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:

Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.28.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Nat King Cole launches this set with one of his latter hits, "Rambling Rose." Peggy Lee is next with a little attitude song called "Pass Me By." Listen to an old Jimmie Rogers hit for which a Post breakfast cereal was named. Ella Fitzgerald performs some great Cole Porter with "Anything Goes." We reunite The Association and bring in Barry Manilow for two hit songs for the price of one, "Cherish" and "Windy." Hear Dean Maritin's "Cry Like A Baby." Instrumentals by Bert Kaempfert, and Raymond Lefevre. Dusty Springfield, OC Smith, Judy Collins and more. Leave comments see the playlists at...

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..