11, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 19

THE JET-SETTNG KOOP KOOPER IS ON THE MOVE ONCE AGAIN TAKING OFF IN THE LEAR JET WITH THE C GRADE CELEBS FOR GEORGIA TO CHECK OUT THE AUGUSTA MASTERS.ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK HE TALKS TO A MAN WHO CARVES TIKI’S AND SELLS THEM AROUND THE WORLD, HE WILL INTRODUCE YOU TO A VERY COOL AUSSIE LOUNGE CANARY, PLUS SOME OF THE VERY BEST CLASSIC AND NEO LOUNGE FROM AROUND THE WORLD.SO MAKE SURE YOU JOIN THE SWINGINEST GOLFER AS HE SWINGS AROUND THE WORLD IN TRUE LOUNGE STYLE.

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STANLEY WILSON- THE CHASE
TIPSY- PAPAYA FREEWAY
DON HO- A TASTE OF HONEY
JIMMY VARGAS -BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
SERGIO MENDEZ BRASIL 66-SLOW HOT WIND
FRANK SINATRA-CURSE OF AN ACHING HEART
BLUE MARTINI’S-GREAT CITY
COUNT BASIE-SESSION AT PETE’S
DA HOWLIES- SO BLUE
ALAN SHERMAN –POP HATES THE BEATLES
VOODOO-ROBERT DRASNIN
SPY-FI MUNTERS HAWAII 50 THEME
FRANK POURCEL- CASINO ROYAL

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 18

Thanks to the Cad.net Koop Kooper brings you another edition of the Cocktail Nation for a Friday night as he takes you on a trip with the Swingers that inhabit the world of swank. This week we check out the Tiki Oasis in San Diego, I’ve got a book for you all about those jet setting airline hostesses, a cool website that ties vintage models,dj’s and dancers under one umbrella and some great events to diarize. So join the Lounge Lothario himself, Koop Kooper up high in the Sydney Penthouse for some swingin fun.

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SERGIO MENDEZ AND BRASIL 66 –MAI QUE NADA
MEL TORME- MOONLIGHT COCKTAILS
TIKIYAKI ORCHESTA-BLACK SAND
ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIN-CAPTAIN BACCARDI
CHERRY CAPRI –TIE ANOTHER MAI TAI ON
XAVIER CUGAT - DAIQUIRI
PINK MARTINI-TEMPORIDO
ANITA O’DAY CAL TJADER –THE PARTY’S OVER
ARTHUR LYMAN GROUP –BWANA A
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-IMPACT
SG SOUND-SECRETARY POOL
CHET BAKER-YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
HERB ALBERTS TIJUANA BRASS-WHIPPED CREAM
COUNT BASSIE AND HIS ORCH –M SQUAD
WARREN BARKER – 77 SUNSET STRIP

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 17

This week we celebrate the life of the man that many feel is the creator of the Mambo which took the world by storm in the fifties, I’ve got some very cool events to book some flights to, and a very cool book to read which I promise will make your next party one that people will be talking about for months to come. So join me for a trip to the world of swank with the biggest names in neo lounge today and some classic lounge that never goes out of date.

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FRANK BENNETT-MONEY
DON TIKI- HEAT
ISRAEL CACHAO LOPEZ-MAMBO
WAITIKI- PRIMITIVA
FELIX SLATKIN- I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU
MARTINI KINGS – LAS NEUADES
TERRY SNYDER-ONCE IN A WHILE
STEREO PHONIC SPACE SOUND UNLIMITED-PROJECT QX5
ESQUIVAL-HARLEM NOCTURNE
LEXOTICA-SAND
FRANK SINATRA- DON’T BE THAT WAY
TIKIYAKI ORCHESTRA –SHAKA HULA BOSSA NOVA
AL CAIOLA-THE MAN FROM UNCLE
THREE SUNS-DANNYS INFERNO
MARTIN DENNY-MARTINIQUE
PINK MARTINI- TEA FOR TWO

Friday, March 21, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 16



Koop Kooper is back in Sydney broadcasting from the penthouse overlooking the city of Sydney
Coming up on the show he chats to Jim Bacci from the Tikiayki Orchestra and he has a stack of great events for you to check out and a wonderful read all about the great American diner. As usual the best lineup of classic and neo lounge so settle in for another journey to the world of swank.

