Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Cool (1025)

Atomic Age logo with an illustration of a winking man. Text reads Episode 1025 Cool

This time on the show, we’re playing it cool. A look at the notion of what it meant to be “cool” during the hi-fi era. We'll look at beatnik cool, cool jazz, and cocktail cool. We’ll hear from Neal Hefti, Del Close and John Brent, King Curtis, Cy Coleman, and many more.


Title Artist Album
Cool Martin Denny Another Taste Of Honey!
Cool Blue Neal Hefti Pardon My Doo-Wah
Brief And Breezy Henry Mancini The Music From Peter Gunn
Paris B.B. Pete Rugolo Behind Brigitte Bardot - Cool Sounds From Her Hot Scenes
Cool Del Close and John Brent How To Speak Hip
Bebopper The Gordons With The Hank Jones Trio Autobiography In Jazz
The Beat Generation Bob Mcfadden & Dor 45 Single
Bohemia After Dark Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess In A Minor Groove
Lazy Soul King Curtis Soul Meeting
Our Love Is Here To Stay The Three Sounds Here We Come
Playboy's Theme Cy Coleman And His Orchestra Playboy's Penthouse
Coolstuff Peter Thomas Betty Page: Private Girl - Spicy Music
Cocktails With Joey Joey Altruda Cocktails With Joey
The Late, Late Show Milt Buckner Rockin' Hammond