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.






   February 27, 2015 - Another of our popular "Cool Country" shows - featuring the late, great Little Jimmy Dickens with "Take an Old Cold Tater and Wait"; Grandpa Jones sings about "Old Rattler"; Marvin Rainwater performs the "Tennessee Hound Dog Yodel"; Buzz Martin tells what happened "When They Repossessed My Used Log Truck, and Roger Miller says he's "King of the Road"!  PLUS!  The Beatles go country - with Willie Nelson singing "Something", Ray Stevens crooning "The Fool on the Hill", and the Sweethearts of the Rodeo belting-out "I Feel Fine"!  AND!  Lorne Greene sings his hit, "Ringo" in French (!), and Ferdy sings his hit, "Ringo" in German (!!).


   March 6, 2015 - Featuring "More" from Frank Sinatra and Count Basie; Dean Martin's "Cha Cha Cha d'Amour"; Ray Conniff's "One Paddle, Two Paddle"; "Desafinado" from Laurindo Almeida and The Bossa Nova All Stars; Duke Ellington's take on "The Good Life", and Sammy Davis, Jr. belting out "You'd Be So Easy to Love"!  PLUS!  "The Dish Ran Away With the Spoon" from Raymond Scott, Anthony Quinn asking "What is Love?", and Mel "Pepe LaPew" Blanc crooning "I'm in the Mood for Love"!


   March 13, 2015 - Featuring "New Horizons" from Don Ellis; Martin Denny's "Swamp Fire"; "The City" by Les Baxter; Enoch Light's "Man Without Love"; "Old Devil Moon" from Stan Kenton, and Ted Heath sharing "That Certain Feeling"!  PLUS!  Perrey & Kingsley performing a "Baroque Hoedown", Weird Al Yankovic telling us all about "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota", and the late, great Leonard Nimoy singing "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"!