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 kick off this week's NB with Peggy Lee's "Allright Ok You Win." Sinatra sings his version of "I'll Be Seeing You" backed by Nelson Riddle. Hear Kai Winding's 1963 instrumental hit, "More." Listen to Vaughn Monroe as he sings, "There I've Said It Again." Tony Bennett sings, "Fly Me To The Moon." Doris Day sings one of her hits that was inducted into the hall of fame in the 1990's, (about time eh?) "Secret Love." Hear Johnny Mercer, Vic Damone, and introducing Robert McHenry from KC. lot's more..
On the Neon Beat this week on Jukebox 2: This segment opens with a Cole Porter classic sung by Frank Sinatra, "I've Got You Under My Skin." Patti Page follows up with the female hit version of "Gentle On My Mind." Nat King Cole croons a great ol' Ray Noble hit, "The Very Thought Of You." Hear a 1950's fav by The Platters, "Twilight Time." Listen to a great piano player from Omaha, Nebraska play the theme from the 1966 film, "Born Free". Hear Anne Murray, Classics 4, Rick Nelson, Vikki Carr, and lots-a more.
On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: We open with a little hootenanny by the Rooftop Singers from 1963, "Walk Right In." Frank Sinatra pairs up with Keely Smith for "How Ya Fixed For Love Babe?" Hear a great TV theme by Nelson Riddle, "Theme From Route 66." Dino sings "Mambo Italiano." Connie Francis performs her first 1958 chart hit, "Who's Sorry Now." Hear Patti Page, Johnny Mathis (Gina), The McGuire Sisters and lots more.http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/