Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.25.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Hi Lo’s launch out with this week’s offerings with a rousing showcase version of “Keep Your Sunnyside Up.” Sarah Vaughan takes the stage next for a great Broadway song from “Damn Yankees.” Here more Broadway/film music with Robert Goulet from “Little Me” and Lucille Ball from “Wildcat.” You’ll hear period instrumental selections with Frank Mills, Bert Kaempfert, and a lovely hit song originally an imaging tune for Salada Tea performed by Hagood Hardy. Frank Sinatra sings a song called “There used to be a Ballpark.” Enjoy period groups like The Poni Tails with “Born Too Late” the Crew Cuts with “Sh Boom,” and one by Herman’s Hermits. We’ll track a 1950’s hit for Perry Como “Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes” followed up with a big band number by Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman right off Stagedoor Canteen. Listen to the great Tony Martin with the old Eddie Howard hit from the 1940’s, “To Each His Own.” Then listen to Rosemary Clooney with “Give Me the Simple Life.” Enjoy a salsa version of “If I Had a Hammer” by Trini Lopez. Listen today at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tom Jones kicks off this set with his 1965 hit that catapulted the man to stardom, “its Not Unusual.” Hear a 1956 film theme from “Picnic” sung by the McGuire Sisters. We’ll team up Les Brown and his Band of Renown with the Ames Brothers for “Sentimental Journey.” Hear more great big band with the Glenn Miller Orchestra remembering “Tuxedo Junction.” Hear Louis Prima, Keely Smith with Sam Butera and the band as they cut up on stage for “Baby Wont You Please Come Home.” Frank Sinatra is next with Nelson Riddle’s Orchestra as Frank sings, “It Happened in Monterrey.” Enjoy some smooth Cole Porter music sung by Ella Fitzgerald, “In the Still of the Night.” Kay Starr performs a jazzy rendition of “Bonaparte’s Retreat” followed up with Dean Martin’s silky alfredo version of “Return to Me,” and the Errol Garner standard, “Misty.” Enjoy Connie Francis with her sultry version of “My Happiness” and a jazzy performance of “Clementine” by Bobby Darin. Hear songs by The Lettermen, Brook Benton, and Anne Murray’s tender rendition of “Danny’s Song.”
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Art and Dotty Todd open this hour with their hit song, “Chanson D’ Amour.” Bobby Darin slams on to the stage next with a swinging version of “I Got Rhythm” followed up with some classic MGM music with actress Judy Garland. Sonny Boy, (Eddie Fisher) sings one of his early 1950’s hit songs, “I Need You Now.” Then listen to Mel Torme with some great Broadway music, “All I Need Is the Girl.” We’ll spin a 1956 hit record for Oklahoman Patti Page, “Allegheny Moon.” Kay Starr performs an up-tempo rendition of “Swinging Down the Lane” from one her most celebrated albums.” Hear Lou Rawls with the song, “Nobody but Me” and a lovely song by Doris Day, “I’ll Never Stop Loving You.” Listen to instrumentals by DOT records, Billy Vaughn, some great polka with Frankie Yankovic, and a smooth standard with Jackie Gleason’s Orchestra. Hear songs by The Andrews Sisters, Andy Williams and The Mitch Miller gang.