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NEW MORTY SHOW-LADIES MAN
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-CALL OF THE SPACE SIREN
TIKYAKI ORCHESTRA-STRANDED IN PARADISE
WAYNE NEWTON-WIVES AND LOVERS
SG SOUND-SIRENS OF VENUS
DAVE PELL-LIKE YOUNG
THE MOONRAYS-SPOOKWALK
ENOCH LIGHT-BLONDE BOMBSHELL
MARTINI KINGS –WINDS OF WAIKALOA
CLOUSEAUX - ENNUI
THE PURPLE PIT-SHE SAID SEE SHED
JACK JONES- I WISH YOU LOVE
JACK COSTANZ MAMA YO QIERO
MEL TORME- HEART AND SOUL

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Cocktail Nation 15

Well Kooper and the c-grade celebs had so much fun in Monte Carlo last week they decided to kick on for another week. This week on the Cocktail Nation Kooper catches up with Jack Newcastle from the CAD.net, he talks to a vintage hairstylist, plays some of the best lounge and exotica and has some swank events for you to lounge at.

So pull up a deck chair and join the entourage poolside in Monte Carlo for some jetset lifestyle fun.

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ANN MARGRET-THIRTEEN MEN
TONY BENNETT-MANHATTEN
BOBBY DARIN-FLY ME TO THE MOON
NELSON RIDDLE-VOLARE
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-CRY ME A RIVER
PINK MARTINI-DONDE ESTAS YOLANDA
ROYAL CROWN REVUE-WON’T YOUR RIDE WITH ME
JACK BONGO BURGER-MAMBO BURGER
OCTOBOP-GIRL TALK
ENOCH LIGHT-EASY TO LOVE

Thursday, March 6, 2008

COCKTAIL NATION 14

This week it’s sky high adventure with Koop Kooper in the lear jet, taking off to do some shopping in Monte Carlo. He’s surrounded by the c grade celebs as his entourage and he has some great music to get them there.
This week he talks to the the organiser of the Hukilau which is coming up in Fort Lauderdale this year, a great little website for you to find lots clothes and links to cool retro culture sites , plus he’s got some swank events for your attendance. So come join the Jet Set lifestyle as he does the show mid-air this week.
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FRANK SINATRA-COME FLY WITH ME
MARTIN DENNY –JUNGLE FLOWER
BOB FLORRENCE-IT HAPPENED IN MONETERAY
AL CAILOA – MAN FROM UNCLE
SARAH VAUGHAN –PETER GUNN
TIKI YAKI ORCHESTRA –SNEAKY TIKI
FRIENDS OF DEAN MARTINEZ-DUSK
THREE SONS-CARAVAN
JACK BONGO BURGER-BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
SEKS BOMBA-THEME TO A KILL89
WAITIKI-VOODOO LOVE
ESQUIVAL-QUESTION MARK
MANCINI-EXPERIMENT IN TERROR
ARTHUR LYMAN-TABOO

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Cocktail Nation 13

This week on the Cocktail Nation Kooper has a review of a fabulous book on Hawaian Shirts, chats to The Senator from Woody and the Senators, reveals the winner of last weeks competition and has some great classic and Neo Lounge music so make sure you join him up high in the penthouse for another edition of the swinginist podcast on the planet, The Cocktail Nation.

