Monday, July 21, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.21.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Sarah Vaughan gets it underway with a great jazz standard, "How High the Moon." Tony Bennett sings a song with Count Basie about that Windy City. We'll team up Frank & Nancy Sinatra with Al Casey's guitar work for "Somethin' Stupid." Peggy Lee sings a toe tapper called "A Doodlin' Song." Great groups like "the Vogues", "and "The Seekers." Get your kicks on "Route 66" with Nat King Cole. Hear the always spontaneous Louis Prima as we "Jump Jive & Wail."
Some great big band with Benny Goodman. We'll play songs from Dusty Springfield, Al Martino, Joni James, and lots more at.. Have a good week Katzenjammers!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Fontane Sisters launch this hour with a mid 50's hit called "Hearts Of Stone." Frank Sinatra and the kids follow up with a hit 1959 song, "High Hopes." We'll get light footed with Fred Astaire with the classic, "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails." Barbra Streisand sings a song first introduced on The Tonight Show. Hear Ella Fitzgerald song some great Cole Porter from "Kiss Me Kate." We'll "Go Fishin' with Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby. Instrumentals by Harry James, Valjean's "Ben Casey theme" & Glen Gray. Listen to Doris Day, Elvis, The Lettermen and lots mo' See the playlists and leave comments at

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukbox 3: Gary Puckett and the Union Gap kicks off the hour with their 1968 hit, "Over You." Connie Francis sings a song from the Pan Am TV Soundtrack, "Quando, Quando." Nat King Cole croons a 1950's favorite called, "Pretend." Dionne Warwick performs one of her many Burt Bacharach/Hal David hits. Hear Glen Campbell with "Galveston." We'll team up Bing Crosby with Frank Sinatra with a lark song from the film High Society, "Well, Did You Evah?" Hear Steve & Eydie, Brenda Lee, Tony Bennett, Patsy Cline and lots more. All at...

Monday, July 14, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.14.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The first lady of swing, Ella Fitzgerald kicks off this hour with "Blue Skies." Hear the great Mario Lanza with his 1950's film hit, "The Loveliest Night Of the Year." Sammy Davis Jr teams up with The Mike Curb Congregation for "The People Tree." Hear The Carpenters with "Yesterday Once More." We'll do some Rat Packin' with Frank, Sammy, and Dino. Hear a
snappy country song performed by Guy Mitchell, "Sparrow In The Treetop." Great instrumental hits by Percy Faith, Henry Mancini and a one hit wonder called, The Pets. Andy Williams, Cathy Carr and more. All at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Petula Clark launches this hour with a 1966 hit song, "My Love." Next we go "Around The World" with Mr. Buddy Greco. We'll take a trip down to "Ol Cape Cod" with Patti Page. Frank Sinatra performs a jazzy version of "When You're Smiling" with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra. Listen to Peggy Lee's 1958 chart hit, "Fever." Hear a lovely version of "Gigi" sung by Vic Damone. The Dixie Cups sing "Chapel Of Love." Johnny Mathis, Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Mauriat, Jimme Rogers and more. See the playlists leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Henry Mancini opens this great set with a theme written for The Tonight Show by Paul Anka. Frank Sinatra brews a little "Witchcraft." Robert Goulet croons a wonderful old Art Lund hit, "Mamselle." Listen to Nat King Cole and musical actor Stubby Kaye perform the theme from the 1964 film, "Cat Ballou." We'll "Take Five" with the Marvelous Marilyn Maye. Some "Dreamin" songs with Bobby Darin, The Pied Pipers, and Perry Como. Listen to Dean Martin, Peter and Gordon, Harry James and more. All at:

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.8.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Robert Goulet gets it underway with a seasonal favorite from 1963, "Summer Sounds." The McGuire Sisters are next with their all time favorite from 1955, "Sugartime." Listen to a great jazz fusion group from the 1960's. Hear Blood Sweat & Tears with "You've Made Me So Very Happy." Hear Tony Bennett with the Count Basie Orchestra. Herb Alpert and the Brass with a tune from an award winning 1964 film starring Anthony Quinn. Hear Peter Paul and Mary sing a hit song for them written by John Denver. Listen to Lena Horne, Harry Nilsson, Les Baxter and more. all on: Have a great week kids!

