Monday, September 15, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.15.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Sammy Davis Jr, backed by Count Basie does a sweatin' version of "The Work Song." Perry Como follows with a 50's sock hop hit called "Tina Marie." Listen to Harry James with vocalist Helen Forest sing, "I've Heard That Song Before." Johnny Mathis sings a lush version of the hit song, "Misty." Listen to Nat King Cole with the Ralph Carmichael chorus singing, "All Over The World." Swing with Ella Fitzgerald as we "Let Ourselves Go." Hear Petula Clark's 1965 chart buster "Downtown." Instrumentals by Leroy Anderson, and The Mantovani Orchestra. Buddy Clark, Rosemary Clooney and more. Have a great week !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Louis Armstrong starts up this set with a song from "Hello Dolly." Then we hear a song from The Pajama Game called "Cross Over The Bridge" sung by Patti Page. Frank Sinatra sings a toe tapper from his Swingin' Session LP called, "You Do Something To Me." Nat King Cole performs a jazz standard, "Sweet Lorraine." We team up Bing Crosby with Satchmo for a great song from "High Society..."Now You Has Jazz." Hear great horn instrumentals by Al Hirt, Herb Alpert, and Si Zentner. Tony Bennett, Joni James, Dean Martin and more. See playlists leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye kicks off this glorious set with a smashing version of a Jerome Kern song she performed on The Tonight Show.. Sammy Davis Jr. sings a song from "Stop The World I Wanna Get Off." We''ll play two great Cole Porter selections sung by Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. Dean Martin sings one of his signature fav's, "Everybody Loves Somebody." LIsten to Louis Prima and Keely cut up during their act with "Embracable You." Hear some great big band with Benny Goodman and Glen Gray. Hear an iconic movie favorite by Gene Kelly (bring an umbrella!) The Sandpipers, Sam Cooke, Horst Jankowski and lots ...

Monday, September 8, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.8.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Steve Lawrence opens this hour with an early 1960's chart hit called "Pretty Blue Eyes." Frank Sinatra takes on a smooth rendition of a song called, "Cycles" off an album of Frank doing folk songs. Hear Nat King Cole with the Four Knights singing, "If I May." We'll hear Nat's daughter Natalie as she swings with an old Ella Fitzgerald/Chick Webb standard. We'll play an A & M record sweep with Sergio Mendez, Herb Alpert, and the Carpenters. Listen to Robert Goulet with "The Green Years Of Our Love." And hear Bobby Darin's 1959 standard, "Mack The Knife." Judy Collins, Jack Jones, Tom Jones and lots more. See the lists leave comments at...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We begin this set with a little Rat Packin' with Frank and Sammy. Then we "Face The Music And Dance" with Anita O'Day. We'll be "Racing With The Moon" with Vaughn Monroe. Hear the Four Aces with a toe tappin' version of a great Harold Arlen song. Listen to Dean Martin with his 1967 hit, "Chapel In the Moonlight." Perry Como croons a lovely Don Mclean standard, "And I Love You So." Instrumentals by Nelson Riddle, Harry James, & Ferranti and Teicher. Peggy Lee's "Fever", Rosemary Clooney, New Christy Minstrels and lots more. All at...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Bette Midler busts onto the stage with a song from her album dedicated to singer Peggy Lee, "Alright, Ok, You Win." Tom Jones follows up with "Daughter Of Darkness" (WHY'd ya have ta feel-so-good!) Perry Como takes us on a "Dreamers Holiday" with the Fontane Sisters. Then we'll take a trip to the "Big EZ" with Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, "Come To The Mardis Gras." Hear Dionne Warwick with a tender song called, "Message To Michael." (missya bro, I truly do) We'll take a little "Taste Of Honey" with Herb Alpert and the TJB. More great Instrumentals with Sounds Orchestral, Felix Slatkin, and Mason Williams, Classical Gas. All for you this week at: Have a good week!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.2.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Les Brown and His Band Of Renown open this hour with their signature hit, "Leap Frog." Dean Martin is next with the Four Lads singing a great Frank Loesser Broadway Favorite. Hear The New Colony Six with their 1968 hit, "Things I'd Like To Say." Nat King Cole croons a Charlie Chaplin song called, "Smile." Sarah Vaughan performs a lovely version of "Misty" off a great 1954 recording directed by Quincy Jones. We'll play some great big band with Harry James and Helen Forest. Frank Sinatra sings one of his all time fav's, "Strangers In The Night." Hear Actress Debbie Reynolds, The Four Preps, Vic Damone, Pat Boone, Nancy Wilson and more..all at and have a great week kids !

