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.

--Joseph Holmes, Creator and Webmaster

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Space Age Bachelor Pad Music!
What, pray tell, is Space Age Bachelor Pad Music???
Read liner notes from
The RCA History of Space Age Pop.

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Bits & Pieces

Burning Man

Michael Jackson
Tom Jones

Combustible Edison
-Wired Magazine 4.11

Les Baxter
Martin Denny
-Wired Magazine 3.0.9

And various music not at all exotic -- Olivia Tremor Control-"Dusk at Cubist Castle"

Check out Selected Reissues and Compilations

What's New...
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, and more!

Now includes our exclusive Esquivel Track Listing!

Lounge Nation!

Your guide to Vinyl, Radio, Zines, and Lounge Culture.

Featuring Martin Denny's Exotic Percussion!

The American Gallery
of Exotic Album Covers

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"

Required Listening:
Selected SABPM Artists

Including Discographies of Esquivel, Dick Schory, The 3 Suns, and More!

Plus a Select List of Reissues and Compilations

Selected Pointers
to Space Age Bachelor Pad Music, Incredibly Strange Music, and Sites of Interest Around the Web.

Esquivel! | Esquivel Track Listing | Sources | The Gallery | Selected Discographies | Reissues and Compilations | Pointers

Other Featured Attractions...

From Joseph Lanza, author of
Elevator Music
...excerpts from his new book,
"THE COCKTAIL: The Influence of Spirits on the American Psyche."

If you love exotica, join Lazlo Nibble's Exotica mailing list

"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 they've had.

Offering the finest in Space Age Bachelor Pad Music reference since March 1995

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