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin kicks off this segment with "Send Me The Pillow You Dream On." Then hear the Marvelous Marilyn Maye with "Cabaret!" We head on down to the Big Ez with Jumbo, Al Hirt, with his 1964 hit, "Java." Listen to some film music by Henry Mancini from "Charade." The Ames Bros sing a lovely song with Hugo Winterhalter's RCA orchestra called, "You You You." Frank Sinatra croons an award winning song backed up by Gordon Jenkins, "It Was A Very Good Year." The Lettermen with "Summer Place." Dianne Reeves with a song from "Good Night and Good Luck." See the playlists and leave comments at: — with Marilyn Maye.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Engelbert Humperdinck opens this hour with a 1
979 comeback hit, "After the Loving." Sammy Davis Jr takes the mic next with the Mike Curb Congregation to sing a song you can taste. Nat King Cole sings "The Continental" on a recording made live in Vegas. Petula Clark performs one of her many chart hits from the 1960's. Hear some great instrumentals with Roger Williams, Nelson Riddle, Aker Bilk & Herb Alpert. You'll hear Burl Ives, Vic Damone, Joni James and lots more. All on..

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.30.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Nat King Cole get's it underway with a feel good summer favorite with The Ralph Carmichael Chorus. Tony Bennett is next with a great song from "The Sound Of Music". Listen to Johnny Mathis with "Venus." Louis Armstrong performs "Hello Dolly." Enjoy actress Judy Garland with a song from "the Harvey Girls." Hear some great big band with Glenn MIller and Benny Goodman. Connie Francis sings "Among My Souvenirs" Hear The Ames Brothers, The McGuire Sisters, Jo Stafford and lotsa more. go to Have a great week !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Ray Charles Singers start up this hour with their 1960 hit song, "Love Me With All Your Heart." Peggy Lee kicks it into high gear with "Come Back To Me." Then we'll take it "Nice N' Easy" with Frank Sinatra & Nelson Riddle. LIsten to Ella Fitzgerald with "In The Still Of The Night." Harry Connick Jr. performs a singing version of "the chew" with a "Recipe For Making Love." Great instrumentals by Glen Gray, Al Hirt, Bent Fabric and Nelson Riddle. Hear Nat King Cole, Bette Midler, Roger Miller's "King Of The Road" and more. See the playlists leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Petula Clark launches this hour with a million seller, "Don't Sleep In The Subway." Frank Sinatra takes it next with a jazzy song called "Granada." Enjoy some Rogers & Hammerstein music from State Fair sung by Andy Williams. Kay Starr sings one of her chart toppers "Wheel Of Fortune." Hear Dean Martin's "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You." We team up Brook Benton with Dinah Washington for "Baby You've Got What It Takes" Listen to Etta James, The Everly Brothers, Elvis, Doris Day and lots more. All at..

Monday, June 23, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.23.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Judy Garland starts things this week with "I Got Rhythm." Nat King Cole is next with a single that marks his stab at a rock n' roll record called "Send For Me." Enjoy a little west coast jazz with Anita O'Day singing, "Taking A Chance On Love." Laugh a little with a 1963 funny with Allen Sherman" Ella Fitzgerald performs a great Cole Porter song. Listen to instrumentals by Bert Kaempfert, Glenn Miller, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen, and Henry Mancini. Hear Dusty Springfield, Steve and Eydie, The Mills Brothers and more. Go to: Enjoy!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Frank Sinatra kicks off the hour as we go "South Of The Border" for this set. Followed by "the Lonely Bull" by Herb Alpert, Patti Page and the Kingston Trio's "El Matador." Barbra Streisand sings a lovely song she first sang on the Tonight Show. Nat King Cole croons a smooth interpretation of a George & Ira Gershwin song. Enjoy some great Big Band with Glenn Miller's Orchestra playing, "Tuxedo Junction." We team up Tony Bennett with Diana Krall for "The Best Is Yet To Come." Hear Michael Buble, Petula Clark, "the Boll Weevil Song" by Brook Benton and "Tie Me Kangaroo Down" by Rolf Harris. See the playlists, leave comments at:

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Ella Fitzgerald launches this hour with a song taken from the "Pan Am" TV series soundtrack, "Blue Skies." Henry Mancini is next with "Mr. Lucky." Perry Como sings a great song from "South Pacific." Hear Mel Carter's chart hit, "Hold Me, Thrill Me." Doris Day sings one of her latter hit songs from 1958, "Everybody Loves A Lover." Hear a latter 1950's single hit from a man from the KC area, Mr. Jerry Wallace. Also from KC, listen to Rob McHenry with his lovely take on a JD Souther cover. Hear Patti Page, Mills Brothers, The Everly Brothers and much more. All on.. Have a good week!