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Monday, July 18, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.18.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dinah Washington kicks off this week’s offerings with a jazzy song from “Guys and Dolls.” Next we turn the mic over to Lou Rawls for a smooth thang called, “Lady Love.” We’ll recall those “Moments to Remember” with the Four Lads. Followed up with an old pop hit for Dion and the Belmonts, “Ruby Baby.” Enjoy a fun Disney memory with Phil Harris as Ballou the Bear from “The Jungle Book.” We’ll track some great big band with Harry James and his Orchestra with Helen Forest singing, “It’s Been a Long Long Time.” Two old smoothies follow up Helen with Frank Sinatra singing a Harold Arlen standard. Then hear Tony Bennett with some classic film music. Ella Fitzgerald picks it up with a rousing Irving Berlin song followed with Perez Prado’s “Rock-a-mambo Baby!. We’ll spin Nat King Cole’s hit, “LOVE.” Listen to Johnny Mathis’s 1957 smash hit record “Chnaces Are” and a back of the rack hit for Bryan Hyland. Hang out for Petula Clark’s 1965 standard, “Downtown” and some music sung by Ed Ames from “Man of La Mancha.” Hit songs by Nelson Riddle and Bobby Goldsboro.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tony Bennett launches this hour with “The Good Life.” Frank Sinatra is next with a good ol’ Les Brown hit. Doris Day sings one of her most requested hits from 1952, “If I Give My Heart to You.” Enjoy a 1958 hit for The Platters “Twilight Time.” We’ll spin some fine period instrumentals by Hugo Winterhalter with jazz pianist Eddie Heywood playing “Canadian Sunset,” Tommy Dorsey’s “Tea for Two Cha Cha” and The Mantovani Orchestra with their 1951 hit, “Charmaine.” We’ll go “South of the Border” with Perry Como, then play a great jazz standard called “Undecided” sung by the Ames Brothers, and spin the song “Golden Earrings” by Peggy Lee. We’ll bring back The Mills Brothers for their rendition of “the Glow Worm.” Enjoy some lush Nat King Cole showcasing his multilingual skills with the song, “Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup.” Connie Stevens gives “Sixteen Reasons.” (Sixteen Excuses on the “B” side. KIDDING) Hear Claude King’s “Wolverton Mountain” followed up with Tom Jones with a good old country hit, “The Green Green Grass of Home. Hear songs by Shirley Bassey, Rosemary Clooney and Chet Atkins.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We begin this hour teaming up Rosemary and Betty Clooney with Harry James and his orchestra for the song, “Sisters.” Pat Boone steps on stage next for his 1957 hit song, “Love Letters in the Sand.” From Bowling Green, Kentucky hear The Hilltoppers with their version of the hit song, “Marianne.” (don’t rush me!) Enjoy some great film, Broadway, and TV music by Sammy Davis Jr, (Stop the World I Wanna Get Off) “Midnight Lace” with Ray Conniff, “The Colonel Bogey March” by The Mitch Miller Gang, “The Theme from Mission Impossible” by Lalo Schfrin and Henry Mancini with “Dear Heart.” Ray Charles sings a great Hoagy Carmichael song, “Georgia on my Mind,” followed with a steamy number by Jo Stafford entitled, “Make Love to Me.” Hear more Hoagy Carmichael with Nat King Cole singing a lush version of Hoagy’s signature song, “Stardust.” We’ll “Breeze Along With the Breeze” with the Four Lads. Listen to a great Cole Porter song performed by Roy Rogers, “Don’t Fence Me In.” Hear hit records by Patti Page, Dionne Warwick, Les Paul and Mary Ford and more.