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PINK MARTINI- LETS NEVER STOP FALLING IN LOVE
WOODY AND THE SENATOR-COCKTAIL TIME
TERRY SNYDER-DEARLY BELOVED
DICKY DO AND THE DON’TS –VIVE LA MOUR
MARTIN DENNY-STONE GOD
CHERRY CAPRI-ONE MINT JULIP
OCTOBOP-SHORT STOP
MANCINI-LOVE STORY
ESQUIVAL-APRIL IN PORTUGAL
MARTINI KINGS-ENCHANTED LOVERS
NAUGHTY ONES-AZURE TE
RALPH FLANAGHAN-WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE
JACK COSTANZO-THE INCH WORM
THE NEW CLASSIC SINGERS-CALL ME

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Cocktail Nation (show12)

Two luxury liners have sailed into Sydney Harbour and Koop Kooper will take you on a journey of luxury onboard Queen Victoria whilst spinning some exotic sounds from the penthouse Hi Fi. This week he brings you “Sinatra Stories” from those who knew him well.
There’s a book review on Atomic living, a weird website and your chance to win a Martin Denny CD by taking Koopers pop quiz!

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THE SG SOUND-SLIDE IT IN
FRANK SINATRA-HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES
ESQUIVAL-CHANT TO THE NIGHT
CHERRY CAPRI-MY WHISKY SOUR
PEREZ PRADO-ONE FOR MY BABY
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-TICKLED TO DEATH
JIMMY VARGAS-DAHLIAS WEB
BETTY CARTER-THE GOOD LIFE
BOBBY DARIN-ALONE AGAIN
FRANK BENNET-EVERYONE’S A WINNER
BRIAN SETZER-FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
XAVIER CUGAT-BEGIN THE BEGUINE
HENRY MANCINI-EVERYBODY BLOW

Friday, February 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 11

Koop Kooper has been out and about in the 65 mopar raiding all the second hand stores across Sydney for some fabulous records for your hi fi and he scored big time.
He has a good read to keep on you kidney shaped coffee table and Beach bum Berry talks about the great tiki bar history. A great movie about Edith Piaf and a look at the goings on in the world of swank!

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MARTIN DENNY- ORO GOD OF VENGANCE
MOONRAYS-CREATURE FEATURES
FRANK SINATRA-DON’T BE THAT WAY
SMOKIN MEHUNES-SOPHISTICATED HULA
MEL TORME-ALL THAT JAZZ
PINK MARTINI-TEMP PERDIDO
MUTANT MOSQUITOES FROM NEW JERSY- BIG SWING FACE
SARAH VAUGHAN-MISTY
WAYNE NEWTON-SHANGRI-LA
JOEY ALTRUDA- MAMBO BARDOT
CLOUSEUX-JACK THE RIPPER
JULIE LONDON-TAKE BACK YOUR MINK
EARLE HAGAN – I SPY
SAMMY DAVIS JR-A LOTTA LIVIN TO DO

Friday, February 8, 2008

COCKTAIL NATION 10

KOOP KOOPER HAS JUST WOUND UP A PARTY WITH HIS C GRADE CELEBRITY FRIENDS AND HAS SOME OF THE SONGS FROM HIS SHIN-DIG LINED UP FOR YOU.
THIS WEEK ON THE SHOW HE TALKS TO MELBOURNE TIKI BAR OWNER DAVID BACKLER ABOUT HIS FABULOUS LITTLE BAR, KOOPER DIGS UP A COOL BOOK ON LOUIS PRIMA, HAS A LOOK AT THE SWANK GOINGS ON AROUND THE GLOBE AND HE’S FOUND A WEBSITE DEDICATED TO THE GREAT RCA ARTISTS SO JOIN THE MAN WHO PROUDLY DISPLAYS HIS BACHELOR OF LOUNGE CERTIFICATE IN HIS OFFICE, THE LOUNGE LOTHARIO CALLED KOOP KOOPER.