Monday, June 16, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.16.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Perry Como gets this segment going with a group called the Ramblers, "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes." Then we'll do a little dancin' "Cheek To Cheek" with Steve and Eydie. Listen to Andy Williams with "April In Paris." Diana Ross performs her film hit from "Mahogany." Hear Sammy Davis Jr with a Broadway hit from "Stop The World I Wanna Get Off." Frank Sinatra performs "It Happened In Monterrey" with Nelson Riddle. Lalo Schifrin directs his orchestra for "The Mission Impossible Theme." Hear Nat King Cole, Bobby Vinton, Dianne Reeves (from "Good Night & Good Luck.) Much .. Have a great week kids!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Mills Brothers launch juke 2 with their 1968 hit, "The Glow Worm." Tony Bennett is next singing of "The Good Life." Frank Sinatra sings a Les Brown hit, "How Bout You?" Listen to the incomparable Louis Prima with Keely Smith, "That Ol' Black Magic." Nat King Cole croons a little French with "Darling Je Vous Aime Beacoup." Hear Barbra Streisand's "Second Hand Rose." Listen to some great Big Band with Benny Goodman doin' an old Johnny Mercer fav. Great Instrumentals with Lawrence Welk, and Nelson Riddle. See the lists leave comments at ...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Vic Damone kicks off this hour with a lovely ballad, "You're Breaking My Heart." Eddie Fisher picks up the tempo with an old Jerry Lee Lewis hit, "Dungaree Doll." Jo Stafford sings with The :Pied Pipers for "Candy." Tony Bennett sings a hit song from "Bye Bye Birdie" We'll enjoy an evening in Rome with Dean Martin. Hear Horst Jankowski's great 1965 hit, "A Walk In the Black Forest." Marilyn Maye sings, "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" Listen to Ruby & The Romantics, Patti Page, Richard Chamberlain, Doris Day and mo'. Go to..

Monday, June 9, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.9.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Bobby Goldsboro jump starts juke 1 with a Mac Davis song that wound up as one of Bobby's biggest hit singles. Dinah Washington follows with a 1959 song that was her highest charting single. Hear the Chordettes as they sing one of their great harmony favorites, "Mr.
Sandman." Perry Como does a fun sock hop hit called "Tina Marie." Listen to Nat King Cole croon a smooth song called "Tenderly." Dennis Day performs a wee bit o' an Irish romp called, "Clancy Lowered The Boom" Take a ride in a "beautiful balloon" with the Fifth Dimension. Al HIrt, The Crew Cuts, Lucille Ball, Roy Rogers and more at...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tony Bennett opens the set with a beautiful song called "Stranger In Paradise." Then we'll "Keep Our Sunnyside Up" with a group that opened for Judy Garland, "The Hi Lo's" Tom Jones sings a country hit called "The Green Green Grass of Home." Marilyn Monroe sings an iconic favorite from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Listen to Dean Martin sing "I Will." Frank Sinatra sings a sentimental favorite called "There Used To Be A Ballpark." KC's Marilyn Maye performs a Jerome Kern song that wow'd em' on the Johnny Carson Show. Hear Mel Torme, Lou Rawls, Rose Clooney and more. See the playlists, leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Frank Sinatra launches this hour with a cut from his "Swingin' Session" album, "Blue Moon." Peggy Lee is next right off "Stagedoor Canteen" with Benny Goodman for "Why Don't You Do Right." Nat King Cole sings a jazzy version of the song, "Paper Moon." Johnny Mathis sings his biggest and longest running hit record, "Chances Are." Engelbert Humperdinck sings his great 1976 comeback hit. Hear The Lettermen, Glenn Miller, Claude King's "Wolverton Mtn" and much more.. Have a great week!