Friday, August 17, 2012

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.13.12

On The Neon Beat Juke Box 1: The Ray Charles Singers begin this set with their 1960 hit, "Love Me With All Your Heart." K.C's Marilyn Maye follows up with "Make Your Own Kind Of Music." Robert Goulet sings his great hit from Camelot. To
ny Bennett performs a lovely jazz interpretation of a Beatles hit, "Something In The Way She Moves." Hear a folk fav. with the Kingston Trio, "El Matador." And Lena Horne sings her great hit, "Stormy Weather." Kay Starr, Brook Benton's (Boll Weevil song), Petula Clarke and more.

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 2: Dean Martin kicks it off with "Send Me The Pillow You Dream On." Then hear Perry Como's 1956 fun hit, "Hot Diggity!" Hear a requested number by Nat King Cole, "Nature Boy" from 1951. Hear current N.
Y. artist Steven Maglio as he does a Sinatra standard, "The Tender Trap." Patti Page sings "Allegheny Moon." Enjoy the rich croon of Dick Haymes singing "How Are Things In Glocca Mora." Nelson Riddle, Vikki Carr, Barbara Lewis and more.

On The Neon Beat This week, Juke 3: Rosemary Clooney launches this set with "You're Just Too Marvelous." (think Billy Crystal :) This is followed by a hit by a male group frequently seen on "Gidget" The Four Preps. Hear the playful rep
arte' between Louis and Keely as they sing "I've Got You Under My Skin." Enjoy a rat pack song with Frank and Sammy Davis as they do "Me & My Shadow" together. Hear Frankie Laine, Satchmo, Peggy Lee and more. Good listening this week!

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.6.12

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Peggy Lee fires off the hour with a smokin' version of "Come Back To Me." Frank Sinatra follows up with "South Of The Border." Then mercy mercy Puddin' Pie! Listen to a fun number called "Tweedle De
e" sung by Georgia Gibbs. Hear big daddy Burl Ives sing "Little Bitty Tear." Listen to a lovely version of "Scarlett Ribbons" by the English Seafarer. Gorgeous rendition. (Roger Whittaker) Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Michael Buble and more.

On The Neon Beat Jukebox 2: East Coast sensation Steven Maglio sings the lead cut from his "Songs For Sinatra Lovers" album. Petula Clark follows with "Don't Sleep In The Subway." Listen to an old roller rink standard by Bent Fabric orig
inally called "around the piano" For western marketing it was called "Alley Cat." Frank Sinatra sings "Nice N' Easy." Hear a great Dorsey number called "Song Of India." Patti Page, Ray Charles gets "Busted" Dean Martin and mo.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 3: "Hold Me, Thrill Me" with Mel Carter kicks off this hour. Then "Let's Dance" with Benny Goodman. Nat King Cole sings a lovely ballad, "Our Love Is Here To Stay." Here the Leroy Anderson tune that beca
me what many of us called, The Late Show theme. And "The Best Is Yet To Come" with Tony Bennett. Judy Garland, Stan Getz, Brook Benton's "Shadrack" and mucho more.

Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.30.12

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: We kick this hour off with Marilyn Maye's 'Cabaret." It's followed with a 1950's chart hit for Jerry Wallace, "Primrose Lane." Frankie Laine sings one of his hit songs, "Rose Rose I Love You." "Too Marvelous For Words" performed by Sinatra. Hear one of our great era ballad singers, doing, "Younger Than Springtime." Mr. Vic Damone. Enjoy, The Lettermen, Ed Ames from "Man Of LaManchia", Henry Mancini, Lena Horne and more...

On the Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: We open with Dean Martin's "Chapel In The Moonlight." Then we open our songbooks to "When The Saints Go Marching In" by Al Hirt. Enjoy an iced tea "Sitting In The Sun" by Louis Armstrong. Hear Nat King Cole's version of "Lush Life." Also hear a big chart hit by Sarah Vaughan from 1959, that despite it's popularity, she regarded the song as "corney" Hear Wayne Newton, a fun pairing with Frank Sinatra and Rosemary Clooney. and Lots more.

On The Neon Beat, Juke 3: This hour opens with "Summer Sounds" a 1963 hit by Robert Goulet. This is followed with a 1960's "space age" sweep featuring The Ames Brothers, Johnny Mathis, and The Tornados." It's "Yesterday Once More" with The Carpenters. We go "Walking to New Orleans" with Fat's Domino. And hear the Everly Brothers hit that was banned in Boston. Ella Fitzgerald, Engelbert Humperdinck and more..