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.






   January 16, 2015 - Featuring Charles Magnante's "Brasilia"; "Lover Man" by Stan Kenton; "Tequila a Go-Go" from Richard Davis; Mitch Miller and the Gang belting out "Yellow Rose of Texas"; Dominic Frontiere with "Beatnik", and Lord Sitar's cover of The Monkees' "Daydream Believer"!  PLUS!  Five-in-a-row from a classic David Carroll vinyl LP, including "Marimba Charleston", "The Dancing Tambourine", and "Yearning" ... AND one of our favorite B movie superstars, Anthony Quinn, mumbling his way through "In My Own Way"!


   January 23, 2015 - Featuring Shirley Bassey's "Goldfinger"; Ted Heath & His Orchestra asking "Have You Met Miss Jones?"; Arthur Lyman's "Taboo Tu"; "I Spy" from Earle Hagen; Mel Torme swinging his way through "Happy Together", and Tony Bennett teamed with Count Basie & His Orchestra for "Anything Goes"!  PLUS!  Four-in-a-row from a great old Ferrante & Teicher vinyl lp, including "Living Together, Growing Together" and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'round the Old Oak Tree"!  AND!  Soupy Sales' tribute to "White Fang", The Nutty Squirrels belting out "Pretty Woman", and Mark Dinning telling us what happens when you try to complete your homework while listening to "Top 40, News, Weather and Sports" on the radio!


   January 30, 2015 - Featuring Walter Wanderley's "Que Sabe Voce de Mim"; Pete Rugolo's rendition of "Yardbird Suite"; Muzzy Marcellino's "Freeway Jam"; and "Baia" from Bill Perkins!  PLUS!  Tiny Tim warbles "As Time Goes By" (as only he can!); four-in-a-row from a classic Ray Conniff lp (including "With My Eyes Wide Open" and "The 'Third Man' Theme") ... AND old-school British Music Hall comedian Robb Wilton takes us to "The Police Station"!