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.






   May 15, 2015 - Featuring Count Basie's "From Russia With Love'; "Market Place" by Eden Ahbez; Ray Conniff's cover of "Hello, Dolly!"; Korla Pandit's "Love Song of the Nile"; "Looking at You" from Liza Minnelli, and Dick Schory with "The Ding Dong Polka"!  PLUS!  Some fun, swinging 1960s Japanese Pop from Linda Yamamoto - "Koi No Ban Ban", and ""Komacchau Na"!  AND!  Anna Russell delivering some "Poetry in the Cellar", and Rolf Harris describing "The Court of King Caracatus"!


   May 22, 2015 - Featuring The Sauter/Finegan Orchestra asking "Aren't You Glad You're You?"; Archie Bleyer's rendition of "April in Portugal"; Reiko Ohara belting out "Peacock Baby"; "Kewpie Doll" from Andy Sannella and his Musical Fellas; "The Man I Love" from Ted Heath and his Orchestra, and Dean Martin telling us about "True Love"!  PLUS!  Gary Schneider (who's he?) with a truly unique rendition of "Green Tambourine, "The Piano Lesson" from The Hellers, and The Goons crooning "A Russian Love Song"!


   May 29, 2015 - Featuring "The Kook-Ra-Cha Waltz" from Shorty Rogers; Norrie Paramor with "Autumn in New York"; The Hollyridge Strings with a mini Beach Boys medley - "I Get Around" and "California Girls"; Les Baxter's "The Commuter"; "Jungle Flower" from Martin Denny; Juan Garcia Esquivel's take on "Street of Dreams", and Henry Jerome's unique rendition of "Oh, Pretty Woman"!  PLUS!  Peggy Lee belts out "Everyday People", and Perrey & Kingsley swoop in on an "Unidentified Flying Object"!