Monday, October 20, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.20.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Nat King Cole trio gets this set underway with an old Duke Ellington standard, "Don't Get Around Much Anymore." The Mills Brothers are next with a fun rendition of a song called, "Cielito Lindo" Hear some great Woody Herman big band with "The Woodchopper's Ball." Listen to a swinging Bobby Darin version of "I Got Rhythm." Hear some mo' rhythm, specifically "Bossa Nova" as sung by Eydie Gormet. Listen to Bert Kaempfert's 1961 chart hit, "Wonderland By Night." Hear Frank and Nancy Sinatra with their 1967 hit, "Something Stupid." (error here...I also have it listed in Jukebox 2, nope. Frank and Nancy will be solo in Juke 2.) Hear Johnny Mathis, Petula Clark, Bobby Vinton and more. all on..

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney start this sucker up with an invite to "Come To The Mardis Gras." Nat King Cole kicks it into high gear with an uptempo version of a great jazz standard, "Avalon." Hear the tight harmony of a one-hit-wonder group from 1958. The Poni Tails with "Born Too Late." Listen to a lovely ballad from the play, "I Do, I Do" sung by Ed Ames. Enjoy some classic folk by Peter Paul and Mary, "Blowing In The Wind." Frank and Nancy Sinatra sing their smash hit, "Something Stupid." Hear Sammy Davis with The Mike Curb Congregation, "The People Tree" Henry Mancini's theme from the film "Charade." Dionne Warwick, Glen Campbell, Bobby Sherman and lots more. See past lists, leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Frank Sinatra launches this hour with a cut from his "Come Fly With Me" album, "April In Paris." Hear strollin' remix of a great Patsy Cline hit, "Walking After Midnight" from the film, Sweet Dreams. Listen to Nat King Cole with a lush rendition of a great Hoagy Carmichael standard. Tony Bennett sings a lovely song from the motion picture, "the Sandpiper." We'll play a 1965 chart hit from "The Seekers." We'll team up Bing Crosby with Bob Hope for a romp from one of their "road" movies. We'll play some "Music To Watch Girls By" by The Bob Crewe Generation. The Drifters, Barbra Streisand, Sammy Davis Jr, Rick Nelson and more. all at..

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.14.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dinah Washington begins this set with a song from Guys and Dolls, "If I Were A Bell." Tony Bennett is next with "Stranger In Paradise." Brook Benton holds the gospel gun with the song, "Shadrach." Listen to America's sweetheart, Annette, with "Pineapple Princess." Enjoy a big sky western set with Marty Robbins, Glen Campbell, and a Film theme from "The Sons Of Katie Elder." Hear Billie Holiday sing, "All Of Me." Nat King Cole sings, "LOVE." Hear a TV theme as Sammy Davis Jr, sings "The Theme from "Baretta." Buddy Knox, Patti Page and more. All at.. Have a good week !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The McGuire Sisters launch this set with "Somethings Gotta Give!" Pat Boone is next with one of his many 1950's chart hits, "Love Letters In the Sand." Listen to Frank Sinatra sing a song from the 1961 film, "Pocketful Of Miracles." Enjoy a smooth Kris Kristofferson song sung by Sammi Smith, "Help Me Make It Thru The Night." Nat King Cole teams up with The Four Knights for, "If I May." Pop instrumentals by the T-Bones, Roger Williams, Felix Slatkin, and Leroy Anderson. Hear Perry Como, the Chordettes, Kingston Trio and more. Leave comments see the lists at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Georgia Gibbs puckers up into this set with a "Kiss Of Fire." Next, a one hit wonder sung by a man named Graham Pulleyblank from Eastbourne, England. Watch out for those "Little Arrows." Tony Bennett performs his signature hit about that city by the bay. Dean Martin prays for a good crop of grapes as he sings, "Little Ol' Wine Drinker." Great instrumentals with The Glenn Miller Orch, Perez Prado, Raymond Lefevre and Zim Zemarel. Louis Armstrong sings a song from "Mame" Frank Sinatra, "Softly As I Leave You", Dion and The Belmonts, Dionne Warwick and more. go to..