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Monday, July 11, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.11.16

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Climb aboard The Fifth Dimension’s big beautiful balloon as we fly “Up Up and Away.” Then let Louis Armstrong bring a smile with his version of “Takes 2 to Tango.” We’ll track Dinah Washington’s 1959 smash hit, “What A Difference a Day Makes,” followed up with a little Brit invasion music with Chad and Jeremy. Enjoy a big band classic sung by Peggy Lee, “Happiness is a thing called Joe.” You’ll hear film music from “Top Hat” performed by Fred Astaire, and some James Bond music by Shirley Bassey. Listen to Dean Martin with “I Will,” Frank Sinatra singing “Over and Over,” and some TV funk with Sammy Davis Jr singing the “Theme From Baretta.” Will spin the Lee Hazelwood song and arrangement that became a signature hit for Nancy Sinatra. “Boots.” Enjoy some classic Stevie Wonder with “My Cheri Amour” and a little salsa with Sergio Mendez and Brazil with “Pretty World.” We’ll team up Dino and Sammy again for a fun live tate-a-tate of “Sam’s Song.” Hits by Bobby Goldsboro, Herb Alpert and Johnny Mathis. Listen at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: the New Christy Minstrels launch into this set with the lead voice of Barry McGuire singing “Green Green.” Then Frank Sinatra sings “Love and Marriage” (in the same sentence) with Nelson Riddle’s Orchestra. Hear the Ames Brothers with Les Brown and his Band of Renown followed up with an enjoyable back-of-the-rack memory by Carly Simon. We’ll enjoy some fun pairings including Steve and Eydie, Bing Crosby with Louis Armstrong, and Paul and Paula. Hear some great period groups including The Association with “Cherish” and The Lettermen with “Put Your Head on My Shoulder.” Tony Bennett will croon lovely song, the melody, taken from an opera classic. Ella Fitzgerald performs a great Cole Porter selection. Also, hear Andy Williams with his lush rendition of “April in Paris.” We’ll spin a period TV theme by the man known as the Don of film and television music in the 1960’s and 70’s. Hear the Henry Mancini Orchestra with the “Theme from Charlie’s Angels.” Listen to Nat King Cole’s Version of “Paper Moon.” More hit songs by Bobby Vinton and Barbra Streisand.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye storms on stage to open this hour with her rousing version of “The Song is You.” Frank Sinatra is next with a jazzy swing version of “Blue Moon.” Listen to the Lettermen with their rendition of “Where or When” and Mama Cass Elliot singing “Make Your Own Kind Of Music.” We’ll team up Lee Hazelwood with Nancy Sinatra with a fun country song called, The Tennessee Birdwalk.” Glen Campbell sings a great Jimmy Webb song, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix.” Then “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” as we listen to Jackie DeShannon. Enjoy a lovely recording of Nat King Cole’s version of the song, “Tenderly.” We’ll spin fine instrumentals by Horst Jankowski, a period TV theme by Valjean and some great Broadway music with Erick Kunzel and the Rochester Pops. We’ll track a song from the 1967 film, “Valley of the Dolls” sung by Dionne Warwick. Enjoy a great standard and signature hit for Jane Morgan, “Fascination.” Dean Martin sings his signature song, “Everybody Loves Somebody.” Songs with Al Martino, Dinah Shore, and Louis Prima.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.5.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: “Love the Second Time Around” sung by Frank Sinatra with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra launches this week’s neat offerings. Sammy Davis Jr takes the mic next with the Mike Curb Congregation for “The People Tree.” Enjoy a little Burt Bacharach/Hal David music sung by Dionne Warwick. Hear the classic hit by Arlo Guthrie as we cradle ourselves aboard “The City of New Orleans.” We’ll team up the great George Shearing with Nat King Cole for “Let There Be Love.” Perry Como belts out a mid-fifties sock ho
p hit called “Tina Marie.” Get two songs for the price of one with the Letterman performing, “Traces and Memories.” Kansas City’s own Marilyn Maye sings a song about that Midwest City of fountains. We’ll spin some movie music from the James Bond film “From Russia with Love” by Matt Monro then follow it with a saucy signature hit for Mary Martin. Listen to Frankie Avalon with the song, “Why” followed up with beach blanket buddie, Annette Funicello singing “O Dio Mio.” Hear the 1957 hit, “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter” sung by Mister “Oh YEh,” Billy Williams. Songs by Robert Goulet, Ed Ames, Anita Bryant and more.
