Esteemed Visitor --
This version of "Space Age Bachelor Pad Music on the Web" is
preserved here for all posterity exactly as it appeared on its last
day of existence in 1996. Enjoy!
Please note that all the original linked email addresses have been
stripped out to protect the mailboxes of the participants. Also, my
apologies for the many broken links.
(email, photography portfolio, photoblog.)
What, pray tell, is Space Age Bachelor Pad
Read liner notes from The
RCA History of Space Age Pop.
Space Age Bachelor Pad Music on the World Wide
Web is not associated with any record label.
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Bits & Pieces
-Wired Magazine 4.11
-Wired Magazine 3.0.9
- New! A Select
Discography of Important SABPM
Reissues and Compilations.
- Latest Events from KANU,
for the Best in SABPM.
- Robert Moehle has
contributed a tribute to late, lamented Paul
- An Early Xmas Present:Liner notes and track
listing from Bar/None's
upcoming Esquivel release, "Merry
Christmas From The Space Age Bachelor
Pad" (Bar/None Ahaon-083).
Download the sound sample!
- Humbly offered... the latest accolades
showered on this site.
Lots of New CDs!
- Louise Hubner's Seduction through
Witchcraft. Infinite Zero 9 43088-2.
- Jackpot! The Las Vegas
Story - Rhino R2 72557 (with Wayne Newton, Dean
Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Louis Prima, Robert Goulet, Liberace,
Mel Torme, and more!)
- Cocktail Mix Volume 4 -
Soundtracks with a Twist! Rhino R2 72240
(Lalo Schifrin, John Barry, Herbie Hancock, Nelson Riddle, Michel
Legrand, Ennio Morricone, and more!)
- Music for a Bachelor's Den - Sex Kittens
in Hi-Fi: The Blondes DCC Compact Classics DZS-097
(with Diana Dors, Jayne Mansfield, Doris Day, Julie London, Peggy
Lee, and more!)
- Music for a Bachelor's Den - Sex
Kittens in Hi-Fi: The Brunettes DCC Compact
Classics DZS-098 (with Polly Bergen, Tammy Grimes, Lena Horne,
Eartha Kitt, and more!)
- Arthur Lyman: Taboo
Rykodisc/hifi 50364 and Hawaiian Sunset (four bonus
tracks!) Rykodisc/hifi 50365
- Martin Denny: Forbidden Island
& Primitiva (2 LPs on one CD) Scamp SCP
- The Sound Gallery
Volume Two. Scamp SCP 9723 (sound
- Esquivel: Merry Xmas from the Space Age
Bachelor Pad. Bar/None AHAON 083 (read
the liner notes...)
- Bachelor in Paradise (Cocktail
Classics from MGM Films) Rhino R2 72464 (includes
Esquivel's "Dancing in the Dark")
- Astro Sounds from Beyond the
Year 2000 ,101 Strings - Scamp SCP 9717 (sound
And various music not at all exotic -- Olivia
Tremor Control-"Dusk at Cubist
Check out Selected Reissues and
Here at the Web Home of SABPM?
Space Age Bachelor
Pad Music on the World Wide Web Presents...
Featuring Sound Samples,
LP Covers, Esquivel Photos, Bibliography, Discography,
Now includes our exclusive Esquivel
We proudly present, in SABPM's newly
refurbished North Wing, a gallery of some of the finest
Exotic Music album covers from private collections all over
the world. Actually, Brooklyn.
Recent Acquisitions include
Si Zentner's "The Swingin' Eye!!!!!!!!"
and Tak Shindo's "Brass and Bamboo"
Selected SABPM Artists
Including Discographies of Esquivel, Dick Schory, The 3
Suns, and More!
Plus a Select List of Reissues
to Space Age Bachelor Pad Music, Incredibly Strange Music,
and Sites of Interest Around the Web.
Track Listing | Sources
Gallery | Selected
Discographies | Reissues
and Compilations | Pointers
From Joseph Lanza, author of
...excerpts from his new book,
The Influence of Spirits on the American Psyche."
If you love exotica, join Lazlo Nibble's Exotica
"The Web site with the coolest smoking jacket - not to mention
soothing sounds for dining, drinking, or just doing it!" --
HotWired Soundz - Surf, 7-25-95
"Space Age Bachelor Pad Music on the World Wide Web" is compiled and
maintained by Joseph
Holmes/The StreetNine Group. Copyright © 1995, 1996 Joseph
O. Holmes. All RCA album covers are copyright © BMG Music, Inc.,
and are reproduced here with permission. All Esquivel sound samples
are copyright © BMG Music, Inc., and are posted here with
explicit permssion of BMG Music.
No compensation or fees are received from any source in connection
with Space Age Bachelor Pad Music on the WWW. Graphical elements
copyright © 1995, 1996 Chris Holmes.
Space Age Bachelor Pad Music on the World Wide Web is dedicated to
Byron Werner and Tim Berners-Lee, without either of whom this site
could not have existed.
Thanks to Scott Ulrich for the typeface used throughout SABPM (but
not in the banner) -- it's Cheap Signage Standard and it's freeware!
Tons of thanks to Irwin, Bro. Cleve, Jack Diamond, Chris, Steve Spain
at Holy Cow Records, and all the visitors who write to say what fun
Offering the finest in Space Age Bachelor Pad Music reference
since March 1995
choice since 1987.