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10-7-14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra get's the show underway with the theme from Martin Scorcese's, "New York, New York." We follow up with a more recent film theme from "Good Night and Good Luck" sung by Dianne Reeves. Listen to Helen Reddy sing a song from the rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.."I Don't Know How To Love Him." Tony Bennett affirms, "the Best Is Yet To Come." (yeth-thir!) We'll play the signature song of an era, "Unforgettable" by Nat King Cole." Instrumentals by Glen Gray, Al Hirt, and James Last." We'll do a little dreamboat rockin' with Kay Starr. Jo Stafford, Bobby Goldsboro, Sergio Mendez and many more.. Go to..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Four Knights launch this set with a 1950's hit, "I Get So Lonely" (Oh Baby Mine) Frank Sinatra is next with a songbook standard, "The Lady Is A Tramp." Hear The Platters with "Harbour Lights." We'll team up Bing Crosby with Rosemary Clooney to sing a great big band standard. Dean Martin performs a toe tapping version of "Powder Your Face With Sunshine." Hear Tony Bennett's "I Wanna Be Around." Sarah Vaughan sings a lovely ballad called, "Eternally." A lovely film instrumental by Andre Previn. A "Raunchy" instrumental by Bill Justice. Perry Como, The Four Freshmen, Statler Brothers and more. See past lists leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tom Jones kicks off this hour with "Help Yourself." The great New Orleans trumpet of Al Hirt is next with "Java." Ella Ftizgerald sings a version of "Blue Skies" from the Pan Am soundtrack. We'll go 'Swinging Down The Lane" with Frank Sinatra. Sarah Vaughan performs a song from the play, "Damn Yankees" Enjoy a little Texas standard as we go "Across The Alley From The Alamo" sung by The Mills Brothers. Perry Como sings his great 70's comeback hit.  "It's Impossible." Listen to Nat King Cole, Keely Smith, Harry Belafonte and lots more. All at..

Monday, September 29, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.29.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Get ready to "Sway" with Dino as we open up Jukebox 1. Paul Anka is next with a song that became the image music for Eastman Kodak in the 1970's, "The Times Of Your Life." We'll take a rocket trip to the moon with The Ames Brothers followed by Sarah Vaughan. Hear The Mills Brothers with "Cab Driver." Listen to Tony Bennett with a song from "Gypsy." Kay Starr sings a great jazz standard from one of her most celebrated albums, "Up A Lazy River." Tap your feet to a Bert Kaempfert instrumental used in the daytime TV show, "the Match Game." Frank Sinatra sings, "Can I Steal A Little Love?" Hear Bing Crosby, Robert Goulet, Helen Reddy, Doris Day and many more. Have a great week kids !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Canadian sensation Michael Buble blasts off this hour with "A Foggy Day In London Town" Then listen to a live recording of The Lettermen singing a great 1960's standard, "Goin' Out Of My Head." Listen to Petula Clark with a tender ballad called, "This Is My Song." We'll do a little Vegas set with Elvis, Brook Benton with Dinah Washington, and Joe Williams singing with Count Basie's Orchestra. Nat King Cole performs a jazzy stab at a rock n' roll hit with "Send For Me." Andy Williams sings a Rogers & Hammerstein song from "State Fair." Hear Lena Horne, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and more. go to..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Connie Francis opens this hour with a song heard in the TV series Pan Am. "Quando, Quando" The English seafarer is next, Mr. Roger Whittaker with "New World In the Morning." Listen to Frank Sinatra sing "April In Paris." Tap your feet and sing along with Billy Williams, "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write
Myself A Letter." Dionne Warwick sings some great Burt Bacharach/Hal David music, "Walk On By." Enjoy some Dean Martin "In the Misty Moonlight" and Debbie Reynolds, "Moonglow." Bobby Goldsboro sings his 1970 chart buster, "Watching Scotty Grow." Hear Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Darin, and Dinah Shore. Leave comments see the playlists at ...

Monday, September 22, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.22.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: We open this hour with Engelbert Humperdinck singing his 1976 comeback hit, "After The Lovin" Tom Jones is next with a theme from a "lark" motion picture with Peter O'Toole, directed by Woody Allen. Listen to Hoagy Carmichael with his signature standard, "Stardust." Nat King Cole takes that trip down the mother road as Nat and the trio perform, "Route 66." The Four Lads sing a song from a 1950's Marilyn Monroe film, "Bus Stop" We'll do a great "western" set with Al Caiola, (Bonanza) Loren Green, and Dinah Shore. Hear Anita Bryant, Bruce Channel, Perry Como, Harry James and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Come on along and listen to, "the Lullaby Of Broadway" as we open this hour with Doris Day. Then listen to Frank Sinatra with "You're Just Too Marvelous For Words." Peggy Lee does a little bluesy number called "I'm A Woman." Nat King Cole sings a summer fav with the Ralph Carmichael singers. Listen to a lovely ballad by Barry DeVorson that wound up identified with an award winning Romanian gymnast. Robert Goulet sings a song from "Little Me." Hear Dean Martin with his 1956 hit with Terry Gilkyson and the EZ Riders. Hear Bing Crosby, Vikki Carr, Vic Damone, and much more. Leave comments see the playlists at

ON the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: An hour "you can't ref
use" as we open this set with the "Love Theme From the Godfather" by Andy Williams. KC's Marilyn Maye is next with "Cabaret." Enjoy some classic Cole Porter with Frank Sinatra, "I Get A Kick Out Of You." Great singing groups like, The Lettermen, The Four Lads, The Ames Brothers, The Hilltoppers, and a little Eire favorite by "The Irish Rovers" Hear Barbra Streisand belt out a "romp" of a song from "Funny Girl." Listen to Johnny Mathis, Nat King Cole's "Ramblin' Rose", Dionne Warwick. Laugh with Phil Harris at "44 Sycamore" Lots more.

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!