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FRANK SINATRA –MR SUCCESS
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-THE CORNER TABLE
LOUIS PRIMA-I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
METROLITES-TODAY WE KILL TOMORROW WE SPY
TERRY SNYDER/EARL PALMER- BINGA BONGA NONGO PERCOLATOR
ROBERT DRASIN-KAHLULA MIST
PLAYBOYS THEME-JOEY ALTRUDA
DEAN MARTIN- SWAY
JAMESBOND SEXTET-JAMES BOND THEME
WAITIKI-RENDEZVOUS IN OKONKULUKU
MARTINI KINGS-BECAUSE OF YOU
MANCINI-A SHOT IN THE DARK
CHARLIE PARKER & STRINGS-APRIL IN PARIS
SAMMY DAVIS JR-TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 9

KOOP KOOPER IS FRESH FROM HIS TRIP ON THE YACHT OVER THE HOLIDAYS AND HE IS RARIN TO GO FOR 2008 WITH SOME GREAT TRACKS FROM COMBUSTIBLE EDISON, ROBERT DRASIN,OCTOBOP AND CHERI CAPRI.
THERE’S A WONDERFUL INTERVIEW WITH THE LATE GREAT JEANNE CARMEN PLUS A BOOK REVIEW ON A PUBLICATION ABOUT CIGARS, SOME EMAILS FROM LISTENERS AND A LOOK AT THE WORLD OF SWANK SO COME JOIN HIM IN A TRIP INTO COOLVILLE!
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COCKTAIL NATION PLAYLIST



CREAMY COCKTAILS-CHERRI CAPRI

MILLIONARES HOLIDAY-COMBUSTIBLE EDISON

SWINGINON THE MOON -MEL TORME

WALKIN SHOES-OCTOBOP

ARE YOU HAVIN ANY FUN- TONY BENNETT COUNT BASIE

MAI TAIS ON THE MOON-TIKIAKI ORCHESTRA

THE LIZARD- STEREO SPACE SOUND UNLIMITED

SIREN SONG-ROBERT DRASNIN

ROCKHOUSE-ERNIE FREEMAN

FLOWERS AND MONSTERS-TIKI KING AND THE IDOL PLEASURES

BACK IN BLACK-THE PURLPE PIT

MUCCHA MUCHACHO-ESQUIVAL

THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE-ASTRUD GILBERTO

THAT’S ALL-SARAH VAUGHAN

Thursday, January 24, 2008

COCKTAIL NATION SHOW 8

It's the Australia Day long weekend here in Australia so Koop Kooper is taking off for the weekend in his yacht and has uploaded the latest edition of the Cocktail Nation two days earlier than usual, so for your enjoyment dig the Cocktail Nation with a review of a book on Tiki Bars, a special Tiki Bar in Melbourne is revealed by Kooper and Wayne Newton stops by for a chat about Vegas, his early years and a long running feud with Johnny Carson.

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COCKTAIL NATION PLAYLIST 8

RIGHT TRACK BABY-SEKS BOMBA
DANKE SHOEN –WAYNE NEWTON
SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY-ESQUIVAL
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY-FRENCHY
VOODOO-ROBERT DRASNIN
SYMPATHIQUE-PINK MARTINI
DANCE OF THE VIRGINS-MARTINI KINGS
COCKTAILS WITH JOEY-JOEY ALTRUDA
PETER GUNN THEME-JACK COSTANZO
EXOTIQUE-TIKYAKI ORCHESTRA
HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES-FRANK SINATRA
QUIET VILLAGE-MARTIN DENNY
I'M GONNA GO FISHIN-CHRIS CONNOR
SWINGIN ON SOMTHIN-SI ZENTER

Friday, January 18, 2008

Cocktail Nation 7 ready for download

head to www.cocktailnation.podomatic.com

or www.myspace.com/loungelothario to download the latest Cocktail Nation



This week I talk to Thomas M Lauderdale of Pink Martini fame for an interview, the latest from the world of swank, a wonderful new website where you can get your own 1965 Robot plus a great book that's out right now by Charles Phoenix which covers Las Vegas in the fifties.

Join Kooper Kooper this week as he broadcasts from his Sydney Penthouse the best lounge and exotica from yesterday and today.


