Saturday, September 26, 2009

Cocktail Nation 93-Tikimentary

ITS THE COCKTAIL NATION THANKS TO TIKI SHARK AND KOOP KOOPER COMFORTABLY RECLINING IN THE PENTHOUSE FRESH FROM CHECKING OUT THE JERRY LEWIS SHOW AT THE ENMORE THEATRE THIS WEEK. ON THE SHOW TONIGHT WE FIND OUT ABOUT A TIKI DOCUMENTARY THAT’S BEEN RELEASED. I’VE GOT A FANTASTIC BOOK ON GRACE KELLY FOR YOU TO DIG ….A NEW SEGMENT ON THE SHOW WHERE I’LL GIVE ADVICE TO LISTENERS. GOT NEWS ABOUT ERNEST HEMMINGWAY FOR ALL THOSE WHO DIG SOME FINE LITERATURE. THE COCKTAIL NATION, THE ONLY SHOW WITH ALL THE STARS OF LOUNGE AND EXOTICA EACH AND EVERY WEEK AND BEST OF ALL IT’S LOW CARB!

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SG Sound-The Imperial March: Darth Vaders Theme
Brian Setzer-Lonely Avenue
Tiki Joes Ocean-Waikiki-Pursuit
Jack Costanzo—Blue Prelude
Chaquito Big Band- The Spy’s Wife
Jimmy Vargas-Can Can Hell Mambo
Martini Heaven-Alcoholiday
Buddy Bergman- Bada Blues
Dave Pell Octet-The Man I Love
Lucas Vigor-Girl Talk Night and Day
Martini Kings-Hawaii Five O
Esquivel- Temptation
Mel Torme with Billy May—The Rhumba Jumps
Patti Page - Love For Sale
Waitiki 7-Adventures in Paradise
Chris Connor-Things are Swingin

Cocktail Nation 92-Kooper tries on a Fez for size

Thanks to my good friend on the big island Brad Parker from Tiki Shark it’s Koop Kooper and the Cocktail Nation spinning the latest and greatest classic and neo lounge, tonight we find out about the mighty Fez, with Jason Rodgers from Fez o rama, we’ll find out what people are saying about me and the Cocktail Nation, a look at the world of swank plus a very interesting event out of Rome to check out, a Roman holiday perhaps? The Jetsetting Koop Kooper thinks so!

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Jimmy Vargas- Love Is A Racket
Waitiki -Primitiva
Esquivel - Flower Girl From Bordeaux
Perez Prado- Guadalajaran
Acca Daiquiris-Born To Be Wild
Julie London - In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Billy May-Pawn Ticket
Martini Heaven-Dreamavoo
Martini Kings -Rumble
Frank Sinatra - It Had To Be You
Nina Ferro-I’ve Got The World on a String
Living Strings - Experiment in Terror
Abbe Lane - Whatever Lola Wants
Richard Cheese-Welcome to the Jungle
Combustible Edison-Carnival Of Soul

Cocktail Nation 91-JJ Cale meets Lounge

Thanks to the Tiki Shark Koop Kooper and the Cocktail Nation with the lounge and exotica lined up on the 1962 Kreisler stereo…on the show tonight we find out about a Sydney band the Acca Daquiries.There’s lots of new music from the Martini Kings and Martini Heaven plus a look at the world swank.
Tonight we will kick off with a tribute to Chris Connnor who passed away at age 81.

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Chris Connor -Witchcraft
Don Tiki - Primitiva
The SG Sound- Jump the shark
Acca Daiquiris-Cocaine
Jackie Gleason-I’m Thru With Love
Tikiyaki Orchesta-Bachelor Number 2
Matini Kings-You Only Live Twice
Vic Damone - You Stepped out of a dream
Skip Heller-The Collector
Martini Heaven-Gigolo
Tiki Joe’s Ocean-Baxter Pad
Billy May- 12 Jooms Jooms
Lushy-Toast
Monterey Brass - The Lonely Bull
Art Mooney-Chi Chi Castenanto
Tiki Cowboys-Tiki Lady
Tony Bennett-Wave

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Cocktail Nation 90-Kooper meets a Tiki Farmer

Thanks to Tiki Shark Koop Kooper back in the Sydney Penthouse after a trip to Dubai....on the show this week we talk to Holden Westland from Tiki Farm who is coming down under shortly to talk all things tiki, our good friend Bill Raetz as a new spy novel coming out later this year plus I have a stack of events coming up for you to be seen at! There's some new albums I've picked up from thrift stores across Sydney to check out ....a b side of a Martin Denny Quiet Village single released in Australia plus a very cool Latin album from Bert Kaempfert.

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Spy Fi -Man From Uncle
Jimmy Vargas-Twilight Fifth And Main
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Dan-O's Day Off
Vikki Carr- Invitation
Combustible Edison—Cat O'Nine Tails
Bert Kaempfert - Cha Cha Brasilia
Yma Sumac—Bo Mambo
Waitiki 7-Her Majestys Pearl
The SG Sound Escapade Velocity
Vic Flick-Goldfinger
Monica Mancini-The Weekend of a Private Secretary
Diana Krall-I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face
Martin Denny Llama Serenade
Les Baxter—Tahiti A Summer Night At Sea
Lucas Vigor-You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Cocktail Nation 89-Waitiki 7 -The Next Generation

Thanks to Tiki Shark Koop Kooper and the Cocktail Nation in Dubai to DJ at the highest altitude bar in Dubai....300 meteres above ground...63 floors above the city.Staying at the Burj Al Arab which is a 1,000-foot-tall feat of modern design, perched on the edge of the Persian Gulf.
Tonight on the show I'm talking to Randy Wong from Waitiki 7about the new album Adventures in Paradise...a new Sinatra album is coming out soon plus we will find out about Mai Tai Day in Oakland...and for those who like to nerd out on Mad Men a book you just have to get your hands on.

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Brian Setzer-Lonely Avenue
Tikiyaki Orchesta-Sunset on the Kona Kai
Waitiki7-Left Arm Of Budda
Si Zenter-I've Found a New Baby
Frank Sinatra-Prisoner of Love
Xavier Cugat- Cuba Libre
Ruby Braff Easy Now 06 This Is My Lucky Day
Sally Street-Teach Me Tonight
Clouseaux-Magic
Dianna Krall-The Night We Called It A Day
Lucas Vigor-The Straight Dope
Abbe Lane Be Mine Tonight -Take It Easy
Alvino Rey-How High The Moon
Mark Copeland-I Love Paris
Billy May- Love Is The Thing

Cocktail Nation 88-Kooper works the phones

We take a look at the future of the Cal Neva hotel with Will the Thrill who has an intimate knowledge of the venue ….and how would you like to meet the man behind the robot Hymie on Get Smart.
I’ve got a report from Tiki Oasis with Andy Nazzal plus all the classic and neo lounge and exotica you can handle as we broadcast from Sydney’s home of Swank.

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Tiki Joe’s Ocean-Rio De Jean
AccaDaiquis-Cocaine
Skip Heller-Hurricane Apartment
Alvino Rey-A Swingin Fling.
Lalo Schifrin—Barney Does It All
Billy May- Autumn Leaves
Vikki Carr- Better Than Anything
Janet Seidel and the Mellotones-Why Don’t You Do Right
Lucas Vigor-So Daco Samba
Tikiyaki Orchestra – Last Sampan to Kowloon
Grace Knight-Sway
Les Baxter – Flight Concert
Mel Tormé – Makin’ Whoopee
Frank Sinatra-The Second Time Around
Waitiki 7-Coronation