Saturday, May 25, 2013

Cocktail Nation 267 Waikiki Tiki And The Talking Birds

Koop Kooper back from a week off checking out the Cannes film festival and working on my follow up book and I've got some interesting stories out of the festival.

This week we talk to Phillip Roberts the author of Waikiki tiki and he has some interesting talking birds for us from the golden age of tiki in Hawaii.

Tiki Carver Marcus Thorn stops by to talk about the opening of his new Tiki Bar In Perth and he has a giveaway of a Tiki Mug for you

Clouseaux Search For A Vulcan
Pink Martini No Hay Problema
Tiki Joes Ocean Aloha Amoor
Molly Ringwald I Believe In You
Sir Julien You Only Live Twice/Thunderball
Sally Street Never Make Your Move Too Soon
Oscar Peterson Night Train
Martini Kings Soft Sounds
Mystery Street Jackie Gleason
Vince Guaraldi Trio Cast Your Fate To The Wind
David Carbonara New Girl
Chet Baker It's Always You
Dean Martin Fools Rush 

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Cocktail Nation Rewind Sam Butera

Koop is enjoying the Cannes Film Festival this week so for your pleasure a Cocktail Nation Rewind as we take a look at the life of Sam Butera with a special interview that was recorded back stage with Sam in 1999. 

Cy Coleman-Playboys Theme
Dom Halpin-Out Of The Blue
Sam Butera and the Witnesses-Dig That Crazy Chick
Jackie Gleason-Temptation
Martini Kings-Because of You
Arthur Lyman-Carabunta
Sylvia Telles-Discussao
Cocktail Angst- Rhumba Of The Saints
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Makaha
Fisherman—Hell Toupee
Kava Kon-Chinese Surfer
The SG Sound-I Feel the Earth Move
Octobop-Have you Hugged your Martian Today
Richard Cheese - Spiderman
Jack Constanzo—Young Man With a Horn
Pete King-The Height Of The Spy Season
Jimmy Paycho tubular bells 
Barbara Lusch Light my fire 

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Cocktail Nation 266 Queens Of Vintage

This week we talk to the publisher of an online magazine called Queens Of Vintage, her name is Lena Weber and recently she interviewed me in her kings of vintage portion of the website so I thought we should have her on to talk vintage culture and the English scene.

David Carbonara Twenty Third Floor
Diana Krall Cry Me A River
Esquivel That Old Black Magic
Frank Bennett Everything Counts
Jackie Gleason Stella By Starlight
Les Baxter A Taste Of Honey
Stu Phillips Tired Of Waiting
Mambo Zombies Tu No Me Quires
Pink Martini Mar Desconocido
Tikiyaki Orchestra Sneaky Tiki
Nelson Riddle Ce Magnifique
Monty Norman Orchestra Dr No's Fantasy 
Oscar Peterson Bags Groove 
Mr Ho's Orchestorica Take The A Train
Laurie Allyn You Go To My Head

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Cocktail Nation 265 Our Man Flint

Back again for another week on the Cocktail Nation. This week we talk loungin bachelor pad movies with Kramer as we check out the Film Our Man flint starring James Coburn

Rohan from Careless Navigator stops by to talk about a new mug he is selling.

Clouseaux Search For a Vulcan

David Carbonara The Men Of Sterling Cooper

Jerry Goldsmith Our Man Flint

Cy Coleman Playboys Theme

Arthur Lyman Sweet and Lovely

Jackie Gleason I Cant Get Started

Acca Daquires -Wild Thing

Kenny Sasaki Ponape

Mambo Zombies Antigua

Neal Hefti Scene Of The Crime

Octobop Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Pink Martini Ninna Nana