Atomic Tiki Lounge

The home of Thrift Shop Vinyl...

jnative4.gifWELCOME TO THE ATOMIC TIKI LOUNGE! EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 3:00, 680 KOMW BRINGS YOU YOUR FAVORITE EASY LISTENING, NOVELTY, SPACE-AGE POP, EXOTICA, AND "JET-SET" SOUNDS FROM THE 1950s, 1960s, AND 1970s!

WE ALSO FEATURE "RETRO-MERCIALS", MOVIE TRAILER CLIPS, AND "THRIFT- SHOP VINYL" SOUND BITES THAT ADD TO THE FUN, QUIRKY AMBIENCE!

AT THE LOUNGE, YOU'LL HEAR MARTIN DENNY, RAY CONNIFF, PERCY FAITH, JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVEL, LES BAXTER, JULIE LONDON, SERGIO MENDES, ARTHUR LYMAN, BERT KAEMPFERT, YMA SUMAC, ENNIO MORRICONE, BILLY MAY, AND MANY MORE OF THE TRUE "MASTERS OF LOUNGE", ALL FROM THE COLLECTION OF YOUR HOST, STEVE LAUGHERY!

   PLEASE NOTE: The schedule below reflects our current planned programming.  On rare occasion, The Atomic Tiki Lounge may be preempted for sports coverage, or other special broadcasts.






   June 12, 2015 - Featuring Hugo Montenegro's cover of "Thunderball"; Dominique Frontier with "The Trolley Song"; Linda Lawson's "Like Young"; "The Donkey Serenade" from Martin Denny; Victor Young's classic rendition of "Around the World in 80 Days", and Neal Hefti's tribute to "Vikki"!  AND!  Four-in-a-row from a great old Guy Lombardo vinyl LP (including "The Petite Waltz" and "The Third Man Theme")!  PLUS!  Joe E. Ross sings "Ooh! Ooh!", and Art Carney croons "The Song of the Sewer"!


   June 19, 2015 - Featuring David McCallum's Orchestra with "Mellow Yellow"; Lawrence Welk with "Oh, Happy Day"; The Mallet Men and their cover of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"; "If I Should Lose You" from George Shearing, and Frank Sinatra teamed with Count Basie and his Orchestra for "I Wanna Be Around"!  PLUS!  Four-in-a-row from a wonderful old Enoch Light vinyl LP (including "The Man I Love" and "Song of India")!  AND!  Tito Puente & Woody Herman with "Sinbad the Sailor", The Playmates with their big novelty hit, "Beep Beep", and "the usual gang of idiots" from MAD Magazine with "It's a Gas"!


   June 26, 2015 - Featuring Pete Rugolo's cover of "Yardbird Suite"; "Freeway Jam" from Muzzy Marcellino; Bill Perkins' "Baia"; Billy May's take on the "Mission: Impossible Theme"; "Que Sabe Voce de Mim" from Walter Wanderley, and Rubin Mitchell with "Mas Que Nada"!  PLUS!  Four-in-a-row from a great old Ray Conniff vinyl LP, including "With My Eyes Wide Open" and "The Third Man Theme"!  AND! Tiny Tim warbling "As Time Goes By" (as only he can), and old-school British Music Hall artiste Robb Wilton taking us all down to "The Police Station"!