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!






    August 1, 2014 - Featuring "That Old Black Magic" from Louis Prima and Keely Smith; Billy Vaughn's "Blue Hawaii"; Frank Chacksfield's cover of "Lullaby of Birdland"; "A Day in the Life of a Fool" by Eric Kloss; Juan Garcia Esquivel's "Estrellita"; Tito Puente with "Let's Go Cha Cha", and Sonny Lester's "Port Said"!  PLUS!  We'll hear "Sun Arise" from Rolf Harris; there will be some great moments in the history of food; and Allan Sherman shares some "Good Advice"!


   August 8, 2014 - Featuring Al Hirt's "Pink Confetti"; "Lullaby of the Leaves" from Arthur Lyman; Nancy Harrow insisting "T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do"; "The Nearness of You" by Ferrante & Teicher; Kenyon Hopkins' "Lonely Train", and Bill Justis with "Stranger On the Shore"!  PLUS!  Mel Blanc tells us "There's a Hole In the Iron Curtain", and we'll all pick up some handy tips from Lonnie Don's School of Hollywood Sound Effects!


   August 15, 2014 - Featuring Richard Harris' famous rendition of "MacArthur Park" ... followed by Weird Al Yankovic's brilliant parody, "Jurassic Park"!  PLUS!  Ray Conniff's "My Foolish Heart"; "Love Me or Leave Me" by the great Herb Jeffries; Leonard "Mr. Spock" Nimoy belting out "Proud Mary"; Les Baxter with "Lord, What a Morning!", and Edmundo Ros with "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"!  AND!  Another of our very popular "Beatles Covers" sets - this time featuring George Martin's "I'm Only Sleeping", "Octopus's Garden" by The King's Singers, and Peter Sellers' wonderful rendition of "A Hard Day's Night"!


   August 22, 2014 - Featuring Martin Denny's "Song of the Bayou"; "Sleep Walk" from Henri Rene; Robert Clary's "La Route Enchantee"; "The Enchanted Farm" from The Forbidden Five; Les Baxter's "A Day in Rio"; Ray Conniff's cover of "So Long, Farewell", and "Que Sera, Sera" by Frank DeVol!  PLUS!  Sammy Davis, Jr. covers "Movin' On Up" (from the TV sitcom "The Jeffersons"), and Mrs. Miller sings (?) "Let's Hang On"!  AND!  We'll here clips from one of our favorite "Revisionist" Westerns, "The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid"!