ON the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Bobby Darin kicks off the set with one of his 1959 chart toppers, "Dream Lover." Shirley Bassey sings a song from the James Bond flick, "Diamonds Are Forever." Listen to Barbra Streisand with a song from Pinocchio. We'll do a little Doodlin' Song with Peggy Lee. Great instrumentals with Henry Mancini, Don Costa, Benny Goodman, and Herb Alpert. Frank Sinatra will brew up a little "Witchcraft" with Nelson Riddle. Hear Engelbert Humperdinck's hit song from a British short film, "The Cyclist Of Belsize Park." Hang onto your hat as we hear "Wild Is the Wind" by Johnny Mathis. Jo Stafford, The Four Lads, Danny Williams and more. Visit our blogger and leave comments at.. — with Joe Dimino.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tony Bennett opens this hour with a little pulpit pounder, "Sing You Sinners!" Then Eydie Gormet performs an old big band standard, "And the Angels Sing." Listen to Nat King Cole with one of his many period chart hits, "Mona Lisa." Doris Day sings a 1958 toe tapper, "Everybody Loves A Lover." Ella Fitzgerald sings some great Cole Porter music. Hear the Lettermen croon their 1961 favorite, "When I Fall In Love." We team up Rosemary Clooney with Guy Mitchell for a charming film fav, "The House Of Singing Bamboo." Listen to Glenn Miller, Frankie Laine, Brenda Lee, The Hollywood Argyles and lots more. At at...

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.25.14

ON The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Kay Starr spins our first turntable with a great jazz standard, "On A Slow Boat To China" off one of her most celebrated albums. Then hear the Ames Brothers with a remake of their 1950's hit, "Rag Mopp" Enjoy an Ella Fitzgerald treatment of an old Cole Porter song. Listen to Linda Ronstadt's first charting hit from 1967 with the Stone Ponies. Pack your bags as we board a Pan Am flight with Frank Sinatra. Nat King Cole does a jazzy version of an old Johnny Raye hit, "Walking My Baby Back Home." Hear Connie Stevens, Tony Bennett, The McGuire Sisters and more. where? oh..where?

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Pat Boone launches this hour with one of two 1957 chart toppers. This one from the film "April Love." Peggy Lee is next with a song of romantic concession, "Alright, Ok, You Win." Listen one of Bobby Vee's hits, "the Night Has A Thousand Eyes." Hear great groups like, The Vogues, The Lettermen, and a lovely 1970's hit by Climax, "Precious and Few." Listen to Vic Damone with a song from South Pacific. Hear Frank Sinatra and the Gordon Jenkins Orch with the award winning song, "Love's Been Good To Me." Hang out for a surprise song featuring Dean Martin singing with Rick Nelson. Hear Anne Murray, Tenn. Ernie Ford, Petula Clark and lots more... See the playlists leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The Four Lads open this hour with a fun song from "Gypsy" Judy Garland is next with a song remembering the golden years of MGM. Nat King Cole croons a lovely ballad, "the Very Thought Of you." Frank Sinatra sings one of his signature hits, "I've Got You Under My Skin." Listen to Jerry Vale as he performs his 1964 hit first heard on the Ed Sullivan show. Enjoy instrumental hits by the T-Bones, Al Hirt, and Bill Pursell. Hear Dinah Shore, Johnny Mathis and more. all on..