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On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Rosemary Clooney and The Harry James Orchestra open this hour with “In the Cool Cool of the Evening.” Then let Dean Martin “Lay Some Happiness on Ya.” You’ll hear some great period groups like, the Seekers with “A World of Our Own,” The Fontane Sisters with “Daddy O!” And the Mills Brothers singing “Cab Driver.” We’ll spin some British invasion groups like Herman’s Hermits and Chad and Jeremy. Barbra Streisand sings one of many great songs heard in the film “Funny Girl.” We’ll spin the signature hit for Australian singer Helen Reddy, “I Am Woman.” Hear instrumentals by David Rose, the Bob Crewe Generation, and Herb Alpert and the TJB. We’ll play a fine 1970 comeback hit for Perry Como, “It’s Impossible.” Enjoy an Andy Williams rendition of a sentimental favorite from a 1964 movie starring Glenn Ford and Geraldine Page. We’ll cook up some BBQ ribs and chicken as we go dancing at “The House of Blue Lights” with Chuck Miller. Listen to Doris Day sing a song from her 1953 film Calamity Jane, and Al Martino with his 1967 hit, “Mary in the Morning.”
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On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Jimmie Rodgers leads off this set with “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine.” Then listen to a great 1960’s solo hit for Jersey Boy, Frankie Vallie, as he performs, “Can’t Take My Eyes off Of You.” Rosemary Clooney belts out a romping version of “Everything’s Coming up Roses.” Listen to some great period hit groups like The Limeliters with “Dollar Down and a Dollar a Week,” The Carpenters with “For All We Know” and The Four Knights with “I Get So Lonely.” Enjoy the great cinematic rendition of the Theme from Antony and Cleopatra performed by the arpeggio kings of the keyboards, Ferrante and Teicher. We’ll do a 1950’s run with The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly and The Chordettes. We’ll line up the Four Knights with Nat King Cole with the song “If I May.” The first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald, performs “I’ll Take Manhattan.” Frank Sinatra does a jazzy rendition of “Same Old Saturday Night” followed by some honey in the horn with Al Hirt playing “Sugar Lips.” Then hear Barbra Streisand with the tender song, “He Touched Me.” Songs by Andy Williams, Sarah Vaughan, and Harry James with Dick Haymes.
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Monday, June 27, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.27.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra launches this week’s offerings with “That’s Life!” Engelbert Humperdinck follows up with his hit version of “Spanish Eyes” and Barbra Streisand with a beautiful Andrew Lloyd Weber song from “Cats.” Enjoy a little good natured tate-a-tate between actress Judy Garland and Bing Crosby. Then Andy Williams follows with a vocal version of the 1963 hit, “More.” Enjoy some period instrumental selections with “the Peter Gunn Theme” by Ray Anthony, Leroy Anderson’s “Fiddle Faddle” and The Ventures with, “Walk Don’t Run.” You’ll hear Al Martino sing a WW1 and 2 favorite song about “the lady of the lamplight.” Listen to a sultry piece from a 1950 review that drew a comment from Orson Wells that Eartha Kitt was the most exciting woman in the world. We’ll “Get Outta Town” with the Velvet Fog, “Mel Torme.” Dean Martin teams up with the EZ riders for his 1956 chart hit, “Memories are Made of This” followed with a film song from “Good Night and Good Luck” sung by Dianne Reeves. We’ll spin records by the Four Preps, Doris Day, and a hit song by the British group, The Flying Machine. See the look of our new Radio George page!!  Listen now at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 2: Sammy Davis Jr opens this set with “the Shelter of Your Arms.” Then listen to a wonderful Italian version of “Quando, Quando” performed by Connie Francis. Sam Cooke is next with “You Send Me.” We’ll remember the 1956 film “High Society” with a great Cole Porter song done by Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. Listen to a Harold Arlen song that Harold called one of his favorites, sung by Sarah Vaughan. We’ll team up the Raylettes with “Ray” for the song, “Hit the Road Jack” followed up with a soulful hit for Dusty Springfield, “Son of a Preacher Man.” Hear Bobby Vinton’s hit song, “Blue Velvet.” We’ll play a big sky western set with Hugo Montenegro’s, “The Good the Bad and the Ugly,” Frankie Laine’s “Moonlighhttp://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/
