Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Pleasurable Pianos (1066)

Atomic Age logo with an illustration of a man playing a grand piano. Text reads Episode 1066 Pleasurable Pianos.

This time on The Atomic Age Cocktail Party, we’re tickling the ivories and enjoying some Pleasurable Pianos. We're putting the spotlight on those folks who made some really fun piano music during the lounge and easy-listening era. We’ll hear from Peter Nero, Ferrante & Teicher, Dick Hyman, George Shearing, and many more.


Title Artist Album
It's Now or Never Roger Williams Temptation
Let There Be Love Carmen Cavallaro Swingin' Easy
What Now My Love Peter Nero Peter Nero Plays A Salute To Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
Snowfall Dick Hyman And His Orchestra Provocative Piano Vol. 2
Laura Bobby Troup The Songs Of Bobby Troup
More Than You Know Blossom Dearie Blossom Dearie
Autumn Leaves Steve Allen The Steve Allen Show
Blue Rondo à la Turk The Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out
Satin Doll Ramsey Lewis Hang On Ramsey!
Promises, Promises George Shearing The Fool On The Hill
Bye Bye Blues Ferrante & Teicher Blast Off!
The Old Piano Roll Blues Joe "Fingers" Carr Mister Ragtime
I Love You Buddy Cole Buddy Cole Plays Cole Porter
You and Me Lalo Schifrin Piano, Strings And Bossa Nova
I Get A Kick Out Of You Esquivel, His Piano And His Orchestra More Of Other Worlds, Other Sounds