Cocktail Nation 353 -Stan Freberg Story

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 19th, 2015

Cocktail Nation 353 Stan Freberg Story

This week we look at the life of Stan Freberg who left us recently, I have a book that just may be the bible for all lounge lotharios and a sad story about the Coco Palms hotel from Blue Hawaii.

Jimmy Vargas-Love is a Racket
Daniel Pemberton -Finding The Fury
Alika Lyman Group -Swingtime in Honoluu
Tiki Joes Ocean Waikiki Pursuit
Bobby Fox -Let There Be Love
Tiki Lounge Crew -Hipsters Lair
Roger Roger Rumbanita
Don Randi Trio -Sherry Blue
Art Mooney -Caravan
Ahmed Jamal -Moonlight In Vermont
Kate Ross -Jazz
Martini Kings Buddy Grecco S Wonderful
Pink Martini Mayonka No Bossa Nova
Herb Alberts Tijuana Brass Whipped cream
Molly Ringwald I Believe In You
Jackie Gleason A Man And A Woman

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Cocktail Nation 352 Big Eyes

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 12th, 2015

This week a movie you just have to see, a movie set in the sixties that will blow your mind as to how one artist could be exploited so badly in what became a lie of mammoth proportions . I have a story of a more recent hoax and how would you like a Cold War era house with a bunker, plus the passing of a comedy great.

Calvin Keys-Seems To Be
Julie Lyon- Strollin
Jackie Gleason -The More I See You
David Carbonara- Caravan
Tony Bennett -Manhatten
Tiki Lounge Crew -Perky Jazzy And Chic
Adam Smalle-Blues To Yous
Arthur Lyman -Sweet And Lovely
Barbara Levy Daniels -Moonglow
Gene Rains-Flamingo
Sergio Mendes Mas Que Nada
Bobby Darin -When Day Is Done
Dean Martin -I Can’t Believe You’re In Love With Me
Larry Gelb Suddenly It’s Sprin

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Cocktail Nation 351Mod Betty

Posted in bachelor pad, mod betty, retro roadtrip by cocktailnation on April 5th, 2015

Cocktail Nation 351 Mod Betty

This week we take a look at an up coming mid mod and tiki event, Ive got some cool blogs to tell you about for your retrofix, the best parties from across the globe and some very cool new lounge tracks along with some Mad Men news.

Clouseux -Ennui
Tiki Delights -Sandy Samba
Beegie Adair -S Wonderful
Chet Baker Street Of Dreams 
Cal Tjader- Cool
Tiki Lounge Crew -C Breeze
Rachel Caswell -De Dah
Uptown Vocal Jazz- Take Me Away
Gene Rains-Jungle Drums
Waitiki 7 -Flower Humming
Heather Rigdon I Like My Coffee Black
James Spencer - It’s So Good To Want You Bad 
101 Strings- A Man And A Woman

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Cocktail Nation 350 Pat Cooper Comedy

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 29th, 2015

Time for another laugh again with our monthly classic comedy segment back on the show. This week the comedy of Pat Cooper on the radio.
News on a popular TV show being sued over musical rights and no, Robin Thicke has nothing to do with it and what do you think about reincarnation....a story that might surprise you

Tiki Delights-Swank
Nutty Purple Panther
Jackie Gleason My Devotion
Gene Rains -Strange Cargo
Beige Adair -Let's Fall In Love
Barbara Levy Daniels- It's The Talk Of The Town
James Morrison Nice and Easy
Paul Desmond Lady In Cement
Virginia Schenck Midnight Sun
Stolen Idols Brigitte
Project Pimento -Quiet Village
Morton Stevens Hawaii Five O
Machiniso Percusso Frenzy
Oscar Peterson Trio The Tender Trap
David Carbonara A Girl Can Dream

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Cocktail Nation 349 Swank

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 22nd, 2015

Some new music coming your way with a brand new track from The Tiki Delights, this time they move from exotica into the Lounge Realm. We'll talk to the man behind it all, Darren Long. I'll tackle the movement from analogue to smart watches and what this means for mens fashion plus an amazing story out of the sixties that included big time celebrities and a paparazzi approach to getting the story. And one for the Mad Men fans with a new exhibition that's just opened.

Rachel Caswel -Agua De Beber 
Dave Stryker -In A Sentimental Mood
Tiki Delights -Swank
Paris Mitchel Strings -You Stepped Out Of A Dream
David Carbonara -Don The Man
Project Pimento -Charade
Ellen La Fern- I’ve Got The World On A String
Peggy Lee As Long As I Live
Gene Rains-Lonely Winter
Beegie Adair- You’re The Top
Jackie Gleason -It’s Alright With Me
Nat King Cole and George Shearing -A Beautiful Friendship
James Spencer -Midnight Melancholy

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