Saturday, April 27, 2013

Cocktail Nation 264 Marilyn Monroe Festival

There are a lot of festivals around the world...but none like this one I am going to tell you about,which is just a little bit different ....a Marilyn Monroe festival!

My press agent has been working overtime of late so we will check out some interviews I have done about the Cocktail Nation....I have a listener question to address...and of course the best lounge and exotica from across the planet.

Martini Kings-Summer Samba
Nutty Five Nights
Marilyn Monroe You'd be Surprised
Herbie Mann A Man and a Woman
Robert Hicks Richard Diamond Theme
Don Tiki Pyjama Tops
Janet Seidel What Is This thing Called Love
Jimmy Psycho That Old Black Magic
Jackie Paris Slow Boat To China
David Carbonara A Beautiful Mine
Shelley Manne Daktari
Molly Ringwald Sooner Or Later
Sammy Davis jr Bye Bye Blackbird

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Cocktail Nation 263 The Name Dropper Part Two

this week we continue with our chat to the man who knows everybody, a friend of the big stars who has seen it all, his name is Morris Diamond and he started life out as a song plugger. He joins me two part series this week. Got some news about some Rare Kennedy photos, an email through from Waitiki 7 with some very exciting information for you along with the best classic and neo lounge from across the globe.

Sergio Mendez Mas Que Nada

Karen Souza Tainted Love

Janet Seidel -A Man And A Woman

Arthur Lyman Bamboo Tamboo

Chet Baker-Forgetful

Sonny Lester Oasis

Kayleen Peoples Girl From Ipanema

Waitiki 7 Tiki

New Morty Show Blue Martini

Laurindo Almedia The Look Of Love

Oscar Peterson Night Train

Mr Ho's Orchestrorica Maika

Mancini Days Of Wine and Roses

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


Get ready for another exciting trip into the world of Swank this weekend as we continue our chat with Morris Diamond the author of Name Dropper or “people I schlepped for”.
Last weeks show brought us part one which was a bit of an appetizer for some very interesting stories this weekend.
So if you haven’t caught part one this week then make sure you give it’s listen on the radio show tab of the website

Monday, April 15, 2013

Cocktail Nation 262 Name Dropper

There is a man who knows everybody, a friend of the big stars who has seen it all, his name is Morris Diamond and he started life out as a song plugger. He joins me this week on the show as part of a two part series this week and next week.

Mad Men Season six kicked off this week so we will find out what people thought of it.

Plus Zsa Zsa Gabor news and the best lounge and exotica from across the globe.

Clouseaux Noctopia

Warren Barker -Soft Green Seas

Kenny Burrell Rose Room

Monica Mancini Weekend Of A Private Secretary

Oscar Peterson The Strut

Molly Ringwald Exactly Like You

Jerry Sun Tiki

Bobby Darin Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Narco Lounge Combo Squeezy Tahini

Three Suns Sleep Walk

Barry Morgan Touch Of You

Stan Getz Round Midnight

David Carbonara A Beautiful Mine

Si Zentner Peter Gunn theme

Jackie Gleason Ghost Of A Chance

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Cocktail Nation 261 Lost In Paradise

We are going to get lost in paradise this week as we talk to Chris Bonomo the man behind the Lost In Paradise you tube series, Ive got some interesting Hugh Hefner news, a brand new artist to introduce to you who you might remember from the eighties in her previous lifeo as an actress, a cool vintage website and online magazine to dig plus as always the best lounge and exotica from across the globe.

Don Tiki Primitivia

Frank Bennett Disarm me

Martini Kings Lost In Paradise

Oscar Peterson My Heart Belongs To Daddy

DJ BoneBrake Abstract

Molly Ringwald Don't You Forget About Me

Dizzy Gilespie In A Shanty Town

Bobby Darin New York On Sunday

Octobop Playboys theme

Sir Julian Movin At Midnight

Kenny Sasaki Jellyfish

Janet Seidel Slow Hot Wind

Shirley Scott Dreamsville