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.






   April 24, 2015 - Featuring "Dreamsville" by Lola Albright; The Golden Saxophones teamed with The Romantic Strings for "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"; Douglas Gamley with "What Kind of Fool Am I?"; Anita O'Day's swinging rendition of "Just One of Those Things"; "La Balanga" from Percy Faith, and "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" by Mantovani!  PLUS!  Six-in-a-row from an old Edmundo Ros LP, including "Gonna Be Another Hot Day" and "Waitin' for the Evening Train"!  AND!  Stan Freberg and friends have "The Old Payola Roll Blues"! 


   May 1, 2015 - Featuring Freddy Martin with "The Lady from 29 Palms"; Charlie Byrd's "Two for the Road"; "Book Me" by Luther Henderson; Juan Garcia Esquivel's "El Cable"; "The Theme from China Town" by Percy Faith; Anita O'Day asking "Why Shouldn't I?", and Billy Vaughn's "Melody of Love"!  PLUS!  Jimmy Durante crooning "If I Had You", Andy Williams' big hit "Moon River", and Mantovani with an ultra-smooth rendition of "Some Enchanted Evening"!  AND!  Allan Sherman stops by with two - count 'em! - two parodies ... "Sarah Jackman" and "Al n' Yetta"!


   May 8, 2015 - Featuring Ray Anthony's "Rock-Cha-Rhumba"; "Taboo" by Leo Arnaud; Billy May's "So Nice"; Jackie Davis with "Glow-Worm Cha-Cha-Cha"; Julie London purring "Sway"; "Pyramid of the Sun" by Les Baxter, and Ennio Morricone with the main theme to the Spaghetti Western classic, "The Big Gundown".  PLUS!  Four-in-a-row from a great old Jose Melis vinyl LP, including "Candle in the Wind" and "Sunrise Serenade"!