Monday, August 18, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.18.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith join up to open this hour with, "How ya Fixed For Love?" The Marvelous Marilyn Maye is next with her signature song, "Step To The Rear." Brook Benton sings a soul favorite, "Rainy Night In Georgia." Jazz diva Dianne Reeves sings a period song from "Good Night and Good Luck." We'll do a little "Mambo Italiano" with Dean Martin. Connie Francis performs the theme from the film "Where The Boys Are." Hear Nancy Wilson with her 1964 Grammy award winner, "You Don't Know How Glad I Am." Enjoy Tony Bennett, Kay Starr, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen and more..all at.. have a great week ! — with Marilyn Maye.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: We kick off this hour with a little Hootenanny with The Rooftop Singers, "Walk right In" Robert Goulet follows with a song from the film, "Little Me." Listen to Bing Crosby with a 1940's fav, "Sioux City Sue." Engelbert Humperdinck performs his number one charting hit, "Release Me." Listen to Nat King Cole with a lush version of a great Hoagy Carmichael Song. Some great big band with Harry James, Benny Goodman and Les Brown. Dionne Warwick sings some Burt Bacharach / Hal David music. Hear the Lettermen, Bobby Darin, Bobby Vinton and
more. all on..

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The English Seafarer, Roger Whittaker, opens this set with "New World In The Morning." Petula Clark follows with "Happy Heart." Enjoy some great Cole Porter with a song from Kiss Me Kate, "Too Darned Hot." Listen to some great Broadway from West Side Story, sung by Vic Damone. Hear some great groups like The Four Freshmen and the Ames Brothers. Lou Rawls sings "Lady Love." Listen to a lovely version of a song from South Pacific sung by Jo Stafford. We team up Barry Manilow and Bette Midler for an ol' Peggy Lee hit. (fun reparte' tween these two) Hear Frank, Perry Como, Ketty Lester and more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.11.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra kicks off the hour with "Strangers In The Night." Rosemary Clooney is next with a song, one reviewer called "the perfect theatre song." Chad & Jeremy sing a lovely wistful ballad called, "A Summer Song." Hear some film music with John Barry's Orchestra and Toot's Thielemans' haunting harmonica with the "Theme From Midnight Cowboy." Vic Damone croons an old Ray Noble hit, "the Very Thought Of You." We team up Bob Hope and Bing Crosby with a fun romp from one of their "road movies." Listen to a jazzy toe tapper by Nat King Cole, "Walking My Baby Back Home." Great big band with Harry James and Count Basie. Hear Loren Green, Patti Page, Robert Goulet and much more..all at:

On the Neon Beat this-a week, Jukebox 2: Dionne Warwick launches this hour with a Broadway hit called "Promises Promises." Ray Charles gets a gospel sound goin' with "Halleluja I Just Love Her So." Turn up your speaker for a surprise chart hit that crossed the pond in the mid 1970's sung by Roger Whittaker. Hear Tony Bennett's signature song about that city by the bay. Some great instrumentals by Kai Winding and John Barry. Hear some period chart hits by The Platters, Everly Brothers, and Shelly Fabares, Listen to some 1960's folk by The Brothers Four, "The Green Leaves Of Summer." Perry Como, the Cascades, Eydie Gormet and lots more. Leave comments, see the playlists at:

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: The English gentleman, Matt Monro kicks off this great set with his 1961 hit, "My Kind Of Girl." Karen and Richard Carpenter follow up next with "Only Yesterday." Then listen to a sweet tribute to the lovely homemaker with Glen Campbell. Hear some great big band with a top Glenn Miller hit, "In the Mood." Listen to a Dean Martin signature hit, "That's Amore'" Frank Sinatra pours a cuppa joe with "The Coffee Song." Enjoy some period TV music with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra. Kay Starr, The Fleetwoods, Rick Nelson, Etta James, Tony Bennett and more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.4.14

On The Neon Beat this hour, Jukebox 2: Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters do a great Milton Delugg polka arrangement of "Hoop De Doo." The Ames Brothers fill the speakers next with a great old Glenn Miller standard. Rosemary Clooney performs her take on a country song, "Just Because." Listen to Eddie Fisher with his 1952 hit, "Anytime." Nat King Cole croons his early 1950's standard that defined the era, "Unforgettable." Listen to Gale Garnett's "We'll Sing In The Sunshine." Great instrumentals by Lawrence Welk, Glen Gray, and Henry Mancini. Hits by Petula Clark, The Browns, Bing Crosby and more. See the playlists leave comments at: