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Tubby Hayes
Episode #418 on August 21st, 2016

Tubby Hayes

Thanks to a listener of the Cocktail Nation who got in touch with me recently and asked for a Tubby Hayes special, I have it for you and I am pleased that I did as this man is amazing so more on that soon. Cherry Capri has some good advice for us, plus I have a recent vinyl purchases to share with you....

Bob Crane & Jayne Mansfield
Episode #417 on August 14th, 2016

Bob Crane & Jayne Mansfield

A lot of people don’t know that Bob Crane of “Hogans Heroes” fame was a radio host, and a very successful one at that. This week we play back an interesting interview he did with Jayne Mansfield. There’s news on the passing of Dean Martin’s son and Cherry Capri stops by with some good advice....

Rat Pack Drinks
Episode #416 on August 7th, 2016

Rat Pack Drinks

Our drinks man Justin Cristaldi joins us on the show this week as we talk “Rat Pack Drinks”. News on the passing of a prolific cartoonist, plus Cherry Capri talks about being in the kitchen. For fans of the Dirk Daiquiri series by Darren Long we have a new book to grab and for the Martini fans, a cool book to keep behind the bar....

Euro Spy Special – OK Connery
Episode #415 on July 31st, 2016

Euro Spy Special – OK Connery

Kramer is back with another spy special as we take a look at the film “OK Connery”. New music on the way from a cool band I discovered recently called “The Sharps”. Plus, Cherry Capri talking elevator etiquette, and a song request to a listener who is literally on the plane and flying to Sydney....

Classic Comedy – Vaughn Meader
Episode #414 on July 24th, 2016

Classic Comedy – Vaughn Meader

This week we have classic comedy from a JFK impersonator from the 1960s called Vaughn Meader. We also talk about one of the greatest unsolved crimes of the 20th century, plus the best lounge and exotica music across the globe....

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