Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Cocktail Nation repeat show 38-A Flight Hostess

Koop Kooper is on holidays and is running some of the best of the Cocktail Nation and  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

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Cocktail Nation -A Very Tiki Christmas

Kooper is on holiday so we are running some repeat shows….enjoy this Christmas show from 2008


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.

Patsy Raye and the Beatniks-Beatniks 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

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Cocktail Nation 155-Record Revirginizer

Final show of the year and then I’ll be taking a break for a few weeks with the show returning on Jan 15 I’ll be spending a well earned break in Bali working on my tan . On the show this week we talk to a man who has the answers to all your record restoration woes, a new product called record revirginizer, this stuff works and is incredible so we’ll check that out real soon, there’s our segment ask koop and our look at the blogosphere plus some great new years gigs to attend….I also have some fantastic Christmas tunes to play for you from todays hottest lounge and exotica acts.


Martini Kings White Christmas Mr Ho's Orchestroica- Music Makers Brasil 66 Sergio Mendes-Mas Que Nada Pink Martini-Santa Baby Tony Bennett- Winter Wonderland Sir Julian- Dansero Royal Crown Revue-Don't Be A Grinch This Year Plas Johnson- Tanya Linda Lawson- Up Pops Love Grace Knight -Sway Three Suns-Haunted Guitar Augie-Colon- Tierra Va Tembla Tiki Joes Ocean-We Three Kings Raymond Scott-Dinner Music for Hungry Cannibals

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Cocktail Nation 154-In Like Flynn

On the show this week we talk to the Author of a new book about Errol Flynn, stacks of events to attend including some great end of year parties , our segment ask koop and the look at the blogosphere with a very cool blog from a favourite pod caster …we have a giveaway this week from Royal Crown Revue …their new album Don’t Be a Grinch This year

Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica Quartet-Arab Dance
New Morty Show-Tico Tico
Martini Kings-The Christmas Song
Esquivel- Besame Mucho
Les Baxter-Quiet Village
Royal Crown Revue-Christmas Lights
Andre Kostelantez The Moon of Manakoora
Sg Sound-A Latin Affair
The Three Suns- Peg O' My Heart
Ray Anthony Dragnet
Michael Buble-White Christmas
Jimmy Vargas-Zoeotica Blues

Friday, December 3, 2010

Cocktail Nation 153-Waitiki 7 at Don The Beachcombers

On the show this week we talk to Randy Wong from Waitiki 7 about a massive and historical show that they have coming up at Don The Beachcombers, we have some wonderful events to attend, our segment ask koop and the look at the blogosphere with one sent in from an Australian listener, some more Christmas music to get you in the mood plus all the best lounge and exotica from across the world.

Royal Crown Revue-Christmas Greetings Love Is A Racket-Jimmy Vargas Waitiki 7 -The Magic Islands Alvino Rey -Rock Gently Astrud Gilberto-Who Needs Forever Orchestrotica-Terre Exotique Duke Ellington- Grace Valse Clouseaux-Parisio Martini Kings-Silver Bells Les Baxter-Mood Tattooed Combustible Edison-Call Of The Space Siren Indigo Swing-My Baby Comes Round at 8 Shagxotica-Blue Scooter John Coltrane- Nancy (With the Laughing Face) Three Suns-Fever