Friday, August 29, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 39

Thanks to the 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 tonight Kooper unveils the lineup for his Sydney show Kooparama.

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 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.

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
Combustible Edision-the cornertable

Friday, August 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 37

Thanks to the 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.

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 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 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

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 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.

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
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