Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cocktail Nation 158-Ricki Derek Brings Vegas to Texas

Coming up on the show this week we talk to a fantastic musician called Ricki Derek who hails from Texas, Ive got news from good friend of the Cocktail Nation Steve Greaves, a new style centre in Canberra, news on Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eddie Nichols and a whole lot more as we provide swank advice and some cool places to hang in our look at the world of swank.

Mancini-Mr Lucky
Lalo Schfrin-Barney Does It All
Ricki Derek-I Wish You Love
Pink Martini-City Of Night
SG Sound Escapade Velocity
Bob Thompson-June is Busting Out
Vicki Carr- My Melconcholy Baby
Sally Street--Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You
Royal Crown Revue-Besame Mija
Octobop-Playboys Theme
Xavier Cugat-La Dolcia Vita
Les Double Six-A  Night In Tunisia



Thursday, January 20, 2011

Cocktail Nation 157-Mod Miami

this week we talk to Mike Jones who is running the Mod Miami event this year, we have our new segment swank advice, our look at the world of swank and our regular segment ask koop…we have news about the Ratpack, Zsa Zsa Gabor and the best lounge and exotica.

Kenny Sasaki and the Tiki Boys-A Night Of Ghost
Orchestrotica-Terre Exotique
Martini Kings-Swingin Shepard Blues
Tiki Joes Ocean-Islands In Orbit 
Vicki Carr- Time After Time
Chaino And His African Percussion - Bongo Samba
Julie London-What is this thing called love
Les Baxter - (Noisy Village) Barb
Jimmy Vargas-She took my last cigarette
Jackie Gleason - Poor Butterfly
Richard Hayman - Alone, At Last
JackieJoey Altruda-mambo bardot
Pink Martini-Sunday Table
Skip Heller-El Tiradito

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Cocktail Nation 156-Kooper is back

Koop Kooper is back with a brand new Cocktail Nation show for 2011.

On the show this week a brand new segment of Swank Advice, news of a Cocktail Nation book plus some beatnik Peotry.

All the regular segments are back like ask koop and our look at the world of swank and we willl kick off the show with Brad Parker from tiki shark.

Join Koop Kooper this saturday night/tonight from 7 for the Cocktail Nation on WXLV

Spy Fi-Shot In The Dark Martini Kings-Baby Elephant Walk. Tiki Joe's Ocean-Moonlight Moods Royal Crown Revue- Brazil Ernestine Anderson- Black Moonlight Jack Jones-Wives and Lovers HugoMontenegro-HeatWave Tiki Cowboys-Feel So Good John Barry-Beat For Beatniks Lucas Vigor-The Straight Dope Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66-Mas Que Nada Billy May- Ping Pong Orchestrotica-Thors Arrival Frank Sinatra-Call Me Irresponsible

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Cocktail Nation repeat show 65-Shelley Berman in the Penthouse

Final Week of the repeat show while Koop enjoys a holiday.

This week I talk to a legend of comedy Shelley Berman plus we'll play a track of his 1959 album Inside Shelley Berman.

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Machine-Miss Lilethal Blues

Combustible Edison-Millionaires Holiday

Dave Pell-This could be the start of something new

Bert Kaemfert-My Way Of Life

Perez Prado-Campanitas De Cristal

Bob Thompson-The Song is you

Nelson Riddle-Time and Space

Martini Kings—So Danco Samba

Alan Hawkshaw-Bluebird

Syd Dale-Sanfrancisco Bay

Sally Street-You Don't Know Me

Mark Copeland-The Lady Is A Tramp

Spy Fi-Penetration

Keith Mansfield-The Green Room

Diana Krall Why Should I Care