t Gambler,” and Peggy Lee’s version of “Riders in the Sky.” Hear a great male group from Indianapolis sing a 1956 hit recording, “Day by Day.” Hear a rare recording featuring Nat King Cole at the piano backed by the Ralph Carmichael Chorus doing, “Whatcha Gonna Do?” Then hear the iconic song from the film “Singing in the Rain” by Gene Kelly.” Leave comments, see the lists at:

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Kay Starr kicks off JB3 with a jazzy version of “Up a Lazy River.” Then we’ll “get those stakes higher” at the roulette wheel for Elvis’s “Viva Las Vegas.” Hear the Gaylords with “the Isle of Capris.” We’ll track some great period instrumental selections with Les Baxter’s “Poor People of Paris,” Glenn Miller with “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” Omaha’s Roger Williams with “Autumn Leaves” and a film selection with Felix Slatkin directing the orchestra for “The Theme from the Sundowners.” Pack your bags for Frank Sinatra’s “Come Fly with Me.” Ella Fitzgerald takes on a great big band standard singing, “Begin the Beguine.” We’ll track one of Bobby Darin’s latter 1950’s hits, “Dream Lover,” followed with a fun romp with Doris Day’s “Ooo Bang Jiggly Jang.” We’ll team up Gene Kelly with Judy Garland for an MGM favorite, “For Me and My Gal.” Johnny Mathis performs the song, “Small World” followed by some Broadway music with the Four Lads. Hear Barbra Streisand, Glen Campbell, and the Association.
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The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.21.16

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Nat King Cole steams on stage for a rousing version of a great jazz standard, “Avalon.” Then we'll sweeten things up with a little honey in the horn with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Enjoy some great period groups like the Chordettes singing “Never on Sunday,” The Ames Brothers with “Melodie D'Amour” and The Four Freshmen with their jazzy 1956 rendition of “Charmaine.” Hear Frank Sinatra sing some signature Cole Porter with “Anything Goes,” followed with a fun hit song with Peggy Lee performing, “Manana is Good Enough For Me.” Enjoy some great big band with Harry James conducting his orchestra for “A Sleepy Lagoon.” We'll pull one from the back of the rack in fulfillment of a request for Ruth Brown singing, “I Don't Know.” Georgia Gibbs takes a period R&B number and sings from the shoulder her version of, “Tweedle Dee,” followed up with a little “Swayin'” with Dean Martin. Doris Day sings a hit standard from the Broadway play, Pal Joey. We'll “Jump Jive and Wail with Louis Prima and Keely Smith, then go from “Rags to Riches” with Tony Bennett. We'll play Steve Lawrence, the Mantovani Orchestra and more. Listen at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Glenn Yarbrough opens this hour with a 1963 hit from a Steve McQueen film called, “Baby the Rain Must Fall.” Then listen to The Marvelous Marilyn Maye as she goes into her song, “If My Friends Could See Me Now.” Enjoy the classic Tony Bennett signature hit, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” Hear some more great movie music with Dean Martin with a song he sang in “Oceans Eleven,” Elmer Berstein directing the orchestra for the “Theme From the Magnificent Seven,” and Pat Boone's lovely hit film song, “Friendly Persuasion.” Also tune in for a back of the rack hit for Georgie Fame's, “the Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde.” We'll spin the Drifters hit record, “On Broadway,” followed up by a period instrumental Bossa Nova hit by Joe Harnell. You'll hear Benny Goodman with Rosemary Clooney performing the song, “Memories of You.” We'll spin Nat King Cole's huge 1962 hit record “Rambling Rose” then ride the range listening to Marty Robbins epic hit record from 1959, “El Paso.” Listen for the lovely Patti Page with “Gentle on My Mind” and some folk with the Kingston Trio with “A Worried Man.”
