The blog home of John Christopher's The Neon Beat. A radio show featuring great music from the 1940's, 50's and 60's. Featuring great artists that you know and love. Artists like Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Doris Day, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, The Lettermen, Henry Mancini, The Four Lads, Tony Bennett, Marilyn Maye, Percy Faith and Andy Williams.
On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: We begin the hour with a Melody Of Love by The Ames Bros. Al Martino follows with "Volare'" Connie Francies sings a title number from a 1961 film, "Where The Boys Are." Vic Damone croons a hit from the film, "My Fair Lady." Peggy Lee puts a little salza in her music with "Tomorrow's Good Enough For Me." (a gal of my heart there) Frankie Valli sings his hit, "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You." Hear Dionne Warwick, The Lettermen, Perry Como and MORE!
On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: We launch this set with the king of mambo doing "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White." Frank Sinatra croons his hit, "Strangers In The Night" The lovely Jo Stafford sings a song from "South Pacific." Perry Como sings a song about that city with the "greenest green you've ever seen." Engelbert Humperdinck perform his great chart hit, "The Last Waltz." Hear Brook Benton, Glenn Miller, Marilyn Maye and lots more.
On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We kick off the hour with a chart hit by Tony Bennett, "Rags To Riches." After Tony enjoy an overnight hit from the 70's sung by Roger Whittaker, "The Last Farewell." Hear Ella Fitzgerald swing out with "I Got Rhythm." Matt Monro, the English gentleman, sings his chart hit, "My Kind Of Girl." Nat King Cole sings an old Johnny Ray hit, "Walking My Baby Back Home." Hear, Patti Page, Jerry Costanzo, Gene Pitney's "Liberty Valence" and more.http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/