COCKTAIL NATION playlist

Who's got the action-Dean Martin

Let's never Stop Falling in Love- Pink Martini

Like Young-Dave Pell

The natives are restless-Don Tiki

You only live twice/thunderball-Sir Jullian Elliot Fisher

Sand –Lexotica

Somas Las Bolas-Scott Morschauvser

Paid for lovin-Love Jones

Fever-Herbie Mann

Man from Metro-Metrolites

Rock the boat-Lounge O Lears

Naked city theme-Nelson Riddle

Sunset-David Rose and his orchestra

Easy to love-Enoch light

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Cocktail Nation soon to be posted

Host of the Cocktail Nation Koop Kooper has been sweating big time in the Aussie summer to get this wonderful podcast to air. He's managed to tie down Thomas M Lauderdale of Pink Martini fame for an interview, has a latest from the world of swank, a wonderful new website where you can get your own 1965 Robot plus a great book that's out right now by Charles Phoenix which covers Las Vegas in the fifties.
Join Kooper Kooper this week as he broadcasts from his Sydney Penthouse the best lounge and exotica from yesterday and today. The show will be up on the websites saturday morning at 530am for Aussies and around 11 am friday for our American and European listeners.
www.cocktailnation.podomatic.com
www.myspace.com/loungelothario


COCKTAIL NATION Playlist


Who’s got the action-Dean Martin
Let’s never Stop Falling in Love- Pink Martini
Like Young-Dave Pell
The natives are restless-Don Tiki
You only live twice/thunderball-Sir Jullian Elliot Fisher
Sand –Lexotica
Somas Las Bolas-Scott Morschauvser
Paid for lovin-Love Jones
Fever-Herbie Mann
Man from Metro-Metrolites
Rock the boat-Lounge O Lears
Naked city theme-Nelson Riddle
Sunset-David Rose and his orchestra
Easy to love-Enoch light

Friday, January 11, 2008

Cocktail Nation 6

This week on the Cocktail Nation Koop Kooper covers the visit of Pink Martini to Australias shores, has a giggle with Lewis and Martin and has some wonderful shows to tell you about plus some great lounge music from yesterday and today.
www.cocktailnation.podomatic.com
wwww.myspace.com/loungelothario


Midnight Swinger Mel Torme
Just in Time Dean Martin
I've got the world on a String- Louis Prima
Brief n easy-Martini Kings
This nearly was mine-Bobby Darin
South of the border-Project Pimento
Lady of the Tenderloin-Frenchy- album Che's Lounge
Autumn in New York –Mambo Zombies
Mama's place- Bing Day
Noctopia-Clouseux
Vive L Amoure -Dicky Doo and the Don'ts
Born to be Blue-Chet Baker
Stu's Blues-Cy Oliver
Fly me to the moon-Julie London

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Cocktail Nation 5 ready for download

Thanks to www.thecad.net our journey to the other side continues with the swankiest lounge from around the world with Koop Kooper stocking the bar with some great Lounge and Neo Lounge.We'll take a look at various events around the world, a surprise for Vegas this year, the histotainment of Charles Phoenix and Word Jazz with Ken Nordine...let the journey into the world of Swank begin! www.cocktailnation.podomatic.com

Exotique-Tikiyaki Orchestra
Harlem Nocturne -Esquivel
puttinontheritz-terrysnyder
Fist on the green house- Clouseux
Boomada-Les Bater
Nude on a Swing-Jimmy Vargas
As long as I’m Singin-Bobby Darin
So Danca Samba-Martini Kings
Everybody needs a dad dad daddy – Quin Lemley
City of night –Pink martini
Would I lie to you-Frank Bennett
Voodoo-Robert Drasnin
Cocktails with Joey-Joey Altruda
We’ll be together again –Lurlean Hunter
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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Cocktail nation lounge music podcast number 5 coming

Not long to go, the show will be on the server friday night,this week music from Jimmy Vargas, Tikiyaki Orchestra, Esquivel and a whole lot more plus an interview with histotainer Charles Phoenix, whats on in the world of swank, a great website to check out and Koop Kooper attempts WORD JAZZ...what's that I hear you say...find out friday night on the Cocktail Nation thanks to www.thecad.net

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Koop Kooper Lounge Lizard Lothario
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