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!






    APRIL 4, 2014 - Two more hysterical "interviews" from "Welcome to the LBJ Ranch" - with President Johnson AND Lady Bird!  PLUS!  Pete Rugolo's "For Hi-Fi Bugs"; "Bird of Paradise" from Jerry Byrd; Bert Kaempfert's BIG hit, "Afrikaan Beat"; "Danse Arabe" from Gene Rains; Phil Moore's "Cold Water Flat", and "The Worm" by Buddy Merrill!  ALSO!  We'll enjoy Dick Hyman's cover of "Mack the Knife"; Jeri Southern says she needs "An Occasional Man"; and Paul Lynde complains about "Kids"!


   APRIL 11, 2014 - Featuring "Simian Theme" from Kai Winding; Leo Diamond's cover of "La Vie En Rose"; Enoch Light's rendition of "Walk On By"; Organist Ethel Smith with "Dinorah"; Ferrante & Teicher's "The Moon Was Yellow"; "The Lady is Blue" from Les Baxter, and "She's a Carioca" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '65!  PLUS!  Shorty Petterstein offers some "Telephone Therapy"; British Music Hall Comedian Will Hay leads us through "The Fourth Form at St. Michael's"; The Cowsills sing about "Hair" ...  and the one and only Mrs. Miller belts out "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home"!


   APRIL 25, 2014 - Time for another of our popular "Cool Country" shows - featuring "I Don't Hurt Anymore" performed by The Honey Bees; Little Jimmy Boyd's "Marco, the Polo Pony"; Edd "Kookie" Byrnes with his "Square Dance for Round Cats"; Marty Robbins' "Big Iron"; "Loggers' Home Brew" from Buzz Martin; Johnny Western's "Ballad of Paladin", and Marty Gold with the theme from "Maverick"!  PLUS!  Two from Homer and Jethro - "Unhappy Day" and "Kiss of Fire"; Jonathan Winters becomes a "Western Folk Singer"; and Hopalong Cassidy tells us the story of "The Square Dance Robber"!