Cocktail Nation 340 Best of The Best Interviews 2014

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on December 14th, 2014
Well the year is almost drawing to a close so for the final two shows of 2014 we will focus on the best from the Cocktail Nation so I thought lets replay some of my favourites from the year ..we talk to James Spencer about his book about Julie London, James M Kraus about his blog about classic cars, Kathy Rudolph about her book on Paul Lynde, Jeff Chenault about his book on the Kahiki and Kari  Handler on her new project which was revealed this year about the Tiki educational unit called Poly Hai.
Frank Sinatra -The Best Is Yet to Come
Bob Thompson -The Best Thing For you
Interview James Spencer Julie London book
Julie London -Black Coffee
Larry Gelb -Suddenly It’s Spring
Interview James M Kraus . Website AutoUniversum
Laura Ainsworth -Necessary Evil
Nutty -Purple Panther
Interview Kathy Rudolph. Paul Lynde Book
Peggy Lee -Bewitched 
Aaron Diehl -Generation Y
Interview Jeff Chenault. Kahiki. Book
Ixtahuele -Sumatra Mist
Interview Kari Handler.  Polly Hai
Ada Lee -A Night In Tunisia
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Cocktail Nation 339 -Beach Bum Berry’s New Bar

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on December 7th, 2014

There's nothing better than dreams come true and this week we talk to beach bum berry who has opened his first bar in New Orleans ....also on the show talking about publicity and how it's not always going to be good for you plus some of the best lounge and exotica from across the globe

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet -He Was The Cat

Monica Zetterlund -Some Other Time

Waitiki 7 Simiiau

Stan Getz - Penthouse Serenade

Alika Lyman Group- Lei Kukui

Beegie Adair -In The We Small Hours Of The Morning

James Spencer- It’s So Good to Want You Bad

Burt Kaemfert-Lonely Nightingale

The Vice Royals -The Girl In The Martini Glass

Chet Baker -Daybreak

Cocktail Inn -Wave

Tiki Lounge Crew- Chic To Chic

George Shearing- Mambo Inn

James Morrison- Le Bellclaire Blues

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Cocktail Nation 338 Eurospy Charade

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 30th, 2014

This week on the show it’s our monthly Euro Spy special..this week looking at the film Charade with my neighbour Kramer, some news on an old but new Bond villain coming our way, some swank advice on how to maintain a bachelor pad

Jason Paul Curtis- Brooklyn July Acca Daquiries -White Wedding Mancini- Charade Nutty- Cinnamon Doll Oscar Peterson-Easy Does It Tiki Joe’s Ocean- Mai Tai Mambo Barry Adamson-The Big Bamboozle Howard Shore-Ed Wood Theme The Desmond Quartet -Take Five Don Ralke- Black Panther Janet Seidel -I Love Paris Martini Kings- Killer Joe Mambo Zombies-Capulito De Aleli Cocktail Inn-Summer Samba

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Cocktail Nation 337 Danny Heller MCM Artist

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 23rd, 2014

Cocktail Nation 337 Danny Heller

This week on the show we talk to Mid Century Modern artist Danny Heller about his incredible art, we talk about a weird thing of modern society. Plus I have news on an original Batmobile for sale along with the best parties and lounge music from across the globe.

David Carbonara-Twenty Third Floor

Carol Fredette -The Best Thing For You

Julie London-Go Slow

Bert Kaemfert- Almost There

Beegie Adair- Strangers In The Night

James Morrison -Everytime We Say Goodbye

Octobop-Playboys theme

Dave Brubeck-Cable Car

Ding Dong Devils- Crab Nebula Cocktails

Kate Ros-Jazz

HB Radke -Live Until I die

Paul Winter -Spell Of The Samba

Mike Bardash -And then What

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Cocktail Nation 336 Acker Bilk

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on November 15th, 2014
This week on the show we talk about the great clarinettist Acker Bilk who passed away, I have an old interview from the BBC to share with you on this. I've got some must see tv for you, I’ve got a great new book on Paul Newman plus the best lounge music from across the globe
George Shearing- September In The Rain
Anna Selah- Twisted
Acker Bilk- I left My Heart in San Francisco
Bill Evans-Time Remembered
Alika Lyman Group Pua Lilia
James Spencer- Pierette
Robert Hicks- Moonlight In Vermont
O Som Do Jazz - Secret Paradise
Milt Buckner- Turqoise 
Martini Kings- Zou Biscou Biscou
Lucas Vigor-Night Light Blues
Perry Beekman Spring Is Here
Larry Gelb Precipitation
Cy Coleman LA Blues
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