Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Command Records (1088)

Atomic Age logo with an illustration of Command Records logo between two stereo speakers. Text reads Episode 1088 Command Records.

On the program this time, we’re getting a sampling of the great stereophonic music that came out on Command Records with a focus on Enoch Light, the man who formed the label in 1959. We’ll also feature tunes from the stable of Command Records stars including Tony Mottola, Dick Hyman, Doc Severinsen, and many more.


Title Artist Album
Whatever Lola Wants Terry Snyder And The All Stars Persuasive Percussion
I'm Over Here The Ray Charles Singers Something Wonderful
Friendly Persuasion Los Admiradores Bongos, Flutes, Guitars
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan The Command All-Stars Reeds And Percussion
It Ain't Necessarily So Doc Severinsen High-Wide & Wonderful
Cumana Dick Hyman And His Orchestra Provocative Piano
Danger Tony Mottola Mr. Big: Tony Mottola...Guitar
Lullaby of Birdland Enoch Light Big Band Bossa Nova
Ja Da Cha Cha Enoch Light & The Light Brigade Pertinent Percussion Cha Cha's
Dirty Work Underfoot Enoch Light & The Light Brigade The Private Life Of A Private Eye
Big Boy Toots Thielemans Contrasts... The Provocative Musical Genius Of Toots Thielemans
Bye Bye Blues Robert Maxwell Anytime!
Stairway To The Stars Urbie Green The Persuasive Trombone Of Urbie Green
Recado Bossa Nova Lee Evans The New And Exciting Piano Talent Plays The Best in "Pops"
Mr. Lucky The Brass Choir conducted by Warren Kime Brass Impact
Ya Ta-Ta-Ya Ta Ta The Corporation A "Sound" Contemporary Musical Investment
Spooky Bob Jung and his Orchestra Jung! - The Big Band Syndrome
Do You Wanna Dance The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Conducted By Buddy DeFranco Do You Wanna Dance