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Look Out OL” MACK IS BACK. We open with Bobby Darin's great 1959 hit record. Then listen to a sassy little number written by Nashville's Mr. Floyd Cramer for the trumpet of Al Hirt as Jumbo plays, “Fancy Pants.” We'll sip a little 'Black Coffee” with the sultry Julie London. Then it's “Just You, Just Me” and Nat King Cole. We'll spin one of Frank Sinatra's most popular hit songs, “Strangers in the Night,” followed by a great Willie Nelson song performed by Mr. Ray Price singing, “The Night Life, Aint No Good Life.” Laugh a little with Mr. Phil Harris doing his rowdy hit song, “the Thing,” Turn up an old standard from the vinyl vault by the Four King Sisters doing, “Mairzy Doats” followed by Bing Crosby singing, “Sioux City Sue.” Enjoy some film music with The Four Lads performing a song from a Marilyn Monroe movie and Connie Francis singing the theme from “Where the Boys Are.” Keely Smith sings “You Go to My Head” followed by Satchmo singing and playin his horn for “I Still Get Jealous. More songs with Sammy Davis Jr, Perry Como, Frankie Laine and more. Listen now at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Friday, June 17, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.13.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Patti Page launches this weeks great selections with a light hearted song of redemption from “the Pajama Game.” Then will throw in a couple sumptuous chillers with Engelbert Humperdinck with “Winter World of Love” followed up with The Lettermen singing, “Our Winter Love.” We'll fulfill a KC request for Julie London's take on the song “The Good Life.” Dean Martin prays for a bumper grape crop this year singing “Little Ol' Wine Drinker Me.” Listen to the crooning of Nat King Cole singing one of his many charting hits, “Too Young.” Then tap your toes to Kay Starr singing “Mississippi” followed up with a hit instrumental by The Village Stompers. Hear some great Broadway and film music song by Vic Damone from West Side Story, and Dinah Shore with a song from a Bob Hope film called “the Paleface.” Sarah Vaughan sings the lovely song, “Tenderly.” Then we'll kick up the tempo with Michael Buble's “Foggy Day in London” and Vikki Carr with a song from “Little Me.” You'll hear songs by Johnny Mathis, Ray Conniff and more.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tom Jones steams on stage for his mega hit “She's a Lady.” Then we'll pull a Peggy Lee hit from the back of the rack called “A Doodling Song.” Sing along with Mitch Miller and the Gang doing “the Yellow Rose of Texas” followed up with The Everly Brothers singing their 1958 hit song, “All I Have to do is Dream.”' Hear the great Mario Lanza with a song from The Great Caruso. Margaret Whiting is next with a fun song from “South Pacific.” We'll spin an old 70's hit for Karen and Richard Carpenter singing the song, “On Top of the World.” Robert Goulet performs the tender song, “This Is All I Ask.” Hear the Association sing a song that goes down as one of their biggest charting hits, “Windy.” Then we'll track Kay Starr singing a toe tappin' version of the song, 'Back Home in Indiana.” Next, hear Les Brown with his band of Renown with “I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” followed with Frank Sinatra and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra doing “Makin' Whoopie.” Songs by Dean Martin, Connie Francis, Ella Fitzgerald and more.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Henry Mancini and his Orchestra open this hour with some great film music from “Darling Lili.” Dean Martin takes the stage next for his signature standard, “That's Amore.” We'll pull a deep play list hit for Joni James from the early 1950's called, “I Still Get a Thrill.” Listen to Mel Carter with “Band of Gold,” Nancy Wilson with a period hit, “Call Me,” and the Lettermen with their hit version of “When I Fall In Love.” Listen to a classy smooth version of a great Beatles song performed by Tony Bennett, “Something.” We'll go the Pan Am TV soundtrack for a great Ella Fitzgerald version of “Blue Skies.” Hear period instrumentals by Walter Wanderley with his 1966 hit song, “Summer Samba,” “Autumn Leaves” by the Jackie Gleason Orchestra and a Leroy Anderson song used as the theme for the TV series “What's My Line?” Nat King Cole does a smooth rendition of “Our Love is Here to Stay” followed by The Four Lads with The Ray Conniff singers doing, “Put a Light in the Window.” Hear some jazzy Sammy Davis Jr, Lawrence Welk with The McGuire Sisters, Johnny Mathis and more. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/
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