Saturday, August 30, 2014

Cocktail Nation 325 Stolen Idols




Drew Farmer from the Stolen Idols joins me on the show this week, got some stories on sixties decorating and some of the things we have forgotten from the past that are probably worth re igniting,  I'll share a blog I wrote recently about modern life and how to live better.


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Charlie Haden Angel Face

Janice Borla Group Midnight Voyage

Stolen Idols Revenge of the Pink Piranha

Illinois Jacket Lean Baby

Bobby Darin Feelin Good

James Spencer Lady Of The Evening

Kenny Sasaki Erotica Exotica

Linda Lawson Mood Indigo

Ixtahuele Dengue Fever

Lalo Schifrin Mission Impossible

John Barry On Her Majestys Service

AL Caiola Experiment in Terror

Cocktail Nation 324 RIP Lauren Bacall



Sad news last week of the passing of Lauren Bacall so on this edition of the Cocktail Nation we will take a look at her life and times, news on what they call the Steve McQueen Effect, news on a classic Cadillac dealership in trouble in LA and I will take a look at what is happening on the neo lounge music scene from across the globe 

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Martini Madness Coquette

Russ Garcia Sophisticated Lady

Liz Geyson Group Yes I Know I've Had It

Robert Davi Here Is That Rainy Day

Julie London Voice In The Mirror

Jackie Gleason I'm In The Mood For Love
Alika Lyman Group Bobo

Robert Goulet Too Darn Hot

Wynton Marsalis Observation Cart

Mr Ho's Orchestrotica Would you like bongoes with that Fugue

Michelle Nicolle Days Of Wine And Rose

Kenny Sasaki  Quiet Volcano

Laurindo Almeida The Look Of Love 

Jimmy Vargas Zoetica Blues

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Cocktail Nation 323 Kenny Sasaki




We are in Tokyo Japan to talk to Kenny Sasaki from the tiki boys  about his latest release called Bird Island, I've got a great little story about Mels diner for you 
And  it turns out other radio shows have been talking about me so we will play some audio from that and find out what people have been saying about me, news as well about a bio pic about a legend of the sixties Russ Meyer and you will be surprised who wants the role and ofcouse the death of Lauren Bacall.

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Metropole Orchestra My Blue Heaven

Daniel Pemberton Finding The Fury

Kenny Sasaki Bird Island

Alika Lyman Night Orchid

James Spencer Night Tide

Jackie Gleason Marilyn

Barbara Ween I Don’t Know

Bobby Fox Shout To The Top

Martini Kings You only Live Twice

Chet Baker You Don’t Know What Love Is

Mancini Love Story

Kate Ross Jazz

Lavern Baker and Jimmy Ricks You’re The Boss 

Joe Loco Manhatten

Gerry Mulligan Night Lights

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Cocktail Nation 322 Nightfall



This week my favourite pianist joins me on the show, James Spencer and his album Nightfall, some News on the spreading of the lounge sound , we will talk about the authentic retro lifestyle when it goes all wrong plus an auction of some Sammy Davis jr property which had some amazing secrets 


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Clouseaux Kumar 


Janet Seidel A Man And A Woman


James Spencer Nightfall


Tony Bennett Manhatten


Stolen Idols Busy Port


Left Arm Of Budda A Monkeys Affair


Martin Denny Stone God


Laura Ainsworth Necessary Evil


Larry Gelb Love Walked In


Duke Ellington Absinthe


George Shearing I Remember April


Narco Lounge Beautiful Losers


Vince Guaraldi  Mr Lucky


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Cocktail Nation 321 The Fire Department




This week we check out some classic comedy with Jack De Leon, some mid century modern news for you and some fresh photos from Marilyn Monroe have been uncovered.

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Bobby Fox Shopping  For Clothes

Metropole Orchestra Magic Is The Moonlight

Sinatra and Jobim Change Partners

Percussion For Playboys Return To Paradise

Robert Davi Summer Wind

O Som Do Jazz Madru

Nelson Riddle Manchester Cathedral

Kate Ross Meet Me

Narco Lounge Combo White Rum

Les Baxter Lunar Rhapsody

Jackie Gleason Rose Anne

Herbie Mann A Man And A Woman

Henri Mancini Cha Cha For Gia

Martini Kings Desifinado

James Spencer Midnight Melancholy