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!






    September 19, 2014 - Featuring "Johnny One-Note" from Ted Heath; Elliott Fisher's "Theme from Our Man Flint"; Les Baxter's "Coffee Bean and Calabash Annie"; "The Waltzing Cat" by Leroy Anderson; Ray Conniff's "A Time for Us", and "Drums of Hawaii" from Arthur Lyman"!  PLUS!  Tiny Tim sings "I'm a Nut"; Leonard "Mr. Spock" Nimoy takes us on "A Visit to a Sad Planet"; Perrey & Kingsley offer a "Passport to the Future" ... and Mel Blanc teams up with Billy May for "Daffy Duck's Rhapsody"!


   September 26, 2014 - Featuring Count Basie's rendition of "This Could Be the Start of Something Big"; John Buzon's "Ill Wind"; "Blue Tango" by Leroy Anderson; Mel Torme's cover of "Happy Together"; "Good Morning, Starshine" by Enoch Light; Henry Jerome's version of "Uptight (Everything's Alright)"; Hugo Winterhalter's "Hawaiian Sunset", and Wayne Newton belting out "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes"!  PLUS!   Ethel Merman's unforgettable rendition of "The I Got Rhythm Disco" (OMG), Guy Lombardo's unexpected cover of "Mrs. Robinson", AND remember ... Operation Sandstorm is STRICKLY "Hush-hush"!


   October 3, 2014 - featuring Elmer Bernstein's "Thinking of Baby"; Gershon Kingsley's "Twinkle, Twinkle"; Hugo Winterhalter's spin on "MacArthur Park"; "Anvils, Of Course" by Bernie "Mad Magazine" Green; Jimmy Smith's "Walk On the Wild Side"; Leonard "Mr. Spock" Nimoy's "Follow Your Star", and the Jackie Gleason Orchestra's rendition of "The Man I Love"!  Plus!  Leroy Anderson's immortal classic, "The Syncopated Clock", Ray Anthony with "The Dragnet Theme", AND Masaru Satoh's "Son of Godzilla Main Theme"!


   STARTING NEXT WEEK!  OUR ANNUAL 4-PART, 8-HOUR HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!